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

  • The race for who will ultimately lose to New York Governor David Paterson's desire to appoint state Attorney General Andrew "Shucking And Jiving Is Not A Racist Phrase" Cuomo to Hillary Clinton's Senate seat is on! Bill Clinton, Nita Lowey and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. are out, Caroline Kennedy might be in. [CNN, The…
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Speculative Cabinetry Redux: Clinton, Geithner and Richardson To Come…

  • The word is, again, that Hillary Clinton has been offered and will accept the Secretary of State job. It might not happen until after Thanksgiving, officially, though, because Obama announced he's rolling out the economic team first on Monday. [NY Times]
  • Some people are a little concerned about who else she might…
  • » 11/21/08 7:30pm 11/21/08 7:30pm

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

  • Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid has decided that the entire Democratic caucus will vote next week whether Independent Senator Joe Lieberman will keep his seat as chairman of the Homeland Security Committee after having back John McCain and gone negative against Obama. [TPM Election Central]
  • How negative did…
  • » 11/11/08 6:30pm 11/11/08 6:30pm

More Obama Cabinetry And Lieberman Speculation

  • Though Barack obama told Americans nothing about forthcoming nominations, that doesn't mean there's nothing to speculate about! John Kerry, Chris Dodd and Bill Richardson are lead speculative Secretary of State candidates, Robert Gates might stay at the Defense Department, Janet Napolitano could be headed to Justice…
  • » 11/07/08 7:40pm 11/07/08 7:40pm

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…

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

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