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WATCH Arianna: Obama Must Acknowledge Voter Anger To Defuse It

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

To defuse anger in the tea party and across the electorate, President Obama and his administration must first acknowledge it, argues Arianna. Arianna...

Howard Fineman Joining Huffington Post

The New York Times | JEREMY W. PETERS and BRIAN STELTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Howard Fineman, one of the more recognizable pundits on cable television and a correspondent for Newsweek for 30 years, is leaving the magazine to bec...

Does Norah O'Donnell Work for MSNBC or the White House?

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Carol Felsenthal

Norah O'Donnell, MSNBC's chief Washington correspondent, was on the panel last Sunday of NBC's Chris Matthews Show. The subject was BP.

Howard Fineman: On Oil Spill, Obama 'Put Too Much Trust In Technology And Business' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

During "Hardball" Thursday, MSNBC's Chris Matthews and Howard Fineman panned President Obama's press conference about the BP oil spill. Between Obama...

White House Holds Off-The-Record Meeting With Columnists To Defend Oil Spill Handling

Yahoo! News | Wed May 26, 4:16 Pm ET | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The White House, continuing its effort to push back against negative media coverage of the government's handling of the oil spill, held an on-the-reco...

Howard Fineman: Obama 'Comes From Nation Of Long-Distance Runners' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

For the second time in as many nights, MSNBC contributor Howard Fineman has invoked Barack Obama's Kenyan heritage in comparing him to a marathon runn...

Poll: Majority Favor Earlier Bedtime for McCain

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Fifty-two percent of those surveyed strongly agreed with the statement, "When John McCain says he doesn't want to serve in the Senate even though he is running for re-election it makes me think he is staying up too late."

Obama Has Off-The-Record Lunch With Journalists At White House

Politico | Posted by Michael Calderone 03:13 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The attendees for Friday's lunch were as follows: CNN's David Gergen, Washington Post's Chris Cillizza, Newsweek's Jon Meacham and Howard Fineman, the...

Getting Revenge on Howard Fineman for Stealing My Idea: The Musical

Josh Rosenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Rosenblatt

A one-act musical written after discovering that Howard Fineman had shamelessly stolen from my Unfit story from Sept. 28.

Roger Ailes Is The Real Head Of The Republican Party: Howard Fineman

Newsweek | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I've been trying to answer this question: does the Republican Party have a "leader"? Surely it's not Michael Steele, the loose-lipped chairman of the ...

Jason Linkins

Howard Fineman On GOP Health Care Strategy: 'Stand On The Sidelines With Their Arms Folded' (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Appearing on Countdown last night, Howard Fineman gave MSNBC viewers the alternative proposal for health care reform being proposed by the GOP: FINEM...

Hardball Panel Debates Palin's Presidential Ambitions: "She Thinks She's Got A Shot... But She Needs An Education" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pat Buchanan and Newsweek's Howard Fineman joined Lawrence O'Donnell (filling in for Chris Matthews) on "Hardball" tonight to discuss Sarah Palin's pr...

Howard Fineman Defends His Hair: Blames His Convertible, Stimulus Package

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Fineman told Shenanigans, "I'm letting my hair go gray -- duh -- but it grows slowly. I attribute [last week's] particularly disconcerting look on 'Ha...

We're Not Sure "Close" Means What Howard Fineman Thinks It Does

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

In his column about how close the White House race remains, Fineman remains dutifully silent regarding the data coming in from swing states.

P.O.W., It's the New Teflon

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

McCain has been tweaking his P.O.W. story, with some variation, for many years. For Democrats, critiquing its overuse is too little, too late.

Sam Stein

Fineman: McCain Is Trivializing His POW Past

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Once a remarkable and respected aspect of his biography, John McCain stands on the brink of "trivializing" his past as a prisoner of war, which has be...

Fineman: Now "Virtually Impossible" For Clinton To Win More Delegates

Talking Points Memo | Josh Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Howard Fineman just did a brief segment on MSNBC gaming out the delegate count and where it's likely to end up when the last primaries and caucuses ar...

"How Many Delegates Are There In The State Of Denial?"

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Nice line from Newsweek's Howard Fineman in response to news of Hillary Clinton delivering her stump speech in Nashville rather than a concession spee...

Jason Linkins

Media Upbraids Itself For Its Own Unfair Treatment Of Clinton

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Until any other candidate gets Kurtz, Halperin, and Fineman to inveigh on their behalf against the media's unfairness, we're just going to have to say, yes, indeed, it is not a level playing field.

Which Of These Previous Imus Guests Is Willing To Return?

Fishbowl DC | Patrick Gavin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

We told you yesterday that we're going to ask some previous D.C.-based Imus guests whether they would re-appear on his show when it resurfaces. So we...