The Washington Post’s Nia-Malika Henderson and The Huffington Post’s Sam Stein debate why Sarah Palin continues to stay in the headlines and comment on the tussle between the former vice presidential candidate and Karl Rove. watch
Bad time to put your money where your mouth is? As hurricane Irene barrels toward the east coast, we’re asking Republican lawmakers—the ones who’ve been denouncing the government for outsized spending—if they’ll accept federal aid dollars once Irene damages their states and districts. read more
by Hardball guest host Ron ReaganLet me finish tonight with Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum.Santorum has lately taken to comparing marriage equality to a choice of paper products. According to his whimsical logic, gay people must not be allowed the same opportunity to wed that straight couples enjoy because, well, "a paper... read more
Is that all there is? With the GOP 2012 field nearly fully-formed, conservative intellectuals are still holding out for a hero. But Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), Gov. Mitch Daniels (R-IN), Fmr. Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FL) and Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) all deny they’ll get into the race. read more
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