Domenico Montanaro

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Tom Cotton: Military Action Against Iran Would Take Only 'Several Days'

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

This story was updated April 9 at 4 p.m. ET.

Sen. Tom Cotton accused President Obama of holding up a "false choice" between his framework deal on Iran's nuclear program and war. He also seemed to diminish what military action against Iran would entail.

"Even if military action were required, ...

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4 Things We Learned About What Bill Clinton Is Up To

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

As Hillary Clinton is expected to officially launch her presidential campaign in the next couple of weeks, her famous, former president husband talked to Town & Country magazine, which went along with him to Haiti in February.

Here are four takeaways from that interview:

1. The Clinton Foundation is ...

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Like Father, Like Son? Not Exactly When It Comes To Rand And Ron Paul

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Ron Paul stood off to the side Tuesday as his son Rand announced he was running for president.

There was no speaking role for the elder Paul, 79. There was no ceremonial passing of the torch of "liberty."

There wasn't even a hearty thank you or nod to the father's ...

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Rand Paul Hopes To Court Young, Libertarian Vote In Presidential Bid

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to NPR's Domenico Montanaro about where Rand Paul fits in the Republican field of contenders for president in 2016 and the issues that bolster his appeal to young people.

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Can Libertarian Rand Paul Win A Republican Primary?

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Rand Paul is not like other potential presidential candidates.

The Kentucky senator, who announced his candidacy for the White House on Tuesday morning, doesn't fit neatly into the molds of either party.

Socially liberal on issues of crime and punishment — especially when it comes to drug sentencing — against ...

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Obama To Scott Walker: 'Bone Up On Foreign Policy'

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

This post was updated at 10:30 a.m. E.T.

Anyone who thinks President Obama will shy away from presidential politics in 2016, think again.

Obama scoffed at Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's suggestion that he would, on Day 1, revoke any nuclear agreement with Iran if he is elected president.

"It ...

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Tom Cotton Eats Birthday Cake Almost Every Day

Friday, April 03, 2015

Every day is a birthday for Tom Cotton.

Cotton has a reputation for being a very serious man. The military veteran, Harvard Law graduate and freshman U.S. senator gained wide attention for being able to rally 46 of his Republican colleagues in the Senate to join in writing a letter ...

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Americans Support Iran Talks, But Doubt They'll Prevent A Weapon

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Every politician likes to tout what they believe the "American People" want.

As the debate over the Iran nuclear deal inevitably heads toward the meat grinder that is Congress, President Obama tried to preemptively frame that debate. And he claimed to have the "American people" on his side.

"If Congress ...

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Could Chris Christie Appoint Himself To The U.S. Senate? Yes, He Can

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Thought exercise: What if the indictment of Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez ... could once again potentially place an appointment of a U.S. senator in the hands of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie?

To trigger this scenario, Menendez, who was indicted Wednesday on corruption charges, would first have to step down ...

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Fact Check: Hillary Clinton, Those Emails And The Law

Thursday, April 02, 2015

The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee — not just a rank-and-file House member — alleged Tuesday that Hillary Clinton likely broke the law with her use of private emails as secretary of state.

"I think they all fall into one great big mistake she made," Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley ...

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Indiana Law: Sorting Fact From Fiction From Politics

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

The culture wars are always percolating beneath the surface in presidential politics — until something or someone pushes them to the surface.

That something early in this cycle is Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which Republican Gov. Mike Pence, who is considering a run for president in 2016, signed into ...

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Elizabeth Warren On Hillary Clinton And Running For President

Monday, March 30, 2015

No one in politics today is hearing more calls from progressives to run than Elizabeth Warren, the popular and populist Massachusetts senator. Warren, though, denies any interest in the presidency and continued to do that Monday in an interview with Jeremy Hobson on WBUR's Here & Now.

"I'm out here ...

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Hillary's Email Controversy Hasn't Changed Much For 2016

Monday, March 30, 2015

South Carolina Congressman Trey Gowdy's Benghazi Select Committee announced Friday in a statement that Hillary Clinton had wiped her private email server clean; the committee is getting no additional emails from her; it's leaving open the possibility of a third-party investigation; and Republicans are promising to bring Clinton in ...

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With Reid Out, Republicans See An Opportunity

Friday, March 27, 2015

Harry Reid, the wily Democratic Senate leader, was likely — once again — to be one of the most vulnerable incumbents up for re-election in 2016.

Few, though, would have bet the house against Reid — a sharp-elbowed campaigner — especially in a presidential year when demography will favor Democrats ...

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What Reid Endorsing Schumer As Top Democrat Means

Friday, March 27, 2015

Harry Reid's exit could have ignited a scramble to fill the power vacuum among Senate Democrats.

But the Nevada senator is doing his best to avoid what he called a "knock-down, drag-out fight" by endorsing Charles Schumer, the New York Democrat better known as Chuck, who has been Reid's top ...

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Obamacare Five Years Later: Thriving Or On Political Life Support?

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The health care law, the Affordable Care Act, Obamacare. Whatever you call it, five years after President Obama signed the law, it remains polarizing.

Despite fierce political opposition and a rocky rollout, the law has sliced the number of uninsured by a third — 16 million people have signed ...

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Obama Chief Of Staff: Israel's 50-Year 'Occupation' Must End

Monday, March 23, 2015

Through his chief of staff, President Obama is strongly countering rhetoric from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on a two-state, Israeli-Palestinian solution.

"An occupation that has lasted for almost 50 years must end, and the Palestinian people must have the right to live in and govern themselves in their own ...

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Ted Cruz Makes It Official

Monday, March 23, 2015

And they're off.

After a midnight tweet, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz tied together the American Revolution, nostalgia for a better time, and an appeal to social conservatives in his official kickoff speech at Liberty University in Virginia.

"God's blessing has been on America from the beginning of this nation, and ...

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Is Ted Cruz Allowed To Run Since He Was Born In Canada?

Monday, March 23, 2015

There will be a question from some about Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's eligibility to run for president.

That's because even though Cruz grew up in Texas, he was born in Canada. (He renounced his Canadian citizenship in 2013.)

Democrats are sure to remind voters of Cruz's Canadian birth since ...

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Republican Thorn Ted Cruz Announces Run For President

Monday, March 23, 2015

The 2016 presidential campaign has its first official candidate. Republican Ted Cruz jumped into the race for the presidency, announcing his intentions in a tweet at 12:09 am EDT Monday morning.

"I'm running for president and I hope to earn your support!" the firebrand Texas senator tweeted simply with an ...

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