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Benghazi Committee

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.

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 ...

Benghazi Panel Asks Hillary Clinton To Hand Over Email Server

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 20 (Reuters) - A Republican-led U.S. congressional panel has formally asked Hillary Clinton to hand over her private computer serv...

Congress May Spend More On The Benghazi Panel Than On The Veterans Affairs Committee

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

House Republicans have requested nearly $3.3 million to operate the select committee investigating Benghazi, which gives the GOP-launched committee a ...

Hillary Clinton: I Will Decide On 2016 'When It Feels Right'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says she will decide whether to run for president again "when it feels right for me to decide." She says po...

Nancy Pelosi Says Benghazi Committee Not About Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 05.30.2014 | Politics

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said she doesn't think the creation of the House Select Committee on Benghazi is "about Hillary Clinton ...

Friday Talking Points -- From Bears to Zombies

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Gay marriage is becoming legal in so many states, it's hard to keep up these days. As federal court after federal court strikes down laws against marriage equality, some politicians have realized it's a losing battle.

Jennifer Bendery

Allen West Says Rep. Tammy Duckworth, Decorated Veteran, Not 'Loyal' To America | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) is raising eyebrows again, this time by accusing decorated veteran and Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) of ...

Sam Stein

Elijah Cummings Details His 3-Prong Strategy For The GOP's Benghazi Committee | Sam Stein | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As House Democratic leaders debated the best way to engage Republicans' new select committee to investigate the 2012 attack in Benghazi,...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Pelosi Names 5 Democrats To Benghazi Committee | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After weeks of intense debate about whether to boycott or join the House Select Committee on Benghazi, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-C...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Top Democrat Urges Either Full Participation In Benghazi Committee Or Full Boycott | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), the second-ranking Democrat in the House, expressed his opposition Monday to appointing just one member of his...

Benghazi v. Beirut

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

For Republicans who believe that patriotism ends with lapel pins and cowboy costumes, it might be useful to consider some historical examples of true patriotism by a political party.

Top Dem Calls Benghazi Committee 'Hunting Mission For A Lynch Mob'

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

Senate Intelligence Chair Dianne Feinstein (D) on Sunday called the House's new Benghazi committee "a hunting mission for a lynch mob," and dismissed ...

Amanda Terkel

Alan Grayson Ready And Willing To Serve On Benghazi Committee | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) is willing to serve on the committee established by House Republicans to investigate the 2012 attacks in Beng...

The Best Way Democrats Could Respond To The Benghazi Committee

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

The push to get Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) named to the House Select Committee on Benghazi is getting a boost from the second-largest online progressi...

Ex-CIA Director Endorses House Benghazi Investigation

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

Former acting CIA Director Mike Morell said Monday that he supports the creation of a House panel tasked with investigating the 2012 attack on the U.S...

Sam Stein

Trey Gowdy Softens His Benghazi 'Trial' Remark | Sam Stein | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) backtracked on Sunday from an earlier description of the select committee he is leading to investigate the 2012...

Michael McAuliff

Benghazi Chair Explains Why Calling Witnesses Is A Charade | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) named Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) to head the new Benghazi select committee created by the House this we...

Friday Talking Points -- Benghazi Frenzy!

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

There was a noticeable change this week. Republicans as a whole seem to be pivoting away from their stated singular campaign theme of "Obamacare is the root of all the country's problems."

Howard Fineman

The GOP Is Headed To Where Trey Gowdy Is From | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Today’s Republican Party was born in and still pivots around upstate South Carolina, which is why the GOP’s choice of Rep. Trey Gowd...

Jennifer Bendery

Nancy Pelosi: Families Of Benghazi Victims Have Asked Us Not To Launch New Committee | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said the families of victims of the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attack have reached out to lawma...

Reince Priebus: Democrats Politicized Benghazi

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus is accusing Democrats of politicizing the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. ...

Ashley Alman

DeLauro Offers Solution To Dems' Benghazi Dilemma | Ashley Alman | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats are contemplating a strategy they believe would allow them to symbolically boycott Republicans' investigative committee ...

Michael McAuliff

House Votes To Launch New Benghazi Investigative Committee | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives voted largely on party lines Thursday to launch a select committee to investigate the 2012 Benghazi attacks...

Clinton Can Win 45 States

Brent Budowsky | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The GOP's Benghazi disease has metastasized into yet another committee in the Republican House of Inquisitions, seeking to waste taxpayer money in yet another failed effort to exploit the death of Americans and prosecute yet another witch hunt against Hillary Clinton.