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Leave 'Em in the Locker Room: Pro Athletes Make Lousy Public Officials

Robert Lipsyte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Robert Lipsyte

The sports-industrial complex tends to produce narrow-minded, self-centered, ethically-challenged mercenaries who are deeply submissive to established authority and fiercely dedicated to winning by any means possible.

Inside Lawmakers' 'Frat House For Jesus' And Ensign's Intervention

The New Yorker | Peter J. Boyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One midwinter night in 2008, Senator John Ensign, of Nevada, the chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee, was roused from bed when six men ...

House Members Cope With Anti-Washington Sentiment While Running For State Office

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Even though having Washington, D.C., on your résumé is supposed to be like having a scarlet letter on your lapel this election cycle, more than a do...

Zach Wamp Blasts GOP Rival: 'You Have At Least 100 Conflicts Of Interest'

Chattanooga Times Free Press | Andy Sher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

To hear Republican gubernatorial hopeful Zach Wamp tell it, GOP rival Bill Haslam has more than one conflict of interest stemming from the Haslam fami...

"C Street" and the Military

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

These soldier's appearances on religious programs in uniform isn't just a violation of military regulations, it's a good example of the multiple connections between fundamentalist groups.

Ensign Gave $5,000 To GOP Housemate After Scandal

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Eight days after admitting to an extramarital affair, Sen. John Ensign gave $5,000 to the Tennessee gubernatorial campaign of Rep. Zack Wamp - a fello...

Dems & Repubs on Health Care: 'Love a Lobbyist'

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michele Swenson

The same insurance and pharmaceutical lobbies have granted themselves billions of dollars of taxpayer subsidies and inflated profits continue to shape the healthcare reform debate today.

GOP Rep: Health Care Is A "Privilege"

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama held a health-care summit today at the White House where he made clear that reform was an administration priority. "If we want to crea...