America's Political Leaders Thought The Blackout Was Funny Too
Surprisingly little grandstanding. Blame Roger Goodell!
Ed Koch, RIP
Art by Andrea Hickey
New York Congressman Makes Quiet Courthouse Appearance
Rep. Pete King shows up for an old friend facing charges.
Republican Senator: Hagel's Republican "Label" Will Help Obama "Destroy America"
Senator Jim Inhofe likes Chuck Hagel, but...
New York Conservatives Split
"We were surprised to learn through a number of you yesterday that Mallory Factor had sent an email to you announcing another similar sounding meeting in the same venue."
City School Bus Union Invokes Katrina
The union representing striking school bus drivers in New York City today began airing an ad with images of wrecked school buses. The first one is, for no evident reason, a scene from Hurricane Katrina.
Dept. Of Editorial Independence
The Church of Scientology and The Atlantic. "I feel like we are fellow Thetans."
The White House Case For John Brennan To Run The CIA
President Obama's aides are circulating these talking points Monday morning in support of John Brennan, the chief White House counterterrorism advisor, who is expected to be named CIA director.
Top Conservative Radio Figure Calls For "Nationalist" Third Party
Uniting the Tea Party. "Who's the King David?"
White House Talking Points: A "Bipartisan" President
Here's the White House's spin on the deal to resolve the fiscal cliff, which has support of Congressional leaders, but opposition from both liberal and conservative wings. Also: Saved America from higher milk prices.
Hillary Clinton Has Blood Clot Between Brain And Skull, Doctors Say
A dangerous moment for the Secretary of State. Confidence in a "full recovery."
The 15 Most OMG BuzzFeed Politics Stories Of 2012
We rounded up some of our favorite political stories at BuzzFeed this year. ICYMI.
Senator Mike Crapo Apologizes For Drunk Driving Arrest
Holiday celebrations don't really begin until a politician is arrested and charged with DUI.
Breitbart.com Star Dana Loesch Sues Site
Internal tensions erupt. Loesch seeks $75,000 and her walking papers in a federal lawsuit, below.
How Chuck Schumer Learned To Love Guns
The New York Senator writes that he realized a total gun ban was a mistake when he went hunting in Nebraska with Senator Ben Nelson in 2009. Here's a picture of that historic moment.
The Best Picture Of President Obama Yet
Caught in Spiderman's web outside the Oval Office.
NRA Promises "Meaningful" Contributions
The gun group breaks its silence. "We were shocked, saddened, and heartbroken."
Private Equity Firm To Sell Sandy Hook Gunmaker
Cerberus' move is the clearest sign yet that this time is different. The firm didn't want to be "drawn into the national debate."
North Korea's Missile Launch Scares Its Neighbors
The dictatorship, which has nuclear weapons, tested a ballistic missile Tuesday night. AFP's John Saeki's chilling graphic shows not just China and Japan, but countries as far as the Philippines and beyond, within range.
Intrade Shuts Doors To Americans
The online futures site, popular during the presidential campaign, shuts its doors in response to a federal lawsuit.