Former Secretary of State James Baker weighed in on the Iran deal Thursday night. In a piece published by the Wall Street Journal, Baker concludes the deal is weak and badly in need of work.
In a piece published yesterday, Ta-Nehisi Coates argues that police are used as a backstop of force to deal with social problems they are ill-equipped to handle. But in making this case, Coates makes the perfect the enemy of the good, choosing systemic solutions he never even articulates over the practical one most people already agree on: body cameras.
In a report on a proposed law which would make it possible for the state of Colorado to bring murder charges after the death of an unborn baby, Think Progress's Health Editor manages to misstate the facts of the crime which prompted the bill in the first place.
In a sign of growing tensions, Iran's Parliament has released a "fact sheet" which calls for substantial revisions to the framework agreement it reached with the P5+1 countries.
Like Bieber, Hillary has had a rough few years. The "smart power" approach to Russia didn't work out and, even if you only look at the tepid ARB report, she presided over a genuine disaster in Benghazi. So, what's a celebrity with bad press to do? Well, you take a page from Justin's playbook.
At the first real stop on her campaign tour of Iowa, Hillary Clinton announced support for a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United.
Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz has written an op-ed which downplays growing disagreements between the U.S. and Iran over the framework agreement announced nearly two weeks ago.
Thursday Buzzfeed published an interview with Dr. Ben Carson, the retired surgeon and possible GOP candidate for president. The most surprising aspect of the interview wasn't the content but the byline. The author is one of the reporters who, three months ago, leveled accusations of plagiarism at Carson involving his 2012 book America the Beautiful.
A hand-written page of notes dating to 1994 shows that Hillary Clinton planned to use the same pitch for health reform which would later be dubbed the Lie of the Year after President Obama adopted it to sell Obamacare.
NBC's new show American Odyssey is a retelling of Homer classic tale and also, according to its creators, an illustration of the dangers of Citizens United to American democracy.
At a celebration of National Nuclear Technology Day, Iran's president and the director of its nuclear program denied Iran has ever pursued nuclear weapons research. This is another area in which Iran's understanding of the framework agreement seems to be at odds with explanations published by the U.S.
Iran's Minister of Defense has rejected the claim that Iranian military would be open to inspections as part of the framework deal agreed to last week, a view seemingly at odds with the fact sheet published by the U.S. State Department.
In the midst of defending himself, Reid admits the claims he made on the Senate floor had nothing to do with any genuine belief Romney never paid taxes. On the contrary, Reid now admits, "Of course he paid taxes."
The Columbia Journalism Review concludes the core reporting problem was confirmation bias.
Politifact may have outdone themselves with a fact check devoted to whether or not Gov. Scott Walker really bought a sweater at a clothing retail store for one dollar.
About an hour after the announcement that the P5+1 had reached a framework of an agreement for a new nuclear deal with Iran, the Iranian Foreign Minister took issue with how the United States was explaining the proposal.
The City Council of Los Angeles has agreed to settle claims brought by Occupy LA protesters for $2.45 million.
A well-known Nevada reporter revealed Wednesday that back in 2012, he wrote a column criticizing Senator Harry Reid for his irresponsible claims about Mitt Romney's tax returns. However, the column was spiked by the editor of the newspaper at the time because the editor was a friend of Senator Reid.
On Tuesday, retiring Sen. Harry Reid admitted that he claimed Mitt Romney paid no taxes out of a partisan urge to lie on behalf of President Obama.
Disbelief at the the White House's absurd claims peaked last week after the Yemeni President who was supported by the Obama administration fled the country by boat.
In a newly published interview, CNN's Dana Bash asked Reid if he had any regrets from his decades in office. Bash focused in on Reid's claims during the 2012 election that Mitt Romney paid no taxes for ten years: "So no regrets, not about Mitt Romney about the Koch brothers. Some people have even called it McCarthyite."
A piece on the Iran nuclear deal published at the Huffington Post cites the IAEA inspection regime that is already in place as a sign of the forthcoming deal's success, but what the IAEA really wants is the implementation of the so-called "additional protocol," which amounts to snap inspections.
Iran was heavily involved in nuclear weapons research, according to documents given to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in 2005. To date, Iran has refused to acknowledge this past work on nuclear weapons, but IAEA reports leave no doubt the documents are credible and described research only suitable for a nuclear arms.
Journalist Ken Silverstein thinks the Jeffrey Epstein sex scandal would be a bigger story if not for the obvious partisan bias at outlets like the New York Times.
Nobel Prize-winning author V.S. Naipaul says ISIS represents the closest thing the world has seen to a "Fourth Reich" and urges world leaders to expand the military campaign against them to ensure their "annihilation."