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Sam Stein

How Anti-Clinton Zealots Pushed Huckabee To Let A Rapist Free

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the months, weeks, and even days prior to the parole board hearing for Wayne Dumond, then-Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee faced tremendous pressure to ...

Jason Linkins

Radar Digs Up Corpse Of Joe Klein, Kills It Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Whatever part of Klein that remained untrammeled by the Dresden-like firestorm of last week has been filleted anew by Radar today.

Max Follmer

As Congress Caves On Iraq War Funding, '08 Dems Go Silent

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Days after congressional Democrats signaled their intention to reverse course and provide President Bush with tens of billions in new Iraq war spendin...

Nico Pitney

Huckabee Won't "Recant" His Call For AIDS Quarantine

HuffingtonPost.com | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This morning on Fox News Sunday, former governor Mike Huckabee acknowledged that he previously advocated quarantining AIDS patients, but said he would...

Jason Linkins

The Gift That Keeps On Giving: What Didn't President Bush Know And When Didn't He Not Know It?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House Press Secretary has been away from the press room for a few days - probably detoxing - but now that she's back, she might want to find a q...

Thomas B. Edsall

Poll: GOP Driving Hispanics Away With Anti-Immigration Push

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

The Republicans' hard-line stance on illegal immigration has reversed the GOP's recent gains among Hispanic-American voters, whose loyalty to the Demo...

Jason Linkins

In Case You Hadn't Noticed, Dennis Kucinich Has An Awesome Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Their relationship is so filled with wacky cosmic coincidences that it makes you wonder if maybe Kucinich isn't totally attuned to the mysteries of the known universe after all.

Jason Linkins

The Gift That Keeps On Giving: Some Concern, Concerning Concern

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you spend any time watching Dana Perino respond to reporters on the matters that matter to the nation, you begin to wonder to oneself: "My God, is ...

Jason Linkins

Lawrence O'Donnell Loses His Ever-Loving Mind on McLaughlin

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A sane, if highly flawed, discussion of Mitt Romney's "Faith In America" speech on the McLaughlin Group was cold-cocked into the realm of crazy-faced ...

Jason Linkins

Ron Paul Blimp To Become Reality

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Ron Paul campaign is still looking formidable in the early primary states - our Off The Bus crew are impressed with his Iowa operation, and George...

Jason Linkins

BeckWatch: Mitt-Smitten, Comes A Kitten

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

What is it that brings out Beck's kid gloves? In a word, vulnerability. When Beck needs to sit in and play a part in the shilling of his book, he's all tender and complimentary.

Murray Waas

Former Aide Contradicts Huckabee Defense Of Rapist's Release

HuffingtonPost.com | Murray Waas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Directly contradicting Mike Huckabee's claims, his former senior aide tells the Huffington Post that, as governor of Arkansas, Huckabee indeed told th...

Sam Stein

Early Firm Work Ties Giuliani To Saddam, Noriega

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Appearing Sunday on Meet the Press, Rudy Giuliani laughed his way through a series of questions about his business connections to shady figures. Why ...

Fox News Sunday Host Calls Out Obama, Edwards For Not Appearing

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This morning on Fox News Sunday, host Chris Wallace called out presidential candidates Sen. Barack Obama and former senator John Edwards for not appea...

Sam Stein

Clinton Using Craigslist To Recruit Supporters

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign is taking to the Internet and offering up cash to recruit supporters. In a post on Craigslist on Friday at 12...

Jason Linkins

LiveBlogging The Romney Speech

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This morning, Mitt Romney gave a brief speech on faith in America. I attempted to liveblog it. A heaping bowl of mixed success is thus served.

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...

Jason Linkins

Parsing 'Surge' Commentary, Schieffer Gets To The Heart Of The Matter

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The assessments from Murtha and Webb stand in contrast to the rhetoric of those who widely regard the "surge" as a completed mission and proof of concept for the entire war in the first place.

Murray Waas

Documents Expose Huckabee's Role In Serial Rapist's Release

HuffingtonPost.com | Murray Waas | Posted 01.23.2013 | Politics

Little Rock, Ark -- As governor of Arkansas, Mike Huckabee aggressively pushed for the early release of a convicted rapist despite being warned by num...

Jason Linkins

BeckWatch: In Which The Radio Host Becomes Like Every Other Fawning Media Nimrod

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's sad to see Beck, who insists he's "strongly challenged" the President, preside over the collapse of his independent-minded worldview in a fugue of dumb fawning.