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Louie Gohmert mocks Hillary Clinton memory gaps from FBI interviews
Rep. Louie Gohmert got some laughs at the annual Values Voters Summit Friday by poking fun at the gaps in what Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton recalls during her time as secretary of state. "I do want to warn since most people here are Christians and I am serious about ...
422 points by The Washington Times | Hillary Rodham Clinton Barack Obama United States Secretary of State President of the United States John McCain Bill Clinton United States Cabinet Adoption and Safe Families Act
Targeted doc a giant among peers
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-1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Hillary Rodham Clinton Bill Clinton United States Secretary of State United States Senate election in New York 2006 Barack Obama Medicine Chelsea Clinton Tropical cyclone
AP deletes Clinton Foundation tweet
The Twitter message was about an AP analysis of Clinton's meetings while secretary of State.         
3790 points by Arizona Republic | President of the United States United States Cabinet Associated Press Nobel Prize Bowl Championship Series United States Secretary of State News agency College football
No, we didn’t ‘owe’ Iran that $1.7 billion ransom payment
Amid all the fuss over President Obama’s “ransom” payment to Iran to free US hostages, less scrutinized is the president’s justification for airlifting cash to Tehran: that we owed them the money. It deserves more attention, because the administration has failed to make its case. To review: On Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported that...
2820 points by New York Post | United States Barack Obama President of the United States President Democratic Party United States Senate United States Secretary of State Money
AP deletes Clinton tweet from two weeks ago
The Twitter message was about an AP analysis of Clinton's meetings while secretary of State.         
3790 points by Arizona Republic | President of the United States United States Cabinet Associated Press Nobel Prize Bowl Championship Series United States Secretary of State News agency College football
Fact check: Trump, Pence ‘acid wash’ Clinton facts
FBI investigation into Clinton’s use of a private email system continues to be a rich source of attack lines for her opponents. But not all of them are accurate:         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Rudy Giuliani Classified information Federal Bureau of Investigation J. Edgar Hoover Hillary Rodham Clinton Computer software United States Secretary of State George W. Bush
These 61 words don't make Colin Powell look good in the Clinton email controversy
No one looks good in this.
1139 points by The Washington Post | Hillary Rodham Clinton Colin Powell President of the United States Barack Obama United States Secretary of State United States Cabinet Bill Clinton George W. Bush
Lawmakers tangle anew over Clinton's private email server
WASHINGTON — A House hearing Thursday on the State Department's record-keeping became a pitched battle over Hillary Clinton's private email server, with Democrats accusing Republicans of using the forum to advance a partisan agenda and undermine her candidacy for president.Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, opened the hearing by condemning Clinton for intentionally making a "mess" of the system for archiving and retrieving documents at State that has frustrated legitimate requests for information from Congress, the media and the public.
20 points by Boston Herald | Hillary Rodham Clinton Federal Bureau of Investigation Barack Obama Colin Powell Democratic Party United States Cabinet United States Secretary of State Bill Clinton
Trump, Clinton continue clash over national security
Democrats hit Trump for comments on generals, security briefers, and Vladimir Putin       
25 points by USA Today | Barack Obama President of the United States George W. Bush Vladimir Putin Democratic Party Bill Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton United States Secretary of State
Fact check: Trump on FBI's Clinton email probe
FBI investigation into Clinton’s use of a private email system continues to be a rich source of attack lines for her opponents. But not all of them are accurate:         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Rudy Giuliani Classified information Federal Bureau of Investigation J. Edgar Hoover Hillary Rodham Clinton Computer software United States Secretary of State George W. Bush
Fact check: Trump, Pence ‘acid wash’ facts on FBI's Clinton email probe
FBI investigation into Clinton’s use of a private email system continues to be a rich source of attack lines for her opponents. But not all ...       
232 points by USA Today | Rudy Giuliani Classified information Federal Bureau of Investigation J. Edgar Hoover Hillary Rodham Clinton Computer software United States Secretary of State George W. Bush
Read Powell's advice to Clinton on email
Colin Powell advised Clinton on how to circumvent federal records prevention requirements.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Colin Powell Barack Obama Hillary Rodham Clinton E-mail Condoleezza Rice United States Secretary of State Rudy Giuliani President of the United States
Powell to Clinton: Security detail will drive you crazy
Apparently, former Secretary of State Colin Powell was not a fan of his security detail.
-1 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Colin Powell Hillary Rodham Clinton Condoleezza Rice United States Secretary of State Madeleine Albright Barack Obama United States Secretaries of State Bill Clinton
Clinton's emails released
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell told his successor, Hillary Clinton, that he used his own personal computer to communicate with friends and foreign leaders and sent emails without going through the State Department server, according to emails released Wednesday by congressional Democrats.
