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November 12, 2009

Plouffe: Obama Boxed In Clinton in Early States

The tone of national politics of late has even me a bit weary and looking for breaks, but I am antsy to get a hold of Obama campaign manager David Plouffe's new book, The Audacity to Win. The strategizing and...

January 19, 2009

Harper's Sums Up the Bush Era

Harper?s Index: A retrospective of the Bush era (Harper's Magazine) Percentage of U.S. veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who have filed for disability with the VA: 35 Chance that an Iraq war veteran who has served two...

December 9, 2008

GOP's oogedy-boogedyness problem

Kathleen Parker writes a piece for the National Review called Them Oogedy-Boogedy Blues, and claims that "it isn't so much God causing the GOP problems; it's his fan club." As long as the religious right is seen as controlling the...

December 1, 2008

Jeb Bush Endorses Treason

In an interview with Newsmax, Jeb Bush pretty much recommends treason: Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush tells Newsmax that the GOP must broaden its appeal to avoid becoming "the old white-guy party," and recommends that Republicans create a "shadow government"...

November 26, 2008

More Conservative Sour Grapes: Obama not "Natural Born American"

In one more pathetic attempt to derail the election of Barack Obama to the Presidency, two individuals, in separate cases, are asking the Supreme Court of the United States to declare Obama ineligible for the Presidency because he is not...

Obama in Pictures

Another awesome photo gallery with images from the Obama campaign. Check out The Next President of the United States...

November 24, 2008

Thank You, Sarah Palin

Um... New Commercial Thanks Sarah Palin Courtesy of the Our Country Deserves Better PAC. I really can't tell if this is a joke or not....

November 14, 2008

Sullivan: The GOP's Shrinking Tent

One of Andrew Sullivan's readers sums up the Republicans' Moderate Problem: I can't tell whether the lack of serious attention given to the continued hysteria about our President-Elect still emerging from various corners of the Right is a good thing...

Obama Splits Nebraska Vote

President-elect barack Obama has split Nebraska's electoral votes, the first time the state has ever split it's vote, according to the AP. Obama now has 365 electoral votes to McCain's 162....

McCain Team Launches Palin12 Gear

Want more proof of the GOP's plan for Sarah Palin post-2008? The McCain-Palin website is featuring Palin12 items for sale with the tagline, "Conservatism Lives." The 12 is a refernce to 2012, the year of the next US Presidential...

November 12, 2008

Sullivan: Why Palin Matters

Andrew Sullivan on why he won't "drop it already" on his Palin coverage: Let's be real in a way the national media seems incapable of: this person should never have been placed on a national ticket in a mature democracy....

November 11, 2008

Every Picture Tells a Story

Image is everything in politics. John F. Kennedy proved that in his 1960 presidential debate against Richard Nixon. To those watching it on TV, versus those who listened on the radio, Kennedy was the clear winner. And why? Because...

November 10, 2008

Palin: More of the Same

Quote of the day: "I think the Republican ticket represented too much of the status quo, too much of what had gone on in these last eight years, that Americans were kind of shaking their heads like going, wait a...

The Union Forever

Unions in America have had a tough couple of decades. Declining membership, restrictions on their organizing activities, financial woes, and in-fighting that has led to more fragmentation has meant a lot of bad PR. But politicians who are ready to...

November 7, 2008

Just for Fun, What is the Right Saying Now?

On Election Day, before the first results came in, I took a look around the tubes of the Internets to see what some voices on the Right were saying. At the time, Right-wingers voiced everything from paranoia to optimistic exuberance...

November 6, 2008

Republican Party Becoming a Regional Party?

The New York Times has a great interactive analysis here describing the shifts in Republican / Democratic preferences by county nationwide. The analysis includes demographic data. Image added--ed. The map indicates which counties trended more Republican or more Democratic in...

Alaska's Odd Election Results

Alaskan political observers at Mudflats noted some odd returns from Tuesday's election. Specifically, most polls had shown Barack Obama roughly three percent behind John McCain in Alaska in the days leading up to the election, but throughout election night, the...

What the World Was Waiting For

See them all here....

The View from Over Here

George is a good friend from college who has lived in several different South American and European countries the last several years. Raised in Ohio, George watched from afar the election the whole world was waiting for and battled European...

By the Numbers

Electoral-vote.com has interesting analysis of the exit polls (emphasis added): The NY Times has the exit poll data. Obama barely won among men (49% to 48%), but strongly among women (56% to 43%), overwhelmingly among blacks (95% to 5%), and...

Palin Reponds

Sarah palin is responding to the flood of funny and soemtimes disturbing reports from Mccain staffers on her knowledge and ability as thier VP pick. She specifically dismissed reports that she didn't know Africa was a continent. PALIN: That's kind...

November 5, 2008

Palin Thrown Under the Bus

Just one day later and McCain staffers are lining up to pin the blame of their loss squarely on Sarah Palin's expensively dressed chest. Two reports today hint at the torrent of criticism to come. First, that Palin was instructed...

November 4, 2008

McCain Concedes

It's done. John McCain has conceded and Barack Obama will be the next President of the United States....

