PODCAST: Will Hillary Clinton Overcome “Email-ghazi?”

(Photo Credit: East-West Center) With more details emerging and a court case around the corner, Hillary Clinton's private email might just cause her more trouble than she thought it would.

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Senate Republicans Are Affecting More Than Just Negotiations With Their Letter to Iran

Senator Tom Cotton (AR) has all the makings of a future Republican presidential candidate; the ability to simultaneously woo establishment and tea party Republicans, unwavering ambition and now, his very own controversy. The 37-year-old Junior Senator and Army veteran drafted an open letter to Iran which has sparked outrage in and out of Washington. The … Continue reading Senate Republicans Are Affecting More Than Just Negotiations With Their Letter to Iran

What The CPAC Straw Poll Revealed About the Future of the GOP, and Why It Doesn’t Matter

Since its creation in 1976, the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) straw poll has become a staple of the Republican Party’s most high profile yearly event. The straw poll, which is open only to registered CPAC attendees, is used to measure the viability of potential presidential candidates while gauging voters' interest in a number of topics. The … Continue reading What The CPAC Straw Poll Revealed About the Future of the GOP, and Why It Doesn’t Matter

Marco Rubio: A Look At One of the Republican Party’s Freshest Faces

Each year the American Conservative Union hosts the biggest Republican event of the year. The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) provides an open stage for commentators, activists and politicians to discuss the values and issues important to Republican voters. For many politicians, CPAC is a make-or-break event. Blunders can prove disastrous to any presidential ambitions … Continue reading Marco Rubio: A Look At One of the Republican Party’s Freshest Faces

The DHS Shutting Down Could Be More Dangerous to the GOP Than to the Homeland Itself

With Democrats and Republicans finding themselves in yet another Congressional gridlock, The Department of Homeland Security is in very real danger of its funding running out as its March deadline continues to approach. Within the Senate, Republicans, who are pushing a House-passed bill that simultaneously funds the department while blocking President Obama’s plans to delay deportations … Continue reading The DHS Shutting Down Could Be More Dangerous to the GOP Than to the Homeland Itself

How Bobby Jindal Addresses Race Will Affect His Potential 2016 Presidential Race

Current Louisiana Governor, and potential 2016 GOP hopeful, Bobby Jindal has been thrust into the spotlight this week after a painting mistakenly labelled as his "official portrait" began making its rounds online. The Portrait, which is currently on display in front of Jindal's office in the Louisiana capitol building, portrays the Governor with a skin tone that is significantly lighter … Continue reading How Bobby Jindal Addresses Race Will Affect His Potential 2016 Presidential Race

Allegations Against CIA Have Left a Definitive Partisan Split in Their Wake

In the midst of what many major news outlets have regarded as a "fight" between The CIA and The Senate, yet another partisan divide is beginning to form. As the hearing began it was focused mainly on the "Enhanced Interrogation" techniques passed during the Bush administration. These techniques were implemented in response to the September … Continue reading Allegations Against CIA Have Left a Definitive Partisan Split in Their Wake