South Carolina governor Nikki Haley is scheduled to speak in Charleston at 4 p.m. Monday, and is expected to call for the Confederate flag to be removed from the state capitol lawn, where it has flown since 1962, and be moved to a museum.
Last week, civil rights leaders and President Barack Obama renewed calls to remove the flag, which flies at the top of a 30-foot flagpole near the South Carolina Capitol.
In his book The Great War of Our Time, former CIA deputy Director Michael Morell explains the blunder that led to Saddam Hussein being deposed and sent him into hiding in a spider hole.
Officials in Columbia lowered the U.S. flag and state flag over the capital Thursday, but the memorial’s Confederate flag remained at the top of its staff.
“Well at the end of the day, it’s time for people in South Carolina to revisit that decision, would be fine with me,” Graham said — before then embarking upon a defense of the Confederate flag and its supporters.
Law enforcement officials are calling it a hate crime. So why is it that some conservatives — including two running for president — have such a hard time using that phrase?
The pollster’s analysis says: “You would be hard pressed to look at these results and identify an emerging top tier in the Republican field, let alone a so-called frontrunner.”
A hot microphone caught one endangered Republican senator making a too-hot comment about his fellow colleague and GOP presidential candidate.
Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is clearly laying out his platform for 2016, based on all his national security wisdom: Go right back into Iraq! And if you don’t don’t like — well, he’s got an answer for that, too.
Sen. Lindsey Graham formally launched his presidential bid with a predictably foreign policy-heavy speech in his hometown of Central, South Carolina.
If Lindsey Graham were gay — and we should take him at his word that he is not — that might offend some in the GOP’s evangelical wing. But there are conspiracy theories that hint at something even worse.
“Republicans have always been trusted more on national security,” said Republican pollster Whit Ayres, “and Obama has been a weaker leader than people expected.”
Seth Meyers realized there are only a few kinds of books that ever sell these days — and the cottage industry of anti-Clinton writing is one of them.
A funny thing is happening on the way to the Republican primaries: The whole notion of small government libertarianism has been hijacked by politicians who often represent the opposite.
All of the prospective Republican candidates for 2016 agree they would undermine President Obama’s nuclear deal between Iran and the U.S.
Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. Starting with number five: 5. Lindsey Graham Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) has long complained about President Obama trampling the Constitution, and over the weekend, we may have learned […]
The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive During his nearly two decades in Congress, Senator Lindsey Graham has flip-flopped on many positions. But the South Carolina Republican has been remarkably consistent on one point: He’s pretty sure that terrorists are about to kill us […]
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is hard at work on the Senate’s agenda — that is, of course, if Republicans take over in November. As Cortney O’Brien reports at the conservative site Town Hall, McConnell used the last day of the National Right to Life Convention to vow that he and his fellow Republicans would […]