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The Palin Spending Spree -- "Let Them Eat Cake."

Susie Hoeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susie Hoeller

This lack of moral, and even political judgment, reveals once again that Senator McCain did not put "country first" when he selected Governor Palin as his running mate.

Palin's New Clothes Augur Tax Troubles

Stephen B. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen B. Cohen

Revelation of the Republican National Committee (RNC) spending $150,000 to clothe vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin augurs tax troubles for both.

1.3 Million Reasons for the GOP's Fraudulent "Dixie-Chicking" of ACORN

Brad Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Friedman

In case you're wondering, this is the real reason -- about 1.3 million of them, actually -- for the GOP's desperate ACORN "voter fraud" scam...

Will Giuliani's Top Staff Lose Two Presidential Campaigns In One Year?

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Nickolas

Back in June, many of us laughed and laughed at the idea that John McCain and the RNC was putting the top staff to Rudy Giuliani's disastrous presidential campaign to run the general election ground game.

Goodbye, RNC!

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The pageantry of the conventions are over, and now we get to pull back and see things in context, in frame set against each other, unscripted and engaging with the real world.

My First Convention: Pat Buchanan

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's Pat! Feisty former presidential candidate and frequent MSNBC commentator Pat Buchanan has been in this game a long time. Put it this way: His fir...

McCain Upstaged By Green Screen, Pink Protestor

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

John McCain is delivering his acceptance speech for the Republican nomination — and though it seems to be ending on a nice, uplifting, inspiring...

My First Convention: Kevin Madden

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Former Mitt Romney spokesperson and frequent cable news show guest Kevin Madden talks about his first convention, gets co-interviewed by Tammy Haddad,...

My First Convention: Trent Lott

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

You see lots of interesting people on a convention floor, but sometimes you can't quite believe your eyes when you see Senator Trent Lott . I asked a ...

Sarah Palin Declares War On Vloggers! (It's Only A Matter Of Time)

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

What did your trusty crew from your favorite Vlog Even Though We Hate The Word Vlog show think of Sarah Palin's speech? (Well, this, but that's in wri...

Say Buh-Bye To The Reality-Based Community: Karl Rove, Armstrong Williams And The Crazy-Making Politico Breakfast

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Karl Rove told the story of how Cindy McCain visited Bangladesh with Mother Teresa and encountered two sick little girls and took them both home. It's a heartwarming story, no question -- but hearing it from Rove is just plain creepy.

Buck Up, Media. If You're The Enemy, You're Finally Doing Something Right

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Sarah Palin, who has spent less than a week in the media spotlight and has thus far made herself completely unavailable for interviews, is blasting the media with both barrels, deriding them for daring to cover her.

Your Evening Vlog, Brought To You By Our Sponsor, The CNN Grill

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Here is the latest installment of the Morning Vlog Except We Hate The Word Vlog, captured in the falling light of dusk before the glowing neon of the ...

Meghan McCain's New Book: "My Dad, John McCain" (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last night we went to the launch party for Meghan McCain's new children's book, My Dad, John McCain, all about her dad's life story and rise to be the...

My First Convention: Joel Stein

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Time and LAT columnist Joel Stein, who is a God to people in their twenties and thirties, talks about his first convention, why he's shy around Tom Br...

My First Convention: Ana Marie Cox

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Time and CQ Politics contributor, original Wonkette and current vlog star Ana Marie Cox, talks about her first convention, learning to love political...

David Carr and Rex Sorgatz: Guide to Minneapolis

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NYT media columnist and Night Of The Gun author David Carr and Fimoculous lady-killing link-blogger Rex Sorgatz, both former denizens of Minneapolis, ...

HuffPo Luncheon All A-Twitter About New Media

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Today we attended HuffPo Luncheon: RNC Edition, which was actually one of the most feisty and interesting panels we've witnessed (though this morning'...

My First Convention: Laura Ingraham

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Conservative pundit and TV/radio host Laura Ingraham talks about her first convention, including what, exactly, comedian Chris Rock called her on "Po...

Vlogging For Gustav: How You Can Help

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Glynnis-Ana-Rachel early-morning vlog show is back, this time fully-clothed and well-fed after the Politico breakfast, which was well-tweeted here...

My First Convention: Karen Tumulty

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

We caught up with Time's Karen Tumulty (pronounced TU-mult-y, not Tu-MUL-ty, but she assured me that everyone makes that mistake, even members of her ...

The Wisdom of Twitter

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

John Dickerson has quickly emerged as one of my favorite people on Twitter. Read more of him here. (Oh, and I guess at Slate, too.) ...

McCain Is Still Taking Weekends Off

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just a month out from election day, neither Barack Obama nor John McCain has undertaken the sort of grinding public schedule that until now had been t...

New Voter Scam: Students "Warned" Of Undercover Police At Polls

ABC | Avni Patel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Election officials and watchdog groups are bracing for the wave of sneaky or suspicious phone calls, leaflets and emails that typically hit battlegrou...

Lieberman: Palin Will Win "With God's Help"

The New Republic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Via CNN streaming video, I watched Sarah Palin's event in Clearwater, Florida, this morning. She was heartily introduced there by John McCain's pal Jo...