It's unsurprisingly hypocritical for Richard Painter, who was in the thick of some of Bush era political chicanery in Rove's West Wing, to attack Obama and use his administration as the poster-child for partisan opportunism.
If this is the wheeling and dealing that goes on in the white-hot media glare of national politics imagine what goes on in local political circles in your state.
The flotilla raid has made for inflamed discourse in the days that have followed. A Specter-led investigation would be a welcome bridge over troubled waters.
Former Colorado Speaker of the House and Golden Boy Andrew Romanoff has done nothing wrong. Yet. All he has done is provide Colorado Democratic voters a choice.
Rule Number One: When reporting a political story that may involve criminal conduct, read the relevant law first. It's obvious that media outlets commenting on the Sestak-gate haven't done their due diligence.
What is the main motivating factor that makes a person loyal to another? Unconditional love. That's something we could all use a lot more of.
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Interestingly, the Sestak job offer issue never impacted the primary. Just as in the case of Rand Paul's comments, it was out there well in advance of the primary but did not create a stir until after the polls had closed.
If the GOP tries to look at the internal political horse trading that may or may not have gone on with Sestak, and which goes on in general, then they open themselves up to the same scrutiny
My column for this week looks back at how the polls performed in Pennsylvania's Democratic primary for Senate and one potentially overlooked finding: ...
What happens when people enable leaders to follow the dictates of the powerful? These days, the answers are arriving in the form of a news drumbeat that's apt to seem like a dirge.
A Marcy Winograd win over Jane Harman, akin to Congressional upstart Joe Sestak's win over three decade incumbent Arlen Specter, would further advance the push for change and an end to entitled incumbents.
We certainly have a lot of ground to cover this week, so let's dig right in. I'd like to start with a declaration, though: Bristol Palin is now fair g...
Beyond the inchoate and diffuse anger of the Tea Party faction there is a real and reasoned discontent in the land. It's not so much against incumbents themselves as it is anti-establishment.
That's part of why they sent us to Washington, and turned us into Washington: to bring home the bacon. Now it's like having porn on your hard drive.