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My 2014 'McLaughlin Awards' [Part 1]

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.19.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Loath as we are to admit it, there was no single Biggest Winner Of 2014, because the award must be handed, collectively, to the Republican Party. A case could be made for Mitch McConnell, since he will win the biggest prize of any Republican next year: control of the United States Senate.

My 2013 'McLaughlin Awards' [Part 2]

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome back to our annual year-end awards column! Part one of this column ran last week, just in case you missed it. We've got a lot to cover, so let's jump right in with no further introduction.

My 2013 'McLaughlin Awards' [Part 1]

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Worst politician: There was no shortage of nominees in this category, as usual. Reince Priebus, Anthony Weiner, Trey Radel and crack-smoking mayor of Toronto Rob Ford all did their best to claim the title of Worst Politician, in fact.

Pat Buchanan: 'Let's Hope' A Woman Isn't Elected President For Decades

Posted 09.08.2012 | Media

Pat Buchanan raised some eyebrows on Sunday's "McLaughlin Group" when he cheerfully appeared to express his hope that a woman will not be elected pres...

My 2011 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 2]

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This year we turn to the Democrats to find the winner of Destined For Political Stardom. If Elizabeth Warren manages to wrest Teddy Kennedy's old Senate seat away from the Republican usurper, she will indeed be on the road to Democratic stardom.

On Political Talk Shows, Liberals Can't Finish Their --

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ari Melber

Does it ever seem like the liberal guests on political talk shows talk less and get interrupted more?

My 2010 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 1]

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

My apologies to anyone tuning in who was expecting to see the 150th "Friday Talking Points" column, since it will be pre-empted for two weeks here. B...

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Good morning everyone and happy Memorial Day weekend and welcome to your Sunday Morning liveblog of British Petroleum PR and politicksery! But WAIT? ...

Arianna Discusses Health Care Reform, Gay Marriage And Michelle Obama On The McLaughlin Group (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on the panel on The McLaughlin Group on Sunday to discuss health care reform, gay marriage in D.C., and why Michelle Obama is polling...

My 2009 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 1]

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome once again to our year-end wrap-up and awards ceremony. Honesty dictates that I immediately genuflect to The McLaughlin Group, from whom I have stolen all these award categories.

White House Pet Correspondent Lucky Sees Stars & Stripes!

Wendy Diamond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Diamond

With all the presidential advice Lucky received this past weekend from the above-mentioned, she is well on her way to being appointed White House Pet Correspondent to Bo Obama.

Should John McLaughlin Retire?

Ron Mwangaguhunga | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ron Mwangaguhunga

On his show this week the former Jesuit priest, John McLaughlin, seemed what can only be properly construed as "confused."

Whither Watchmen? Is This Big, Dark, Geeky, Lefty Movie The Next Comic Book Blockbuster?

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Watchmen lays out and alternate America in a stunning opening sequence that presents the 20th century as a relentless slog of war and murder. If hope is on the menu, it's in short supply.

Somalia Update III: "Scoop" Revisted

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Reese Schonfeld

President George W. Bush has left Somalia in the hands of Al-Qaeda and the pirates. President Obama has inherited it, and in the midst of everything else, it is both a distraction and a crisis.

My 2008 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 1]

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome to our annual awards! For the past three years, this column has paid homage (translation: "ripped off their gimmick") to the McLaughlin Group...

The McLaughlin Group with Noah and Joe (VIDEO)

236.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The McLaughlin Group has welcomed a couple new members into the mix. It's about time some other voices got heard on that show. Not exactly sure where ...

Jason Linkins

Buchanan On McLaughlin: Fifty-Fifty Chance We Bomb Iran By Fall

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was an otherwise normal day in the Land of the McLaughing Group. John got to bellow, "The answer is HILLARY." And nobody minded that they weren't...

Jason Linkins

John McLaughlin's Eternal Struggle

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When people like Faith Salie talk about their affection for those "classic" moments on The McLaughlin Group, they're talking about moments like today....

Jason Linkins

PRI's 'Fair Game' Brings You The McLaughlin Group Mashup

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Something I've learned from the talkback I've received from the Sunday Morning LiveBlogs is that a lot of you love some McLaughlin Group. And it's ea...

Jason Linkins

Catholic Media Figures Mum On McCain's Embrace Of Hagee

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's easy to see how McCain, who once stood firm against "agents of intolerance," is going to skate by this election cycle seeking the warm embrace of bigots.

Jason Linkins

'Trust Us, We're Experts!': Monica Crowley On Maggie Williams

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A mighty tip of the hat to HuffPo commenter "StillAmused" who made certain I took note of this hilariously awesome moment on today's The McLaughlin Gr...

Jason Linkins

Lawrence O'Donnell Loses His Ever-Loving Mind on McLaughlin

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A sane, if highly flawed, discussion of Mitt Romney's "Faith In America" speech on the McLaughlin Group was cold-cocked into the realm of crazy-faced ...

Jason Linkins

'Trust Us, We're Experts!': Post-Debate Prediction Fest

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McLaughlin asks: Is the tedium over at last? Ha! Not by a long shot. Not when you can boil debate analysis down to this: "Yeah, uhm...Rudy Giu...