New UN Ambassador Interviewed About 'Diplomacy, Diapers'

Samantha Power, the new United States Ambassador to the United Nations, is the youngest person to ever hold that position. And while she's written a Pulitzer-prize winning book about genocide, the Today Show description of an exclusive interview with Power reads "balancing diplomacy, diapers." Get it? She has kids. » 10/03/13 12:50pm 10/03/13 12:50pm

Enough With Samantha Power's Flowing Red Hair

Your average National Security Council Staffer probably does not attract the level of attention Samantha Power has. True, Power was already a star at her particular crossroads of human rights activism, journalism and academia, winning a Pulitzer long before she had a four-hour dinner with a young Senator named Barack… » 3/30/11 10:25am 3/30/11 10:25am

The Many Ways To Say "Hillary Stole Obama's Balls"

The suggestion that the president may have heeded several liberal interventionists in his own administration — including Hillary Clinton, U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice, and National Security staffer Samantha Power — has inflamed a boys-against-girls war. Just ask Andrea Mitchell. » 3/22/11 2:26pm 3/22/11 2:26pm

Maureen Dowd, ball's in your court.…

John McCain's Speeches Suck; Samantha Power Is The Comeback Kid

This was one of those days where, a little hungover, I totally wanted to talk about important stuff like the teenage stripper or how the crappy Mark Penn might have finally done something that Hillary will be forced to fire him over or even racism in Pennsylvania, but Moe was away and I was all like, oh, dammit, I… » 4/04/08 10:00am 4/04/08 10:00am

Stephen Colbert To Samantha Power: "I'm Willing To Say That John McCain…

Stephen Colbert celebrated St. Paddy's Day yesterday with quite the Celtic coup: an in-studio appearance by Samantha Power, the Ireland-born former Obama foreign policy adviser, Jezecrush and apparent victim of foot-in-mouth disease. (As you'll remember, Power famously - and not necessarily unfairly — called Hillary… » 3/18/08 12:30pm 3/18/08 12:30pm

Ba-Hawk Obama? Please God Just End This Campaign Already...

  • Wyoming caucus tomorrow! Obama is expected to win. Because it's the home state of his distant cousin Dick Cheney? Nah, but I thought I'd use this bizarre picture anyway. [AP, Rolling Stone]
  • I couldn't exactly run another Samantha Power pic. But here she is in the news again, talking about how that whole sixteen month…
  • » 3/07/08 6:40pm 3/07/08 6:40pm

Ousted Hot Obama Adviser Samantha Power's Advice On Love

In our free time we've been learning all we can about ousted Obama foreign policy adviser Samantha Power, so here you have it for your attempts at intelligent barroom conversation: she's a big drinker and a big talker. She did not plan to take a position in any sort of Obama cabinet precisely because she likes to talk… » 3/07/08 6:00pm 3/07/08 6:00pm