Sep 14, 2014 7:53pm

Bill Clinton Is a Big Fan of Ready for Hillary

INDIANOLA, Iowa — Here at the Iowa Steak Fry you can’t miss them even if you tried. Members of the pro-Hillary Clinton super PAC Ready for Hillary are out in droves: signing up new volunteers, slapping their bumper stickers on attendees’ cars, handing out T-shirts… Read More »

By Veronica Stracqualursi

Sep 13, 2014 8:51am

Bill Maher Takes Aim at Minnesota Congressman

Incumbent GOP Rep. John Kline’s Minnesota congressional seat is a little less safe today thanks to comedian and television host Bill Maher. Maher has decided to target Kline for his “Flip A District” campaign, a midterm election-themed segment on his HBO show, “Real Time with… Read More »

Sep 13, 2014 8:32am

Sen. Gillibrand: If Goodell Lied, ‘He Has to Step Down’

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, has tentatively added her voice to the rising chorus calling for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s resignation in the wake of the Ray Rice incident. “If he lied, then he has to step down,” Gillibrand said on the latest episode of… Read More »

By Benjamin Siegel

Sep 12, 2014 6:34pm

Rep. Mark Sanford Splits With Argentine ‘Soul Mate’

Rep. Mark Sanford has decided to “call off” his engagement to the Argentine “soul mate” he had a intercontinental, extra-marital affair with as governor in 2009. The announcement of the split with Maria Belen Chapur was buried in a 2,349-word Friday Facebook post responding to… Read More »

By Kirsten Appleton

Sep 12, 2014 6:05pm

Obama Makes Good on World Cup Bet, Sends Sam Adams to Belgium

Hey @BarackObama, I am betting some great Belgian beers that our @BelRedDevils will make it to the quarter final! :-) #ComeOnBelgium #BEL — Elio Di Rupo (@eliodirupo) June 26, 2014 During the height of World Cup fever back in June, Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di… Read More »

By Veronica Stracqualursi

Sep 12, 2014 5:10pm

Ex-Ford CEO May Be Mulling Presidential Bid

The former president and CEO of Ford Motors may be eyeing an even more impressive title: President of the United States. Asked by ABC News’ Dan Harris if he would ever make a bid for the White House, Alan Mulally pointedly did not rule it… Read More »

Sep 12, 2014 3:37pm

In Shift, White House Calls ISIS Fight A ‘War’

One day after denying the U.S. is engaged in “a war” against ISIS militants, the White House today said  a war is in fact underway, indicating it’s an extension of the ongoing campaign against Islamic extremists. “The United States is at war with ISIL in… Read More »

Sep 12, 2014 1:40pm

Hillary Clinton’s Tribute to ‘Extraordinary’ Writer Maya Angelou

“She urged, demanded, inspired millions of Americans to live kinder, braver, more honorable lives.” That’s how Hillary Clinton paid tribute to poetic luminary Maya Angelou today at a memorial ceremony in New York’s Riverside Church. Angelou, 86, died this past May. “When I ran for… Read More »

By Kirsten Appleton

Sep 12, 2014 12:37pm

Here’s What Happened The Last Time Hillary Clinton Was In Iowa

Hillary Clinton has not visited Iowa in over six years. Her last trip to the state ended on Jan. 4, 2008, when she came in third in the Iowa caucuses behind Barack Obama and John Edwards. Unlike other potential 2016 presidential hopefuls, Clinton has not… Read More »

Sep 12, 2014 9:03am

When Is A ‘War’ A War?

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THE ‘W’ WORD: When does a sustained, open-ended military campaign become a “war”? It’s a weighty question drawing much debate online and in the political world, ABC’s DEVIN DWYER notes. The White House claims the anti-ISIS strategy President Obama announced… Read More »