Mon June 3, 2013
It's All Politics

White House-Issa Fight: Nasty But Normal In Washington

Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, is just doing what Congress does at times of divided government.
Carolyn Kaster AP

Anyone searching for the place where the friction between the Obama White House and congressional Republicans is throwing off the most angry sparks need look no further than the clashes between the administration and Rep. Darrell Issa.

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Wed May 22, 2013
The Two-Way

Libya 'Talking Points' Emails Put Petraeus Back In Spotlight

Originally published on Wed May 22, 2013 10:59 am

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Former CIA director and retired Gen. David Petraeus helped shape the first draft of "talking points" about the Sept. 11, 2012, Benghazi attacks, according to emails released by the White House and analyzed by The Washington Post.
Kevork Djansezian Getty Images

Former CIA Director David Petraeus is under renewed scrutiny over the role he played in creating the discredited "talking points" about the attack that killed four Americans last year in Benghazi, Libya. The Washington Post has a front-page story Wednesday that suggests Petraeus sought to shape the resulting memo to favor his agency.

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Mon May 20, 2013
The Two-Way

ABC's Karl Expresses Regret, But Stands By Benghazi Story

ABC News' Jonathan Karl, delivering his initial report, part of which he now regrets.


Sun May 19, 2013
The Two-Way

On Sunday News Shows, Obama Official Plays Defense

Originally published on Sun May 19, 2013 12:24 pm

President Obama walks across the tarmac to greet well-wishers on Sunday upon his arrival in Atlanta, Ga., where he will attend the commencement at Morehouse College.
Mandel Ngan AFP/Getty Images


Sun May 19, 2013

Political Takeaways: Headaches For The White House

Originally published on Sun May 19, 2013 12:11 pm