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Sam Stein

Obama Launches New Attack Line: Clinton Copies My Votes

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign is launching a new line of attack on Sen. Hillary Clinton, accusing the Democratic presidential frontrunner ...

Sam Stein

New '08 Iran Rift: Obama Refuses To Sign Dem Letter To White House

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Thirty senators sent a letter to the White House on Thursday warning President Bush not to take offensive military action against Iran without the con...

Sam Stein

Giuliani Faces Investigation Of 9/11 Radios

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the midst of his presidential candidacy, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani now faces a looming government investigation into his handling of...

Jason Linkins

Candidates For Top Washington Times Position Share Bitter Past

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DC's right-leaning newpaper, the Washington Times, is in search of a new editor-in-chief. They're looking for someone who has "respect for the vision...

Max Follmer

Bush Iraq Request Includes Billions In Non-War Spending

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a shift of strategy that indicates an increasingly weakened political position, President Bush has included at least $2.51 billion for projects unr...

Jason Linkins

Ahmad Chalabi Returns As Press Snoozes

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just in time for Halloween, one of our favorite Iraq war zombies has shambled back into view. Ahmad Chalabi is the one-time darling of the Bush admin...

Jason Linkins

The Gift That Keeps On Giving: Perino's Pseudo-Science Gets Frosted

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Earlier this week, White House Press Secretary Dana Perino made heads spin when she claimed that climate change offered the prospect of health benefit...

BeckWatch: The Gleefully Inane 'Hate America' Rationale

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's unbelievable that anyone would stoop low enough to insult those caught in the clutches of nature's fury, yet that is precisely what Glenn Beck, of the most trusted name in news, did.

Nico Pitney

Pelosi's Scathing Attack On Bush Legacy: "What Does He Have To Show For His Presidency?"

HuffingtonPost.com | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has lashed back at President Bush after undergoing days of severe White House criticism. "What does he have to show for h...

Marc Cooper

New California Poll: Hillary's "Negative Drag'

HuffingtonPost.com | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new Field Poll shows Hillary Clinton evoking an intense polarization among California voters and accumulating a "negative drag" of voters who have made up their minds not to support her.

Michael Roston

McCain Indicates Support For Mukasey Despite Torture Controversy

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Roston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last week, HuffPost reported that John McCain's revulsion of waterboarding seemed attenuated by his desire to support Michael Mukasey, President Bush'...

Jason Linkins

Through A Lens, Darkly: Storyline Watch At The Democratic Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Did Obama deliver a knockout blow? By and large, no. But MSNBC managed to do their part to sustain the momentum of the unfolding drama for the sake of all tomorrow's ledes.

Sam Stein

Dems Pessimistic About Iraq Funding Battle

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Aides and advisers to congressional Democrats are pessimistic about their efforts to tie the approval of supplemental Iraq war spending to U.S. troop ...

Jason Linkins

BeckWatch: Pink-Eyed View of Code Pink

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As we've already seen, whenever CNN's Glenn Beck finds himself straining to maintain the surfeit on inanity his employers ask him to dispense, it's ok...

The Gift That Keeps On Giving: Dana Perino Reveals The Awesome Benefits Of Global Warming

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While White House Press Secretary Dana Perino may lack the showstopping musical theatre skills of her doppelganger, Kristin Chenoweth, she nevertheles...

Jason Linkins

The Gift That Keeps On Giving: Tortured Reasoning

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So, there is a matter of great concern to the Senators that will have to confirm Mukasey that they'd like to see resolved. Perino promises that he will do so, but only after he's confirmed.

Jason Linkins

The Spitzer Specter May Haunt More Than Clinton

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Another day removed from Tuesday night's debate, and Hillary Clinton is still the focus of fallout because of her response to the issue of New York Go...

Max Follmer

Tougher Mine Safety Rules Clear Hurdle In House

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A panel of lawmakers investigating the August mine disaster that claimed nine lives at Crandall Canyon in Utah approved tougher mine safety rules Wedn...

Jason Linkins

Look Out! Chris Matthews Has a 'Theory'!

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Chris Matthews told his Hardball audience today that "this gender thing is so tricky to talk about." And it is! Especially if we're going to continu...

Sam Stein

Schumer Takes Aim At Senate's Top Republican

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reflecting an increasingly aggressive strategy for the 2008 election cycle, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-NY, acknowledged on Wednesday that the Democrats are...

Jason Linkins

BeckWatch: Reclaiming The 'Four Freedoms'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

What was Beck mainly concerned with? Invading Mexican armies that will steal guns, destroy Nativity scenes and foment a rebellion in Vermont. Or something. Really.

Jason Linkins

The Gift That Keeps On Giving: Perino Terms A Deliberate Attempt To Mislead The Press "An Error In Judgement"

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Friday, White House Press Secretary Dana Perino had to take up the issue of FEMA's decision to stage a Potemkin press conference on the agency's re...

Jason Linkins

Doddmentum Grows: Candidate Set For Full-Hour Meet The Press Appearance

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT), whose candidacy has been galvanized in recent weeks by net roots support, will face a major new test this Sunday, the Huffingt...

Michael Roston

Clinton's "Parsing" Aired Side-By-Side In New Edwards Video

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Roston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a new video out from John Edwards' presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton gets called out for practicing the "politics of parsing." While much of t...

Michael Roston

Out Of Iraq Dems Frustrated Over Funding, But Place Hope In Leadership

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Roston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In September, 90 House members banded together in a letter to the White House stating that they would vote against any further funding for the war in ...