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Political Drama

House of Cards Is a Republican Fantasy World

Randy Shaw | Posted 04.22.2014 | Politics
Randy Shaw

It's as if Pete Peterson and his anti-entitlement crowd got control of Netflix and used its streaming power to create a fictional universe where elite interests not only win, but are widely popular.

Women as 'Political Animals': TV Shows Art Imitating Life

Barbara Lee | Posted 09.17.2012 | Media
Barbara Lee

The scripted television lineup is rife with winks and nods to the political drama playing out on the news. Aside from sheer entertainment value, these shows say something profound about the political landscape: Women politicians are not an anomaly.

Clooney And Gosling Take Toronto

Erica Abeel | Posted 11.09.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Ides of March should make great fodder for the chattering classes. And it certainly marks the emergence of delicious Ryan Gosling as a star.

Oil Spill Hearings Bring Out the Political Drama: 'Spill, Baby, Spill'

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Gulf Coast oil spill engendered its share of Capitol Hill drama Tuesday, beginning with the moment executives from BP, Transocean and Halliburton ...

Jason Linkins

It's Apparently Very Hard Being Rahm Emanuel | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As Washington emerges from the icy grip of the Snowpocalypse and slides into spring, everyone's fancy has turned to thoughts of love. The Beltway medi...

Barack Obama is the President -- Why are Black People Still So Mad?

Michael Gene Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Gene Sullivan

A calm day. A sunny, day, for San Francisco - which means really foggy with what will ultimately be an unfulfilled promise of sun later. A nice day, w...