The Army is denying that a final determination has been made in Bergdahl's case, but NBC is sticking with its story. After five years in Taliban captivity, there seems to be little reason to punish Bergdahl more severely.
While it may turn out that there is an innocent explanation for all of this, this is yet another example of security vulnerabilities at what is supposed to be the most secure building in the world.
Hillary Clinton is reportedly now 100 percent sure to run, and will announce in early April. She has effectively cleared the Democratic field – a plus, compared with the crowded GOP race, but there could be a downside for her.
Reported plan to end filibusters for Supreme Court nominees reflects confidence that Republicans will still be the majority party in the Senate after 2016. That confidence may be just a bit optimistic.
The Senate has voted on more amendments in the last week than all of 2014. A week-long debate over amendments to an important bill is a positive step. But the process is fragile and trust between the parties is not high.
Sarah Palin hinted to ABC that she might be up for another run, saying, ‘America has had enough of seeing that – sign on the Oval Office door saying, No Girls Allowed.’
But even a double-digit lead, this early in the campaign cycle, is not decisive. Should she run, the grind of the campaign will drag down some of these high numbers that Clinton is enjoying at the moment.
The field of Republican presidential hopefuls is already crowded, but Marco Rubio may be able to distinguish himself as a fresh face among legacy front-runners.
Speaker Boehner denies that his invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to address the House is a 'poke in the eye' to the president, but there is an implicit message: If you stretch your authority, we’ll stretch ours.
Some GOP officials have speculated Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney might be getting together to hash out a way to avoid going head-to-head in the presidential primary.