Dec 16

The top 10 political stories of 2014

Today in the Morning Line: Ferguson, elections, polarization, health care and the GOP’s lawsuit were the top five. A 9/11 report, immigration, President Obama’s unpopularity, taxes, and the debt round out the top 10 Top 10 political stories of…

Dec 15

Two years after Newtown shootings, the NRA won the debate over guns

Today in the Morning Line: More Americans side with gun rights over control for first time Despite studies on gun-related deaths, most say gun ownership protects potential victims Giffords, Bloomberg unable to make many inroads Post-Newtown — Guns in America:…

Dec 09

What to know about the CIA interrogation report

For five-and-a-half years, nearly the entire Obama presidency, the U.S. has waited for a report on the CIA’s use of enhanced interrogation techniques. Today, the Senate Intelligence Committee will release the (partially redacted) executive summary of that report. To help…

Dec 04

Does the Garner case weaken the argument for body cameras?

Today in the Morning Line: Does getting caught on tape matter? Where does President Obama’s call for police cameras go from here? House GOP to hold protest vote against President Obama’s immigration executive action Body cameras: President Obama made…

Dec 03

The political complications of a ‘Clinton Doctrine’

Today in the Morning Line: Clinton talks foreign policy GOP nod is still anyone’s guess House and Senate vote on tax extenders today The Clinton Doctrine: Hillary Clinton leads in all major polls for the Democratic nomination — and not…

Dec 02

How lame might the lame-duck Congress be?

Today in the Morning Line: Congress has two weeks left and some hefty legislating to do. Spending bill, Ebola, IS funding, military reauthorization, tax extenders top list of priorities Republicans do not want a shutdown Mary Landrieu accuses GOP opponent…

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