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GOP Sen: Hillary Planted Benghazi Cover-up, Disqualified to Be President

On Hugh Hewitt’s Wednesday radio show, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) reacted to Tuesday’s media appearances by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to promote her new memoir, “Hard Choices” in which she took questions about her involvement in the 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. Jun 18, 2014 4:27 PM PT

Brett Favre Endorses Thad Cochran in US Chamber Ad

In an ad posted on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's YouTube page on Wednesday, former NFL quarterback Brett Favre, a product of the coastal town of Kiln, MS that played college ball at the University of Southern Mississippi, came out to support incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS).

“I’ve learned through football that strong leadership makes the difference between winning and losing. And when it comes to our state’s future, trust me: Mississippi can win and win big with Thad Cochran,” Favre said. “Thad Cochran always delivers, just like he did during Katrina."

Cochran is locked into a runoff battle with Tea Party hopeful State Sen. Chris McDaniel that is set for a vote on June 24. The two first faced off in the Mississippi Republican Primary on June 3, with McDaniel having a slight edge in the results. However, without a candidate earning more than 50 percent, the contest is headed to a runoff.

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Jun 18, 2014 3:33 PM PT

Report: Michigan Hospice No Longer Accepting Patients Due To ObamaCare

According to a report that aired on Grand Rapids, MI Fox affiliate WXMI on Tuesday, ObamaCare is responsible for the end of another health care service due to cuts associated with the law's implementation.

Holland, MI's Hospice of Holland's board of directors voted to shut down June 12 according to the report and Torrey Husmann, executive director facility, said its due to money woes.

“The biggest issue under the Affordable Care Act is we know we’re going to see cuts in reimbursement,” Husmann said. “It’ll be about 12 percent.”

(h/t RNC Research)

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Jun 18, 2014 6:40 AM PT

Todd: Polling 'Disaster for the President,' Seen as 'Less Competent' than Bush Post-Katrina

On Wednesday’s “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, NBC chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd reacted to the latest NBC/Wall Street Journal poll showing President Barack Obama’s job approval rating at 41 percent, matching a previous low, and also finding 54 percent of those polled saying they no longer feel the president “is able to lead the country and get the job done.” Jun 18, 2014 6:13 AM PT

Glenn Beck: 'Liberals, You Were Right, We Shouldn't Have' Gone Into Iraq

During the opening monologue of his Tuesday radio show, Glenn Beck called for both sides of the ideological spectrum to come together and “heal” for the country, part of which involved unifying on the notion that the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq was a mistake. Jun 18, 2014 5:46 AM PT

Krauthammer: 'We Have to Go into Syria to Attack ISIS'

On Tuesday’s “The O’Reilly Factor,” Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer argued for a more proactive approach in dealing with the ISIS threat in northern Iraq as it continues to seize more and more territory. Jun 17, 2014 10:04 PM PT

Howard Dean: Tea Party Wants to Go Back to 1860s

On MSNBC’s “The Last Word” on Monday, former Gov. Howard Dean (D-VT), the former chairman of the Democratic National Committee, along with political commentator David Frum, reacted to outgoing House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor’s (R-VA) loss last week in the Virginia 7th District’s GOP primary. Jun 16, 2014 10:57 PM PT

Brit Hume: 'Obama Has an Interesting View of Wars and How They End'

During his Monday commentary segment on Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” network senior political correspondent Brit Hume pointed out what have come to be inaccuracies in President Barack Obama’s view of the war in Iraq after reducing troop levels years earlier. Jun 16, 2014 10:08 PM PT

O'Reilly: 'Enormous Dereliction of Duty' if Obama Fails to Bomb Iraq

On Monday's broadcast of "The O'Reilly Factor," host Bill O'Reilly used his opening "Talking Points Memo" segment to urge President Barack Obama to take a more hawkish approach in dealing with the unfolding situation in Iraq. According to O'Reilly, it is necessary take military against the al Qaeda affiliated ISIS because of the cost already incurred for the United States in Iraq and it will a message to ISIS that the United States is a force with which to be reckoned.

"We are not going to be be able to solve the internal problems of the Iraqis," O'Reilly said. "That being said, I fully expect President Obama to begin bombing the al Qaeda army very soon. If he does not do that, it would be an enormous dereliction of duty. He is the commander-in-chief. Al Qaeda wants to kill us, so he must send a message to them and to the largely cowardly world. We will not allow savages to disseminate the world. That is the message that must be sent."

(h/t RCP Video)

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Jun 16, 2014 9:05 PM PT

Laura Ingraham, Luis Gutierrez Face Off on Immigration, Cantor's Loss

On Sunday's broadcast of ABC's "This Week," conservative talker Laura Ingraham and Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) went head-to-head over the issue of immigration and Gutierrez's previous praise of House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) for positions. Jun 16, 2014 12:22 AM PT

Jeff Sessions: Cantor Primary Loss 'A Major Defeat' for Immigration Agenda

In an interview that aired on Fox News Channel’s “America’s News HQ” om Sunday, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) reacted to a number of issues related to immigration, including the influx of illegal Central American youths at the U.S. southern border and House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor’s (R-VA) loss to Tea Party upstart Dave Brat in last week’s Virginia 7th congressional district Republican primary. Jun 15, 2014 11:38 AM PT

Watch: SCOTUS Justice Sonia Sotomayor Meets Hillary at Costco

Saturday at the Costco in Arlington, VA, right outside of Washington, DC, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor made a surprise stop to see former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton signing copies of her book, "Hard Choices."



(h/t Alex Moe, NBC News)

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Jun 14, 2014 10:43 AM PT

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