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D.L. Hughley Wants You to Trust Him
The comedian talks about his new show, "Trust Me, I'm a Game Show Host."
This Week in History
Barriers dominate this week in history. Fifty-two years ago Tuesday, Berliners awoke to a city divided by a wall. Over a century before that, though, the barrier between the White House and the nation it serves might have been too thin for President Taylor, as he watched himself be burned in effigy
The Note: Alright Already, We'll All Drone On
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ‘OUR FIGHT ENTERS A NEW PHASE’: In a wide-ranging speech at the National Defense University, in Washington D.C., on Thursday, President Obama launched a spirited defense of his administration’s efforts to pursue terrorists overseas, even while he ...
Vice President Joe Biden Makes 'Jeopardy' Cameo
Vice President Joe Biden made a cameo appearance on Thursday night’s episode of “Jeopardy” by providing video clues to a category about the vice presidency. “Since 1974, the official residence of the vice president has been on the grounds of this astronomical agency of the...
Think the Veep Choice Doesn't Matter?
Tompkins square park. Maybe you've heard of this New York City landmark. But how Daniel Tompkins. He was the vice president for eight years under James Monroe the fifth American says. Vice president it's a job that nobody says they want. But very few ever turn it down it is office by some. Back in
'Forward', 'Julia' and Sloganeering on Obama's Terms
Campaign slogans just aren’t what they used to be. To start with, they’re shorter. John C. Fremont’s 1856 epic, “Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Speech, Free Men, and Fremont,” runs 57 characters long, which translates in the modern currency to more than a third of...
Rewinding Romney on the Mandate, Adelson Investigated, Wedding Crashers, John Tyler's Grandson Opens Up (PM Note)
Romney Defends Mandate – It hasn’t gotten that much attention yet, but Mitt Romney gave a SCOTUS argument-worthy defense of the individual mandate in last night’s CNN debate. Sure, he was talking about his own state version. But we bet the White House wouldn’t mind...
'Big Jerk': Grandson of Long-Dead President Weighs in on Newt Gingrich
The fact that President John Tyler was born in 1790 and still has two living grandchildren has been something of an Internet sensation over the past few days. Harrison Tyler, one of the grandchildren, has been granting interviews and they’ve gotten increasingly pointed. The 84-year-old told New...
Obama Talks to Diane Sawyer on Self-Doubt, Second-Guessing, Dole Has Daggers Out, Mitt's Army Mobilizes
Obama interviewed by Diane Sawyer - Second Guesses Himself all the Time… http://abcn.ws/ygAsjt Patriots or Giants?… http://abcn.ws/yCPXBd What Really Happened on Tarmac with Brewer … http://abcn.ws/wVrxak SEALs Rescue Made Him Think of His Own Daughters… http://abcn.ws/zmhxv5 The Rest: Romney ...
Grandchildren of 10th President John Tyler Still Alive
John Tyler, born in 1790, became America’s tenth commander-in-chief in 1841. After doing the math, it seems incredible that the former president could still have two living grandchildren. Tyler had 15 children during his lifetime, making him one of the most prolific presidents in American...