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VIDEO: With Senator Warren Watching, Suze Orman Denies, Admits, Rationalizes Teaching at University of Phoenix

David Halperin | Posted 09.19.2014 | Politics
David Halperin

It's hard to square Orman's initial denial with the admission that immediately followed. Perhaps it was a lawyerish parsing -- "it depends on what the meaning of 'at' is."

Inequality, Nick Hanauer and the Patriot's Moral Code

Timothy J. Barnett | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics
Timothy J. Barnett

The July/August 2014 issue of Politico Magazine sports a special report decrying excessive economic inequality, written by plutocrat extraordinare, Nick Hanauer.

Bobby Andrew to EPA: Stop the Pebble Mine

Joel Reynolds | Posted 09.15.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

It's essential that EPA protect Bristol Bay from the Pebble Mine -- a giant gold and copper mine proposed at the headwaters of the world's greatest wild salmon fishery, valued at $1.5 billion annually. The Bristol Bay fishery is -- and, only if protected, will remain -- the economic engine that sustains the region, its communities, and its people.

Michael Calderone

Politico Management Shake-Up Expected

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.15.2014 | Media

NEW YORK –- Politico Magazine Editor Susan Glasser is expected to be promoted this week to a larger leadership position at the Washington political ...

Michael Calderone

Politico Parters With Axel Springer For European Expansion

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.09.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- Politico announced Tuesday that the Washington news organization is partnering with Berlin-based media company Axel Springer to launch a n...

Bristol Bay to EPA: Stop the Pebble Mine Now

Joel Reynolds | Posted 09.08.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

Meet Holly Wysocki, a Bristol Bay native, a life-long subsistence and commercial fisher, and a long-time opponent of the Pebble Mine. Born and still living in the town of Dillingham on the shores of Bristol Bay, Holly's life and that of her family revolve around the wild salmon fishery and depend on its protection -- literally.

Michael Calderone

Politico Gearing Up For Europe Expansion

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.08.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- Politico is planning to expand into Europe through the launch of a new organization based in Brussels, Belgium, the capital of the Europea...

Michael Calderone

Politico Executive Editor Rick Berke Resigns Over Strategy Differences

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.07.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- Politico executive editor Rick Berke resigned Sunday, writing in a staff memo that he disagreed with co-founders John Harris and Jim Vande...

Jason Linkins

Politico Columnist Pretty Sure Glenn Greenwald Has 'Peaked'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.04.2014 | Politics

Over at Politico, Michael Hirsh is wondering if Glenn Greenwald -- one of the select few journalists to whom former National Security Agency contracto...

Breaking: GOP Has a Woman Problem! But Does It Matter?

Margie Omero | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics
Margie Omero

Here's a tough question for the left: Can Republicans still be successful even as they continue to alienate a majority of the electorate? In midterms, the answer is undoubtedly yes.

Why Health Care Costs So Much: Both Parties Suck at Teat of Medical-Industrial Complex

Wendell Potter | Posted 08.25.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Will Congress act to save taxpayers billions of dollars -- and protect the solvency of the Medicare programs -- by taking on the AMA, the drugmakers and the insurers? Don't hold your breath.

McConnell's Reconciliation

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I'm using the word "reconciliation" in a very specific rules-of-the-Senate fashion. Because McConnell just revealed to Politico how he intends to govern, should his party take control of the Senate in November -- and it appears that the previously-arcane "budget reconciliation" maneuver will figure heavily in his playbook.

A Former Obama Aide's Revealing 'Rolling Stone' Article

Dennis Earl | Posted 08.10.2014 | Politics
Dennis Earl

Reid Cherlin used to work for The Obama Administration. After the election of the new President in 2008, he worked in the Press Secretary's Office as one of its spokespeople. In a new piece for Rolling Stone magazine, he recounts his experiences from the inside. It has to be read to be believed.

Gardner Abortion Hypocisy Continues Unchecked

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.09.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The latest reporter to ask senatorial candidate Cory Gardner why he's un-endorsed the state personhood amendments but has yet to un-cosponsor a proposed federal personhood law is Politico's Paige Winfield Cunningham.

Campaign To 'Draft Manchin' For 2016 Presidential Race Drawing Attention

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

Is Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) contemplating a run for president? Politico seems to think maybe. Its morning Huddle email newsletter on Wednesday p...

Cleveland: 10 Things Politico Should Know

Daniel Moulthrop | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics
Daniel Moulthrop

Yesterday, after the Republican National Committee named Cleveland as its 2016 convention site, a writer for Politico added his two cents. The article obviously meant well but started with something that happened 45 years ago and had all the hallmarks of a hastily cobbled together piece.

Insurers Are Fleecing Us Out of Billions While Congress Looks the Other Way

Wendell Potter | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

A year-long investigation by the Center for Public Integrity has revealed that health insurers may have fleeced taxpayers out of $70 billion in just five years.

This Is What Passes for Journalism in Washington These Days

Wendell Potter | Posted 08.03.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

There are a lot of reasons why Americans don't know how the law affects them or why they believe things about Obamcare that aren't true. One of the biggest reasons is the failure of many in the media to provide anything other than the most superficial coverage.

Jason Linkins

'Let's Have Some Random Doctors Guess Chris Christie's Weight!' Said Someone At Politico, Apparently

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics

Chris Christie's year has been more than a little bit tough, what with "Bridgegate" and its attendant melodramas. But one thing he's got going for him...

How Much Does Your Vote Cost?

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics
Jeanne Zaino

How is it that two states with such important primary campaigns in which large amounts of money were spent failed to attract more voters? How much are campaigns spending to get voters to the polls these days?

Democratic Former Lawmaker Disapproves Of The Party's Relationship With Citigroup

The Huffington Post | Christine Conetta | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

Former Rep. Brad Miller (D-N.C.) disapproves of the revolving-door relationship Capitol Hill Democrats have with Wall Street banks, such as Citigroup....

Whitney Snyder

Politico's Wall Street Newsletter Has A Wall Street Problem

HuffingtonPost.com | Whitney Snyder | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

You can't fully know Wall Street until you behold it in its purest distillation. This is the gift of Morning Money. Written by a man who calls hims...

Keystone XL Review Extended, Delaying Final Decision Until After 2014 Elections

Steve Horn | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Reuters and Politico broke a major story today that TransCanada's northern leg of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will not be decided on until after the 2014 mid-term elections.

Why Are You Running for Senate?

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.10.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Political campaigns love to develop a narrative and connect it to everything they say and do. But sometimes they overdo it, and the campaign narrative...

Comcast, Time Warner and Congress: Perfect Together

Michael Winship | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics
Michael Winship

On April 9, the US Senate held its first hearing on the proposed Comcast-Time Warner deal -- a $45 billion transaction that will affect millions of consumers and further pad some already well-lined pockets.