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  • Hillary Clinton's 'social gospel' good enough for Democrats

    Faith is making a comeback among liberal Democrats, but they still have a way to go. First, some history. Hoping to attract some Evangelical Christian votes more than 20 years ago, former vice president Al Gore wrote that the biblical story of Noah...
  • Rove stirs the pot with Hillary inuendo

    WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton hasn't even thrown her hat into the 2016 presidential ring yet, but Republican tremors over the very thought have already unleashed red flares about her age and health that question her qualifications for the office. It's an...
  • As Assembly speaker, he helped tame the budget. What's next for John Pérez?

     As Assembly speaker, he helped tame the budget. What's next for John Pérez?
    John A. Pérez became speaker of the Assembly, arguably the second-most powerful position in California, on March 1, 2010. When he took the oath, the state faced the highest unemployment rate in its recorded history and a budget shortfall of $60 billion....
  • Martin O'Malley warms up in Iowa for possible Democratic run in 2016

    Martin O'Malley warms up in Iowa for possible Democratic run in 2016
    The visit had all the trappings of a full-fledged presidential campaign: a speech at the state Democratic convention, a pep talk to door-knocking volunteers, breakfast with labor leaders, appearances alongside the party's candidate for governor. The...
  • Thirty years ago tonight: Geraldine Ferraro makes history

    Thirty years ago tonight: Geraldine Ferraro makes history
    Thirty years ago tonight, all she had to say were five words and, just like that, thousands of delegates to the Democratic Party's 1984 convention nearly blew off the roof of San Francisco’s Moscone Center. “My name is Geraldine Ferraro,&...
  • Al Franken takes Senate job seriously (he's still funny in private)

    Al Franken takes Senate job seriously (he's still funny in private)
    It must be said at this point: Sen. Al Franken is just dull. How dull is he? He says the most memorable conversation he's had as a senator — "hilarious" even — was a wonkish discussion with former President Clinton about how to finance...
  • Of tweets, tanks, and tabloid fodder: the NBA midseason awards

    Of tweets, tanks, and tabloid fodder: the NBA midseason awards
    It's always more fun to be inclusive when it comes to NBA midseason awards. So for every Kevin Durant (our most valuable player), we like to mix in a Larry Sanders (most exasperating) or a Kendall Marshall (most unlikely rise to a starter). Here,...
  • NBC's 'Hillary' project lacks script, but not critics

    NBC's 'Hillary' project lacks script, but not critics
    There isn't even a finished script yet, but NBC has already run into trouble with its planned biopic about Hillary Rodham Clinton. Executives in July announced plans for a miniseries starring Diane Lane that would look at the life and career of the...
  • Tom Perez and the 'nuclear option'

    Tom Perez and the 'nuclear option'
    Republicans accuse Thomas E. Perez, President Barack Obama's nominee for labor secretary, of twisting the legal process in three cases in St. Paul, Minn., to suit his political purposes. But it is they who are twisting the Senate's role to "advise and...
  • Obama Will Be Forced To Capitulate In Debt Ceiling Fight

    For all the hyped indignation over GOP "anarchism," there has been remarkable media reticence about the president's intransigence. He has refused to negotiate anything unless the Republicans fully fund the government and raise the debt ceiling —...
  • Why you should ignore 2016 polls for a few more years

    Why you should ignore 2016 polls for a few more years
    There is a new poll out in New Hampshire, the first presidential primary state, but we won’t bother sharing the results for a simple reason: They’re meaningless. Yes, the numbers can influence donors, shape the narrative of the campaign (to...