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News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. The FBI investigates the Clintons. They attack the FBI. Partisans of Hillary Clinton insist the public has too much information about the FBI's various inquiries into the Democratic presidential nominee and her associates.
All of a sudden Hillary Clinton and her presidential campaign have discovered the virtues of transparency. And all of a sudden FBI Director James Comey, formerly Eliot Ness in the eyes of Democrats and the press, is J. Edgar Hoover.
News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Comey reopens the email probe 11 days before the election. Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey revealed Friday that the FBI has reopened its investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server and her handling of classified material, merely 11 days before Election Day.
Russ Feingold's life in government was interrupted in 2010, and apparently the Wisconsin Democrat didn't use his eviction into the real economy to learn anything about its virtues. This week Mr. Feingold-now bidding to reclaim the Senate seat he lost to Ron Johnson-even denigrated a private antipoverty partnership because of insufficient central planning and government control.
News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has uncovered new evidence in its investigation of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's email server, and it is taking new steps related to an investigation that had been previously closed.
If you think policing for profit is a bad idea in ordinary law enforcement, imagine what it can do to free speech. That's the experiment headed for the ballot in Washington, where an initiative would put the state's speech police on a commission, allowing campaign regulators to keep a percentage of fines they collect.
News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Elizabeth Warren is barnstorming so she can co-run the government from Capitol Hill. The useful cliché that is pounding like a bad headache through the frontal lobe of millions of voters is the one about choosing between the devil and the deep blue sea.
News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. In polite media society only Republicans are supposed to feel bad about their candidate. Donald Trump wears his character flaws on his sleeve. Hillary Clinton seeks to prevent documentation of hers, even when the law requires it.
When President Obama is stymied by democracy he uses executive orders to end run Congress and dare someone to stop him. The courts have provided some check on his abuses, and now another federal judge has blocked an order requiring reporting of labor law complaints because it violates the rights of federal contractors.
News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Why isn't the IRS investigating the Clinton Foundation? Hillary and Bill Clinton are asking for a third term in the White House, and voters who want to know what this portends should examine the 12-page memo written by a Clinton insider that was hacked and published Wednesday by WikiLeaks.
Two chief fundraisers for the Clinton Foundation pressed corporate donors to steer business opportunities to former President Bill Clinton as well, according to a hacked memo published Wednesday by WikiLeaks. The November 2011 memo from Douglas Band, at the time a top aide to Mr. Clinton, outlines extensive fundraising efforts that Mr. Band and a partner deployed on behalf of the Clinton Foundation and how that work sometimes...
How worried is Big Labor about declining membership? Worried enough that unions are trying to trick voters into supporting a ballot measure that claims to protect seniors from identity fraud. That's the story in Washington state, where the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is funding a ballot measure that advertises itself as the Seniors and Vulnerable Individuals' Safety and Financial Crimes Prevention Act.
Hillary Clinton may win the election in two weeks, but the manner of her victory will bedevil her in the White House. Specifically, evidence keeps turning up suggesting that the FBI probe into her emails was influenced by political favoritism and double standards. The latest news is the Journal's report Monday that Virginia Gov.
News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Group linked to Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe donated nearly half a million dollars to 2015 state Senate candidate The political organization of Virginia Gov.
Democrats are already looking beyond ObamaCare's slow-motion failure, and Colorado is showing where many want to go next: Premiums across the state are set to rise 20.4% on average next year, and some have concluded that the solution is more central planning and taxation. Voters will decide on Nov.
Europe got the kind of transnational American president it wanted after giving Barack Obama the Nobel Peace Prize seven years ago. What it didn't get was peace and security, says Sohrab Ahmari in The Wall Street Journal's Border Lands column.
Donald Trump is no legal scholar, but at Wednesday's presidential debate he showed a superior grasp of the U.S. Constitution than did Hillary Clinton. Amid the overwrought liberal fainting about Mr. Trump's bluster over accepting the election result (see below), Mrs. Clinton revealed a view of the Supreme Court that is far more threatening to American liberty.
