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Sam Stein

Did Hillary Clinton Really Support NAFTA? Aides, Biographers Say No

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the 2008 campaign shifts to economically hard-hit states like Ohio, so too do the topics of political debate. This week, Sen. Barack Obama's campai...

Sam Stein

Mark Penn Tied To Controversial Nuclear Firm

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Even as Sen. Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign was blasting Sen. Barack Obama for his ties to the Exelon Corporation, the firm of Mark Penn, Cli...

Nico Pitney

House In Chaos After Republicans Force Vote During Lantos Memorial

HuffingtonPost.com | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"During what was supposed to be a somber memorial service in Statuary Hall for Rep. Tom Lantos, who died Monday, the House chamber became mired in cha...

Sam Stein

NBA Great Dumars Backs Obama, Afraid Of Super-Delegates

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

First there was Magic. Then there was Kareem. Now Joe Dumars, the preeminent defensive force in the NBA during the league's 1980's heyday, is weighing...

Jason Linkins

Valentine's Day Hits The Campaign Trail

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today is Valentine's Day, and out on the campaign trail, the war of woo is being aggressively waged. This afternoon, Mitt Romney will endorse John Mc...

Max Follmer

Everything You've Ever Wanted To Know About Delegates And Superdelegates

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here's everything you always wanted to ask but never dared to about the Democratic delegates and superdelegates. Who are the Democratic delegates and...

Jason Linkins

Courant Treats Student Who Bested Rove In Debate Dismissively

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Bush adviser Karl Rove spent part of his day yesterday addressing the student body of Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Connecticut. And th...

Max Follmer

Price Tag Precludes Re-Vote In Michigan And Florida

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The controversial Florida and Michigan Democratic primaries will most likely not be rescheduled, as some activists have recently demanded, according ...

Nico Pitney

Bush: Obama Would "Attack Pakistan And Embrace Ahmadinejad"

HuffingtonPost.com | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Appearing today on Fox News Sunday, President Bush laid into Sen. Barack Obama, claiming he would "attack Pakistan" and "embrace" Iran's president Mah...

Jason Linkins

BeckWatch: Membership Has Its Privileges, And They're Kind Of Disgusting

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

What a day to be a privileged "insider" of the Glenn Beck show!

Sam Stein

Bloomberg Camp Still Prepping For White House Bid

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With John McCain's ascendancy as the Republican frontrunner, and the Democratic primary appearing far from resolved, political observers say New York ...

John McCain Goes After Barack Obama

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE III:The New York Times discusses the contentious relationship between McCain and Obama that began two years ago during discussions of ethics re...

Sam Stein

Clinton's Turf Invaded: Obama Wins Women, Working Class, White Males

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Virginia Democratic primary was supposed to be Sen. Hillary Clinton's best hope for the so-called Potomac Primaries. But a look at exit polls foll...

Sam Stein

McCain Received $100,000 From Firm Of Abramoff Notoriety

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On the stump, Sen. John McCain has touted his work tackling the excesses of the lobbying industry to bolster his reputation as a "maverick" reformer. ...

Jason Linkins

On The Inconsistency Of Opprobrium

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Of all the members of the media to find themselves at the center of attention, it's a little hard to believe that MSNBC's David Shuster has become the...

Sam Stein

Bolton As McCain's Secretary Of State?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Would embattled former UN ambassador John Bolton have a place in John McCain's presidential cabinet? The idea was brewing beneath the veneer of Bolto...

Jason Linkins

Texas Primary Primer

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Over the course of the primary season, America has gotten up close and personal with the way Americans vote. It's ranged from the simple to the arcan...

Sam Stein

Some Serious Warning Signs For John McCain

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There were some distressing numbers for John McCain in the Virginia primary on Tuesday night, and not just the length of time it took for the networks...

Jason Linkins

Max Boot: McCain Will Scare The Bejeezus Out Of Our Enemies

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the concerns that many observers have had over the prospect of a McCain presidency has been the Senator's reputation for being temperamental. ...

Sam Stein

Intelligence Crisis In Iraq Seen First Hand

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More than five years into the war, the United States mission in Iraq has become a case study of policy blunders, political misunderstandings, and wast...

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Good morning, faithful readers. It's once again Sunday Morning in America, and the networks are pimping out their best talking heads. I'm pimping ou...

Sam Stein

DeLay Not Impressed By McCain, At All

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain's speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday was designed to shore up conservative voters, his most vulnerabl...

Jason Linkins

Campaign AdWatch: The Audacity Of Calendars

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Americans are just crazy about voting. And they don't seem to care about all the fancy election "rules" that govern where and when the votes happen. ...

Jason Linkins

Chris Matthews To Fill In For Snow At Tonight's Press Club Dinner

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There's been a last-minute change announced for tonight's Washington Press Club Foundation Dinner. Tony Snow, who was originally scheduled to serve a...

Jason Linkins

Fox Reports On Potomac Primary Post-Apocalyptic Traffic Conditions

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Super Tuesday's voters may have been super, but the most heroic American voters were apparently the DC-Metropolitan area residents who participated in...