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CP+B Names New VP/Director of Invention

Today CP+B named longtime staffer David Corns to the newly created role of VP/director product & brand invention. Corns, who spent eight years to date in account management roles at the agency, will work under Neil Riddell, EVP/executive...Show More Summary

There's New Information on What Happened in Benghazi and It Discredits GOP Claims

David Corn and Michelle Bernard joined Chris Matthews on MSNBC's Hardball to discuss the latest Benghazi scandal bubble burst. David Corn is Mother Jones' Washington bureau chief. For more of his stories, click here. He's also on Twitter.

Chris Matthews Proclaims Boehner Lawsuit Occurs ‘In Third World Countries Before They Have A Coup’

Chris Matthews’ disdain for House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and his decision to sue President Obama over his use of executive orders reached a fever pitch on his Hardball program Monday night. Speaking to David Corn of the liberalShow More Summary

David Corn: Black People Finally Voted for a Republican and Tea Partiers Got Upset

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Mother Jones editor David Corn noted today that Republicans finally managed to reach out to black voters and the tea party went crazy. In a clip flagged by RCP, Corn told Hardball guest host Steve Kornacki that the Mississippi Senate race this week just makes the race issues within the GOP more evident.

Open Thread: Nights Like This Are Why Twitter Was Invented

Remember this Tea Party Rs, you were sold out. You were betrayed. You were stabbed in the back by GOP establishment. Don't accept that. — David Corn (@DavidCornDC) June 25, 2014 Straw, consider yourself clutched. MT @emptywheel: Can't believe we're hoping Cochran winning will embarrass GOP enough to re-up VRA. Show More Summary

Watch: What The Dick Cheney/Rand Paul Feud Tells Us About the GOP

Mother Jones Washington bureau chief David Corn dropped by MSNBC's Hardball to talk with Chris Matthews and the Huffington Post's Howard Fineman. The topic: the ongoing civil war within the GOP—and between Rand Paul and Dick Cheney—over the crisis in Iraq. Show More Summary

Watch: Dick Cheney's Utter Lack of Self-Awareness on Iraq

Mother Jones Washington bureau chief David Corn stopped by Hardball to talk with Chris Matthews and the Huffington Post's Howard Fineman about Dick and Liz Cheney's op-ed criticizing President Obama's response to the Iraq crisis. Also,...Show More Summary

Why Is Paul Wolfowitz On Television?

A reminder (from David Corn) of the man’s fathomless ignorance about Iraq (as well as the blood of well over 100,000 on his hands). Here’s the intellectual’s assessment of the possibility of sectarian warfare once Iraq had been invaded: There’s been none of the record in Iraq of ethnic militias fighting one another that produced […]

Who Is Dave Brat? Ctd

Molly Redden and David Corn unpack Brat’s ideology: A quick review of his public statements reveals a fellow who is about as tea party as can be. He appears to endorse slashing Social Security payouts to seniors by two-thirds. He wants to dissolve the IRS. And he has called for drastic cuts to education funding, explaining, “My hero Socrates trained in […]

Big Surprise: Vicious Anti-Hillary Attack Ad Coincides With Her Book Release

Washington bureau chief David Corn and Kiki McLean joined Chris Matthews on MSNBC's "Hardball" to discuss a new attack ad accusing Hillary Clinton of joining in the "slander" of Israel. Once you're done watching, check out our definitive guide to every Hillary Clinton conspiracy theory so far. David Corn is Mother Jones' Washington bureau chief. Show More Summary

Chris Matthews and David Corn defend Israel against ‘slander’ of apartheid

Bill Kristol's Israel group comes out with an attack on Hillary Clinton, and Chris Matthews and David Corn rise to defend Israel from the slander that it practices apartheid. But it does.

Conservative PAC Milking Benghazi By Claiming Clintons Will Destroy Careers

A right-wing group is making ridiculous claims about the fate of anyone who dares question Hillary Clinton about Benghazi. And it’s all in an effort to raise money of four dead Americans, as David Corn at Mother Jones points out. If you had any iota of doubt that the right’s never-ending obsession with Benghazi is […]

Benghazi! Is A Right Wing Profit Center

Besides grabbing a share of the media's fascination with train wrecks, there's another reason the right wing is grabbing at BENGHAZI! -- fundraising. David Corn: If you had any iota of doubt that the right's never-ending obsession with...Show More Summary

FLASHBACK:  Clinton: “Poverty” Behind Boko Haram, ‘Not Radical Islam.’ As Andrew Cline w…

FLASHBACK:  Clinton: “Poverty” Behind Boko Haram, ‘Not Radical Islam.’ As Andrew Cline wrote at the American Spectator in 2010, “The canard that poverty causes terrorism just won’t die. It was one thing when Nation writer David Corn and others connected the two back in 2002. The liberal default position is that poverty causes crime. It [...]

Corn on Hardball: At This Point the Benghazi Attack Is Basically Just a GOP Fundraising Tactic

Washington bureau chief David Corn spoke to Chris Matthews on MSNBC's "Hardball" about recent GOP fundraising emails that use the Benghazi Select Committee's investigation of the "truth" about the attack to solicit donations. UnlikeShow More Summary

David Corn: 'For Many Conservatives,' Benghazi Like a 'Candy Store,' But 'The Bins Are Empty'

This past week was the biggest in a long time for Benghazi news. How did some of the leading lights of the lefty blogosphere handle the Ben Rhodes e-mail and related topics? We report; you decide. 1. David Corn of Mother Jones, bestShow More Summary

The Best Of The Dish Today

You may remember the rather refreshing position of Rand Paul that he wanted to cut the billions of dollars in aid we give to Egypt and Israel. Well, guess what? As David Corn notes, Paul has now changed his tune. He’s dropped the idea of ending aid to Israel and is now urging an end […]

Right Wing Heads Explode as Video of Rand Paul Bashing Ronald Reagan Surfaces

YouTube YouTube David Corn has discovered video of Rand Paul, the crypto-libertarian Republican chip off of Ron Paul's block, bashing the Republican Party's most revered icon: WATCH: Rand Paul Says Jimmy Carter Was Better on the Budget Than Ronald Reagan. As Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) ponders a presidential bid, he has lately...

Why Rand Paul Matters

David Corn, who dug up the video footage above, notes: These days, Paul, who is stuck in a civil war within the GOP over foreign policy issues, is trying to Reaganize himself and demonstrate that he’s not outside the Republican mainstream. (His Senate office did not respond to requests for comment.) But not long ago, Reagan was […]

Rand Paul Apparently Thinks Republicans Controlled Congress in 1978

Over at the mother ship, David Corn has assembled a bunch of clips of Rand Paul being less than reverential toward Ronald Reagan. Here's an example from 2009: People want to like Reagan. He's very likable. And what he had to say most of the time was a great message. Show More Summary

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