God Bless America

Barack Obama is President of the United States. Regardless of you politics, you can be proud of your country....

Live Blogging: Early Returns

CNN calls Virginia Senate for Warner (D). Indiana is 49-50, McCain with less than 1% reporting. This will be the one to watch in the midwest. Correction: 2% in and McCain leads in Virginia 55%-44% 6:25pm CST Indiana: 12% in:...

Conservative Concern (Or Not...): What Some on the Right are Saying Today

Conservative Arizona activist Paul "I have never been wrong about an election call even when I was called crazy." Marston is predicting a McCain landslide (McCain – 310 / Obama - 228). Ross Douthat, writing at The Atlantic, lamented, "...as...

One Voice Can Change the World

Obama tells a story about the early days of the campaign and how one voice fired him, and a room of supporters, up. Obama: Fired Up and Ready to Go Are you fired up? Are you ready to go????...

Sullivan: The Ground Game

We posted some reports last week about the amount of coordination and professionalism the Obama campaign is bringing to this election as it relates to the ground game. Andrew Sullivan has more. From New Hampshire: This morning I awoke to...

Dean: Arizona is Within Reach

Pointing to John McCain's home state as justification for the expensive, and sometimes derided 50-state strategy he implemented four years ago, DNC Chairman Howard Dean says Arizona is within reach. "The polls showed us down two here in Arizona. That's...

MSNBC's Live Results Widget

Posting a nifty widget here that will track results live throughout the night. We'll also have commentary all night long....

Roves Predicts a Landslide...for Obama

Karl Rove has already called the election and predicts a landslide for Obama: Karl Rove, the man widely credited with engineering President Bush's two successful White House bids, is predicting the Illinois senator will take the White House in an...

Coverage Tonight

We'll be live blogging from POLJUNK HQ tonight and we have men on the ground at the Obama rally in Grant Park. Check in throughout the day for real-time reporting on tonight's historical event! Don't forget to follow us on...

Woo Woo for Obama

Ronnie "Woo Woo" Wickers is tired of losing. The unofficial mascot of our Chicago Cubs is feeling like a winner today. Here he is in front of Obama HQ on Michigan Avenue in Chicago. POLJUNK asked him how he felt....

November 3, 2008

First Results In

Dixville Notch, a village in New Hampshire's northeast corner, is the first in the country to vote. Every year since 1960, the tiny town has been casting their votes at midnight on election day and reports the results as soon...

Not Just Another Pretty face

Josh Marshall sees holes in the idea that post-election will be Sarah Palin's time to shine. A lot of people are floating the idea that she will be the new face of the Republican party, which I can only hope...

Hour-by-hour guide to election night

Nate Silver, the guy who runs my favorite poll aggregator/electoral projector, Five Thirty Eight, has written an hour-by-hour guide to election night for Newsweek. 6 PM EST. Polls close in portions of Indiana and Kentucky: If for some reason [Indiana]...

One.More.Day

Tomorrow is America's day of reckoning. After eight long years of Bush failures and congressional GOP assistance, now is the time to make a correction and to make a statement. What will you tell your grandkids you did this year?...

November 1, 2008

Caribou Barbie 2012! (?)

It looks as if Caribou Barbie's candidacy for the Republican nomination in 2012 is more than mere conjecture. As CNN recently reported, Caribou Barbie has already begun to openly talk about a 2012 presidential run. CNN reported that when ABC's...

Fear and Loathing in Central Pennsylvania

Salon.com offered up this Postcard From Pennsylvania today. McCain/Caribou Barbie supporters tell us how they really feel bout Barack Obama. Watch it:...

Handy Map of Poll Closing Times

Swing State Project: Poll Closing Times & Key Races. Keep this handy on election night, so you don't get drunk too early......

October 31, 2008

Boehner: Obama's Chickenshit

House minority leader John Boehner called Barack Obama a "chickenshit" while campaigning in Ohio this week: "Now, listen, I've voted 'present' two or three times in my entire 25-year political career, where there might have been a conflict of interest...

McCain Camp "Jazzed Up" About Comeback

John McCain's campaign manager, Rick Davis, says he is "jazzed up" for next Tuesday and predicts a major upset. "We are witnessing, I believe, probably one of the greatest comebacks that you've seen since John McCain won the primary," said...

Quote of the Day: McDonalds is a Tougher Interview

Former Reagan chief of staff Ken Duberstein mocks McCain's rushed interview process with Sarah Palin. According to reports, the two only met once and she was anything but his first pick. McCain subsequently caved to advisors who pushed a candidate...

Low - Information (Republican) Voter's Ignorance on Display

A low-information McCain supporter exercises his freedom of speech outside an Obama rally in Raleigh, North Carolina. Oddly, while exercising his right to free speech, he won't actually speak to people and explain the details of his poster depicting Obama...

Palin Doesn't Get 1st Amendment

I am not going to call Sarah Palin and idiot mainly becuase I don't think she is one and to underestimate her political talent and understanding of how to sway votes would be a mistake. Next Tuesday will not be...

