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With the nation abuzz about presidential politics, HBO has added a colorful portrait to the political landscape with the film Game Change–the story of the vice presidential nomination of Sarah Palin in 2008, directed by Jay Roach and based on the book by journalists John Heilemann and Mark Halperin. Game Change reveals the inner-workings of the John McCain [...]
This week Rep. Steve Cohen of Tennessee brought the Nazi comparison back to Washington, comparing Republican messaging on health care reform to “a big lie, just like Goebbels. You say it enough, you repeat the lie, you repeat the lie, you repeat the lie and eventually people believe it.” This has made for an [...]
On Saturday January 8, 2011, a gunman ran up behind Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords at a meet-and-greet in a Tuscon supermarket and shot her at close range in the head. In the ensuing violence, at least 6 others were murdered, including a 9 year old child. Also shot and killed was 9th circuit U.S. [...]