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Sam Stein

As McCain Rises, Democrats Grow Concerned

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With Sen. John McCain aiming for victory in today's Michigan primary, concern is rising within Democratic circles that the Arizona Republican may in f...

Jason Linkins

New Hampshire Polls: What The Press Missed

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By failing to note the large number of late undecided voters, the press had a critical effect on the dynamics of the Democratic race.

Jason Linkins

DeLay, Reed, Passed Off As 'Political Analysts' By Cable News

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the clearest sign yet that the shifting standards of the press have tilted so violently to the inane that just about any hack, criminal, or fool is allowed to offer their "insight" into the electoral process, your NH Primary coverage included analysis from people like Tom DeLay and Ralph Reed.

Jason Linkins

Cry, Havoc: Your Essential Post-New Hampshire Memes

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So, all coronations have been deferred. The story today is of two riveting political comebacks from John McCain and Hillary Clinton. From the standp...

Thomas B. Edsall

As New Hampshire Dust Settles, New Clinton, Obama Strategies Emerge

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The strategic goal behind Hillary Clinton's announcement today of an aggressive $70 billion economic stimulus package is to shift the debate onto favo...

Jason Linkins

Campaign AdWatch: Florida Firewalling

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For a long time, Rudy Giuliani pooh-poohed the idea that his decision to sit back in Florida and wait for the more established candidates to come to c...

Max Follmer

Obama Wins Key Support Of Nevada's Largest Union

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fresh from a second-place showing in the New Hampshire primary, Barack Obama won a key endorsement in Nevada Wednesday from the state's influential Cu...

Sam Stein

New Hampshire Polling Fiasco Not Unique In History

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So the polling industry, and the reporters who religiously follow it, got their predictions wrong. What was expected to be an easy victory for Sen. Ba...

Jason Linkins

Super Tuesday's Calendar Coincidence

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hey, campaign managers! Hope you've been checking your calendar, because you should know, Super Tuesday is going to fall on the same day as Mardi Gra...

Sam Stein

Obama Faithful Shocked In NH, But Still Loyal

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A sense of shock and disappointment pervaded Sen. Barack Obama's campaign on Tuesday night, as an expected easy victory in New Hampshire turned into a...

Sam Stein

Clinton Biographer Tries To Answer: How Did Hillary Win NH?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton's upset victory in New Hampshire this week starkly underscores the unique and long-standing political union she has built with her hus...

Jason Linkins

Bomb Threat Forces Cancellation of Giuliani Event

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A bomb threat forced Rudy Giuliani, campaigning in Melbourne, Florida, to cancel an event today at some defense contractor with whom he's probably got...

Jason Linkins

Annals Of Presidential Oratory: Romney 'Concession' Speech Edition

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There was a moment last night, watching Mitt Romney deliver his "Yes! We're never going to win a major state primary ever!" speech where I thought som...

Sam Stein

Obama Camp's Memo on Clintons' Politicizing Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign has prepared a detailed memo listing various instances in which it perceived Sen. Hillary Clinton's campaign...

Sam Stein

After Kerry Endorses, Political World Waits For Kennedy

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With one Massachusetts senator throwing his weight into the Democratic presidential race today, anticipation now mounts for the other to follow suit. ...

Jason Linkins

The Capacity Of Hype: Obama's Road Ahead

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

What you're not likely to hear much chatter about, however, is the concern that I believe to be the key one: what if Iowa is the outlier?

Thomas B. Edsall

Proposed Anti-Obama 527 Stirring Controversy

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The leaders of Emily's List, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), ...

Sam Stein

Larry David Tries His Hand At Campaigning At Obama HQ

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Inside Barack Obama's Manchester campaign headquarters on Election Day, the mood was energetic, light and at times filled with laughter. It wasn't a...

Sam Stein

Obama, Clinton Offer Closing Arguments In New Hampshire

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic frontrunners Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton made their final pitches for support on the eve of America's first official primary vot...

Sam Stein

Campaign Thorns: Obama's NH Lobbyist Vs. Clinton's Lead Paint Spokeswoman

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During Saturday night's Democratic debate at Saint Anslem's College in Manchester, New Hampshire, Sen. Barack Obama was criticized by his rival Sen. H...

Thomas B. Edsall and Sam Stein

In Final NH Debate, GOP Candidates Try To Play Nice -- But Don't

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas B. Edsall and Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Manchester, N.H. -- Mitt Romney, desperate to pull out of a campaign nosedive, lashed out at his major competitors at a GOP debate Sunday, on issues r...

Jason Linkins

McCain Offers A Few Minutes Of Thin Rationale To Back Up His Call For A Century Of War

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Think we've made too much about McCain's nutlog plan for a century of war in Iraq? Well, he seems to think that our if, ands, and buts are really just a century of candy and nuts!

Jason Linkins

In Which We Offer Assistance In 'Message Discipline'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton has picked up the endorsement of Robert Farmer, former DNC treasurer and U.S. consul general to Bermuda, who provided his support in a...

Jason Linkins

Clinton Readies America For January 2009 Terror Attack

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On the stump today, presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton borrowed a page from the Rudy Giuliani playbook by intimating that within hours of her inaugu...

Jason Linkins

The Media And The Military: A Tale Of Modern Love

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In New York Times we learn that the press and the Pentagon are back in love with one another. Such good news!