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Jay-Z: "Every Step You Take, They Remind You, You Ghetto"

Jennifer Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jennifer Donahue

The problem isn't so much what happened with Crowley and Gates. A greater problem is the divide between famous and easily identifiable people of color and those with no defense.

Mass. Hospital Sues Over Cost Of Universal Health Care

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A hospital that serves thousands of indigent Massachusetts residents sued the state on Wednesday, charging that its costly universal health care law i...

Don't Cry For Him Argentina. Governor Sanford Had The Right Idea!

Casey Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Casey Sherman

Unlike Sanford, most of us have families and bosses who count on us to remain anchored at our post each and every day. So this means that all we are left to do is fantasize

David Plouffe Tapped To Run Mass. Gov.'s Re-Election Bid

The Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Governor Deval Patrick is tapping the architect of Barack Obama's presidential campaign to help run his bid for reelection next year, an indication of...

Twitter Tells White House: No More Transparency

Ari Herzog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Herzog

Twitter is now contrary to everything the White House is trying to accomplish, let alone any other government agency, business, or individual using Twitter to engage. That's a shame.

Dowd's Snark Shoots Up, Down

Nancy Kruh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nancy Kruh

In his book, Snark David Denby describes Maureen Dowd as "essentially sour and without hope," but my evidence, I believe, proves him wrong.

Sarah Palin's Lofty Green Energy Goal For Alaska

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The New York Times' Green Inc. blog reports that Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is nudging her state to embrace green energy for the future, calling for half...

The Last Time We Vote For Bigotry

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

The time has come to put our votes and our money where our mouth is and no longer tolerate the malleable bigotry of those who profess to be our friends, but also say we are not quite worthy of the same rights.

Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick Hits Miami to Help Americans "Take Back the Country"

John Hood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Hood

MIAMI--Pulling up to the North Dade Regional Library in the inner city suburb of Miami Gardens for one of Florida's numerous early voter rallies, the ...

Obama Attorney General: Deval Patrick?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE 11/18: President-elect Barack Obama has named Eric Holder as his choice for attorney general. Read more about Holder's selection here or for...

Obama Obliterates McCain

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

Obama calmly yet passionately defined himself and his prescription for America in radical juxtaposition to the record of George Bush and the agenda of John McCain.

Hillary's Best Line: Were You In It For Me?

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

That's the one that showed me that she genuinely did her best to actually convince her followers that they had to support Barack Obama. That's not a half-hearted effort.

How to Grab the Attention of Undecided Voters

Jonathan Leigh Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Leigh Solomon

Small details, exact costs, specifics, particulars -- all are fatal to a convention speech. Just ask Bill Clinton as he walked off the podium after delivering his keynote address at the 1988 Democratic Convention.

Friday Talking Points [41] -- The Silly Season

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I have a confession to make. I actually watch the network news. Maybe I should enter into a twelve-step program or something. But I don't watch the ...

2006 Massachusetts Gubernatorial General Election:
Healey (R) vs Patrick (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MA-Gov: Healey vs Patrick

Joe Klein On Debate: Romney Did Well 'If You're An Android'

Matthew and Peter Slutsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matthew and Peter Slutsky

After the debates were finished we spent time in the nearby spin room tracking down surrogates to get their impressions on the debate. Here are some ...

Jason Linkins

Campaign AdWatch: I Can Has Specifics? | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hey, kids! Are you all strung out on that Hope that Democratic candidate/pusherman Barack Obama has been selling? Heading into the long, dark, teati...

Jason Linkins

MoDo Manages To Diminish The 'Plagiarism' Discourse Even Further | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

No matter where you might stand on the issue of Barack Obama and Deval Patrick sharing choice bon mots with one another, it's likely that everyone can...

Jason Linkins

John McCain Is Apparently A Plagiarist, Too | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you remember, coming out of the Potomac Primaries, the Clinton campaign promised an increase focus on specifics over speeches, which is why they ha...

Jason Linkins

Obama, Patrick Collaboration Noted Specifically By Globe Back In April 2007 | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fresh accusations of plagiarism are being hurled at Barack Obama for his use of language on the stump that directly mirrors speeches given by Massachu...

Obama Borrowing Speech Lines From Mass. Gov.

NY Times | Jeff Zeleny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Barack Obama adapted one of his signature arguments -- that his oratory amounts to more than inspiring words -- from speeches given by Gov. De...