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Hillary Clinton Says Republicans Have Created a ‘Hillary Standard’
Hillary Clinton said Republicans have created a “Hillary standard” that has contributed to the negative impression many people have of her, giving her first joint interview with her newly announced running mate, Sen. Tim Kaine . "I often feel like there's the Hillary standard and then there's the
The Note: South Carolina Saturday Preview
NOTABLES --TRUMP LEAD NARROWING -- BY THE NUMBERS: A new NBC/WSJ/Marist poll in South Carolina released today shows Donald Trump in the lead in the Palmetto State with 28 percent support compared to 23 percent for Ted Cruz, 15 percent for Marco Rubio, 13 percent for Jeb Bush, 9 percent for John
Hillary Clinton Says She's 'Always Tried' to Tell the Truth to Americans
Hillary Clinton on Thursday said she has "always tried" to tell the truth and that she doesn't "believe" she has ever lied to American voters. "Have you always told the truth?" CBS News' Scott Pelley asked Clinton during an interview with the network after discussing the Democratic presidential
Trump Says He Doesn't Have to Defend President Obama Against Controversial Muslim Statements
Donald Trump refused to back down for letting comments slide about Muslims in America, including that President Obama was not born in the country and is of the Islamic faith. Trump made the remarks to Scott Pelley in an interview for CBS's "60 Minutes" saying that the president wouldn't defend him
A-Rod to miss all of 2014 season
Alex Rodriguez has been suspended for the entire 2014 season by arbitrator Fredric Horowitz, who reduced the New York Yankees third baseman's ban from 211 games to 162 for his involvement in Major League Baseball's Biogenesis scandal. The suspension also includes all potential playoff games in
Group Tells Boy Scouts of America 'Not to Wimp Out' on Gay-Lesbian Ban
Wednesday a group calling itself NoWimpOuts.com urged the Boy Scouts of America not to repeal its policy that bans gays and lesbians from joining, and chastised politicians for not doing enough to support the ban. The BSA Executive Board was expected to announce a decision on...
Boy Scouts of America Delays Decision on Membership Policy Banning Gays
The Boy Scouts of America, which was expected to announce today a decision regarding their controversial ban on gay and lesbian members, instead said a decsion won't come until May at the earliest. Facing pressure from many scouts and parents across the country to end the 100-year-old policy, the
A GOP Mess In Massachusetts (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ON THE PRESIDENT’S AGENDA — IMMIGRATION AND THE DEFICIT: President Obama meets separately at the White House today with top labor and business leaders today to discuss “immigration reform and how it fits into his broader economic agenda, and his...
The Tax Fight Continues
The tax fight isn’t over. After Congress passed and President Obama signed a bill to allow automatic tax hikes on high incomes, Democrats and Republicans are fighting about taxes yet again. In separate interviews over the weekend, Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid both...
Conservatives Take on Obama Over Gay Scouts
A conservative group that wants the Boy Scouts to keep their ban on gays today released an ad apparently countering President Obama’s remarks this weekend urging the scouts to drop the ban. “To compromise moral principles under political and financial pressure would teach the boys...