HotAir Daily Express 11/12/2012

CIA denies Broadwell claim of “secret prison” in Benghazi annex
11/12/2012 9:41:00 AM  Ed Morrissey
This seems like a pretty good reason to push the David Petraeus-Paula Broadwell affair from a boys-club peccadillo into a resignation-worthy event.  According to a transcript of a speech by Broadwell at the University of Denver the week before the

Video: From landslide to plea deal in five days?
11/12/2012 8:51:38 AM  Ed Morrissey
This might be some kind of record, even for Chicago.  Just five days after winning a landslide victory in his re-election bid to the House, Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has begun negotiations for a plea deal that will send him to the big house

FBI knew of Petraeus-Broadwell affair in the summer
11/12/2012 8:01:58 AM  Ed Morrissey
The timing of the resignation of David Petraeus looks more curious as the days go by.  Yesterday, Sen Dianne Feinstein said that the FBI should have notified the Congressional intelligence committees as soon as they knew that CIA Director David Petraeus

Quotes of the day
11/11/2012 8:01:11 PM  Allahpundit
The FBI and prosecutors in Florida and North Carolina began investigating the possibility of email hacking, because at least some of the emails sent by Ms. Broadwell to the other woman included contents of messages that appeared to come from Mr.

Another term for Reince Priebus?
11/11/2012 6:31:11 PM  Jazz Shaw
Under the rules of the party, the RNC Chair must stand for reelection every two years, and the time for Chairman Reince Priebus’s first term is drawing to a close. Will he run for a second? The early signs would seem to indicate he will.

Feinstein: Maybe the FBI should have told us about the Petraeus probe
11/11/2012 5:01:04 PM  Ed Morrissey
You think? As chair of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Diane Feinstein and her committee have to be informed of any event of significance involving intelligence from all federal agencies, as Chris Wallace points out during the interview.

Denmark seriously rethinking the world’s first “fat tax”
11/11/2012 3:31:01 PM  Erika Johnsen
Last year, Denmark levied the first-ever national “fat tax” on food products containing saturated fats in an effort to both exert some sway over what the goverment deemed were members of the Danish population’s unhealthy eating habits,

The coming California supermajority?
11/11/2012 2:01:13 PM  Erika Johnsen
Tuesday was a good night for Democrats everywhere, and particularly in California — long gone are the good ol’ days when the state went reliably red in the presidential race. The Golden State has finally succeeded in bucking a heap of

SCOTUS to take a fresh look at the VRA
11/11/2012 12:31:33 PM  Jazz Shaw
On Friday, which turned out to be a rather busy news day indeed, the Supreme Court announced that they have agreed to hear yet another high profile case which could determine the future of a key section of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. The case deals with

NFL Week 10 open thread
11/11/2012 11:01:27 AM  Ed Morrissey
Last week the Steelers proved themselves against a tough New York Giants team on the road, their second road win in a row, to move their record to 5-3.  They should have no trouble tomorrow against the hapless Kansas City Chiefs at home.  A year ago this