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Posted at 06:28 PM ET, 04/22/2014

The Insiders: The president’s cynical Keystone XL strategy

The White House’s latest Keystone XL pipeline delay isn’t gutless or dithering -- it’s a cynical strategy by President Obama to try and keep the Senate in 2014.

By Ed Rogers  |  06:28 PM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats, keystone xl pipeline, senator mary landrieu, The Insiders, tom steyer

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 03/31/2014

The Insiders: This is the governing party’s agenda? Really?

The Senate Democrats’ latest “agenda” shows just how exhausted the party is.

By Ed Rogers  |  04:10 PM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  agenda, Democrats, DPCC, election 2014, President Obama, rep steve scalise, RSC, senator schumer, The Insiders

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 01/17/2014

The Insiders: The politics of the president’s new NSA policies

Will some of the president’s key words and phrases on the NSA reforms be taken at face value, or will they be interpreted as “weasel words” that mean the surveillance on U.S. citizens will continue?

By Ed Rogers  |  02:15 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, edward snowden, national security, nsa, senator rand paul, surveillance, The Insiders

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 01/15/2014

The Insiders: The Democrats’ dilemma for 2014

Republicans should not be dissuaded from making Obamacare and the Obama economy central to the 2014 elections.

By Ed Rogers  |  04:04 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 elections, Barack Obama, Democrats, economy, Obamacare, Senator Kay Hagan, The Insiders

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 12/03/2013

The Insiders: Feinstein and Rogers say the U.S. is less safe. Why isn’t anyone listening?

Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Rep. Mike Rogers told us Sunday that the United States is less secure than it was just one or two years ago.

By Ed Rogers  |  11:04 AM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Foreign Policy, intelligence, national security, Representative Mike Rogers, Senator Dianne Feinstein, The Insiders

Posted at 09:05 PM ET, 10/14/2013

The Insiders: Mitch McConnell faces personal risk in saving the GOP

Senator McConnell is one of the key players currently at the negotiating table in Washington. But will his leadership put him at risk in his primary back home in Kentucky?

By Ed Rogers  |  09:05 PM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, debt ceiling, government shutdown, kentucky, primary, Republicans, Senate, senator mitch mcconnell, The Insiders

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 08/23/2013

The Insiders: The impeachment talk won't go away Obama won't let it

Impeachment seems far-fetched and it's definitely off-message for the GOP, but the idea is starting to sound less and less crazy.

By Ed Rogers  |  05:01 PM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, constitution, impeachment, senator tom coburn, The Insiders, White House

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 05/07/2013

The Insiders: Some whiskey-talk suggestions for Obama and McConnell

If they really did have a drink together, they might actually do some good.

By Ed Rogers  |  06:30 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  appropriations, Barack Obama, Confirmation hearings, Congress, senator mcconnell, The Insiders

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 04/23/2013

The Insiders: Democratic Senate retirements are a big deal

How will they act now that their time in Washington is winding down?

By Ed Rogers  |  04:47 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, Democrats, senator max baucus, The Insiders