Vicki Iseman News
Since The New York Times published its Page One story claiming an inappropriate link between Sen. John McCain and telecommunications lobbyist Vicki Iseman, we've heard much more about the evil of "influence-peddling." The day the Times story ran, Sen. Barack Obama debated Sen. Hillary Clinton,
The Iseman Droppeth
Vicki Iseman, the star of that New York Times February 2008 nudge-nudge wink-wink look at Sen. John McCain's relationship with lobbyists, has dropped her lawsuit. Iseman -- and McCain -- denied having any inappropriate relationship. Iseman last month announced that...
The Iseman Sueth
News you may have missed while you were living your life: lobbyist Vicki Iseman is suing the New York Times for $27 million for the Times' February 21, 2008 story "falsely communicating that Ms. Iseman and Senator John McCain had...
The Note: The Plumback
Let's hope Joe the Plumber doesn't charge by the minute -- the 15th can be the roughest. Maybe John McCain's last great comeback isn't possible. Maybe it's only possible on the back of a plumber from Ohio (albeit one who could have used some vetting). Maybe it's only possible with a plumber plus an
Meghan McCain's Defense of Bristol Palin
ABC News' Bret Hovell reports: Meghan McCain, the daughter of presumptive Republican nominee John McCain, and purveyor of McCainBlogette.com, a blog about her travels on the campaign trail, has a post this morning about Bristol Palin's pregnancy. Meghan McCain describes...
VEEPBEAT: Caroline’s Coming to Town
ABC News' Howard L. Rosenberg reports: Sen. Barack Obama returns to the US this weekend and on Monday, Caroline Kennedy, the camera-shy co-chair of his vice presidential search team, is scheduled to be in Washington. Coincidentally, that’s the day Obama’s...
John McCain's Bottom 10 Veep Picks
As we did with Sen. Obama below, here are the Bottom 10 Vice Presidential picks for Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz: 10. Bob Dole 9. Vicki Iseman 8. Keith Olbermann 7. Jack Abramoff 6. Donald Rumsfeld 5. Arianna Huffington 4. Grover...
The Note: Pillow Fight
If this was the kitchen sink, maybe it's beyond time to call a plumber. What may have been the last Democratic debate was a tense and substantive affair, featuring two candidates at the top of their games (and who know all the plays a little too well by now). It was also as exhausting as it was
Public Broadcasting Activists Refute McCain Campaign 'Facts' on FCC Letters
A public broadcasting activist is accusing Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign of lying in its statements rebutting last week's New York Times story about McCain's connections to Washington lobbyist Vicki...