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Hillary Clinton Stories Ensure Reporters Front-Page Coverage Even Without Facts

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 03.05.2015 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Somehow all the sturm and drang created by each new "accusation and bombshell" her opponents dream up, and the press jumps to report, ends the same; Hillary is never shown to have done anything wrong. She comes out of these made for TV crisis looking like what she is; a brilliant woman and good politician who gets things done.

Sam Stein

The Select Committee To Investigate Benghazi May Be Falling Apart | Sam Stein | Posted 01.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- From the Department of Predictable Outcomes: The House select committee investigating the 2012 attacks on the U.S diplomatic compound in...

Michael McAuliff

House Benghazi Report Torches Conspiracy Theories | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Yet another detailed investigation into the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, has refuted claims that ther...

Trey Gowdy Re-Elected To Congress In 2014 South Carolina Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy was re-elected to Congress on Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. Gowdy represents South Carolina's 4th District and ...

Sam Stein

What's Trey Gowdy's End Game With Benghazi? | Sam Stein | Posted 10.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As he strode into the hearing room in the Capitol Hill visitor's center on Sept. 16, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), chair of the special cong...

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 ...

Jason Linkins

It's Amateur Hour With The Benghazi Select Committee | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

Over at the New Republic, Brian Beutler gives good gobsmack on a very strange action taken by the post-modern Richelieu, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.),...

Republican Leading Benghazi Probe Known For Courtroom Theatrics

Reuters | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics

(Repeats with no changes to headline or text) By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, May 18 (Reuters) - The Republican who will l...

Star's War Benghazi Is No Watergate

Allen Schmertzler | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics
Allen Schmertzler

Summer is fast approaching. Aside from vacations, warming sunshine of vitamin D and a full menu of out door smells, it is also time for blockbuster sequels to fill our viewing entertainment needs. Republicans are hoping their re-release "Benghazi Investigation #14" will be a smashing success.

Trey Gowdy Names Former NRCC Aide As Director Of Benghazi Committee

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) on Thursday named lobbyist and former Republican aide Phil Kiko as staff director for the newly created House s...

Benghazi Investigations

Jeff Danziger | Posted 07.13.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


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...

John Boehner: Democrats Are Probably Fundraising Off Benghazi 'Just Like We Are'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Monday declined to wave off Republican party committees from fundraising off the 2012 attacks on the U.S. consu...

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...

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...

Boehner Names 7 Republicans To Benghazi Select Committee

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced Friday the names of the seven Republicans who will serve on the House's Benghazi select committee. J...

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. ...

Hillary vs. the Media: Real War? Phony War? Or Good Cause?

William Bradley | Posted 07.08.2014 | Media
William Bradley

Hillary vs. the media bit is a good narrative frame for her, no matter its accuracy. It's certainly accurate enough to have some credibility. And then there's the fact that the public doesn't think much of the news media. This week, in fact, we've seen how it can work for her.

Michael McAuliff

Democrat Urges Benghazi Panel Boycott: Would Be 'Select Committee On Talking Points' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House is set to approve on Thursday the new select committee to probe the Benghazi attacks, but a Democrat who thinks his party shou...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Boehner Ducks When Asked If NRCC Should Stop Fundraising Off Benghazi | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) declined to weigh in Thursday on whether Republicans should fundraise off an investigation into the ...

Sam Stein

Republicans Continue Trying To Fundraise Off Benghazi | Sam Stein | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Conservatives don't appear to be heeding the advice of Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), who has called on them to stop fundraising off the 2012...

Hillary: Guns and Benghazi

Richard Brodsky | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

Her real political advantage will be her ability to lead a national conversation about issues. It's not just that these are important matters. It's that a willingness to talk about them will contrast nicely to the tone and substance of a Republican dynamic full of manufactured crises and rhetoric that will scare off everyone to the left of the Koch brothers.

GOP's Benghazi Investigator Has 3 New Questions ... That Have Already Been Answered

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Trey Gowdy, the South Carolina Republican tasked with probing the deadly 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, has in recent days offered...