Tim Scott is the first black senator to win election in the South since Reconstruction

Ryu Spaeth The Week 11/4/2014

South Carolina’s two Republican senators, Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, easily won their races, making Scott the first African American to win a Senate election in the South since Reconstruction, as The Weekly Standard notes. Scott was appointed to the seat in 2013 by Gov. Nikki Haley, after then-Sen. Jim […]

‘Hillary Clinton Took Me Through Hell,’ Rape Victim Says

The woman at the center of the scandal over Hillary Clinton’s defense of an alleged child rapist speaks out in depth for the first time.

Josh Rogin The Daily Beast 6/20/2014

Hillary Clinton is known as a champion of women and girls, but one woman who says she was raped as a 12-year-old in Arkansas […]

The Hillary Tapes

Clinton tells of defense of child rapist in newly unearthed recordings

Alana Goodman The Washington Free Beacon 6/15/2014

Newly discovered audio recordings of Hillary Clinton from the early 1980s include the former first lady’s frank and detailed assessment of the most significant criminal case of her legal career: defending a man accused of raping a […]

School’s ‘psycho-social checklist’ asks if first-graders have sexual identity issues

Kyle Olson EAGnews.org 3/24/2014

BATON ROUGE, La. – A Louisiana mother isn’t happy about a number of probing questions her school district asks about her child in a “Psycho-Social Checklist” sent home to parents last week.

“The following is a checklist of psycho-social stressors that may impact a student’s academic and social functioning,” the Central […]

The Hillary Papers

“HC says press has big egos and no brains. That [the White House is] just going to have to work them better; that her staff has figured it out and would be glad to teach [Bill’s] staff.”

 

Archive of ‘closest friend’ paints portrait of ruthless First Lady

Alana Goodman The Washington Free […]

Unease at Clinton Foundation Over Finances and Ambitions

Nicholas Confessore and Amy Chozick The New York Times 8/13/2013

Soon after the 10th anniversary of the foundation bearing his name, Bill Clinton met with a small group of aides and two lawyers from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett. Two weeks of interviews with Clinton Foundation executives and former employees had led the lawyers to some […]