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Marc Cooper

Joe Biden: Dem Rivals "Not Making Sense" On Bhutto Murder

HuffingtonPost.com | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Council Bluffs, Iowa - Presidential candidate Senator Joe Biden took the occasion of the assassination of Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto ...

Sam Stein

Huckabee Pleads Poverty As He Takes Cash For Speeches

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the midst of his presidential campaign, GOP frontrunner Mike Huckabee has continued to accept tens of thousands of dollars in speaking fees primari...

Jason Linkins

BeckWatch: Cheerleaders On Vacation

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just because Glenn Beck is taking a break for some "much needed rest" doesn't mean the man cannot continue to be a vital pivot point for all sorts of ...

Max Follmer

Edwards: Internet Fundraising Up, But How Much?

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John Edwards, working to overcome his third-place showing in the Des Moines Register poll, turned the topic to fundraising Tuesday, with his Iowa stat...

Thomas B. Edsall

Fiery Edwards Rhetoric Pulling Males Away From Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The three-way Democratic contest in Iowa has taken on a new shape. John Edwards and Barack Obama are fiercely battling for the mantle of populist chan...

Marc Cooper

Will Edwards Really Win Iowa?

HuffingtonPost.com | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

East Des Moines, Iowa -- By local weather standards, it's a great Sunday morning. Bitter cold but no snow and no wind. And Alise Roderer, a young fie...

Marc Cooper

Edwards Radicalizes Anti-Corporate Pitch

HuffingtonPost.com | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Dubuque, Iowa - Amid a heavy snow storm Friday afternoon, an overflow crowd of several hundred supporters bundled into a meeting hall in this economi...

Sam Stein

Obama And Clinton Delicately Spar In Wake Of Bhutto's Death

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The early expressions of sorrow over the assassination of former Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto on Thursday morning turned into delicate and carefull...

Sam Stein

Clinton Lists 230 Foreign Policy Gurus Backing Her

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign has released a list of more than 230 foreign policy figures in support of her campaign, including 160 ...

Marc Cooper

Obama Rides Wave of Latest Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Des Moines, Iowa-- Buoyed by a widening, seven-point lead in the latest and most respected state poll, the Barack Obama campaign today saw a routine g...

Jason Linkins

Bill Kristol Blathers, A New York Times Preview

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So, as you might have heard, Time Magazine's gain became the New York Times' loss this week, as the Grey Lady, proving it's learned absolutely nothing...

Marc Cooper

Hillary's Final Strategy: Be Afraid

HuffingtonPost.com | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Eldridge, Iowa - Barack Obama and John Edwards might want to change the world. But Hillary Clinton wants to protect you against it. That's the unmist...

Sam Stein

Post X-Mas Poll Shows Nomination Race As Tight As Ever

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A few days removed from the Christmas Break and the Democratic race for the presidential nomination is as tight as ever. In a recently released Bloom...

Max Follmer

Kucinich Asks Supporters To Back Obama As Second Choice In Iowa

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Dennis Kucinich advised his supporters Tuesday that if he failed to garner enough backers in the first round of the Iowa caucuses, they should throw ...

Marc Cooper

Huckabee Melting: Attacks Negative Campaigning With Negative Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Des Moines, Iowa - In what is likely to be remembered as one of the more bizarre moments of this campaign season, embattled GOP presidential candidate...

Jason Linkins

Campaign AdWatch: John McCain May Not Be Mitt Romney's Biggest Fan

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

You know, the McCain campaign isn't exactly made of money, so you wonder how many takes of this short campaign ad had to be shot before McCain was abl...

Thomas B. Edsall

Mitt Romney Down For The Count?

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mitt Romney, who a month ago believed his victories in Iowa and New Hampshire were bought and paid for, is now scrambling to remain competitive in bot...

Jason Linkins

Scarborough Assesses The Electoral Impact of Bhutto Assassination

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough offered a somewhat blinkered assessment of how the assassination of Benazir Bhutto will impact the 2008 presidential race. Th...

Jason Linkins

Maybe Kris Kobach Is What's The Matter With Kansas

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If, indeed, power corrupts, then what bulwark does the public have when absolute power tries to corrupt absolutely? One vital defense, it seems, is t...

Max Follmer

Obama Rivals Say Des Moines Register Poll Can't Be Trusted

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ames, Iowa -- Playing down the importance of the Des Moines Register Iowa Poll - Hillary Clinton booster and former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack cited two ot...

Jason Linkins

The New Clinton Frame: Fear Of The Unexpected

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As has been previously discussed, the Clinton campaign has offered up a new campaign frame as we head to the zero hour for the first caucus in Iowa: s...

Jason Linkins

BeckWatch: 'Time' Has Come Today

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Romney, who apparently got the news of Time's decision from Beck, just wasn't having it, calling the choice, "disgusting...to suggest that someone like that is the man of the year is really disgusting. I'm just appalled."

Max Follmer

Burkle Mag Dredges Up Clinton 'All-Stars'

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Contrary to the insistence of their respective publicists, it looks like the gloves are off between former President Bill Clinton and his longtime pol...

Jason Linkins

Campaign AdWatch: McCain's 'Easy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Days after relating how Jesus gave him solace in the form of a cross scratched in the dirt while he was the Prisoner of Azkaban, John McCain is back o...

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Merry Christmas, HuffPo faithful, and welcome to another Sunday Morning of television liveblogging. Hope you are well. Our morning begins, as it alw...