Liz Cheney Drops Bid For U.S. Senate Seat

According to CNN, Liz Cheney is pulling out of the Republican Senate primary in Wyoming. Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, reportedly made her decision over the weekend. » 1/06/14 12:08am 1/06/14 12:08am

Liz Cheney's Sisterly Homophobia Ruins the Cheney Family Thanksgiving

Liz Cheney — daughter of Dick and current U.S. senate candidate — has recently lost the support of her own sister Mary after publicly denouncing Mary's gay lifestyle on Fox News Sunday. In a desperate bid to win over Wyoming's Tea Party and far right voters, Liz Cheney (who, as of this month, is trailing 52-points… » 11/18/13 2:50pm 11/18/13 2:50pm

Liz Cheney Is Really, Really Wyoming, You Guys

Liz Cheney has released her first campaign ad as she runs for Senate in Wyoming, a state she's trying to convince the public she has deep roots in. That's proved difficult, given that she moved back in the fall of 2012 from Virginia and has faced criticism that she should have run for office in the state she was… » 11/14/13 10:40am 11/14/13 10:40am

Mia Wasikowska Might Play Johanna Mason In The Hunger Games: Catching…

22-year-old Australian actress Mia Wasikowska is one of the two actresses being considered to play acerbic District 7 tribute Johanna Mason in the Hunger Games trilogy, a character who appears in both Catching Fire and Mockingjay and is more or less side by side with Finnick Odair as the most important bit of upcoming… » 6/23/12 11:30am 6/23/12 11:30am

Let's Analyze President Obama's New Pinterest Account

President Obama's campaign announced yesterday that they've gotten the Pinner-In-Chief his own Pinterest account. And while I bet Barack Obama's got some totally cute DIY wedding flower ideas, this move makes sense in light of what appears to be the President's reelection strategy: personally befriend every woman in… » 3/28/12 11:15am 3/28/12 11:15am

Dick Cheney Receives New, Hopefully More Empathetic Heart

On Saturday, after 20 months on a donor waiting list, the blackened lump of coal that's been unsteadily powering former Vice President Dick Cheney's body since he suffered his first heart attack at the frighteningly young age of 37 was exchanged for a new one from an anonymous donor. According to a statement from the… » 3/25/12 1:00pm 3/25/12 1:00pm

Dick Cheney Does Something Less Evil than Usual

Imagine, for a moment, that we are back in the year 2004. It was a time of daily headaches for people who cringed at the sound of then-President George W. Bush's stupid voice or the sight of then-Vice President Dick Cheney's pure, angry Batman villain evil. But now, it appears that Dick Cheney's quietly advocating for… » 2/17/12 6:10pm 2/17/12 6:10pm

Bill Clinton: Cheney 'Sowing Discord' By Suggesting Hillary Should Run

As part of his ongoing campaign to get in one last shot at his political foes while selling memoirs, Dick Cheney suggested earlier this month that Hillary Clinton would be a better Democratic presidential candidate in 2012 than President Obama. Yesterday on Face the Nation, Bill Clinton showed he's too quick to be… » 9/19/11 10:40am 9/19/11 10:40am

Dick Cheney 'Honored' By Darth Vader Comparison

During an appearance on Laura Ingraham's radio show last week, former Vice President Dick Cheney said he enjoys being compared to Darth Vader, but that isn't the only controversial statement in the clip. Ingraham claims that after Vader, Chewie is the second most interesting character in the series. Perhaps her… » 9/08/11 9:30am 9/08/11 9:30am

Condoleezza Rice Criticizes Cheney For "Cheap Shots," Insists She Never…

You guys better sit down for this: According to Condoleezza Rice, Dick Cheney is kind of an asshole! Of course, the former secretary of state is far too classy to say it outright, but she's obviously rather pissed at Cheney for implying in his new book that she cried while talking policy with him. Even powerful ladies… » 9/02/11 10:00am 9/02/11 10:00am

Qaddafi's Condoleezza Rice Photo Album

The hunt is on for Muammar Qaddafi and other high-level members of his regime who fled after the rebels stormed Tripoli. For now, there are the spoils in his compound — including an album full of photos of Condoleezza Rice. » 8/25/11 11:25am 8/25/11 11:25am

No End In Sight: Obama Gears Up On Afghanistan

This morning, President Obama spoke with Afghan President Hamid Karzai outlining the new war plan in detail. Tonight, Obama will reveal his plan for military action in a speech at West Point - and he's already drawing political criticism. » 12/01/09 10:00am 12/01/09 10:00am

The GOP Still Struggling To Find Its Voice

Who truly represents the GOP? While the purity test is still being administered, new poll data reveals that the most influential conservatives aren't in politics - they're personalities like Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, and former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. » 11/30/09 12:30pm 11/30/09 12:30pm

Dick Cheney: Obama Advertising "Weakness" by Showing Respect Abroad

Tricky Dick 2.0 thinks Obama's foreign policy strategy is stupid, but Ben Smith points out the Nixon bowed to Mao, G.H.W. Bush bowed to the casket of WW2-era Emperor Hirohito, and, well, our nation still stands. [Politico, Politico, NY Times] » 11/17/09 12:30pm 11/17/09 12:30pm

Cheney's Daughter Still Protecting Our God-Given Right To Torture

Mary used to be the higher profile Cheney daughter, but now her older sister Liz Cheney is taking the spotlight, defending birthers and waterboarding on Larry King and at a recent "Smart Girl Summit." » 9/28/09 9:30am 9/28/09 9:30am

Dick Cheney Thinks Examining War Crimes Is The Same As Playing Politics

"We ask [the CIA] to do some very difficult things [...] — in this case, we had specific legal authority from the Justice Department." » 8/31/09 10:00am 8/31/09 10:00am

Of Course Obama's Poll Numbers Are Plummeting — He's The President

There are certain definites in American politics: a President's popularity will decline after his election; Republicans will oppose health reform; Congress will spend money even when it doesn't have to. This morning, Washington Independent's Spencer Ackerman and I dig in. » 7/20/09 10:00am 7/20/09 10:00am

Will Republicans "Whitemouth" Sotomayor At Her Confirmation Hearings?

The Washington Independent's Spencer Ackerman had to coin a new phrase to describe what we expect Republicans will do to Sonia Sotomayor today, but only after we got done discussing CIA programs that may or may not involve Jennifer Garner. » 7/13/09 10:00am 7/13/09 10:00am

GOP To Cheney, Sanford: Sit Down, Shut Up

Not a day can go by, it seems, without Dick Cheney attempting to prop up his legacy and Mark Sanford busting out declarations of love for his mistress. Racialicious' Latoya Peterson and I have some advice for both of them. » 7/02/09 10:00am 7/02/09 10:00am