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Clinton spokesman P.J. Crowley resigns after criticizing conditions of Bradley Manning's detention

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's spokesman P.J. Crowley resigned Sunday, just days after publicly criticizing the detention conditions of Bradley Manning, the Army private accused of leaking reams of classified information to WikiLeaks.

By Matt DeLong  | March 13, 2011; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  44 The Obama Presidency, Cabinet, Cast of Characters, Hillary Rodham Clinton, National Security, White House  
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Carl Paladino to reporter: 'I'll take you out'

Gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino (R) got into an angry, expletive-filled exchange with a reporter for the New York Post when asked to back up claims that his Democratic opponent is having an affair.

By Jason Horowitz  | September 30, 2010; 9:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (75)
Categories:  2010 Election, 44 The Obama Presidency, Cast of Characters  | Tags:  Carl Paladino  
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Stephen Colbert to testify on Capitol Hill on 'Protecting America's Harvest'

This summer, comedian Stephen Colbert had United Farm Workers President Arturo S. Rodriguez on his show to discuss the "Take our Jobs" campaign, in which in which legal residents could volunteer to replace immigrant field laborers. (Colbert himself tried it for a day.) Now Colbert is going to testify alongside Rodriguez before the House Judiciary Committee's immigration subcommittee.

By Rachel Weiner  | September 23, 2010; 10:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (32)
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Saxby Chambliss investigating whether staffer left gay slur

A gay slur left on the blog Joe.My.God was traced back to the Atlanta office of Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) on Tuesday. Chambliss has confirmed to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution that he is investigating whether one of his staffers left the comment, which suggested that all gays "must die."

By Rachel Weiner  | September 22, 2010; 10:27 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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Sharron Angle cancels debate, infuriates reporter

Sharron Angle's last-minute decision to pull out of a planned debate has angered long-time Nevada political journalist Jon Ralston.

By Rachel Weiner  | September 10, 2010; 10:22 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (191)
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Ann Coulter on WND: 'They're a bunch of fake Christians'

After being dumped from a WorldNetDaily conference over her participation in the gay Republican group GOProud's "Homocon," Ann Coulter is attacking the right-wing website.