Early Voters Kicking Much Ass

Now, please do not get overconfident when you read this, because who knows how accurate polling information is, but check this out. One of the sites I've been compulsively refreshing dozens of times a day, FiveThirtyEight, has a breakdown of...

October 30, 2008

Poll Sitting: Obama Holds

With just a few days to go, Barack Obama maintains his lead over John McCain in national polls. New NYT/CBS Poll: Obama 52% McCain 41% Gallup: Obama 51% McCain 44%, with a 2% margin of error, unchanged from yesterday. Rasmussen:...

Fear of Young Woman Leads to Premature Ejection at McCain Rally

(Note to McCain camp – this is how NOT to win the youth vote...) The Iowa State Daily reported on Tuesday that a number of people were escorted out of a McCain rally at the University of Northern Iowa (UNI)...

McCain's Latest Low Blow

Josh Marshall at Talking Points Memo nails John McCain for the latest smear campaign: The McCain campaign has been throwing around so much mud and smears in recent weeks that it's easy to miss just how ugly and shameful their...

Who Are We to Believe?

Campaigning today Sarah Palin said that she and McCain would fix the economy by imposing a spending freeze. She also declared that a McCain administration would balance the budget by the end of their first term. Only problem is that...

When Has a Plumber Ever Shown Up on Time?

John McCain addressed a crown in Defiance, Ohio today and after promising an appearance by Ohio's newest resident celebrity, Joe the Plumber (whose real name is Sam and he isn't really a plumber, but never mind that...), McCain called out...

Obama "Infomercial" Online

Last night, Barack Obama aired a 30 minute ad that basically makes his closing argument with the American people. Part mini-documentary, part sales pitch, the video was beautifully produced infomercial entitled "American Stories, American Solutions" Wednesday evening simultaneously on CBS,...

Johnny Red

The latest McCain Campaign tactic has been to paint Barack Obama as a socialist because he wants to repeal Bush tax cuts for the wealthy and re-target them to the middle class, but who's the real pinko here? Today, ExxonMobil...

October 29, 2008

Drunk Dialing

Obama campaign volunteers loaded while phone banking? Maybe. Who cares if it's real or not, this is funny. Drunk Dialing for Change...

Commies on the Playground

Quote of the day: "By the end of the week, he'll be accusing me of being a secret communist because I shared my toys in Kindergarten." --Barack Obama in Raleigh, NC today Any wonder why he's kicking so much ass...

A Wink and a Nod

Obama is closing out with another sharp and beautifully executed ad this time zinging both McCain and his lack of economic understanding and the choice he made for VP, somone who was supposed to help make up for that understanding....

October 28, 2008

Obama Rally to Draw One Million?

The city of Chicago is bracing for the election night rally Barack Obama is planning in Grant Park with Mayor Daley expecting a million or more people at the lakeshore event. "It's gonna be surprising. There's gonna be a lot...

October 27, 2008

The Port Huron Statement

My wife is from a cozy little beach community about 45 minutes north of Detroit and I grew up in Grand Rapids on the state's ultra-conservative west side. She and I had separate trips to our home state of Michigan...

My Kinda Town

I've done some phone banking for Barack Obama here in Chicago and can tell you that the coordination and level of professionalism from campaign staffers and volunteers well be what puts him over the top should he win next Tuesday....

October 26, 2008

Caribou Barbie: Obama Acting Like a Winner

The Associated Press reported today that Caribou Barbie, speaking to supporters at a rally in Florida, voiced her displeasure with the campaign of the very uppity Barack Obama for acting as if Obama has already won the election. "You kinda...

October 24, 2008

McCain Campaign: Intolerant of Tolerance

I recently reported on an incident at a McCain campaign rally in Maryland at which a number of McCain supporters, including some who identified themselves as Muslims and some who identified themselves as Christians, came together to do the right...

Caribou Barbie: Right-Wing Abortion Clinic Bombers Not Terrorists

(Via ThnkProgress) In a recent interview with Brian Williams of NBC, Caribou Barbie (with John McCain watching over her) told Willliams that Bill Ayers is unquestionably a terrorist because he tried to destroy the U.S. Capitol and the Pentagon. Williams...

October 23, 2008

McCain Calling it Quits?

"These liberals want complete control of government in a time of crisis, all branches of government," warns a Republican ad playing in North Carolina. "No check and balances, no debate, no independence. That's the truth behind Kay Hagan. If she...

If the 2008 Campaign was a game of D&D...

Adventuring Party Politics: The Campaign is Getting Ugly GM: OK, the bugbear attacks you. What do you do? OBAMA: I send one of my 672 henchmen after it. MCCAIN: OK, seriously. Why does he have so many henchmen? I'm a...

Caribou Barbie: Self-Described Intellectual (sic)

In a scintillating interview with People Magazine, Republican Vice Presidential candidate Caribou Barbie (also known as Sarah Palin) proudly described herself as an intellectual: People – Do you think you're intellectual? Caribou Barbie – Yessss. "You have to be up...

October 22, 2008

Don't Start Celebrating Just Yet...

