Robert Defends Kristen, Dings Bloggers; Is Shia Cheating On Carey?

American Journalists Sentenced To 12 Years Hard Labor

Laura Ling and Euna Lee, the American journalists accused of entering North Korea, have been sentenced to twelve years of "reform through labor" — but many hope they will be released sooner. » 6/08/09 9:30am 6/08/09 9:30am

Obama To Get Two Puppies, At Least One More Scandal

Although Crappy Hour has died, that doesn't mean you don't need all your Grabbyhanded, Burris-y Frankenstein goodness, which is why, in the spirit of the Inaugural concert series, we're inaugurating something of our own. » 1/05/09 11:00am 1/05/09 11:00am

So Much For Secretary Richardson

Whoops: citing an ongoing investigation focused on his state's potentially shady dealings with a California company, CDR Financial Products, Gov. Bill Richardson has withdrawn his name for the cabinet position of Secretary of Commerce. » 1/04/09 3:30pm 1/04/09 3:30pm

Hillary Clinton Is Not Getting Involved In Her Seat, But She's The Only…

It's Going To Be An Oprah-guration!

Caroline May Be The Only One Who Doesn't Want Hillary's Senate Seat

Speculative Cabinetry Redux: Clinton, Geithner and Richardson To Come…

The Obama Administration Gets An Injection Of Estrogen

After more than a week of grumbling by women's groups that Hillary Clinton had damn well better not be the only woman in the Cabinet, along with grumblings by Latinos that they ought to be represented too, along comes the unsurprising news that Obama is, indeed, vetting women for Cabinet positions. Can you guess who… » 11/20/08 10:00am 11/20/08 10:00am

Will Rahm Emanuel Turn The Obama-McCain Meeting Into A Dance-Off?

If Barack Obama thought the post-convention part of the campaign was "silly season," he should try watching the news these days. With so little actual news to talk about, everyone's speculating about what kind of drama is going to break out at today's McCain-Obama summit, who might get jobs, who has already gotten… » 11/17/08 10:00am 11/17/08 10:00am

Liberals, Palin Would Like The Senate To Take Out the Trash

More Obama Cabinetry And Lieberman Speculation

John McCain And Colin Powell: The Bromance Is Really Over

The end of every relationship has its he-said, he-said moments, like who called who last and who should have told who what. Colin Powell and John McCain are no different, but Racialicious Editrix Latoya Peterson » 10/21/08 10:00am 10/21/08 10:00am and I try to help by creating a playlist for the former paramours. Our thoughts on that, why we aren't Real…

I Know, If Only You Could Write In "Pabst Blue Ribbon" For VP…

It's speedmating, readers! The weekend's New Republic has a big veep-speculation package and Megan and I — well, mostly Megan — read it so you don't have to! Sad notes: they don't think Hillary's in the running; Satan conquerer Bobby Jindal, the Republican governor of Louisiana, is not profiled. But Ed Rendell is!… » 6/09/08 10:00am 6/09/08 10:00am

You Know How Dudes Sometimes Just Stop Calling?

I hate that! But it happens to the best of us. Bill Richardson pulled it on his old boss Bill Clinton! And his trusted aides have not exactly been chill about it. "Mr. Richardson's endorsement came right around the anniversary of the day when Judas sold out for 30 pieces of silver," James Carville told the Times re:… » 3/24/08 3:45pm 3/24/08 3:45pm

Who Wore It Best? New Hampshire Debate Edition

As we face a grueling six months before primary season for the 2008 presidential election begins, it's time to start hunkering down and examining the sad facts that help us pick our candidate. Sure, there's immigration, and social security, and the whole who opposed the Iraq war first/loudest question, but what we've… » 6/04/07 5:30pm 6/04/07 5:30pm