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"Special Kind Of Madness' In Campaign's Closing Days | Jon Ward | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– In the closing days of a presidential campaign, there is often little each side can do other than hold on to their hats. The candi...

Jason Linkins

SHOCK: Offshore Drilling Decision Seems Unlikely To Result In GOP Support | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As mentioned before, the conventional wisdom on President Obama's decision to backtrack on his previous support for a moratorium on drilling is that h...

Former Bush Counselor Dan Bartlett Unloads on Cheney: "Doesn't Do Touchy-Feely" or "Hug Babies"

Murray Waas | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics
Murray Waas

Here is a gem from a still embargoed portion of Washington Post reporter Barton Gelman's book on Cheney: the vice president turned down a request from Bush to take charge of the federal response to Katrina.

Cheney's "Privileged" Interview Already Leaked By Personal Lawyer

Emptywheel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

You know how Obama's DOJ claims that we can't see Cheney's interview with Patrick Fitzgerald because it's privileged? Well, Dick Cheney's lawyer alrea...

Bill Maher on Barack Obama: "Hoping for a Bit More Audacity."

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Mendelson

Just remember... this stuff, it's more important than reelection. Scott Mendelson...

Former Bush Aide: 'Mission Accomplished Banner Was My Fault'

CBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At his news conference yesterday, President Bush said the decision to put a "Mission Accomplished" banner on the aircraft carrier where he gave a spee...

Katie Couric Jokes: "Dan, Dee-Dee, Sounds Like The Start Of A Neil Sedaka Song" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Katie Couric added a bit of levity to the serious coverage Tuesday night, joking with CBS analysts Dee Dee Myers and Dan Bartlett during the "CBS Even...

Former White House Aides Find Pundit Life Stress Free

Washington Post | Michael Abramowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Four years ago this past Thursday, Michael Gerson was holed up in a suite at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City, where a teleprompter had been set u...

McClellan's Inconvenient Truths: Media And GOP Flacks Pile-On

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

As we are reminded again this week: you don't get in trouble in D.C. for lying, covering up and stonewalling, but you catch hell for telling the truth-- even if it's the least-surprising truth ever.

Ex-Bush Counselor Dan Bartlett Joins Top PR Firm

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Dan Bartlett, former counselor to President Bush, plans to announce Monday that he is moving to Texas to join Public Strategies Inc., one of the natio...

Fmr Bush Adviser Slams '08 GOP Field

Washington Post | Peter Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

One of President Bush's closest advisers has a brutally candid analysis of the Republican nomination battle: Fred Thompson is the campaign's "biggest ...