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The GOP Should Renounce Akin's Policy, Not Just His Statements

Susan Bevan | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics
Susan Bevan

We are not calling for a platform that solely embraces the pro-choice, however, the vast majority of Republicans can agree that a party should not endorse an extreme policy pushed by irreverent leaders who seek to limit the medical options for victims of rape.

The Best Exits Start Early

Angela Haines | Posted 05.31.2011 | Business
Angela Haines

Perhaps one of the least well understood parts of being an entrepreneur is how to incorporate an exit strategy. With all the demands start-ups face, exits often appear low on the "to do" list.

Haley Barbour v. Michael Steele

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Obama Threatens Pro-Choice Democratic Women For Standing Up for Choice

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

Obama's Deputy Campaign Manager is threatening to primary Stephanie Herseth-Sandlin if she defends a woman's right to choose from Ben Nelson's assault in the Senate.

Did the Inglorious N.O.P. Bust a Cap in Health Care Reform?

Kimberly Krautter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kimberly Krautter

From a branding perspective, is this really how the Republican Party wants to be defined? Hate speech -- true hate speech -- should never be tolerated in any form.

The Republican Summer Olympics of 2009

Gary Cohan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Cohan

Republicans' private embraces are often in complete contradistinction with their own oft-trumpeted, Biblically-mandated "moral" guidelines for the rest of us.

Hate to Smudge the Lipstick but Could We Get a Muzzle for that Pitbull?

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

Ms. Palin, you're simply a side-show freak in the corner of the Republican tent that everyone points and titters at as you continue to bark and sell tickets to your own dwindling, embarrassing performances.

Limbaugh, Beck, The Plumber Announce "Yapping Tour"

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Stranahan

Joe The Plumber was blunt in his assessment of the GOP's idea of bringing in new voters by trying to figure out why so many voters seem to hate their guts, saying to a group of reporters, "Listening is gay."

A New Year and a New Environment

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael DeJong

Little measures -- recycling, driving a most fuel-efficient car, walking, biking or using public transit, and installing low-flow shower heads -- can make a huge difference.

The DNC Funnies: The 23/6 Big Tent Comedy Show

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As mentioned, last night I was lucky to be included in 23/6's Big Tent comedy show, along with far brighter lights like Fred Armisen, Eugene Mirman, L...

MediaBizBuzz on Democrats, Republicans, Gustav and Ike

Jerry Weinstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jerry Weinstein

Click for News, Photos and all the links to major press coverage of the Republican Convention and for the Democratic reaction. This past week could ha...

Hillary Tuesday In Convention Crazy Denver

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

The Huffington Post's mini day-spa, the Oasis, is one of the hottest venues in Denver "to see and be seen" -- literally, if watching the more attractive members of the fourth estate get rubbed down on a massage table is your thing.

Will Anyone Seriously Question T. Boone Pickens at the Big Tent?

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

Will John Podesta and Carl Pope a) greenwash a Republican operative oil man who funded the swift boat vets and has plans to make billions selling natural gas and exploiting our water supply? or b) do the right thing?

Debuting Activism at the Democratic Convention

Laura Carlsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Carlsen

Conflict trumps unity as a headliner and much of the media feels a need to create tempests in teapots to feed the news cycle. But as usual, the story at eye level is more interesting.

Big Tent Tour: Inside Blogger DNC Headquarters (And Spa)

Kelly Nuxoll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kelly Nuxoll

Given the number of people clamoring for passes, the Big Tent would seem to be the main event this week and the Pepsi Center the sideshow -- another indication that the center of power has shifted from the establishment to grassroots and online activists.

DNCC Blogger Details Still a Puzzle

Sarah Granger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sarah Granger

A daily American Samoa seat raffle in the Blogger Lounge. The Big Tent. The Mile High Stadium events. The inadequacy of three thousand data lines -- just some of the many mysteries unfolding in Denver.

Bloggers Question DNC Credential Decisions

Colorado Confidential | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Colorado Confidential

Questions shot around the blogosphere when five prominent state blogs were passed over for either lesser-known sites or, in one case, for a site that simply publishes press releases verbatim.