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RNC Going Up With Ads In Montana | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***TUESDAY UPDATE*** The RNC is softening the ground for Wednesday's TV ad buy with two new radio spots obtained by the Huffington Post. One week out...

RNC Chair Blames McCain For Palin Clothing Costs

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RNC Chairman Mike Duncan throws back the blame for Sarah Palin's wardrobe by telling MSNBC that the McCain campaign asked for the RNC to pay for the c...

Karma! Did McCain's Own Loophole Buy The Clothes That Hurt His Campaign and Split His Party?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Limitations on coordinated expenditures between a party's National Committee and its candidate -- such as Palin's $150,000 wardrobe -- had been in place for decades, until McCain gave the nod to lifting them.

Loathe Palin, Love Palin's Wardrobe

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

We may not agree with Sarah Palin on everything in terms of financial accountability, we sometimes do agree on apparel. Wear it, work it, own it, girl!

Elected Officials Reflect the Electorate

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Miles J. Zaremski

It is we the voters who will be to blame if we succumb to the scurrility of that which is being foisted upon us by the campaign should the Republicans take the top two offices. Why?

Indiana Home to Increasing Numbers of Once-Rare Blue Hoosiers

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

Another ominous sign for the McCain campaign is the most recent polling average by Real Clear Politics, which has Barack Obama leading -- albeit barel...

The Palin Spending Spree -- "Let Them Eat Cake."

Susie Hoeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susie Hoeller

This lack of moral, and even political judgment, reveals once again that Senator McCain did not put "country first" when he selected Governor Palin as his running mate.

Palin's New Clothes Augur Tax Troubles

Stephen B. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen B. Cohen

Revelation of the Republican National Committee (RNC) spending $150,000 to clothe vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin augurs tax troubles for both.

1.3 Million Reasons for the GOP's Fraudulent "Dixie-Chicking" of ACORN

Brad Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Friedman

In case you're wondering, this is the real reason -- about 1.3 million of them, actually -- for the GOP's desperate ACORN "voter fraud" scam...

Will Giuliani's Top Staff Lose Two Presidential Campaigns In One Year?

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Nickolas

Back in June, many of us laughed and laughed at the idea that John McCain and the RNC was putting the top staff to Rudy Giuliani's disastrous presidential campaign to run the general election ground game.

Goodbye, RNC!

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The pageantry of the conventions are over, and now we get to pull back and see things in context, in frame set against each other, unscripted and engaging with the real world.

My First Convention: Pat Buchanan

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's Pat! Feisty former presidential candidate and frequent MSNBC commentator Pat Buchanan has been in this game a long time. Put it this way: His fir...

McCain Upstaged By Green Screen, Pink Protestor

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

John McCain is delivering his acceptance speech for the Republican nomination — and though it seems to be ending on a nice, uplifting, inspiring...

My First Convention: Kevin Madden

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Former Mitt Romney spokesperson and frequent cable news show guest Kevin Madden talks about his first convention, gets co-interviewed by Tammy Haddad,...

My First Convention: Trent Lott

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

You see lots of interesting people on a convention floor, but sometimes you can't quite believe your eyes when you see Senator Trent Lott . I asked a ...

Sarah Palin Declares War On Vloggers! (It's Only A Matter Of Time)

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

What did your trusty crew from your favorite Vlog Even Though We Hate The Word Vlog show think of Sarah Palin's speech? (Well, this, but that's in wri...

Say Buh-Bye To The Reality-Based Community: Karl Rove, Armstrong Williams And The Crazy-Making Politico Breakfast

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Karl Rove told the story of how Cindy McCain visited Bangladesh with Mother Teresa and encountered two sick little girls and took them both home. It's a heartwarming story, no question -- but hearing it from Rove is just plain creepy.

Buck Up, Media. If You're The Enemy, You're Finally Doing Something Right

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Sarah Palin, who has spent less than a week in the media spotlight and has thus far made herself completely unavailable for interviews, is blasting the media with both barrels, deriding them for daring to cover her.

Your Evening Vlog, Brought To You By Our Sponsor, The CNN Grill

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Here is the latest installment of the Morning Vlog Except We Hate The Word Vlog, captured in the falling light of dusk before the glowing neon of the ...

Meghan McCain's New Book: "My Dad, John McCain" (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last night we went to the launch party for Meghan McCain's new children's book, My Dad, John McCain, all about her dad's life story and rise to be the...

My First Convention: Joel Stein

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Time and LAT columnist Joel Stein, who is a God to people in their twenties and thirties, talks about his first convention, why he's shy around Tom Br...

My First Convention: Ana Marie Cox

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Time and CQ Politics contributor, original Wonkette and current vlog star Ana Marie Cox, talks about her first convention, learning to love political...

David Carr and Rex Sorgatz: Guide to Minneapolis

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NYT media columnist and Night Of The Gun author David Carr and Fimoculous lady-killing link-blogger Rex Sorgatz, both former denizens of Minneapolis, ...

HuffPo Luncheon All A-Twitter About New Media

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Today we attended HuffPo Luncheon: RNC Edition, which was actually one of the most feisty and interesting panels we've witnessed (though this morning'...

My First Convention: Laura Ingraham

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Conservative pundit and TV/radio host Laura Ingraham talks about her first convention, including what, exactly, comedian Chris Rock called her on "Po...