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The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.13.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― On Wednesday evening a week ago, news began to filter out of Wichita, Kansas, that Republicans were pouring six figures worth of last-m...

The Saturday Night When Both Markos and SNL Call Out Hillary's 'Political Expediency'

David I. Block | Posted 03.16.2017 | Politics
David I. Block

As Kate McKinnon, playing Hillary becoming Bernie, stated, in the spoof of an ad, "I'm whoever you want me to be."

Top Liberal Site Asks Clinton And Sanders Supporters For Unity

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 03.04.2016 | Politics

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton may still be duking it out on the campaign trail, but at least one major progressive blog and activism site is alre...

Presidential Politics and Predictions: Be Ready to Be Wrong

Mike Lux | Posted 09.27.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

I don't think an easy win for Hillary is automatically a good thing, even for her. But I also don't think it is that likely. If you look at the history of presidential politics in the modern era, the last half-century-plus, the strongly favored frontrunner almost never cruises easily to victory.

If You're Not Cheering Bowe's Return, You Didn't Want to End the War

Robert Naiman | Posted 08.03.2014 | Politics
Robert Naiman

If the war is ending, then we are about the business of bringing our soldiers home. If we are not about the business of bringing our soldiers home, then the war is not ending.

U.S. Tryst with International Law: Could We Deepen the Romance?

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics
Robert Naiman

I didn't join the chorus ridiculing the U.S. for the hypocrisy of its new romance with international law following the Russian occupation of Crimea. But the hypocrisy charge has gotten good play.

Paul Blumenthal

Progressives Press House Dems On Big Issue | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A coalition of progressive leaders, including Executive Director Anna Galland, Rebuild the Dream President Van Jones and Dail...

Ryan Grim

'47 Percent' Filmmaker Was Snubbed By This Progressive Community | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The maker of the "47 percent" video that dealt a crushing blow to Mitt Romney's presidential campaign attempted to publish the footage o...

Olbermann's First Guests

Posted 08.20.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann revealed on Twitter that the first guests of his new show will be two members of his roster of high-profile contributors: Michael Moor...

Mark Blumenthal

Polling Fraud? Daily Kos Settles Research 2000 Lawsuit | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The polling firm accused of fabricating survey data published by the progressive website Daily Kos has agreed to settle the lawsuit file...

Are Progressives Losing Touch With Reality?

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

The volume of progressive moping lately has been staggering -- otherwise sane progressives vowing to not vote in 2012 or to somehow conjure up a viable primary challenger is a great way to elect Awful Republican President X.

The Fallacy of Insufficient Extremism

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

With a GOP wave seeming increasingly likely in November, liberals are already looking to place blame. One of the targets has been Democrats themselves.

How Sex, Sin and Power Bind Jihadists to the Radical Right

Markos Moulitsas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Markos Moulitsas

Whether it's their violent outlook, their views on women and gays, their hostility to knowledge and science, or their fear of pop culture, modern conservatives and jihadists are essentially cut from the same controlling, ideological cloth.

Mark Blumenthal

PPP to Poll for Daily Kos | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Markos Moulitsas, who first fired his former polling partner Research 2000 in June and subsequently filed suit alleging that polling conducted by that...

Why the Attack On Breitbart Isn't Really About Breitbart

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Joseph

The great thing about New Media is that the very nature of the give-and-take allows misunderstandings to be quickly corrected, unlike in the airtight, controlled Old Media sham.

MSNBC Banned Kos From Network After Feud With Scarborough

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A Twitter feud between blogger Markos Moulitsas and MSNBC host Joe Scarborough has resulted in Moulitsa's temporarily being banned from the network. ...

Between Fact and Fantasy: Polling and the Media

Charles Seife | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charles Seife

Usually, journalists accept polls without pausing to think about whether they reflect reality or not. Last week, the media world was treated to an incredibly rare event: a journalist met a poll he didn't like.

A Lesson in Caveat Emptor

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

What is the most important lesson to be learned from the emerging Daily Kos - Research 2000 polling scandal? Two prominent pollsters, Gallup Poll Edit...

On Removing Research 2000 Polls From Our Charts

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

When Markos ("Kos") Moulitsas published the analysis last week that convinced him that the polls produced by Research 2000 were "likely bunk" and anno...

Daily Kos & Research 2000: A Troubling Story

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

The battle between Daily Kos and pollster Research 2000 went from ugly to surreal last week, as the website and its founder, Markos ("Kos") Moulitsas,...

The DailyKos Research 2000 Controversy: 'How Bad for Pollsters?'

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

The allegations of fraud leveled by Daily Kos founder Markos (Kos) Moulitsas and the analysis of Mark Grebner, Michael Weissman and Jonathan Weissman ...

Daily Kos: We Were 'Defrauded' by Research 2000

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas today rocked the polling world by posting an analysis that he says shows "quite convincingly" that the national sur...

Daily Kos Founder Suing Pollster Research 2000: 'We Were Defrauded'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas took to his website Tuesday morning to announce his recent decision to file a lawsuit against former pollster, Rese...

Shocker: Most Backers of Arizona Law Support Humane Immigration Reform

Frank Sharry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Sharry

How can voters enthusiastically support an Arizona law aimed at expelling undocumented immigrants and even more enthusiastically support immigration reform that puts undocumented immigrants on a path to citizenship?

Sam Stein

Markos Moulitsas To Kucinich: You'll Be Primaried If You Kill Reform | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas warned on Tuesday night that if Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) plays a role in killing health care reform, a Democra...