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  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Scott Walker says it's time GOP concedes defeat on gay marriage

    During an appearance yesterday on Meet the Press, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said he thinks it's time his party concedes defeat and moves past the marriage equality issue.SEE ALSO: Wisconsin wife runs husband over with SUV following Scott Walker recall argument Walker's remarks come on the heels of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    Norm Coleman praises Obama gun control speech that didn't use the word "guns"

    Last night, President Obama traveled to Newtown, Connecticut, and gave a speech at a memorial service for the victims of Friday's school shooting.SEE ALSO:-- Al Franken didn't want to talk gun control on Friday; Betty McCollum did -- Andy Parrish's response to Newtown school shooting: Arm teachers H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Pawlenty's website broadcasts cryptic "coming soon" message as VP speculation mounts

    SEE ALSO:-- Pawlenty's Wikipedia page on lockdown following Colbert Report segment [VIDEO]-- Tim Pawlenty: Obama is "All foam and no beer"-- Tim Pawlenty's vice presidential stock spikes on IntradeTim Pawlenty's website is... coming soon?Web browsers seeking the hottest T-Paw news from the official ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    Michele Bachmann comes out in favor of torture

    David Gregory and Michele Bachmann on Meet the Press this weekend. ​Michele Bachmann longs for the good ol' days. You know, back when George W. Bush ran this country, and terms like "health care reform" and "stimulus package" were distant from our everyday vocabularies. Back when a man could ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Michele Bachmann: "I don't judge" gay people [VIDEO]

    The new Michele Bachmann won't talk about the old Michele Bachmann.​Michele Bachmann is pretty much definitely going to become the President of the United States, but she's refusing to be the crazy lady everyone fell in love with.Everyone wants a little piece of Bachmann now that she's the most po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Meet Warren Blumenfeld, the man who confronted Marcus Bachmann [VIDEO]

    Fred KargerMarcus Bachmann, and his confronter. ​Warren Blumenfeld was in his office at Iowa State University on Saturday, trying to prepare his syllabi for fall classes. But the noise from the Ames Straw Poll, which was taking place just a few blocks away, was distracting him. Blumenfeld decided ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    Pawlenty: Bachmann's record of accomplishment is "nonexistent"

    If he's going down, he's taking Bachmann with him.​If Tim Pawlenty's campaign is doomed, at least he's going down swinging. In his Sunday appearance on Meet the Press, T-Paw defended his own campaign, which many have declared hopeless. When he got the chance, he took a shot at Michele Bachmann, wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    Michele Bachmann admits Barack Obama is a patriot

    Bachmann changes her tune: Obama isn't anti-American after all.​First Tim Pawlenty went out on a Republican limb and boldly admitted that Barack Obama is really a natural-born American citizen. Now Michele Bachmann is risking her tea party bona fides by admitting that the President of these U ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    Michele Bachmann gushed bunk about Obama oil drilling permits

    The former federal tax attorney strings together some fuzzy math.​"One. That's the number of new drilling permits under the Obama administration since they came into office," Rep. Michele Bachmann told the Conservative Principles PAC on March 26. It was a great red meat line. It helped her st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    Bill Maher: Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin can play "bimbos" on "Gilligan's Island"

    Bill Maher busts on Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin​NOW took a shot at Bill Maher last week for dismissing Sarah Palin as a "dumb tw*t." And you expect him to care? Instead of backing down, Maher doubled down. On Friday night's "Real Time," he called Palin and Michele Bachmann a couple of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    New York Times calls Michele Bachmann the next Sarah Palin

    We see the resemblance​We've long been saying that Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin have more in common than conservative opinions and a penchant for misstating the facts. Now, the New York Times has pointed out the same truth. In a piece comparing the two Republican politicians' families, ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Michele Bachmann co-sponsors English-only bill

