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House Republicans Back Off From Impeaching The IRS Commissioner -- For Now

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 09.15.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― After clamoring about the IRS commissioner for over a year, House conservatives were all set to vote to impeach John Koskinen on Thursd...

Did Republican Colin Powell Lie And Was Hillary Telling The Truth?

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 09.09.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Wow. We now know Colin Powell lied about giving advice on avoiding FOIA requests and public scrutiny of her emails to Hillary Clinton.

Benghazi Committee Ends, Keeps Costing Money

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The work of the Select Committee on Benghazi theoretically ended on Friday the way it began ― amid partisan acrimony ― but with a m...

Friday Talking Points -- Ships Leaving A Sinking Rat

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.01.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

As the stream of Republicans fleeing the Donald Trump candidacy becomes a flood, it does seem the appropriate metaphor to use -- the ships are leaving the sinking rat this time, not the other way 'round.

Benghazi Committee Is STILL Doing Stuff

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A day after releasing an 800-page report that failed to pin any fresh blame on Hillary Clinton, the House Select Committee on Benghazi w...

The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: Benghazi Committee Clears Hillary Of Wrongdoing, Plus, Trump Gets Humiliated By Lester Holt

Bob Cesca | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Today's topics include: Benghazi Committee Clears Hillary of Wrongdoing; The Supreme Court's Historic Abortion Ruling; The Unhinged Wingnut Reaction; ...

One More Time! Beating Their Heads Against That Benghazi Wall

Rick Horowitz | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Hey, what's two years and millions of dollars among friends? This one's worth another look......

House Benghazi Report Reveals Hillary Clinton Was Second Gunman On Grassy Knoll

James Schlarmann | Posted 06.29.2016 | Comedy
James Schlarmann

Buried in the hundreds of pages of the highly-anticipated House Benghazi Committee report is something that may not have been seen by the mainstream media outlets at first, but it is quickly gathering momentum in the 24-hour news cycle.

Benghazi: The Scandal That Never Was

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 06.28.2016 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

When Secretary Clinton and her colleagues came to testify before my House Foreign Affairs Committee, I labeled this GOP hatchet-job "the scandal that never was." Because it never was.

Farewell To Fox News' Benghazi Hoax

Eric Boehlert | Posted 06.28.2016 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Unsure they could defeat Clinton at the ballot box, and lately even more unsure that Trump is competent enough to run a White House campaign, Republicans were hoping and praying for an investigative intervention to stop Clinton.

House Republicans Spent Millions Of Dollars On Benghazi Committee To Exonerate Clinton

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After spending more than two years and $7 million, the House Select Committee on Benghazi released a report Tuesday that found -- like e...

Benghazi Committee Gets Nothing New From Talk Radio Caller 'John From Iowa'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.27.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the most mysterious figures in the investigation by the House Select Committee on Benghazi has been "John from Iowa," a man who c...

Newt Has A Monstrously Bad Idea

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.13.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Newt Gingrich's supposed smartness is rather indiscriminate, when examined closely. Newt has what he considers 10 or 12 brilliant ideas each day, which he is in the habit of just tossing out for discussion.

Benghazi Committee Finally Interviews The Mysterious 'John From Iowa'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.10.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Select Committee on Benghazi interviewed two military drone operators on Thursday who were working the night of the deadly 201...

Top GOP Benghazi Select Committee Investigator Debunks Conservative Myths: Nothing 'Could Have Been Done Differently'

Ari Rabin-Havt | Posted 05.16.2016 | Politics
Ari Rabin-Havt

A former three-star general who served as the Republicans' chief counsel on the Benghazi Select Committee repeatedly acknowledged as he interviewed witnesses during the committee's investigation that nothing "could have been done differently to affect the outcome in Benghazi."

Benghazi Committee Undercut By Its Former Top Lawyer

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.16.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Shortly before the House Benghazi committee ramped up its battles with the Department of Defense in its probe of the 2012 terrorist atta...

Benghazi Committee Turns 2 Years Old, But Still Isn’t Done

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.15.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Remember the House Select Committee on Benghazi? The ninth official probe into what really happened in the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks on t...

Gowdy Blames Obama Administration For Benghazi Probe Dragging On

Politico | Paul Vale | Posted 05.06.2016 | Politics

For months, critics of the House Benghazi Committee have slammed Chairman Trey Gowdy for dragging his investigation into the middle of the election cy...

Milbank: GOP Planning Benghazi Surprise For Hillary

Washington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 04.14.2016 | Politics

Is Trey Gowdy planning a July surprise? The chairman of the Select Committee on Benghazi went to ground after he and his colleagues grilled Hillary Cl...

Rep. Trey Gowdy Endorses Marco Rubio For President

Reuters | Igor Bobic | Posted 12.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio won an endorsement on Tuesday from U.S. Representative Trey Gowdy, a rising Repub...

Donald Trump Blasts Congressman Expected To Endorse Marco Rubio

Reuters | Igor Bobic | Posted 12.28.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump assailed a leading committee chairman in Congress on Sunday for backing Marco Ru...

9 Ways Hillary Clinton Could Still Lose The Nomination

The Huffington Post | LaurenWeber | Posted 10.26.2015 | Politics

This week, Hillary Clinton sat through the most recent round of activity from the House Select Committee On #Benghazi, and after watching her persever...

Star Turn in a Star Chamber -- Clinton Rivals Trudeau and Murphy for Best Week

Mark Green | Posted 10.25.2015 | Politics
Mark Green

2014-02-03-BothSidesNowLogoPlaincolhirescopy1.jpgVanden Heuvel and Cooke debate if Hillary escaped the gravitational orbit of both 42 and 44 to be a potential president/commander-in-chief. Then, the 2012 VP opponents are again news, as one rises and the other exits. And the Host boasts about predicting Hillary's win and Joe's withdrawal.

Repubs: Still Banging Their Heads Against a Benghazi Wall

Rick Horowitz | Posted 10.24.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

They tried -- again -- to take her down. And guess what?

Week to Week News Quiz for 10/23/15: Special Benghazi Edition

John Zipperer | Posted 10.23.2015 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Imagine yourself sitting in the hot seat of the House Benghazi committee as you take our latest Week to Week news quiz. Here are some random but real...