Jason Horowitz (isn’t he supposed to be in Washington?) has a piece about Obama’s foreign policy speech writer, Ben Rhodes, who kept himself busy with some work… in New York:
From The Washington Post:
In the summer of 2001, a childhood friend, Karl Camillucci, offered Rhodes a summer gig on a New York Read More
He’ll be writing features and profiles of DC’s politicians and power Read More
Despite all the talk among presidential candidates and United States generals, Rudy Giuliani doesn’t think it’s an appropriate time to be debating “don’t ask, don’t tell.”
Here’s the emailed response to a question I put to his campaign yesterday:
“We’re at war and now isn’t the time to question our military’s admissions policy.”
The Read More
Rudy Giuliani will speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference in D.C. on March 2, which should make for some YouTube moments.
Jason Horowitz looked at how some conservatives are unconvinced with Rudy’s red state credentials. And Maggie Haberman of the Post got her hands on Rudy’s writing from his days as an Read More
Jason Horowitz writes about the reaction among conservative leaders to the pro-Second Amendment, strict constructionist, marriage-between-a-man-and-woman version of Rudy Giuliani. Bob Barr says, “It’s a sleight of hand.”
Niall Stanage interviews former UN weapons inspector Hans Blix about the Bush administration’s increasingly hard line with Iran. Dark stuff.
Albert Gore III tells Read More
So there’s been a lot of interest in Jason Horowitz’s piece on Joe Biden in this week’s Observer, and we’ve gotten a number of requests from readers who want to listen to the interview.
As is often the case when Biden speaks his mind, there’s no shortage of material. In the story, we led Read More
Jason Horowitz has an interview with Joe Biden that’s going to shift the debate among Democrats over America’s options in Iraq. Biden — one of the party’s most prominent voices on foreign policy — tells Horowitz that Hillary Clinton’s plan would be a disaster, that Barack Obama hasn’t offered anything of substance and that Read More
Jason Horowitz reports on Hillary Clinton’s tour of Iraq and Afghanistan and catches up with Barack Obama on the day of his announcement.
Steve Kornacki says that there’s nothing gimmicky about Obama’s candidacy.
Joe Conason writes that the administration’s broad strategy for the Iraq region is no strategy at all.
And Richard Read More
Jason Horowitz writes about the efforts of Washington Democrats to assert themselves on Iraq without handing the Republicans a political gift. As Charlie Rangel put it:
“The President will say we’re in business with Osama bin Laden. Anytime, politically, you have to explain what you are saying, you have a problem. And so if Read More
Jason Horowitz has a story about forgotten presidential candidate John Edwards. The former vice presidential candidate told Horowitz that he is unsurprised at being overshadowed by Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, but also said that the only question the national press should be asking is, “How are you doing in Iowa and New Hampshire?” Read More