7:19 AM, Aug 25, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Rep. Donna Edwards, a liberal congresswoman from Maryland, had very nice things to say about Jim Webb and his possible run for president of the United States:
"Let me talk about Jim Webb," Edwards said on ABC's This Week. "I think Jim Webb has a really strong sense of social justice. And that in addition to his military experience.
"He was one of the first to raise this issue of increased sentencing and disproportionate sentencing in the Senate.
10:18 AM, Aug 20, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Elizabeth Warren, the popular Democratic senator from Massachusetts, declined an opportunity to say whether Hillary Clinton is the best choice to be president in 2016:
A reporter asked, "Do you believe that Hillary Clinton is still the best choice coming up for your party coming up for 2016?"
"Hillary is terrific," Warren said, dodging the question.
"But is she still the best choice?" the reporter pressed.
8:04 AM, Aug 19, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Nevada reporter Jon Ralston rips Hillary Clinton for demanding "royal treatment" in an upcoming visit to Las Vegas:
Hosted by Michael Graham.12:35 PM, Aug 15, 2014 • By TWS PODCAST
The WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with editor William Kristol on Hillary Clinton's recent remarks may prompt Elizabeth Warren to run against her in the Democratic primary, and the events in Ferguson, Missouri.
And the GOP's opportunity.12:00 AM, Aug 15, 2014 • By JAY COST
A friend of mine and I were discussing Hillary Clinton’s putative presidential candidacy over email, and he flagged for me a YouTube video of a debate from the fall of 2007. In it, Tim Russert queried her thusly:
9:01 AM, Aug 13, 2014 • By JERYL BIER
Fresh off a trip to India and Australia, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel addressed a group of Marines in San Diego, California Tuesday, and may have delivered a line that will show up in Republican campaign ads this election cycle.
7:29 PM, Aug 12, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Vice President Dick Cheney tells radio host Hugh Hewitt that Hillary Clinton might not be the Democratic presidential candidate in 2016.
"Can Hillary Clinton be beaten?" Hewitt asked the former vice president. "And if so, how?"
Hosted by Michael Graham.2:45 PM, Aug 12, 2014 • By TWS PODCAST
The WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with editor William Kristol on Hillary Clinton's recent remarks on President Obama's foreign policy failures, and how they'll be a liability in 2016.
10:20 AM, Aug 12, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
David Axelrod appears to be responding to Hillary Clinton's criticism of President Obama by reminding everyone of the future presidential candidate's support for the Iraq war. Obama, of course, was against the war from the beginning.
"Just to clarify," Axelrod said on Twitter, "'Don't do stupid stuff' means stuff like occupying Iraq in the first place, which was a tragically bad decision."
8:04 AM, Aug 11, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
White House deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes publicly responded to criticism from Hillary Clinton of Barack Obama's foreign policy back in June, just as Hillary's book tour was starting up. "On the broad thrust of our foreign policy, she was fully on board," Rhodes tells Politico.
Don’t laugh—it’s better than you think.Aug 18, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 46 • By JAY COST
The rollout of Hillary Clinton’s new memoirs, Hard Choices, was not a resounding success for the former secretary of state. She stuck her foot in her mouth regarding her family’s vast fortune. She had trouble answering questions about her evolution on gay marriage. Critics, on the whole, found the book tired and shopworn.
Aug 11, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 45 • By THE SCRAPBOOK
"So, obviously Israel has a right to self-defense, but . . . ” -(Hillary Clinton, in a July 28 interview on America with Jorge Ramos).