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See how Syria's Internet disappeared

November 30, 2012 FROM NEXTGOV arrow It's been almost a full day now and the nation of Syria remains completely cut off from the rest of the Internet (and by extension, the outside world.) Internet analysts who watched the collapse in real-time think they've figured out how it was done. The Syrian government claims that "terrorists"—their...

Obama's Syria plan just got a little less mysterious

November 29, 2012 According to a report in The New York Times, the White House is "considering several alternatives" to intervention in the Syrian civil war, but remains leery about the backlash of sparking a wider conflict—even as time runs down on how or whether to step in. Among the options being considered...

House Republicans pick only white men to be committee chairmen

November 28, 2012 Yesterday, the House of Representatives picked the leaders of 19 committees for the upcoming 113th Congress yesterday and every one of them is a white male. As the majority party, the Republican caucus gets to pick who holds each chairmanship in their House and every vote in this week's closed...

David Petraeus secretly testifies to Congress about Benghazi

November 16, 2012 Former CIA director David Petraeus snuck into the sub-basement of the Capitol building today to testify in front of two closed-door Congressional hearings about what he and his agency knew about the Benghazi embassy attacks. The media was not allowed to see Petraeus enter and the hearings are mostly classified,...

John Kerry's name being floated for Defense post, not State

November 13, 2012 Though he was an early frontrunner to replace Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, a new report says that Senator John Kerry could be tapped to run the Defense Department instead. The Washington Post reports that President Obama is "considering" asking Kerry to take the post currently occupied by Leon...

Romney's get out the vote plan was a complete disaster

November 9, 2012 FROM NEXTGOV arrow As Republicans continue to deconstruct the failure of the Romney campaign, volunteers have revealed that there were serious problems with the candidate's whiz-bang tech solution for getting people to the polls. Prior to election Day, Mitt Romney's team was already bragging about Project Orca, a web app that would connect...

Syrian rebel leader is pulling for Romney

November 6, 2012 Although they don't get a vote, there have been a lot of questions about who the rest of the world would like like to see leading the United States for the next four years, and now least one faction of the Syria civil war has made their opinion known. According...

Joe Biden already dropping hints about 2016

November 6, 2012 Joe Biden got up early to cast his vote in Greenville, Delaware, this morning and not only has he not stopped running for office, he may have already started on his next campaign. Even though electioneering is not allowed in polling places, Biden couldn't stop being Joe Biden, playfully flirting...

Republicans blame Sandy for killing Romney's momentum

November 5, 2012 The election is still a day away, but the political pundits who might be on the losing side of the vote are already preparing their excuses for what went wrong. The early line coming from some Republicans is that Hurricane Sandy really put the brakes on Mitt Romney's campaign, just...

Obama and Romney Offer Dueling Closing Arguments in Op-Eds

November 2, 2012 Subscribe: > Newsletter > Facebook > LinkedIn Read Barack Obama's Op-Ed | Read Mitt Romney's Op-Ed On the last Friday before the election, CNN is giving both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney a chance to spell out their "vision for America." The two presidential candidates were each givens a spot...

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