A new AP poll says it's tighter than you might think: The presidential race tightened after the final debate, with John McCain gaining among whites and people earning less than $50,000, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll that shows McCain...

McCain Swings, Misses on Murtha Flub

Given a softball by John Murtha's recent remarks that western PA is full of racists, John McCain even misses that. It's sad, just sad......

Truth and Consequences

Most of us enjoy a little political diversity in our families. There are liberals who argue with conservatives who argue with libertarians who argue with socialists...and we all ignore the anarchists sulking in the basement. Most families disagree respectfully and...

October 21, 2008

Google Says

McCain says his campaign is focused on the economy and it's Barack Obama and his liberal friends who have turned this election season ugly. Google says otherwise....

McCain Gives Up Colorado, Iowa, New Mexico

CNN: McCain camp looking for way to win without Colorado Iowa and New Mexico always have been viewed as difficult races, but the similar assessment of Colorado reflects a dramatic shift for a campaign that had long counted on the...

October 20, 2008

Best and Worst of McCain's Supporters In the Same Place at the Same Time

What happens when a rabidly anti-Obama McCain supporter tries to use Islam to defame Barack Obama at a McCain rally attended by conservative American Muslims, tolerant Christians, and other tolerant conservatives? Watch and find out (it's good): As bad as...

McCain Defends Robocalls

John McCain gets called to the carpet over his campaign's use of robocalls in a surprisingly tough line of questioning from Fox News' Chris Wallace. Watch McCain seethe as he's confronted with his own words that he "has never and...

October 19, 2008

Republicans Have Already Stolen It

Update: The article is online now: Block the Vote. It's Already Stolen According to an investigative report out today in Rolling Stone magazine, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Greg Palast, after a year-long investigation, reveal a systematic program of "GOP...

Powell Endorses Obama and Other Notes

Speaking on NBC's Meet The Press this morning, Former Secretary of State General Colin Powell publicly endorsed Barack Obama for President. Among his reasons: The Republican Party has drifted too far to the Right, John McCain has exhibited a lack...

October 18, 2008

Chicago Tribune Endorses Obama

Earlier this week, The Chicago Tribune endorsed Barack Obama for President. While it is hardly unusual for newspapers across America to endorse Presidential candidates, the Tribune's endorsement of Obama is unique in that it marks a moment in history. "This...

October 17, 2008

Republican Exhumes Ghost of Joe McCarthy

Minnesota Republican 6th District Representative Michelle Bachmann on MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews today suggested that Barack Obama isn't sufficiently "American" and is not worthy of being elected to the White House. Her reasons for suggesting that Obama doesn't belong...

Letterman Gives it to McCain

A few weeks ago John McCain bailed on a David Letterman appearance to "get back to Washington" and broker a deal for the recent economic bailout. Lettermen got wise to the thing and sure enough ran a live feed of...

October 16, 2008

McCain Robocall Links Obama, Ayers

McCain says he doesn't care about a "washed up old terrorist," but this robocall says otherwise: Hello. I'm calling for John McCain and the RNC because you need to know that Barack Obama has worked closely with domestic terrorist Bill...

War Vets Beaten, Busted at Debates

While McCain and Obama were figuratively beating each other up in the last presidential debate last night, some war veterans protesting outside were literally beaten up and arrested by Hofstra cops. Will the parties denounce this sort of abuse of...

October 15, 2008

FOX News Focus Group: Some Independents Move to Obama

Some long faces and subdued voices are in evidence at FOX tonight as some in their "undecided" focus group appear to have decided in favor of Obama....

Live-Blogging the High Life--er, the Prez Debate, Rnd. III

The Pol Junk compound (aka Derek Phillips' basement) was alive with chatter during round three of the prez debates. Phillips Twittered it live, Johnny Loftus live-blogged some thoughts when he wasn't taking swigs of High Lifes and making lame asides...

Obama Admits "Boneheaded" Move

In what is I think both a humble move and a politically savvy one, Obama addresses the "bitter" comment head-on and explains his admittedly "boneheaded" comment: "How it was interpreted in the press was Obama talking to a bunch of...

GOP Out of WI and ME

Just as Michigan, so goes Wisconsin and Maine. The AP reports"The Republican National Committee is halting presidential ads in Wisconsin and Maine, turning much of its attention to usually Republican states where GOP nominee John McCain shows signs of faltering."...

Taibbi Takes Byron York to School

If you love smart, funny, cutting, and utterly unmerciful poltical writing, then you're probably already a fan of Matt Taibbi. He fills the void left by Hunter S. Thompson and then tops it off with whip smarts. A classic example...

ACORN Slide Show

Dig this funny slide show explaining in very...simple...terms this whole ACORN hullabaloo. Money quote: Well, no. They were registrations for people who don't exist. So they're probably not gonna show up on election day. Unless my applications were magical and...

Tweet Tweet: 100 Followers Can't Be Wrong

Today we've reached 100 followers on Twitter and just in time to follow our live Tweet of tonight's final debate between John McCain and Barack Obama. Johnny Mac has all but promised to bring up Willie Ayers tonight since Obama...

