Politics

Katrina vanden Heuvel: How Far Right Is Michele Bachmann? Katrina vanden Heuvel: How Far Right Is Michele Bachmann?

The media has focused too much on Bachmann's self-styled image and not enough on the far-right policy positions and neo-McCarthy politics she has embraced as a member of Congress. ...

Jun 15, 2011 / Video / The Ed Show

Sex Scandal Rehab: A Political Move? Sex Scandal Rehab: A Political Move?

What is Anthony Weiner hoping to solve by going to rehab? Melissa Harris-Perry dissects whether or not one can make a comeback from a political scandal.

Jun 14, 2011 / Video / MSNBC

On Weinergate: The Post-Modern Sex Scandal On Weinergate: The Post-Modern Sex Scandal

On Bloggingheads, Dana Goldstein and Amanda Marcotte follow up their debate last week on TheNation.com, exploring Anthony Weiner's future and the role of the sex scandal in Am...

Jun 14, 2011 / Video / Bloggingheads

Will the GOP Debate Be Civilized or a Slugfest? Will the GOP Debate Be Civilized or a Slugfest?

George Zornick joins the Washington Times’s Charles Hurt on C-SPAN's Washington Journal to break down GOP strategy, the beginnings of the electoral horse ...

Jun 13, 2011 / Video / C-SPAN

Jillian C. York: Using ‘National Security’ Concerns to Hide Internet Censorship Jillian C. York: Using ‘National Security’ Concerns to Hide Internet Censorship

At the 2011 Personal Democracy Forum, the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Jillian C. York discusses WikiLeaks and the censorship of expression on the Internet.

Jun 17, 2011 / Video / The Nation

Dan Sinker: How the Fake Rahm Emanuel Twitter Account Is Influencing the Next Generation of Satire Dan Sinker: How the Fake Rahm Emanuel Twitter Account Is Influencing the Next Generation of Satire

The man behind the @MayorEmanuel Twitter account talks about writing a real-time novel with tweets and how social media networks are ushering in a new generation of satire.

Jun 14, 2011 / Video / The Nation

Is the GOP Planning to Run ‘Fake Democrats’ in Wisconsin? Is the GOP Planning to Run ‘Fake Democrats’ in Wisconsin?

The GOP is trying to create confusion by running "fake Democrats," which would force the state to hold primaries.

Jun 9, 2011 / Video / The Ed Show

Intelligence and Judgement Standards for Politicians? Intelligence and Judgement Standards for Politicians?

With politicians involved in scandals all around, shouldn't there be stricter standards for getting into office?

Jun 8, 2011 / Video / MSNBC

Record Number of Wisconsin Legislators Face Recall Over Anti-Union Bill Record Number of Wisconsin Legislators Face Recall Over Anti-Union Bill

Unlike grassroots efforts to recall Republican state senators over their support for Governor Walker's anti-labor bill, efforts by Republicans to recall Democratic state senators m...

Jun 1, 2011 / Video / The Ed Show

Ryan’s Budget Should Be a Major Opportunity for Democrats Ryan’s Budget Should Be a Major Opportunity for Democrats

Deciding to support Paul Ryan's Medicare-killing budget was a bad political move for Republicans. And now they're stuck.

May 26, 2011 / Video / MSNBC

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