A State Department official in 2015 tried to keep the FBI from marking a Hillary Clinton email as classified, according to documents that reveal the extent to which officials sought to reduce the number of messages judged to contain national secrets.
An eternal law of global affairs is that weakness invites aggression that can lead to war. The latest validation of this truth is that in the eighth year of the Obama Presidency the tide of war is building on multiple fronts and the U.S. can't escape the consequences.
If only Washington, D.C., would learn from Boise, where lawmakers can veto onerous new regulations. Boise, Idaho In the capital of the potato state, lawmakers have a power that few of their peers enjoy: They can review, and reject, new regulations coming out of executive-branch agencies.
If the FBI's investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server has shown anything, it's that the Clintons have many helpers in Washington. This includes the State Department, where even the civil servants have tried to protect their former boss.
News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Senator Warren wants veto power over the economic-policy team. As Hillary Clinton expands her lead in the polls, Democrats are angling to influence her choices for policy-making jobs.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has a storied history, but many organizations outlive their moral purpose and it's now clear this one has. The civil-rights outfit has come down firmly on the side of trapping poor minority children in education failure factories.
The Wells Fargo scandal, an embarrassing one for a bank whose reputation and business is built on retail consumers, ought to prod other institutions to reassess their employee incentive and monitoring systems. Low-level employees illegally opened accounts in the name of real or fake customers to meet unrealistic sales goals.
Keith B. Payne and Franklin C. Miller write that liquidating America's ICBMs and declaring a 'no-first-use' nuclear policy would embolden enemies abroad, and could also set off a nuclear arms race in many parts of the world if current U.S. strategies lose their deterrent effect
The WikiLeaks email disclosures make fascinating reading about the political calculations of leading progressives, and Chief Justice John Roberts may want to pay particular attention. This week's leaks show Hillary Clinton ally Neera Tanden laying out a strategy to intimidate the Supreme Court to uphold ObamaCare.
If average voters turned on the TV for five minutes this week, chances are they know that Donald Trump made lewd remarks a decade ago and now stands accused of groping women. But even if average voters had the TV on 24/7, they still probably haven't heard the news about Hillary Clinton: That the nation now has proof of pretty much everything she has been accused of.
The White House doesn't want Americans to notice, but the tide of war is not receding in the Middle East. The Navy this week became part of the hot war in Yemen, with a U.S. warship launching missiles against radar targets after American vessels were fired on this week.
Democrats struggled to respond Sunday to damning revelations that Hillary Clinton wants "open borders" across the Western Hemisphere and that she repeatedly assured wealthy bankers in private speeches that her public statements on Wall Street reform were merely political posturing.
The Clinton campaign debated whether to come out against the Keystone XL pipeline in August 2015 as a way to turn attention away from her secret email server and the bad press she was generating, according to messages hacked from her campaign chairman's account and released Monday by WikiLeaks.
Now we know why Hillary Clinton has never released the transcripts of her speeches to bankers. If the excerpts published by WikiLeaks last week are any guide, the texts might have cost her the Democratic nomination to Bernie Sanders. Even these excerpts explain why a majority of Americans don't believe she's honest or trustworthy.
News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Emails obtained by the Republican National Committee find close contact with Hillary Clinton's nascent presidential campaign in early 2015 WASHINGTON-Newly disclosed emails show top Obama administration officials were in close contact with Hillary Clinton's nascent presidential campaign in early 2015 about the potential fallout from revelations that the former secretary of state used a private email server.
It's election season, which means Democrats are again pushing the line that voter fraud is a myth. Allow us to introduce them to the 19 dead registered voters in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Harrisonburg Registrar Debbie Logan late last week acknowledged that her office had fielded 19 fraudulent applications, submitted under the names of dead Virginians.
Tim Kaine repeatedly defended Hillary Clinton 's use of a private email server during Tuesday night's vice-presidential debate. "The FBI did an investigation," he said at one point, "and they concluded that there was no reasonable prosecutor who would take it further."
