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Jan 25 2015
A GOP Weekend, Courtesy Of The Koch Network And Citizens United
Republican presidential hopefuls are turning out this weekend for two big events, but just one of them, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, plans to be at both.
Cruz is among seven possible contenders who spoke Saturday at the Iowa Freedom Summit, cosponsored by Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) and the group Citizens United. Sunday night, Cruz is scheduled to join two possible primary rivals, Sens. MarcoNPR (Online News)
Jun 13 2015
Washington Dysfunction, With a Twist: Democrats Desert Their President
He made it personal. He appealed to their loyalty. He asked them to give him what every modern president has had. He argued the facts, disputed the politics, quarreled over the history and at times lashed out at those who still refused to stand with him.
Yet in the end, after years of frustration with Republicans blocking his ideas in Congress, President Obama on Friday found the mostNew York Times (News)
Aug 01 2013
Senate Votes 86-13 to Block Measure to Cut Off Aid to Egypt
The Senate voted overwhelmingly to block a vote on cutting off aid to Egypt, a move aimed at tamping down growing frustration with the military takeover in Egypt.
The 86-13 vote to table the measure comes as President Barack Obama is dispatching two senior Republican senators, Sens. John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, to the country in an effort to calm tensionsWall Street Journal (News)
Sep 24 2019
Andrew McCarthy: Triangulating Manafort -- Obama, Clinton and Ukraine
It is in connection with Paul Manafort that we encounter some genuine collusion targeting the 2016 campaign: willful collaboration among foreign governments, the Obama administration, and the Clinton campaign.
Just a week after the campaign introduced Carter Page as a Trump foreign policy adviser, it announced that Manafort had been brought on board, too. The consultant was an oldGuest Writer - Right
Oct 14 2013
Sequester Emerges Anew In Senate Shutdown Debate
The federal government shutdown is in its 13th day, with little sign of a budget deal that could win the approval of both houses of Congress, as well as the White House. The debate now includes efforts to avoid a default if the government's debt limit isn't raised by Thursday.
Sunday afternoon, the White House reiterated its position after a phone call with House Minority Leader NancyNPR (Online News)
Aug 02 2014
House Passes Dead-On-Arrival Bill To Address Border Crisis
The House approved a funding bill Friday evening to address a crisis of unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S. border illegally, sending the legislation to a Senate that is out of town and wouldn't consider it anyway -- and a president who has already promised a veto.
The bill passed 223 to 189. One Democrat, Rep. Henry Cuellar of Texas, joined Republicans voting for the bill, whileHuffPost
Sep 07 2014
Obama expected to outline US plan to defeat ISIS militants
President Obama will tell Americans in a speech Wednesday his plans to combat Islamic State militants in the Middle East.
The president disclosed his plans during an interview that aired Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”
Obama will outline his plan after meeting Tuesday in the Oval Office with Capitol Hill leaders -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada; Senate MinorityFox News (Online News)
Mar 07 2019
Trump campaign ex-chief Manafort faces years in prison in sentencing
President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will be sentenced by a U.S. judge in Virginia on Thursday for bank and tax fraud uncovered during Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 election.
U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis could deliver effectively a life sentence to Manafort, 69, if he follows federal sentencing guidelines citedReuters
Oct 11 2012
Wonkfest Or Slugfest? Anticipation Mounts Ahead Of Biden Vs. Ryan
It may be the undercard to the main event, but partisans on both sides are talking some trash ahead of the vice presidential debate tonight in Danville, Ky.
The pressure is particularly intense on Vice President Joe Biden, following his boss' lackluster performance in last week's presidential debate, which moved GOP nominee Mitt Romney into a national polling lead.
RepublicansNPR (Online News)
Mar 01 2019
Michael Cohen's testimony prompts a new question: In web of Trump investigations, is anyone safe?
The first domino was an eager Trump campaign operative who shared what sounded at the time like an idle boast that Russia had dirt on Hillary Clinton.
The conversation between George Papadopoulos, a largely unknown foreign policy adviser for Donald Trump’s then-fledgling bid for the White House, and an Australian diplomat took on significance only later, after the Democratic NationalUSA TODAY