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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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Michael Calderone

Is 2012 The Year Of The Debate?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

Sam Stein

Ron Paul's Ex-Campaign Manager's Death Backdrop For Health Insurance Position

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When CNN's Wolf Blitzer pressed Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) over what he would do if a 30-year-old uninsured man suddenly slipped into a com...

Sam Stein

SHOCK VIDEO: Debate Audience Says Uninsured Patient Should Be Left To Die

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics

A bit of a startling moment happened near the end of Monday night's CNN debate when a hypothetical question was posed to Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas). "...

No News Is Good News

Douglas Forbes | Posted 10.05.2011 | Media
Douglas Forbes

Who can argue that cable TV teems with killer comedy? I mean, have you watched CNN, MSNBC or FOX News channels lately?

Jason Linkins

Anthony Weiner's Most Awkward Interview Moments

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.02.2011 | Media

Yesterday, after discovering that his "Plan A" of "yelling at the media, forever" wasn't going to work, a more humble and forthcoming Representative A...

Michael Calderone

CNN Makes Big Move In The Washington Bureau

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.17.2011 | Media

CNN executives searched far and wide for a new Washington bureau chief only to find one right back in the bureau. On Tuesday, CNN promoted network vet...

Lucy Blodgett

The Milken Conference 2011

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 07.02.2011 | Los Angeles

Monday marked the first morning of the 2011 Milken Conference, a four-day long event hosted by the Milken Institute at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Thou...

Jason Linkins

Something Is Happening On A Sunday, So Let's Vamp: The Mediagasm

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.02.2011 | Media

Before we got the news Sunday night, America got about a solid hour of ramping and vamping, as newspeople took to the teevee to make wild speculation about what it was that they were all summoned back to work to report.

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Harry Reid 'Not Confident' About War In Afghanistan

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is unsure whether the war in Afghanistan is going to be a success and says the United States ...

World Cannot Believe Mubarak Hasn't Fucking Left Yet

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Even President Barack Obama, renowned for his careful choice of words, seems to be losing patience with Mr. Mubarak: "I never thought I'd say this about someone, but Hosni Mubarak is an even bigger jacka** than Kanye."