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Obama's Omission was a Willful Choice

Laurence Leamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laurence Leamer

It's insulting and isolationist to increase domestic volunteers so dramatically and not the Peace Corps. We are turning away from the world outside our borders.

Boston Globe Begins Major Seven-Part Ted Kennedy Retrospective

Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On a spring day nearly two years ago, Senator Edward Kennedy sat on the porch of his sprawling Hyannis Port home with a friend of five decades, Edmund...

Third Screen: An Interview with Steve Forbes

Vickie Karp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vickie Karp

Steve Forbes: "I'd like to see the government go to banks and say Fannie and Freddie will buy mortgages from you at fixes rates -- 4 1/2 or 5 per cent. Can you imagine what would happen to people's spirits?"

Sam Stein

Paterson: I Made Choice Before Inauguration, Will Announce Tomorrow | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. David Paterson offered a bit of insight Thursday evening into how the removal of Caroline Kennedy's name from the list of possible New York Senat...

Legislative Term Limits

Duncan Quirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Duncan Quirk

As the world ushered in the age of the Obama Administration, the two longest serving Senators, Ted Kennedy and Robert Byrd, were taken away from the I...

President Obama: a Hero Among Us!

Michelle Bart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Bart

Today brings Hope and Change for all, and together we will bring the United States of America back on our feet and together we will stand tall again!

Thank You George Bush for Bringing Us Obama

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

Thank you George Bush for breaking a 40 year evil spell which has gripped our country since the assassinations and chaos of 1968.

The Country Was Made Ours

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

With this inauguration, this country was made ours. For the first time -- as much as I have loved it before -- I feel like it is truly our own now.

A Breakthrough in the Presidency! (Now What?)

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Tepper Marlin

If history is a guide, the breakthrough of having a non-white president should be helpful for the rights of women. Progress happens in spurts.

No to More Media Personalities in Government!

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vivian Norris

I live in France where we already have a people-izing of government with the President marrying an ex-model just three months after his divorce and li...

Caroline Kennedy Withdraws Senate Seat Bid

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Check back for updates UPDATE - 1/22 6:00PM: The New York Post now adds a few more elements to the confusion surrounding Caroline Kennedy's exit, re...

10 Whimsical, Recession-Proof Holiday Gift Ideas

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

If there's a silver lining to this recession, it may be that Americans are less willing to buy tons of expensive crap for each other during the holida...

Vet the Princess Before She's Crowned

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cutbirth

It's time for reporters covering this story to dispense with the navel gazing and to get started vetting Ms. Kennedy's ideas and positions.

Dear Caroline: Say it on YouTube

Bob Fertik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Fertik

At a time when virtually the entire American establishment -- political, military, media, financial -- is corrupt, Caroline Kennedy appears untainted.

Why I Recorded Yes We Can | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

I came up with the idea to turn Obama's New Hampshire speech into a song because that speech affected and touched my inner core like nothing in a very long time. It spoke to me.

Kennedy, King and Now Obama

Peter J Burns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter J Burns

At Grant Park Obama reminded us of both Martin Luther King, Jr., and John F. Kennedy. I saw Dr. King's Dream come true on that stage. And Kennedy's vision was apparent in Obama's challenge to us. Kennedy and King never promised us a hand out. They promised us a fair shake.

Fogies for McCain III

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Keep working hard, all you Obama fans, because one mistake could mean the difference of a McCain loss or victory. One more "Joe the Plummer", or Joe O'Biden slip of the lip, could ruin it all.

Long History of Debates?

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Kelly

With the fate of tonight's first presidential debate still uncertain, it is a good time to look back at when the tradition of holding presidential deb...

MediaBizBuzz on Democrats, Republicans, Gustav and Ike

Jerry Weinstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jerry Weinstein

Click for News, Photos and all the links to major press coverage of the Republican Convention and for the Democratic reaction. This past week could ha...

McCain gets the Gold!

Christopher Ingram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Ingram

GOP nominee's pick is the best since Kennedy picked LBJ - but for totally different reasons Slap me silly and call me stupid, but John McCain is on h...

Ted Kennedy: A Hero Among Us!

Michelle Bart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Bart

Senator Kennedy still has it and boy did he rock the stage last night at the DNC in Denver. A man who stands his ground and "does what he says he is...

McCain Closes the Gap

Jerry Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Weissman

This morning's Wall Street Journal three-column headline says it all: "McCain Closes Gap on Obama as Conventions Loom." The tightening race is vividly...

Goodbye Good Ole Boys, Hello Hollywood? How Will Obama Handle the Oil Industry?

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

The Republicans will always back a pro-oil immediate future, until their own voters, and the lobbyists filling their coffers with dollars, stop supporting them.

Rory Kennedy, RFK's Daughter, Chats About Her HBO Film on Helen Thomas

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Greg Mitchell

The HBO doc about journalism legend Helen Thomas, Thank you, Mr. President, is now slated for is first airing next Monday. Joe Strupp of E&P interviewed the director, Rory Kennedy.

Obama's Headquarters: Substance and Organization

David Mixner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Mixner

Yesterday I went to some meetings in the Chicago Headquarters of the national Obama for President campaign. I was awestruck -- clearly a new age has arrived in American politics.