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Sam Stein

With Success Of Obama Campaign's Bain Attacks, Democrats Fall Back In Love

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A slew of new battleground state polls released this week lend credence to the Obama campaign's argument -– often offered to reporters...

Jason Linkins

Cory Booker Goes Off Message, Everyone Freaks For A Week: The Speculatron Weekly Round-Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

This week, the 2012 election season finally got to pig out on an empty-calorie feeding frenzy, in which everyone in the media pretended to have some sort of lofty conversation about the role of private equity in society while actually reminding everyone else that political elites are completely removed from the real-life stakes of the lives of normal Americans. It made for a great show, though! Pundits screwed on their super-serious faces and reporters faked thoughtfulness and everyone who was pretending to know something about the subject did a fine job of acting like they were doing something interesting. But let's face it: The only reason anyone was talking about private equity was because somewhere, some surrogate had gone "off message," and suddenly there was catnip everywhere!

Booker Addresses 'Meet The Press' Critics On Twitter

Benjamin Hart | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

Newark mayor Cory Booker sent out a series of impassioned tweets Thursday evening in response to continuing fallout from his appearance on "Meet The P...

Cory Booker Got It Right -- and the GOP Got It Wrong

Lanny Davis | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics
Lanny Davis

Democrats can win this thing on the facts. No need for misleading ads.

Bain and the Inside-the-Beltway Gang

Mike Lux | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

Here's the deal about this election year: Democrats are going to have blow off these attitudes by their Wall Street gang if they are going to have a chance to win this election.

Mr. President, Focus on Your Record -- Not Ripping Bain and Romney

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The message from the Bain flap is a simple one for Obama: stay on message. Run on your record.

Why Cory Booker's Message of Social Civility Resonates

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

It's sad that a political leader as accomplished as Cory, who has been as successful as he at reviving a city, should be hit by the left for criticizing the Obama campaign, and by the right for later defending the campaign. Does politics mean never speaking your mind or living by your values?

WATCH: Chris Matthews Hammers Cory Booker Over Obama Criticisms

Posted 07.22.2012 | Media

Chris Matthews tore into Newark mayor Cory Booker on Monday's "Hardball," saying that Booker had committed an "act of sabotage" and a "betrayal" of Pr...

Gingrich Has A Warning For Team Obama

Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich warned President Obama and his campaign against further criticism of Mitt Romney's private sector record, admitting that his own attempt...

Booker 'Upset' By GOP Response To His Comments

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker again clarified comments he made about President Barack Obama's attacks on Mitt Romney's private sector record, stating that ...

Sam Stein

Are Cory Booker's Bain Remarks All That Good For Mitt Romney?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was evident, from the moment he lamented attacks on Bain Capital during an interview on "Meet The Press," that Cory Booker would find...

WATCH: Axelrod Says Booker Was 'Just Wrong' On Bain

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod criticized Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker Monday for his comments regarding Bain Capital-related attacks against...

Cory Booker Clarifies Criticism Of Obama

Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

Newark, NJ mayor Cory Booker released a YouTube video Sunday evening reiterating his support for President Barack Obama and clarifying criticism he ma...

WATCH: Cory Booker 'Uncomfortable' Wiith Obama Campaign's Bain Strategy

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics

Newark N.J. Mayor Cory Booker (D) expressed reserve about the Obama campaign's Bain strategy against Mitt Romney, telling "Meet The Press" viewers on ...