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Congressional tradition allows McCain time to battle cancer
Tradition in Congress allows McCain and other sick lawmakers plenty of time to treat and recover from illness
In Senate, ailing lawmakers given plenty of time to recover
Sen. John McCain's treatment for brain cancer could keep him out of Washington for weeks, perhaps months, and yet it's unlikely anyone will challenge his extended leave
FULL TEXT: Joe Biden's 2016 Democratic National Convention Speech
Below is the full text of Vice President Joe Biden ’s speech to the Democratic National Convention in Cleveland, July 27, 2016. Thank you. Thank you, thank you, thank you. Ladies and gentlemen, thank you, thank you, thank you. You've -- I love you. Ladies and gentlemen, eight years ago, I stood on
Hillary Clinton’s 10 Most Memorable Debate Moments of All Time
For the first time in seven years, Hillary Clinton will appear on a presidential primary debate stage to duke it out with her fellow Democratic hopefuls next Tuesday. Ahead of the showdown, which will take place in Las Vegas and feature Clinton squaring off against Bernie Sanders, Martin O’Malley,
Excerpt: Ben Bernanke's 'The Courage to Act'
Excerpted from The Courage to Act: A Memoir of A Crisis and Its Aftermath by Ben S. Bernanke. Copyright © 2015 by Ben S. Bernanke. With permission of the publisher, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. All rights reserved. Prologue: I Can Still Stop This . . . It was 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 16, 2008.
Hooray for Hollywood
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES DC GETS CREATIVE!: Today the Motion Picture Association of America in partnership with Microsoft and ABC News, brings you the second annual Creativity Conference featuring leaders from the worlds of entertainment, technology, media, business, and ...
Iowa's Most Oddball (Edible) Political Rites of Passage
Politicians Must Run the Iowa Culinary Gauntlet to be Considered a Contender
Obama Draws Another Red Line
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OBAMA ON THE DEBT LIMIT: ‘I WILL NOT NEGOTIATE’: On the verge of another fiscal showdown with congressional Republicans, President Obama is outright refusing to negotiate over an increase to the nation’s debt limit, saying doing so would alter “the...
Biden Iowa Visit Features Possible Cast of 2016 Characters
Remarks by Vice President Joe Biden in Iowa today could be seen as a standard campaign stump, were the next presidential election not three years away. Appearing at a pair of democratic fundraisers aimed at assisting the potential successor of outgoing democratic Sen. Tom Harkin,...
Web Extra: Read an Excerpt of James Carville and Stan Greenberg's Book
Excerpted from IT'S THE MIDDLE CLASS, STUPID! by James Carville and Stan Greenberg by arrangement with Blue Rider Press, a member of Penguin Group (USA), Copyright © James Carville and Stan Greenberg, 2012. 1. WE ARE WRITING THIS BOOK BECAUSE WE FAILED AND THAT'S NOT GOOD ENOUGH There's no other