A week after the party of Kang had their national convention, the party of Kodoshad theirs in Charlotte, NC. It was a lively affair, with a floor fight strong-armed by party bosses, and big speeches by Bill Clinton, Michelle Obama, Sandra Fluke, and some guy running a crap economy who nonetheless no ... More >>
From the "Meet T-Paw" section of his campaign site.Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty announced this morning on ABC's This Week that he is no longer seeking the Republican candidacy for the 2012 presidential race. This comes after Pawlenty placed third in yesterday's Iowa Straw Poll despi ... More >>
In the future, everyone will be a serious Republican Presidential candidate for 15 minutes.
We're close to that now. Last Monday several GOP contenders for the big job debated in New Hampshire, and Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann's relatively lulu-free performance appears to have pushed he ... More >>
"One minute to air and they decided to take the flag down from the live shot!" ABC News reporter Jake Tapper tweeted yesterday from Ground Zero, along with the image to the right. It was just after President Barack Obama's visit to New York City to celebrate the killing of Osama Bin Laden, so ... More >>
White House officials can't get their story straight about what happened in the Pakistani compound where Osama Bin Laden was killed. Though officials have clarified that he was shot twice -- in the head and in the chest -- reports from Monday that Bin Laden was using a woman, p ... More >>
ABC News' Jake Tapper is reporting that White House chief of staff Rahm "Special (Linguistic) Olympian" Emanuel is likely to leave his esteemed position as Barack Obama's chief-of-staff by the end of the week to explore a run as the mayor of Chicago, where his experience as a verbal gymnast m ... More >>
Steve Rattner, the financier and Democratic fundraiser who served in 2009 as President Obama's car czar, takes some guarded shots at New York's political elite in his yet-to-be-released book, Overhaul.
He paints himself as a victim in the ongoing Securities & Exchange Commission investigati ... More >>
The Obama-BP Press conference just ended! You'll hear all about his remarks everywhere else sometime between now and tomorrow afternoon when something else has gone wrong. But what about the game of Ten Questions that Obama had planned to play with the press while he was in the room with them ... More >>
Apparently it wasn't an accident that the TSA neglected to tell us how airport security rules have changed in response to Friday's terror attempt. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced yesterday that there are new, more-restrictive security procedures for americans to comply with at ... More >>
While The Man tries to keep musicians down in the subway, let us pause to remember that this is the anniversary of the day the Berlin Wall was toppled by Alvin and the Chipmunks. (Look, we got this from Jake Tapper. It's too good to check.) U2 recreated the Chipmunks' brave feat last week behind a ... More >>
They tell us Twitter is still a thing, so here's something to fun up our lonely deskbound lives: Twanalysis, which checks your tweets and tells you what kind of online personality you present. Here's what the Village Voice stream gets: "Personality: renowned inquisitive fair. Style: chatty academic ... More >>
What's Jake Tapper up to as ABC's senior White House correspondent? Today he reported on the President's life in the White House. "At 6:45 (super: digital watch) he's in the gym," Tapper told a breathless nation; Obama runs on a treadmill and listens to Jay-Z (brief musical sting). His "heathful" br ... More >>