Saturday, May 30, 2015
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Former Governor Jeb Bush of Florida speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Poll: Yes, Republicans Still Like The Iraq War

Continued support for the Iraq War decision is driven almost entirely by Republicans — many of whom will be voting in the party’s presidential primaries. Check out that, and other poll results in this week’s roundup.

May 29, 2015
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In ‘Politico’ And ‘The Atlantic,’ More On That Fake Blumenthal Scandal

This latest Blumenthal scandal is increasingly reminiscent of the pointless, endless probes of Whitewater by congressional Republicans two decades ago.

May 29, 2015
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Sidney Blumenthal: The Old Fake Villain

Has Washington learned nothing from Whitewater? The Clintons have spent their entire political lives in the capital dogged by one fake scandal after another.

May 29, 2015
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Cartoon: Hillary’s Southern Accent Questioned

“Oh, ma deah! Whose voice was that?”

May 29, 2015
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This Week In Crazy: And God Created The Electric Chair

Capital punishment is God’s gift to America! Hillary Clinton is such a sure thing, people already want to impeach her! Welcome to “This Week In Crazy.”

May 29, 2015
This is a woman no stranger to campaigning.

Will Hillary Clinton Run Against Her Husband’s Welfare Legacy?

Bill Clinton’s legacy on welfare reform is complicated, and a new era calls for new reforms.

May 27, 2015
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Same Old Media Double Standard — And More To Come From This Clinton ‘Fan’

The media double standard becomes apparent when they arraign Democrats over the same alleged misdemeanors for which they have historically neglected to criticize Republicans.

May 27, 2015
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Cartoon: The Bernie-Hillary Rodeo

“Left!”

May 27, 2015
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What Clintons Do Is ‘Scandalous,’ What Republicans Do Is… Ignored

George W. Bush’s foundation solicited millions of dollars while he was president — and refused to disclose its foreign donors for years.

May 26, 2015
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Sixteen Questions Hillary Clinton Should Answer

As her campaign for the presidency kicked off, Hillary Clinton managed to go 27 days without answering a question from the press. On Tuesday, she broke that streak.

May 21, 2015
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Progressive Frenemies

It seems that there is a big struggle over the Democratic Party’s soul and the meaning of progressivism. After all, that’s what the media talk about incessantly.

May 21, 2015
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What I Learned On ‘Morning Joe’ Today

There is simply no possibility that Joe, who generously noted that we are “friends” before I left the set, believes I called him “a Nazi” or would ever do so.

May 20, 2015
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Watch: Joe Conason Joins ‘Morning Joe’ To Discuss Hillary Clinton’s Emails

Does Hillary Clinton mean it when she said “I want those emails out”? Joe Conason joined MSNBC’s Morning Joe to discuss.

May 20, 2015
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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
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Promising New Partnership Seeks To Reduce Incarceration

The United States locks up a larger proportion of its citizens than any other nation in the world. Mass incarceration has exacted a terrible cost — on state budgets, on black neighborhoods, on economic and social justice.

May 16, 2015
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Murdoch’s HarperCollins Deletes (Some) Errors From Kindle Version Of ‘Clinton Cash’

At least a dozen additional errors await correction by author Peter Schweizer and his publisher.

May 14, 2015
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Scandal? Knowing Zero About Clinton Foundation, Indignant Pundits Blather

When you hear loud braying about the Clinton Foundation, remember that these same pundits (and newspapers) once insisted that Whitewater was a huge and terrible scandal.

May 13, 2015
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Unlike Presidential Rivals, Clinton Shunning Questions From Press

After each of Hillary Clinton’s campaign events, a large group of reporters gathers on one side of the room and shouts questions at her. She rarely responds.

May 10, 2015
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addresses the press after attending the annual Women's Empowerment Principles event at UN headquarters in New York on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. The potential 2016 U.S. presidential contender defended her use of a personal email account for official communications, saying it was "for convenience."

The Billionaire Whose Clinton Foundation Ties Could Be Trouble For Hillary Clinton

Like countless people before him, Frank Giustra’s first meeting with Bill Clinton was a life-altering event indelibly etched in his memory.

May 8, 2015
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Ruling On NSA Phone Data Splits GOP Presidential Hopefuls

A court decision Thursday that declared the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of telephone metadata to be illegal revealed a sharp split among several Republican presidential hopefuls over the scope of the surveillance.

May 7, 2015
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‘The Hunting Of Hillary’ – A New E-Book From The National Memo

The Hunting of Hillary recounts the true history of the “vast right-wing conspiracy” — as Hillary Clinton herself once famously described it — that sought to bring her down along with her husband when he was president.

May 7, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: The Prize Is Right

Jimmy Kimmel hosted the woman who made news this week on the legendary game show The Price is Right.

May 7, 2015
Day 2-Conservatives Gather For Annual CPAC Convention - DC

A Less Conservative America

Republicans and conservatives have a brand problem. Their presidential campaign will only aggravate it as candidates are forced to double-down on an ideology that is in danger of decline.

May 7, 2015
Photo: Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the 2014 Harkin Steak Fry in Indianola, IA. (Gregory Hauenstein/Flickr)

‘Clinton Cash’: Will The Clinton ‘Machine’ Try To Kill Its Author?

Today, Richard Mellon Scaife’s role is played by the secretive financiers of Clinton-bashing author Peter Schweizer — namely, the Koch brothers and their network.

May 5, 2015
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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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