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Your 3 Big Relationship Questions and Opportunities for 2017

Robert Hall | Posted 01.08.2017 | Business
Robert Hall

Even the new physics tells us that matter is merely the manifestation of spirit, but spirit, consciousness, relationship itself is the real thing. We ...

When Principled Leaders Ignore Principles, America Suffers

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 02.16.2017 | Politics
Stuart Muszynski

In the annals of history -- in our country and the world -- there are lots of examples of the majority doing wrong while leaders went along or did nothing. We are at this kind of moral crossroads in American politics.

A Pension-Hating Congressman Takes His Salary -- Plus a Pension

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.14.2017 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Does Coffman see any hypocrisy in his own actions? And if so, what does he think he should do about it?

A Eulogy For The National Journal

The National Journal | Judah Robinson | Posted 12.14.2015 | Media

The phys­ic­ally and in­tel­lec­tu­ally tower­ing Daniel Patrick Moyni­han, who held seni­or po­s­i­tions in the ad­min­is­tra­tions o...

'I'm Not Broken': On Being A Reporter With Autism

National Journal | Gabriel Arana | Posted 12.04.2015 | Media

Not a year out of col­lege and less than two months in­to my job at Na­tion­al Journ­al, I did something that I al­most im­me­di­ately re­gr...

The Atlantic To Launch 'Washington Bureau,' Pivot National Journal On Membership Services

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 10.27.2015 | Media

Three months after announcing it would shutter the print magazine for its politics- and policy-focused National Journal, the Atlantic Media Company an...

Mental Health Reform: It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over

Mary Giliberti | Posted 10.14.2016 | Politics
Mary Giliberti

Keep the pressure on. Tell Congress that it's time for them to pass comprehensive mental health care reform. That was the message heard last week during Mental Illness Awareness Week (Oct. 4-10), when mental health advocates took to the airwaves nationwide and spread out over Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. to call for action.

New Republic Hires Editors From Lapham's Quarterly, National Journal

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 08.20.2015 | Media

The New Republic has brought three new editors on board, the latest in a string of additions since the liberal magazine suffered a massive staff walk-...

Is Donald Trump the Steve Martin or the Zsa Zsa Gabor of American Politics?

Peter Dreier | Posted 08.13.2016 | Entertainment
Peter Dreier

I don't mean to insult the comedian/actor/author/musician Steve Martin, whose mega-talents I admire, but I can imagine Donald Trump echoing one of Martin's favorite lines from his old comedy routine: "I can't believe I get paid for doing this."

National Journal Ends Print Edition, Newsroom Cuts Expected

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.04.2017 | Media

NEW YORK -- National Journal, a staple Washington politics and policy magazine relaunched just last year, will suspend its print edition, Atlantic Med...

Brother of Hillary Clinton's Top Campaign Aide Lobbied for Fracked Gas Export Terminal Co-Owned by Qatar

Steve Horn | Posted 06.30.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Anthony "Tony" Podesta began lobbying in late 2013 on behalf of a company co-owned by ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum aiming to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the global market.

Hillary Clinton Stumbles

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.08.2015 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Hillary Clinton is rumored to be putting her campaign team together, and she may announce her intention to run for president sooner rather than later. However, her handling of the controversy over her use of private emails while at the State Department has exposed one of her great weaknesses: transparency.

Jason Linkins

Does Hillary Clinton Have An Anonymous-Sources Problem? We Asked A Bunch Of Anonymous Sources | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.19.2015 | Politics

Over at National Journal, Emily Schultheis reports on a problem that's been bedeviling those who are closely tied to the proto-campaign of former secr...

Michael Calderone

Politico's White House Editor Jumps To National Journal | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.15.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- Politico White House editor Dan Berman is joining National Journal as an assistant managing editor, according to a staff memo. Nationa...

The Media-Pollster Axis Stole the Election

Llewellyn King | Posted 01.17.2015 | Politics
Llewellyn King

There is no doubt about the public mood. So why didn't the public vote when there was so much journalistic enthusiasm for the election; when an amazing amount of television time, especially on cable, was given to politics; and when radio goes at politics 24-7?

Given How Much Americans Dislike Congress, It's Shocking Anyone Got Elected At All

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.14.2014 | Politics

Only 9 percent of Americans approved of Congress in the weeks leading up to the midterm elections, which may explain why the election drew the lowest ...

GOP Sen. Richard Burr Plans To Run In 2016, Despite Retirement Rumors

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics

Despite some rumblings that he would retire, Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), the ranking member of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, told the Nat...

Why Do We Put Up with Washington's Cynical Misinformation Game?

Wendell Potter | Posted 10.19.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

There is one arena in which misleading the public not only is abided but is the norm: politics. In fact, much of what constitutes political discourse in this country is now built on a foundation of dishonesty.

GOP Congressman Says His Party's Targeting Of Hispanic Voters Would Be 'Race-Baiting'

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) said in a Wednesday radio interview that he has no regrets about his comments that Democrats are waging a "war on whites," and...

Why Isn't Chris Christie Derided for Being "Testy"?

Eric Boehlert | Posted 08.16.2014 | Media
Eric Boehlert

The media message to Clinton was clear last week: You can't lose your cool when dealing with the press. You can't try to intimidate reporters. Who is allowed to do all those things? Chris Christie, for one.

Another Website Bans Commenting

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.16.2014 | Media

Yet another news outlet has decided to eliminate comments from readers. National Journal said Friday that it would "join the growing number of site...

Michael Calderone

New National Journal Editor To 'Reinvent' Magazine | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.25.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- Richard Just, the former top editor of The New Republic and Newsweek, has been named editor of National Journal. Just will oversee the pri...

Jason Linkins

In What World Is Bernie Sanders Only The 37th Most Liberal Senator? | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

National Journal, as is its wont, has released its latest round of rankings in an effort to determine who are the most liberal and most conservative m...

Media for Sale: Coal Lobby Buys Politico, Real Clear Politics Events

David Halperin | Posted 03.20.2014 | Green
David Halperin

Last week, the political news website Real Clear Politics hosted a Washington D.C. event. Held at the gleaming Newseum, site of many such events, it was entitled, "U.S. Energy Policy: The Road Ahead," and appeared to be a genuine policy discussion. It was, in fact, an infomercial.

Fracking Lobby's Tax Forms: Big Bucks to Media Outlets, "Other ALECs"

Steve Horn | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

America's Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) -- the public relations arm of the oil and gas fracking industry -- has released its 2012 Internal Revenue Services (IRS) 990 form, and it's rich with eye-opening revelations.