Maybe Democrats should be more worried about their own billionaire allies

"And I think we may lose the Senate … primarily because of health care.” We’ve heard almost nothing except Kochsteria from Democrats in 2014, starting with Harry Reid and working down to the grassroots level. Jill Lawrence argues at The Week that Democrats should be worried about their own billionaires than those of the Republicans, and not just because of hypocrisy. In 2014, their agendas — and their cash […] Read this post … [Read more...]

Boehner reassures GOP donors: I’m “hellbent” on passing immigration reform this year

Soon. A big gamble if true, but not a crazy one. He’s betting that nothing the GOP does, up to and including amnesty, will enrage grassroots conservatives so much that they’re likely to stay home in protest in November because of it. Anger at ObamaCare trumps all. When the dust settles, after a week or two […] Read this post … [Read more...]

Video: Inside the leak of the Tsarnaev capture photos

"Those pictures really put it in perspective." Tomorrow will mark one year since the capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the end of a massive manhunt after the Boston Marathon bombing. His older brother had already been killed, but not before killing an MIT police officer, and the frantic search for the other terror suspect had put the city in lockdown for hours. When […] View the video … [Read more...]

Mitt Romney returns to political stage as Republicans prepare for midterms – Washington Post

Washington PostMitt Romney returns to political stage as Republicans prepare for midtermsWashington PostAfter retreating from public view following his crushing loss to President Obama in the 2012 election, Romney has returned to the political stage, emerging as one of the Republican Party's most coveted stars, especially on the fundraising circuit, in ...'One-take Romney' returns to political stage as GOP leaderStandard-ExaminerGOP Senate hopeful accused of plagiarism on campaign websiteSanta Fe New Mexican.comall 6 news articles … [Read more...]

New Hillary memoir to be titled “Hard Choices”?

Resets, retreads, and Cyrus Vance. I suppose Hillary Clinton probably couldn’t use What Difference At This Point Does It Make Anyway as a book title, but Hard Choices seems just as fraught. Simon & Schuster announced the new title in a press release today, republished by Daniel Halper at the Weekly Standard: “HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON’S INSIDE ACCOUNT OF THE CRISES, CHOICES, AND CHALLENGES […] Read this post … [Read more...]