foreign policy

47 Republican Senators May Have Broken the Law By Sending a Shockingly Stupid Letter to Iran

47 Republican Senators May Have Broken the Law By Sending a Shockingly Stupid Letter to Iran
47 Republican Senators send a shockingly stupid and probably unconstitutional letter to the leadership of Iran...
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Secretary of State John Kerry’s Remarks on Departure of State Department Chief of Staff David Wade

Secretary of State John Kerry’s Remarks on Departure of State Department Chief of Staff David Wade
Secretary of State John Kerry’s longtime, trusted aide, David Wade has stepped down from his position as Chief of Staff. David Wade has been aide to John Kerry in a variety of capacities since he joined Kerry’s Senate staff in 1997 as a speechwriter.
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BENGHA(Gimme Some Money Now Before Hillary and the Marxists Take Over)ZI!!!

BENGHA(Gimme Some Money Now Before Hillary and the Marxists Take Over)ZI!!!
Republicans are exploiting the terrorist attack on the American consulate in Benghazi for – you guessed it – campaign contributions. Seems the non-scandal is really useful at getting the frothed-up right wing base to open their checkbooks.
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CO Sen Udall Basically Calls for CIA Director Brennan to Resign

CO Sen Udall Basically Calls for CIA Director Brennan to Resign
The Democratic Senator from Colorado stands alongside Sen. Dianne Feinstein's critique of the CIA's response to Senate investigations into torture under the Bush Administration: "If the Senate overseers don't trust the CIA, I don't know how Director Brennan can continue to lead the agency."
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CO Sen Udall Uses Threat of Nomination Hold for Information on CIA Waterboarding

CO Sen Udall Uses Threat of Nomination Hold for Information on CIA Waterboarding
Colorado Senator Mark Udall is using the threat of a nomination hold on President Obama's General Counsel to the CIA to demand a classified study on the agency's enhanced interrogation techniques. The Democratic Senator hopes to shine a light on the past - and possibly current - legal underpinnings for what amounts to torture by US agents.
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Bipartisan Blame in Benghazi Turns to Clinton, GOP Spending Cuts

Bipartisan Blame in Benghazi Turns to Clinton, GOP Spending Cuts
Perhaps during his next partisan exploitation of the tragic death of Americans at Benghazi, Libya, in political hearings paid for by American taxpayers, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) can replay then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warning him, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) and other Republicans that their efforts to cut diplomatic security spending will endanger American lives.
As Welch said to McCarthy: Have they no shame? It will be a test of the integrity and professionalism of the media to watch whether Issa and Chaffetz are asked to apologize for their efforts to cut diplomatic spending every time they parade before the cameras in their partisan shtick.
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