13260 points by CNN | Condoleezza Rice E-mail Hillary Rodham Clinton Barack Obama Democratic Party Personal computer United States Secretary of State President of the United States
After Obama insult, US and Clinton call for Duterte to show respect
The US State Department and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton stressed the need for ties with the Philippines to be based on mutual respect, after Manila's new leader raised worries about the future of the key alliance by calling President Barack Obama a "son of a bitch".
151 points by | United States Philippines South China Sea President of the United States Southeast Asia United States Secretary of State United States Department of State Spratly Islands
Trump compares Clinton's email practices to Watergate
Campaign 2016 updates: Ben Carson - Trump's past immigration rhetoric 'irrelevant' in general election Sept. 6, 2016, 7:24 p.m. Hillary Clinton castigates Donald Trump's campaign as 'one large insult to those who have worn the uniform'Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona continues to battle TrumpMichelle...
11 points by Los Angeles Times | Donald Trump Hillary Rodham Clinton Federal Bureau of Investigation J. Edgar Hoover Trump University E-mail Crime United States Secretary of State
Clinton defends handling of classified information
Hillary Clinton defended anew her handling of classified information as secretary of state Wednesday night, insisting she did not jeopardize national security by discussing the Obama administration’s drone program and other sensitive matters on a personal email account.Speaking at a televised nation...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Barack Obama President of the United States Hillary Rodham Clinton United States United States Secretary of State E-mail Democratic Party John McCain
Trump, Clinton square off on national security
Presidential rivals take the same stage for the first time in the fall campaign        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Barack Obama President of the United States John McCain Hillary Rodham Clinton Democratic Party United States Secretary of State George W. Bush United States presidential election 2008
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton tackle security issues
Republican candidate and his Democratic rival Clinton outline their credentials as commander-in-chief at security forum.
1327 points by Al Jazeera English | Barack Obama President of the United States George W. Bush Democratic Party Hillary Rodham Clinton United States Secretary of State Bill Clinton United States Senate
Obama tells voters to reject Donald Trump's 'outright wacky ideas'
Campaign 2016 updates: Voters struggle to commit, presenting a challenge for Trump and Clinton Sept. 8, 2016, 4:24 a.m. Donald Trump will stop in Cleveland, Ohio today. Hillary Clinton heads to Kansas City, Mo., for the National Baptist Convention. Voters are finding it harder than usual to commit...
425 points by Los Angeles Times | Vladimir Putin George W. Bush Hillary Rodham Clinton Barack Obama Bill Clinton President of the United States Democratic Party United States Secretary of State
FactCheck: The FBI files on Clinton's emails

77 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | E-mail Hillary Rodham Clinton United States Secretary of State Barack Obama Bill Clinton E-mail address Federal Bureau of Investigation Personal computer
Fact check: The FBI files on Clinton’s emails
The FBI’s summary of its investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton contradicted some of her past statements about her use o...       
412 points by USA Today | Hillary Rodham Clinton E-mail Barack Obama United States Secretary of State Bill Clinton E-mail address United States presidential election 2008 United States Senate election in New York 2006
State Department to sign off on Keystone XL pipeline next week
The U.S. State Department will approve the Keystone XL pipeline by next week -- reversing a block of the project by the Obama administration, sources said.
-1 points by UPI | President of the United States Barack Obama United States United States Secretary of State ExxonMobil Illinois Democratic Party United States Senate
Trump says “I inherited a mess,” blasts media, detractors at combative news conference
President Donald Trump on Thursday aired his grievances against the news media, the intelligence community and his detractors generally in a sprawling, stream-of-consciousness news conference that alternated between claims that he had "inherited a mess" and the assertion that his fledgling administration "is running like a fine-tuned machine.
-2 points by The Denver Post | President of the United States Barack Obama Democratic Party Bill Clinton Vice President of the United States Hillary Rodham Clinton United States United States Secretary of State
Watch President Trump criticize Obama for campaigning again and again
During the 2016 election, president Trump repeatedly criticized President Obama for campaigning for Hillary Clinton.
48 points by The Washington Post | Hillary Rodham Clinton Barack Obama Bill Clinton Democratic Party George W. Bush United States presidential election 2008 United States Secretary of State Illinois
Opinion: Will Flynn's resignation force Trump's hand on Russia?
Of all the diplomatic clouds hanging over President Donald Trump's White House, the darkest and most malevolent is Russia. Yet since he came to office, the gaping hole in Trump's foreign policy pronouncements has been on exactly this subject.
