Politics & Policy

A Sideshow at Obama’s Philadelphia Rally

At President Obama’s rally in Philadelphia’s Germantown section last night, a protester apparently threw a book at the president after he delivered his 28 minute speech on the baseball diamond of an adjacent elementary school. The book did not hit the president, and few — including the president — noticed the projectile.

At an earlier point, during the president’s remarks, a naked middle-aged man was arrested by police and escorted from the premises.

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Political Theatrics

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The Real Reasons American Evangelicals Support Israel

It never fails. Whenever a Republican president makes a controversial or contentious move to support Israel -- such as moving the American embassy to Jerusalem, or yesterday’s decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights -- you’ll see various “explainers” and other stories that purport ... Read More
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Mueller Report Delivered to Attorney General

Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday evening delivered a report to attorney general William Barr detailing his nearly two-year investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Barr will now be tasked with deciding what information from the report ... Read More