Posts by Amy Miller  (Page 4)
 

Classified Emails on the Homebrew Server: 600 and Counting

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Posted by    Friday, October 30, 2015 at 6:15pm 10/30/2015 at 6:15pm

Because it’s the Friday before a raucous drinking holiday, the State Department released today 7000 new pages of messages (or, 4432 individual messages) pulled from Hillary Clinton’s homebrew email server—including 268 more classified emails.

That brings the grand total of classified messages housed on the former Secretary’s unsecured server to...

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Paul Ryan Takes the Gavel

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Posted by    Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 7:00pm 10/29/2015 at 7:00pm

It’s done: Paul Ryan is the new Speaker of the House:

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Legal Insurrection Reacts to the #CNBCGOPDebate

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Posted by    Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 7:00am 10/29/2015 at 7:00am

Trigger warning: hot takes!

Give our analyses a look, then take it to the comments…

Aleister:

The CNBC Republican debate was a dumpster fire from beginning to end.

John Harwood and the other moderators were openly hostile and argumentative to the candidates when they weren’t encouraging the candidates...

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LIVE REACTIONS: CNBC “Main Stage” GOP Debate

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 7:56pm 10/28/2015 at 7:56pm

Welcome to the main stage! Tonight’s debate will feature…

  • Carly Fiorina
  • Jeb Bush
  • Donald Trump
  • Chris Christie
  • Ben Carson
  • Marco Rubio
  • Ted Cruz
  • Rand Paul
  • Mike Huckabee
  • John Kasich

CNBC, like Fox News, decided to put tonight’s debate behind the “cable news subscriber” paywall....

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China Lashes Out at U.S. Navy Maneuvers in South China Sea

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 5:23pm 10/28/2015 at 5:23pm

Earlier this week, the Pentagon announced that the U.S. Navy planned on sending a destroyer into disputed waters in the South China Sea. In the first of a series of missions, the USS Lassen would breach the 12-mile “buffer” zone around the man-made islands in the Spratly archipelago as a way...

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New Planned Parenthood Video May Show Partial Birth Abortion Admission

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 4:40pm 10/27/2015 at 4:40pm

Today, the Center for Medical Progress released the eleventh video in a series aimed at exposing criminal activity at Planned Parenthood clinics. This newest video purports to show Planned Parenthood doctor Dr. Amna Dermish describing how she provides very illegal partial birth abortions to her patients.

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#HeyMarco Video Showcases a Very Relatable Rubio

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 3:14pm 10/27/2015 at 3:14pm

Earlier this year, I used a great deal of digital ink describing why I believe that Marco Rubio has the best digital campaign of the cycle. So far, his team has done the best job stripping down the trappings of campaign life to offer the country an introduction to who Marco...

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New anti-ISIS Strategy Focuses on More Airstrikes, Raids

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 11:45am 10/27/2015 at 11:45am

Defense Secretary Ash Carter has laid out a new plan for U.S. forces sent overseas to “degrade and defeat” ISIS. The Obama Administration has fielded several month’s worth of criticism over the ineffectiveness of current strategy; Carter’s changes reflect a growing need to take a more active role.

From ABC News:

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Make It Stop: Hillary Sends Out Hillary-Themed Costume Ideas

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 10:00am 10/27/2015 at 10:00am

The Clinton campaign has gone full Hilloween.*

*I hate myself for using that word.

Hate it or not, though, it’s happening. This week Hillary Clinton’s campaign pushed out a list of 5 “DIY Hillary Clinton costumes” guaranteed to make your Halloween a little more…egalitarian? Search me.

You can choose between “Park...

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Tension in the South China Sea

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Posted by    Monday, October 26, 2015 at 8:15pm 10/26/2015 at 8:15pm

China, Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam have spent years debating whose sovereignty holds supreme over territory in the South China Sea. Back in 2014, China began the work of turning the Subi and Mischief reefs in the Spratly archipelago into permanent land forms; before China began this massive dredging...

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VIDEO: U.S. Special Forces, Peshmergas Rescue ISIS Hostages

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Posted by    Monday, October 26, 2015 at 5:35pm 10/26/2015 at 5:35pm

Last week, U.S. Forces teamed up with Kurdish Peshmergas to rescue captives held at an Islamic State compound in northern Iraq. The mission freed around 70 hostages, but led to the death of Master Sgt. Joshua L. Wheeler—the first U.S. service member to die in combat in Iraq since...

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Obama Digs Up, Re-Flogs “Grumpy Cat” Meme

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Posted by    Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 9:30am 10/25/2015 at 9:30am

On Friday, President Obama unsheathed his mad internet skills and used them to bat at his Republican counterparts in Congress and on the campaign trail. Comparing GOP politicians to “Grumpy Cat,” he lamented that anyone would dare display skepticism of...

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Jeb Bush is Down—but is He Out?

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Posted by    Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 7:00am 10/24/2015 at 7:00am

In response to pressure from donors, Jeb Bush’s 2016 campaign is downsizing, starting with a whopping 45% budget cut (exclusive of cash earmarked for TV buys and voter c...

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Commando’s Death Raises Questions About Military’s Role in Iraq

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Posted by    Friday, October 23, 2015 at 2:15pm 10/23/2015 at 2:15pm

The Pentagon has identified 39-year-old Master Sgt. Joshua L. Wheeler of Roland, Oklahoma as the first US service member to die in the ground fight against ISIS.

Wheeler was part of a mission aimed at rescuing captives held at an Islamic state compound in northern Iraq. Officials received intelligence that led...

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Paul Ryan Declares for Speaker

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Posted by    Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 7:29pm 10/22/2015 at 7:29pm

It’s official: Paul Ryan has formally declared his candidacy for Speaker of the House.

From CNN:

“I never thought I’d be speaker,” Ryan said in a statement. “But I pledged to you that if I could be a unifying figure, then I would serve — I would go all in. After talking with...

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Controversial Cybersecurity Bill On Track to Pass Senate

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Posted by    Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 6:10pm 10/22/2015 at 6:10pm

Today, a controversial cybersecurity bill aimed at making it easier for corporations to prevent hacking attacks advanced in the Senate with bipartisan support.

The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) in its current form would make it possible for corporations to share information about cyberattacks with each other—or the goverment—without having to...

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Gallup: Majority Now Backs Legal Marijuana Use

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Posted by    Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 8:30am 10/22/2015 at 8:30am

A new Gallup poll released yesterday revealed that 58% of Americans support legal marijuana use. Sentiment peaked at 58% in 2013 as well, before dipping sharply in 2014 and then recovering.

This represents a high point in Gallup’s 46-year history...

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