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Jon Ward

Elections 2012, Inside The Bubble: Huey Long Populism, Crowd Wars, And Fraying Nerves | Jon Ward | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A full day with both presidential campaigns on their final weekend yielded three broad observations: President Obama and Mitt ...

Probe Mitt Romney's Affiliation With the Mormon Church -- It's Not Too Late and It's Required

BlackAndBrownNews | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics

Why the press has gone lightweight on Governor Romney escapes me. Religious affiliation mattered to the press corps in 2008. I don't understand why it does not matter in 2012.

How About a Press Conference, Mister President?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama were taking questions on a regular basis and forcefully standing up for his ideas and his perception of day-to-day issues, he would do a much better job of making his case to the American people.

Will Obama Hold Another Press Conference?

David Bromwich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Bromwich

We hear plenty of this president by other means. But we ought to reckon what we have lost if the White House goes on treating the presidential press conference as an outmoded convention.

Fear and Envy of Black Masculinity: How Politico's Jonathan Martin Mugged President Obama and Got Away With It

Ronald B. Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ronald B. Robinson

Almost all black men recognize the contemptuous look Jonathan Martin gave Obama on Thursday.

Background Briefings Irk White House Press Corps

Politico | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As Washington prepares for President Barack Obama's first White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, members of the White House press corps are g...

Bush's Final Press Conference

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Lest I be accused of "Bush Derangement Syndrome," I'm reproducing some of the most interesting answers Bush gave today, with a minimum of snarky commentary.

Rock The Vote: Hot Flashes from the Campaign Trail

Alison Teal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alison Teal

It's been 45 days now that we've been on the road Rocking the Vote road, and nowhere is it more measurable than in our waistlines. We have, to put it gently, become a touch portly.