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Hillary Clinton’s Risky Bid To Distance Herself From President Obama

U.S. Secretary of State Clinton listens to U.S. President Obama speak during a meeting with members of his cabinet in Washington

Hillary Clinton has started to distance herself from President Obama on some issues. It’s an understandable strategy, but it carries many risks.

Joe Biden’s Behind The Scenes Political Chess

Biden Sunglasses

With time running out for him to make a decision, a new report shows how deeply Vice President Biden has been in stirring up the speculation that is now surrounding him.

Hillary Clinton Apparently Having A Hard Time Deciding Why She’s Running For President

Hillary Clinton Holds Campaign Roundtable In Las Vegas

A woman who has been running for President for at least eight years is apparently having trouble explaining why she wants to be President.

Obama Considering Plan To Keep U.S. Troops In Afghanistan Past 2016

US Afghanistan

President Obama is reportedly considering a plan that would keep up to 5,000 American troops in Afghanistan past the withdrawal date he had already set.

Sanders Raises Nearly As Much As Clinton In Third Quarter

Hillary Clinton Bernie Sanders

Hillary Clinton had a healthy fundraising quarter, but so did her primary opponent: Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton’s campaign barely outpaced Bernie Sanders’ in the third quarter of 2015, a surprising development that shows the insurgent candidate’s strength while the former secretary of state struggles. Clinton’s operation raised more than $28 million in the third quarter […]

Biden Will Reportedly Skip October 13th Democratic Debate, Still Not Entering Race

Joe Biden Speaking

Vice-President Biden will apparently not be at the first Democratic debate, which may be yet another sign that he’s not running for President.

Kevin McCarthy Inadvertently Tells The Truth About The House Benghazi Committee


The man who will likely be the next Speaker of the House accidentally acknowledged the real motivation behind the Select Committee investigating, yet again, the Benghazi attack.

Joe Biden Inches Closer To Clinton In New Poll

Joe Biden Campaigns With Hillary And Bill Clinton In Scranton

Vice-President Biden continues to rise in the polls even though he has yet to actually enter the race for President.

Democrats Coming Under Increasing Pressure Over Debate Schedule

2016 Democratic Field

The pressure on Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz to expand the 2016 debate schedule is increasing.

Clinton Recovers In Latest National Poll, But Biden Is Rising

Clinton Biden Sanders

Hillary Clinton seems to be bouncing back from recent troubles in the latest national poll, but Vice-President Biden is starting to rise in the polls before even getting in the race.

Trying To Read The Biden Tea Leaves


Time is running out for Joe Biden to make a decision about running for President, and it’s still not clear what he’ll do.

Joe Biden Drops Another Hint About His Presidential Intentions

Biden Sunglasses

Vice-President Biden dropped another hint that suggests he might not be up to running for President.

Senate Democrats Succeed In Filibuster Of Vote Against Iran Nuclear Deal

Iran Nuclear Deal Congress

Senate Democrats successfully blocked a final vote on the Iran Nuclear Deal, meaning that Congressional debate on the matter is effectively over.

Bernie Sanders Jumps Ahead Of Hillary In Latest Iowa Poll

Hillary Clinton Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders has jumped ahead of Hillary Clinton in the Hawkeye State.

Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Hits The Reboot Button

Clinton, Gates, And Mullen Testify Before Senate Foreign Relations Cmte

Hillary Clinton’s campaign is doing a reset in the face of declining poll numbers and bad press.

Sanders Continues To Cause Trouble For Clinton, Biden Could Cause More

Clinton Biden Sanders

Bernie Sanders continues to cause Hillary Clinton problems, and Joe Biden could cause more if he enters the race.

Joe Biden Drops A Hint That Suggests He Probably Won’t Run For President


In a speech in Florida, Joe Biden spoke about his possible run for the White House, and gave a very big hint that he’s leaning toward staying out of the race.

The Iran Nuclear Deal Debate Is Basically Over

Iran Nuclear Deal Congress

President Obama now has enough votes in the Senate, and probably the House, to ensure that Congress cannot block the nuclear deal with Iran.

Ohio Politicians Predictably Unhappy About Denali Decision

Mount Denali

Ohio politicos are predictably unhappy about the decision to return Mount Denali to its rightful place.

Bernie Sanders Closing On Hillary In Iowa According To New Poll

Hillary Clinton Bernie Sanders

A new poll shows Bernie Sanders gaining traction outside of New Hampshire for the first time.

Clinton’s Democratic Opponents Upset With Parsimonious Debate Schedule

2016 Democratic Field

Some of Hillary Clinton’s Democratic opponents are complaining about the DNC’s parsimonious debate schedule.

Voter’s Words For Hillary Clinton: “Liar,” Dishonest,” “Untrustworthy”

Clinton, Gates, And Mullen Testify Before Senate Foreign Relations Cmte

Hillary Clinton has a bit of a public image problem, but it’s not clear if that will hurt her politically.

Bernie Sanders Is Giving Hillary Clinton A Contest In New Hampshire, But Nowhere Else

Hillary Clinton Bernie Sanders

Another poll shows Bernie Sanders doing will in New Hampshire, but there’s no evidence he’s catching on anywhere else in the country.

Elizabeth Warren’s Supporters Aren’t Thrilled About Joe Biden, But Who Is Really?


