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Sam Stein

Obama Stands By Support For Spitzer Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama, D-Il, is standing by his support for granting driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants, even after Gov. Eliot Spitzer, D-NY, ab...

Michael Roston

Blackwater's California Wildfire Relief Efforts Backfire With Local Residents

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Roston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While hundreds of thousands of citizens were fleeing Southern California's wildfires in October, Blackwater USA was charging back in. While the fire...

Jason Linkins

Our Favorite Explanation For Giuliani's Popularity So Far

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Wall Street Journal's Gerald F. Seib takes in the latest polling data and finds that Rudy Giuliani is having great success connecting with voters ...

Max Follmer

Feinstein Faces Dem Censure After Backing Mukasey

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One day after voting to elevate a divisive conservative judge to the federal appeals court in New Orleans, California Sen. Dianne Feinstein was the pr...

Sam Stein

Opium Production Now More Than Half Afghanistan's GDP

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As America's focus in the Middle East shifts towards emerging crises in Iran and Pakistan, the economy of Afghanistan — the U.S.'s initial forei...

Jason Linkins

BeckWatch: Gag Reel

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CNN's own Glenn Beck believes that he's got some point to make about the way Hollywood delves into the political. According to "USA Today," 26 movi...

Michael Roston

Some Dems Vocal About Aversion To Confronting Bush On Iraq Funding

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Roston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It is already conventional wisdom that the "bridge fund" for the Iraq war passed Wednesday night in the House will be stopped by Republicans in the Se...

Jason Linkins

"War And The Fourth Estate" Panel Yields Stark Contrast

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Despite having enjoyed unprecedented access to the Bush administration's Iraq war machine -- access that has yielded three books on the topic -- Bob Woodward still doesn't get it.

Jason Linkins

Wall Street Journal's Regan Lede: 'Hey, Don't Forget She's An Anti-Semite!'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you browse through today's coverage of Judith Regan's lawsuit against her former News Corp. employers, most of the stories eventually get around to...

Jason Linkins

The Gift That Keeps On Giving: Watch Out, Guatemala!

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In today's press gaggle, Dana Perino had some ominous words for the people of Guatemala and their new President-elect, Alvaro Colom: At 9:50 a.m. tod...

Jason Linkins

Gangsta Lean: The L.A. Times Would Have You Believe Ahmad Chalabi Was A Largely Reputable Person

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The deficiencies lie in the stupendous lack of a critical eye for the factors that made a Chalabi comeback necessary.

Michael Roston

Plants For Hillary Uprooted?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Roston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Plants For Hillary, we hardly knew you. The mock website created by the Edwards campaign to hammer Hillary Clinton over planted questions has alread...

Sam Stein

Ivy League Faculty Giving Democratic, More Heavily Than Ever

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Professors and administrators at the nation's top colleges are supporting Democratic candidates during the 2008 campaign at a rate higher than the his...

Jason Linkins

No Mere Gossip: Giuliani's Rivals Hit Back On Regan/Kerik Flap

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Campaigning in Iowa, Rudy Giuliani parried questions from reporters on the lawsuit filed by former HarperCollins publisher/Bernard Kerik paramour Judi...

Michael Roston

Giuliani Advisors: We'll Win The Nomination In February

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Roston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The top campaign staffers for former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani want everyone to ignore the significant leads that ex-Massachusetts Governor Mitt Ro...

Jason Linkins

BeckWatch: Coupla Millionaires Sitting Around Talking

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the conventions that Glenn Beck studiously attempts to maintain is this illusion that he's some sort of common man, flush with simple working c...

Marc Cooper

Hillary Racks Up Gambling Lobby Support

HuffingtonPost.com | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LAS VEGAS -- On the eve of the crucial Nevada Democratic Presidential Debate, set for Thursday night, candidate Hillary Clinton has racked up the publ...

Jason Linkins

BeckWatch: Greenhorns

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's an easy bet for scientists that there's far more money to be made serving in the petrochemical industry's army than there is promoting carbon offsets or rescuing spotted owls.

Sam Stein

Iowa Waitress Speaks Out: I Didn't Get Tip From Clinton, Media Has Misplaced Priorities

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the past week, Anita Esterday's life has been turned upside down. A single mother of two, she found herself in the middle of a media circus when i...

Sam Stein

Could Romney Be Behind the Anti-Mormon N.H. Phone Calls?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Something fishy is going on in New Hampshire and Iowa. Voters in the two early primary states have recently been getting phone calls raising questions...

Max Follmer

Writers' Strike Leaves Hollywood's Least Powerful Out In The Cold

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Amidst whispers that Hollywood's power agents may be brokering a back channel détente to bring media moguls and striking showbiz writers back to the ...

Jason Linkins

InDiggnation: New Fox News Porn Parody Banned By Online Community

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Emails obtained by the Huffington Post document the back and forth exchange that transpired between Brave New Films' Jesse Haff and the editors of Digg.

Jason Linkins

Face The Nation Stuck In Reruns

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bob Schieffer's big weekend get? GOP presidential contender Mike Huckabee! He's surging! Dynamic! And how best to play up your guest's surging dyna...

Jason Linkins

The Gift That Keeps On Giving: Or, If You Prefer, 'Devolving'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The state of emergency in Pakistan really has Dana Perino in a bind. She cannot just come out and tell the press the truth, which is that President B...

Max Follmer

Dems Set To Kill Feinstein Censure Resolution

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein and the state's Democratic Party pushed back Wednesday against a proposal by a coalition of progressives to censure t...