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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
Biden Lunches With 'Veep' Star
Vice President Joe Biden had lunch at the White House today with Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who plays Vice President Selina Meyer in HBO’s “Veep,” an aide told ABC News. Louis-Dreyfus attended Thursday night’s premiere of the second season of “Veep” held at the Washington, DC office...
The Political Twitter Hall of Fame (Shame?)
When Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) first heard Cyndi Lauper's "Girls Just Want to Have Fun," he must have taken the song to heart. Cohen, 63, attended a Memphis soul music commemoration event at the White House this week and tweeted at Lauper , who performed there: "@cyndilauper great night,couldn't
China Fraud Accusations: Wesley Clark's Ex-Firm Faces Questions
Retired U.S. Army General and former presidential contender Wesley K. Clark was the chairman and public face of a Wall Street investment firm that rode a wave of interest in Chinese stock, and then plunged on reports that much of the profit was hype and many of the companies were outright frauds.