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Palin Reacts To Alleged Tea Party 'Terrorist' Criticism

Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics

During an appearance on Fox News' "Hannity" on Tuesday night, Sarah Palin shared her take on a criticism Vice President Joe Biden reportedly directed ...

The State of Denial Has Zero Electoral Votes -- But It Seems to Be Winning

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Gellman

Apparently in addition to being a socialist, a terrorist, a Kenyan, a Nazi, a granny killer, and like Hitler -- Obama is not even really our president. The whole thing was just a big liberal lie.

Bill Ayers Tells His Side: 'A Bit Surreal'

The Huffington Post | Ben Goldberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Bill Ayers, who stayed quiet throughout the presidential campaign even as he became its central lightning rod, finally broke his silence on Election D...

Seth Colter Walls

Another GOP Senator Decries Ayers Robocalls | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***UPDATED BELOW*** Oregon's Gordon Smith has become the fourth Republican Senator to disavow John McCain's robocalls linking Barack Obama to Bill Ay...

Bill Ayers Speaks: 'Life Happens'

Chicago Tribune | James Janega | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As his name was tossed back and forth Tuesday in the fury of the presidential campaign, 1960s radical William Ayers spent the day as he often does, wo...

Days of Rage

Thomas Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Thomas Frank

On the first night of the Republican convention, back in September, the theme was "Service." Speaker after speaker mounted the rostrum to tell about t...

Chicago Annenberg Challenge Explained

Education Week | Dakarai I. Aarons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Annenberg Challenge, chaired from 1995 to 1999 by Barack Obama, is being portrayed by some critics of the Democratic presidential nominee ...

McCain Now Tying Michelle Obama To Ayers

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The McCain campaign is now broadening their attack on Obama's past association with William Ayers to include Michelle Obama -- even though McCain has ...

Why Is New York Times Ignoring McCain's Own Bill Ayers?

Media Matters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On October 4, The New York Times published a 2,140-word front-page article about Sen. Barack Obama's association with former Weather Underground membe...

McCain's Own 60's Radical Pal

Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marc Cooper

McCain openly boasted about his deep collaboration with one of the most prominent of Vietnam-era student radicals, David Ifshin, who denounced America on Radio Hanoi as McCain sat locked up as a POW.

Begala Previews Potential Obama Ayers Counterattack

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Paul Begala, in a shot on Meet the Press that sounds like something other than an offhand remark, suggests an Obama comeback to an expected McCain ad ...

Obama Challenges Radio Station For Airing Ayers Smears

Chicago Tribune | John McCormick and Steve Schmadeke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just hours after Democrats formally nominated Barack Obama for president, his campaign launched a call-in offensive to WGN radio to protest the appear...

Obama Trying To Keep Swiftboat Response Low-Key

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here's a development that really bears watching: In stark contrast to John Kerry's 2004 campaign, the Obama team has developed a very aggressive respo...

Rachel Weiner

Obama Ayers Ad Responds To McCain Attack (VIDEO) | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama has responded to the ad tying him to Weatherman William Ayers with an ad of his own. "With all our problems, why is John McCain talking a...

Ayers And Obama: What Is Their Relationship?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Pennsylvania Democratic debate took a few nasty turns last night, as moderator George Stephanopoulos sought to inject a new figure from Obama's Ch...