A report from the party scene inside the Conservative Political Action Conference.
Maybe it’s because I watch a lot of Fox News, but it seems like CPAC got a lot of coverage this year — on Fox and elsewhere. The Conservative Political Action Conference, run by the American Conservative Union, has become a permanent presence on the political calendar, so it’s worth examining what CPAC does and […]
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Business Insider spent three days last week at the Conservative Political Action Conference, the annual confab that draws some of the biggest names in right-leaning politics to the suburbs of Washington, D.C. We...Show More Summary
GOP JITTERS IN FLORIDA: The special House election in Florida’s 13th Congressional District is Tuesday, but many plugged-in Republicans there are predicting defeat – and are already finger pointing. It’s a competitive district, but the seat has been in GOP hands for decades, so a win by Democrat Alex Sink would sting the GOP, and […]
(CNN) – Every story, every angle, every minute. Now, all of the leading political articles, videos and social media content that the best reporters in the business talk about on CNN’s newest show, “Inside Politics” can be found in one place - on the show’s Flipboard Magazine. CNN's Chief National Correspondent John King, the host […]
I was on the Irish Times Inside Politics with Hugh Linihan and Martin Mansergh. The OTR section starts with an interview with Finola Meredith at about 31 minutes in. I kick off my own remarks with the suggestion that if any political party in the south had been caught striking the kind of clandestine arrangement […]
The foregone conclusion from America's clamoring political class is that Hillary Clinton will be crowned the Democrat nominee for president in 2016. Yet there is speculation among Washington's speculating class that health concerns might keep her from running.
By Eric Boehm | PA Independent Tom Wolf, a politically untested Pennsylvania businessman, is the new front-runner to win the Democratic gubernatorial primary May 20, if a new poll is to be believed. HUNGRY LIKE A WOLF: Tom Wolf, a businessman and former state revenue secretary, is the new leader of the Democratic gubernatorial primary... Show More Summary
The Comunicano Daily Microsoft is being shaken up. As reported first by Re/Code-story below, and now by others, the changes at Microsoft are not unexpected as I wrote on AndyAbramson.com. The politics inside the company are massive, and the changes are going to come fast. Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) – Some advice truly is timeless. Some elections are extra special. Jeb Bush is looking hard at 2016, but many close to him have doubts. If you keep saying something over and over again and you are Joe Biden, does that make it true? And can "severely conservative" be topped? Here are five […]
An adviser wanted then-First Lady Hillary Clinton to go on the kitschy ’90s TV show Home Improvement because it would present her “in a very likeable light.” With the Internet years away from being the force in politics it is today,Show More Summary
For the longest time, Democrats were the party of infighting and disunity, whose squabbling never failed to find its way into the news. It's a grim inside joke among liberals that the most common headline in the political media is "Democrats in Disarray." But it hasn't been that way for a while. Show More Summary
Beirut, Lebanon – Islamic League political leader Azzam al-Ayyoubi verified that Marwan Dimashqiyyeh, whose body was found inside his car yesterday near Dbayeh, had been a member of the league for almost ten years, according to a report by NOW. Ayyoubi said Dimashqiyyeh was known for backing the Syrian revolution and had supported that cause […]
The "Bridgegate" scandal has added to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's (R) reputation as a political tough guy, but there's another side to the Garden State governor. Business Insider searched online and found a selection of nine photos...Show More Summary
Today, I’m stepping outside my usual role of talking about domestic politics because I believe the Obama-led American decline and retreat on the world stage has the potential to produce results that could affect the 2014 elections. Foreign policy might not be driving many votes right now, but it certainly shapes the environment in which […]
Good overview from Stephen Howes on the rhetoric and the reality of Australia's aid objectives. Curious about where Chinese Aid is spent in Africa? Nice Infograhic. Inside the politics of breastfeeding promotion: good Impatient Optimists...Show More Summary
Politico just doesn't get it about conservatives. Again. The inside-the-beltway publication that keeps tabs on all of the "inside baseball" minutiae of Washington's permanent political class does not understand why it is smart for Sen. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (CNN) – Five takeaways from this Sunday’s Inside Politics: The Year of Governing is over Sad but true – it’s highly unlikely anything big and controversial will get dealt with this year. House Speaker John Boehner took the first step in this “governing retreat” when he all but took immigration reform off the table. […]
Netflix’s drama about political life inside the Beltway, House of Cards, is taking the Beltway by storm. On Thursday, CNN anchors Jake Tapper and Brooke Baldwin tried their hands at impersonating the drama’s lead character, Frank Underwood, portrayed by actor Kevin Spacey.
The Sistine Chapel seems an unlikely place to launch a new breastfeeding revolution, but future historians may tell us that's where it began. When Pope Francis recently invited mothers to feed their hungry infants during a special baptism, he was also sending a global message in support of public breastfeeding. Show More Summary