96 points by CNN | Russia President of the United States United States Ukraine Moscow George W. Bush NATO United States Secretary of State
Hillary Clinton to return with book detailing White House battle with Trump
It seems Hillary Clinton is keen to return to the public sphere after her presidential election defeat with a new book scheduled for release in the fall of 2017, promising readers detailed insights into her fight for the White House against Donald Trump. Read Full Article at RT.com
4407 points by Russia Today | Bill Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton President of the United States Donald Trump United States Cabinet Barack Obama United States Secretary of State Rosie O'Donnell
Federal judge blocks Donald Trump's immigration ban
Ruling seen as the most severe legal blow yet to ban on immigrants and travellers from seven Muslim-majority countries.
10815 points by Al Jazeera English | President of the United States George W. Bush United States Department of Homeland Security Federal government of the United States United States Department of State Donald Trump United States Constitution United States Secretary of State
Shifting US policy to right, Trump taps Sessions, Flynn
NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump signaled a sharp rightward shift in U.S. national security policy Friday, naming Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general, Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo to head the CIA and former military intelligence chief Michael Flynn as his national security adviser.
196 points by The Denver Post | President of the United States United States Senate Barack Obama Vladimir Putin United States John McCain Democratic Party United States Secretary of State
Case closed? US turns to deductive reasoning to blame strikes in Syria on Russia
The US has used simple deductive reasoning, rather than evidence, to accuse Russia and the Syrian government of hitting hospitals. Read Full Article at RT.com
291 points by Russia Today | United States Department of State President of the United States United States Secretary of State Russia United States federal executive departments United States Cabinet United States Department of Homeland Security Foreign minister
Trump meeting with Japan’s Prime Minister, possible cabinet choices
President-elect Donald Trump, a foreign policy novice, deepened his focus on national security Thursday, preparing to meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after talks with Henry Kissinger and a possible contender to be his top diplomat.
4 points by The Denver Post | Barack Obama Rudy Giuliani Donald Trump Newt Gingrich United States Cabinet Democratic Party United States Secretary of State Henry Kissinger
Trump meeting with Japan's prime minister, possible Cabinet choices
President-elect Donald Trump, a foreign policy novice, deepened his focus on national security Thursday, preparing to meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after talks with Henry Kissinger and a possible contender to be his top diplomat. Trump also rolled out new teams that will interact...
69 points by Chicago Tribune | Barack Obama Rudy Giuliani Donald Trump Newt Gingrich United States Cabinet United States Secretary of State Henry Kissinger Democratic Party
First on CNN: Trump and Romney to meet
President-elect Donald Trump will meet Thursday with more than a half-dozen potential candidates for top administration posts, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger as he continues to prepare to take over the presidency.
8919 points by CNN | Barack Obama Joe Biden President of the United States Henry Kissinger Vice President of the United States United States Secretary of State United States Cabinet Richard Nixon
Trump meeting with Japan’s PM, possible cabinet choices
Trump also rolled out new teams that will interact with the State Department, Pentagon, Justice Department and other national security agencies.
2 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Rudy Giuliani Barack Obama United States Cabinet Donald Trump Newt Gingrich Democratic Party United States Secretary of State President of the United States
Trump meeting with Japan's PM, possible cabinet choices
President-elect Donald Trump, a foreign policy novice, was deepening his focus on national security Thursday, meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, as well as a former secretary of state and a possible contender ...
-2 points by Las Vegas Sun | Rudy Giuliani Barack Obama United States Cabinet Donald Trump Newt Gingrich Democratic Party United States Secretary of State President of the United States
Switzerland not so neutral with Clinton Foundation donation
So much for Swiss neutrality. An agency overseen by the Swiss foreign ministry made a hefty donation to the Clinton Foundation — at the same time the US and Switzerland were in the midst of a diplomatic struggle over tax evasion. The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation shelled out about $500,000 to the Clinton...
1497 points by New York Post | Switzerland Hillary Rodham Clinton President of the United States Tax Federal Department of Foreign Affairs United States Secretary of State Taxation in the United States Bank
Confusion over Trump's first talks with foreign leader
One day before US President-elect Donald Trump's first meeting with a foreign leader, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japanese officials said they had not finalised when or where in New York it would take place, who would be invited, or in some cases whom to call for answers.
2 points by | President of the United States Vladimir Putin Donald Trump Barack Obama Ivanka Trump United States Cabinet Jared Kushner United States Secretary of State
U.S. says 'words matter' after Obama, Duterte meeting canceled
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4171 points by Reuters | United States President of the United States Barack Obama Illinois Democratic Party Iraq War United States Secretary of State Philippines
Clinton says 'ranting and waving our arms' is no way to respond to terrorism
Clinton took a shot at Republican Donald Trump’s temperament and preparation as she focused on counterterrorism.
29 points by The Washington Post | Terrorism President of the United States Barack Obama Hillary Rodham Clinton Jihad United States Secretary of State Counter-terrorism Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton begins to bid farewell to his foundation's signature event
The final meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative kicked off Monday; the changes have come in the midst of a firestorm over an appearance of conflicts of interest while Hillary Clinton served as secretary of state.
