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With Bad News Looming In New Hampshire, Clinton Looks To Reorganize Campaign

Clinton Shrug

With Bernie Sanders likely to win New Hampshire tonight, Hillary Clinton is reportedly looking to reorganize her campaign.

Clinton Supporters Scold Younger Women For Supporting Bernie Sanders

Clinton Sanders Debate

Hillary Clinton’s campaign and its supporters seem to be getting frustrated by the fact that younger women are seemingly more interested in her opponent than in her.

Hillary Clinton And Bernie Sanders Clash In First One-On-One Debate

Clinton Sanders Debate

With the Vermont Senator holding a seemingly insurmountable lead in New Hampshire, Bernie Sanders and HIllary Clinton clashed last night in their most contentious debate yet.

War Against ISIS Poised To Expand Into Libya?

Obama ISIS

Get ready for an expansion of the war against ISIS into Libya, because it’s probably not far away.

Clinton Narrowly Wins Iowa, Heads To Seemingly Unwinnable Battle In New Hampshire

Clinton Sanders January Debate

Hillary Clinton eked out the narrowest of wins in Iowa, but now she’s headed to New Hampshire where Bernie Sanders holds a seemingly insurmountable lead in the polls.

Final Iowa Polling Shows It All Depends On Turnout, Plus A Projection

Iowa Road Sign

The final polls of the Iowa Caucus show that the outcome of tonight’s caucuses depend almost entirely on turnout at this point. Plus, a projection of who will win and the order of finish.

Donald Trump And Bernie Sanders Hold On To Solid Leads In New Hampshire

Bernie Sanders Donald Trump

With just over a week to go, the New Hampshire primary is being dominated by a bombastic New York celebrity and a septuagenarian Vermont socialist.

Trump, Clinton Hold Leads In Final Des Moines Register Iowa Poll

Donald Trump Hillary Clinton

The final Des Moines Register poll before Caucus Night shows Donald Trump leading the GOP field, and Hillary Clinton with a narrow lead over Bernie Sanders, but much of the final outcome will depend on who shows up for the respective party caucuses.

State Department Withholds 22 Hillary Clinton Emails For Containing “Top Secret” Information

Hillary Clinton Blackberry

More email headaches for the Clinton campaign, but it remains unclear if any wrongdoing occurred.

Ed Rendell Accidentally Throws His Hate In The Ring For Hillary

Picard Facepalm

Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell wanted to send out a tweet about the potential of an independent bid for the Presidency by former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, but he ended up making one crucial mistake: It took about ten minutes for Rendell, or someone on his staff to notice the error and issue a […]

Hillary Clinton And Bernie Sanders Battle Going Down To The Wire

Bernie Sanders Hillary Clinton

With less than a week to go before the Iowa Caucuses, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are fighting a closely-pitched battle that will depend largely on turnout.

Palin’s Trump Endorsement Brings Tina Fey Back To SNL

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We all knew this was going to happen once Sarah Palin joined Donald Trump in Iowa last week: “Sha’s two Corinthians short of a Bible.” Good one.

Des Moines Register Endorses Clinton, Rubio

Clinton Rubio

Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio have won the endorsement of the Des Moines Register, but it’s unclear how much this will help their respective campaigns.

Clinton Email Server Contained Information Classified Above ‘Top Secret,’ Report Contends

Hillary Clinton Blackberry

New email headaches for Hillary Clinton, but it’s not clear what impact they will have on the race for President, if they have any impact at all.

Sarah Palin Endorses Donald Trump

Sarah Palin Meets With Donald Trump In New York During Her Bus Tour

Sarah Palin is back, and she’s endorsing Donald Trump for the Republican nomination for President.

Clinton, Sanders Clash In Final Democratic Debate Before Iowa Caucuses

Clinton Sanders January Debate

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed in the final debate before the Iowa Caucuses in the context of a race that has appeared to become tighter than it was before Christmas.

