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Jason Linkins

Vicki Iseman Speaks Out On Early Show: 'I Did Not' Have Affair With McCain | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Vicki Iseman, who was romantically linked to Senator John McCain by a February 21, 2008 New York Times article, spoke to Maggie Rodriguez of CBS' The ...

Vicki Iseman Drops Lawsuit Against New York Times Over McCain Ethics Story

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Vicki Iseman has dropped her $27 million lawsuit against the New York Times, according to a staff memo obtained by Politico. The memo, from Washingt...

This Week in Magazines -- Middle East Mayhem, Gagging Conservatives and Vicki Iseman's Side

James Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
James Warren

Despite the difficulty for journalists in reporting on the latest mess in Gaza, given onerous press restrictions, it's an obvious topic for many magazines, with most suggesting more reason for fatalism.

Vicki Iseman Suing New York Times Over McCain Affair Story

AP | DENA POTTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

RICHMOND, Va. — A Washington lobbyist sued The New York Times for $27 million Tuesday over an article that she says gave the false impression sh...

Vicki Iseman Speaks Out, Denies Affair With McCain

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A female telecommunications lobbyist who became part of an explosive story early this year about John McCain has broken months of s...

My Edwards Diary, Day Two

Jane Smiley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Smiley

Going out and getting stupidly laid and then coming home and reconciling with the wife is not the same as going out, getting stupidly laid, divorcing the crippled wife and marrying the pretty young thing.

Jason Linkins

Washington Post Publishes Specious Story On Obama Home Loan | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Joe Stephens' article in today's Washington Post broadly insinuates wrongdoing on the part of Obama, and not only fails to make its case -- it mendaciously avoids even mounting a case in the first place.

The Daschleization of Barack Obama -- or, How to Lose Your Balance By Centering Yourself

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

Obama's got a lot to lose all of a sudden. That means he's going to have to fight the temptation to play it safe even when it may be unwise.

Cindy McCain Responds To Vicki Iseman Allegations: "I Knew The Truth"

Access Hollywood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NBC entertainment show "Access Hollywood" sent out the below press release late Thursday, after conducting an interview with Senator John McCain's wif...

In Praise of Ombudspeople

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The mission of the ombudsperson is to watch the standards and performance of your publication, with an eye to keeping it scrupulously top-notch as a service to your readers. That's a service that shouldn't be outsourced for free to random people on the internet.

McCain's Ties To Lobbyists: $765,000 Alone From Telecommunications Lobbyists

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

USA Today has a new article detailing John McCain's ties to telecommunications lobbyists. The article points out one of John McCain's major inconsiste...

Gawker Boss Denton Fascinated By Sex Life Of Former Editor

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I am not sure exactly what the significance of Nick Denton's latest epic blog post about former editor Emily Gould is except to prove that he's maybe ...

Jason Linkins

George Will Disses McCain As 'Situational Ethicist' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last week, John McCain earned himself a brief respite from being called a political turncoat by his fellow conservatives because the New York Times wr...

Jason Linkins

Everybody's Getting A Hot Piece Of The McCain Story | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Roger Cohen's up in the New York Times opinion pages today, working through the disconnect between the sexual mores of France and the United States, e...

NYT Public Editor Faults McCain Story

New York Times | Clark Hoyt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

BILL KELLER, the executive editor of The Times, said the article about John McCain that appeared in Thursday's paper was about a man nearly felled by ...

Democrats Debate Tonight...As McCain Scandal Continues

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats Debate In Texas Tonight in Austin, Texas, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton will go head-to-head in their penultimate debate before the March...

Analysis: Story Could Undercut McCain

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — John McCain sought to minimize damage to his man-of-character image and his presidential hopes Thursday, vigorously denying and den...

Nico Pitney and Sam Stein

Vicki Iseman: Who Is McCain Scandal Figure? | Nico Pitney and Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

** MORE COVERAGE OF MCCAIN SCANDAL FALLOUT HERE ** On Wednesday night, an otherwise obscure telecommunications lobbyist by the name of Vicki Iseman w...

Marc Cooper

McCain Lawyer's Long History Of Spin | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Beleagured GOP candidate John McCain's choice for personal lawyer in the emerging favors-for-lobbyist scandal, Bob Bennett, has a long record of defe...

Vicki Iseman: New Republic Explores Scandal Inside New York Times

The New Republic | Gabriel Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last night, around dinnertime, The New York Times posted on its website a 3,000-word investigation detailing Senator John McCain's connections to a te...

Jason Linkins

Robert Bennett Defends McCain, Airs Suspicions | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A spirited defense of McCain was already being mounted on television Thursday by Robert Bennett, who has, according to the Drudge Report, been on this case for McCain since December 2007.

NYT Executive Editor Bill Keller: "I Was Surprised" By Response To McCain Story

AP | SETH SUTEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — A New York Times story examining John McCain's relationship with a female lobbyist eight years ago has thrust the newspaper itself in...

Tucker Carlson Would Notice If Vicki Iseman 'Wore A Thong'

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tucker Carlson is convinced that this New York Times story making waves on the campaign trail has no legs. On MSNBC, anchor Norah O'Donnell asks Tuck...

Vicki Iseman And Cindy McCain: Twins? Separated At Birth?

Huffington Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator John McCain is fighting accusations tonight from the New York Times that he had an affair with lobbyist Vicki Iseman. The Senator released a...

John McCain Affair? Links To Female Lobbyist Exposed

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

** NEW UPDATES ** Media-Loving McCain Now Avoiding Press: Time magazine's Michael Sherer reports: In the wake of a scandalous New York Times story ...