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Steve Clemons: Note to Hillary Clinton: Time to Do Israel/Palestine the DoD Way

Hillary Clinton just met with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and here is the pro forma “read out” of the meeting which the State Department distributed: Prime Minister Netanyahu and…

Ari Melber: In Blue Dog Battle, Progressives Are (Half) Right

So Democrats are still debating what happened in last week’s “shellacking.” Two camps have emerged. Some Democrats think voters punished them for deploying too much government, too quickly, in too…

Steve Clemons: George W, Michael Moore & Osama bin Laden?

The publicists of George W. Bush‘s memoir, Decision Points, have not put me on their distro list so I don’t yet have the book. I may wait until it gets…

Report: White House Planning New Internet Privacy Protections, Watchdog Agency

The Obama Administration is preparing a stepped-up approach to policing Internet privacy that calls for new laws and the creation of a new position to oversee the effort, according to…

Steve Clemons: On Gay Bullying and DADT: Cindy McCain vs. John McCain

April 1, 2008 — Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images North America Over the years, this blogger has expressed admiration for some of the principled issues that John McCain stood by…

Alexi Giannoulias Mulling Mayoral Run?

Just when it looked like the names of every possible mayoral candidate had been tossed about and largely discarded, now comes scuttlebutt linking Alexi Giannoulias to the fight to succeed…

Reproductive Justice: Black Church Denounces Anti-Abortion ‘Genocide’ Lies (VIDEO)

By Reverend Dr. Carlton W. Veazey, President and CEO, Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice As a black man born in the South in the 1930s, I vividly remember the devastation…

Obama Spotlights Failure Of U.N. Reform

UNITED NATIONS — President Barack Obama’s support for India’s bid for permanent membership on the U.N. Security Council put the spotlight on the failure of the United Nations to reform…

No Breakthrough In Clinton-Netanyahu Israel Settlement Meeting

NEW YORK — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held lengthy talks here Thursday but failed to break an impasse that has stalled Middle…

U.S. Fails To Finalize Stalled Trade Deal With South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea and the United States failed to score a breakthrough on a long-stalled free trade agreement and will keep negotiating, their presidents said Thursday, in…