Charges and Counter-Charges at House Hearing on Benghazi Attacks

By: Wednesday October 10, 2012 11:30 am

Congress decided to return to work early, or at least one committee did. The House Oversight Committee is holding a hearing at this hour on the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi that killed four Americans, including US Ambassador Christopher Stevens. Marcy Wheeler has been bravely live-tweeting the event; I don’t think I could [...]

House Republicans Press Obama Administration With Questions About Terrorist Attack on US Consulate in Benghazi

By: Wednesday October 3, 2012 7:45 am

Tonight’s debate is supposed to be focused mainly on the economy, but the Romney campaign has worked hard to get the Benghazi consulate attack into the conversation. And given the shifting story from the White House and the potential implications, that might be a good idea. House Republicans gave a boost to this argument by [...]

More Pols Line Up Against Escalation In Afghanistan

By: Monday November 30, 2009 7:23 am

Martha Coakley, the front-running candidate in the Massachusetts Senate special election, has come out against a troop escalation in Afghanistan. Her leading opponent, Michael Capuano, has long been against escalation, so Coakley is trying to outflank him here. Opposing an unpopular war is the smart political play. Here’s part of Coakley’s statement: My concern moving [...]

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