October 14, 2008

Guilt By Association, McCain Style

Perhaps the last great hope of the McCain/Caribou Barbie Campaign is that their charges of guilt-by-association directed at Barack Obama for his flimsy ties to former Left-wing radical and terrorist Bill Ayers will generate enough doubt about Obama's love of...

More Threats from McCain-Palin Supporters

The Times-Tribune reports another death threat against Obama from hysterical McCain-Palin supporters in Scranton, PA: Chris Hackett addressed the increasingly feisty crowd as they await the arrival of Gov. Palin. Each time the Republican candidate for the seat in the...

ACORN Reportedly "Hounded" People to Register Multiple Times

The Post is such a rag (can anyone tell me why "Dixie" was playing as a music bed on that site???) but this is troubling (emphasis added): The Post reported last week on the Cleveland-area probe and the subpoenas, which...

Poll Sitting: Obama Up Big in Four Swing States

A new set of polls from Quinnipiac gives Barack Obama very strong leads in four key swing states: Colorado: Obama 52% McCain 43% Michigan: Obama 54% McCain 38% Minnesota: Obama 51% McCain 40% Wisconsin: Obama 54% McCain 37% VIA Talking...

October 12, 2008

McCain: Counter-Terrorist or Contra Terrorist?

The McCain/Caribou Barbie campaign has made much hay lately of the tenuous (at best) associations that Barack Obama once shared with former Weather Underground member Bill (or Willie) Ayers. In the early 1970's, Ayers participated in bombings of the New...

October 11, 2008

McCain = McSane?

As one analysis after another shows Barack Obama slowly gaining ground and a lead over John McCain, some "conservatives" can see the writing on the wall, and they don't like the message they're reading one bit. In fact, the low-information...

October 10, 2008

Fox Poll: Ayers Doesn't Matter

Buried in a recent Fox News Poll is this: There has been some discussion of Barack Obama's relationship with the former radical activist William Ayers. Because Ayers is linked to plots to bomb the Pentagon and the U.S. Capitol in...

Religious Kids Loosening Up (a little)

UPI rounds up a couple of recents polls that suggest that young religious kids are cooler than their parents when it comes to Obama, gay rights, and other issues. Some encouraging trends: • "71 percent of young first-time religious voters...

Karl Rove and the Death of Conservatism

Sullivan nails it: What Rove never realized is that many of us fought hard for intellectual and moral respect for conservatism in college and grad school, only to have our efforts turned into a joke by the crassness of the...

Palin Cleared...By Palin

Trying to head off potentially damaging information from a state ethics report on her misuse of office, Sarah Palin released a report clearing her of all wrong doing. The author of the report? The McCain-Palin Campaign. Palin is the subject...

Obama: It's easy to rile up a crowd by stoking anger and division

Obama hits McCain-Palin for stoking fears and rage at their rallies. I like this: It's easy to rile up a crowd by stoking anger and division. But that's not what we need right now in the United States. The times...

McCain Responds to "Say it to My Face"

Charlie Gibson asks McCain why he hasn't asked Obama about Bill Ayers when they've met face-to-face. McCain stumbles a bit trying to explain why and then falls back on his reputation as a blow hard. McCain Responds to "Say It...

October 9, 2008

BREAKING: Proof of Obama-Ayers Connection

Bill Ayers walks with his wife, Bernardine Dohrn, and their son Zayd Dohrn, 4, Barack Obama outside Federal Court in New York in this May 17, 1982, photo. Courtesy of Donaldson...

The McCain-Palin Mob Mentality

Political rallies sometimes bring out the worst in people. Especially as tight races head into the final stretch, emotions run high and you tend to rally around your candidate of choice; both because you actually support their views and ideals...

October 9, 2008

McCain's Rage

Palin: I am an Open Book

Obama: McCain "Erratic and Uncertain"

The Coward of Maricopa County

McCain Bashes Obama for Statements He Also Made

October 8, 2008

Sullivan: America's Enemies Play McCain

NYT: McCain-Palin Appalling

Palin "Pallin' Around with Secessionists"

What They're Saying

McCain Lobbies for Taiwan

October 7, 2008

Poll Sitting: PA and Ohio Slipping from McCain

John McCain as the Penguin

October 6, 2008

MSNBC: Obama with 100 Point Electoral College Lead

Panic on the Streets of Richmond

Who's In Charge Around Here?

The Ugly Season

October 5, 2008

Wanted: Effigy of Katie Couric

Hannity Launches Character Assassination

October 4, 2008

Caribou Barbie: Obama Hearts Terrorists

October 3, 2008

Palin's Do Over

Cheney Rears Head in Debate

FactChecking the Debate

Poll Sitting: Obama's Lead Increases

POLJUNK Analysis of the Debate

Early Polls Give Debate to Biden

October 2, 2008

The Secret to McCain's Failure

McCain Pulls Out of Michigan

More Palin Lies: Russia Trade Missions

VP Debates: What to Exepct

October 1, 2008

Obama Pulls Away in Swing States

Casting Call: Palin Film Under...Development

America's Got Talent (in VP Nomination)

How to Beat Sarah Palin

Palin: Union Forever!

