It’s been almost three months since Obama asked for a new authorization for the use of military force and there’s been little movement on the issue “We’re going to do one thing at a time,” said Sen. Bob Corker.
“I think that — listen, she has the right to do what she did. Just because you have the right to do it doesn’t mean you should do it.”
The bill would allow Congress to vote on blocking the White House from lifting sanctions against Iran. Speaker Boehner has said he will fight for quick passage of the bill in the House.
Expect the Senate floor to look more like a Republican presidential debate stage in the coming weeks, with candidates Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, and Ted Cruz facing off over the size and scope of the government’s domestic surveillance program.
Sen. Marco Rubio headlined a closed-to-the-media fundraiser for the Center for Arizona Policy, the group that helped push the state’s religious freedom bill later vetoed by former Gov. Jan Brewer, on Wednesday.
The Iowa Republican also said that if the Supreme Court decides to “change the definition of marriage,” the country will be thrown into “an endless trauma.”
“If there was a crisis, Steve was not to be found. And so Hillary starts callin’ him the ‘fat phantom.’ And she would be demanding that somebody go in search of the fat phantom.”
According to her school newspaper and yearbook, Hillary Rodham debated Democrats, almost made it onto a quiz show, performed in a Hamlet parody called “Halibut,” took a stand against vandalism, and interviewed herself about her high school accomplishments.
A report from the local press says his crime plan included the death penalty for knowingly transmitting the AIDS virus.
The electric chair is Tennessee’s plan B if the state can’t get ahold of lethal drugs. The inmates argue it’s unconstitutional, but the state argues that they can’t challenge it yet.
Every major Republican is hitting the state up for money and endorsements right now. But, at least for now, donors, operatives, and lawmakers are in a freeze while the state’s senior senator eyes running for president.
Activists challenged Hillary Clinton to go left on immigration — something the Obama administration fought them on — and they didn’t expect much. But at one small event in Nevada on Tuesday, Clinton surprised them all.
The newly announced presidential candidate is making his campaign all about the kind of conservative baby boomers who watched his Fox News show. “When you get on to an airplane you want at least one of the pilots to have a few grey hairs,” says a Huckabee adviser.
The Kentucky senator and Republican presidential candidate has been consistent on the issue he says is the “number one problem facing our country”.
“I think for too long — and I’ll say this, this is a fairly aggressive term — but I think there are too many poverty pimps in our society.”
“Some people just seize upon things and they can’t hear anything else and they try to create a big deal about it and really that’s what [political correctness] does,” Carson said.
“Empire of Lies” could come out in the thick of the primaries. “Although Ron has been approached many times, he hasn’t agreed to cooperate in a documentary until now.”
Rep. Ami Bera appears to copy from the Business Roundtable, Third Way, and the White House in rare instance of a Democrat offering President Obama full-throated support for fast-track trade authority.
“We need to revive the exceptional spirit that built America.”
Henry Muñoz wants to be a force in the Latino finance world during the presidential campaign. He spoke to BuzzFeed News before a Latino Victory Foundation event about Castro, the LIBRE Initiative, and Latino representation.
The former Arkansas Governor announced Tuesday that he will seek the presidency for the second time.
Democrats and liberal donors have been sounding the alarm about the LIBRE Initiative. BuzzFeed News obtained a copy of the presentation the DNC shared with Democrats over the weekend and again on Monday.
“If the Supreme Court rules sometime this year that same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional, then that will be a defining moment in that debate. It will be time for us to move forward as a society.”
“I give 10% of my revenue off the top every year to the foundation, and Hillary in the year she was there gave 17,” former President Clinton told NBC News.
As the Wisconsin governor takes a conservative hardline on immigration, his past statements come under scrutiny.
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The ad, which plays on the famous “I’m a Mac, I’m a PC” commercial, was run during Walker’s 2008 race for Milwaukee county executive, a race he won. It notably features Walker wearing a fake mustache and glasses to play his alter ego. The ad attempted to dispel attacks made by his opponent, Lena Taylor, as inaccurate caricatures.
Guy Benson is gay, but he doesn’t really think that matters. The Townhall.com political editor does, however, think LGBT people should be more open to gay Republicans — even as he thinks gay issues present a “real obstacle” for his party.
The former Hewlett-Packard CEO announced her intentions Monday morning on ABC’s Good Morning America.