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Tensions with China Expected to Arise During Obama's Final Trip to Asia
HANGZHOU, China -- President Obama touched down in Hangzhou, China, Saturday afternoon, marking his 10th and final trip to Asia that's expected to begin on a positive note, joining Chinese President Xi Jinping to ratify the Paris climate change accord, which strives to drastically cut carbon
Book Excerpt: Kimberley Strassel's 'The Intimidation Game'
Excerpted from The Intimidation Game: How the Left Is Silencing Free Speech, by Kimberley Strassel by arrangement with Twelve, an imprint of Grand Central Publishing, Copyright (c) Kimberley Strassel 2016. Cleta Mitchell was sitting in front of her computer in Pinehurst, North Carolina. Mitchell is
Lessons From the Losers: 5 Big Political Don’ts of the 2014 Midterm Elections
Republicans are set to march into a new session of Congress with the Senate majority well in hand. But despite the outcome, candidates on both sides of the partisan divide made mistakes. The Note: Shellacking 2.0 Five Winners and Losers From the Midterm Elections A Fresh Blast of Discontent
Amanda Curtis Is a Rare Breed of Montana Democrat
Montana has never seen a Democratic U.S. Senate candidate like state Rep. Amanda Curtis. Selected by state Democrats last week to replace Democratic Sen. John Walsh on their November ticket after a plagiarism scandal derailed his re-election bid, Curtis is a far cry from the...
Obama And George Go One-On-One
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OBAMA CALLS BOEHNER LAWSUIT THREAT A ‘STUNT’: Despite Republican House Speaker John Boehner’s threat this week to sue President Obama over his use of executive orders, the president refused to apologize for his actions during an exclusive interview ...
While You Were Sleeping: What You Missed in Politics
More voters went to the polls Tuesday in eight states than any other primary this season and it was a very late night for politics all over the country. The Mississippi GOP Senate brawl is still pending, a familiar face has made it to a...
Eight States Go to the Polls: More Voters Cast Ballots Than Any Other Primary Day
Today more Americans are able to vote than any other day this primary season, in fact this number of voters won’t go to the polls again until November. Eight states are voting today including Mississippi, Iowa, California, New Jersey, South Dakota, Montana, Alabama, and New...
Hollywood Heads To The Hill
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES AFFLECK, ROGEN ON THE HILL: There will be some major star power on Capitol Hill today when two celebrities go before senators to testify on two causes close to their hearts. Actor, director, and Oscar winning screenwriter Ben Affleck will...
5 Most Cringe-Worthy Blunders From Obama's Ambassador Nominees
President Obama’s A-list campaign fundraisers are turning out to be B-list ambassador nominees. Several of his nominees in recent weeks have had cringe-worthy moments in their confirmation hearings. And people are starting to take notice Two nominees, who also happen to be top fundraisers for...
Meet the Newest U.S. Senator Who Earned A Bronze Star in Iraq
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock appointed Lt. Gov. John Walsh, an Iraq war veteran, as the interim replacement to fill the seat vacated by Sen. Max Baucus on Friday. “It’s a tremendous honor to accept your appointment as Montana’s next United States senator,” Walsh said at...