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Benghazi Select Committee Holding First Open Hearing

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 09.17.2014 | 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...

House GOP, Democrats Spar Over Benghazi Investigation

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Wednesday moved toward an election-year special investigation of the deadly attack on a U.S. diplomatic post ...

Sam Stein

Trey Gowdy Says People Shouldn't Fundraise Off Benghazi, NRCC Apparently Disagrees | Sam Stein | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) on Wednesday morning urged his fellow lawmakers not to use the investigation he is leading into the 2012 attack...

Three Reasons Why Reviving 'Benghazi' Is Stupid -- For the GOP

Robert Creamer | Posted 07.05.2014 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Already the GOP has bet heavily that its obsession with Obamacare will bolster its political position -- a bet that increasingly looks like a loser. Now, in its never-ending attempts to mollify the tea party fringe, the GOP leadership has turned down another political blind alley.

Obama, Dems Undecided On Taking Part In Benghazi Panel

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER and DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration and House Democrats said Monday they were undecided about whether to take part in or boycott an election-...

Jennifer Bendery

Trey Gowdy Tapped To Lead House Republicans' New Committee On Benghazi | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Monday tapped Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) to chair a new select committee to investigate the 2012 at...