By Rachel Weiner  | August 23, 2010; 8:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (80)
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Sarah Palin defends Dr. Laura, Rachel Weiner , August 19, 2010
Rand Paul defends tea party as 'mainstream', Garance Franke-Ruta , July 12, 2010
Jones apologizes for joke about Jewish merchant, Anne E. Kornblut , April 26, 2010
It's Sharpton vs. Jackson on Smiley vs. Obama, Hamil R. Harris , March 19, 2010
Va. attorney general Cuccinelli denies being a 'birther', Garance Franke-Ruta and Rosalind S. Helderman , March 15, 2010
Guiliani speaks about his 2008 presidential bid, 9/11, Garance Franke-Ruta , March 10, 2010
Letterman 'Top 10' takes on Emanuel, Ben Pershing , March 10, 2010
Gibbs calls Massa's story 'ridiculous', Garance Franke-Ruta , March 9, 2010
Rahm Emanuel in the NYT Magazine, Garance Franke-Ruta , March 8, 2010
Fla. Gov. Charlie Crist defends decision to back stimulus, Web Politics Editor , February 22, 2010
CPAC 2010: Live video, highlights from day one, Rachel Weiner , February 18, 2010
Patrick Gaspard slips and falls, dislocating jaw, Web Politics Editor , February 8, 2010
Norm Dicks in line to follow Murtha on defense panel, Web Politics Editor , February 8, 2010
As Obamas head to Hawaii, they leave their dog behind, Anne E. Kornblut , December 24, 2009
Gates, grounded in Afghanistan, By Glenn Kessler , December 9, 2009
White House releases visitor logs, Web Politics Editor , October 30, 2009
Obama bestows medal on Edward Brooke, Web Politics Editor , October 28, 2009
Gay Rights Lawyer Selected for an Ambassadorship, Web Politics Editor , October 8, 2009
Senate Confirms Obama DoJ Civil Rights Nominee, Web Politics Editor , October 6, 2009
Progressive Coalition Comes Out for ACORN, Web Politics Editor , October 1, 2009
White House Renominates a Nominee, Web Politics Editor , September 29, 2009
Goolsbee Chides AIG CEO to Mind His Tongue, Web Politics Editor , September 24, 2009
ACORN Sues O'Keefe, Giles and Breitbart.com, Web Politics Editor , September 23, 2009
A New Chief for Customs and Border Protection, Web Politics Editor , September 22, 2009
Coalition Organizes in Support of Mark Lloyd, Web Politics Editor , September 16, 2009
Van Jones Sends Supporters a Letter, Web Politics Editor , September 16, 2009
Disability, Gay Rights Expert Picked for EEOC, Garance Franke-Ruta , September 14, 2009
Edith Childs Tips Her Hat to the President, Web Politics Editor , September 9, 2009
Axelrod's Son Hired by Huffington Post, Howard Kurtz , July 28, 2009
A New U.S. Archivist: David Ferriero, Web Politics Editor , July 28, 2009
Obama Stands by His Criticism, Web Politics Editor , July 23, 2009
Obama to Meet with Mormon President, Web Politics Editor , July 20, 2009
Obama Selects Alabama Doctor as Surgeon General, Web Politics Editor , July 13, 2009
No Formal Jackson Statement from Obama, Web Politics Editor , June 26, 2009
Davis: 'Probably Not' on Cyber Czar Post, Web Politics Editor , June 26, 2009
Live Online: Pershing on Sanford, Web Politics Editor , June 24, 2009
Obama National Service Pick Bows Out, Web Politics Editor , May 26, 2009
Bolden to Meet with Obama Monday about NASA Job, Web Politics Editor , May 15, 2009
Obama 2, Fenty -2, Web Politics Editor , May 15, 2009
Capricia Marshall to Be Named Chief of Protocol, Web Politics Editor , May 12, 2009
Obama Fills CPSC Posts, Web Politics Editor , May 5, 2009
Labor Advocate to Join Biden's Middle Class Task Force, Web Politics Editor , April 24, 2009
Michelle Obama Visits, John Berry Sworn In at OPM, Web Politics Editor , April 23, 2009
White House Communications Director to Hop to Commerce, Web Politics Editor , April 21, 2009
Obama Appoints Virginian to CTO Post, Web Politics Editor , April 18, 2009
Senior GOP Consultant Backs Gay Marriage, Web Politics Editor , April 17, 2009
Obama to Name Border 'Czar', Web Politics Editor , April 14, 2009
Four More Administration Appointees Announced, Web Politics Editor , April 10, 2009
Senate Confirms a Slew of Nominees, Web Politics Editor , April 3, 2009
Transportation and Education Depts. Get Key Nominees, Web Politics Editor , April 2, 2009
White House Announces Names for Agency Posts, Web Politics Editor , March 31, 2009
Obama Taps Mabus for Navy Secretary, Web Politics Editor , March 27, 2009
