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Ted Johnson, Variety Editor, Discusses His St. Paul Arrest:

Variety | Ted Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Surrounded by police in riot gear on the Marion Street bridge in St. Paul on Thursday night, along with about 300 protesters and members of the media,...

Democrats And Republicans Lost in Translation

Kelly Nuxoll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kelly Nuxoll

The Democratic and Republican national conventions offer a crash course in how each party uses language. When Republicans say "ordinary," it's not an insult.

Dana Milbank Rocks The Eastern Media Elite

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Here's one great by-product of the web for print media: The opportunity to loose your funniest reporters on the medium and see what the heck happens n...

Looking at the RNC Through Muslim Eyes

Shahed Amanullah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shahed Amanullah

Note to Mr. Giuliani: Terrorists who are Muslim love being called "Islamic." It gives them legitimacy. "Terrorist" they don't like so much, because they think they are freedom fighters.

"Drill, Baby, Drill" Remix Contest at Wired Science

Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dave Burdick

In recognition of the baffling popularity of the chant "Drill, baby, drill" at the Republican National Convention, Wired Science has put out a call for creatively remixed videos involving the chant.

Confessions Of An RNC Security Guard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gathered in the basement of an office building in a tough section of St. Paul, less than two weeks before the gavel drops downtown at the Republican N...

Dissenter Snapshots: Outside The Xcel Center Thursday

skinnychef | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

download this clip! Outside the Republican National Convention in St. Paul MN. on Thursday September 4....

My First Convention: Sam Stein

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On our last day at the RNC, Glynnnis and I enjoyed the company of my colleague, the intrepid Sam Stein, HuffPo political reporter and impressive copy-...

Divided Politics = Divided Country

Simon Sinek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Simon Sinek

In Iraq, the Sunnis and the Shiites don't get along well enough to affect any sort of functional government. America implores them to get work togeth...


Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamal Dajani

Patriotism and "Country First" have become the theme for John McCain's campaign. Several speakers, including the Republican nominee himself, John McCa...

Why I love Sarah Palin

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The McCain camp has been harshly criticizing the media for its coverage of Palin, signaling that the curmudgeonly nominee's love fest with the press has finally ended, as it should.

WATCH: Live From Location Of McCain's Walter Reed Photo Snafu

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lee Stranahan

This controversial report from a former student at Walter Reed Middle School rips the lid off of the scandal that left America asking "Seriously, WTF ...

Republican National Convention Ratings: John McCain Speech Ties Barack Obama's

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — As a television draw, John McCain was every bit the equal of Barack Obama. The GOP presidential candidate attracted roughly the same...

God And Taxes Vs. McCain And Change: Words Used At RNC And DNC

NY Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The words that speakers used at the two political conventions show the themes that the parties have highlighted. Republican speakers have talked about...

Can't John Rich Do Better Than "Raising McCain?"

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

This is a really bad song. If you're going to write an anthem for an old man who's up at political bat for the last time, give him a decent song. Send him off with something that creates some chills or something.

Ban the Democratic and Republican National Conventions

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael B. Laskoff

The candidates repeat the same undeliverable promises and insult their opponents with ever decreasing flair.

Big Night for the Republican's New Alpha Girl. But What Now?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Peggy Drexler

If you give the attractive young news anchor on your hometown station a world-class speechwriter and a team of handlers, my bet is that she could have pulled off Sarah Palin's speech too.

Republicans Get Down At The RNC (VIDEO)

Vanity Fair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There was plenty of speechifyin' in St. Paul this week, but the real action was on the floor of the Xcel Center, where Republicans were getting their ...

The Republican National Convention: "We're Americans, You're Not" - Civil Discourse? Fuggetaboutit!

Jerry Weinstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jerry Weinstein

Partisan - as defined by Merriam Webster's -- is a familiar term to anyone with a fifth-grade education: "a firm adherent to a party, faction, ca...

Responding to the GOP Convention

Chris Chafe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Chafe

Last week we heard the Dems talk a lot about hope, about change, and about possibility. This week we got a very clear, and familiar refrain from the Republicans. Be afraid, be very very afraid.

Arianna with Larry King on the McCain Speech and the Sarah Palin Soap Opera

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV


First Draft of McCain's Convention Speech Leaked to Press

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Camp

Prebuttal: McCain's Reform Credentials Have Turned to Sand

David Donnelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Donnelly

The John McCain who fought for campaign finance reform in the past is not the same John McCain speaking tonight. Here's what he'll claim, and what the truth really is.

Andrea Mitchell Attacked By RNC Balloons (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Immediately following John McCain's speech on Thursday night at the RNC, NBC's Andrea Mitchell was attacked by falling balloons while on the floor of...

Thursday Republican National Convention Schedule

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SAINT PAUL, Minn. - The 2008 Republican National Convention today announced the full program of events for Thursday, Sept. 4. The evening's program wi...