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Question for Gov. Palin: Who Would Jesus Smear?

David Quigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Quigg

If Palin won't repent for us and won't repent for America, I hope she'll at least remember Lee Atwater's dying remorse and restrain herself for her own sake.

McCain's Desperate Claim: Obama is Dangerous. Vote for Me If You Want to Live!

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

McCain and his hatchet mom VP nominee are desperately trying to expose the "real" Obama to the people of America; but what they are really exposing is how morally corrupt McCain has become. And how complete has been his transformation from a noble reformer into an ignoble hack, willing to abandon his most deeply held values in his lust for the presidency. Read More The Winner of Debate II? "That One" McCain twice laid out the criteria for how the American people should judge the candidates: In tough times, we need someone with a steady hand on the tiller. By that measure, Obama was the clear winner. He was centered where McCain was scattered. Forceful where McCain was forced. Presidential where McCain was petulant. Read More

No, It's Not Politics as Usual

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Pope

Let's be clear -- when you see "fact-check" analyses finding errors in the claims by both campaigns, they are not all equivalent.

Over Two Dozen Lies Refuted About Ayers And Obama

John K. Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John K. Wilson

The gutter politics of the McCain campaign is reaching down once again to denounce Obama for his distant past links to Bill Ayers in an unprecedented guilt-by-association attack for a presidential campaign.

Obama's George Costanza Tactic on Ayers

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ari Melber

The message from Obama to the reporters traveling with him is a reverse George Costanza on the Bill Ayers issue: "It's not me, it's you."

William Ayers and John McCain

Jane Smiley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Smiley

No one knows if bombs William Ayers built actually killed anyone. Likewise, no one knows whether the bombs John McCain dropped on North Vietnam ever killed anyone -- though given the 23 bombing runs he flew, the odds are for it.

U of I At Chicago Opens Ayers Records, Reporters Hunting For Obama Ties

ABC 7 | Kevin Roy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Journalists and political operatives from both parties are busy poring over a massive number of files released Tuesday morning at UIC's library. Repu...

Rachel Weiner

Obama Ayers Ad Responds To McCain Attack (VIDEO) | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama has responded to the ad tying him to Weatherman William Ayers with an ad of his own. "With all our problems, why is John McCain talking a...

Nico Pitney

Ayers Linked To GOP Governor Through University | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The campaign season's hottest gotcha game -- six degrees of William Ayers -- has suddenly become a bit more complicated for John McCain and the Republ...

Seth Colter Walls

Obama-Ayers Ad Group Will Disclose Donors To Stay Within Law | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a response to several questions raised by a Thursday Huffington Post article, the independent committee behind an ad linking Barack Obama to 60's-e...

The Best Rebuttal To The Right's Ayers Rap on Obama

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stephen C. Rose

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley unabashedly acknowledges his ties to Ayers and the benefits he and the city have reaped as a result of the relationship.

Anti-Obama Ayers Ad Funded By One Billionaire McCain Supporter

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The spokesman for the American Issues Project, the independent group whose ad is the most negative of the cycle and links Obama to terrorism, says the...

Seth Colter Walls

Experts: Obama-Ayers Ad May Be Illegal | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATED BELOW A new ad raising Barack Obama's ties to 60s-era radical William Ayers may violate election law, according to campaign finance experts i...

Sean Hannity Hates My Terrorist City

Edward Rotchford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Edward Rotchford

I live in the city where the dastardly Professor William Ayers works. I attended the school where he teaches. I even took one of his classes. I am a bad patriot, my Chicago is an Un-American city!

Wrong...Wrong...Wrong: Obama Lets Muslim Advisor Resign

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Obama should convince the American public that he's not setting up a zero sum game between Muslims on one side and Christians and Jews on the other.

Jason Linkins

United States Now Filled With Terrorists, Apparently | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Because everyone in America forgot about 9/11, and failed to buy a sufficient amount of non-circulating Liberian legal tender currency commemorative t...

Sam Stein

McCain's Catholic Committee Full Of Controversial Figures | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Religious affiliations have proven, in the course of this campaign, to be a tricky business for politicians -- none more so than Reverend Jeremiah Wri...

Thoughts on Pennsylvania, Clinton and Obama from a "Realisticrat"

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

With a win in PA, Clinton's question to the superdelegates will be, "Are you better off with me or Obama against the Ruthless Republican Attack Machine." This Realisticrat already knows the answer.

Superdelegates Unswayed By Clinton's Attacks

NY Times | Patrick Healy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Throughout their contentious debate on Wednesday, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton tried again and again to put Senator Barack Obama on the defensive in...

Ayers And Obama: What Is Their Relationship?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Pennsylvania Democratic debate took a few nasty turns last night, as moderator George Stephanopoulos sought to inject a new figure from Obama's Ch...