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Stop The Presses: Billionaire Weirdo Likes Something!

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.02.2015 | Politics

Florida's Sen. Marco Rubio is generally regarded as one of the GOP presidential candidates faring the best at this stage in the primary process. Desp...

5 Things To Watch For In Tonight's GOP Debate

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.28.2015 | Politics

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Joe Biden Was A Bad Choice And Dems Are Lucky He Didn't Run

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.23.2015 | Politics

So, that happened. This week, Vice President Joe Biden announced he wasn't going to run for president. That's good for Democrats: Biden help...

Jim Webb's Campaign Ends, Leaving More Questions Than Answers

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.21.2015 | Politics

This week, Jim Webb announced that he's dropping out of the Democratic presidential primary. But wait, wait. I'm getting ahead of myself: Jim Webb is ...

Trey Gowdy Reveals The Latest Benghazi Casualty: Trey Gowdy

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.20.2015 | Politics

This week of the 2016 election is promising to be one of the strongest for campaign-related pseudo-events yet, as former secretary of state and presi...

Charlie Crist Is Gonna Keep At This Politics Thing, Apparently

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics

There is news of some measurable size out of Florida, where former governor and long-running situation comedy Charlie Crist has decided that after ser...

Drone Papers Reveal Weak Links In The Kill Chain

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics

So, that happened. This week, a cache of documents revealed new information about our drone warfare program. The Intercept's Cora Curri...

Doctors Without Borders Meets Bombing Without Consequences

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.10.2015 | Politics

So, that happened. This week, we bombed some folks at a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan. Will anyone be held account...

Hmm, This Dark Money Org Seems To Exist Just To Help Marco Rubio

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics

For a long time, I've been pointing out that the rumors of a "firewall" between the activities of political candidates and the activities of the dark...

Jeb Bush Donors Are Not Panicking. Or Are They? Really, Who Can Tell?

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.29.2015 | Politics

Something is going on with Jeb Bush's campaign these days. Maybe something bad? But maybe something good -- the intel is fuzzy. Luckily, we have jour...

Why One Rocker Wants To Stay Off 2016ers' Campaign Playlists

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.26.2015 | Politics

It's a story that gets retold in every election cycle: a political candidate -- and let's face it, it's almost always a Republican candidat...

Clinton's Lead Over Sanders Both Growing And Shrinking, According To CNN

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.21.2015 | Politics

We woke up to a pretty extraordinary email this morning from CNN's PR team. It contained the results of their latest poll, conducted by ORC Internatio...

Bernie Sanders Reaches For The Converted At Liberty University

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.21.2015 | Politics

If you open the Bible and turn to the Book of Hebrews, you'll find this bit of good advice: "Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so...

Rand Paul Now Just An Itinerant Prop Comic, Apparently

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics

What a difference an election cycle makes. Back in the 2012 nominating contest, one couldn't help but be impressed with the way then-Texas Rep. Ron P...

Scott Walker Reverses The Position He Took On Taking Positions

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.10.2015 | Politics

Yesterday, I noted that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, after a long and troubled period in which he struggled to manage the day-to-day trials of being ...

Two DNC Vice-Chairs Push For Additional Primary Debates

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.10.2015 | Politics

The American political process is, as we all know, an interminable parade of shame and desperation. But the current election cycle has been made a li...

Scott Walker Won't Take Questions About Past Or Future

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.09.2015 | Politics

To my genuine surprise, no one seems to be wilting under the bright lights of the 2016 campaign trail more thoroughly than Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walke...

Carly Fiorina Is Hopping Mad At CNN Over Looming Debate Snub

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.27.2015 | Politics

Is CNN about to screw up its upcoming GOP primary debate by screwing over one of the candidates? At least one aggrieved Republican contender, Carly F...

Scott Walker Wants Everyone To Know That He's Mad At China

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.24.2015 | Politics

As we noted a few days ago, Scott Walker's been having a hard time doing this whole "running for president" thing, and people are starting to not...

Bill Kristol Begins His Quadrennial Panic Attack

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.24.2015 | Politics

Over the past few months, the slate of GOP presidential candidates has gone from glowing reviews of the Republicans' "deep bench" compared to the scan...

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World-Historical Deadbeats Demand Greece Pay Up, To Which Thomas Piketty Says 'LOL'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.10.2015 | Politics

So that happened. On this week's podcast, we examine the austerity battles in Greece, break down the latest stage of the Iran nuclear talks, and get a...

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Former Virginia Gov. Might Also Run For President Because Why Not?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.08.2015 | Politics

If you were worried the GOP presidential field was going to top out at a measly 17 candidates, never fear: Jim Gilmore is going to be the next Republi...

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Don't Be The Dope Who Gets Roped: A Handy Guide For Campaign Journalists

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.07.2015 | Politics

So it's come to this. Over the weekend, a Hillary Clinton campaign appearance in Gorham, New Hampshire, turned into a wonderful visual metaphor for th...

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Civilized Nations Don't Put Children In Brutal Prisons, So Why Do We?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.02.2015 | Politics

So that happened. On this week's podcast, Dana Liebelson joins us to discuss her recent exposé of the prison system in Michigan, where children -- co...

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Say Goodbye To Another Ridiculous June On The 2016 Campaign Trail

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.01.2015 | Politics

Well, kids, another month of presidential electioneering is in the books. We've made it to July of 2015, and what a frabjous day it is for our nation....