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2012 Iowa Caucuses

WATCH: Ed Schultz Slams Critics

Posted 01.05.2012 | Media

Ed Schultz posted a heated YouTube video on his MSNBC show's blog Wednesday night, to respond to viewers who have criticized his analysis of GOP candi...

CNN's Major Website Fail

Posted 01.04.2012 | Media

CNN's website experienced a major fail Tuesday night, as the network covered the 2012 Iowa caucuses. A still image from a video of Sarah Palin was...

Maddow's Huge Diss Of Bachmann

Posted 01.04.2012 | Media

Rachel Maddow anchored MSNBC's live coverage of the 2012 Iowa Caucuses Tuesday night, and had some abrupt analysis after GOP candidate Michele Bachman...

CNN's Epic Live Phone Call Interview

Posted 01.04.2012 | Media

Two new stars grew out of CNN's coverage of the 2012 Iowa caucuses. CNN's Wolf Blitzer and John King interviewed Edith Pfeffer, the chairwoman of C...

Anderson Cooper, CNN Team Become Delirious

Posted 01.04.2012 | Media

So this is what happens when cable news anchors are on air for hours longer than they originally expected. Results from the Iowa caucuses lasted t...

MSNBC Pundits Deliberate Over Ron Paul's Appeal

Posted 01.03.2012 | Media

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow asked her panel of pundits to weigh in on Ron Paul's appeal to voters on Tuesday night, during the network's live coverage of th...

Keith Olbermann, Piers Morgan Feud Over Twitter

Posted 01.03.2012 | Media

Keith Olbermann and Piers Morgan are in the midst of a Twitter feud. Just before 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening, Olbermann tweeted that his Current T...

Cable News Networks' Live Coverage Of Iowa Caucuses

Posted 01.03.2012 | Media

Cable news networks have devoted a considerable amount of time and resources to coverage of the 2012 Iowa caucuses. The networks will each air a 3-hou...

Keith Olbermann, Current TV Weigh In On 'Countdown' Anchor's Absence From Iowa Caucuses Coverage

Posted 03.04.2012 | Media

Update (11:36p): Keith Olbermann reportedly declined Current TV's offer to anchor or participate in the network's results coverage of the 2012 Iowa c...

NBC Responds To Criticism About MSNBC Host's Report

Posted 01.03.2012 | Media

NBC News responded to criticism against a statement MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell made on Monday, during a report about the Iowa caucuses. Mitchell's report...

Jason Linkins

The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For December 30, 2011 | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

This is our last Speculatron Slideshow of the calendar year, everyone. When we next have the opportunity to relate all of the week's campaign highligh...

Jon Ward

Romney Campaign Mailer Hits Gingrich: 'Old Dog, Newt Tricks' | Jon Ward | Posted 12.30.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Mitt Romney has so far left the bare-knuckle TV attack ads to the super PAC supporting his candidacy, as his campaign has kept its...

Jon Ward

Romney: 'I Pray Every Day' | Jon Ward | Posted 12.30.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Mitt Romney rarely talks about his faith in detail, but if he becomes the GOP presidential nominee, he will be the first Mormon to...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Plans More Iowa Events Ahead Of Caucus | Jon Ward | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

MASON CITY, Iowa -- It's official. Mitt Romney is all in in Iowa. The Romney campaign announced the former Massachusetts governor's schedule throug...

Gingrich Gets Profanity Thrown In His Face

Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich got a piece of one voter's mind Tuesday at a grocery store campaign stop in Iowa. "You know something?" T...

The Role Of Megachurches In Iowa

Urbandale Patch | Ann Carothers-Kay | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics

With no clear Republican presidential favorite among Iowa’s conservative Christians, candidates are running out of time and opportunities to win tha...

Iowa Special Election Could Stall Progressive Advances

Iowa City Patch | B.A. Morelli | Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics

Depending on the outcome of an unexpected election scheduled for Nov. 8, gay marriage in Iowa could be at risk. Unions are under threat, too. Nucl...

Republican Debates Cancelled; Candidates to Wrestle Bears Instead

Spencer Green | Posted 11.12.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

In tonight's debate, televised live on CNN and Animal Planet, the eight Republican candidates will choose between Greco-Roman and freestyle human-bear wrestling.