With Michael Mukaskey's Attorney General nomination now being sent to the full Senate, the fallout continues over his refusal to label "waterboarding" as torture. While the interrogation technique…
Among recurring questions asked in the build-up to the writers strike (starting with "Will there be one?," and I got that right) has been which side is "winning" the battle of public opinion.
That, and other news, in today's Political Panorama. Updated "Cutesy land" is what former President Bill Clinton calls the environment, post-debate, and the criticism of his wife's murky response to…
On my first day back, the news was all about the WGA strike, but while in New York last week, we weren't only awaiting that word, but also, selfishly wondering whether a strike by stage hands would…
Updated Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and John Edwards have weighed in on the WGA strike, giving their support to labor in the negotiations. "I support the Writers Guild's pursuit of a fair contract…
The Museum of Modern Art was packed to the rafters Sunday with celebs of every stripe, eager to see Robert Redford's new film "Lions for Lambs," a stellar polemic on our current political mindsets.
Stephen Colbert has dropped his presidential bid after he failed to get on the South Carolina Democratic primary ballot. Colbert's campaign also would have suffered from lack of exposure: With the…
Donors and pundits press Barack Obama to go on offense against Hillary Clinton, but is it such a smart strategy? After all, in last Tuesday's debate, Obama seemed to be at his best and most…
Will Hillary Clinton's coattails extend to a middle-school election? "Hopi and Hillary: The Road to Victory," the next project from my former Variety colleague Dan Cox, will follow 11-year-old Hopi…
Despite buzz that this could be the final season for "ER," exec producer John Wells isn't ready to call it quits just yet.