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Romney on Iraq: “Our foreign policy is run by bumbling incompetents”

Posted by: Phineas on June 16, 2014 at 6:31 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Okay, okay. Mitt didn’t really say that; I was just interpreting what I take to be the subtext of this interview with NBC’s David Gregory: Via National Review, here’s the key passage: “This administration, from Secretary Clinton to President Obama, has repeatedly underestimated the threats faced by America, has repeatedly underestimated our […]

 

Caption This: Hillary Clinton & Rahm Emanuel embrace in Chicago

Posted by: ST on June 11, 2014 at 6:42 pm » 4 Comments

The story – via the Politico: Two decades ago, Rahm Emanuel was an accomplished and ambitious Clinton White House aide, whose cocksure style outpaced his judgment and maturity. Hillary Clinton, leery of that persona, tried to have him fired early on. But on Wednesday, the two took the stage together for an interview, led by […]

 

SC Senator Graham garners high praise from Senator Reid

Posted by: ST on June 11, 2014 at 12:43 pm » 4 Comments

Via The Hill: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Wednesday said Republicans should follow the lead of Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.). Reid said Graham defeated conservative challengers and avoided a runoff after co-authoring immigration reform last year, unlike House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), who was defeated in a shocking result the same night. […]

 

Stunner: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor loses in #VA07 GOP primary

Posted by: ST on June 11, 2014 at 8:32 am » 3 Comments

Ok – place this one in the “never saw it coming” file: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his GOP Virginia primary race to Tea Party-backed challenger Dave Brat Tuesday night in a stunning upset. Brat, an economics professor and political novice, latched onto the hot-button issue of immigration, accusing Cantor, the No. 2 Republican […]

 

QOTD: “We were dead broke” after leaving the White House, says Hillary

Posted by: ST on June 9, 2014 at 6:26 pm » 2 Comments

Yeah – so, like, this was said (hat tip): Hillary Clinton defended the millions of dollars she and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, have earned giving paid speeches since leaving public office in an exclusive interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer ahead of Tuesday’s release of her new memoir, “Hard Choices.” “We came out of the […]

 

Rand Paul to run for both Senate and President in 2016?

Posted by: ST on June 6, 2014 at 11:32 am » 2 Comments

The 1st term Senator from Kentucky hasn’t yet made a decision on a possible 2016 Presidential run, but says if he does it will likely be as he runs for re-election to the US Senate: LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said Thursday that a state law preventing candidates from having their names […]

 

Team Hillary to the NYT: Stop writing ‘negative’ stories about La Clinton

Posted by: ST on June 5, 2014 at 8:51 pm » 5 Comments

The Washington Free Beacon has an exclusive report on a ‘secret meeting’ between senior members of Team Clinton and the New York Times in which the Clintonistas told the Times to “back off” (via): Some of Hillary Clinton’s closest aides blasted the New York Times for what they said was unfair coverage of the former first lady during a […]

 

AP: Political climate looks good for GOP to pick up several Senate seats

Posted by: ST on June 5, 2014 at 11:32 am » 2 Comments

Sure enjoyed reading this this morning: WASHINGTON — Contests are set in nearly half the states for November’s elections, and with few contested primary elections remaining on the calendar, Republicans are enjoying clear advantages in their quest for a Senate takeover. “The environment is really good right now, and the quality of candidates is superior,” […]

 

Hillary: I won’t second guess Obama’s decision to free 5 Taliban terrorists

Posted by: ST on June 3, 2014 at 12:51 pm » 2 Comments

Via The Hill: Hillary Clinton on Monday defended President Obama’s decision to swap five Guantanamo Bay prisoners for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl over the weekend. “This young man, whatever the circumstances, was an American citizen — is an American citizen — was serving in our military,” Clinton said at an event she headlined in a […]

 

Hillary: House GOP is “playing politics” on the backs of dead #Benghazi Americans

Posted by: ST on May 30, 2014 at 8:53 am » 5 Comments

Just in case you thought possible 2016 presidential contender La Clinton was going to maintain a moderate tone on the issue that is turning into her defining moment as Sec. of State, her upcoming book makes it clear she most definitely will not: “I will not be a part of a political slugfest on the […]