“While there are deep concerns about slippery slopes and being dragged into a sectarian war in Iraq, progressives will not oppose action responding to genocide.”
In an alternate reality, President Obama always talks the way he did at Ft. Belvoir Thursday.
The Obama administration pivots off another natural disaster to make its case that climate change is real and Americans are already suffering because of it.
“Obama and Netanyahu are like little kids who have been paired together by their science teacher, but who still want to try and jab and hurt each other as much as possible.”
“Sunflower dress game strong.”
The president says the word “torture” — twice — when talking about controversial CIA interrogations from the post-9/11 era.
“It’s not particularly relevant whether a particular leader in Hamas ordered this abduction,” Obama says.
President Obama promises a limited, effective fight against the Islamic State in Iraq in comments Saturday morning. U.S. military jets launched several airstrikes Friday on isolated targets.
A poll found 53% of Americans now have an unfavorable opinion of the Affordable Care Act — the largest percentage in the survey’s four-year history.
Obama also says lethal aid to Kiev is not on the table.
President Obama speaking from the White House briefing room. Watch live here.
“Do you want the Manpad that you supplied to the opposition to be the one that shot down the Malaysian airplane?”
John Podesta says Republicans in the House are a “lagging indicator” when it comes to climate change.
“The administration’s position on this has not changed.”
“If you’re a strong man, you should not feel threatened by strong women,” the president said.
Dan Pfeiffer: “It would be foolish to discount the possibility that the Republicans would consider going down that path.” Update: Boehner’s office says impeachment has been “ruled out.”
The Obama administration is joining with Congressional Democrats steering clear of the Cuellar-Cornyn border bill.
Started by top Obama campaign vets, 270 Strategies’ new training program has drawn skepticism from Democrats and progressives on the campaign trail.
But U.S. officials say Russia “created the conditions” for the downing of Flight 17.
“What exactly are they trying to hide?”
“Scale of #MH17 disaster is horrific for people of Netherlands: Number of victims relative to total population is same as 9/11 for U.S.”
“The United States will offer any assistance we can to help determine what happened and why, and as a country, our thoughts and prayers are with all of the families of the passengers wherever they call home.”
“We don’t have months. We have days.”
Shannon Guess Richardson, who played a zombie on The Walking Dead, had blamed her husband for sending pro-gun letters laced with ricin to the President and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Villaraigosa says he didn’t know of code violations and would have fixed problems if he did. “Looks like shit,” neighbor says.
The first lady spoke at the LULAC convention in New York City about the importance of education and immigration reform for the Latino community.
And then he praised Nixon.
“This isn’t theater. This is a problem.” Obama puts the border crisis on Congress’ shoulders.
“I’ve never taken a position more deadly to my career than this — and I have never, ever taken a position that is more right than this.”