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Friday Talking Points -- Don't Panic

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.17.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

That headline, of course, quotes the cover to the fictional Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy: "Don't Panic." This week, it seems like timely advice, as the news media and American politicians go into full-blown panic mode over one death and two illnesses within the United States.

One Family Was Powerful Enough To Change The Course Of This GOP Primary

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

To understand what transpired in the craziest Republican primary of the 2014 election cycle, you need to take a look at one family: the Barbours. F...

Drinking & Talking Wonders Whether The 2014 Primaries Did The GOP Any Good

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

On Tuesday night, America closed the chapter on the 2014 Republican primary season. And boy, what a season it was. Actually, what kind of season w...

Iraq: Make Way for the Parade of Prophets

Marco Cáceres | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics
Marco Cáceres

The decision by President Obama to remove US forces from Iraq in 2011 was viewed as premature by Mr. McCain, and so now the good senator gets to look like someone who had some special insight into the future. Mark my words, the parade of prophets is just getting started.

WATCH: Arianna Discusses The Challenges Of Obama's Second Term

Huff TV | Posted 03.17.2013 | Media
Huff TV

On Tuesday, Arianna appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" to discuss The Huffington Post's new reporting series, "The Road Forward: Obama's Second-Term Ch...

Ron Paul Admits He's On Social Security, Even Though He Believes It's Unconstitutional

The Huffington Post | Erin Mershon | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) may rail against Social Security insolvency in the public eye, but that hasn't stopped him from accepting the government check...

What's the Definition of a Crazy Question?

John V. Santore | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics
John V. Santore

Within the context of illogic and paranoia that has at times defined Barack Obama's opponents, it is tempting to write off those who make the most strident claims against him. But we shouldn't be afraid to ask big, fundamental questions about the conduct of the administration and its officials.

Ryan Grim

Another Journalist Sting Bungled

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

It was the middle of the day on Friday, and Eric Boehlert heard a knock on the door. A senior fellow at Media Matters, a nonprofit watchdog that chall...

Bring It On, James O'Keefe

Dale Maharidge | Posted 01.01.2012 | Media
Dale Maharidge

One morning last week, I received an email from David Weigel at Slate: the subject line referred to how I'd been "stung" by James O'Keefe's Project Veritas. Believing it was spam, I sent it to my trash folder. Why would O'Keefe come after me?

What Mitt Romney Can Teach James O'Keefe About Ratf**king

Dan Mirvish | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics
Dan Mirvish

If James O'Keefe is serious about his "ratf**king" efforts (as Nixon's Don Segretti called it), he'll do well to remember that it doesn't take much more effort to register a domain name anonymously.

WATCH: HuffPost's Sam Stein Talks Obama, GOP 2012 On CBS' The Early Show

Huff TV | Posted 11.01.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Sam Stein appeared on CBS' The Early Show to discuss President Obama's decision to postpone a major jobs speech in light of GOP pressure. ...

WATCH: HuffPost's Sam Stein Discusses Osama Bin Laden's Death On MSNBC

Huff TV | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Sam Stein appeared on MSNBC Wednesday night to discuss Osama bin Laden's death with Cenk Uygur. Stein appeared alongside Hisham Melhem of A...

WATCH: HuffPost's Sam Stein Discusses Government Budget Negotiations On MSNBC

Huff TV | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

The Huffington Post's Sam Stein appeared Wednesday night on 'The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell' to discuss the ongoing budget talks in Congress an...

WATCH: HuffPost's Sam Stein Discusses GOP and Iowa On 'Hardball'

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

The Huffington Post's Sam Stein appeared on MSNBC's 'Hardball with Chris Matthews' on Thursday to discuss potential GOP presidential candidates. Matt...

VIDEO: Sam Stein On Obama's 'Dance' With Unions

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

The Huffington Post's Sam Stein appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe to discuss his recent article on the 'delicate dance' that President Obama now finds h...

Sam Stein Talks Obama Budget On 'Morning Joe'

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Will Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security be addressed in this year's budget? The Huffington Post's Sam Stein joined Donny Deutsch and MSNBC's "Morn...

Sam Stein Talks Obama, State Of The Union On 'Morning Joe'

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Sam Stein appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Tuesday and discussed Obama's soaring approval ratings as well as what's in store for the leaders givin...

WATCH: Sam Stein Explains Why Obama May Pick Bill Daley With An Eye Toward 2012

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Sam Stein dropped by the "Rachel Maddow" show on Tuesday to talk with guest host Chris Hayes about a hot prospect for Barack Obama's next chief of sta...

Sam Stein On Tax Cut Deal

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost reporter Sam Stein appeared on MSNBC's "Countdown" Monday night to discuss the White House's tax-cut compromise. "To say it's anything but ...

HuffPost TV: Sam Stein Talks About Failed Extension Of Unemployment Benefits (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Sam Stein appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Friday to talk about Congress's recent failure to pass an extension of unemployment benefits. ...

WATCH Sam Stein: Narrative Stacked Against Lame-Duck Democrats

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost reporter Sam Stein appeared on MSNBC's "The Ed Show" Friday night to discuss Tuesday's midterm elections and the coming lame-duck session of ...

Sam Stein On Palin's 2012 Bid: Looks Like 'She's A Go'

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Sam Stein joined USA Today's Susan Page Thursday on "Hardball" to discuss Sarah Palin and her possible bid for president in 2012, along wit...

Sam Stein On Obama's 'Punch The Hippie' Strategy (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost reporter Sam Stein appeared on "The Rachel Maddow Show" Tuesday night to discuss President Barack Obama's call on Democratic voters Monday to...

Sam Stein On The New Wave Of Possible Tea Party Upsets (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost reporter Sam Stein appeared on MSNBC's "Hardball" Wednesday night to discuss the growing strength of tea party candidates even in races where...

Sam Stein On 'Hardball': Republicans 'Think They Could Actually Win This Thing'

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Sam Stein appeared on MSNBC's "Hardball with Chris Matthews" Friday evening to discuss the possibility and possible repercussions of Republ...