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Chelsea Clinton's Mother-In-Law Missing Key Support In Congressional Bid

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Marjorie Margolies reported on Monday that she had raised $185,345 in her bid to reclaim the Pennsylvania congressional seat she lost in...

Paul Blumenthal

Obama Super PAC Posts Impressive Fundraising | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top super PAC backing President Barack Obama's reelection campaign had its best month, raising $6.1 million in June. Priorities U...

Clinton: 'Liberal' PBS Smear

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.15.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This nearly four-hour documentary by Barak Goodman, a long-time "American Experience" producer and director, is a smear job, though more the death-by-a-thousand-cuts approach than a straight-ahead takedown.

On Gibbs v. the "Professional Left"

Will Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Marshall

I returned yesterday from an overseas vacation to find Washington embroiled in furious controversy over Robert Gibbs's gibes at the "professional left...

Last Families Leave The Harold Ickes Homes

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Once part of the massive State Street public housing corridor spanning Cermak Road to 55th Street, the Harold Ickes Homes has seen its last five famil...

The Secret Superdelegate War Revealed

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erik Ose

It was one year ago today that Hillary Clinton announced plans to suspend her campaign for the Democratic nomination, and urged her supporters to unite behind Barack Obama.

Can Paterson Learn From The Secret Race to Replace Jon Corzine?

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

Unfortunately for Paterson, he has disadvantages that Corzine did not: a contested primary next September and powerful leaders opposed to his renomination.

The New Deal Redux

June Hopkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
June Hopkins

The PWA was Wall Street; the WPA was Main Street. The PWA served to stimulate business; the WPA employed Americans. Both served to boost the economy and rebuild the nation's infrastructure.

Sam Stein

Ickes: "Undercurrent Of Racial Implications" Coming From GOP | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the chief strategists of the modern Democratic Party criticized the McCain campaign and its crowds on Monday for fostering an "undercurrent of ...

Hillary Clinton Campaign Insiders Dish On What Went Wrong

Vanity Fair | Gail Sheehy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Vanity Fair's Gail Sheehy talks to Clinton insiders about what went wrong with her once 'inevitable' campaign. See excerpts below and read the entire...

Sam Stein

Clinton's What If: Ickes' Abandoned Run At DNC Chair | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The post-mortems are just now trickling in on Sen. Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, and already there is a list of "what-could-have-beens" lin...

Hillary Clinton's Last Hurrah

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

The final syllables Clinton's campaign echo in the winds of history in the form of a curious series of statements that combine to form the "last hurrah" of her now-passé political era.

Thomas B. Edsall

Obama's Debt To Harold Ickes | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama stands on the brink of capturing the presidential nomination in large part because of Democratic Party reforms initiated by the civil rig...

The Rules Committee Finds A Solution And Hillary Finds Her Voice...Again

Linda Hansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Linda Hansen

If the DNC nominating system really bothered her, the experienced "ready to lead from Day One" candidate would have known what to do and how to do it. And when. She'd have "gotten the job done" long before now.

Thomas B. Edsall

Ickes At The Alamo: Clinton's Delegate Counter Warns Of Defections At DNC Meeting | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The major dispute over the Florida and Michigan delegations to the Democratic convention in Denver has now boiled down to Hillary Clinton's demand for...

The Trap: Clinton's "Briarpatch" Strategy For The DNC Rules Committee Meeting

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

A compromise Democratic Party decision tomorrow on how to allocate the Mich. and Fl. delegates will not be a setback for Clinton. On the contrary, it will give her the fodder she needs to continue her campaign.

Ban the Pundits

Marvin Kitman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marvin Kitman

If there is such a thing as poetic license, why shouldn't pundits be licensed? You need a license before you can drive a car legally. The information highway is equally fraught with dangers.

Top Clinton Aide: Wright Is Key Issue In My Talks With Superdels

Talking Points Memo | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with me this morning, senior Hillary adviser Harold Ickes confirmed that Reverend Jeremiah Wright is a key topic in his discussions wi...

Harold Ickes, Hillary's "Hammer"

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Harold M. Ickes never forgets a favor, especially if he's the one who did the favor. So the veteran political operative made sure that, when the time ...

Obama, Clinton Fill Superdelegates' Wallets

Christine Escobar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christine Escobar

The Center for Responsive Politics gave voters a lovely Valentine's Day gift on February 14 when they released this report on contributions made by Ba...

Clinton Adviser Harold Ickes: Blame Penn

New York Observer | Jason Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Harold Ickes definitely doesn't buy the argument that Mark Penn isn't responsible for everything that has happened to the Hillary Clinton campaign. "...

Harold Ickes Takes Shot At Mark Penn

The Swamp | Glenn Thrush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's no secret that Hillary Clinton's tactical commando Harold Ickes isn't crazy about the campaign's top strategist Mark Penn, and a little of that c...

Superdelegate Replaced With "Automatic Delegate" By Clinton Adviser

Election Central | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a sign that the spin war over the significance of super-delegates is underway in earnest, Harold Ickes told assorted Hillary supporters on a privat...