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6 Things You Need To Know About Trump's Decision To End DACA ... Six Months From Now

On Monday, the Trump administration leaked via Politico the news that President Trump had decided to end President Obama’s executive amnesty — the Deferred Action for Childhood Arriva

Politics | Politics

The Rise of the Violent Left

Antifa's activists say they're battling burgeoning authoritarianism on the American right. Are they fueling it instead?

Politics | Politics

Dems try new slogan: 'Have you seen the other guys?’

The campaign arm for House Democrats on Wednesday tried out a new slogan: “I mean, have you seen the other guys?”

Politics | Liberal "Tolerance"

Democratic strategist defends 'Hunt Republicans' tweets | NJ.com

Jim Devine is defending his use of the hashtags #HuntRepublicanCongressman and #HuntRepublicans, saying they are meant to be a metaphor

News | The News

Oopsie! Up to 30 Democrats should resign for meeting with Russian diplomats in 2015

You have to laugh at the Democrats and their feigned and calculated outrage over a senator from the Armed Services Committee meeting with the ambassador of Russia; of course that senator is AG Sessions but seriously, this is their big freakout.

News | The News

Dem lawmaker says she's never met with Russian ambassador — but a tweet suggests otherwise

Following reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions misled the Senate under oath about his contacts with the Russian ambassador, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) tweeted that she had never met with the Russian ambassador.

But another older tweet from McCaskill suggests otherwise.

Politics | Politics

Dem governors left out of traditional White House press conference

Democratic governors and some Republican governors who attended a meeting with President Trump on Monday were excluded from the traditional bipartisan press conference outside the West Wing, party officials said.

News | Op-Ed

Alan Dershowitz: Why I Will Leave the Democratic Party If Ellison Is Elected its Chairman

Tomorrow the Democratic National Committee (DNC) will have to choose the direction of the Democratic Party, as well as its...

Politics | Politics

Here's why the 2018 Senate election will be crucial for President Trump and his Democratic foes - LA Times

In the partisan battle zone that is Washington, there is one conquest that could turn the fight decisively in Republicans ’ favor: winning 60 seats in the U.S. Senate.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

DNC Chair Candidate: My Job Is To Tell White People When To Shut Their Mouths | Video | RealClearPolitics

The DNC held a forum for candidates hoping to become chairman of the Democratic National Committee on Monday at George Washington University. One candidate, Sally Boynton Brown, the executive director of Idaho's Democratic Party, urged Democrats to provid

Politics | Politics

Democrats scorch Obama over UN vote condemning Israeli settlements

Congressional Democrats issued scathing statements aimed at the Obama administration over...

Politics | Politics

Democrats once represented the working class. Not any more | Robert Reich

Bill Clinton and Barack Obama helped shift power away from the people towards corporations. It was this that created an opening for Donald Trump

Politics | Politics

The Democratic Party Deserved To Die | The Huffington Post

Demographics are not destiny. Candidates do matter. And it is still the economy, stupid.

Politics | Politics

CNN cuts ties with Donna Brazile after hacked emails show she gave Clinton campaign debate questions

CNN quietly cut ties with Donna Brazile, the acting Democratic National Committee chair and a longtime contributor on the cable news network, after hacked emails published by WikiLeaks revealed that she had provided questions to the Hillary Clinton campai

Politics | Politics

Inside the Democrats’ narrow path to the House majority - The Washington Post

A 30-seat gain is a tall order for Democrats, and these districts summarize their challenges.

News | From the HuffPost

Democrats Seek Criminal Probe Of Donald Trump's Donations | Huffington Post

They argue he broke the law by giving money to a prosecutor who didn't deeply investigate Trump University.

Politics | Election: 2016

Democrats’ Hysterical Rhetoric Could Help Make Donald Trump President

Democrats have used overheated rhetoric to attack Republicans for so long that their attacks on Donald Trump may be ineffective.

