Russian Gov Hackers Were Stealing Info From Dems For Over A Year

The Washington Post is reporting that Russian government hackers penetrated DNC computers over a year ago and have everything including all email and chat traffic. According to Washington Post sources their main purpose was to steal opposition research about Donald…

Martin O’Malley, Bernie Sanders Seriously Question Weekend Debates

Democratic presidential hopefuls Martin O’Malley and Bernie Sanders are seriously questioning the feasibility of debates that are held on weekends. The third Democratic debate is scheduled for tonight, Saturday December 19, and these men know people won’t tune in the…

Steve Israel: GOP Base Is Unfortunately “Animated by Racism”

Steve Israel, Democratic congressman of New York and chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, told CNN’s “State of the Union” that “to a significant extent, the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism. And that’s unfortunate.”…

This Autotuned Video Game-Inspired Mashup Is the Best Breakdown of the Political Conventions You’re Likely to See

When you boil it down, American politics kind of resemble an 8-bit video game, right? And whoever can mention Neil Armstrong the most receives space man power-ups, which can pave the way to victory. And don’t forget about spousal elitist…

President Obama’s Speech Dominated Facebook, Too

Today, the folks over at Twitter gave us some big news concerning President Obama’s nomination acceptance speech at the closing night of the Democratic National Convention: he broke a record. In terms of politically-themed tweets, Obama set a tweets per…

Caroline Kennedy: Obama And JFK Are A Lot Alike

Caroline Kennedy spoke up on behalf of President Obama on Thursday at the DNC, following up on her support of his campaign four years ago by saying he has something her own father admired: courage. Kennedy made it clear that…

Natalie Portman: Five Things You Didn’t Know

Natalie Portman is one of those actresses you might have a love/hate relationship with. She’s talented, gorgeous, funny, and she has an affinity for nerds, which has won her favor in the past few years. It’s hard to like someone…

Sandra Fluke: Future Under Romney Humiliating To Women

Sandra Fluke, the former Georgetown Law student who found herself in the national spotlight when Rush Limbaugh called her a “slut” for her stance on birth control coverage under health care laws, took the stage last night at the Democratic…

Bill Clinton Impresses, But First Lady Still Tops in Twitter Buzz [DNC]

At the bottom of the 10 o’clock hour last night, former president Bill Clinton began what was supposed to be around a half-hour speech. What he ended up giving was a 48 minute masterclass in politicking, a speech that was…

Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman To Follow Foo Fighters At DNC?

Despite a whole lot of people clamoring for Betty White to make an appearance at the Democratic National Convention, rumor has it that three very different actresses will be taking the job instead. According to CNN, Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman,…