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VA Senate Committee Kills Vote Rigging Plan

Source: Crooks and Liars
Jan 19, 2038 3:14 am

Link: ProgressVirginia reported Tuesday afternoon that the Virginia Senate’s Privileges and Elections Committee killed Sen. Charles “Bill” Carrico Sr.’s electoral college-rigging bill, despite an offer by Carrico to amend the bill to award el…

Chris Wallace compares White House 'war on Fox' to gangster tactics

Source: Crooks and Liars
Jan 18, 2038 9:14 pm

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Howard Fineman: No Combat Troops Remark Will Come Back To "Haunt" Obama

Source: RCP Vlog
Sep 22, 2014 11:42 pm

CHRIS MATTHEWS: It seems to me when you say administration official and you're doing it at the DoD you're really disguising the fact that it's a White House person, Tony Blinken or Denis McDonough, it's somebody who works in the W…

Ben Carson On Running For President: "The Likelihood Is Strong"

Source: RCP Vlog
Sep 22, 2014 11:38 pm

HUGH HEWITT, HOST: Now I know you like debating. And so the question arises. Will we be seeing you on the presidential debate circuit next year that will begin, that the Republicans are organizing for those who want the nomination of the party? D…

George Will on Iraq & ISIS: "The Quickest Way To End A War Is To Lose It"

Source: RCP Vlog
Sep 22, 2014 11:30 pm

GEORGE WILL: Well, with regard to his having ended the war in Iraq, of course, he ended our participation in it. And as Orwell said, the quickest way to end a war is to lose it, which we may have done. It all is going to come down to whether or not I…

Obama Administration Unveils New Rules to Fight Tax Inversions

Source: Time: Swampland
Sep 22, 2014 11:02 pm

The U.S. Treasury Department said Monday it will take steps to curb the practice of companies moving their headquarters overseas by trimming the tax benefits of those transactions — known as corporate tax inversions — and, in some cases, …

I Mitigate Myself

Source: Eschaton
Sep 22, 2014 10:53 pm

Aside from the current controversy, I can't ever remember a single person saying "Stanley wrote something really smart today..." which is kind of the minimum for a critic.

President Obama Job Approval

Source: Real Clear Politics Poll Averages
Sep 22, 2014 10:44 pm

RCP AverageApprove:41.7%Disapprove:53.3%Spread: -11.6%

Iowa Absentee Ballots Have Nearly Doubled Since 2010

Source: Time: Swampland
Sep 22, 2014 10:39 pm

Enthusiasm is building ahead of November's election to replace retiring Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin

Hillary Clinton Sends Fundraising Email for House Democrats

Source: Wall Street Journal: Washington Wire
Sep 22, 2014 10:32 pm

Hillary Clinton sent her first fundraising email of the 2014 election cycle Monday morning, asking for donations on behalf of House Democrat’s campaign arm, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

Obama on White House Breach: "Grateful" For Secret Service

Source: RCP Vlog
Sep 22, 2014 10:16 pm

After an unprecedented security breach at the White House, the Secret Service is considering new security measures and President Barack Obama said he remains confident. Meanwhile, the accused intruder appeared in federal court. "The Secret …

Who Gets Rich Harvesting Burger King And The American Economy?

Source: Crooks and Liars
Sep 22, 2014 10:00 pm

As fast-food workers across the country strike for decent pay, Burger King is still preparing to abandon the U.S. as its home country. How does a burger company get flipped like this and who gets rich when it happens? Burger King is a company whose p…

Hillary Clinton: "Reimagining Impact Requires Leaders Who Will Reimagine"

Source: RCP Vlog
Sep 22, 2014 9:59 pm

"Reimagining impact requires leaders who will reimagine and who will be unafraid to do so and ask themselves, beginning with themselves, hard questions and then ask others in their leadership team," former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton…

3 Reasons for Democrats to Worry If Republicans Win the Senate

Source: Wall Street Journal: Washington Wire
Sep 22, 2014 9:51 pm

Jim Manley: If Republicans take over the Senate, Democrats could wash their hands of any responsibility for legislating, but Republicans would still have the power to subpoena--and would not be afraid to use it.

Full TX-Gov Debate: State Sen. Wendy Davis vs. State Attorney General Greg Abbott

Source: RCP Vlog
Sep 22, 2014 9:46 pm

WOAI-TV: Texas State Senator Wendy Davis (D) and Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) met in their first debate as they campaigned to be the next Texas governor."‚The debate was held in the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance, l…

Donald Trump says Boston Brown is seeking his support, may make robocalls in New Hampshire

Source: Daily Kos
Sep 22, 2014 9:30 pm

Will Scott Brown play the Trump card? We've already seen Donald Trump endorsing Mitch McConnell for Speaker of the House because he says a McConnell speakership will be good for Kentucky, but if you live in New Hampshire, America's Favorite Birther…

Army’s Top Officer Wonders if the Post-9/11 Wars Have Been Worth It

Source: Time: Swampland
Sep 22, 2014 9:24 pm

“I’m not willing to comment on that yet,” Gen. Ray Odierno says

Happy Hour Thread

Source: Eschaton
Sep 22, 2014 9:03 pm


Fox News' James Rosen Bashes Rachel Maddow For Questioning The Military

Source: Crooks and Liars
Sep 22, 2014 9:00 pm

Fox News Chief Washington correspondent James Rosen attacked Rachel Maddow on Howie Kurtz' Media Buzz show Sunday morning when he was asked about the anti-war voices emanating from the left over President Obama's ISIS strategy. As we've seen with mos…

Google chairman on ALEC: 'They’re just literally lying'

Source: Daily Kos
Sep 22, 2014 8:39 pm

Eric Schmidt Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said Monday that the company's participation in, and funding of, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) was a "mistake," and that the organization's fight against climate legislation and in promot…

Government Veterans to Take Fight to Extremists on Online Battleground

Source: Time: Swampland
Sep 22, 2014 8:34 pm

The Counter Extremism Project aims to wage cyberwar with groups like ISIS

Clinton World Braces for Big News on Baby Front

Source: Wall Street Journal: Washington Wire
Sep 22, 2014 8:25 pm

The Clinton family is about to drop some big news – having nothing to do with Hillary Clinton’s presidential ambitions.

If You Agree With Me on 9 out of 12 Issues

Source: Time: Swampland
Sep 22, 2014 8:18 pm

Charlotte, North Carolina More'F' Is for Firearm: More Teachers Can Carry Guns in Class NBC NewsPrice of Terror: ISIS Pays Foreign Fighters $1,000 Per Month NBC NewsWill Apartment Hold the Clues to Find Hannah Graham? NBC NewsKim Kardashian's Alleged…

Conservative Christian Rewrites Harry Potter So Her Kids Won't Turn Into Witches

Source: Crooks and Liars
Sep 22, 2014 8:00 pm

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White House Spells Out Increased Security

Source: Wall Street Journal: Washington Wire
Sep 22, 2014 7:58 pm

The Secret Service has quickly implemented a number of changes to White House security after a U.S. Army veteran managed to scale a fence and dash into the executive mansion, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said.

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