Politics | Politics

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz to Resign Amid Email Hack - WSJ

The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee resigned after a trove of emails were disclosed showing DNC officials working to undermine the underdog presidential campaign of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Politics | Politics

Leaked Emails Show DNC Officials Wanted to Publicly Question Bernie's Religion

Leaked emails appear to show that top officials at the Democratic National Committee openly mocked and criticized Bernie Sanders during the primary race against Hillary Clinton.

Politics | Liberal "Tolerance"

Dem Platform Calls For Prosecuting Global Warming Skeptics | The Daily Caller

Democratic operatives responsible for creating their party’s platform this year adopted a provision calling for the Justice Department to investigate skeptics.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Congressional Democrats’ Sit-In: What a Pompous Exercise in Virtue-Signaling

In a stunning non sequitur, Congressional Democrats stage a sit-in to advocate for gun control as a response to terrorism.

Politics | Politics

Bernie Sanders and his wife made $205K, according to 2014 tax returns

Sen. Bernie Sanders and his wife on Friday released their full 2014 tax return, showing a combined income of more than $205,000, following pressure from Democratic presidential campaign rival Hillary Clinton.

Politics | Politics

Here's what a Biden campaign would look like

The VP launches a stimulus tour to deliver a very different kind of Democratic message.

Politics | Election: 2016

Bernie Sanders Wins Every Demographic Group

The results are in: Donald Trump claims the New Hampshire primary; Bernie Sanders tops Hillary Clinton.

Politics | Politics

Why most American Jews vote for Democrats, explained

Rep. Steve King has questions. We have answers.

Politics | Politics

O’Malley to suspend his campaign, according to adviser - The Washington Post

The news came against the backdrop of the former Maryland governor’s weak performance in Iowa Monday.

Politics | Politics

These 30 Numbers Explain the 2016 Election | TIME

30 key facts about the money behind the 2016 White House race

Politics | Politics

Why America Is Moving Left

Over roughly the past 18 months, the following events have transfixed the nation.

In July 2014, Eric Garner, an African American man reportedly selling loose cigarettes illegally, was choked to death by a New York City policeman.The liberal era ushered in by Barack Obama is only just beginning.

News | From the HuffPost

8 Key Questions for the Next Republican and Democratic Debates | Peter Dreier

We probably already know how the Republican and Democratic candidates will answer these questions, but it is always good to get their views on the record and let the public see where they stand. This is particularly important because, according the public

Politics | POLITICS

Iranian aggression since Obama nuclear deal looms as 2016 headache for Democrats - Washington Times

For any Democrat anxious to see the unpopular Iran nuclear agreement fade from public view between now and November 2016, it's been a rough couple of weeks.

Politics | Politics

Biden: I’m not running for president in 2016

Ending months of will-he-won’t-he speculation, Vice President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he is not running for president in 2016, saying the process of grieving for his son Beau had sidelined him for too long. The vice president spoke with his w

News | Op-Ed

Cory Booker Admits Iran Deal Blunder

On the most important vote affecting Israel’s security in a generation, Mr. Booker has failed.

Politics | Politics

Joe Biden to Enter Presidential Race

Vice President Joe Biden will enter the presidential race, according to media reports filed on Monday.

Politics | Election: 2016

Will CNN Treat the Democrats the Same Way They Treated GOP? | Media Research Center

If CNN wants to be balanced in how it moderates the upcoming Democratic debate on Tuesday, it will ask questions that prompt the candidates on stage to fight with one another, because that’s exactly how they handled the GOP debate back on September 16.

Politics | The Iran Deal

Sen. Booker ends the myth of bipartisan support for Israel

Bipartisan support for Israel is a myth.

Politics | POLITICS

Democratic Blues - Jeff Greenfield - POLITICO Magazine

Barack Obama will leave his party in its worst shape since the Great Depression—even if Hillary wins. As historians begin to assess Barack Obama’s record as president, there’s at least one legacy he’ll leave that will indeed be historic—but not in the way he would have hoped.

