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IRS Put In Double Bind

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Facing questions over the Internal Revenue Service's allegedly focused examination of conservative groups applying for nonprofit tax-exe...

Obama vs. Romney: "The Choice"

Harold A. McDougall | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics
Harold A. McDougall

That's about the same tone as the Obama ad. Way to go, I thought. So why isn't this what we generally get from these candidates, and from their respective parties?

Bernie Madoff To Replace Elizabeth Warren (Snark Alert)

Jonathan Tasini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Tasini

I just got off the phone with a reporter who wanted my thoughts on the appointment of Bruce Reed as Joe Biden's chief of staff. My first though, sarca...

Harold Ford's New York State of Mind

Daniel Denvir | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Daniel Denvir

Can any rich person just move to New York and win elected office? How many of New York's elected officials does Wall Street get to control?

Obama's Best Frenemy

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Glenn Hurowitz

Obama put his persuasive power on hold while he got sucked into an insider negotiation with Congressional centrists -- and has been unable to make a morally compelling case for his agenda.

Happy Birthday James Carville. Now Retire.

Pete Cenedella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pete Cenedella

This is a birthday card to James Carville, on a day when polls show most Americans rejecting the negative campaigns and the spin-mongering that he has...

Business-Friendly Democratic Party Platform Reflects Interests Of Party Leaders

Brad Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brad Parker

In its successive drafts, the DNC party platform moved from progressive to liberal to conservative, offering clear evidence that the Democratic Leadership Council and its corporate cronies still control the Democratic Party apparatus.

The Men Who Made Me Love Hillary

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Glenn Hurowitz

Unfortunately, the coterie of cautious centrists being touted by the Obama campaign as short-listers for the vice presidential nod are hardly up to the task of taking on the Republican attack machine.

Obama Snubs Once-Powerful DLC

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama skipped the Democratic Leadership Council's "National Conversation" this weekend, even thought it was a block from Obama's Chicago campaign head...