26 points by The Washington Post | Bill Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton President of the United States Prime minister Barack Obama Little Rock Arkansas President United States Secretary of State
Bill Clinton admits that some foundation donors expected favors
Bill Clinton admitted Monday that some Clinton Foundation donors might have given money to the charity in the hopes of getting official favors. “Well, since we had more than 300,000 donors, it would be unusual if nobody did [try to get favors],” Clinton told NPR in an interview. “Maybe some of them gave money for...
968 points by New York Post | Bill Clinton Barack Obama Hillary Rodham Clinton President of the United States Democratic Party United States Secretary of State George W. Bush World War II
Hillary must ‘cut all ties’ with discredited Clinton Foundation, Bernie Sanders warns
Hillary Clinton should “cut all ties” with her foundation if she wins the election, Bernie Sanders has warned. It follows revelations suggesting that US taxpayers helped fund the foundation, and that big donors received favors from the State Department. Read Full Article at RT.com
2798 points by Russia Today | President of the United States Bill Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton White House Barack Obama Democratic Party United States Secretary of State United States order of precedence
Trump campaign: Donald Trump, Pam Bondi said they never talked about Trump University case
Donald Trump's campaign on Wednesday downplayed the notion of any sort of "pay to play" in a case where Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi decided not to pursue a fraud case against Trump University shortly after Mr. Trump's foundation gave $25,000 to a group supporting her re-election. "In the case ...
28 points by The Washington Times | Hillary Rodham Clinton Donald Trump Bill Clinton Barack Obama John McCain United States presidential election 2008 United States Secretary of State George W. Bush
Nonfiction: Joe Klein of ‘Primary Colors’ Reviews the Latest on Bill Clinton
Joe Conason’s “Man of the World,” an account of Bill Clinton’s post-presidential years, sheds light on Clinton’s strengths and weaknesses.
-1 points by The New York Times | Bill Clinton George W. Bush Hillary Rodham Clinton Barack Obama President of the United States Democratic Party United States Secretary of State Ehud Barak
The pervasive paranoia of Hillary Clinton strikes again
Her illness Sunday, and how her campaign reacted, is part of a long pattern of behavior.
-1 points by The Washington Post | Hillary Rodham Clinton Bill Clinton Barack Obama United States presidential election 2008 John McCain United States Secretary of State President of the United States Democratic Party
Twittersphere rushes to 'help' AP, which 'lost rights' to Clinton fainting video
The AP deleted a tweet it had posted containing a video showing a wobbly Hillary Clinton stumbling after leaving a 9/11 memorial ceremony in New York early, citing distribution rights, but the Twitter folk just aren’t buying it and are re-posting at will. Read Full Article at RT.com
-1 points by Russia Today | Associated Press Hillary Rodham Clinton Bowl Championship Series President of the United States Barack Obama College football Bill Clinton United States Secretary of State
Putin: Russia & US may reach agreement on Syria 'within next few days'
Moscow and Washington may reach an agreement on resolving the Syrian crisis shortly, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday, following a meeting with US counterpart Barack Obama. The two leaders have finally come to a common understanding, Putin said. Read Full Article at RT.com
2090 points by Russia Today | President of the United States George W. Bush Barack Obama Iraq War Democratic Party United States Bill Clinton United States Secretary of State
Hillary Clinton's worrisome wobble
It’s no secret that I believe Hillary Clinton is the best choice for president. Throughout the months I’ve been writing about the election, I’ve been consistently attacked for being “in Clinton’s pocket” on my personal email account, on Facebook, on Twitter, even in Instagram messages. But there’s...
1744 points by Los Angeles Times | Hillary Rodham Clinton Bill Clinton George W. Bush Democratic Party United States Secretary of State Barack Obama Presidency of Bill Clinton President of the United States
Hillary Clinton diagnosed with pneumonia, put on antibiotics
The health of 68-year-old Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has again fallen under the media spotlight, but this time due to a serious health issue. Less than two months from elections, Clinton has been confirmed to be suffering from pneumonia. Read Full Article at RT.com
2747 points by Russia Today | President of the United States Barack Obama Bill Clinton English-language films Hillary Rodham Clinton President pro tempore of the United States Senate United States Secretary of State Week-day names
Trump says Clinton wouldn't be prosecuted even if she shot someone
Donald Trump, in escalating attacks against Hillary Clinton, suggested that his opponent was so immune to prosecution that she could shoot someone in front of ...
330 points by Las Vegas Sun | President of the United States Barbra Streisand Hillary Rodham Clinton Democratic Party Bill Clinton Barack Obama George W. Bush United States Secretary of State