Sunday, May 24, 2015
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Trey Gowdy

Straining To Attack Clinton, ‘New York Times’ And Trey Gowdy Deliver Libya Squib

Republican staffers on the House Select Committee on Benghazi plainly leaked Clinton emails to the paper of record — in frustration that their probe is headed nowhere.

May 19, 2015
Texas Senator Ted Cruz (Peter Stevens/Flickr)

GOP Campaign Slogan: Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid.

“Republicans have always been trusted more on national security,” said Republican pollster Whit Ayres, “and Obama has been a weaker leader than people expected.”

May 2, 2015
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Weekend Reader: ‘The Hunting Of The President’

Fifteen years after its publication, this book still rings with relevance. The crosshairs may have shifted toward Hillary in the last decade or so, but the offensive is still very much engaged and demands a response.

April 12, 2015
Speaker Boehner meets with Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC), who is to serve as chairman of the select committee to investigate the events surrounding the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi. (SpeakerBoehner/Flickr)

Clinton’s Email Server Sought By House Benghazi Panel Chairman

Trey Gowdy is ready to go to court in his search for a Clinton scandal.

March 20, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: Fox News, Ferguson, And Benghazi

Jon Stewart noticed that Fox News seems to have a selective vision for reports that exonerate (or confirm) pre-existing suspicions.

March 20, 2015
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at a World Bank Forum.

Hillary Clinton’s Emails: Is This A Scandal? Or A ‘Scandal’?

Is there any evidence of actual wrongdoing by Hillary Clinton and her staff – or merely the same old stink of insinuation?

March 4, 2015
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Hillary Clinton Questioning Sought By House Panel On Benghazi

The House Select Committee on Benghazi has its sights trained on Hillary Clinton.

February 6, 2015
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As House Benghazi Committee Reconvenes, Democrats Renew Complaints

Democrats are crying foul over the House’s latest Benghazi investigation.

January 27, 2015
Jonathan Gruber

Republicans Still Think You’re Stupid

What the Jonathan Gruber sideshow reveals about today’s GOP.

December 11, 2014
Al Sharpton

This Week In Crazy: Al Sharpton Is A Terrorist Czar, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

The far right lashes out at Al Sharpton, Ben Carson is pretty sure we’re Nazi Germany, and much more.

December 5, 2014
President Bush pardons the Thanksgiving turkey in the Rose Garden.

5 Things To Tell Your Republican Relatives At Thanksgiving Dinner

The definitive guide to dealing with your Fox-addled family members.

November 26, 2014
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Endorse This: The Benghazi Show Must Go On!

Newt Gingrich doesn’t trust the new Benghazi report — but there’s always the next one.

November 25, 2014
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Cartoon: The Benghazi Report

It’s not easy being Darrell Issa.

November 24, 2014
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Senator Graham Rejects GOP Benghazi Report As ‘Garbage’

Some Republicans still aren’t ready to give up on Benghazi-mania.

November 24, 2014
Gretchen Carlson

For Fox News On Ebola, It’s About Credibility. OK, Let’s Go There…

Is Fox News sure that it wants to play this game?

October 8, 2014
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Endorse This: Five Fox News Guests Who Debunked Fox News

See what happens when Fox News guests refuse to stick to the script.

October 3, 2014
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After Benghazi, State Department Toughened Embassies In High-Risk Countries

State Department officials discussed the security changes they’ve made since Benghazi.

September 17, 2014
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New Study Reveals Depths Of Fox’s Benghazi Obsession

It’s hardly a secret that Fox News is fixated on the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya. But now, thanks to a new study from the liberal watchdog group Media Matters for America, we know the true scope of the network’s obsession. The report finds that in the first 20 months following the attacks, five […]

September 16, 2014
Trey Gowdy

Rep. Gowdy Says He’ll Bring Prosecutor’s Focus, Fairness To Benghazi Probe

By Ali Watkins, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Rep. Trey Gowdy’s got a late-night habit. “He eats a ridiculously lot of pizza,” said Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a Republican from Utah. “Even if he goes out and has dinner, he’s got to have his late-night pie. I don’t know how he does it.” It’s a tasty […]

August 21, 2014
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Report: No ‘Deliberate Wrongdoing’ By Obama Administration In Benghazi Attack

Republicans who won’t stop trying to turn the 2012 Benghazi attack into the second coming of Watergate now have even less credibility. The House Intelligence Committee is preparing to release a report that states that the Benghazi scandal is — surprise! — not a scandal at all. “The House Intelligence Committee, led by Republicans, has concluded that there was no deliberate wrongdoing […]

August 4, 2014
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Benghazi Conspiracy Theory Collapses (Again)

For years, conspiracy-minded Republicans have insisted that someone in the Obama administration — usually, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton — issued a “stand-down order” to the U.S. military on the night of the 2012 attack at the U.S. mission in Benghazi, preventing a Special Operations team from intervening and saving the lives of the four […]

July 11, 2014
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U.S. Judge Grants September Delay In Benghazi Suspect Trial

Washington (AFP) – A U.S. judge Tuesday postponed until September the next hearing for the suspected ringleader of the deadly attack on the American mission in the Libyan city of Benghazi after the prosecution argued the case was unusually “complex.” During the third, brief, hearing for suspect Ahmed Abu Khatallah at a federal court in […]

July 9, 2014
Trey Gowdy

House Benghazi Committee Wants $3.3 Million For Latest Investigation

House Republicans still consumed by uncovering a Benghazi scandal now plan to spend up to $3.3 million to investigate the 2012 attack, according to a document obtained by USA Today from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). According to the document, $2.2 million will go to the seven Republicans serving on the select committee, and […]

July 8, 2014
Lloyd Doggett

Democratic Rep. Mocks IRS Investigation: ‘Have You Ever Been In Benghazi?’ [Video]

Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) mocked his GOP colleagues’ conspiracy-minded investigations on Friday, asking IRS Commissioner John Koskinen questions about Benghazi, President Obama’s birth certificate, and even Area 51 during a contentious hearing on Capitol Hill. Koskinen was testifying before the House Ways and Means Committee about the IRS’ efforts to recover emails that were lost […]

June 20, 2014
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Benghazi: What New Details Reveal About The ‘Scandal’ — And Its Promoters

In the years since the terrorist attack that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens, his aide Sean Smith and CIA officers Tyrone Smith and Glen Doherty in Benghazi on September 11, 2012, President Obama’s congressional critics have complained long and loudly about his failure to apprehend the perpetrators immediately. Republican experts like Ted Cruz and Darrell Issa, […]

June 20, 2014
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