Politics | Politics

Joe Biden Wades Further Into ’16 Bid - NYTimes.com

WASHINGTON — Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. is vacationing on Kiawah Island off South Carolina’s coast, riding bikes and walking the beaches with his family. But on Wednesday night, he called one of his most outspoken political supporters and wrestled with the question looming over his future: Should he run for president?

News | Planned Parenthood

Have Dems who voted to block the bill to defund Planned Parenthood even seen the videos? | Twitchy

The Weekly Standard got some interesting answers when its senior writer asked Senators point blank.

News | The News

What's The Difference Between a Democrat and a Socialist? Don't Ask the DNC Chair!

Last night, Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz appeared on MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Israel losing Democrats, 'can't claim bipartisan US support,' top pollster warns | The Times of Israel

New survey by Frank Luntz shows almost half of Democratic 'opinion elites' think Israel is racist, barely half believe it wants peace, and three quarters feel it has too much influence on US policy

Politics | Op-Ed

Liberals Are the New McCarthyites—and They're Proud of It

It was just over 60 years ago that the tactics of Senator Joseph McCarthy were repudiated when he was censured by the Senate in December 1954. Ever since then, McCarthyism — the reckless hurling of accusations at adversaries so as to destroy their reputations — has been considered one of the lowest forms of political behavior and one liberals love to crusade against.

Politics | Op-Ed

Black Hats and White Hats

With elections upon us, a return to the Evil-Man Theory of Everything. American governance is complex – even its subcomponents are so complex that the well-meaning people who are handsomely paid to manage them throw up their hands in despair, e.g. IRS agents who freely admit that there are too many changes in the tax code – an average of more than one per day – for them to keep up with.

News | Op-Ed

Alan M. Dershowitz: The Appalling Talk of Boycotting Netanyahu - WSJ

In The Wall Street Journal, Alan M. Dershowitz writes that Congress has every right, and even an obligation, to hear the Israeli leader speak about the Iranian threat.

Politics | POLITICS

Who’s dividing US on backing Israel? | New York Post

How long can it last that the Republicans are the party that’s more supportive of Israel but the Democrats are the ones that get the Jewish vote? Could it be that President Obama is upending the ol...

Politics | Politics

House Democrats push voting rights amendment - CNN.com

The Rev. Jesse Jackson joined House Democratic Reps. Keith Ellison and Mark Pocan at a press conference on Thursday to announce plans to introduce a constitutional amendment that would explicitly guarantee the right to vote to every American and give Cong

Politics | Liberal "Tolerance"

Response to Joni Ernst giving State of the Union reply shows sexism alive and well | WashingtonExaminer.com

It’s no secret that conservative women are held to a different standard than liberal women. That bias becomes most obvious when a conservative woman rises to a prominent position. Shortly after it was announced that Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, would delive

Politics | Politics

California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer to retire

California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, a tenacious liberal whose election to the Senate in 1992 heralded a new era for women at the upper reaches of political power, announced Thursday she will not seek re-election to a new term next year.

Politics | Op-Ed

Why Unhappy People Become Liberals | National Review Online

Why Unhappy People Become Liberals - . . . and why liberalism makes them even unhappier.

News | News

Obama Responds to Jerusalem Synagogue Attack: 'Too Many Palestinians Have Died'

President Obama has responded to today's terrorist attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem in which four Israeli Jews attending

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Nancy Pelosi seems to think Democrats won the election. She’s wrong. - The Washington Post

Her math just doesn't add up. Nancy Pelosi was unanimously reelected to her post as the top Democrat in the House on Tuesday. That victory came two weeks to the day after an election in which Democrats lost 10 to 13 seats and dipped to their lowest number of seats in the House since World War II.

News | That's News to Me

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Politics | Seriously???

