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Why Is Congressman Peter King Lying About Glenn Greenwald?

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

For holders of major elective office, there is little disincentive to engage in the most shameless demagoguery imaginable. Our political system doesn't punish people for blatant disregard for truth.

Amanda Terkel

Valerie Plame And Joe Wilson: Dick Cheney Never Apologized

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Seven years after top officials in the Bush administration turned their world upside down in an attempt to convince the public to support the war in I...

Lenin Rules!

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Gellman

It was Lenin, after all, who almost 100 years ago stated what has become the mantra of the angry Right and the deluded media nearly a century later: A lie told often enough becomes the truth.

Jason Linkins

Wall Street Journal To Bush: Save Scooter Libby

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The WSJ editors are beseeching Bush to offer Libby a full pardon on the grounds that it would "[undo] a measure of the injustice inflicted" upon him. But didn't Scooter basically get off scot-free?

US Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald To Receive Honorary Degree

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald is scheduled to give the midyear commencement address at Bradley University in central Illinois. The university in P...

McClellan Twenty-Eighth Person to Join 'Slow Clap,' Personal Press Machine Still Popping and Locking

Desiree Burch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Desiree Burch

Did everyone get the press release this morning? Former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan has come out (don't get too excited) as the most r...

Scotty Come Lately

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

How many times are we going to have a key Bush administration official try to wash the blood off his hands -- and add a chunk of change to his bank account -- by writing a come-clean book years after the fact instead of when it actually could have made a difference? Read More Unmasking McCain: His Reactionary Record on Reproductive Rights Many women who are avowed Hillary Clinton supporters are declaring they won't vote for Obama in the fall. I get the anger and the disappointment. But to quote SNL's Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers: Really? You'd rather vote for a man who has a 25-year history of voting against a woman's right to choose? Read More WATCH: CNBC's Business Nation Goes Behind The Scenes At HuffPost

Scooter Libby Withdraws His Appeal

Associated Press | Matt Apuzzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AP reports former White House aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby is no longer appealing his conviction in the CIA leak case, a tacit recognition that conti...

Katharine Zaleski

Will The White House Comment On The CIA Leak Case Now?

HuffingtonPost.com | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's over. Scooter Libby is done trying to appeal his felony conviction. He won't go to the slammer thanks to the President. Hey, he might even get a ...