News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. The very least America can do is arm people who are willing to defend themselves. "Aleppo" is about to enter the expanding global dictionary of shame.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is still claiming that his 2015 internet takeover has encouraged innovation, investment and economic growth online. That's not what the evidence shows. The U.S. economy continues to create jobs, but there's a big exception.
Much of the city of Aleppo lies in ruins after days of airstrikes by Russian and Assad regime forces, and buried in the wreckage is whatever is left of the Obama Administration's Syria policy. If it's any consolation to the 275,000 souls trapped in the city, John Kerry has regrets.
The more we learn about the Justice Department's investigation of Hillary Clinton 's private email, the worse it looks. The latest revelation is that, along with granting immunity to two Clinton aides, Justice agreed to secret side deals that provided highly unusual protections from potential prosecution.
News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. The White House plots a Treasury raid without an appropriation. We keep reading that Donald Trump poses a unique threat to constitutional norms if he's elected.
News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. The U.S. stages an election robbery and nearly triggers a panic. How much money can the Obama Administration seize from banks before triggering a global financial panic? U.S.
There are no permanent victories in politics, but the U.S. Supreme Court came as close as we'll get Monday by rejecting the request by Wisconsin prosecutors to resurrect their abusive, secret campaign against Governor Scott Walker's political allies.
As President Obama's time in office winds down, the debate over the success of his economic policies has become more pronounced. This might seem difficult to objectively evaluate, given that every president inherits a unique economic situation. But there exists a fair way to judge the president: Compare the results of his policies with forecasts from his own administration.
We wrote Monday that many liberals believe that defeating Donald Trump justifies anything, and right on time comes the egregious Eric Schneiderman. The New York Attorney General delivered his own personal October surprise for Hillary Clinton by announcing a supposed scandal over Mr. Trump's charitable foundation.
Democrats have a three-stage strategy when they want to destroy an industry: Pick a politically vulnerable target, then pile on new regulatory costs, and finally demand that taxpayers bail out the victims of the destruction. We're now in phase three in President Obama's war on coal, with Democrats demanding that Congress save the United Mine Workers pension fund.
Retaking the Senate no longer seems like the cinch that Democrats imagined earlier this summer, and now they're responding with budget obstructionism that could end with a government shutdown. If they can't win on the merits, they can attempt to provoke a fake crisis.
News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. The White House needs more young people to subsidize the program, but its policies simply aren't affordable. ObamaCare won't work without young Americans like me, and the Obama administration knows it.
When voters in Missouri, South Dakota, Washington and Oregon go to the polls in November, they will vote on ballot measures that are cleverly marketed as legislation aimed at reducing "big money" and "outside influence" in local elections.
Hillary Clinton says she wants the votes of Republicans who are troubled by Donald Trump, but you wouldn't know it from her continued left turns on the economy. On Thursday she decided that her proposal to raise the death tax to 45% from 40% isn't enough and endorsed even higher levies that would apply to thousands of estates.
On Jan. 27, 2011, Clinton Foundation Chief Operating Officer Laura Graham sent an email to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's chief of staff Cheryl Mills, voicing concern about a rumor. Ms. Graham had heard that Foggy Bottom was thinking about revoking the U.S. visa of Haitian Prime Minister Jean Max Bellerive.
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals hears arguments Tuesday in a challenge to President Obama's use of unilateral federal and executive power to impose his climate agenda. The case is a watershed for the Constitution's separation of powers that will echo well beyond this Administration.
News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Proposals on income, investments and estates would mostly affect the top 1% The top-earning 1% of U.S. households-and especially the top 0.1%-have a lot to lose from Hillary Clinton's tax proposals.
Prop. 47, which kept petty criminals out of jail, stands as a warning about unintended consequences. Santa Ana, Calif. The vagrancy endemic to San Francisco seems to be spreading to the Golden State's suburbs. Blame it, at least in part, on Californians' well-intentioned efforts to reform the criminal-justice system by releasing low-level offenders from jail.
News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. America needs seriousness, sincerity, normality. How could he not have known that? We are unsettled. The big thing looms and so many are still groping toward a decision.