Obama No. 2 EPA Pick Withdraws Name, Web Politics Editor , March 25, 2009
Obama Announces Nominee for Appeals Court, Web Politics Editor , March 17, 2009
Obama Rounds Out Staffs at Agencies, Web Politics Editor , March 13, 2009
Holdren and Lubchenco Headed for Confirmation, Web Politics Editor , March 13, 2009
Urban Policy Chief Says He's Proud of Record , Patricia E. Gaston , March 12, 2009
D.C. Official Arrested in Federal Bribery Sting, Web Politics Editor , March 12, 2009
Microsoft Executive Tapped For Top DHS Cyber Post, Web Politics Editor , March 11, 2009
Sources: Margaret Hamburg to Head FDA, Web Politics Editor , March 11, 2009
Gupta Steps Aside, Web Politics Editor , March 5, 2009
Zoo Director to Head Office of Personnel Management, Web Politics Editor , March 3, 2009
Two Potential Deputy Secretaries Bowing Out, Web Politics Editor , March 3, 2009
EEOC Chairman Butts?, Web Politics Editor , February 27, 2009
Crowley to Direct Office of National AIDS Policy, Web Politics Editor , February 26, 2009
Mary Wakefield Picked as HRSA Chief, Web Politics Editor , February 20, 2009
Carrión and Douglas Formally Named to Urban Affairs, Web Politics Editor , February 19, 2009
Obama Science Nominees Warmly Welcomed on Hill, Web Politics Editor , February 12, 2009
Activist Group Calls for Deportation of Obama's Aunt, Web Politics Editor , February 3, 2009
Ron Sims Named Deputy Secretary of HUD, Web Politics Editor , February 2, 2009
Veterans Affairs Deputy Secretary Named, Web Politics Editor , January 30, 2009
Obama Selects Pastor, 26, to Head Faith Office, Web Politics Editor , January 29, 2009
Hearing Set for Deputy Attorney General, Web Politics Editor , January 29, 2009
Bruno Taking Fire in FEMA Commissioner Competition, Web Politics Editor , January 28, 2009
Stern Appointed Climate Change Envoy, Web Politics Editor , January 26, 2009
Jarrett Will Represent Obama in Davos, Web Politics Editor , January 23, 2009
Mitchell and Holbrooke to be Named Envoys, Web Politics Editor , January 21, 2009
Mitchell Under Consideration for Middle East Envoy, Web Politics Editor , January 19, 2009
Obama Formally Rolls Out Intelligence Team, Web Politics Editor , January 9, 2009
Solicitor General and Deputy Attorney General Named, Web Politics Editor , January 5, 2009
Blagojevich Appoints Burris to Replace Obama, Web Politics Editor , December 30, 2008
Obama Fills More Key National Security Slots, Web Politics Editor , December 23, 2008
Ron Kirk Likely to Head USTR, Web Politics Editor , December 18, 2008
Report: Holdren to Lead White House Science Policy, Web Politics Editor , December 18, 2008
Mary Schapiro Chosen to Head SEC, Web Politics Editor , December 17, 2008
Bronx Chief Carrion Gets a Post After All, Post Editor , December 13, 2008
More Special Envoys in the Works, Web Politics Editor , December 12, 2008
Podesta Dips His Toe in the Jury Pool, Web Politics Editor , December 10, 2008
Sutley to Chair Council on Environmental Quality, Web Politics Editor , December 10, 2008
Browner to Take White House Energy and Environment Job, Web Politics Editor , December 9, 2008
Incoming WH Press Secretary Gibbs Prepping for His New Job, Web Politics Editor , December 8, 2008
Obama Adds Two More to White House Staff, Web Politics Editor , December 5, 2008
Biden Picks Jared Bernstein as Economic Adviser, Web Politics Editor , December 5, 2008
One More Question..., Web Politics Editor , December 4, 2008
Dee Dee Meyers Offers Gibbs Some Advice, Web Politics Editor , December 4, 2008
Bill Gates Says He's Open to a Role Helping Obama Admin, Web Politics Editor , December 4, 2008
Obama Gives Political Ambassadors Their Pink Slips, Web Politics Editor , December 3, 2008
Citizenship and Immigration Services Chief Steps Down, Web Politics Editor , December 2, 2008
Holbrooke Under Consideration for South Asia Diplomatic Role, Web Politics Editor , December 2, 2008
Louis Caldera to Oversee White House Military Operations, Web Politics Editor , December 2, 2008
The Moral? Be Nice, Web Politics Editor , November 26, 2008
Former Rumsfeld Deputy Criticizes Gates, Web Politics Editor , November 26, 2008
Clintonistas Return, But Obama Says Vision Is His, Web Politics Editor , November 26, 2008
Orszag Hangs Up His Blog, Web Politics Editor , November 25, 2008
Biden Beefs Up Staff, Web Politics Editor , November 25, 2008
