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Obama refuses to reclassify weed: It’s up to Congress

President Barack Obama said he’ll leave it up to Congress to remove marijuana as a Schedule I narcotic. “First of all, what is and isn’t a Schedule I narcotic is a job for Congress,” Obama said in an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper. “It’s not something that we by ourselves…

Is S.E. Cupp The Dumbest Pundit Working? An Examination.

Is S.E. Cupp the dumbest pundit working today? It’s an interesting question, especially in light of heavy competition from the likes of Dylan Byers, but some recent opinions that have sprung from her brain give me cause to believe we may have a winner here. Exhibit #1: She suggested the…

‘Horrendous’ video of sarin gas victims shown to lawmakers ahead of Syria strike vote

Lawmakers debating the merits of a punitive strike on Syria have been shown video taken immediately after the attack of apparent sarin gas victims, CNN and NBC reported Saturdaay. CNN has aired several minutes of the very graphic and disturbing videos, preceded by viewer discretion advisement. CNN’s Jake Tapper reported Saturday that…

CNN’s Tapper shreds GOP Rep. King’s push to prosecute NSA journalists

CNN reporter Jake Tapper appeared on the network’s morning show Starting Point Wednesday with a response to a Republican member of Congress who said Tuesday he wants to see reporters being prosecuted for breaking stories about the National Security Agency (NSA). That member of Congress is Rep. Peter King (R-NY),…

Carney dodges questions about indefinite detention

ABC News reporter Jake Tapper questioned White House Press Secretary Jay Carney on Tuesday about controversial provisions in the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act. The $662 billion defense spending bill contained controversial sections that required terrorism suspects to be detained by the military without trial, regardless of where they were…

Ron Paul: Racist newsletters had ‘some very bad sentences’

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul on Sunday admitted that racist and homophobic newsletters published in his name called into question his management style, but insisted there were only eight offensive sentences. “I wrote a lot of part of the letter,” Paul told ABC’s Jake Tapper. “And I’ve never said I…

Geithner: Book bears ‘no resemblance’ to reality

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said Monday that claims made in a new books “bear no resemblance” to what actually happened in the Obama administration. In “Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President,” by Pulitzer-winning journalist Ron Suskind, a picture of tension is painted between the president…

U.S. said to be bracing for debt rating downgrade

Update: Rating agency said to be ‘reconsidering’ plan to lower U.S. debt rating According to ABC White House correspondent Jake Tapper, an anonymous government official has told ABC News that the Obama administration is “expecting and preparing for” a downgrade of its debt rating from AAA to AA or AA+…

Rove’s ‘shadow RNC’ benefits from Supremes’ Citizens United decision

A recent Supreme Court decision hailed by Republicans but condemned by most Democrats may be helping to stuff the coffers of conservative political groups founded by Karl Rove. President George W. Bush’s former senior adviser admitted to Fox News Tuesday that his American Crossroads 527 and Crossroads GPS groups have…

McCain questions Steele’s future as GOP head

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) cast doubt Sunday on the future of the head of the Republican Party following controversial comments about the war in Afghanistan. At a Thursday fundraiser, RNC Chairman Michael Steele was caught on video saying that the Afghanistan war was a “war of Obama’s choosing” and probably…

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