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IRS demanded Facebook posts, book titles, names of donors during...
The scandal surrounding the Internal Revenue Service's illicit, politically-motivated scrutiny of conservative, patriot, Tea Party and pro-Israel groups continues to expand daily, as more information is learned about its depth, breadth and scope.
Fri May 17, 2013
Apple CEO Speaks Out on Offshore Cash, Made in USA Mac
Apple CEO Tim Cook is headed to Washington, D.C. next week to testify about the company's offshore cash hoard, a rare public appearance which is being preceded by an interview that offers a glimpse of what's to come.
Thu May 16, 2013
Tim Cook Shares Details About New 'Made in USA' Mac Model
In his interview with Politico earlier today, Apple CEO Tim Cook shared some additional details about the new Mac model that will be manufactured in the United States when it is announced later this year.
Media libs in denial: Obama down but not out
"Obama's presidency was declared dead by the press on Tuesday." So writes Elspeth Reeve of the Atlantic Wire , providing as evidence a quote from a Politico piece by Jim Vandehei and Mike Allen : "The town is turning on President Obama - and this is very bad news for this White House ." Reeve imputes a level of pessimism to the quote that doesn't ... (more)
New York Magazine
Chait: Strange Birth of Scandals
The sudden barometric change in Washington has arrived so rapidly that it is hard to comprehend.
National Review Online
Bauer: When Pencil Pushers Attack
In fact, the White House tends to have a siege mentality in its dealings with the media.
Wed May 15, 2013
Why is Boehner Resisting a Special Committee on Benghazi?
In fact, Politico termed the speaker's fixation as "big." So why is Boehner dragging his feet on empanelling a special committee to tackle the Benghazi disaster? Why is the speaker standing pat on last week's statement that House standing committees are getting the investigative job done? Most everyone has Boehner's snapshot: cautious by nature, a ... (more)
Tue May 14, 2013
After Over Five Years of Fawning, Politico Pair Writes That 'D.C. Turns on Obama'
After over five years during which the online publication has engaged in virtual non-stop fawning over the wonders of Barack Obama -- going all the way back to shortly after its founding in January 2007, when Ben Smith found someone who described him as "frighteningly coherent" -- Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei tonight employed adjectives and ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Howard Kurtz isn't the problem at The Daily Beast, it's Tina Brown | Michael Wolff
When the media writer Howard Kurtz lost his job at the Daily Beast earlier this month, the details of how he screwed up managed to obscure the greater particulars of his boss, Daily Beast editor Tina Brown, and her lacklustre performance.
You have won the election and the 'second term curse'
Monday morning and Politico arrived to discuss that President Obama is staring down the second term curse.
Sat May 11, 2013
Top Obama official’s brother is president of CBS News, may...
The brother of a top Obama administration official is also the president of CBS News, and the network may be days away from dropping one of its top investigative reporters for covering the administration's scandals too aggressively.
Thu May 09, 2013
Politico Enters the Realm of Native Advertising
Politico, chronicler of all things Washington, D.C., made a foray into native advertising on Thursday with a sponsored post from the National Retail Federation displayed prominently on the site's homepage.
Silicon Alley Insider
Politico Is Going To Test A Paywall
Politico announced on Thursday that it will test out a metered subscription model in six states and overseas, possibly leading to a permanent subscription method down the road.
POLITICO paywall to be tested in six states, internationally
POLITICO will begin experimenting with a paywall this week, the site's management announced in a memo to staff Thursday.
Air Force in crisis - Welsh's remarks spur outrage - Emotion flares ...
AIR FORCE IN CRISIS: Air Force Secretary Michael Donley and chief of staff Gen. Mark Welsh are set to return to the Hill today for yet another round of questioning amid two unfolding scandals that have rocked the service.
Junkies: Obama's Benghazi-gate, Sanford's win & Christie's loss
POLITICO Junkies - Mike Allen, Jim VandeHei, Maggie Haberman and John Harris - tackle the top political stories in a new edition of weekly video segment.
Wed May 08, 2013
John Ransom: The Liberal's Fake War on Whatever is Yielding Fake Results
I think it's great consolation to the people in Boston that the Associated Press, with almost comedic timing, banned the term "Islamist" from its lexicon- also known as the AP Stylebook - on April 5th, 2013, just in time for the Boston bombing.
Al Jazeera America reportedly planning New Orleans bureau
Al Jazeera America is reportedly planning to staff a New Orleans bureau. TV tweet of the day so far.
Tue May 07, 2013
Pro Report, presented by POWERJOBS: Odd bedfellows on immigration -...
WELCOME TO THE PRO REPORT, your one-stop shop of the latest policy chatter. Today, we're wondering if New Jersey Gov.
Mon May 06, 2013
Democratic Underground Latest Breakin...
Huckabee: Benghazi will drive Obama from office
Source: Politico Mike Huckabee on Monday predicted that President Barack Obama won't finish out his second term in light of the 'cover-up' of the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi and the former Arkansas governor called the affair 'more serious than Watergate.' 'I believe that before it's all over, this president will not fill out his ... (more)