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New Website Aims to Fact Check Campaign Ads
Founder Kathleen Jamieson says FlackCheck.org will monitor ads and media.
Why Politicians Can't Just Be Friends
Harry Truman had a famous line: If you’re looking for a friend in Washington, get a dog. He had a point. Friendship and politics don’t always mix, particularly on the campaign trail, when friendship doesn’t necessarily mean an endorsement. Case in point: Luis Fortuno, the governor...
Obama, Gingrich and No Moderator? Don’t Count on It
Could Newt Gingrich and President Obama actually debate each other for three hours with no moderator — seven times? That’s what Gingrich apparently wants. The media-bashing candidate has pledged repeatedly to challenge Obama to a series of “Lincoln-Douglas”-style debates if he’s the Republican
Candidates Vie For Air Time
Among the many things that pundits and party operatives alike will be considering during tonight’s GOP debate on CNN – the 11th debate of this primary season – is the following question: Does it appear as though some candidates are being asked more questions than...
Is There A Campaign Beyond Cain?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) From sexual harassment to groping to the economy. Will tonight be the night we return to the regularly scheduled programming of the Republican primary season? If there’s anything that’s going to help steer the narrative of the...
Herman Cain Day 3: A New Allegation, Obama to Cannes, and Why God Wants Jobs in America… Since the AM Note
If Herman Cain thought allegations of sexual harassment were going to go away, he was wrong. He was still in Washington all day and he kept his meetings, but pursuing TV cameras saw a lot less of him. Here are the nugget you need to...
Waiting For The Other Shoe To Drop On Herman Cain (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) Is there another shoe? If so, how big? And how hard might it come down on Herman Cain, who so far, has managed to deflect — albeit awkwardly — the allegations of sexual harassment swirling around him...
'Socialist' Not a Slur for Many, Poll Finds
'Socialism,' Viewed Negatively by Some, Is No Worse Than 'Capitalism' for Others
Streets and Sheriffs: Searching for High Ground on Wall Street
There’s a street that President Obama wants you to know he’s focused on. (Hint: Its name doesn’t start with “Wall.”)