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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appears before the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the 11 September 2012 attack on US diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya, on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, USA, 23 January 2013.  (Photo by Michael...

Rush Limbaugh and the right rip Hillary for emotional 'theatrics'

01/23/13 05:10PM

Members of the right-wing are accusing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of exaggerating her emotions to evade questions on Benghazi during a contentious hearing on Capitol Hill. Tea Party Senator Ron Johnson told Milwaukee radio host Charlie Sykes Wednesday afternoon he thought Clinton's more emotional response was inauthentic. “It was... read more

Right-wing fights back on climate change

Right-wing fights back on climate change

01/22/13 07:00PM

The day after being called out by President Obama, climate change deniers were again complaining there is no evidence to support climate change. Rev. Al Sharpton explains what real scientists have to say. watch

Obama-Biden partnership recipe for success

Obama-Biden partnership recipe for success

01/22/13 07:00PM

While President Obama has been reaching for support beyond the beltway, his vice president has been essential to winning friends in Washington. How has this partnership based on mutual respect helped the country? Jamal Simmons, Democratic strategist,... watch

First daughters steal the spotlight

First daughters steal the spotlight

01/22/13 07:00PM

Malia and Sasha Obama stole the spotlight from their famous parents during the inauguration parade by just being kids. The Obamas have had success keeping their daughters grounded, will they have the same success as they girls get older? Kelly Wallace... watch

40 years later, support grows for Roe v. Wade

40 years later, support grows for Roe v. Wade

01/22/13 07:00PM

Tuesday marks 40 years ago that the Supreme Court established abortion as a woman’s Constitutional right. 70 percent now saw the law should not be overturned, the highest percentage ever. Yet more states are restricting women’s access to abortion... watch

State Sen. Henry Marsh, D-Richmond, right, talks with Sen. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath, prior to a meeting of the Senate Courts of Justice Committee at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008. (Photo by Steve Helber/AP, file)

Virginia Republicans celebrate inauguration with gerrymandering

01/22/13 02:15PM

While the eyes of the nation were turned towards Washington D.C. to watch our first African-American president be sworn in for his second term, Republicans in Richmond, Va., quietly took advantage of the absence of a civil rights leader among their ranks in order to take control of the state Senate in the 2015 elections. read more

US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama walk along Pennsylvania Avenue during the parade following Obama's second inauguration as the 44th US president on January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

A bigger role for Michelle Obama?

01/21/13 08:04PM

Michelle Obama is the president's "reality check," his "moral voice," and his "best friend." And while many are buzzing about what policies Barack Obama's term will include, he's not the only Obama with another four years to work on issues he cares about. Will Michelle Obama expand her sphere of... read more

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