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Confidence Men

Jason Linkins

Dick Morris Still Making Typical Dumb Dick Morris Pronouncements | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

On Thursday, Dick Morris -- Hurricane Sandy victim and wrongest man in America (even when he's attempting to admit that he's wrong) -- brought forth t...

Suskind's Confidence Men Raises Questions About Obama's Credibility

Dan Froomkin | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics
Dan Froomkin

The higher Barack Obama soars with his populist rhetoric, the more he calls attention to the enormous gap between the promise of hope and change that he campaigned on in 2008 and the actions he has taken as president -- especially regarding the economy.

Bare Bones Obama

Michael Brenner | Posted 01.15.2012 | Politics
Michael Brenner

Ron Suskind's account of the Obama administration is a marker of our times. It reveals a President of the United States unable to perform responsibly the duties of his high office and the costly consequences.

Obama's Incoherent Economic Policy-Making

Robert Lenzner | Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics
Robert Lenzner

The only conclusion you can reach from reading Ron Suskind's Confidence Men, an informal history of Wall Street and the White House under Barack Obama, is one of childish rivalries, a lack of decisiveness and follow-through.

Review: Ron Suskind's Confidence Men

Brad DeLong | Posted 11.25.2011 | Business
Brad DeLong

Two and a half years ago I would have given long odds that Ron Suskind's 
book would provide me with a lot of the answers to the questions I had about why the Obama economic team chose the policies it did. Unfortunately, it does not.

Tyler Kingkade

'The President Doesn't Dispute Any Of It' | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama pushed his administration to break up Citibank early during his tenure but was thwarted by Treasury Secretary Tim...

MSNBC Host Grills Author About Disputed Obama Book In Tense Chat

Posted 11.22.2011 | Media

Note: this post was updated to include more information about Ron Suskind's communications with Anita Dunn over her statement about the White House. ...

President's Policies Are Great for Women

Rep. Carolyn Maloney | Posted 09.22.2011 | Politics
Rep. Carolyn Maloney

This President not only supports women and the issues that impact them on a daily basis, but puts policies in place to help women and their families thrive. Questioning his commitment is sadly misplaced.

Sam Stein

Ron Suskind, Anita Dunn Dispute Account Of White House's Woman Problem | Sam Stein | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The debate over whether the Obama White House has been a hostile work place for women devolved on Tuesday into a sharp dispute over repo...

New Book: Geithner Ignored Obama Order On Banks

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — A new book offering an insider's account of the White House's response to the financial crisis says that U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim ...