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Max Cleland

Trump's Standard Conservative Playbook

Jon Soltz | Posted 07.20.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Soltz

To all those candidates losing their minds and expressing outrage at Donald Trump now - where were you then? Donald Trump's comments are sickening. But, so is the putrid selective outrage being displayed by his competitors in the primary.

Sam Stein

Bitter Fights Over DHS Brought Down A Democrat In 2002. Could It Happen To The GOP In 2016? | Sam Stein | Posted 02.25.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly 13 years later, it remains one of the most infamous campaign ads of the post 9/11 era. A 30-second spot that then-Rep. Saxby ...

The Bonus Marchers Anniversary and Veterans in America

Roger Fisk | Posted 09.21.2014 | Politics
Roger Fisk

Veterans and patriotism are almost interchangeable, but peeling away the veneer reveals the conflicted relationship America has with its vets.

If Republicans Hated War Like They Hate Obamacare, There Wouldn't Be an Iraq Debacle

H. A. Goodman | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

The truth is that the ACA, even if it falls short of its promises, won't do nearly as much damage to this country as the Iraq War. Analyzing the GOP's reaction to both will give you a good idea of its priorities.

Joshua Hersh

Max Cleland: Hagel Was A Great Senate Colleague | Joshua Hersh | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Max Cleland arrived in the U.S. Senate in 1997, and for the next six years fought for legislation alongside Chuck Hagel as part of a sma...

Crisis! Pro-Obama Jews Must Demand Diplomacy Advocate Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense

Robert Naiman | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Since many of our Christian brothers and sisters are offline for the Christmas holiday, I thought this would be a good time for the pro-Obama Jews to ...

Rep. Joe Walsh Is a Coward

Andy Ostroy | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Rep. Joe Walsh is a coward. Not because he's never served in the U.S. military, but because he's so egregiously picked on a woman who did, and who lost both her legs defending America's freedom.

Amanda Terkel

GOP Congressman Afraid To Openly Criticize Afghanistan War | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While criticism of the war in Afghanistan has slowly been building since Osama bin Laden's death in Pakistan, some Republicans are still...

Protect Your Manhood: End the War in Afghanistan

Robert Naiman | Posted 06.08.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

Before you enlist or deploy, I think you have to ask yourself whether we still live in the same country that sent Max Cleland off to be maimed in a war in which our leaders did not believe.

Learning to Love the ADA

Jamal Simmons | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jamal Simmons

In 2001 I went to work for former U.S. Senator Max Cleland who lost three limbs in Vietnam after a grenade exploded in his hand. Before getting to kno...

Campaign 2010: Déjà Vu All Over Again

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Winship

Michael Winship Comparisons are odious, the old saying goes, and certainly Democrats are dealing with some smelly, stinky realities as they stare dow...

Max Cleland Memoir: Former Senator Unloads On Enemies, Dishes Lewinsky Dirt

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In his upcoming book, "Heart of a Patriot", former Senator and decorated Vietnam War veteran Max Cleland unloads on his political nemeses and dishes s...

Sam Stein

Rove, Plouffe Do Battle Over Obama, Their Own Books, And More | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The two most successful modern presidential campaign gurus sparred on Monday night on topics ranging from the quality of each other's books to the siz...

Sam Stein

Georgia Dem Senate Candidate Attacked On Family Safety, Even Though His Daughter Was Once Kidnapped | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There is an eerie familiarity taking hold in Georgia's runoff Senate race. The same tone that defined the much lamented 2002 contest -- in which chall...

Max Cleland: Obama's Secretary Of Veterans Affairs?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama is considering Max Cleland for two top posts, the Washington Times reports: President-elect Barack Obama is considering former Sen. Max...

Sam Stein

The Amazing Story Of Saxby Chambliss' Bum Knee | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Six years ago, Saxby Chambliss was able to win a seat in the United States Senate by deploying a series of highly personalized swipes at incumbent Dem...

Georgia on My Mind

Lance Simmens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lance Simmens

Sometimes individuals are humbled by defeat, other times they are hardened by it. I had hoped that in McCain's case the former would apply, it seems not to be the case.

In Georgia, McCain Saves The Worst For Last

Max Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max Bernstein

I don't know if John McCain's memory is starting to go and 2000-2002 is just a bit fuzzy, if he got so used to pissing away his principles for the good of the party that by now it's just reflexive.

Jason Linkins

John McCain, Saxby Chambliss, And A Shifting Definition Of 'Honor' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

According to the historical record, when Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss first ran against and defeated Max Cleland, he ran some incendiary ads that d...

Max Cleland's Chance for Revenge

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Don McNay

One of the biblical 10 commandments is not to bear false witness. Saxby Chambliss will have to answer to God someday, but on December 2nd, he needs to answer to the people of Georgia.

Sam Stein

Chambliss Releases Another 9/11-Themed Ad | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Facing the possibility of a runoff election, Sen. Saxby Chambliss has put out a television advertisement that exploits imagery of 9/11. The spot, tit...

John Kerry For Secretary Of State. Max Cleland For Secretary Of Veterans Affairs

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Boyce

War and Climate Change are the two great issues facing our country and our world. John Kerry is better than any considered to address them.

Do it for Max Cleland

Max Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max Bernstein

Help Jim Martin defeat Saxby Chambliss in the name of sweet, sweet retribution for the scare campaign that painted a Max Cleland as unconcerned with the safety of our country.

Rachel Weiner

Chambliss: "The Other Folks Are Voting" | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Via John Cole, the Politico reports on Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss' candid assessment of what motivates Republicans in his state: The Republican is ...

Sam Stein

Cleland Worried About "White Backlash" To Obama | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Max Cleland, the former Senator from Georgia who has taken on an active role helping Democrats campaign in that state, expressed concern that there wo...