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Sam Stein

Bush Veto Could Threaten Food Safety For Millions

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of a scathing report detailing the dangerously poor state of the Food and Drug Administration, one lawmaker is calling on President Bush t...

Jason Linkins

Fox Guest Drops Her Pepper-Spray 'Knowledge' On Hannity And Colmes

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In keeping with Fox traditions, a leading expert's opinion needed to be balanced by the opinion of someone who hadn't the faintest, ever-loving clue what they were talking about.

Max Follmer

In Wake Of Intelligence Report, Rivals Pounce On Clinton's Iran Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new assessment by the nation's intelligence community that says Iran halted its covert nuclear weapons program in 2003 provided fresh ammunition Tue...

Jason Linkins

New Intelligence Report Says Something, Maybe, About Iran Nukes That Nobody Can Really Agree On

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Naturally, we get a hastily delivered missive from national security adviser Stephen Hadley that basically asserts that the new N.I.E. only reflects the fact that the administration has been right all along.

Sam Stein

Homeland Security Dept. Plagued By Corruption, Mismanaged Billions

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Department of Homeland Security has wasted and mismanaged billions in taxpayer dollars and is plagued by internal criminal activity, a study relea...

Jason Linkins

Clinton Camp's Latest Attack Comes Straight From Romper Room

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Essays written in the kindergarten and the third grade, are being cited by the Clinton campaign as proof that Obama's bloodthirsty presidential ambitions began as a plot hatched between naptime and snack.

Jason Linkins

What If You Gave A Debate On NPR And Nobody Liveblogged It?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Did you miss it? That's too bad! Mike Gravel was there! Here's what happened.

Sam Stein

Obama Cashing In On Clinton Criticism

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Barack Obama is capitalizing on his political opponent's attacks by using them as a cash cow. In an email yesterday and today to his supporter...

Sam Stein

Motley Crew: Potential Bloomberg Backers Run The Gamut

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In May 2007, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg found himself in heartland, serving as the commencement speaker for the University of Oklahoma. The...

Jason Linkins

Perino Offers Comment On McClellan

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today at the off-camera briefing, White House Press Secretary Dana Perino said she has discussed Scott McClellan's forthcoming book with the president.

Jason Linkins

Geraldo: Impressed With Himself, Unconcerned With Everyone Else

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TVNewser today posts a pair of videos of Geraldo Rivera reporting from Iraq for Fox News, and, what can we say? We're impressed.

Sam Stein

HuffPost Interview: Rep. Chris Van Hollen

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-MD, is charged with one vital overarching task: to ensure tha...

Jason Linkins

Mark Halperin Finally Concedes The Battle To The Totally Obvious

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Halperin now "thinks" that making a one-to-one correlation between the superficial pageantry and well-constructed facades that define running for president, and actually being president, may be "wrong."

Sam Stein

Ex-NYC Mayor Koch: Giuliani Acted Improperly, Looks Like A Cover-Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani acted improperly and appeared to be covering something up when he charged the cost of his and his girl...

Jason Linkins

O'Reilly Reports On "Major Victory" In The Non-Existent 'War' On Christmas

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Have you heard about this "war" on Christmas? It seems to come earlier every year. In fact, the only thing that seems to come even earlier are the m...

Jason Linkins

Mitt Romney's Latter-Day Hypocrisy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mitt Romney is attracting some attention after the Christian Science Monitor reported on some bizarre comments he made regarding his position on Musli...

Sam Stein

Albright Defends Clinton On Foreign Policy (But Doesn't Use The F-Word)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Madeleine K. Albright is going to the mat on behalf of Sen. Hillary Clinton - whom she's endorsed - after Clinton's claims about foreign policy experi...

Jason Linkins

Regan On Regan: The Small Get Bigger

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Harper's Bazaar is making sense. If you've got to take on the task of nailing down the elusive quarry that is Judith Regan, the only person up to the...

Thomas B. Edsall

National Review Editor Acknowledges Reporter's Inaccuracies

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

National Review Online blogger W. Thomas Smith, Jr., adamantly defended his reporting from Lebanon, and his commitment to accuracy and truth, in the f...

Jason Linkins

'Trust Us, We're Experts!': McLaughlin, Clift, Boldly Assert That The World Will Be A Different Place Long After They Are Dead

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today, The McLaughlin Group earnestly took up the environment, which ended up precisely the sort of waste of a half-hour of one's life as you might im...

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
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Well, Good Morning, HuffPo readers and welcome to Sunday morning, the day where the babble of the teevee is offset, in part, by the babble of this liv...

Jason Linkins

WaPo: We Must Smear Obama In Order To Debunk Those Smears

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Why not title the article, "Foes' Rumors About Obama's Muslim Ties Are Utterly Baseless and Wrong?"

Jason Linkins

Iraq War Pessimism: Not Just For Democrats!

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Oh noes! Look at who's trying to "pull the rug" out from under the Iraq war effort now! Republican Senators like Lindsay Graham and Saxby Chambliss, that's who!

Katharine Zaleski

Trent Lott's Likely Replacement Featured In Borat

HuffingtonPost.com | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Trent Lott's resignation announcement Monday may have woken many on Capitol Hill out of their tryptophan stupors, but speculation over his replac...

Sam Stein

Thompson Now At Fourth In National Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The political vital signs do not look good for former Sen. Fred Thompson. Down to single digits in recent New Hampshire primary polls, the ex-Law and ...