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Cheney, Rove, and Fleischer and the Importance of Net Neutrality

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

Dick Cheney, Karl Rove, Ari Fleischer and other right-wing mouthpieces are trying to frame future debates while they reinvent the George W. Bush years...

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: March 17, 2009 | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So today marked the beginning and, hopefully, the end, of Twitterviewing. As much as I enjoy Twitter, it is a medium that is fantastically incompatib...

McCain Doing "Twitterview" With George Stephanopoulos

ABC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Next Tuesday, I'm trying something new. Catch my "twitterview" with Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., on Tuesday, March 17 at 12 noon on Twitter....

Limbaugh: ABC Falsely Reported That GOP Leader Disagreed With Me

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Okay, the Limbaugh wars have just taken yet another weird new turn -- Rush is claiming that a high profile GOP leader who appeared to disagree with hi...

Memo to The Media: Having Rove on to Pontificate on the Economy is like Having Madoff on to Pontificate on Investing

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Republicans have deservedly lost control of the government. And given the bankruptcy of their ideas for addressing the crisis we face, they realize their only chance to return to power is to try to rewrite history. Enter Karl Rove... READ MORE Darkening Clouds... Silver Lining? While we are trying to move the economy to full capacity, we also need to make sure that our communities are operating at full capacity. Our full capacity of giving. Our full capacity of service. Our full capacity of compassion. As America's Misery Index soars, so must our Empathy Index. READ MORE Watch: Arianna on Larry King Live Discussing Limbaugh's Influence on the GOP and Obama's Stimulus Plan

Congressional Democrats Made a Big Mistake Including Earmarks in the Spending Bill

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

Democrats in Congress could really use a lesson in the art of politics from President Obama. They have handed the Republicans a legitimate issue to complain about, and there isn't a single good reason for it.

Whitman's Sampler: The Ex-eBay CEO's Moves Mirror the Republican Crisis

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

Whitman, pushing policies that resonate on the far right of American politics even as some doubt her sincerity, has her work cut out for her in winning the governorship of blue state California.

Obama Lunches With TV Anchors

New York Times | Jeff Zeleny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

President Obama had a few lunch guests over to the White House on Tuesday to offer a preview of the evening speech he will be delivering to a joint se...

Sam Stein

Bank Nationalization: "As American As Apple Pie" | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Even before the panel discussion commenced, George Stephanopoulos knew that this would not, in actuality, be a debate. The topic was the nationalizati...

Jason Linkins

RNC Chair Steele Doesn't Seem To Understand How The Government Works | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Whether or not I have policy disagreements with the the Republican National Committee, I nevertheless would prefer that its chair had, at minimum, a b...

Steele Crazy After All This Year

Ellis Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellis Weiner

We are witnessing, not so much the collapse of the Republican Party, as its slide into insanity. What was the GOP's great accomplishment last week? A show of "unity" enough to block the first stimulus package.

Sam Stein

Steele Confuses Stephanopoulos: Claims Government Jobs "Aren't Jobs," Private Sector Jobs Never Go Away | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There is certainly a political debate to be waged over whether or not government spending can effectively create jobs. But in his interview on This We...

James Carville To Conservative Bloggers: My Secret Strategy Sessions With White House Don't Exist

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservative bloggers have managed to create a big stink over this Politico story reporting that White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel privately tal...

Sam Stein

Barney Frank: You Wanna Talk About Spending, How About Iraq? | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the public debate over the stimulus package, Democrats have found themselves largely on the defensive -- forced, at first, to explain the inclusion...

Revealed: Rahm's Daily Calls To Begala, Carville, Stephanopolous

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So begins another morning in what may count as Washington's longest-running conversation -- a street-corner bull session between four old friends who ...

The Shovel or the Sickle

Susie Bright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susie Bright

The most unsettling element of Obama's inauguration address wasn't Ricky Warren or Dopey Roberts -- it was the President's soft-pedal of our economic nightmare.

Diane Sawyer Tells Rachael Ray: ABC Reporters Fuel On Cholesterol For Inauguration

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Diane Sawyer says ABC reporters will fuel themselves for the inauguration with cholesterol and junk food, but that George Stephanopoulos is a healthy ...

Jason Linkins

Obama Interview Helps This Week Beat Meet The Press | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last week was a good week for This Week, which ended up eking out a win over NBC rival Meet The Press in Total Viewers, and landing as the "top-rated ...

HuffPost's DNC Panel: Game Change -- How the New Media Are Impacting the '08 Race

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

Tech advances -- and the new media they've made possible -- have had a game-changing effect on the political world. To explore this brave new world of broadband politics and political coverage, HuffPost is hosting a discussion during the Democratic National Convention.

Caroline Kennedy? Thanks But No Thanks

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

Kennedy's leadership could have been helpful when we were getting the stuffing beaten out of us by a well-financed right wing for the past eight years. When things were tough, she was nowhere to be found.

Arianna On ABC's This Week, Along With George Will, David Brooks, Robert Kuttner

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV

Arianna appeared this morning on ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos. She participated in the Round Table, along with Washington Post columnis...

Schwarzenegger: Clinton "Could Be A Great Move" For Secretary Of State

ABC News | George Stephanopoulos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last week I reported that Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., was in the running to become Obama's secretary of state. Today we learned that the President-e...

Sunday Watch 11-02-08: In Which the Guesswork Pageant Flutters to an End

Todd Gitlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Todd Gitlin

While McCain campaign manager Rick Davis affected not the slightest care in the world, Obama chief strategist David Axelrod refused to play the prophecy game.

Sunday Watch 10-26-08: In Which Weariness Strikes

Todd Gitlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Todd Gitlin

With a this-hurts-me-more-than-it-hurts-you air, Brokaw plopped unfavorable poll results on a dogged but visibly weary McCain, and while he tried to show his game face, it was not his strongest performance.

Jason Linkins

Stephanopoulos: Obama Camp Worried About "Surprise, Complacency" - Not McCain | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

With a week to go in the race, George Stephanopoulos painted a more or less rosy picture for the Obama campaign, but one nevertheless framed with a fe...