Joe Biden may want to run for President, but does anyone else? It doesn’t really seem like it.

The Biden Speculation Continues

Joe Biden Speaking

Thanks in part to a slow summer news cycle, the speculation about Vice-President Biden entering the race for President seems to be reaching a fever pitch.

As Hillary Clinton’s Poll Numbers Drop, Is A Biden Candidacy Becoming More Likely?


The reports about Vice-President Biden possibly entering the Presidential race continue to persist.

Private Email Servers And Hillary Clinton’s Judgment, Or Lack Thereof

Clinton Shrug

Hillary Clinton’s own campaign admits she “didn’t think it through” when she decided to use a private email server as Secretary of State.

Hillary Clinton Continues To Dodge And Dismiss Questions About Her Private Email Server

Hillary Clinton Blackberry

While new information seems to come out on a daily basis, Hillary Clinton would rather that everyone think that her private email server wasn’t really a very big deal.

Democratic Donors Not Eager For Biden To Get Into The Race


Top Democratic donors don’t really seem very eager for Vice-President Biden to enter the race for President.

Hillary Clinton Turns Over Server After New Classified Emails Are Revealed

Hillary Clinton Blackberry

Hillary Clinton has turned over her private email server in the wake of reports about highly classified information in her email.

Mitch McConnell: No Immigration Reform While Obama Is President

Border of US And Mexico

The Senate Majority Leader says there will be no immigration reform while Obama is President. This is unlikely to help the GOP’s already serious problems with Latino voters.

Democrats Set Debate Schedule


While Republicans prepare for their first Presidential debate today, the Democrats have released their own debate schedule: Democrats have got themselves a primary. The first debate for the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential contenders will take place October 13 in Nevada and be hosted by CNN, the Democratic National Committee announced Thursday, just hours before Republican […]

Obama’s Rhetoric On The Iran Nuclear Deal Is Needlessly Confrontational

Barack Obama

President Obama’s confrontational approach to opponents of the Iran Nuclear Deal ignores legitimate questions.

F.B.I. Investigating Security Of Clinton’s Private Email Server

Hillary Clinton Blackberry

The F.B.I. seems to be looking in to just how secure. Hillary Clinton’s private email server was while she was Secretary of State.

American Public Turning Against Iran Nuclear Deal According To New Polls

Iran Nuclear Deal Congress

Recent polling has shown the American public to be highly skeptical, at beast, of the Iran Nuclear Deal. That may not be enough to kill it in Congress, though.

Joe Biden Is Thinking About Taking On Hillary Clinton


Reports are saying that Joe Biden is taking another look at running for the Democratic nomination for President. But would he really do it?

Taking A Look At The Second Quarter Money Race


The big winners are Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton.

Donald Trump Courting Sarah Palin’s Supporters

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

Donald Trump’s campaign seems to be making a play for whatever portion of the GOP it may be that still likes Sarah Palin.

Drop In Hillary Clinton’s Favorability Numbers May Not Be A Big Deal

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Clinton has suffered drops in her favorability numbers lately, but that may not mean much for 2016.

Jonathan Pollard To Be Released November 21st

Jonathan Pollard

After 30 years in prison, Jonathan Pollard will be released later this year.

Clinton To Testify Before House Benghazi Committee October 22nd

Clinton Testifies On Benghazi Attack

Get ready for another pointless political circus.

Federal Inspectors General Call For Criminal Investigation Of Hillary Clinton’s Emails

Hillary Clinton Blackberry

Did Hillary Clinton mishandle classified information while Secretary of State? Two Inspectors General want to find out.

Bad News For Hillary Clinton, Or Much Ado About Nothing In New Battleground Polls?

Campaign 2016

Polling in three battleground states shows Hillary Clinton slightly trailing three top Republicans, but it means far less than you might think.

Biden For President?


There’s another round of reports about Joe Biden running for President, but I wouldn’t put much stock them.

Oklahoma Protesters Greet President Obama With Confederate Flags

Barack Obama

Protesters waving Confederate flags greeted President Obama when he arrived in Oklahoma last night: Supporters of the Confederate flag rallied Wednesday in Oklahoma as President Barack Obama arrived in the state for a series of events, including the first ever visit to a federal prison by a sitting President. About 10 people waving Confederate battle […]

Can Congress Stop The Iran Nuclear Deal?

Iran Nuclear Deal Congress

In the end, the odds that Congress can actually stop the new deal regarding Iran’s nuclear program are pretty low.

Jim Webb Is Running For President For Some Reason

Jim Webb

Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb is running for President for reasons I would assume make sense to him.

U.S. And Cuba To Reopen Embassies After 54 Years

Cuban American Flags

For the first time since 1961, there will soon be an American Embassy in Havana, and a Cuban Embassy in Washington. It’s well past time that this happened.

Hillary Clinton Raises $45 Million In First Fundraising Quarter

Hillary Clinton Blackberry

With the end of the FEC reporting quarter coming at midnight last night, we’re starting to get the first fundraising reports from campaigns. Not surprisingly, the first report came from Hillary Clinton’s camp and it showed her bringing in a record amount over the past three months: Hillary Rodham Clinton’s campaign expects to have raised […]

Chelsea Clinton And Privilege

Hillary Bill Chelsea Clinton

When you’re being paid $65,000 to speak for less than an hour, you’re pretty much the poster child for privilege.

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