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Benghazi Attack

Hillary or Bernie: Who Will Win Debate #2?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 11.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Larry Schwimmer

As the Democratic candidates get ready to face off in their second debate on Saturday, November 14, Hillary Clinton enjoys a wide lead in the race for the Democratic nomination nationally.

Republican Buffoons Have Handed the Nomination to Hillary; Let's Examine Her Record

Ivan Eland | Posted 10.26.2015 | Politics
Ivan Eland

The Republican buffoons on the committee, their political witch hunt exposed by their own majority leader and a former committee staff member, played right into Hillary's hands and proceeded to hand her the Democratic nomination.

Repubs: Still Banging Their Heads Against a Benghazi Wall

Rick Horowitz | Posted 10.24.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

They tried -- again -- to take her down. And guess what?

The Benghazi Committee's Out Of Control Effort To Destroy Hillary Clinton

David Brock | Posted 10.22.2015 | Politics
David Brock

The Benghazi investigation was never about getting to the bottom of what actually happened. It was always a dirt-digging operation, a wild search for some hint of scandal that could stop Barack Obama from being re-elected, and, when that failed, stop Hillary Clinton from succeeding him.

theSkimm's Guide to the Benghazi Attacks

theSkimm | Posted 10.22.2015 | Politics

The Benghazi investigation has gone on longer than the investigation into Watergate. The is a hugely divisive political issue, and while it happened three years ago, it's coming up a lot now. Just in time for 2016.

Hillary Clinton Responds To Benghazi By Defending Libya Intervention, Diplomacy

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 10.14.2015 | Politics

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Ryan Grim

Republicans Release The Subpoena Clinton Said She Never Received | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One day after Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said she "never had a subpoena" for the emails she sent while secretary ...

Disloyalty Is Never an Acceptable Political Tactic

Joseph C. Wilson | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics
Joseph C. Wilson

The territory into which the Republicans have strayed with Benghazi is starkly unpatriotic. Their use of purloined information undermines our ability to act and react in a dangerous world and provides comfort to our enemies.

Laura Barron-Lopez

Hillary Clinton's Emails About Benghazi Released | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 05.22.2015 | Politics

The State Department on Friday released nearly 300 of Hillary Clinton’s emails, which reveal new details about the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S...

Marina Fang

Clinton Adviser Sidney Blumenthal Will Testify To Benghazi Committee | Marina Fang | Posted 05.24.2015 | Politics

Sidney Blumenthal, a longtime adviser to Hillary Clinton who sent the former secretary of state briefings about Libya through her private email, said ...

Laura Barron-Lopez

House Panel Asks Hillary Clinton To Testify Twice On Emails, Benghazi | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Select Committee on Benghazi asked Hillary Clinton on Thursday to testify in two public hearings, one about her use of email d...

Will Hillary Clinton Bring Change to Washington or Politics as Usual?

Mario Almonte | Posted 06.21.2015 | Politics
Mario Almonte

If Obama's presidency taught us anything, it was that hope alone can't bring change. But if Clinton's political career offers us a lesson, it is that experience isn't always enough to bring about change either. It can sometimes mean playing it safe.

John Boehner Demands Answers For Benghazi Questions That Have Already Been Answered | Posted 02.17.2015 | Politics

The following post first appeared on House Speaker John Boehner says there are “unanswered questions” about the 2012 attack ...

Every Time Conservatives Mention Benghazi in 2015, Liberals Should Remind Them of September 11, 2001

H. A. Goodman | Posted 03.07.2015 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

If their names were Clinton and Kerry, or Hagel and Susan Rice, what would Rush Limbaugh have said about their failure to protect America?

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Most People Have No Idea What A House Benghazi Investigation Just Found | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.23.2015 | Politics

When the Republican-led House Intelligence Committee quietly released a report on the Friday before Thanksgiving clearing U.S. officials of multiple a...

An Open Letter of Apology to the United States of America

Brian Joyce | Posted 01.25.2015 | Media
Brian Joyce

The media was wrong, and the White House was right. Still, many of us in the media won't admit it. Therefore, I'd like to apologize to you. We should probably make a better effort to understand policy, before we attempt to comment on it. And we should probably also admit, once and for all, that the President was born in America.

Remember Benghazi?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 01.23.2015 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Remember the Benghazi tragedy? Of course you do. But do you remember the other tragedy? The one where Republicans tried their darndest to discredit -- destroy is a better word -- the president and, especially, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senator Urges Republicans To Move On From Benghazi | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) thinks it's probably time for Republicans to drop their fixation on Benghazi. The senator was asked during...

New Charges Brought In 2012 Benghazi Attacks

AP | By ERIC TUCKER and PETE YOST | Posted 12.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Libyan militant already behind bars was indicted Tuesday on new charges arising from the 2012 Benghazi attacks, including crimes...

Benghazi Select Committee Holding First Open Hearing

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 11.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman of a special House panel on Benghazi charted a course Wednesday for his investigation to stretch deep into...

Igor Bobic

GOP Congressman Lynn Westmoreland Denounces 'Our Enemy' In The White House | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics

Rep. Lynn Westmoreland (R-Ga.) attended a breakfast for the Cobb County Republican Party on Saturday where he denounced "our enemy," President Barack ...

Libya's Last Stand

Ethan Chorin | Posted 10.14.2014 | World
Ethan Chorin

If there was ever a J.R.R. Tolkien moment in the Libya conflict, it has arrived. The forces of good and evil are fighting the future of Libya.

Right Wingers Are Making Their Middle Names 'Benghazi' On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 08.06.2014 | Technology

Call it the right wing's version of the equality sign. A new trend among conservatives on Facebook is to change one's middle name to "Benghazi," t...

Abu Khattala: The Career and Arrest of the Jihadi Behind the Benghazi Attack

Brian Glyn Williams | Posted 09.14.2014 | Politics
Brian Glyn Williams

On Monday, June 16, three FBI agents, several Navy SEALs and approximately 24 Delta Force commandos captured the terrorist most wanted by the Obama administration in a classic snatch-and-grab "rendition" operation in Benghazi, Libya.

Commanders: Benghazi Rescue Hampered By Lack Of Information

AP | By DONNA CASSATA and BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of the four U.S. deaths in Benghazi might have been prevented, military leaders say, if commanders had known more about the in...