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Chris Cillizza

Friday Talking Points -- Not Funny Anymore

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.11.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's not funny anymore -- it's getting closer and closer to becoming reality. Donald Trump, leader of the Republican Party. Deal with it, everyone.

Should We Stop Blaming The Media For Trump? Nope.

The Washington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 09.17.2015 | Media

Yesterday, my Post colleague Chris Cillizza asked, “Can we please stop blaming the media for Donald Trump?” His view is that we shoul...

How to Combat Child Poverty in the U.S.

Bruce Lesley | Posted 05.28.2015 | Impact
Bruce Lesley

It's not something that just afflicts people of one color or ethnicity. It's striking families who never imagined that they could find themselves telling their kids that they don't have any food or that the electricity has been shut off.

Hillary Clinton v. the Right-Wing

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 06.29.2015 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Attacks must hurt Hillary personally when her record in public life has never been shown to be anything but honest. She has made a career of speaking out for those who can't speak out for themselves and fighting for equality and the civil and human rights of those who have been oppressed.

Jason Linkins

Chris Cillizza Would Prefer His Readers Be Mystified | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

Following hard on the heels of Politico's own 'Up With-Misinformation!' take on Tuesday's Congressional Budget Office report, here comes Chris Cillizz...

A Shutdown to Shutdowns

David J. Brunell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
David J. Brunell

Here's the proposal: amend the Constitution to have a continuing resolution be the default. Rather than have the government shut down when Congress can't agree (on how) to fund the government, have the government automatically funded at current levels unless and until a new budget is passed.

Washington Post Launching Afternoon Politics Show 'In Play'

Michael Calderone | Posted 09.30.2013 | Media
Michael Calderone

How Washington Post hopes to reach beyond political junkies with new web show.

Michael Calderone

Washington Post Launches New Political Web Shows | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.29.2013 | Media

WASHINGTON -– In a newly renovated section of the The Washington Post’s fourth-floor newsroom, seven words are scrawled atop a wall-sized chalkboa...

Jason Linkins

Area Athletic Squad Judged To Have Had More Dreadful Week Than Suddenly Exposed Surveillance State | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics

Then there is the disaster happening on the field. Heading into Friday night, the Nationals were 29-30 and in third place in the National League East ...

Jason Linkins

Chris Cillizza Gamely Reminds Matt Drudge About His Existence | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

Hey, Matt Drudge, please don't forget that Chris Cillizza is writing politics stuff, okay? That's the one sentence summary I extracted from this va...

Michael Calderone

Media Neglects How Jobs Report Affects American People | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.06.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Romney's up. Obama's down. That's the takeaway from much of Friday's media coverage of another disappointing monthly jobs report and un...

Tweeting the Huntsman Daughters: Social Media #Fail

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 03.13.2012 | Media
Morra Aarons-Mele

Regardless of the high profile their social media use has resulted in, the Huntsman women cannot be blamed for the odd types of scrutiny that have come their way.

Whither Bachmann? Back to School

Rebecca Sive | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics
Rebecca Sive

School has begun in earnest for us girls enrolled in the school of politics. So, girlfriends, sit-up straight and pay attention, for these two school ...

Washington Post's Chris Cillizza Advice to Journos: Serve a Bounty of Content, Like a Late Night Las Vegas Buffet

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.04.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

WASHINGTON -- The days of newspapers serving up just "meat and potatoes" are over and it is essential for journalists to serve a "buffet" of content, ...

Exclusive: Yahoo Delivering 1 Million Video Views for Washington Post's "The Fast Fix" --- Could Chris Cillizza Beat Rachel Maddow?

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.04.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

WASHINGTON, DC -- "The Fast Fix" a daily, 60-second daily video update on Beltway news featuring the Washington Post's Chris Cillizza has exceeded onl...

Regardless of What Politico Says, Losing Is Still Not Winning

Asher Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Asher Smith

It seems to some that President Obama would be much better off as a figurehead. You see, his greatest problem is that he has simply been too powerful.

'The Youngest Candidate' to Open the Politics on Film Festival in Washington D.C.!

Jason Pollock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jason Pollock

My film, THE YOUNGEST CANDIDATE, will be the OPENING NIGHT film of The Politics On Film Festival in Washington D.C. ! The event is sponsored by the ...

Jason Linkins

Comedians Mock WaPo Pundit Contest (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Remember about three weeks ago, how the Washington Post TOTALLY CHANGED THIS ONLINE PUNDIT GAME by announcing that they were going to have a bonkers c...

Jason Linkins

This Day In Pointless Political Twitter Dust-Ups | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Today's edition of "Maybe All You Politicians Should Slowly Back Away From The Social Media Before You Hurt Yourselves" features California Assemblyma...

Josh Penry Drops Out Of Governor's Race

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In a statement emailed to supporters Josh Penry said he is backing out of his bid for the GOP nomination for Governor because he didn't want to jeopar...

Keep Going, Republicans! You're Doing Great!

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

If recent polling is any indication, people don't want to be associated with the party that elevates the self-satirical wackaloons. Especially when they refuse to be honest about who they are.

Obama Has Off-The-Record Lunch With Journalists At White House

Politico | Posted by Michael Calderone 03:13 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The attendees for Friday's lunch were as follows: CNN's David Gergen, Washington Post's Chris Cillizza, Newsweek's Jon Meacham and Howard Fineman, the...

Josh Penry Lauded Nationally As He's Slammed Locally

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Today, Washington Post writer Chris Cillizza featured Colorado Republican state senator Josh Penry in his "Rising" series, which profiles up-and-comin...

Jason Linkins

WaPo Kills "Mouthpiece Theatre" After Controversy, Relentless Unfunniness | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Days after Dana Milbank and Chris Cillizza presented their "Mouthpiece Theatre" take on President Barack Obama's beer summit, repellently referring to...

Jason Linkins

Milbank And Cillizza Record Unfunny "Response Video" To Outrage Over Last Unfunny Video | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last Friday, consumers were treated to another one of those "Mouthpiece Theatre" videos, in which reporters Dana Milbank and Chris ...