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2010 Campaign

Sam Stein

How Santorum Destroyed His Chance To Win | Sam Stein | Posted 03.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ryan Miner remembers watching a fat piece of sausage splatter with a thud against a picture of Sen. Rick Santorum adorning the side of t...

Sam Stein

Newt Gingrich Spams Doctors: Give Me $5000 And I'll Give You A 'Prestigious' Award | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Physicians across the country were greeted these past few weeks with a mysterious fax purporting to be from former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Th...

Schooling Carl Paladino: My College Years With the Notorious GOP Nominee in New York

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Greg Mitchell

It was good to see Bob Herbert devote his NYT column yesterday to Paladino, reminding readers about the outrageous racist and sexist pictures and jokes he forwarded to many. The piece also reminded me that we went to college together.

Jason Linkins

Dan Maes, Colorado Gubernatorial Candidate, Lashes Out At Tom Tancredo | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Over in Colorado, the GOP candidate in the gubernatorial race, Dan Maes, is liked by almost nobody. Officials from his own party hate him so much tha...

Jason Linkins

Murkowski Write-In Campaign Off To A Dubious Start | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) has decided to keep her thin re-election hopes alive by mounting a write-in campaign for her Senate seat.

Jason Linkins

Vincent Gray Ousts Incumbent Adrian Fenty In DC Mayoral Contest | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: 2:47am: Minutes after this was published, the call came in: Adrian Fenty has conceded the race to Vincent Gray. --------------- DC voters ha...

Bill Ritter Donor Refund Requests Due Today

Grand Junction Sentinel | Charles Ashby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Coloradans who donated to Gov. Bill Ritter's now-defunct re-election campaign have until today to request a refund. Those who don't will see their ...

Jason Linkins

Washington Examiner: 'Obama Disses White Guys' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The oft-rumored "Whitey tape" has surfaced in the form of a video of Pres. Obama attempting to get some vital portions of the coalition that put him in office in 2008 to maybe get interested in voting again in 2010.

Big Daddy's Rules for the 2010 Campaign Trail

Burns Strider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Burns Strider

My father was known as Big Daddy by nearly everyone in Mississippi. He taught a progressive brand of politics that was about doing and not talking. I realize sometimes how universal his lessons and brand of politics were.

John McCain's Predicament

Mark Greenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Greenbaum

Last week, John McCain was compelled to appear with Sarah Palin in an effort to bolster his primary campaign. Her presence may have helped solidify McCain's conservative bona fides, but it also illustrated McCain's surprisingly shaky standing.

'The Inspired Life': Todd Selby Sheds Light on Cole Haan Spring 2010

Mihal Freinquel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mihal Freinquel

Last night, on a fine evening in NYC I had the pleasure of attending an event highlighting the new Cole Haan campaign entitled, "The Inspired Life."

2008 Was the Most Important Election Ever, Except for 2010

Eli Dansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Eli Dansky

In 2008, Yes We Can became Yes We Did. Already it seems the political narrative has had its memory wiped clean. 2008? That was that year between 2007 and 2009.

Joe Walsh of the Eagles Hits Joe Walsh, Tea Party Candidate, Over Use of Song

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Greg Mitchell

Amid the rocky news of the past week, it was fun to read today about the hysterical uproar over an Illinois tea party candidate for Congress using the famous "Lead the Way" song by Joe Walsh (Eagles, James Gang, etc.) in his campaign.