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Jason Linkins

Preferential Treatment: Gregory Stows Claws In Favor Of Kid Gloves On Edwards

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So, numbing inanity is okay when it comes from the candidate whose "comeback" has been woven into the official media storyline!

Max Follmer

Obama Campaign Preparing Push In California

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Barack Obama campaign is getting ready to sharply crank up its already sizeable California operations even before voting takes place in the four ...

Jason Linkins

Bush To Be Uncomfortably Reminded Of Afghanistan

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush often talks about how he "listens to the Generals." At least when they're telling him what he wants to hear. And when they don't have...

Jason Linkins

No Clarity On Torture: The Company We Keep

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Naturally, it's pure clowning for Dana Perino to stand before the press, as she did earlier today, and pretend that somehow, our enemies are not aware...

Thomas B. Edsall

As Iowa Nears, Clinton Allies Quietly Raise Obama's Cocaine Use

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
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On Monday morning, Hillary Clinton's campaign included a cryptic, somewhat ominous, note in an email to journalists and supporters: Something to Chew...

Jason Linkins

David Gregory Does Battle With Talking-Point Dispensing Robot

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Earlier this morning, the Hillary Clinton campaign decided that they'd save a little money and use today's morning news shows to mount a lengthy campa...

Sam Stein

Is McCain Back? GOP Insiders Say He Was Never Gone

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain, R-AZ, won the endorsements of both the Boston Globe and the Des Moines Register on Sunday morning; two key newspapers affecting two ...

Jason Linkins

The Gift That Keeps On Giving: Things Are Getting Taxing

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Bush administration has historically pimped the notion that revenue increases can only be brought about by tax cuts as an ironclad article of fait...

Thomas B. Edsall

HuffPost Forum: Should The Dems Love White Guys, Or Dump Them?

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

One of the longer-running and more contentious strategic debates among Democrats and liberals involves the importance of white men -- especially white...

Will Thomas

Ex-President Bush Fires Back: I Never Agreed To Be Clinton Envoy

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

George H. W. Bush has responded to Bill Clinton's claim that under President Hillary, the two ex-presidents would travel the world restoring America's...

Sam Stein

Falwell's Hero: How Huckabee Has Championed The Christian Right

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Before, during, and even following his time as governor of Arkansas, Mike Huckabee enjoyed the strong support of the controversial Christian conservat...

Jason Linkins

BeckWatch: The Old College Try

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CNN's Glenn Beck returned to one of his hoary stomping grounds yesterday, the scary world of academia. Beck took up the case of a student group at th...

Jason Linkins

Obama Questionaire Exposes Publication's Bias

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The whole piece is just relentlessly dumb. There are pages and pages to this questionnaire, and the piece only mentions four of the questions, over and over.

Jason Linkins

As Torture Scandal Looms, C.I.A. Wonders, "Pardon Me?"

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As early as yesterday, White House Press Secretary Dana Perino was taking an official hard line on the issue of presidential pardons: "I have to give ...

Sam Stein

What Ron Paul Will Do With His Cash Haul

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Congressman Ron Paul's presidential campaign has been defined by exceeded expectations. During debates, the Texas Republican has separated himself fro...

Thomas B. Edsall

Softening Hillary's Image Takes Precedence Over Campaign Shakeup

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

With the January 3 Iowa caucuses fast approaching, Hillary Clinton is now being forced to publicly disguise hardball opposition research and other bar...

Sam Stein

Giuliani's Grand Campaign Plan Now Has Major Hole

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There could be a major hole in Rudy Giuliani's campaign plans. The former New York City mayor had all but written off the early primaries in favor of ...

Thomas B. Edsall

Clinton Co-Chair Attacks Obama Over Past Drug Use

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
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Just a day after Hillary Clinton's communication director declared that the campaign would not raise the issue of Barack Obama's acknowledged cocaine ...

Thomas B. Edsall and Sam Stein

Protecting Hillary: Bill Clinton Severs Business Ties With Billionaire Buddy Burkle

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

Bill Clinton has severed business ties with Los Angeles billionaire Ron Burkle, fearful that their deals could erupt into bad publicity damaging his w...

Will Thomas

Huckabee's Christmas Ad, Ron Paul Fires Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mike Huckabee is bringing his Christmas cheer, and his Baptist minister roots, to Iowans this election season. His recent ad, "What Really Matters," ...

Will Thomas

The Ghost Of Gonzales: Justice Dept Still Backs Controversial Voter ID Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Though Alberto Gonzales is gone, the Justice Department is still backing controversial voter identification laws that many believe are specifically de...

Sam Stein

Kerrey Says Obama Attended A Secular Madrasa

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former senator Bob Kerrey, who recently endorsed Sen. Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, said during a television appearance on Monday that her ...

Jason Linkins

The Gift That Keeps On Giving: In Which We Pretend That Widely Known Facts Aren't Widely Known

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the more inane ideas that has been put forth since the beginning of the Iraq War is that our enemy sits with their eyes glued to the television...

Sam Stein

Clinton Contradicts Her Own Campaign On Shaheen Resignation

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just when you thought there were no more wrinkles in the Clinton and Obama campaign's tit-for-tat on the issue of youthful indiscretions... On Monday...

Sam Stein

Romney Tells Huckabee: Apologize To Bush

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During an appearance on Meet the Press today, Mitt Romney took another swipe at his chief primary opponent, Mike Huckabee, calling on him to apologize...