Home » Entries posted by Andrew Scoggin
Stories written by ascoggin

Poll: Media needed for watchdog role, but pretty terrible otherwise

Thursday marked 39 years since the resignation of President Richard Nixon, whose fall from grace marked a new low for U.S. government, but also a peak for journalism. So, um,…

Gun control moves forward in Senate, but biggest challenges lie ahead

The U.S. legislative process is like hurdling in track and field. No matter how fast a bill (or runner) wants to go, it has to clear many hurdles before it…

Americans hate the game, not the player when it comes to IRS and taxes

Look, no one really likes paying taxes. Even the Beatles, probably more beloved by liberals than conservatives, wrote a song that lampooned the progressive British tax system. But as touchy as…

QOTD: GOP consultant says McConnell will ‘cut a bitch’

"McConnell took their faux-drama and busted a cap in their ass ... Really, quite impressive. Don't let that softspoken thing fool you. He'll cut a bitch." -- GOP consultant Rick Wilson,…

Update: Obama says California’s Kamala Harris ‘the best looking attorney general,’ calls to apologize

Even when you do have something nice to say, sometimes it's better not to say anything all, President Obama. At a fundraiser Thursday in California, Obama had some kind words for…

The 5 most annoying things about political journalism (including this list)

Congress is on its spring break, meaning the Washington news machine is currently re-greasing its wheels. It's all a massive operation -- political journalism often dominates the front page, the lead…

Pew Research Center quiz asks ‘How Millennial Are You?’

Do you often feel frustrated with fellow Millennials? Do you find a game of shuffleboard more appealing than “Game of Thrones?” Do you wish those damn kids would stop texting…

April Fools: Kid President, Ted Cruz get in on the ‘fun’

Even before the Internet’s existence, humanity has managed to turn cool things uncool. See: “not” jokes, bling bling, the ‘80s and Beanie Babies. The Internet has exacerbated and sped up this…

QOTD: Boehner salutes fellow Republicans in letter

“Republicans may be the minority party in Washington — but because we forged a plan together and have stuck to it, our actions as a team over the past couple…

Ashley Judd won’t seek McConnell’s Senate seat in 2014

After weeks of speculation for whatever reason, actress Ashley Judd announced she will not run for the U.S. Senate in Kentucky in 2014. Reports surfaced Wednesday that Judd had made a…

Page 1 of 12123Next ›Last »