Moving in Stereotypes

September 30, 2008

Marshall: McCain Has Everything to Lose

September 29, 2008

Palin CBS Interview

McCain's Split Personality

McCain Counted Chickens From Broken Eggs

September 28, 2008

Poll Sitting: Obama Surging

September 27, 2008

Electoral Map Shifts

Two Polls Give Obama Edge

McCain Backtracks on Bailout Negotiations

What Obama is Up Against

Voters Moved by Obama's Performance

September 26, 2008

Poll Sitting: Obama Retakes Lead

September 24, 2008

McCain to Suspend Campaign

Freddie Mac to McCain Advisor: Baby I Got Your Money

Brown: McCain's Handling of Palin is Sexist

September 23, 2008

Media Finally Gets Tough with Palin?

September 19, 2008

Americans Prefer Obama

Panic on the Streets of DC

September 18, 2008

Another McCain Sympathizer Turns

Trouble With Spain

September 17, 2008

Dems should Cry FOUL!

Palin and Polling

Father Knows Best

September 16, 2008

RFK Jr. Calls Out Palin on Pegler Quote

Richard Cohen: McCain is a Liar

Sullivan: Palin Basically Kills McCain

Fiorina clarifies: 'I don't think John McCain could run a major corporation

McCain Spokesman: He Invented the Blackberry

Fiorina: Palin is not qualified to run a major business

McCain Backtracks on Economic Fundamentals

McCain: The Man from Nope

September 15, 2008

Palin Will Not Cooperate with Investigation

Sullivan: Palin's Odd Lies

Don't Forget the Debates!

Knives Out

SNL: Sarah Palin and Hillary Clinton Address the Nation

Obama: Release the Hounds!

September 10, 2008

McCain Singled Out Wasilla as Pork Heavy

I Feel Better Already

Palin Watch: 27 and Counting

September 9, 2008

McCain Ad: Education

What Would YOU Ask Sarah Palin?

Bush's Shell Game

September 8, 2008

Obama Ad: They're Liars

AP Busts McCain, Palin on Pork Criticisms

Palin and the Bridge to Nowhere

September 5, 2008

Republican Double Standards

Fineman on Community Organizer Snipes

September 4, 2008

Protesters Charged with "Acts of Terrorism"

Noonan, Murphy Deride Palin Pick

Palin Fires the Base

Rudy Goes Below the Belt

August 29, 2008

A Beautiful Thing

August 28, 2008

Biden's Speech

August 25, 2008

Swift Boat THIS!

August 22, 2008

Obama Ad: Country Club Economics

August 20, 2008

Toby Keith Backs Obama

August 19, 2008

Obama: Nobody Can Question My Patriotism

August 13, 2008

Olbermann: Biden for VP

New Obama Ad: Boom!

MCCain: Lobbyist in Chief

Obama VP Watch: Warner Out

August 12, 2008

Obama Going Mobile

McCain Collecting from "Broken" Social Security System

August 8, 2008

Edwards Admits Affair

August 6, 2008

Paris Hilton Responds to McCain Ad

July 30, 2008

Jon Voight Pens Op-Ed Critical of Obama

July 26, 2008

McCain Ad: Troops

July 24, 2008

Taibbi on McCain and Religion

Poll Sitting: McCain Closing in Battleground States

July 21, 2008

McCain Ad: Pump

July 11, 2008

No, You're Not Crazy

July 8, 2008

Obama Ad - New Energy

Absent McCain Bashes Congress Over Recess

McCain Ad: Love

July 7, 2008

Obama to Accept Nomination Before 75,000

McCain Vows to Balance the Budget: Details TBD

June 30, 2008

Romney as Veep?

June 16, 2008

McCain Pushes Offshore Drilling

June 13, 2008

McCain on Supremes' Habeas Corpus Decision

June 6, 2008

Alone in the Kingdom of Fear

June 5, 2008

Fish in a Barrel

Tom DeLay Seeing RED

June 4, 2008

Are You Ready for November?

Introducing: The Hewitt Award

June 3, 2008

Better Late Than Never

Obama Wins

May 19, 2008

Obama to McCain: You're a Pussy

A Message from Oregon

May 16, 2008

More on Appeasement

May 15, 2008

Note to Democratic Senate Leadership: Dump Lieberman

May 13, 2008

A Modest Proposal

May 12, 2008

McCain Dragged Down by Bush More Than Obama, Wright

May 6, 2008

McCain Targets Obama

April 28, 2008

Turning Tides or Random Squalls?

Wright Torpedos Obama

April 23, 2008

Sullivan: Keep Hope Alive

Post PA: Same As It Ever Was

April 22, 2008

SC Church Raises Eyebrows With Obama-Osama Sign

April 21, 2008

Poll sittin': PA

GLONO Poll on Hillary in PA

McCain Hearts Anti-Catholic Hate Speech

April 18, 2008

George S. and a Conflict of Interest?

