In a tit for tat move House Speaker John Boehner has invited Israeli PM Netanyahu to speak before Congress , presumably AGAINST any deal making with Iran….Share on Facebook
The flare-up is a rare recent instance of tension inside the Democratic tent. Most of the intraparty battles in congressional elections lately have been on the Republican side — tea party activists accusing national Republicans of playing favorites in primaries and supporting candidates deemed more moderate. Democratic leaders have, by and large, avoided taking sides in primaries.
But Democratic officials say they have good reason to back Harris, the contest’s only announced candidate, early on…..Share on Facebook
The 2016 presidential election could cost as much as $5 billion, according to top fundraisers and bundlers who are already predicting it will more than double the 2012 campaign’s price tag.
Behind-the-scenes jockeying to raise big bucks from bundlers connected to super-PACs and third-party groups is well underway, even with no top-tier candidates officially in the race……Share on Facebook
FL-Sen, 21: Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is still considering whether to run for president or seek another term in the Senate (he says he won’t try to do both at once). Roll Call recently provided a long list of Democratic and Republican pols who might run to succeed Rubio if the senator decides to take an extended vacation to New Hampshire, and the National Journal also names Democratic Rep. Ted Deutch as a possible contender…..Share on Facebook
To critics like filmmaker Michael Moore, the project glorifies random violence in service of a lost and reckless cause in Iraq.
To supporters of the film, including GOP figures like Sarah Palin, the controversy illustrates a shameful lack of support for the military and the Iraq War among “Hollywood leftists.”Share on Facebook
“He would arrive on the 22nd (of September) and he would leave the evening of the 27th. It’s really a full six days, plus the travel, so it’s really one week,” Archbishop Bernardito Auza, a Philippines native and the Holy See’s permanent observer to the UN, told the Catholic News Agency on Sunday…..Share on Facebook