2 hrs ago | Little Green Footballs
A memorable moment in CNN's coverage of the Oklahoma tornado disaster was Wolf Blitzer's interview with a woman who, after Blitzer asked her several times whether she "thanked the Lord" for surviving, turned out to be an atheist.
6 hrs ago | USA Today
Could Democrats regain the House in 2014? History says no, but DCCC chairman Steve Israel says it's possible - if the economy improves and the GOP ignores the lessons of 1998.
8 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal
Congressional Republicans reacted strongly and negatively Thursday to President Barack Obama 's proposals to close down the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, criticizing the possible move as "ill-conceived." They also panned his proposal to eventually repeal the post-9/11 law sending the U.S. military into action.
9 hrs ago | UPI
The main character of a soon-to-be-released e-book is "full of firebrand pluck and red state sex appeal," and the author says she was "inspired by the life of Tea Party leader and Republican congresswoman Michele Bachmann." Author Trey Sager's novel "Fires of Siberia" centers on Danielle Powers, who "has the country in a tizzy," but "on an ... (more)
9 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Saints be praised, this guy is amazing . Aficionados of the GOP's new move towards abject batshit insanity have found a new poster boy in inexplicable Virginia Lt.
9 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
In an email to his supporters on Thursday, former Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum listed "abuses" committed by President Barack Obama and his administration.
13 hrs ago | Little Green Footballs
EDL leader Stephen Lennon, who goes by the name Tommy Robinson, with EDL supporters outside The Queens Arms pub in Woolwich The drunken racist British yahoos known as the English Defence League took to the streets and rioted yesterday following the attack on a soldier in London: Woolwich: Riot Police Contain EDL Supporters .
16 hrs ago | Switched
Former Rep. Anthony Weiner spoke Thursday about Rep. Michele Bachmann's attacks on his wife, Huma Abedin, last year, telling Talking Points Memo that the incident made him regret not being in Congress.
19 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics
In 1976, a little-known former governor of Georgia rode all the way to the presidency on the momentum generated by his strong showing in the Iowa caucuses.
He insists he's not running for president, but Governor Scott Walker will be in Iowa Thursday at an event that's seen appearances by previous Republican presidential hopefuls.
Last week's party-line House vote to repeal the 201o health care law was arranged so the 70 freshman Republicans could go on record in support of a campaign promise.
Mitt Romney first politicized the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, only hours after the event, by claiming the president sympathized with terrorists.
The answer is: "Nowhere." And the obvious conclusion is that the present CTPC should disband and clear the field for others.
"It may be early in the process for members of Congress to start planning for impeachment of Barack Obama, but the American public is building a serious appetite for it," said Fritz Wenzel, of Wenzel Strategies, which did the telephone poll Thursday.
Tuesday afternoon on Fox, the hosts of The Five took a break from covering the Oklahoma tornado aftermath to turn their attention to tea party rallies across the country today and mainstream media's refusal to take them seriously.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 17, 2011, 11:05pm ET -- Rep. Ron Paul may have won the presidential straw poll at the California GOP 2011 Fall Convention pulling away, but at a party dinner Friday evening, where Rep.
Democrat Jim Graves was feeling good as he sat down for an interview with Salon in Washington Monday, the same day his campaign released a poll showing him two points ahead of Rep.