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James Carville Rages Against Clinton Haters

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Democratic strategist James Carville on Friday blasted conservatives who have suggested that reports of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's recent he...

Can Democrats Retake the House in 2014?

Mike Lux | Posted 01.23.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

The pundits will be predicting doom and gloom for sure. Not only did we fail to win the House back in a good Democratic year, they will remind us, but in the sixth year of a presidency the president's party almost always loses seats.

BOTH SIDES NOW: Can the Party of Lincoln Be Like Lincoln?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 11.19.2012 | Media
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpg On our 100th show, Arianna and Mary debate the post-election Republican re-set and whether new GOP members should be required to watch not Patton but Lincoln. Then we discuss how Romney's sour gripes exposed himself as Mr. 1 percent + 47 percent which oddly equals exactly his final total of 48 percent.

James Carville and Stan Greenberg: Is College Worth the Cost?

92nd Street Y | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

Colleges across America are preparing for a new school year and the cost of tuition and student loans is becoming a bigger election issue than ever be...

Prominent Democratic Strategists Relieved At Survey On Obama Economic Message

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After months of warning President Barack Obama that his message on economic success could be off-putting to voters, Democratic strategis...

The Politics of Privilege

Adam Kirk Edgerton | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Adam Kirk Edgerton

Now Mitt Romney has begun his charm offensive. We must remember that it is a lie. America is not a corporation. I want a president treating me as a person, not as a data point on a spreadsheet, waiting to be minimized.

No Excuse

Lester & Charlie | Posted 10.08.2012 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Did the Koch brothers make Obama an offer he couldn't refuse? Or maybe, like us, was Obama just listening closely to Romney and waiting for the laugh track? Or was something more calculated going on?

Great Convention, Tough Election

Mike Lux | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

I really enjoyed the last two weeks of party conventioneering, and not just because I'm a political junkie. I mostly enjoyed them because I am a Democrat, and I thought we thoroughly won the convention wars.

Howard Fineman

It's The Middle Class, President Obama! | Howard Fineman | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama campaign needs to convince middle-class voters that the president has a solid plan for improving the economy in a second term,...

New Orleans Notables Urge Sale Of Times-Picayune

Posted 09.09.2012 | Media

A group of high-profile New Orleans figures have signed a letter on Monday urging the owners of the New Orleans Times-Picayune to sell the newspaper i...

Unnamed Sources: Clintons Green-Light Chelsea '32 Presidential Bid

Michael Sigman | Posted 08.15.2012 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

A quick and dirty survey of the nation's most prominent futurists left no doubt that Chelsea is the odds on favorite in 2032 to become the most powerful person in the history of the Milky Way.

WATCH: James Carville And Mary Matalin Shill For Maker's Mark

Posted 05.16.2012 | Home

Much has been written about the opposites-attract romance of James Carville, a Democratic commentator and strategist, and Mary Matalin, his wife and R...

Both Sides Now: Reagan/Matalin on Their Biases, Ryan-Buffett, Polls, Tattoos

HuffPost Radio | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpg Through the looking glass of their families and early years, Reagan/Matalin analyze Jonathan Haidt's The Righteous Mind. Can Left & Right hear each other or be merely riders of reason on the elephant of intuition?

Cable News Networks Give Pundits New Perk | Posted 06.09.2012 | Media

For professional political talkers, a cable-news contract used to be the ultimate. The residuals were limousine rides, paychecks, e-mails from names n...

Jason Linkins

Supreme Court Health Care Decision: Does Worst-Case Scenario Have Bright Side For Obamacare? | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

So, for the second day in a row, Jeffrey Toobin has emerged from the Supreme Court sessions over the Affordable Care Act to declare that the governmen...

Dan Froomkin

'Overwhelming Mass Of Money' May Swamp Congressional Races | Dan Froomkin | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Political spending by deep-pocketed donors and cash-rich corporations threatens to sow chaos in this year's congressional races, politic...

Both Sides Now: What Economy? It's the Culture War, Stupid

HuffPost Radio | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgHuffington and Matalin debate "War on Catholics" vs. "War on Women". The legal rights of non-catholic employees in publicly funded hospitals... or a 2000 year church doctrine. Then: guess who wins shootout between Clint and Karl over Chrysler ad?

Why We Should Be Grateful for Newt Gingrich

Monique Ruffin | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics
Monique Ruffin

Newt Gingrich is the gift that keeps on giving. Why? Because he brings out from the cover of darkness the shadow that exists within us. He makes no apologies for, nor acknowledges his actions that most of us find unforgivable and shameful.

Eat Turkey, Bite Tongue

Christie Mellor | Posted 01.16.2012 | Fifty
Christie Mellor

Surely we can serve up some pie while keeping our pie-holes from blurting out something about Palin's crass, naked opportunism or how just how bizarre the Republican Presidential candidates are.

Both Sides Now: GOP Week To Forget: Ohio, 'Personhood,' Perry

HuffPost Radio | Posted 01.13.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-07-bothsidesnow.jpg Spitzer and Matalin debate whether GOP electoral losses -- on labor rights and making zygotes like corporations -- signals voter backlash to Tea Party extremism. Should voters now forget Perry... and a Bain-Cain ticket?

Cruising With Mary Matalin & James Carville

Posted 01.10.2012 | Travel

Politicos Mary Matalin and James Carville are joining the lengthy roster of cruise-headlining celebrities. The duo will headline a March sailing from ...

PHOTOS: In Honor Of Bald And Free Day, Our Favorite Shiny-Topped Stars

Posted 10.14.2011 | Fifty

Untie that headscarf and remove that toupee -- Oct. 14 is "Bald and Free Day"! Today, we tip our hats to the bald and beautiful, saluting those of...

Animation: James Carville: Fire Somebody! (VIDEO)

Scott Bateman | Posted 11.21.2011 | Comedy
Scott Bateman


Job Creation And The G.O.P.

The New Yorker | James Surowiecki | Posted 11.19.2011 | Business

There is no truer truism in American politics than James Carville’s catchphrase from the 1992 election “It’s the economy, stupid.” When people...

Advice for the Candidates: Is James Carville Right About President Obama?

David Helfenbein | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics
David Helfenbein

James Carville may be right: Obama ran on hope and change. And right now we desperately need change.