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Jason Linkins

BeckWatch: Greenhorns

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's an easy bet for scientists that there's far more money to be made serving in the petrochemical industry's army than there is promoting carbon offsets or rescuing spotted owls.

Sam Stein

Iowa Waitress Speaks Out: I Didn't Get Tip From Clinton, Media Has Misplaced Priorities

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the past week, Anita Esterday's life has been turned upside down. A single mother of two, she found herself in the middle of a media circus when i...

Sam Stein

Could Romney Be Behind the Anti-Mormon N.H. Phone Calls?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Something fishy is going on in New Hampshire and Iowa. Voters in the two early primary states have recently been getting phone calls raising questions...

Max Follmer

Writers' Strike Leaves Hollywood's Least Powerful Out In The Cold

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Amidst whispers that Hollywood's power agents may be brokering a back channel détente to bring media moguls and striking showbiz writers back to the ...

Jason Linkins

InDiggnation: New Fox News Porn Parody Banned By Online Community

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Emails obtained by the Huffington Post document the back and forth exchange that transpired between Brave New Films' Jesse Haff and the editors of Digg.

Jason Linkins

Face The Nation Stuck In Reruns

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bob Schieffer's big weekend get? GOP presidential contender Mike Huckabee! He's surging! Dynamic! And how best to play up your guest's surging dyna...

Jason Linkins

The Gift That Keeps On Giving: Or, If You Prefer, 'Devolving'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The state of emergency in Pakistan really has Dana Perino in a bind. She cannot just come out and tell the press the truth, which is that President B...

Max Follmer

Dems Set To Kill Feinstein Censure Resolution

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein and the state's Democratic Party pushed back Wednesday against a proposal by a coalition of progressives to censure t...

Sam Stein

Millions Funneled To Rural Pregnancy Centers That Promote Religion, False Information

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Federally funded "pregnancy resource centers" throughout the country are receiving millions in taxpayer dollars despite promoting religious content an...

Michael Roston

Freedom's Watch Watch: Vulnerable Democrats Shrug Off New Iraq Ads

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Roston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If House Democrats are worried about Freedom's Watch calling them out in newspaper ads in their local districts, they aren't showing it. "In an age o...

Michael Roston

Freedom's Watch Watch: New Veterans Day Ads Target Dems On Iraq

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Roston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The morning after the country observed Veterans Day, newspaper readers in seven cities woke up to full page ads blasting their local Democratic repres...

Jason Linkins

BeckWatch: The Paramount Concerns Of The Upper Tax Brackets

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As we mentioned yesterday, CNN's Glenn Beck is a wealthy man who's poised to get even wealthier. And, as such, this informs his values. Glenn's bank...

Max Follmer

Clinton's Planted Question...In 1999

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Three days after Hillary Clinton's campaign was forced to admit it had planted a question at an Iowa campaign event, an eagle-eyed tipster noted that ...

Thomas B. Edsall

Edwards Increasingly Fenced In By Federal Matching Funds

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

On September 27, just before announcing that his third quarter contributions had dwindled to $7.2 million, John Edwards reached out for a lifeline: fe...

Sam Stein

Clinton Touting Economic Program Despite Its Mixed Results

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It is touted by Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-NY, as a small but important success from her time in Congress - a program designed to transition small busine...

Marc Cooper

Vegas Tip Sheet: Seven Things To Watch For In Tonight's Dem Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Las Vegas -- What to look and listen for in tonight's much-touted televised Democratic Presidential Debate? Here's a handy Tip Sheet to help sort ou...

Michael Roston

Democrats Down To The Wire Rounding Up Iraq Withdrawal Votes

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Roston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Democratic leaders were hard at work on Wednesday to round up the votes in favor of a $50 billion "bridge fund" that would require the president...

Sam Stein

Senate To Follow House With Aggressive Iraq Funding Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-NV, announced today that the Senate will not approve war funding this calender year unless it is a $50 billion me...

Jason Linkins

Tancredo's Iowa Ad = SUPER INSANE!

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"There are consequences to open borders," says the narrator - and he's not just talking about those Mexicans from Heroes who weep black tar from their...

Jason Linkins

Update: Digg Reverses Ban On Fox News Porn Parody

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Huffington Post just received word that Digg has reversed its previous decision to ban Brave New Films' "Fox News Porn" parody.

Jason Linkins

The Gift That Keeps On Giving: Presidential Apparel

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Even as the crisis in Pakistan continues to unfold, Dana Perino is using her word-hole to utter some remarkable things, including novel positions on P...

Marc Cooper

Vegas Debate: Hillary Goes On Counter-Offensive

HuffingtonPost.com | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LAS VEGAS-- Thursday's Democratic debate came roaring out of the box with the top three contenders verbally pounding each other like at no other momen...

Jason Linkins

Obama and Russert Have Genial Sunday Sitdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

To say that there's a surfeit of skepticism about the journalistic practices of NBC's Tim Russert would be an understatement. Over the weekend, the A...

Marc Cooper

Reporter's Notebook: Ongoing Live Reporting from Vegas Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Here's my live reporter's notebook from the UNLV's Cox Center in Las Vegas, site of tonight's Democratic Presidential Debate. I will be updating it ...

Sam Stein

Obama Stands By Support For Spitzer Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama, D-Il, is standing by his support for granting driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants, even after Gov. Eliot Spitzer, D-NY, ab...