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Could Ryan's Choice Put the House in Play?

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If the Republicans' fears are true, could it mean Democrats have a much better chance at taking the House back in the upcoming elections? To put it another way, will we see "Speaker Nancy Pelosi" again next year?

Michael Calderone

BuzzFeed Partying At Political Conventions | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.15.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Since leaving Politico in late 2011, BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith has hired several scoop-hungry reporters, launched a D.C. bureau, ...

The Small Donor Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Jonathan Backer | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics
Jonathan Backer

The real small donor revolution in New York City can spread to federal elections as well if Congress enacts a small donor matching fund program. But its impact will not be felt in the form of more television advertisements funded by money from small donors.

Romney Ad: Obama Trying To Scare Voters

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.13.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's election campaign released a new ad accusing President Barack Obama of trying to "scare voters" Friday. The ad comes just a day afte...

Michael Calderone

Media Neglects How Jobs Report Affects American People | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.06.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Romney's up. Obama's down. That's the takeaway from much of Friday's media coverage of another disappointing monthly jobs report and un...

Former Politico White House Correspondent Pleads Guilty To Assaulting Ex-Wife

FISHBOWL DC | Betsy Rothstein | Posted 09.04.2012 | Media

It turns out there’s another side to Joe Williams, the White House Correspondent and former college football player who recently parted ways with Po...

WATCH: Former Conservative Boy Wonder Explains Political Shift, Responds To Criticism

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

How quickly the fall from grace begins. After Politico revealed that Jonathan Krohn, the 17-year-old who achieved internet fame in 2009 with a fie...

Politico Reporter Out Of A Job After Incendiary Romney Comments

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 06.30.2012 | Media

Journalist Joe Williams has lost his job at Politico, the website reported Saturday, one week after he was suspended for making controversial comments...

Suspended Politico Reporter Blasts Conservative Media

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.27.2012 | Media

The reporter suspended from Politico for comments about Mitt Romney said on Wednesday that he had been the target of a deliberate right-wing smear cam...

Michael Calderone

Inside The Politico 'Cult' | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.02.2012 | Media

On an early May evening, Politico executive editor and co-founder Jim VandeHei rallied his troops on the 30th floor of Allbritton Communications, loca...

The "Liberal Media" Continue to Hammer Obama

Eric Boehlert | Posted 08.18.2012 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Not once in the past twelve months has President Obama logged a seven-day stretch where his positive press coverage outweighed the negative.

Jason Linkins

Here Is A Politico Article About BlackBerrys, For Some Reason | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

Over at Politico, there is a two-page article on BlackBerrys. Okay? I mean, those articles that placed the BlackBerry as a fixture of the Capitol H...

Jason Linkins

NYT's Awkward Timing | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.07.2012 | Politics

Remember how last week, Politico wrote this mammoth indictment about how The New York Times and the Washington Post were engaged in a seedy practice o...

Jason Linkins

Mitt Romney's Successful Wooing Of GOP Elites Deemed To Be 'Unthinkable,' For Some Reason | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Politico's big feature story Tuesday does a pretty good job chronicling the GOP's fears of what could go wrong in the Romney campaign between now and ...

Pity the Poor Billionaires

Bill Moyers | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics
Bill Moyers

So-called "mega donors" are upset that their campaign contributions are being exposed to public view, ignoring our right to know who is giving money to candidates -- and the opportunity to try to figure out why. The sound you hear is the world's smallest violin, say, a teeny-tiny Stradivarius insured for millions.

Jason Linkins

Classic Politico: GOP Upset About Politico's Chief Competitors, Says Politico | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.31.2012 | Politics

As she did last week, Guardian columnist Ana Marie Cox joins me today for a discussion of the Politico story that has everyone picking ants from their...

Jason Linkins

Classic Politico: GOP Upset About Politico's Chief Competitors, Says Politico | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.31.2012 | Politics

As she did last week, Guardian columnist Ana Marie Cox joins me today for a discussion of the Politico story that has everyone picking ants from their...

Michael Calderone

Politico Makes Bias Claims It Can't Back Up | Michael Calderone | Posted 06.06.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Politico's executive editor, Jim VandeHei, and chief White House correspondent, Mike Allen, suggested Thursday that The New York Times and...

Republicans Not Sold On Romney's Chances

Politico | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics

Poll after poll indicates the presidential campaign is a dead heat, but you wouldn’t know it from talking to many Republican professionals. If you g...

Mitt Romney Is the New Al Gore

Death Race | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics
Death Race

2012-04-11-Screenshot20120411at11.35.00AM.jpgMitt Romney's not the person you want to invite over for a beer. But if your house was on fire you'd probably be happy to have him as a neighbor.

How Frank Luntz Is Killing the GOP

Brett C. Di Resta | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics
Brett C. Di Resta

Another problem with winning with Luntz-style politics is that it has led to hubris; Republicans believe they can talk their way out of anything. Just look at their strategy in the war against women.

Politico Updates Mitt Romney Beach House Scoop, Says It Received Plans From 'Rival Campaign'

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

When Politico reported Tuesday on plans for Mitt Romney's California beach house, complete with a "car elevator," the publication originally didn't me...

Jason Linkins

Are Voters Stupid, Or Are They Just Routinely Subjected To Terrible Political Reporting? | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.15.2012 | Media

While the various grand debates over the deficit that went down during 2011 received a massive quantity of coverage, the quality of that coverage was, at all times, pretty lacking. When the Senate's own attempt to form a deficit commission foundered, David Broder posited that it was the fault of Democratic "committee chairmen." This was comically wrong -- 10 of those committee chairs voted for it, versus six against, which was not enough to decide the matter. The measure failed because seven Republican cosponsors of the bill bailed on it. This stuff isn't that hard to figure out. And yet this is just a single example out of many where ordinary Americans haven't been properly informed on a variety of important details about an issue.

Politico Planning Big Slate of Web Video Shows (Video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

WASHINGTON -- Seeing an emerging playing field where Internet delivered video news will eventually be on par with cable, Politico will broadly expand ...

Politico Expands Live Video Programming with CSPAN Hook-up

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

WASHINGTON -- Politico, the fast-growing Web site for U.S. politics, which has been expanding its live Web programming, is expanding its footprint on...