2008 Election Feed

On Drones, Keeping the Public in the Dark

NY Times - John McCain Feed - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 12:00am
The 2014 spending bill contained a secret deal on drones.

Years Before His Bipartisan Luster, a Rough Reception for Gates

NY Times - Joe Biden Feed - Sat, 01/18/2014 - 12:00am
Strong criticism of Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. by former Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates recalls his tough battles with Congress in 1987 and 1991 over his nomination as C.I.A. director.

Israel and World Grapple With Sharon’s Mixed Legacy

NY Times - Joe Biden Feed - Sun, 01/12/2014 - 12:00am
A life and career paralleled Israel’s development, for better or worse.

Montana: Missile Operators Investigated

NY Times - Chuck Hagel Feed - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 12:00am
Two missile-launch crew members at Malmstrom Air Force Base have been implicated in an illegal narcotics operation, and their access to classified information has been suspended, a Defense Department official said.

Montana: Missile Operators Investigated

NY Times - Chuck Hagel Feed - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 12:00am
Two missile-launch crew members at Malmstrom Air Force Base have been implicated in an illegal narcotics operation, and their access to classified information has been suspended, a Defense Department official said.

Wheelies: The Vice Presidential Auto Show Edition

NY Times - Joe Biden Feed - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 12:00am
Vice President Joe Biden is expected to show up at the Detroit auto show next week; David Strickland steps down as the N.H.T.S.A. administrator.

At White House, It’s Biden Everywhere After a Memoir’s Lashing

NY Times - Joe Biden Feed - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 12:00am
After a new book by former Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates described Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. as “wrong on nearly every major foreign policy and national security issue over the past four decades,” White House officials went out of their way to praise Mr. Biden.

Cuomo, Joined by Biden, Details Disaster Aid Plans

NY Times - Joe Biden Feed - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 12:00am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, cheered on by Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., announced more than 1,00o projects that he said would make New York better prepared for future storms.

Republicans Respond to the Pope

NY Times - Newt Gingrich Feed - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 12:00am
Newt Gingrich, Rush Limbaugh and Paul Ryan are having a tough time absorbing the Pope’s critique of today’s “impersonal economy.”

Republicans Respond to the Pope

NY Times - Newt Gingrich Feed - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 12:00am
Newt Gingrich, Rush Limbaugh and Paul Ryan are having a tough time absorbing the Pope’s critique of today’s “impersonal economy.”

Karzai Is Warned Over Release of Detainees

NY Times - John McCain Feed - Fri, 01/03/2014 - 12:00am
President Hamid Karzai was told by visiting United States senators that relations would be damaged if Afghanistan released prisoners accused of attacking American forces.

Karzai Is Warned Over Release of Detainees

NY Times - John McCain Feed - Fri, 01/03/2014 - 12:00am
President Hamid Karzai was told by visiting United States senators that relations would be damaged if Afghanistan released prisoners accused of attacking American forces.

New Tensions Cloud Deal for Okinawa Base

NY Times - Chuck Hagel Feed - Sat, 12/28/2013 - 12:00am
A congratulatory phone call between American and Japanese officials was put on hold amid fierce local opposition.

New Tensions Cloud Deal for Okinawa Base

NY Times - Chuck Hagel Feed - Sat, 12/28/2013 - 12:00am
A congratulatory phone call between American and Japanese officials was put on hold amid fierce local opposition.

When a Politician’s Child Goes Astray

NY Times - Al Gore Feed - Wed, 12/25/2013 - 12:00am
Political figures of all persuasions, in and out of office, have had to deal with the foibles of wayward family members.

When a Politician’s Child Goes Astray

NY Times - Al Gore Feed - Wed, 12/25/2013 - 12:00am
Political figures of all persuasions, in and out of office, have had to deal with the foibles of wayward family members.

When a Politician’s Child Goes Astray

NY Times - Rudy Giuliani Feed - Wed, 12/25/2013 - 12:00am
Political figures of all persuasions, in and out of office, have had to deal with the foibles of wayward family members.

When a Politician’s Child Goes Astray

NY Times - Joe Biden Feed - Wed, 12/25/2013 - 12:00am
Political figures of all persuasions, in and out of office, have had to deal with the foibles of wayward family members.

How John McCain Turned His Clichés Into Meaning

NY Times - John McCain Feed - Sun, 12/22/2013 - 12:00am
The “brave maverick” who became the “bitter old man” is now “learning to let go.”

Chinese Navy to Aid U.S. Ship Destroying Syrian Chemical Weapons

NY Times - Chuck Hagel Feed - Fri, 12/20/2013 - 12:00am
Amid continuing territorial tensions in the South China Sea, analysts are hailing China’s decision to aid an American ship tasked with destroying chemical weapons from Syria as a gesture of cooperation.
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