Sep 29

Obama blames bad intel for underestimating Islamic State group

President Obama told CBS’ 60 Minutes that the intelligence community “underestimated what had been taking place in Syria” with the Islamic State group and that the U.S. overestimated the Iraqi army’s capabilities. Meanwhile, an NBC/WSJ/Annenberg poll out over the weekend…

Sep 22

Outside spending eclipses all past midterms

Today in the Morning Line: Outside money breaks record Where’s the money going? North Carolina might be election night’s Rosetta Stone Obama to preside before UN Security Council Lois Lerner breaks her silence The Outsiders: Back in April,…

Sep 18

President Obama says no to ground troops — again

Today in the Morning Line: Obama reiterates there will be no U.S. ground troops fighting Islamic State group Poroshenko makes the rounds in D.C. Biden veers off course on Iowa trip House approves plan to arm Syrian opposition; Senate…

Sep 16

Morning Line’s mid-September top 10 Senate races

Poll after poll finds Republicans more interested and engaged in this election than Democrats, and that means those post-Labor Day polls, using narrower screens of who’s most likely to vote, are giving the GOP an even bigger boost than they…

Sep 11

‘Light footprint’ president makes case for intervention

Today in the Morning Line: Obama tries to sell the public on fighting Islamic State group A shift from ‘light footprint’ West Point speech Looking for an ‘Obama Doctrine’? Keep looking (or stop) Obama just ramped up the ‘Global…

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