Obama’s Final State Of The Union Garners Record Low Ratings

Obama 2016 State Of The Union

President Obama’s final State Of The Union address was the lowest rated in quite some time: President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address drew 31.3 million viewers across 12 networks, marking a new record low in viewership, according to Nielsen. More than 21 million people watched on the “big four” broadcast networks. CBS […]

Obama’s Lame Duck State Of The Union

Obama 2016 State Of The Union

President Obama’s final State Of The Union Address was largely a recognition of the fact that his time on the world stage is quickly coming to an end.

Democratic Race Tightens In New Iowa And New Hampshire Polling

Hillary Clinton Bernie Sanders

The Democratic race in Iowa and New Hampshire is tightening, according to new polling, but this still seems to be Clinton’s race.

Obama’s Executive Action On Guns Is More Symbolism Than Substance

Gun Flag

The gun control regulations to be announced later today by President Obama later today amount to far less than the hype would lead you to believe.

Trump Comes In Second, Tied With Pope, In ‘Most Admired Man’ Poll

Trump Apprentice

Donald Trump is in second place, and tied, with Pope Francis, in a poll asking Americans to name the person they most admired in 2015.

Bill Clinton Set To Play Bigger Role In His Wife’s Campaign In The New Year

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Former President Clinton is set to hit the campaign trail for his wife in the New Year, and that could make things quite entertaining.

Third Democratic Debate Grabs 6.7 Million Viewers, The Lowest Yet For Any 2016 Debate

Third Democratic Debate Sanders Clinton O'Malley

To nobody’s surprise, the third Democratic Debate received the lowest ratings yet of any debate so far this election cycle.

Third Democratic Debate Establishes That The Democratic Nomination Fight Is Over

Third Democratic Debate Sanders Clinton O'Malley

If you were looking for evidence that the race for the Democratic nomination is basically over, you need look no further than last night’s Democratic Debate.

Debate Schedule And Other Incidents Lead Sanders And O’Malley To Allege DNC Favoritism

Second Democratic Debate

A debate schedule that seems designed to limit the ability of viewers to see candidates, and other incidents, has led Hillary Clinton’s opponents to allege that the D.N.C. is favoring Hillary Clinton.

DHS Official Argues Against Using No-Fly List To Bar People From Buying Guns

No-Fly List

At least one DHS official seems to be against the idea of using no-fly list to stop people from buying firearms.

Does Being A National Leader Shorten Your Lifespan? Maybe, Maybe Not

Obama Aged Photos

A new study suggests that being a national leader may shorten your expected lifespan.

Bowe Bergdahl To Face Court Martial For Desertion, Endangering U.S. Troops

Bowe Bergdahl

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will face a Court Martial for the circumstances that led to his being capture and held captive by the Taliban for five years.

Using The No-Fly List To Bar Gun Purchases Is Bad Policy, And Likely Unconstitutional

No-Fly List

The Governors of Connecticut and New York are joining President Obama and Hillary Clinton in favor of a really bad idea.

Sarah Palin Endorses Donald Trump’s Anti-Muslim Bigotry

Sarah Palin Meets With Donald Trump In New York During Her Bus Tour

Sarah Palin has joined such luminaries as Rush Limbaugh, Ann Coulter, Laura Ingraham, and former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke in endorsing Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim immigration plan.

Obama’s Big ISIS Speech Was A Big Nothing

Obama Oval Office Podium

For an Oval Office address delivered on a Sunday night, President Obama’s speech last night sounded more like a statement read from the podium in the press room.

San Bernardino Leaves Anti-Terror Policy In Disarray As Obama Prepares To Address Nation

Obama ISIS

The attack in San Bernardino has seemingly left the Administration’s anti-terror strategy in disarray, so the President is addressing the nation tonight to say, well, something I guess.

No, We Shouldn’t Use The No-Fly List To Decide Who Can’t Buy A Gun

No-Fly List

The no-fly list is a flawed, arbitrary mess that has kept innocent people from flying for years. Using it to deny people rights recognized by the Constitution is, quite honestly, insane.

Francois Hollande’s Quest For A United Front Against ISIS May Be Doomed To Fail

Hollande Putin

France’s President has spent the week trying to forge and agreement on an anti-ISIS policy, but the two nations that matter the most also disagree the most.

Former Benghazi Committee Staffer Sues Committee, And Rep. Trey Gowdy

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A former staffer for the House Select Committee investigation the attack in Benghazi is suing the Committee for improper employment practices, and Chairman Trey Gowdy for defamation.

