Sep 23, 2014 2:19pm

President Obama Gesture to Marines Dubbed ‘Latte Salute’

Some are calling it the “latte salute.” When President Obama stepped off Marine One at the Wall Street landing zone in New York City, en route the United Nations, he saluted two Marines at the bottom of the stairs as he held a coffee cup… Read More »

Sep 23, 2014 2:06pm

President Obama Declares Climate Change Defining Threat of the Century

Even as he battles ISIS and Ebola, President Obama today declared climate change the threat that will “define the contours of this century more than any other.” “Climate is changing faster than our efforts to address it. The alarm bells keep ringing. Our citizens keep… Read More »

By Veronica Stracqualursi

Sep 23, 2014 1:23pm

Why Protesters Played Dead Outside the White House

Five demonstrators today shut down a checkpoint at the White House, days after an intruder scaled a fence. One man held up a sign that read: “THERE IS NO MILITARY SOLUTION.” Four others played dead on the sidewalk in front of the northwest checkpoint along… Read More »

Sep 23, 2014 11:16am

Today is the First Time Obama Has Said the Word ‘Khorasan’ in Public

ANALYSIS: Today is the first time President Obama has uttered the word “Khorasan” in public. Indeed, we can find no example of any White House official ever mentioning this al Qaeda cell by name in public. The group has never even been mentioned in any of… Read More »

Sep 23, 2014 10:57am

Scott Brown Says President Obama Is ‘Confused’ About ISIS

As Americans woke up this morning to news of airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria, expect this development as well as the threat of terror to the homeland to continue to have a deep impact on the November midterm elections. In the New Hampshire Senate… Read More »

Sep 23, 2014 10:41am

White House Security Fence Before and After

In the wake of Friday’s fence-jumping incident, the White House is stepping up security with one of the most basic defenses in its toolkit: a second, shorter fence in front of the existing one. The new portable fence is about waist high and appears to… Read More »

Sep 23, 2014 9:02am

Strikes In Syria

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES U.S. STRIKES ISIS TARGETS IN SYRIA: The United States expanded its fight against ISIS with airstrikes in Syria Monday night with a barrage of firepower that included Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles and a stealth F-22 Raptor, ABC’s MARTHA RADDATZ, LUIS MARTINEZ and LEE FERRAN… Read More »

Sep 23, 2014 5:25am

5 Obama Handshakes to Watch at the United Nations

President Obama arrives at the United Nations headquarters later today for a whirlwind three days of meetings, forums, receptions and lots, and lots of handshakes. Representatives of more than 193 states will attend the U.N. General Assembly, including more than 120 presidents and prime ministers…. Read More »

Sep 22, 2014 5:19pm

Kissing Congressman – and His Wife – Ask Louisiana Voters to Forgive

The kissing congressman is back. This time, he’s with his wife. Rep. Vance McAllister, the Louisiana Republican who was caught on surveillance video passionately kissing a married woman on his staff, released a new TV commercial today. His wife is looking into his eyes, praising… Read More »

Sep 22, 2014 3:48pm

Elizabeth Warren Rouses Emily’s List, But They Talk About Hillary

NEW YORK–Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren lit up a crowd of Democratic activists and donors today speaking at a fundraiser for a powerful group that backs women candidates, just across town at the same time Hillary Clinton kicked off the Clinton Foundation’s annual Clinton Global Initiative… Read More »