April 17, 2008

Obama Pushes Back After Lame Debates

Top Ten Reasons Romney Dropped Out

April 14, 2008

McCain Promises Not to Torture...Americans

April 4, 2008

Everyone Hates Mark

March 28, 2008

U of C Backs Obama on Claim

New Rule: Catholics Must Get Up Out of the Pew and Walk Out of the Church Forever

March 24, 2008

Hillary in Tuzla: The Movie

March 19, 2008

McCain's Eligibility Challenged

The Reaction

March 18, 2008

The Speech

March 10, 2008

Obama to Clinton: Cram It

From the Mouth of Babes

March 9, 2008

Daschle: First Lady not Commander in Chief

March 7, 2008

Off the Record Remarks Force Obama Advisor Out

March 6, 2008

Death by the Numbers

Howard Dean and His Spoiled Brats

March 5, 2008

Death of a Politics Junky

February 28, 2008

Clinton Raises $35 Million

Jack Kingston: King of Irony

February 27, 2008

Clinton Support Structure Crumbles

February 21, 2008

Mary Tyler Moore is Turning in Her Grave

February 20, 2008

Delegate Gadget

10 in a row, over 500,000 donors in 2008. So far...

February 14, 2008

Ari Gold Loves Democracy

February 12, 2008

Obama Rolls Through Potomac

Hillary Just Quit the Band

February 11, 2008

March 4th is the day

Why Obama would crush McCain in the general

February 8, 2008

Huck Gets Dobson Endorsement

February 7, 2008

Obama Raises $7 Million Since Super Tuesday

February 6, 2008

McCain: Love Me, Do

February 5, 2008

Huck Wins W. Va

Dobson to McCain: Fuck You

(Low) Class Warfare

Andrew Sullivan: A Boomer for Obama

McCain's Limbaugh Problem

Super Tuesday - Local Edition

February 4, 2008

Good News is Good News for Obama

February 1, 2008

Did you hear that noise? That was MoveOn.org backing Obama

Ann Coulter loves Hillary, hates McCain

January 31, 2008

Rush Dumps on GOP

January 30, 2008

New Caroline Kennedy ad for Obama

Edwards: Out

January 29, 2008

Rudy: Out

Obama Supporter Busted

Dems Respond to Bush's Lame SOTU

Endorsement Round-up: January 29

January 28, 2008

Clinton Cruising

Obama Melting Conservative Hearts

Edwards for AG?

January 27, 2008

The importance of the Kennedy Obama endorsement

Obama on South Carolina victory: Yes we can

Clinton loses South Carolina, continues race baiting

January 25, 2008

Clinton: give me those Michigan delegates

Elephant Eat Elephant

Republicans take moral highground on 527s

January 23, 2008

A bit ahead of schedule, Bill Clinton goes batty on reporter

Republicans hate gay Americans; Democrats don't

Obama on MLK: Standing up straight in the face of injustice

January 22, 2008

Thompson Out

January 20, 2008

Obama owns the youth vote

January 19, 2008

Nevada called, Clinton wins

Obama voted against 2005 bankruptcy law

January 18, 2008

Obama is not a Reagan worshipper

January 17, 2008

Effort to disenfranchise Nevada voters fails

January 16, 2008

Democrats acting like Republicans in Nevada

Are You Experienced?

January 15, 2008

I voted for Mitt Romney

Huckabee & Jesus: Founding Fathers

January 11, 2008

What in the hell is going on in Clintonland?

January 10, 2008

Richardson out, Kerry and Johnson endorse Obama

January 9, 2008

McCain gets salty

Why I don't like Hillary Clinton

Obama gets Culinary Union endorsement in Nevada

January 8, 2008

Too close to call at 9:44 PM

Larry David: Vote for Obama, Or Else

Sullivan on Obama on Colbert

Obama and his cathartic candidacy

Obama and Clinton in NH: What will the spread be?

January 7, 2008

Survey says: Obama owns South Carolina

Obama in the Illinois legislature: results

A Poll of the Polls: Obama Leads Big Time

January 6, 2008

Bill Bradley will endorse Obama on Monday

New Hampshirites: Obama wins debate

January 5, 2008

War is Over if Thompson Wants It

Clinton attacks Obama, sounds like a Republican

January 4, 2008

Caucus Report: A POLJUNK Eyewitness

Salon precinct reporting from Iowa

Change, not fear: Obama takes Iowa

January 3, 2008

Iowa: Tuna Surprise

Iowa: Let the Bodies Hit the Floor

December 31, 2007

He Got Game

Let's Get Ready to Rumble!

December 28, 2007

Obama Captures Another Key Endorsement

December 23, 2007

Tucker Carlson on Ron Paul

December 21, 2007

Romney's Dad Built the Pyramids

December 20, 2007

Tancredo Drops Out

December 14, 2007

Obama Surges Among Indies

November 28, 2007

Joe's Right

November 27, 2007

419 days

November 26, 2007

Huckabee Hearts the Stones

November 25, 2007

Huckabee: Off Saudi oil and energy independent in 10 years

November 19, 2007

Huck and Chuck

November 14, 2007

Rudy's New Ad - I Kicked New York's Ass

Potheads for Paul?

