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Colin Powell: GOP Holds 'Dark Vein Of Intolerance'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.05.2013 | Politics

Former Secretary Of State Colin Powell delivered some harsh words for the GOP as a whole on Sunday. In an appearance on NBC's "Meet The Press," Pow...

Obama Should Bring in Colin Powell to Address Petraeus and Allen Scandals

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Obama has one move. He needs to call in Colin Powell to help him put out the escalating inferno and to restore both credibility and a sense of integrity to the military high command. Only Powell has both the status and the national-security gravitas to help Obama steady this dangerously rocking ship.

New Obama Ad Features Colin Powell Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eager to match, if not trump, Mitt Romney's recent claims to a bipartisan disposition, President Barack Obama's campaign is launching a ...

Powell Endorsement Turned Into Campaign Spot

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's campaign is hoping that the recent endorsement of former Secretary of State Colin Powell will help the president win voters i...

Obama, Booker Dismiss Sununu's Slighting Of Powell Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein and Luke Johnson | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

In a radio interview on Friday, President Barack Obama responded to remarks by former New Hampshire governor John Sununu, a top adviser to GOP preside...

Top Romney Surrogate: Colin Powell's Obama Endorsement Motivated By Race

Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics

Top Romney surrogate John Sununu suggested Thursday night that Colin Powell endorsed President Barack Obama in part because the two men are the same r...

Colin Powell Makes Presidential Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell endorsed President Barack Obama for a second term Thursday. "You know, I voted for him in 2008 and I plan to...

Jennifer Bendery

Colin Powell Trashes Mitt Romney's Team Of Foreign Policy Advisers | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State Colin Powell on Wednesday questioned Mitt Romney's choice in foreign policy advisers, saying that some are so ...

Jennifer Bendery

WH Spokesman: Colin Powell Is Free To Support Anyone, But Here's Why Obama Is Best | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Press Secretary Jay Carney on Tuesday downplayed the fact that former Secretary of State Colin Powell won't commit to endors...

WATCH: Powell Declines To Give Big Lift To Obama

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State Colin Powell is declining to renew the endorsement he gave Barack Obama four years ago, when he called Obama "...

Colin Powell Turns 75

Posted 06.05.2012 | Black Voices

It may be hard to remember now, but there was a time when Colin Powell's name was regularly bandied about as a potential presidential candidate -- and...

Powell Names Economy As Obama's Biggest Problem

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The 300-point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average Tuesday reinforced just how dire an economic environment President Obama faces, Colin Powell to...

Colin Powell a Reformed Sinner?

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

The radical shift in Powell's stance on LGBT issues should not give him a carte blanche. As chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Powell justified homophobia as a simple objection to a behavioral choice.

Turning Back the Torches of the GOP

Joshuah Bearman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joshuah Bearman

With McCain swinging at shadows, like ACORN, Rashid Khalidi, and the liberal media that won't tell the truth, the entire republican apparatus has devolved into an insidious rumor mill.

Reagan Chief Of Staff Endorses Obama

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Reagan chief of staff Ken Duberstein told CNN's Fareed Zakaria this week he intends to vote for Democrat Barack Obama on Tuesday. Duberstein s...

Liberal Media to Blame? Not This Time: Apostate Conservatives Nail Coffin Shut

Brian Normoyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Normoyle

Nearly two years of presidential politics are finally coming to an end and it appears John McCain--out of "gimmicks du jour"--has decided to spend muc...

The Fall of the Right

Holly Regan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Holly Regan

The moderates McCain once appealed to have been scared away by dirty politics and a vice presidential candidate who can't even hold her own against Katie Couric.

A Muslim American's Take on Colin Powell's Speech

Wajahat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wajahat Ali

Powell's surprisingly tolerant words reflect a growing Republican self-awareness of previously unchecked "smear by Muslim association" rhetoric.

Dear Mr. Almost President

Bob Starks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Bob Starks

Mr. Almost President, it is time for you to give serious consideration to the concerns that have been expressed by the leadership of the African-American community.

"Joe The Plumber" Meets His Match: Kareem The Soldier

McClatchy | Nancy A. Youssef | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "Joe the Plumber" was only one of two Americans injected into the presidential election this past week. The other was Kareem Rashad Sult...

It's About Time...

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

...somebody shared this necessary, obvious statement with our big, dumb, xenophobic, pretty-damn-racist country America: "It is permitted to be said, ...

How Obama Is Winning Veterans

Peter J. Ognibene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter J. Ognibene

Colin Powell's announcement on Sunday that he is supporting Barack Obama for President dominated the news, as well as it should. The chattering class ...

The Myth Of Colin Powell's 'Obama's One Of Us' Vote

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

Factually, most blacks don't vote for blacks just because they are black. It does not appear as though black America is handing Obama a "he's one of us" vote.

Jason Linkins

CBS' Schieffer: Powell "Saying Aloud What A Lot Of Republicans...Saying Privately" | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of Colin Powell's endorsement of Barack Obama, conservative critics offered some pushback on the General's decision, with several, most no...

Jason Linkins

Cartoonist Depicts Powell As Benedict Arnold In Blackface | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As if Colin Powell needed one more reminder of the toxic level of political discourse that, in part, fueled his decision to endorse Barack Obama, poli...