Highlight: Obama says Joe Biden would make ‘superb’ president

Obama says Biden would make ‘superb’ president: New Yorker >by Susan Heavey |WASHINGTON Mon Jul 21, 2014 10:30am EDT| (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said Joe Biden would make a “superb” president, but questioned whether his vice president or potential rival Hillary Clinton would want to endure another campaign for the White House, a media report on Monday said. Obama, in an interview with the New Yorker, said Biden “has seen […]

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Exposed: The John Birchers’ Tea Party

The John Birchers’ Tea Party >by: Adam Gopnik | October 11, 2013 | Re-post Oct 13, 2013 | My colleague John Cassidy wrote not long ago about his difficulties, shared by the fine historian Jerrold Seigel, in finding an apt historical analogue for the Tea Party caucus as it exists today. Nothing quite like it anywhere else, he mused—and then Cassidy won this Francophile heart, at least, by citing as […]

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Highlight Representative Gwen Moore: on Susan Rice

Rep Moore: Attacks on Rice a strategy to open Kerry’s seat >by Morgan Whitaker | 7:34 pm on 12/13/2012| Representative Gwen Moore Congresswoman Gwen Moore, a strong and vocal supporter of Susan Rice, is “saddened” and “enraged” that the Republican attacks forced Rice to withdraw her name from the running for secretary of state. “This was always a fabricated, trumped-up allegation,” she said on PoliticsNation. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world […]

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Highlight Representative Gwen Moore: on Susan Rice

Rep Moore: Attacks on Rice a strategy to open Kerry’s seat >by Morgan Whitaker | 7:34 pm on 12/13/2012| Representative Gwen Moore Congresswoman Gwen Moore, a strong and vocal supporter of Susan Rice, is “saddened” and “enraged” that the Republican attacks forced Rice to withdraw her name from the running for secretary of state. “This was always a fabricated, trumped-up allegation,” she said on PoliticsNation. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world […]

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Spotlight: Rice says Benghazi comments based on preliminary intelligence

Rice says Benghazi comments based on preliminary intelligence Susan Rice UNITED NATIONS | Wed Nov 21, 2012 7:29pm EST | (Reuters) – U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice, broke her silence on Wednesday and defended her remarks on a September attack in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador to the North African nation. Republicans have criticized Rice for appearing on several TV talk shows […]

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Spotlight: John McCain Wants a Public Apology from Susan Rice

John McCain Wants a Public Apology from Susan Rice  >by Caroline Bankoff |11/19/2012 | New York Magazine | John McCain On Sunday, John McCain indignantly strode onto the set of CBS’s Face the Nation to demand that U.N. ambassador Susan Rice apologize for going on TV and accurately relaying the information given to her by the CIA  in the wake of the Benghazi attack. And — just to bring the […]

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Spotlight: John McCain Wants a Public Apology from Susan Rice

John McCain Wants a Public Apology from Susan Rice  >by Caroline Bankoff |11/19/2012 | New York Magazine | John McCain On Sunday, John McCain indignantly strode onto the set of CBS’s Face the Nation to demand that U.N. ambassador Susan Rice apologize for going on TV and accurately relaying the information given to her by the CIA  in the wake of the Benghazi attack. And — just to bring the […]

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Spotlight: Pastors Saying ‘Stay Home On Election Day’

Pastors Saying ‘Stay Home On Election Day’ Dishonor Civil Rights Pioneer John Lewis >by David Badash on September 17, 2012 | John Lewis Some Black pastors are telling their congregations to stay home on election day, because of President Obama’s support for same-sex marriage, and because they don’t trust Mitt Romney’s Mormon religion, according to news reports today. But those who counsel their congregants to do so are risking repeal of […]

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Spotlight: Pastors Saying ‘Stay Home On Election Day’

Pastors Saying ‘Stay Home On Election Day’ Dishonor Civil Rights Pioneer John Lewis >by David Badash on September 17, 2012 | John Lewis Some Black pastors are telling their congregations to stay home on election day, because of President Obama’s support for same-sex marriage, and because they don’t trust Mitt Romney’s Mormon religion, according to news reports today. But those who counsel their congregants to do so are risking repeal of […]

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