Hillary’s “binders full of women” moment

Category: News

The Associated Press is reporting the State Department now has Hillary Clinton emails that she did not turn over to the Department: [Read more…]

As New Hampshire governor Maggie Hassan persists with her will-she-or-won’t-she consideration of a potential U.S. Senate run, she continues to be checked out of her day job. [Read more…]

WASHINGTON – American Crossroads President and CEO Steven Law today issued the following statement following House Speaker John Boehner’s retirement announcement:

“John Boehner has been the most gracious and selfless Speaker of the House in my political lifetime. He has always shown such a great sense of humor and style, matched with a common decency rooted in his humble Ohio beginnings. As Joni Mitchell sings, ‘You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone.’  As John Boehner exits the public stage, we will feel the loss of this steady, seasoned, and decent statesman.”

This weekend, the Clinton Foundation will hold its 2015 CGI Annual Meeting. America Rising decided to compile this list of things we’ve learned about the Clinton Foundation since its last CGI meeting: [Read more…]

A new CNN/WMUR Granite State Poll out this morning becomes the 7th survey in a row to show Hillary Clinton with badly damaged prospects in the first-in-the-nation primary state, losing badly to Bernie Sanders – with or without Joe Biden in the race: [Read more…]

In Politico’s Playbook this morning, the Clinton campaign’s new talking point about the private server labeled claims the server was wiped “rumors” that “were never true”: [Read more…]

Adding to the chorus of experts pointing out the security risk of Clinton’s private server today, NSA Director Mike Rogers told the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence that a foreign official using a private email server “represents opportunity”: [Read more…]

Today, Caterpillar, the largest employer in Illinois’ 17th District, announced it plans to lay off over 10,000 workers. The manufacturing company employs over 3,200 workers in its Peoria headquarters.

In the 2012 election, then-Congressional candidate Cheri Bustos promised to help manufacturing, using nice rhetoric that she would develop the district into “manufacturing triangle.” But Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman criticized Bustos’ trade rhetoric as an “absolute abomination.”

Bustos voted against trade promotion authority earlier this year, while Caterpillar passionately supported the legislation.

Now, it’s clear that Bustos’ manufacturing talk was just empty rhetoric, and her actual votes have only helped contribute to the terrible news about Caterpillar’s layoffs.

The FBI arrested Ng Lap Seng, a longtime Clinton ally and prominent Chinese millionaire, for lying about why he brought more than $4.5 million in cash into the United States over the past two years, according to an ABC News investigation. [Read more…]

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Young Patrick Murphy has been more follower than leader in his unremarkable career as a politician, but perhaps now that he is trying to pander to his base there is an issue on which he can take a stand – the Democrats’ growing debate problem.

Specifically, Murphy can join other liberals and activists (and even Nancy Pelosi) and demand that DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz schedule more debates.

And if Murphy agrees with Wasserman Schultz that Democrats should have the fewest primary debates since 1980 and twenty less than they did in 2008, he needs to explain to Florida’s Democratic primary voters exactly why he thinks so.

Either way, it’s time for Murphy to take a stand – otherwise, he might find himself following the lead of Alan Grayson in more than just the polls.