Hillary Clinton’s Ideas On How To Fight ISIS Are As Incoherent And Flawed As Everyone Else’s

Clinton CFR Speech

Hillary Clinton’s recently announced policies toward the ISIS fight are as incoherent and misguided as President Obama’s and those of her Republican opponents.

Poll Finds American Fearful Of Terrorism, Distrustful Of Obama And Syrian Refugees

Terrorism Word Cloud

A new poll taken in the wake of the Paris attacks finds Americans increasingly fearful of ISIS attacks in the U.S., opposed to the admission of Syrian refugees, and not very confident in President Obama’s ability to deal with the ISIS threat.

Obama Administration Appeals Fifth Circuit Immigration Ruling To Supreme Court

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The Obama Administration is asking the Supreme Court to review a ruling that kept a hold on last year’s immigration execution action in place.

Washington Post Reporter Jason Rezaian Sentenced By Secret Iranian Court

Iranian And American Flags

Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post reporter who has been held by Iran on espionage charges that most everyone agrees are nonsense, has apparently been sentenced, although it’s unclear what his sentence actually is: TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has sentenced detained Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian to an unspecified prison term following his conviction last month on charges […]

The Race For the Democratic Nomination Is Basically Over

Hillary Clinton Blackberry

Barring some event that would essentially be historically unprecedented, Hillary Clinton will be the Democratic nominee for President in 2016.

Jonathan Pollard Released From Federal Prison After Thirty Years

Jonathan Pollard

After thirty years in Federal Prison, Jonathan Pollard is a free man. Make no mistake, though. Pollard is not, and never has been, a hero and he deserves to be remembered as nothing but the criminal that he is.

Poll Shows Majority Of Americans Oppose Administration’s Syrian Refugee Policy

Syrian Refugees Coming Ashore In Greece

Not surprisingly, a new poll shows that most Americans are at the very least skeptical about the Administration’s plans regarding Syrian refugees.

What, Exactly, Does Uttering The Words “Radical Islamic Terrorism” Accomplish?

Obama ISIS

Republicans insist that uttering the words “Radical Islamic Terrorism” is somehow important in the fight against ISIS and other terror networks, but it is entirely unclear what doing so would accomplish.

Thanks To Pandering And Fearmongering, Syrian Refugees Are Now Pawns In American Politics

Syrian Refugees Coming Ashore In Greece

Syrian refugees have quickly become political footballs in the United States in the wake of the Paris attacks, and it’s become an exceedingly shameful display of pandering and fearmongering by a group of largely Republican politicians.

Even After Paris, A Syrian No-Fly Zone Is A Foolish Idea

Obama ISIS

In the wake of the attacks in Paris, there’s a strong impulse to do “something,” but that doesn’t mean we should do something utterly foolish. And a no-fly zone would be utterly foolish.

Hillary Clinton: I’m Close To Wall Street Because Of The 9/11 Attacks

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Hillary Clinton’s attempt to explain her relationship with Wall Street and banking interests makes it sound like she’s channeling Rudy Giuliani.

Democrats Debate In The Shadow Of The Paris Attacks, And Iowa Football

Second Democratic Debate

A Saturday night debate wasn’t likely to get much attention to begin with. A Saturday night debate in the wake of a major terrorist attack, and a major football game for Iowa’s premier college football team, likely got even less attention. That’s probably good news for Hillary Clinton, and bad news for her two remaining rivals.

With New Poll, It Looks Like Smooth Sailing Ahead For Hillary Clinton

Hillary Rodham Clinton

A new poll provides further evidence that Hillary Clinton’s path to the Democratic nomination looks to be clear.

Majority of Americans Oppose Ground Troops In Syria And Iraq

Obama ISIS

In the wake of President Obama’s to send Special Forces to Syria, a new poll finds the public doesn’t like the idea very much.

You Can Forget About Obama’s Promise To Close The Guantanamo Bay Prison

Guantanamo Bay Camp Entrance

President Obama is set to sign a military spending bill that effectively guarantees that his 2008 campaign promise to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba will go unfulfilled.

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