Did President Obama make the right move when he ousted IRS commissioner Steven T. Miller yesterday? DC Bureau Chief David Corn joins the Huffington Post's Howard Fineman to discuss Miller's resignation on MSNBC's Hardball: David Corn is Mother Jones' Washington bureau chief. For more of his stories, click here. He's also on Twitter.
Oh my. Dick Morris says IRS scandal could lead to Obama's impeachment. Which means…it won't.— David Corn (@DavidCornDC) May 15, 2013 Today on the Dish, Andrew defended Jason Richwine against the presumption of racism while applauding Ron...Show More Summary
The spate of investigations in Washington this week is great fodder for GOP members, who have repeatedly compared the scandals to Watergate. DC Bureau Chief David Corn doesn't think it's a fair comparison: "It's insulting to Watergate to compare anything to Watergate!" he says. Show More Summary
The viewpoints of: Jonah Goldberg Dana Milbank Ron Fournier Mark Steyn Kevin Robillard Peter Grier Peter Wehner David Corn Rich Lowry Peggy Noonan Kevin Drum Glenn Kessler Stephen F. Hayes Jonathan Karl BBC News
Better to be safe than sorry when tweeting about the Secretary of Homeland Security on the Acela. Just before 8 a.m. this morning, like any good journalist, Mother Jones Bureau Chief David Corn began noticing who was in his midst. On the Acela to NYC. Show More Summary
How apropos that in the week before Mother's Day, the Lean Forward network is announcing hires for its website who have ties to Mother Jones, the far-left magazine that blessed the journalistic world with David Corn, himself a fixture at MSNBC as a frequent contributor. "MSNBC.com is... -
A tape of GOP consultant Frank Luntz knocking Rush Limbaugh, released today by Mother Jones, indicates just how tired the party might be of its polarized membership. Listen to DC bureau chief David Corn discuss the video and its ramifications...Show More Summary
David Corn of Mother Jones is out with another anti-Republican secret recording, this one by prominent GOP consultant Frank Luntz dissing Rush Limbaugh and others on right-wing talk radio. In a talk at Penn, Luntz took a question on political polarization. After taking pains to try to make sure his...
Republican pollster Frank Luntz spoke at his alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania. Although he wanted to speak only off the record, a recording of his remarks was obtained by David Corn at Mother Jones. At one point, Luntz was asked about political polarization. He replied that he had something important to say on this [...]
While the FBI is currently conducting an investigation into the surreptitious recording and release of the private conversation of campaign aides to Senator Mitch McConnell to determine if any federal laws were broken, the key players may also face state charges. Show More Summary
Says James Taranto. The distinction between this bland chat about things Ashley Judd wrote in her memoir is nothing like the explosive conversation in Bartnicki v. Vopper, the Supreme Court case that said "a stranger's illegal conduct...Show More Summary
As we all know, a few days ago MoJo's David Corn scored yet another scoop based on a secret recording when he published a story about an oppo meeting held by Sen. Mitch McConnell's staff back when Ashley Judd was considering running against him. Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) A recording of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell meeting with his campaign staff on February 2 was released to David Corn at Mother Jones. Corn was last seen bringing us Mitt Romney’s meditations on the “47 percent.” Corn has already turned that scoop into a pamphlet-length ebook titled, logically enough, 47 Percent. Show More Summary
David Corn, the liberal writer and MSNBC analyst who based a story about Republican Senator Mitch McConnell on a secret and possibly illegal tape recording, is scheduled to accept an award named for Soviet agent of influence I.F. Stone. The identification of Stone as a Soviet agent is not in serious dispute, except among his [...]
"I don't comment on confidential sources," Corn told TPM in an email. "Can't say much now." But I thought it was your "understanding" that the tape recording was legal, David. Sweet: Thru atty, @progressky Shawn Reilly denies taping McConnell meeting,...
Apparently, some secret recordings of politicians are more equal than others: David Corn and Mother Jones find themselves with another audio scoop … And just like that, Corn and Mother Jones had their second major bombshell in seven months. Show More Summary
UPDATE As of this posting, Politico reports that a Democratic official told a local Kentucky radio station that Progress Kentucky was responsible for the secret recording of McConnell's campaign office. Leave it to the Washington Post to provide a sympathetic puff piece to liberal... -
While the corrupt and decadent world of mainstream journalism celebrates the publication of a nothing story by David Corn and largely turns its dainty face away from reporting on the new poster boy for NARAL Pro-Death America, “Dr.” Kermit Gosnell, along comes another story for them to briefly acknowledge and then consign to the memory hole. Show More Summary
Corn, who won't reveal his source, says he doesn't know and didn't ask, but he guesses it was because he was the one who leaked the "47%" video that wrecked Romney. Indeed, in the wake of the Romney revelation, Corn has received a mini-flood of would-be audio and video leaks about Washington figures. Show More Summary
David Corn has received “a mini-flood” of would-be audio and video leaks about Washington figures since posting the Romney fundraiser video. (washingtonpost.com) Print magazines see a slight ad revenue increase in the first quarter....Show More Summary