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Rep. Conyers Needs our Support to Kill the Sequestration's Austerity

William K. Black | Posted 05.01.2013 | Business
William K. Black

President Obama can easily break with this strategy of choking our economic recovery by supporting a clean bill that would kill the sequester instead of our economy.

Why Did Dems Give Jack Lew a Pass?

The New Republic | ALEC MACGILLIS | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

While Washington was obsessing Wednesday over whether or not the oh-so-intimidating Gene Sperling had threatened Bob Woodward over his deeply misguide...

"Low Budget": A Rather Sad Soundtrack For Sequestration

David Wild | Posted 04.30.2013 | Entertainment
David Wild

"Sequester" sounds significantly sexier than it is. As in, "Sequester"? I don't even know 'er. See, I was right.

Woodward: I Never Said 'Threat,' But...

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.01.2013 | Media

Bob Woodward set about trying to defend himself on Thursday night from the widespread derision that has greeted his account of his hostile exchange wi...

White House Apologizes for Putting Horse's Head in Bob Woodward's Bed

Spencer Green | Posted 04.30.2013 | Comedy
Spencer Green

White House spokesman Ronald Gilliott commented, "How Mr. Woodward interprets a bloody horse head and that note as a threat is beyond me."

Bob Woodward Threat Level Omega

John McQuaid | Posted 04.30.2013 | Comedy
John McQuaid

A team of six Deputy Special Counsels spent five months gathering and vetting evidence, including Mr. Sperling's White House and personal email and social media accounts. The evidence shows a troubling pattern of passive-aggressive behavior and a trail of bruised feelings.

Woodward Does Duty With the Phony Outrage Machine

Eric Boehlert | Posted 04.30.2013 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Why Woodward decided to stage a media tour based on a false premise of a non-existent threat remains to be seen. But we do know Woodward's now an honorary practitioner of the far right's Phony Outrage Machine.

Some Threat! Bob Woodward's White House Claims Fall Apart

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.30.2013 | Media

Bob Woodward may have thought that top White House economic adviser Gene Sperling was threatening him in an email exchange, but that's certainly not h...

Jason Linkins

And Now It's Not Clear That Bob Woodward Understands What 'Regret' Means

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

The hilarious sideline story to this week's coming season finale of "Sequestration: The Musical" continues to be the whole Bob Woodwardämmerung B-plo...

Bob Woodward: White House Threatened Me

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.29.2013 | Media

The Washington Post's Bob Woodward said on Wednesday that a "very senior" White House official threatened him over his continued public disagreements ...

Jason Linkins

It Would Seem That Bob Woodward Does Not Understand How The Constitution Works

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

The threat of the looming sequester is a genuinely good reason to get very stressed out about what might happen to the domestic discretionary budget a...

Jason Linkins

Looking Forward In Angst: Sequester Journalism Is In Serious Need Of Adult Supervision

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

I don't know if last week's David Brooks column was the first time he'd ever contended that President Barack Obama lacked a plan to replace the loomin...

Sequestration Zzzzzzz -- Californians Have Seen This Movie

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

When fiscal crises become the "new normal" the public begins to remember that they elected politicians to do a job. And part of their job description is to take care of the public purse and not to create problems where none exist.

Bob Woodward Blows It... Again!

Slate | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics

Watching Woodward in action has been disconcerting for the many reporters who covered the story in real time. Did the White House float sequestration ...

The Holy Trinity of Technology

Thomas A. Bass | Posted 03.30.2013 | Technology
Thomas A. Bass

As always with our technology, and especially the technology that trickles down from the military to civilians, we have to wonder if certain inventions are being used to advance life or death.

Fox News Contributor Pushes Back

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 12.05.2012 | Media

Fox News' national security analyst KT McFarland responded on Wednesday to the revelation that, during a conversation with David Petraeus, she told th...

Romney Allies Peddled Benghazi Source To Bob Woodward

The Huffington Post | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Allies of defeated presidential candidate Mitt Romney approached reporters with a government insider on the Benghazi, Libya, U.S. embass...

George McGovern's Last Hurrah

Al Eisele | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Al Eisele

Thirty-five years after losing a landslide election to Richard Nixon and winning only one state -- Massachusetts -- that branded him as one of the biggest losers in American politics, George McGovern has claimed his place in history as one of its biggest winners.

The Price of Politics: Why Humpty Dumpty Died

Michealene Cristini Risley | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Michealene Cristini Risley

History will judge our incompetent leaders and this time period harshly. Lest we think we are off the hook as common citizens -- think again. We are the enablers -- those who don't vote, the maimed, the broken -- and we still will go "splat."

Bob Woodward's Disastrous Book

The New Republic | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

THE MOST VIVID scene in Bob Woodward’s new book has almost nothing to do with his central narrative, but reveals a lot about the narrator. The scene...

Bob Woodward: Inside the Debt Ceiling Negotiations

92nd Street Y | Posted 12.05.2012 | Media
92nd Street Y

Legendary journalist Bob Woodward spoke with New York Magazine 's John Heilemann at 92Y on September 27, 2012.

The Legacy Of Ben Bradlee.. The Irritation Of Bob Woodward.. The Fabulousness Of Barbara Carroll

Liz Smith | Posted 11.13.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

In "Yours in Truth," we get Ben Bradlee in all his charismatic in-charge sex appeal and dynamism, we get Katherine Graham and she gives total good value as an amateur who rose to the occasion, we get Carl Bernstein who could write and report in a manner his partner Bob Woodward couldn't.

Sam Stein

The Unassuming Aide Who Has Obama's Ear

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Last summer's debt ceiling negotiations demonstrated how political inhibition can often arise even in the face of economic catastrophe. ...

Jon Ward

President Obama Called Debt Limit Talks 'Bizarro World,' And New Bob Woodward Book Bears That Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON – If you'd like to feel ill, read Bob Woodward's new book, "The Price of Politics." The 379-page book, which comes out Tuesday and was...

WATCH: Bob Woodward Speaks Out About Explosive Book

Posted 09.10.2012 | Media

Bob Woodward spoke out about his new book "The Price of Politics," which is making waves in Washington, in a new interview with Diane Sawyer. Acco...