During the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearings on Benghazi Wednesday morning, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the committee’s ranking member, said some not-so-comforting words to those testifying before the committee about the terrorist attacks that killed the U.S. Ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, and three other Americans last September 11.
Don’t cry, schoolchildren of America. You might not be able to tour the White House, but you can still see the garden — from beyond the fence.
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice speaks for President Obama, as Vice President Joe Biden pointed out on Tuesday night.
But what was surely intended to be a nice pat on the back for the ambassador has created an awkward position for the administration in regard to the Benghazi attacks.
They may have been considered Tea Party darlings when they were elected to the U.S. Senate in 2010 and 2012, but a clear schism is emerging among the core leaders of the movement over the issue of comprehensive immigration reform in the United States.
Music groups My Morning Jacket and Cake, Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam and Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine have teamed up — not to headline a music festival — but to encourage Congress to pass the Gang of Eight’s immigration reform bill next week.
Former N.M. Gov. Bill Richardson offers Ted Cruz non-apology “clarification” after rude Hispanic comment
Despite the backlash he received after claiming that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) shouldn’t “be defined as a Hispanic” on ABC News’ “This Week” Sunday, former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson refuses to apologize. Instead, Richardson chose to offer a “clarification” on his comments in a letter to Cruz – further adding fuel to the fire.
Susan Rice to be honored with “Great American Award” for “strengthening the world’s common security”
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice will be honored Tuesday night with the 2013 Louis E. Martin Great American Award. The organization is honoring Rice for “her work in advancing U.S. interests, strengthening the world’s common security and prosperity, and promoting respect for human rights.”
Talk about overreacting! A Virginia elementary school suspended a second grader last week for simply aiming a pencil at a fellow student while making gun like noises.