November 12, 2007

Ron Paul's voting record

Clinton Caught with Planted Questions

November 11, 2007

Jefferson Jackson Dinner: Obama turning point?

November 9, 2007

Quote of the Day: Absentee Voters

November 6, 2007

Ron Paul raises $3.5 million on Nov. 5th

November 4, 2007

Three Years Ago Today

November 2, 2007

Rudy in Caught in Medical Lie

Ron Paul Picks Up Steam

Clinton Picks Up AFSCME Nod

November 1, 2007

Ron Paul and the Power of Hype

October 30, 2007

Harold Ford Proves He's a Loser

Obama Voices Support for Net Neutrality

October 29, 2007

Ron Paul Cuts to the Quick

October 22, 2007

Republicans on parade: another debate

October 16, 2007

Rudy Goes Fusion!

Cheney and Obama Related?!?!?!

October 15, 2007

Edwards Picks Up State SEIU Endorsements

October 10, 2007

Romm calls Obama climate plan "first-rate"

October 9, 2007

SEIU Disses Edwards

October 5, 2007

Rudy's Jesus Problem

October 3, 2007

Taibbi Launches Campaign Blog

October 2, 2007

Obama's Brand Promise

October 1, 2007

Obama in Q3: $20 million raised

September 25, 2007

$9.11 For Rudy

September 15, 2007

Obama garners most donations from military

September 14, 2007

Chris Dodd: I'm high right now

September 12, 2007

Obama speech today: get out of Iraq now

September 6, 2007

Is Rudy Giuliani really Mr. Anti-terrorism?

Oprah alert! Considering larger role in Obama bid

September 5, 2007

Thompson's First Ad Debuts

August 30, 2007

Another reason to consider Obama

August 25, 2007

Some Republicans like Obama, and Obama likes some Republicans

August 24, 2007

Ted Nugent: building bridges of hope

Brzezinski backs Obama's approach to foreign policy

August 23, 2007

Ignatius: Obama outflanking on foreign policy

August 13, 2007

Hillary's First Ad Runs in Iowa

Rove Resigns: Blogosphere Crashes

August 9, 2007

Huckabee admits Republicans don't care about "regular" working people

July 27, 2007

Obama A Uniter, Not A Divider

July 18, 2007

Edwards wants WPA style jobs program

July 17, 2007

Brewster's Revenge

July 14, 2007

"He sounds like a pothead to me"

July 9, 2007

Bush White House Goes Round and Round on Iraq

July 4, 2007

Those fundraising numbers...

July 3, 2007

McCain campaign in freefall

Ann and Duncan, BFF

July 1, 2007

Obama raises record $32.5 million

June 28, 2007

Obama in Q2: 138,000 more donors

June 26, 2007

Rudy Playing to the Dummies

June 19, 2007

The Clintons vs. The Sopranos

Bloomberg: The U.S. is "really in trouble"

June 11, 2007

50 MPG by 2017

May 14, 2007

Dodd gets serious on warming

Giuliani and Ground Zero workers

Obama: Roll back tax cuts for the rich

May 9, 2007

New Bill Richardson ads

Obama Overstates Kansas Death Toll by 1,000X

May 8, 2007

Obama to Big Three: Get it together

May 6, 2007

Bush donors give to Obama

Polls don't lie: Bush at all time low

May 4, 2007

Bill Richardson on Iraq

May 2, 2007

Poll: Obama overtaking Clinton

April 24, 2007

McCain: First Republican on global warming?

April 13, 2007

McCain Makes Changes to Campaign

April 2, 2007

Boyz in da Hood - McCain, Graham Go to Baghdad

March 30, 2007

John McCain Supports Gay Marriage

March 16, 2007

No One At the Wheel of the Straight Talk Express

March 15, 2007

McCain Rolls Again

March 13, 2007

Salon Headline on Swiftboating Gets Torpedoed

March 8, 2007

Honeymoon's End

March 1, 2007

What a Waster

February 26, 2007

Ring Report - Clinton v. Obama I

February 20, 2007

Of Hype and Hope

February 15, 2007

Rudy's In

February 6, 2007

McCain Hires Hitmen Who Once Targeted Him

January 31, 2007

Not Again, Joe

January 26, 2007

Obama Fires Back

Color IS the Issue: Green

Duncan Hunter Enters Presidential Race

January 18, 2007

McCain's High Wire Act

January 16, 2007

Obama Watch Focuses on Oprah

December 4, 2006

Is This a Rhetorical Question?

November 30, 2006

Barack Obama and Ludacris

November 29, 2006

Frist's Presidential Hopes DOA

October 12, 2006

Warner out of Presidential Race

August 30, 2006

Warner Sings the Song of the South

July 19, 2006

Bush Losing Ground with Conservatives

June 20, 2006

ANYbody But You

June 1, 2006

Was the 2004 Election Stolen?

May 23, 2006

Christopher Dodd May Run in 2008

April 16, 2006

Bush: Great President or Greatest Ever? McCain Actually Answers

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