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Jeb Bush Says No Need to Apologize for 'All Lives Matter'
As questions swirl over what happened to 28-year-old Sandra Bland , who was found dead in her cell in a Texas jail, candidates in the 2016 presidential race are being hammered on their views surrounding the call for justice and the hastag #BlackLivesMatter. It is a movement that largely began last
The Note: Hillary Clinton Facing More Scrutiny Over E-mails
NOTABLES --WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING: An internal government review of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s controversial private email account concluded that some of those messages may have contained classified information, senior government officials confirm to ABC News. The Inspectors
Sandra Bland's 'Heartbreaking' Death Matters for Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton today called Sandra Bland ’s “heartbreaking” death in a Texas jail cell “another African-American life cut short.” “And that’s why I think it is essential that we all stand up and say loudly and clearly, ‘Yes, black lives matter.’ And we all have a responsibility to face these hard
5 Stories You'll Care About in Politics This Week
While the media may be feeling a little strung along, it turns out that might be because nobody works enough hours. Jeb Bush gave us some huge fundraising numbers, though there was also a distraction that was more "yuge" than huge. Hillary Clinton can’t decide which woman belongs on the $10 bill
Progressives Rally Around Sen. Elizabeth Warren
Sen. Chris Murphy acknowledged he had the hardest job in Democratic politics on Wednesday: being the on-deck batter to Elizabeth Warren after she’d already cleared the bases at an all-day gathering of the progressive faithful. “One of the hardest jobs in this town is following...
The World Erupts
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES U.S. POISED TO PLAY AN ‘ADVISORY ROLE’: Investigators will have to navigate charred wreckage and regional hostility in efforts to uncover answers into the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which left 298 people dead, including a Philippines-bound ...
Elizabeth Warren Supporters Launch 'Ready for Warren'
You’ve heard of Ready for Hillary, but now there’s Ready for Warren. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has said over and over that she will not run for president in 2016, but that isn’t stopping her fans from encouraging her to run. A group of activists...
Border Brawl to Food Fight: Five Stories You'll Care About in Politics This Week
What a week: A crisis on the southern border , and another in Israel . From calls for impeachment , to threats of lawsuits , to charging cell phones before we get on (some) planes, to Chris McDaniel continuing his fight -- and even getting some encouragement from Ted Cruz -- it was a busy week for
Election 2012 Super PAC: Stephen Colbert Loses Staffer to Rick Perry Campaign
Newly Created Organizations for Anonymous, Unlimited Donations Set to Play Pivotal Role in 2012