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Jon Ward

Mitt Romney: I Don't Know If My Own Ad Is True Or Not | Jon Ward | Posted 01.26.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney told CNN's Wolf Blitzer he had not seen an ad -- it is a radio ad -- charging that Newt Gingrich called Spanish "the language of ghetto" d...

WATCH: Wolf Blitzer Corrects Piers Morgan

Posted 01.22.2012 | Media

CNN's Wolf Blitzer corrected his colleague Piers Morgan during the network's coverage of the South Carolina primary on Saturday night. Blitzer stopped...

Michael Calderone

How Many Presidential Debates Are Too Many? | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.19.2012 | Media

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Washington bureau chief Sam Feist got a call Thursday morning that would not only shake up the Republican primary but lead to some...

This Week In Crazy

Posted 01.16.2012 | Comedy

Our Psychometer scientists took some time off for the holidays, but they're back to examine who went too far this week. Luckily, they had their work c...

Tweeting the Huntsman Daughters: Social Media #Fail

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 03.13.2012 | Media
Morra Aarons-Mele

Regardless of the high profile their social media use has resulted in, the Huntsman women cannot be blamed for the odd types of scrutiny that have come their way.

Jason Linkins

Looks Like Someone At CNN Accidentally Published Wolf Blitzer's Most Insipid Thoughts About Politics | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.11.2012 | Media

Wolf Blitzer thinks that politics and the people who do politics are, like, really super neat, for reals! That is what I've divined from these several...

Wolf Blitzer Plays Matchmaker With Jon Huntsman's Daughters

Posted 03.11.2012 | Media

Wolf Blitzer channeled his inner yenta Monday night when the CNN host interviewed Jon Huntsman's three daughters. "What is your status right now? A...

Jason Linkins

WATCH: CNN's Madcap, Hologrammed, Punch-Drunk Caucus Night | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.05.2012 | Media

CNN outdid everyone else last night with hours of frantic, high-tech whiz-banging over an evening that eventually became chaotic and punch-drunk. Yes, there were holograms. And "magic walls." And tables full of pundits, sitting around doing nothing.

CNN's Epic Live Phone Call Interview

Posted 01.04.2012 | Media

Two new stars grew out of CNN's coverage of the 2012 Iowa caucuses. CNN's Wolf Blitzer and John King interviewed Edith Pfeffer, the chairwoman of C...

Mr. President and Senator Reid: Time for Silent Night

Jim Neal | Posted 02.20.2012 | Politics
Jim Neal

Speaker Boehner's attempt to concoct a narrative about some compromise of a compromise depends on who's listening. And that's where the president and Senator Reid have an opportunity to play the spoilers.

Perry Defends Contentious Obama Criticism

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

Rick Perry defended his latest campaign ad -- which criticizes Obama for repealing the U.S. military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy -- in an intervi...

A LOOK BACK: Wolf Blitzer Returns To The Soul Train Awards

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 12.05.2011 | Media

Wolf Blitzer sent audiences into a frenzy when he did the "Dougie" on stage at the Soul Train Awards last year. That's right -- the CNN anchor got...

Michael Calderone

Conservative Pundits: GOP Primary Lacks Foreign Policy Focus | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.02.2011 | Media

The Republican Party is divided like never before on the issue of U.S. foreign policy, with rifts over foreign engagement, Pentagon budgeting and the ...

Wolf Blitzer And Kermit: The Greatest News Team In History

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.31.2012 | Media

Wolf and Frog. Kermit Blitzer. Wolf Kermster. Kolf Blitzit. Kermit and the Wolf. These are just some of the names we came up with when we witnessed...

Hubris, Hubris, Hubris. Explaining Herman Cain's Downfall

Andy Ostroy | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

What's surprising, and inexplicable, is why someone with a walk-in closet full of skeletons would run for high office, thereby putting at grave risk his family, career and reputation. The only answer that makes any sense is hubris. And a massive dose of it.

The Cain Mutiny

Andy Ostroy | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

There's only one thing that can actually make Newt Gingrich's history of marital infidelity seem trite, and its name is Herman Cain. The man who gave us bad pizza and an even cheesier tax overhaul plan is once again at the center of a new sex scandal.

Michael Calderone

How CNN Landed Herman Cain Interview On New Allegations | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.28.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- When CNN producers booked Herman Cain on Sunday to appear on "The Situation Room" the following day, they couldn’t have expected that th...

Jon Ward

Gingrich Talks 'Future None Of Us Would Want To Live Through' | Jon Ward | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

Mitt Romney said his first trip, if he is president, will be to Israel, "to show the world we care about that country and that region." Romney did ...

Sam Stein

Romney Battles Huntsman Over Military | Sam Stein | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

In one of his sharper moments in Tuesday night's debate, Jon Huntsman pressed Mitt Romney specifically over his willingness to defer to military comma...

Amanda Terkel

Bachmann: Suspected Terrorists 'Don't Have Any' Rights | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) came out strongly against reading suspected terrorists their Miranda rights. She criticized President Obama bowing to ...

Andrea Stone

Santorum Makes Shocking Claim On Racial, Religious Profiling | Andrea Stone | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

One of the most devout Christians in the GOP field endorsed singling out Muslims for extra screening by the Transportation Security Administration whi...

The Biggest Debate Challenge For Networks

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 01.22.2012 | Media

NEW YORK — Keeping the crowded Republican presidential debates fair, lively and topical can seem like the equivalent of juggling while walking a...

Michael Calderone

Is 2012 The Year Of The Debate? | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.21.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- Will 2011 be remembered as the "year of the debate?" That's how CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer recently described the Republican race while se...

Michael Calderone

Christie's Latest 2012 Denial Sparks Media Frenzy | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.04.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie told political reporters huddled in Trenton's statehouse -- and watching live Tuesday on cable news -- ...

Herman Cain's (and the GOP's) Confusion About Black Voters

Michael Fauntroy | Posted 12.04.2011 | Black Voices
Michael Fauntroy

For too long, conservatives have blamed Black leaders for Republican failures with Black voters. Herman Cain's view suggests that looking inward is something the Republicans are unable, or unwilling, to do.