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Eliot Spitzer Scandal: ‘Client 9′ Director Uncovered Scandal Secrets

The prostitution scandal that took down governor Eliot Spitzer is well worn territory, but the explanation behind it had some intriguing holes that Academy Award winning filmmaker Alex Gibney wanted to investigate. His new film, ‘Client 9′, which is out in theaters, takes a hard look at the rise and fall of Eliot Spitzer, and […]

Even Republicans are fed up with Sarah Palin

Even Republicans are fed up with Sarah Palin

With the mid-term elections out of the way, establishment Republicans are now focusing their attack machine on a new target: Sarah Palin. Even former President George W. Bush is taking a potshot or two. The list of those going after the former Governor of Alaska is growing daily. Sources inside the Republican Party tell Capitol […]

Olbermann suspension ends Tuesday

Olbermann suspension ends Tuesday

MSNBC says Keith Olbermann will be back on the air Tuesday, ending his suspension for violating NBC’s rules against making political donations after two shows. MSNBC’s chief executive Phil Griffin said late Sunday that after several days of deliberation, he had determined that two days off the air was “an appropriate punishment for his violation […]

For Many Businesses, 2010 Midterm Election Campaign Was A Winner

The 2010 election season was good for Design Cuisine of Arlington, which took in more than $500,000 in catering fees. The Bighorn Golf Club in Palm Desert, Calif., made about $50,000 holding Republican fundraisers. And at Butterfield’s Golf Car Sales in Montvale, Va., owner David Helms rang up $300 in cart rentals for the campaign […]

Uh oh…Republicans control redistricting too

Uh oh…Republicans control redistricting too

Republicans don’t just control much of the electoral map. In some cases, they now have the power to redraw it. Overwhelming victories in statehouses and governors’ races across the country this week have placed the GOP in command of redrawing both congressional and legislative districts to conform with Census results. It’s a grueling and politically […]

Robert Creamer: Why Nancy Pelosi Should Continue to Lead the House

There is little question that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will be elected to head the Democratic Caucus as Minority Leader by her Democratic colleagues. The reason is simple: She is absolutely the best choice to lead House Democrats through the tough two years that lie ahead. Here’s why: Pelosi is one of the best strategists […]

Marjorie Cohn: Obama: Create Jobs by Executive Order

Obama: Create Jobs by Executive Order By Jeanne Mirer and Marjorie Cohn On May 6, 1935, with the country in the midst of the Great Depression, and with indirect efforts to create jobs having not moved the needle of unemployment rates, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 7034 and appropriated $4.8 billion for the […]

Marjorie Cohn: Obama: Create Jobs by Executive Order

Obama: Create Jobs by Executive Order By Jeanne Mirer and Marjorie Cohn On May 6, 1935, with the country in the midst of the Great Depression, and with indirect efforts to create jobs having not moved the needle of unemployment rates, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 7034 and appropriated $4.8 billion for the […]