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Will Police Shooting in Bush-Obama County Propel Body Cam Bill Stalled in Legislature?

David Dent | Posted 06.09.2015 | Politics
David Dent

How many other Walter Scotts are there who did not have the benefit of body cameras? This question looms with the history of tensions between police and African Americans in North Charleston, which lean notoriously in the direction of Ferguson.

Strong Fourth Quarter Obama Highlights Weak Democratic Future

David Dent | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics
David Dent

Do Mitt Romney or Jeb Bush have the Reagan-Obama swag that can waltz through the party of those multiple responses to SOTU last night? Or do they look more like the former Massachusetts Governor -- Dukakis?

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Bush Officials Step Up To Blast Torture Report Before It's Out | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For Democrats with the Senate Intelligence Committee, releasing a summary of their report on the CIA's post-9/11 enhanced interrogation ...

Presidential Scripts for the Stages of Police Brutality

David Dent | Posted 02.07.2015 | Politics
David Dent

It is easy to become a cynic when reading those comments and seeing how closely they resemble the words of President Obama.

President's Executive Order Produces Ripples Over Immigration in Bush-Obama Counties

David Dent | Posted 01.25.2015 | Politics
David Dent

John Whitbeck remembers when being a Republican in California was "cool." A nostalgic voice seeds through the political junkie's recollections of the GOP back in the day.

Midterm Views From Bush-Obama Counties

David Dent | Posted 01.04.2015 | Politics
David Dent

You would think the president created Ebola and the economy remained at levels comparable to the dizzying lows of the final months of GW's White House.

Young Party Hoppers: Another Mississippi Millennial GOP Leader Makes an Exit

David Dent | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics
David Dent

Do Mississippi Republicans have a millennial problem? Evan M. Alvarez, former chairman of the Federation of College Republicans, has deserted the elephant for the donkey.

The New Mississippi? Black Sheriff, White Millennial Gun Store Owner and Former GOP County Chair Becomes Obama Fan

David Dent | Posted 08.30.2014 | Politics
David Dent

His last name is actually Sheriff. Yet, while growing up in Yazoo, Mississippi, Jacob Sheriff never thought he would one day wear the name as a prefix and actually become Sheriff Jacob Sheriff.

Drone Filibuster Overtaken by Gun Debate in Colorado

David Dent | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics
David Dent

You can't view gun control through the easy red-blue lens in Colorado, reflecting the purple wave in partisan logic in many corners of the state where both parties appear to be losing solid blocks of support. The emerging portrait indicates that Colorado will easily remain a swing state in 2016.

Sam Stein

Ryan Blames Obama For GM Factory That Closed Before Obama Was President | Sam Stein | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan took a swipe at President Barack Obama on Thursday for failing to rescue a General Motors factory in his Wis...

Sam Stein

Kerry Campaign Vets On Complaints Over Obama's Bin Laden Ad: Too Bad | Sam Stein | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For veterans of John Kerry's 2004 presidential campaign, the past week of debate over the fairness of making political attacks out of na...

Critics Say Obama Policies Would Have Provoked Backlash Under Bush

Politico | Josh Gerstein | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama has forged a surprising consensus on opposite ends of the political spectrum: They wonder how on earth he gets away with it....

Review Of Obama Regulations Reveals Surprising Result

Bloomberg | Mark Drajem And Catherine Dodge | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama's "tsunami" of new government regulations looks more like a summer swell. Obama's White House has approved fewer regulations...

Bush Reportedly Feels Ignored In Obama 'Victory Lap' Following Death Of Bin Laden

Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics

A source tells the New York Daily News that former president George W. Bush feels that his successor has failed to sufficiently recognize the role he ...

Bush Denies Claim That He 'Would Have' Endorsed Obama Over McCain

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Bush camp is quickly pushing back on a British report Tuesday that claimed the former president had been so cold on John McCain's presidential cam...

George Bush, Barack Obama And Iraq: The Costs Of War

The New Yorker | Hendrik Hertzberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speaking from the Oval Office last Tuesday evening to mark what he called, with more hope than precision, "the end of our combat mission in Iraq," Pre...

Bush v. Obama

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


The Best Of Letterman's "Cool/Not Cool": Obama Vs. Bush (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

David Letterman has never been a fan of George W. Bush. During the former president's time in office, Dave mocked his use of language, his intelligenc...

Frank Rich: Obama Can't Turn The Page On Bush

New York Times | FRANK RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TO paraphrase Al Pacino in "Godfather III," just when we thought we were out, the Bush mob keeps pulling us back in. And will keep doing so. No matter...

Bush Aides Calling Obama Polarizing "World's Stupidest Argument": Joe Klein

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bush flunkies trying to argue that Obama is more polarizing than Bush was. Given the fact that Obama had to take dramatic action, at home and abroad, ...

Sam Stein

Exclusive: Leahy Talks To White House About Investigating Bush | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy and White House Chief Counsel Greg Craig discussed on Tuesday the Senator's proposal to set up a truth and rec...

Bush On Obama: "I Do Like Him. You'd Like Him, Too" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with "Larry King" Tuesday night, President Bush said he was a fan of his successor. Asked by King if he liked Obama, Bush replied, "...

Sam Stein

Bush Blames Others For Washington's Still-Partisan Tone | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

George W. Bush ended his final news conference on a note of lament. Slightly more than a week before he cedes the Oval Office to Barack Obama, the 43...

Bush: Give Me The Rest Of The TARP Money

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senior Bush administration officials are preparing to ask lawmakers for the second half of the $700 billion financial rescue package despite intense o...

Bush Moves Ahead With Controversial Abortion Rule Despite Protest

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The outgoing Bush administration is planning to announce a broad new "right of conscience" rule permitting medical facilities, doctors, nurses, pharma...