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Hillary Clinton v. the Right-Wing

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 04.29.2015 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Attacks must hurt Hillary personally when her record in public life has never been shown to be anything but honest. She has made a career of speaking out for those who can't speak out for themselves and fighting for equality and the civil and human rights of those who have been oppressed.

Does Fast Track Supporter Earl Blumenauer Also Support Israeli Settlements?

Robert Naiman | Posted 04.24.2015 | Politics
Robert Naiman

From the point of view of the administration, Blumenauer is an extremely rare commodity: a House Democrat who supports the Ryan-Hatch fast track legislation.

Jason Linkins

Does Hillary Clinton Have An Anonymous-Sources Problem? We Asked A Bunch Of Anonymous Sources

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.19.2015 | Politics

Over at National Journal, Emily Schultheis reports on a problem that's been bedeviling those who are closely tied to the proto-campaign of former secr...

Clinton Wins if She Runs Despite Attacks from 'Purist' Liberals, the Media, and Right-wing Conspiracy

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 03.28.2015 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Hillary's life and work demonstrate she is a liberal. She is also a realist and over decades has learned simply taking positions isn't enough.

Tick... Tock: The Growing College Debt Crisis

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 03.28.2015 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

The growing college debt crisis is a symptom of a much larger problem. What happens when the governance in place relies upon short term fixes like debt to fuel an operational model that no longer works?

The Media-Pollster Axis Stole the Election

Llewellyn King | Posted 01.17.2015 | Politics
Llewellyn King

There is no doubt about the public mood. So why didn't the public vote when there was so much journalistic enthusiasm for the election; when an amazing amount of television time, especially on cable, was given to politics; and when radio goes at politics 24-7?

Sisters Can Move Mountains -- Starting With That Hill Over Yonder

Bridget Fonger | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics
Bridget Fonger

My goal is to encourage everyone to venture outside their very own District's bubbles to empower themselves. If you hear a candidate that gives you hope of movement toward ending the great divide in Congress, or who shares your most passionate political beliefs, grab on to his or her coattails.

Texas Tea Party Challengers Fizzle

The Hill | Posted 02.16.2014 | Politics

Nearly two years after Ted Cruz's come-from-behind primary victory, Tea Party challengers are fizzling in Texas. ...

Watch This Video If You Want To Hear Paul Ryan Call Himself 'Satan Incarnate'

The Huffington Post | Cayla Rasi | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

You've seen it on Jimmy Kimmel, now you can spot it on The Hill -- people reading mean tweets about themselves in the name of a laugh. NowThisNews ...

#VetMyFacts

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 02.09.2014 | Media
Eric Yaverbaum

The faster the internet goes, the faster misinformation can be spread. My anecdotal perspective is that we were at warp speed several years ago. Now what?

Food Stamp Cuts a Crime Against the Poor by Politicians

Brent Budowsky | Posted 12.29.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

This Friday, Nov. 1, America will learn the latest monthly jobs report news, which will not be good due to the Republican-caused government shutdown.

Politico's Acquisition of Capital New York Is Scaring the New York Times

Brian LaSorsa | Posted 11.24.2013 | Media
Brian LaSorsa

Attacking outlets like Capital New York for no other reason than being new to industry might be a fun way for the Times to tout its influence today, but it won't be fun when someone else is sitting atop that throne.

Boulder's 100-Year Flood & Weather Weirding

Tom Weis | Posted 11.16.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

I have lived in Boulder for nearly 30 years and have never seen anything -- weatherwise -- like what I've witnessed these past two years.

Trump '16? Big Media Digs Deep

Michael Sigman | Posted 10.16.2013 | Media
Michael Sigman

During the 2012 Republican primary, the media had its fun with the pseudo-candidacy of Donald Trump, who dropped out without having dropped in because...

50 Years Of Secrecy, Courtesy of Max Baucus

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Senator Max Baucus has decreed a minimum 50 years of secrecy for negotiations over revamping the federal tax code. It's not the information itself that must remain under lock and key, but which senator is supporting what massive corporate giveaway -- that's what has to remain secret.

WATCH: Archaeologists Dig Up Earliest Free African-American Settlement In Maryland

The Baltimore Sun | Pamela Wood | Posted 09.25.2013 | Black Voices

In Easton, an untold story of free African-Americans is being discovered through bits of glass, shards of pottery and oyster shells. Piece by piece, ...

Obama 'No Better' Than Bush In Key Area, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

A majority of Americans believe that President Barack Obama is either worse or no better at protecting civil liberties than former President George W....

BuyPartisan Consensus: ExxonMobil Donates $260,000 to Obama Inauguration

Steve Horn | Posted 03.23.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

Critics say it's more of the same out of an Obama Administration that in the first term had a cozy relationship with corporate patrons.

The Republicans' League of Their Own: Reasons, Responses, Recommendations

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

It's important because a vibrant two-party system makes our republic stronger. It provides the basis for compromise, forward momentum and progress. If the Republicans continue to play in a league of their own, they and our democracy will be worse off for it.

The Hill's 25 Women To Watch

The Hill | Posted 10.24.2012 | Women

Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, Condoleezza Rice — these are women who have made their marks in politics in a big way. But look beyond this highest t...

The Unconventional: The Political Conventions in Perspective

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

It appears the Democratic Party's convention in Charlotte produced a better one for Obama. As history has shown, the bounces don't matter very much -- Dukakis, Kerry and McCain each got substantial bounces after their conventions. You know the rest.

Ex-NPR Hill Reporter: Lied To Daily

www.politico.com | Patrick Gavin | Posted 10.23.2012 | Media

After 14 years at National Public Radio, Andrea Seabrook left in July and, to hear her talk about her experience covering Capitol Hill, it's clear tha...

Capitol Hill Beauties Drink Lemon Martinis, Want Sweet Tea

Posted 07.25.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Hill released its annual 50 Most Beautiful People list on Wednesday and this year's beauties are an athletic bunch who also like to ...

Is Michele Bachmann Washington D.C.'s Most Beautiful?

Posted 07.25.2012 | Style

Michele Bachmann may have ducked out of the presidential race long ago (and oh, how we've missed her) but she's still coming out swinging in the battl...

Is Michele Bachmann Washington D.C.'s Most Beautiful?

Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Michele Bachmann may have ducked out of the presidential race long ago (and oh, how we've missed her) but she's still coming out swinging in the battl...