According to the Clinton Foundation, two-thirds of its charitable spending in two recent years was done within the United States.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie took to Twitter Friday to claim vindication after U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman announced charges against three of the Governor’s former allies but not against Christie himself.
An ABC news affiliate reported Thursday afternoon that the injuries which ultimately killed Freddie Gray took place inside a police van and not during his arrest. It remains unclear whether those injuries were the result of a failure to secure Gray with a seat belt or caused by some actions of the police officers involved.
Canadian Charity’s Revenue Dropped Substantially the Year Hillary Clinton Resigned as Secretary of State
A review of financial documents for the Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership (Canada) shows the charity’s revenue dropped substantially in 2013, the year Hillary Clinton resigned as Secretary of State.
Tuesday afternoon, Hillary Clinton demonstrated the awkward inability to respond off-the-cuff that makes her one of the least spontaneous candidates in memory.
Monday night after the second performance of Ferguson, the play which reenacts the shooting of Michael Brown based on grand jury transcripts from the Ferguson, MO, case, a would-be critic gave his unvarnished opinion to the play’s author.
Even as the riots in Baltimore Monday night left a string of injured bodies and burned businesses, voices on the left were out in public defending the chaos.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake: I Did Not Intentionally Give Space to Those Wanting to ‘Destroy’
The Mayor was saying she gave instructions to the police to ensure protesters could exercise their “right to free speech.” She goes on to say that in creating that space she also, inadvertently, “gave those who wished to destroy space to do that as well.”
Former President Bill Clinton appears to have played a role in helping mining magnate Frank Giustra enter into a lucrative uranium mining deal with Kazakhstan. That deal, and the ones that followed, coincided with generous donations to the Clinton Foundation.
As a Russian state nuclear corporation sought a majority share of Uranium One, a leading Uranium producer with mining rights in the U.S., former President Clinton was invited to Moscow to give a speech to Renaissance Capital.
In a piece which devastates the Clinton campaign’s efforts to dismiss questions about her family’s foundation, the New York Times’ editorial board calls Hillary’s failure to disclose large donations, despite an agreement with White House to do so, an “inexcusable violation of her pledge.”
A Fox News poll released Wednesday afternoon finds that a majority of registered voters feel President Obama has been too soft on Iran in negotiations toward a nuclear agreement.
In 2006, then-Senator Barack Obama wrote a letter to Secretary of State Condi Rice urging her to acknowledge historical facts and use the word “genocide” to describe the massacre of 1.5 million Armenian Christians. As President, Obama has never used the word, despite a written promise to do so.
A spokesman for Iran’s nuclear agency has once again rejected calls to grant IAEA access to military sites, continuing a war of words on the issue that began Sunday.
President Obama will once again avoid using the word “genocide” at a ceremony to designed to memorialize more than a million Armenians murdered by the Ottaman Turks 100 years ago. During his 2008 campaign, then-Senator Obama repeatedly promised he would label the massacre a genocide as president.
When negotiators in Lausanne, Switzerland announced the framework of a nuclear agreement with Iran earlier this month, Vox’s Max Fisher proclaimed it an “astonishingly good” deal. Less than three weeks later, Fisher is now highlighting the case against the deal.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Thursday he wants to press forward for a final nuclear deal with the P5+1 nations but added that the West needs the deal more than Iran does. “We do not want to speak about not
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.