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David Brock is so outraged at Rush Limbaugh’s words of three weeks ago that he started organizing a protest — almost 3 years ago. It was planned ahead and activated at the first moment Brock could manipulate a media frenzy. Make no mistake, Brock’s “marke
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Alex Jones, creator of 'Deport Piers Morgan' petition, blows up on CNN - POLITICO.com www.politico.com
Alex Jones, radio host and creator of the petition to deport Piers Morgan, on CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight. "He perfectly exemplifies the problem," Morgan would later say of Jones. The first segment above, the second segment below....
Congressional leaders in both parties are engaged in high-level, confidential talks about exempting lawmakers and Capitol Hill aides from the insurance exchanges they are mandated to join as part of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, sources i
Exclusive: FBI probed GOP trip with drinking, nudity in Israel - Jake Sherman and John Bresnahan - POLITICO.com www.politico.com
The FBI probed a late-night swim in the Sea of Galilee that involved drinking, numerous GOP freshmen lawmakers, top leadership staff – and one nude member of Congress, according to more than a dozen sources, including eyewitnesses. During a fact-finding c
Vice President Joe Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan were the two candidates on stage at Thursday’s vice presidential debate, but a third character emerged: Joe Biden’s laugh, which didn’t escape the notice of tweeting politicos. (And led, of course, to at least t
The fiscal cliff deal that almost wasn't - John Bresnahan and Carrie Budoff Brown and Manu Raju and Jake Sherman - POLITICO.com www.politico.com
House Speaker John Boehner couldn’t hold back when he spotted Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in the White House lobby last Friday. It was only a few days before the nation would go over the fiscal cliff, no bipartisan agreement was in sight, and Reid h
Mitt Romney has been making a pitch for bipartisanship in the closing days of the race, and this morning rolled out an endorsement from Hillary Clinton's former Senate state director, Gigi Georges: “For most of my life, I’ve been an active Democrat. I am
A powerful group of senators from both parties has reached a deal on the outlines of a comprehensive immigration overhaul, a development that will drive an emotional debate on a hot-button issue unseen in Washington for more than half a decade. The group
The town is turning on President Obama – and this is very bad news for this White House. Republicans have waited five years for the moment to put the screws to Obama – and they have one-third of all congressional committees on the case now. Establishment
Sarah Palin says President Barack Obama is either a “liar or a hugely incompetent CEO” in regard to his handling of the recent controversies surrounding his presidency. “For the president to deny any knowledge of what was brewing [with the IRS] and to cla
Inside the campaign: How Mitt Romney stumbled - Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei - POLITICO.com www.politico.com
Stuart Stevens, Mitt Romney’s top strategist, knew his candidate’s convention speech needed a memorable mix of loft and grace if he was going to bound out of Tampa with an authentic chance to win the presidency. So Stevens, bypassing the speechwriting sta
The White House has identified 19 executive actions for President Barack Obama to move unilaterally on gun control, Vice President Joe Biden told a group of House Democrats Monday, the administration’s first definitive statements about its response to las
Rarely has the political class whipped itself into a lather that has abated so quickly. After the Newtown, Conn., massacre, so many invested so much hope in President Barack Obama’s pledge to “use whatever power this office holds” to pass new gun control
The National Rifle Association has gained more than 100,000 new members in the last 18 days, the organization told POLITICO’s Playbook on Thursday. The number of paid new members jumped from 4.1 million to 4.2 million in that time frame. “Our goal is to g
Sharyl Attkisson, the Emmy-award winning CBS News investigative reporter, says that her personal and work computers have been compromised and are under investigation. "I can confirm that an intrusion of my computers has been under some investigation