Democrats accuse Democrats of sexism | WashingtonExaminer.com

After the Democrats’ walloping in the midterm elections, the party went looking for a scapegoat — and they found one in Senior White House Advisor Valerie Jarrett. But as soon as Jarrett began taking the blame for dysfunction in the Obama administrati

News | That's News to Me

Howard Dean: Obamacare Written By "Elitists" Who "Don't Fundamentally Understand The American People"

On MSNBC's Morning Joe today, Howard Dean had a terse reaction to Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber's recently unearthed comments about the "stupidity" of the American voter in regards to passing the legislation. "The problem is not that

News | From CNN

Why a Republican Controlled Congress Is Great For Hillary Clinton and President Obama | H. A. Goodman

There are three reasons why Democrats benefit from a Republican controlled Congress and a country that's placed their hopes on conservative politics to change the course of our nation....

Politics | Media Bias

When Democrats Lose Elections the Media Push to Annihilate the Constitution

Although I have no idea what will happen tonight, based on the insane, anti-Constitutional, and un-American proposals being floated by the New York Times, Vox.com, and CNN, I do know what the media believe will happen: a historic shellacking is in store f

News | From CNN

The 'why bother?' election - CNN.com

But many if not most Americans see the midterm election two weeks from Tuesday as likely to change little or nothing of consequence.

Politics | Interesting Links

Who Are the Racists: Conservatives or Liberals? - Prager University

To call someone a racist is a serious charge. A racist is someone who believes that one person is superior (or inferior) to another person simply based on their skin color. It's a belief that is both foolish and stupid. But conservatives are accused by pr

Politics | Interesting Links

Andrew Klavan: Democrats at War

In which our host, Andrew Klavan, discusses the lies, double-speak, failures and foibles of Democrats at War. TRANSCRIPT: RT - DEMOCRATS AT WAR! I’m Andrew Klavan and this is the Revolting Truth! Today, in a Revolting Truth special, we bring you a story

Politics | Seriously???

Poll: Democrats More Afraid of Global Warming Than ISIS

Democrats are more afraid of global warming than the threat posed by the Islamic State terrorists, according to a new Pew Research Center poll.

Politics | Seriously???

College Democrats of America: Marco Rubio did something good, but let's hate him anyway

Sen. Marco Rubio is sponsoring bipartisan legislation aimed at reducing sexual assaults on college campuses, but college Democrats want you to remember how much you should still hate the Florida GOP senator. In an official response to Rubio’s legislatio

Politics | Interesting Links

Democrats on Hobby Lobby: ‘Misspeaks,’ ‘opinion’ and overheated rhetoric

All too often, rhetoric gets ahead of the facts when Democrats discuss the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling.

Politics | Politics

The Seven Senate Races Democrats Should Be Optimistic About in 2016

Look, I'm not going to sit here and lie to you. I'm not going to pretend Washington -- by which I mean the journalism/politics/lobbying/evil establishment that's based in the capital -- is at work today. Very, very little is happening in national politics

News | The News

When Hobby Lobby's Critics Find Out How Much It Pays Employees, They Might Want To Get A Job There

After today’s Supreme Court decision allowing it to refrain from providing emergency contraceptive coverage to its employees, arts and crafts store Hobby Lobby is not exactly in the left’s good graces.

However, maybe they’ll sing a different tune when they hear how much Hobby Lobby pays its workers.

Politics | Op-Ed

Why Democrats insist on lying about how 'poor' they are

Hillary Clinton claimed that, at the moment she and her husband were signing up for $18 million in book deals, that they were “dead broke.” Harry Reid (who lives in the Ritz-Carlton Hotel) said lib...

Politics | Seriously???

Obama blames Republicans for poor border security

After previously saying America’s borders are more secure than ever, the White House on Tuesday seemingly blamed Republicans for apparent holes along the southern boundary.

Politics | Seriously???

Great news from Chelsea Clinton: I tried to care about money, but I just can’t - Hot Air

Old theory: Hillary’s going to run despite being a terrible, tone-deaf retail politician. New theory: With her family’s help, Hillary’s going to preemptively disqualify herself so that she doesn’t have to run.