Jeb Bush, GOP eminence grise and potential '16 presidential candidate, has been manically spinning through the news cycle, parsing and contradicting himself at every turn. But after days of caref... More »
The Obama administration is clearly anxious to ensure that Americans feel comfortable about killing people with drones - because, yet again, Obama sources are trying to put some favorable spin on the ... More »
We interrupt our normally scheduled program for another edition of This Week in Crazy. The envelopes, please!
Third runner-up: Rush Limbaugh. The new jobs report, released this morning, says that t... More »
Three cheers for Rand Paul, who at least knows that the right way to conduct a filibuster is to physically stand on the Senate floor and halt all business by talking interminably. Paul logged 13 hou... More »
We all know that Hispanic Americans spurned Mitt Romney and the Republicans in 2012, and we know all the reasons why. Their voting behavior has been exhaustively explored. But it turns out that Asian ... More »
President Obama has committed a blatant act of hypocrisy. Let's call him on it.
The latest White House creation is a non-profit group called Organizing for Action, which aims to convert the Ob... More »
Cited by the Columbia Journalism Review website as one of the nation's top political scribes, and by ABC News' online political tip sheet as "one of the finest political journalists of his generation, " Dick Polman is a national blogger and columnist who has covered or chronicled every presidential campaign since 1988. A Philadelphia resident, Dick roamed the country for most of his 22 years at The Philadelphia Inquirer. He has been blogging daily since 2006. He's currently on the full-time faculty at the University of Pennsylvania, as "Writer in Residence." He has been a frequent guest on C-SPAN, CNN, MSNBC, the BBC, and various NPR shows - most notably Philadelphia's "Radio Times" on WHYY-FM.
Hundreds of blue-collar municipal workers took to the streets Wednesday afternoon to demand that Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter settle a pair of outstanding union contracts. They intend to resume the protest Thursday.
More and more young athletes start focusing on a single sport too early -- causing an increase in sports injuries. That was the consensus of three professional team doctors at a discussion on the impact More »