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

Benghzi Probe Graphic

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.

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.

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.

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


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.

Obama Administration’s Immigration Executive Action Suffers Another Court Defeat


President Obama’s executive action on immigration suffered another setback in court late yesterday.

No, Ben Carson Is Not Being Subjected To ‘Unfair’ Scrutiny

Republican Presidential Candidate Dr. Ben Carson at National Press Club

Ben Carson and his supporters would have you believe that he is being subjected to unprecedented and unfair scrutiny. That assertion is completely false.

Strong October Jobs Report Implicates Fed Policy, Role Of The Economy In 2016 Election

Now Hiring Sign

A much stronger than expected October Jobs Report suggests that the Federal Reserve is likely to move on interest rates, and raises questions about how economic issues will play out politically in 2016.

Democrats Failed To Capture Virginia’s Senate, In Part Because Of The Politics Of Gun Control

Gun Flag

Virginia Democrats tried to capture control of the Virginia State Senate by, in part, emphasizing gun control issues. The fact that they failed is instructive.

Ben Carson’s Sham Campaign Has Him Tied With Hillary Clinton


The juxtaposition of two headlines at memeorandum is amusing.

The Race For The Democratic Nomination Isn’t Over Yet, But It’s Getting Close To That

Hillary Clinton Holds Campaign Roundtable In Las Vegas

More good news for Hillary Clinton, and a sign that the race for the Democratic nomination, to the extent there really is a race at this point, is close to being over.

On Marco Rubio And The Issue Of Missed Senate Votes

Image: Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio is taking heat for missing a lot of Senate votes since he started running for President, but he’s not really any worse than other legislators who have run for President.

Clinton Jumps To Massive Lead In New Iowa Poll


In one of the first polls taken in the wake of Vice-President Biden’s decision not to run for President and her appearance before the House Select Committee investigating the Benghazi attack, Hillary Clinton has jumped to a massive lead in Iowa: With Vice President Joe Biden officially out of the running and the Benghazi testimony […]

Republicans Underestimating Hillary Clinton?

Hillary Clinton Pointing

Republicans seem to be thinking that Hillary Clinton will be an easier General Election candidate than the evidence suggests she is likely to be.

Lincoln Chafee’s Presidential Campaign Comes Up Thousands Of Kilometers Short

Lincoln Chafee

So close, and yet so very, very, far.

House Benghazi Committee Takes Repeated Swings At Hillary Clinton, Mostly Ends Up Hitting Itself

After an eleven hour day on Capitol Hill, it was Hillary Clinton 1 House Benghazi Committee 0.

Nearly Three-Quarters Of Americans See Benghazi Committee As Primarily Political


As the House Select Benghazi Committee continues to question Hillary Clinton, a new poll finds that the vast majority of Americans view its work as political rather than part of an objective investigation.

Two New Polls Provide Another Dose Of Political Reality For Gun Control Advocates


Two new polls show that political efforts to enact more stringent gun control at the national level are not likely to succeed.

The Benghazi Committee Gets Its Moment In The Spotlight, And So Does Hillary Clinton

Clinton Testifies On Benghazi Attack

What will likely be the apex of the House Select Committee’s investigation of the Benghazi attack begins and ends today with the testimony of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Joe Biden Announces He’s Not Running For President

Joe Biden Speaking

To the surprise of nobody who was actually paying attention to political reality, Vice-President Biden announced today that he will not be a candidate for President.

After A Summer Of Doldrums, Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Seems To Be Back On Track

Hillary Rodham Clinton

For much of the summer, the story of the Democratic race for President was the story of Hillary Clinton’s seemingly endless problems. Those days seem long gone if the latest polls are any indication.

Another Republican Congressman Accuses Benghazi Committee Of Being Partisan

Benghazi Attack Aftermath

Another Republican Congressman has said that the Select Committee investigating the Benghazi attack is primarily concerned with scoring political points against Hillary Clinton.

Contrary To Bernie Sanders, Americans Do Care About The Clinton Email Story

Hillary Clinton Blackberry

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders may think otherwise, but many Americans do care about Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while Secretary of State.

Clinton Wins, And Ends Any Reason For Joe Biden To Enter The Race

Hillary Clinton Pointing

In addition to doing everything she needed to do last night, Hillary Clinton also destroyed whatever logic remained for a Joe Biden candidacy.

Hillary Clinton Gets Some Good Polling News Ahead Of First Democratic Debate

Hillary Clinton Holds Campaign Roundtable In Las Vegas

With the first Democratic Presidential Debate just hours away, Hillary Clinton got some good polling news from Fox News Channel.

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.

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 […]

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.

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.

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.

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