As in all matters of war and peace, the buck stops at the president's desk: it wasn't Hillary, but Barack Obama who ultimately gave the orders.
Boehner revealed that he had consulted a number of Constitutional scholars and is convinced that he is on solid legal ground in issuing his "Stop Hillary" veto.
Commercial 2 starts out with images from Congress finalizing the Iraq War Vote in 2002. Sound of Hillary saying "Yea." Cut to artillery piece firing.
It appears that the Democrats in Name Only Who Bought into Slick Willie Clinton's promotion of NAFTA two decades ago have done an about-face--or perhaps were run out of office?
While Hillary will be constantly defending herself against perpetual scandals and threading a centrist high wire, Webb will focus exclusively on communicating his bold ideas on economic growth, national security, and other major issues important to Americans nationwide.
A woman president will only make a difference if that woman, while in office, stands for the rights and equal representation of women and girls, without apology, without dilution, and without her actions contradicting her words.
I write today to challenge what is fast becoming conventional wisdom in the political world -- in particular, the notion that Hillary Clinton really needs a strong primary challenge to "toughen her up" for the upcoming race with whomever the Republicans decide upon. When you deconstruct the logic behind this idea, however, it falls apart.
While many policies will be needed to improve the situation of the poor and middle class, there are three simple ones that could make a big difference: a more competitive dollar, a Federal Reserve Board committed to full employment and a financial transactions tax to rein in Wall Street.
If Warren is looking for a podium from which to preach her anti-Wall Street reform philosophy, here's a question: Which will get her more attention -- the U.S. Senate, where she's one of 100, or the Vice-Presidency of the United States?
The fanfare around Hillary Clinton's nomination has been at a fervor for months. Unquestionably she stands as the likely next Democratic presidential nominee Yet, the question remains: Will Black America turn out in support?
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. ...
We are the richest country humanity has ever seen, and we are at our richest moment. Yet hardworking Americans keep coming home to "a plate full of worry." This is largely because over the last few decades the wages of the bottom 80 percent of Americans have fallen or stagnated while the super-rich rake in all the profits. We can do better, and we must.
History shows us that "most qualified" is no guarantee of a beneficial presidency, and electing the lesser qualified is no predictor of a bad administration. Let's take a look at a few examples.
Many entrepreneurs can't help but groan when they hear politicians promise to help. As Austrian economist Peter Klein says in my new book An Entrepreneur's Manifesto (Templeton Press, fall 2015), "The best thing government can do for entrepreneurs is get out of their way."
There is massive outrage bubbling up in every corner of this country from both conservatives and liberals about how politicians serve big money over We the People.
Rubio's meme is "I'm the future", but models JFK and Obama didn't want to go back to '20s and '50s. Clinton's is "I'm your neighbor's mom", but will GOP Evita-ize her? Lowry and Vanden Heuvel discuss both as well as whether the bi-partisan agreement on Congress's role on Iran Deal is win-win for both parties.