    Don't know much about history.​Fresh off doubling down with the birthers, history-challenged Rep. Michele Bachmann is now throwing in with the English-only crowd. Bachmann has co-sponsored a bill from Iowa Rep. Steve King, "To declare English as the official language of the United States, to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Michele Bachmann for president: The website

    weneedmichele.comRun, Michele, run!​Michele Bachmann's inescapable media-grandstanding has been a constant throughout her political career. But if you've tracked her lately, you've probably noticed she's more omnipresent than ever, and you've heard the relentless drum of approaching thunder: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    Michele Bachmann won't show her birth certificate

    ABCMichele Bachmann is a Birther again.​On a conservative talk radio show this week, Michele Bachmann declared that before her first presidential debate, she'd produce her birth certificate. We figured, why wait until then? We sent her team a request to see the document. So far, the Bachmann ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    Michele Bachmann blames reporters for her American Revolution gaffe

    ​Just the other day, Rep. Michele Bachmann single-handedly relocated the opening battle of the American Revolution from Massachusetts to New Hampshire. Journalists took note. Embarrassing headlines were written. Now Bachmann, who has previously funked the history of slavery, the Founding Fat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2011

    Michele Bachmann fails American Revolution history

    Bachmann fails history again.​Someone go find the dunce cap. Michele Bachmann tackled American history again in public, and once again gave America good reason to laugh at Minnesota. She's already flubbed the history of the Founding Fathers and forgotten slavery. This time around, in a heav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Michele Bachmann's health care funding conspiracy theory debunked

    ​Rep. Michele Bachmann insisted over and over again on Sunday's Meet the Press and on Facebook that she was privy to a sinister plot by President Barack Obama to hide $105 billion worth of funding in the health care reform law. The story has about as much truth as the hogwash she peddled about t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Michele Bachmann promises White House plans by summer

    Michele Bachmann wants to be president.​Fresh off informing the world that she didn't read the health care reform bill before it enacted in March 2010, Michele Bachmann says she'll soon let everyone know what her 2012 White House tea party plans are. "We need a nominee who really understands ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2011

    Michele Bachmann on Meet The Press: Barack Obama is anti-American

    Michele Bachmann loses perspective.​"Meet The Press" host David Gregory tried to get Rep. Michele Bachmann to answer some basic questions on Sunday morning. She wouldn't. She ducked and weaved like a prize fighter as Gregory asked repeatedly whether she'd vote for shutting down the government ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2005
  • Columns

    September 7, 2005

    Many Thousands Gone

    The first disaster was the hurricane. The second was the federal government's response.

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2005
  • News

    October 27, 2004

    Let Me Finish...

    W in his own words

  • News

    March 24, 2004

    Karl Rove's Moment

    How "Bush's Brain" hijacked Washington, D.C. and politics-as-usual

  • Columns

    February 18, 2004

    Rot Never Sleeps

    W gets in deeper on the guard question; The cover-up's the thing

  • News

    February 11, 2004

    50,000,000 Kerry Fans Can't Be Wrong Can They?

    And other questions from the campaign trail

  • News

    September 24, 2003

    Man out of Time

    Jesse's cable disconnection

  • News

    July 30, 2003

    Bring 'em On!

    The Bush administration's top 40 lies about war and terrorism

  • Sports

    January 17, 2001

    Wing and a Prayer

    The West Wing inaugurates a new administration

  • News

    June 9, 1999

    The Man Behind the Mind

    Budget brawls and bulldog farts. Shock jocks and Satan's Cheerleaders. Jesse Ventura stars in the season's political blockbuster, but First Flack John Wodele directs the show.

  • Feature

    July 16, 1997

    Show Us the Money

    The real outrage is that big money interests can purchase politicians and policy in ways that are perfectly legal.

  • Feature

    May 21, 1997

    Bipartisan Scam

    Paul Wellstone, the Senate's most liberal member, has called the deal "a budget without a soul." Yet even Wellstone refuses to break with Clinton, for he fails to offer a systemic analysis of how it came to be.

  • Feature

    October 30, 1996
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