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Benghazi Hearing

A Modest Proposal for the 21st Century

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 04.02.2016 | Home
Christopher Brauchli

This week I use this space to offer a suggestion that will save the taxpayers money, increase the efficiency of government and enable those in Congress to more accurately reflect voters' wills. The only surprising thing is that no one has come up with this idea before now.

Looking Forward to Democratic Debate

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.11.2016 | Home
Chris Weigant

The conditions seem perfect for a real political debate between two candidates who differ from each other on many key issues.

The Democratic Race May Be Over

GVH Live | Posted 10.30.2015 | Home
GVH Live

Hillary Clinton, once burdened with a profusion of image and credibility problems, has had a great many weights lifted off her shoulders this month. The Democratic presidential front-runner has defended her record at the State Department, dodged a serious challenge from Vice President Joe Biden and saw two of her primary opponents leave the race.

How Hillary Got Her Groove Back

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 10.28.2016 | Home
Joan E. Dowlin

Some say Hillary's last 10 ten days has secured her the Democratic nomination for the presidency. I say it started way before that.

Benghazi and the Congressman from Maryland

Dorian de Wind | Posted 10.27.2016 | Home
Dorian de Wind

Four years after his call to Republicans to stop "the inflammatory rhetoric" and to stop "the partisan gamesmanship," Elijah Cummings, once again, in his opening remarks at the recent Benghazi hearing pleaded with his colleagues.

The Hillary Clinton Congressional Benghazi Hearings: Let's Agree to Disagree

Galanty Miller | Posted 10.26.2016 | Home
Galanty Miller

I was disappointed with the Benghazi hearings because I was hoping the Congressional committee would subpoena more celebrities. Instead, it was eleven straight hours of Congressmen saying the same stuff over and over, taking only occasional breaks to fundraise. Oh, and Hillary Clinton had a front row seat.

CNN's Brian Stelter On Why Fox Cut Away From Benghazi Hearing

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 01.09.2017 | Home

CNN's "Reliable Sources" host Brian Stelter is giving Fox News the benefit of the doubt over its decision to cut away from Hillary Clinton's Benghazi ...

Complete Video Of All 11 Hours Of This Week's Fugazi Hearings

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.24.2015 | Home

EmbedContent(562b1e77e4b0ec0a3894a810,,Embed,html,Some({})) The big news out of Washington, D.C., this week was the 11 hours of Fugazi hearings that t...

Friday Talking Points -- Hillary's Very Good Week

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.23.2016 | Home
Chris Weigant

Hillary Clinton just had the best week of her campaign yet. Not only did she shine at the Benghazi hearing yesterday, three of her Democratic opponents dropped out of the presidential nomination race.

The Premature Impeachment of Hillary Clinton

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 10.23.2016 | Home
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

The Republicans waited several years before they impeached President Clinton. They vowed to defeat President Obama's agenda on the day he took office. And now they have sought to impeach Hillary Clinton before she has even obtained the nomination of her party.

House Democrats Will Stay On Benghazi Committee

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.23.2015 | Home

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats will remain on the GOP's Benghazi committee, even though they think it's sham, a senior Democratic aide told The Huffing...

'Daily Show' Covers Benghazi Hearing Number ... Ah, We Lost Count

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.23.2015 | Home

Yep, this is still happening. What was a tragic attack on American citizens continues to act as tinder for a right wing-powered witch hunt against for...

Hillary Takes Post-Benghazi Victory Lap At Women’s Leadership Forum

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.04.2017 | Home

The hearing Republicans hoped would derail Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign has done nothing of the sort. On Friday, one day after enduring a g...

Trey Gowdy Says His 11-Hour Benghazi Hearing Didn't Reveal Anything New

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.19.2016 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) couldn't say Thursday night if his all-day Benghazi hearing with Hillary Clinton revealed any new information. ...

Mike Huckabee's Benghazi Tattoo Joke Goes Hilariously Wrong

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 10.23.2015 | Home

Mike Huckabee attempted to crack a series of jokes about Hillary Clinton during her Benghazi testimony on Thursday, including one that forced readers ...

Hillary Clinton Gets That Dirt Off Her Shoulder

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.22.2015 | Home

EmbedContent(56297995e4b0ec0a3893f230,,Embed,aolon,Some({})) Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had plenty of expressive moments during Thursda...

Americans Don't Know What To Think About The Benghazi Committee

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 10.22.2015 | Home

Americans generally think that the House Select Committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks has gone too far. But their exact reaction depends o...

These Are The Words Repeated Over And Over At The Benghazi Hearing

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 10.22.2015 | Home

The House Select Committee on Benghazi has spent much of Thursday's hearing with Hillary Clinton discussing matters related and semi-related to the 20...

People Slept In Chairs, Ate Cheetos For Dinner To See Clinton's Benghazi Hearing

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 12.19.2016 | Home

WASHINGTON -- At some point late Wednesday night, Steven Arango, an intern for Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.), realized that his grand plan for attending t...

Unpacking The Partisan Spin On Benghazi | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.22.2015 | Home

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theSkimm's Guide to the Benghazi Attacks

theSkimm | Posted 10.22.2016 | Home

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.

Benghazi Is Political, But Clinton's Email Scandal Is Serious. That's Why Bernie Sanders Will Win

H. A. Goodman | Posted 10.07.2016 | Home
H. A. Goodman

With Bernie Sanders as nominee, Democrats won't have to endure endless scandals and defend against real or fabricated controversies. Benghazi might be politically motivated, but the FBI investigation and other scandals are serious. Although Bernie's success is bolstered primarily by his record and his bold message, Clinton's issues will help him become the Democratic nominee.

Congress on the Playground

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 10.07.2014 | Home
Christopher Brauchli

Now that members of Congress have returned to the playground at home to enjoy recess time (a considerably longer time than when the members were physically in grade school) it seems appropriate to contemplate what their absence from Washington means for the country.

Poll Finds Majority Of Americans Support Further Congressional Inquiry Into Benghazi

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.03.2014 | Home

A majority of Americans support another congressional investigation into the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on a diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya, accord...

Kerry Agrees To Testify In Front Of Issa, But Not New Benghazi Committee

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.23.2014 | Home

Secretary of State John Kerry has agreed to testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on the Sept. 11, 2012, Benghazi attacks...