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Dowd: Judd Apatow Freaking Out Over Donald Trump

Maureen Dowd writes at the New York Times about film director and Freaks and Geeks creator Judd Apatow’s headspace on the eve of President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration.

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Maureen Dowd: ‘It’s Sad’ Hillary Clinton Is So Scripted

Sunday on CBS’s “Face The Nation,” New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd said it was “sad” how scripted Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is. Dowd said, “It’s hard because the crazy transgressions of Donald Trump kind of relatively speaking make

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“It’s the Bataan Death March”–Democratic White House Aide Describes the Hillary Campaign to Maureen Dowd

Hillary should have been able to finally savor shattering that “highest, hardest glass ceiling” — the one she gloried in putting 18 million cracks in last time around — when she attends her convention in Philadelphia in July. Instead, she is reduced to stomping her feet on CNN, asserting her dominance in a contest that has left her looking anything but dominant.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to guests during a campaign rally at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel on March 30, 2016 in Appleton, Wisconsin. Wisconsin voters go to the polls for the state's primary on April 5. (Photo by

Pro-Life Leader: ‘What Do You Believe, Mr. Trump? No One Knows’

National pro-life leader Marjorie Dannenfelser is reacting to GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s controversial comments about abortion. “At some point, the candidate’s words must stand on their own,” Dannenfelser says. “What do you believe, Mr. Trump? No one knows.”

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Jerry Brown’s Presidential Chance Dims with Biden Rumors

As rumors swirl that Vice President Joe Biden may jump into the 2016 presidential race, pressure is mounting on California governor Jerry Brown to decide whether he will enter the race–a possibility he has not entirely ruled out.


Maureen Dowd: NBC News Knew Brian Williams was ‘Pathological’

According to Maureen Dowd in the New York Times, NBC News executives knew Brian Williams had a problem with the truth but the infrastructure wasn’t in place to do anything about it. Per Dowd, things were so bad with Williams that his “flourishes to puff himself up” became “a joke in the news division.”


LBJ or MLK? Selma Debate Highlights Skeletons in Democrats’ Closet

In the 2008 Democratic presidential primary, the moment when the momentum shifted decisively against Hillary Clinton was when the New York Senator embroiled herself in a controversy over whether President Lyndon Baines Johnson or Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. deserved