Michael Tomasky on taxes, Clint Bolick on the Supreme Court, Joe Nocera on underwater mortgages, Marc Thiessen on Obama and the individual mandate, and Frank Bruni on gay rights.
Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope, the hip hop duo that makes up Insane Clown Posse is pretty unhappy with the FBI for labeling their fan-base, known as Juggalos, as a "loosely-organized hybrid gang," so unhappy that they're suing.
A French video game collector sold a collection of about 7,000 video games on eBay for €999,999.99 ($1.2 million) and that great rustling sound you're hearing is a million former gamers digging through their attics to see what their old copies of Sonic the Hedgehog.
Chumbawamba, the British "anarchist" band responsible for that 1997 smash hit "Tubthumping," announced it was breaking up, and if you're wondering what took them so long, they were probably trying to avoid hearing the obvious jokes about them "getting back up again."
If North Korea had a Page Six, they'd be all over the news that Kim Jong Un has been spotted twice now with an unidentified lady friend by his side. South Korean media—and maybe a few would be Mrs. Kim Jong Un's—are desperate for an answer: Is she his wife or sister?
Several Republican congressmen are complaining about how Democratic operatives are videotaping their homes and then uploading the raw footage to the Internet. It's a creepy little practice, to be sure, but it also provides a window on how political parties, campaigns, and Super PACs work together using the web to build attack ads in the age of Citizens United.
U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter quit his job Friday, though he was already planning to retire at the end of his term after a humiliating few months during which few people paid attention to his run for president and he failed to make the ballot in his own state of Michigan.
Getting attention—and clicks—amid the cacophony of Twitter can be difficult, but James Taranto, editor of The Wall Street Journal's OpinionJournal.com and Best of the Web blogger has a maniacally effective (if painful) way of cutting through the noise.
Washington D.C. is a weird city that keeps giving us bizarre, extreme examples of what Franklin Foer referred to in this week's New York Times Magazine as the "social Ponzi scheme."
On Thursday, Politico and a several other reporters pointed out a two-month old video of a contestant on an episode of Who Wants to be a Millionaire correctly answering a question about Solyndra.
Republicans are having none of President Obama's recent action against China's tariffs on American exports, resorting to what's becoming the party's go-to critique: This is just election year pandering.
The incestuous cable television news for the day is that HBO is developing a project about Fox News chief Roger Ailes based on an as-of-yet unwritten book by New York's Gabriel Sherman, and it's to be produced by none other than MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough.
For a lot of us, America's midweek birthday leaves us with only one day off, making it more difficult to carve out a three or four day weekend without expending precious vacation days. Whether you think this a great summer tragedy sort of depends on you.
Following Andy Griffith's passing Tuesday, many people are remembering his role in Elia Kazan's 1957 film A Face in the Crowd both for his great performance as Lonesome Rhodes, a demagogic populist media personality and for the way Budd Schulberg's script predicted the rise of Glenn Beck.
Consider this a PSA: The Huffington Post has made last month's iPad-only piece about Politico's Hunger Games-like newsroom available on the regular ole Web, so if you didn't buy it the first time around, have a look. [The Huffington Post]
Drug company GlaxoSmithKline is out $3 billion after pleading guilty to promoting drugs for uses the FDA hasn't approved, the Justice Department said Monday
As President Obama ran for and won the 2008 election, more Americans started naming their baby boys "Barack," but as time has gone on, fewer people want to name their kid after the president.
Mitt Romney's campaign has a new ad in Ohio featuring a 2008 clip of Hillary Clinton saying "shame on you, Barack Obama," pitting the inter-party rivals against each other in a strategy that's seems like it'll be pretty easily diffused.
ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson's predecessor Lee Raymond was famous for providing "logistical and moral support" (like cash) to climate change deniers, but these days Tillerson's taking a different, sort of casual-sounding tack: just deal with it.
By giving the health care law's advocates a 5-4 victory, siding with a liberal majority and writing the decision himself, it looks like Chief Justice John Roberts is embracing the "umpire" role he said he'd take on during his confirmation hearings.
Update: Curry didn't do much to sugarcoat her disappointment during her very emotional on-air goodbye, and she focused on her love for viewers. "This is not as I expected -- to ever leave this couch after 15 years."
An Iranian government-sponsored organization is developing a videogame called The Stressful Life of Salman Rushdie and Implementation of his Verdict, a game that if played right, presumably doesn't end well for the Satanic Verses author.
The writer and filmmaker responsible for some of the most popular comedies of the last 25 years passed away on Tuesday.
A San Francisco mother mobilized police and the Internet at large to help find her missing 22-year-old son this week, but it turns out, his phone had just died. Sure, it makes for easy jokes about helicoptering moms, but in this case, the son did give her good cause to worry.
This poster for Fritz Lang's 1927 silent film Metropolis set a record for the most expensive movie poster in the world when its owner paid $690,00 for it in 2005, but it's been repossessed, and some experts think that in the upcoming auction, it might fetch over $1 million.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney had a silly response to the "really silly reporting" he identified in the White House pool report that noted that Red Sox fans booed President Obama at a fundraiser Monday night
We loved Maurice Sendak's work, so it wasn't without a little cringing that we read this excerpt from his soon-to-be-published interview with Gary Groth in The Comics Journal in which he fantasized about killing George W. Bush.
Your chance to enter and win a contest to eat a meal with Mitt Romney and Donald Trump has sadly ended, but if you forgot to enter, you can at least rejoice that you'll avoid paying taxes on the value of the winnings.
We know Mitt Romney loves to play pranks, and in yet another fun story about the candidate's teen years, The Daily Caller's Hal Libby tells us learn that he once impersonated a fireman, a story solidifies our sense that even as a mischief-maker, Romney is a square.
Gurudeo "Buddy" Persaud, whom the SEC charged with defrauding investors and running a Ponzi scheme, knew enough not to tell people his investment strategy was "based on lunar cycles and the gravitational pull between Earth and the moon," but not quite enough to, you know, not invest money based on lunar cycles and the gravitational pull between Earth and moon.
Once again Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has grabbed headlines and been declared "tres cool," this time, because she wore some purple wing-tipped Mardi Gras sunglasses while swearing in Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Michael Hammer. But we've spotted a pattern: Eyewear, it seems, is her secret weapon.
The Huffington Post's new iPad magazine Huffington has hit the proverbial newsstands with a very fun, incestuous read on the inner-workings of Politico.
Politico caught Senate candidate Richard Mourdock accidentally uploading three pre-recorded YouTube videos in which he responds to all possible outcomes on the Supreme Court's ruling on the validity of health care reform.
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