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IRS scandal part of long history of political targeting

Republicans are enraged - as they should be - over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative groups with increased scrutiny between 2010 and 2012. And while this discovery…

Chris Christie’s weight loss surgery good for politics

You've probably all heard by now that Chris Christie got Lab-Band surgery a few months back, sparking both immediate speculation that this definitely meant he was going for it in…

QOTD: Official’s ‘jaw dropped’ after Rice’s post-Benghazi TV appearance

"I was stunned. My jaw dropped. And I was embarrassed." -Gregory Hicks, the deputy chief of mission in Benghazi, in today's House Congressional hearing, describing his reaction to Susan Rice’s testimony…

Could Syria’s Internet blackout signify upcoming attack on Israel?

At 2:45pm Eastern time yesterday, Syria's Internet was shut down and was only turned on a few hours ago, marking total down time at 19-and-a-half-hours. Many say that the Syrian…

Jack Lew changes his signature

When President Obama nominated Jack Lew to be treasury secretary, the Internet basically exploded with revelations that the signature of the man who would soon be signing our money looked…

Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor expressed doubts on Bush v. Gore decision, Al Gore responds

"Maybe the court should have said, 'We're not going to take it, goodbye,'" O'Connor said. "Yeah, maybe," Al Gore thought. Last week, former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor told the…

Sanford wins House seat over Colbert Busch in South Carolina

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has almost officially resuscitated his political career by winning the special election for the open seat for the state's 1st Congressional District against Democratic…

Why it isn’t too early to talk 2016

When it comes to presidential races, no one starts speculating earlier than the Washington Beltway. Just days after President Obama’s reelection, media chatter had already begun on who would be…

Time to fix CISPA: Four ways to ensure security without invading privacy

Public opinion polling shows that Americans are increasingly unwilling to give up liberty to ensure security. This is only remarkable because we also acknowledge that the world is more dangerous.…

Obama’s imaginary ‘red line’ on chemical weapons in Syria

President Obama told reporters in Washington Tuesday morning that the U.S. would not intervene in Syria despite intelligence reports that chemical weapons have been used. During that press conference, Obama alluded…

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