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Ron Christie: Dick Cheney Is The Greatest Vice President Of All Time

Ron "don't call me Chris' Christie and David Corn joined Chris Matthews on Hardball Monday to discuss Dick Cheney's appearance on Meet The Press, this past Sunday. Christie was part of Dick Cheney's staff in the White House so he's become...Show More Summary

Can The CIA Be Controlled?

David Corn is unsure: One reasonable reading of the report is that the CIA cannot be relied upon to share accurate information about controversial practices with its overseers in Congress and the executive branch. That would mean effective oversight is not possible. And if a congressional inquiry of CIA practices triggers a full-scale battle between […]

A Witness To A Police Shooting

David Corn recounts his experience as one: I went to the courthouse at the appointed hour and waited to be called into the grand jury room. My time in the drab conference room with the grand jury was brief. The jury was, as they say, a diverse group. But most of the jurors looked bored. […]

A Big-Picture Conversation With David Corn on What the 2014 Elections Really Mean

Mother Jones DC bureau chief David Corn spoke at the Chicago Humanities Festival in November, touching on the aftermath of the midterm elections, what lies ahead in 2016, and the continued fallout from the 47% video. Watch here:

Barbra Streisand Is the Mastermind Behind a Gay, Liberal Conspiracy to Make Us Believe Climate Change Is Real

In Mother Jones this week, David Corn reports that Sen. James Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) told him several years ago that Barbra Streisand was behind a vast conspiracy to fool us into believing that climate change is real. At first, Inhofe's claim seems ridiculous, even alarming. Show More Summary

Barbra Streisand behind global warming hoax, says Sen. Inhofe

That's what the GOP senator who'll be taking control of the environment committee told David Corn several years ago.

White House Aide: No Way GOP Will Work with Us

David Corn: As the post election celebration (for the GOP) and cleanup (for the White House and the Democrats) continues, some political observers of a D bent are trying to push a silver-lining idea: Now that the Republicans fully control...Show More Summary

James O’Keefe Catches White Douchebags Attempting Voter Fraud

Last week, former Dildo Boat Captain James O’Keefe and his 70s porn mustache promised to humiliate the doubters who were pointing and laughing at his latest attempt at dress-up. Mother Jones‘ David Corn stole O’Keefe’s thunder by reporting on several Colorado Democratic organizations that busted O’Keefe and his hidden-camera minions trying to entrap them into [...]

Watch Live: David Corn on the 2014 Elections

Event live stream starting on Tuesday, October, 14, at 6:30 p.m. Eastern As the midterm elections approach, issues like money in politics, voter suppression, and income inequality will shape the political landscape just as much as who wins control of the Senate. Show More Summary

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

6 months agoNews : Mediaite

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.

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