Ogden a Top Candidate for Justice Dept. No. 2, Web Politics Editor , November 24, 2008
The Foreign Policy Deputies, Web Politics Editor , November 24, 2008
Vilsack Says He's Not in the Running for Ag. Sec. Spot, Web Politics Editor , November 24, 2008
Latino Leaders Looking Beyond Richardson, Web Politics Editor , November 20, 2008
Pritzker: I Am Not a Candidate for Commerce Secretary, Washington Post Editor , November 20, 2008
Dunn Stays Out of the White House, Web Politics Editor , November 20, 2008
Obama Adds Brown and Lu to White House Staff, Web Politics Editor , November 19, 2008
Hillary Clinton's Fix, Web Politics Editor , November 19, 2008
Peter Orszag on OMB Short List, Web Politics Editor , November 18, 2008
Greg Craig Selected as White House Counsel, Web Politics Editor , November 16, 2008
Transition Trail Mix, Web Politics Editor , November 16, 2008
Team of Rivals, Indeed, Web Politics Editor , November 15, 2008
Valerie Jarrett Named White House Senior Advisor, Web Politics Editor , November 14, 2008
Ron Klain Tapped as Joe Biden's Chief of Staff, Web Politics Editor , November 13, 2008
Lobbyists Predict Obama Short Lists, Web Politics Editor , November 13, 2008
Jarrett to HUD? Friends Render a Verdict of Unlikely, Web Politics Editor , November 13, 2008
Hispanic Cabinet Members? Claro Que Si., Web Politics Editor , November 11, 2008
Six More Foreign-Leader Calls for Obama, Web Politics Editor , November 7, 2008
Black and Urban Groups Ponder an Obama Presidency, Web Politics Editor , November 7, 2008
Mark Warner Still Polling, Web Politics Editor , November 7, 2008
Clinton's Continuing Debt to Mark Penn, Web Politics Editor , November 1, 2008
Duberstein Abandons McCain, Web Politics Editor , October 31, 2008
Ken Adelman Backing Obama, Web Politics Editor , October 20, 2008
Hank Williams Jr. Cleans Up His Act for McCain-Palin, Web Politics Editor , October 13, 2008
Palin Stays on the Offensive at Huge Va. Rally, Web Politics Editor , October 13, 2008
Conservative Columnist Turns on Palin, Web Politics Editor , September 26, 2008
Bill Clinton to Campaign for Obama Next Week, Web Politics Editor , September 22, 2008
Aristocrat Who Favored Clinton Endorses McCain, Web Politics Editor , September 17, 2008
Fiorina: Palin Lacks Experience to Run a Company, Web Politics Editor , September 16, 2008
MoveOn Calls Out McCain's 'Friends', Web Politics Editor , September 16, 2008
The Return of Jane Swift, Web Politics Editor , September 12, 2008
'Independent' Lieberman to Eat Lunch Alone, Web Politics Editor , September 9, 2008
Andrea Mitchell vs. the Balloons, Web Politics Editor , September 5, 2008
McCain Spokesman Defends Palin, Previews McCain Speech, Web Politics Editor , September 4, 2008
Joe Gibbs to Speak Tonight, Skins Fans Torn, Web Politics Editor , September 4, 2008
Ticket is Good, Says Dole, but That Crossword Puzzle..., Web Politics Editor , September 3, 2008
Republican Women Turn to the Gender Card, Web Politics Editor , September 3, 2008
Donna Brazile Hit by Pepper Spray, Web Politics Editor , September 1, 2008
Palin Was a Director of Embattled Sen. Stevens's 527 Group, Web Politics Editor , September 1, 2008
Laura Bush and Cindy McCain Give La. Delegation Moral Support, Web Politics Editor , September 1, 2008
GOP Rallying the Rascals in Mo., Web Politics Editor , August 31, 2008
Napolitano's Big Day Jitters, Web Politics Editor , August 28, 2008
Jesse Jackson, with No Role, Web Politics Editor , August 27, 2008
Casey Speaks to a Changed Party, Web Politics Editor , August 26, 2008
Party City, Colorado, Web Politics Editor , August 26, 2008
Rendell Compares Obama to Adlai Stevenson, Web Politics Editor , August 26, 2008
Kennedy Passes the Torch, Web Politics Editor , August 26, 2008
Sorry, Conventioneers: No Bruce For You, Web Politics Editor , August 26, 2008
Gasolina! Daddy Yankee Endorses McCain, Web Politics Editor , August 25, 2008
No Red Meat from Warner Speech, Web Politics Editor , August 25, 2008
McCain's Chief Evangelizer, a Long Way from Home, Web Politics Editor , July 28, 2008
Obama Snaps Up Senior Clinton Policy Hands, Web Politics Editor , June 27, 2008
Obama Hires New Religious Affairs Adviser, Web Politics Editor , June 27, 2008
Randy Scheunemann: McCain Adviser Campaigned for War, Web Politics Editor , June 17, 2008
 
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