Category Archives: Political News

John Boehner, the GOP insurgents and the perils of striking the king

A much younger John Boehner stands beside then House Speaker Newt Gingrich, whom Boehner would later turn on in a failed attempted coup. There is a saying in military lore, that if you’re going to strike the king, you’d better … Continue reading

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Obama vs Romney on gay marriage: a tale of two evolutions

President Obama came out in favor of gay marriage today, delighting his base and making life potentially very awkward for one Willard Mitt Romney.

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Shep Smith rants about Mitt reacting to Newt

What’s better than a Shep Smith rant? … not much First, from Wednesday’s show, Shep reacts to Newt Gingrich “suspending” his campaign …

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Susan G. Komen enters the McCarthy era

With one policy change, the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure has gone from a respected heal advocacy charity, to a crass political actor. And that’s a shame.

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What’s waiting for Santorum

Topping the blog at Politico just now: a preview of the Santorum media vetting to come …

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So… when do the emoprogs start attacking Congress for ‘caving’?

So we have a deal … we think … on a bill to fund the government. So when does the carping about Congressional Democrats “caving” begin?

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Gingrich surge is bad news for Romney … and the GOP

Newt Gingrich is surging in several statewide poll, and that’s bad news for Mitt Romney, and for the Republican Party …

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Lawrence O’Donnell’s big ‘get’: the Ginger White interview

If you missed this tonight, you missed it. Thank god for the interwebs. Here’s part one, in which Georgia businesswoman Ginger White describes her physical — and financial — relationship with Herman Cain: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, … Continue reading

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Move over, Herman, Florida’s got a brand new bag

Gingrich … Behold, the polls …

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Is Mitt Romney getting tired of this mess?

Is Mitt Romney starting to lose his cool?

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