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Obama's "scandals" aren't worse than Watergate or even as bad as Ronald Reagan's Iran-Contra affair
Despite suggestions from such conservatives as Charles Krauthammer and Newt Gingrich to temper their rhetoric, more than a few Republicans these days are claiming that the so-called scandals that currently beset the Obama administration are the worst in American history.
Sat May 18, 2013
House GOP: No Free Lunch for 200,000 Poor Kids
It was bad enough that Republicans from Newt Gingrich on down derided Barack Obama as the "food stamp President" during the last campaign.
Fri May 17, 2013
Media Matters for America
ABC News & The Whitewater Tactics At The Center Of The Scandal Machine
Republicans leaders are reportedly concerned that the scandal machine that has been kicked into high gear in recent days will lead to similar backlash the party faced over its endless and costly investigations into President Clinton in the 1990s: To veteran lawmakers, the sudden proliferation of investigations cannot help but raise the ghost of ... (more)
National Public Radio
Gingrich Cautions GOP About 'Overreach' On Scandals
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who was front-and-center during the Republican-led impeachment of President Clinton in 1998 , is cautioning his GOP colleagues about the risk of appearing to be too eager as they dig into the scandals now dogging the Obama administration.
Benghazi Narrative Shift Was Perfectly Clintonian
"We've seen rage and violence directed at American embassies over an awful Internet video that we had nothing do to with," said Hillary Clinton to the families of the four Americans killed at Benghazi and others gathered at a September 2012 memorial service.
Thu May 16, 2013
Campaign 2012AWAITING the Next Great Mistake
BRADENTON, Fla., Feb. 22, 2012 Updated 7:30pm ET -- The stage is set tonight in Mesa, Ariz., for mistakes that make political history.
Talking Points Memo
Shades of a 98
For everyone whose political memory goes back 15 years, can we not recognize some similarities to 1998? I don't want to say that President Obama is going to get impeached.
Tomgram: Andy Kroll, A Democracy of the Wealthy
Once upon a time, the election season began with the New Hampshire primary in early March and never really gained momentum until the candidates were chosen and the fall campaign revved up.
The Daily Caller
Why scandals must be investigated
Yesterday on Bloggingheads , Bill Scher, my liberal sparring partner, argued that pursuing "scandal politics" doesn't make sense for the Republicans.
National Review Online
Williamson: The Nine Lies of Lois Lerner
1: Lois Lerner's apology last Friday was a spontaneous reaction to an unexpected question from an unknown audience member.
Sweetness & Light
IRS Has Audited Sheldon Adelson, Graham, Others
Billionaire businessman Frank VanderSloot, a major Mitt Romney super PAC donor who was subjected to three federal agency audits after being slimed by the Obama campaign, says he isn't the only one of his peers who was audited after donating to Romney.
Wed May 15, 2013
Why the IRS Scandal Suddenly Became About Obamacare
It seems as if the battle over the IRS' improper focus on Tea Party groups has splintered into an attack on the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Huffington Post
Anthony Weiner Might Do Some Stuff, Some People Say
There is news Monday concerning the mayoral run that Anthony Weiner might be making in New York City, unless he doesn't make that run, in which case carry on with your lives.
Newt Gingrich Has Never Heard of a Smartphone
Former House Speaker stars in "Most Clueless Video of the Year" as he wonders what to call a cell phone that connects to the Internet.
Major GOP donor Sheldon Adelson scrutinized by IRS
You may remember the name Sheldon Adelson from the 2012 election. He was the casino mogul who donated $20 million to Newt Gingrich's campaign.
Obama Loves Terrorists More Than Patriots
On Friday the IRS issued an apology after admitting the agency unfairly targeted conservative agencies in 2011.
Kurtz: Obama's second-term curse?
Less than four months after taking the oath of office for the second time, he is seen as falling prey to some mysterious witchcraft that casts a fatal spell on re-elected presidents.
The Waste of Republican Donors
The GOP needs to stop acting like because it lost the battle of 2012, it lost the war.
WTMA-AM North Charleston
Newt Gingrich Wants to Rename the Cellphone
Newt Gingrich is "really puzzled." No, not about whether he will run for office again -- he's got fairly clear answers to that -- but about cellphones.
Mon May 13, 2013
Congressman staging sweepstakes for AR-15 giveaway
A congressman from the Houston area has launched an unusual political publicity stunt, staging a sweepstakes to give away an assault-style rifle.