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Sore Liberal Losers: The Democrats’ Coming Blame Game

 Less than two weeks before Election Day, Democrats are bracing for losses — and are already quietly trying to shift the blame. Years of disappointment and tension between Democrats and their president are now on open display as politicians, party leaders and strategists worried about their chances in the midterm elections begin casting about for […] Read More →

Obama’s White House Can’t Take a Joke

 There’s a poignant moment midway through Ron Chernow’s superb biography of George Washington when the father of our country, struggling to make his Mount Vernon plantation profitable after the war, writes fretfully to a friend that he knows no more “than the man in the moon where I am going to get money to pay […] Read More →

Obama Golfs On Saturday, Then Holds Nighttime Ebola Meeting–Which New Ebola Czar Skips!

 President Barack Obama’s new Ebola “czar” Ron Klain has skipped another White House meeting. President Barack Obama’s new Ebola “czar” Ron Klain has skipped another White House meeting on the Ebola crisis, a readout of who attended a Saturday meeting with Obama shows.  Obama held the Ebola meeting after spending four hours and 40 minutes […] Read More →

White House shifts into crisis mode on Ebola response

 Rising public anxiety about the Ebola virus has forced the White House to shift into crisis mode and cancel two days of planned political events as President Barack Obama strives to show he has control over stopping the spread of the deadly disease. Just three weeks ahead of critical midterm elections, Obama is facing increased […] Read More →

Documents show how White House defended Clinton

 WASHINGTON — The White House made a public push to defend President Bill Clinton during a series of investigations related to the Whitewater real estate deal to his affair with intern Monica Lewinsky, according to thousands of pages of documents released by the National Archives. The documents, part of 10,000 pages of records from the Clinton […] Read More →

GOP lawmaker: Possible White House cover-up

 A lawmaker leading a congressional inquiry into the Secret Service raised questions Thursday about a White House volunteer’s possible involvement in a prostitution scandal that rocked the agency two years ago. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee on national security, said in an interview that the White House had […] Read More →

Obama allies getting harder to find these days

 President Barack Obama is finding himself with few friends in Washington. His former Pentagon chief is criticizing his foreign policy. Longtime political advisers are questioning his campaign strategy. And Democrats locked in tough midterm campaigns don’t want Obama anywhere near them between now and Election Day. The disenchantment with Obama is in part a reflection […] Read More →