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President Obama: What Is Your Spiritual Side?

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics
Malcolm Boyd

I wonder: how do you handle the daily and endless influx of global and local crises, with apparently limited time for spiritual reflection and personal peace?

GOP Congressman Wishes South Carolina's New Senator 'Congratualtions'

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics

The Republican congressman best known for interrupting President Barack Obama by shouting "you lie" during a major speech made an embarrassing mistake...

Boehner Snub One Of Many Petty Moments

The Daily Beast | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

Boehner dodged a holiday photo with Obama this week amid the fiscal-cliff stalemate. From Newt Gingrich’s Air Force One hissy fit to Obama’s ‘Yo...

GOP Congressman Hospitalized

AP | Posted 10.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson of South Carolina has gone to the hospital because of an extended fever. Wilson's office said in a short state...

Joe Wilson 'You Lie' Slogan Etched Onto Line Of Assault Rifle Components

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Joe Wilson's (R-S.C.) health care-era "you lie" interruption of President Obama is now reportedly being commemorated with a place on a new, limit...

Karl Rove Boosts Joe Wilson: South Carolina Must Re-Elect 'You Lie' Republican

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former George W. Bush adviser Karl Rove spoke at a South Carolina GOP event this weekend and stressed the importance of re-electing Republican Congres...

Joe Wilson's Office Vandalized With 'You Lie' Graffiti

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An unknown vandal -- or vandals -- defaced a poster and wall in front of Rep. Joe Wilson's (R-S.C.) South Carolina campaign office Wednesday night, wr...

Rep. John Shimkus To Stay Put During State Of The Union, Walked Out On Obama's Speech In September

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When South Caroline Rep. Joe Wilson shouted at President Obama during his speech before a joint session of Congress in September, it was hard to see p...

Joe Wilson Says No Outbursts This Time At State Of The Union

AP | BEN EVANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The South Carolina congressman who called Barack Obama a liar during the president's last speech before Congress says he'll be on h...

2009: A Year in "Quotes"

Bill Lucey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Lucey

As 2009 draws to a close, I compiled a selection of quotes from leading newsmakers as a way of highlighting some of the biggest news stories of the year.

Jason Linkins

Joe Wilson's Lucrative "You Lie!" -- Yelling At President Pays Off

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Were you one of those people who hoped that the spectacle of watching the sitting president heckled would be a one-time thing? Think again, because this kind of misbehavior has proven to be quite lucrative.

'Admonish' Named 2009 Word Of The Year

AP | BOB SALSBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — When the U.S. House admonished Rep. Joe Wilson for shouting "You lie!" at President Barack Obama during a health care speec...

Sarah Palin's Bewitching of John McCain

Mario Almonte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mario Almonte

What magic spell has Sarah Palin cast over John McCain? Since bringing her on board as his vice presidential running mate on that fateful summer night in August 2008, he has been like a man possessed.

New Jersey's Next Governor Is Unknowable

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

The miraculous resurrection of Governor Jon Corzine in the crucial month of October has had a lot of people thinking the Democrat is running away with the thing. Not so.

Republicans and the Art of Racism

Caroline Myss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Caroline Myss

Racism is the one issue President Obama can't fight. It's the perfect tool to take to the streets and channel into the repressed anger of the American public.

Jason Linkins

Joe Wilson Gets His Own Action Figure

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

OH, SWEET. Look who got an action figure! South Carolina Representative Joe Wilson, that's who! Thanks to the good people at HeroBuilder.com, if yo...

Secesh 3.0: Fear Of A Black President

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David A. Love

When the Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) disrupted the President’s health care address before a joint session of Congress, it was not the first time th...

Joe Wilson's 'You Lie!' Online Frenzy Shows Social Media Politicians' Top Tool

cnn.com | Eric Kuhn CNN Audience Interaction Producer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Barbara Dybwad, senior editor for the social media news blog Mashable.com, said the nation has reached a point where politicians need to factor social...

Calling the President a Liar: A Teaching Moment

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

My children, just look around you. Thoughtful and rational debate will get you nowhere. It's labels that carry the day.

Did Joe Wilson Cross the Line Between Civil Disobedience and Incivility?

Natalie Holder-Winfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Natalie Holder-Winfield

Is it possible that calling the President a liar was no different than a march through Selma or a lunch counter sit-in? Is it possible that Joe Wilson was engaged in civil disobedience?

Sorry Seems to Be the Easiest Word

Rabbi Jennifer Krause | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rabbi Jennifer Krause

These days, we pay loads of attention to the moment of apology and not so much to the follow up, to what the "apologizer" does to make the sorry stick.

GOP On Wilson Resolution: 'Diversion' And 'Hypocrisy'

AP/ The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - The uproar over Rep. Joe Wilson's shouting "you lie" at President Barack Obama returns to the House floor Tuesday for what could be a con...

Poll: Majority Of Republicans Oppose Wilson's "You Lie" Outburst

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If, as expected, many House Republican officials rally behind Joe Wilson for his "you lie" moment during the House debate on Wilson today, they will b...

Joe Wilson's Outrageous Display of Incivility

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Madeleine M. Kunin

Yes, I expect a certain level of rowdiness in the Congressional halls. But Joe Wilson was clearly out of control. Unlike school children and mature adults, he has not learned beans about anger management.

Broken Politics

Rob Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Miller

The stakes in the health care debate couldn't be higher for millions of middle class families. They deserve a serious and civil discussion of health reform. Congressman Joe Wilson doesn't want one.