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Austan Goolsbee: What I Read

How do other people deal with the torrent of information that pours down on us all? What sources can't they live without? To find out, we regularly reach out to well-informed people to learn more about their media diets. Austan Goolsbee is the chief White House economist and chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.

Posted: Friday, June 10, 2011 - 10:40am

Austan Goolsbee: What I Read

How do other people deal with the torrent of information that pours down on us all? What sources can't they live without? To find out, we regularly reach out to well-informed people to learn more about their media diets. Austan Goolsbee is the chief White House economist and chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. This is drawn from a conversation after he announced on Monday that he's leaving the White House to return to his teaching position at the 

Posted: Friday, June 10, 2011 - 9:40am

Palin Movie to Screen at AMC Theatres

A documentary film chronicling the rise of Sarah Palin will play exclusively at AMC Theatres in Dallas, Orlando, Atlanta and a host of other cities in the South and Midwest beginning in July.

Posted: Friday, June 10, 2011 - 9:40am

PICTURES: Five Milestones to Iowa

If the road to the presidential nomination were a board game, the chutes and ladders would change with each roll of the dice. Try as political strategists might, the rules of one election rarely hold true in the next. But as Beth Reinhard lays out in this week’s National Journal magazine, some of the obstacles ahead of GOP contenders are beginning to come into focus. We take a look at the next five milestones these presidential hopefuls can expect to face on the road to the nomination.

Posted: Friday, June 10, 2011 - 9:40am

This Week in Political Trivia

How well do you know the facts and faces behind this week's political news? Find out with our weekly trivia quiz, powered by the Almanac of American Politics!

Posted: Friday, June 10, 2011 - 9:40am

Looking for a Larger Meaning in the Weiner Story

This was a tough week to be a news snob.

Posted: Friday, June 10, 2011 - 9:40am

Hotline Sort: Don't Mess With Texas

Welcome back to Hotline Sort. Gingrich's team jumps ship as the Perry intrigue only ramps up more. Plus, Romney's no straw (poll) man and Mark Foley (!) weighs on Weiner's predicament. Here's today's rundown:

Posted: Friday, June 10, 2011 - 9:40am

Video: Conan Presents Weiner's Joke Dispensing Underwear; Stewart Spins the Wheel of Chance

Conan O'Brien gets help dispensing jokes from Rep. Anthony Weiner's, D-N.Y., underwear.

Posted: Friday, June 10, 2011 - 9:40am

A Beshear Boomlet

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear (D) holds a commanding lead over his Republican opponent David Williams, according to a new poll released late Thursday, and holds a favorability rating among the highest of any governor.

Posted: Friday, June 10, 2011 - 9:40am

Lieberman Proposes Plan to Save Medicare

Sen. Joseph Lieberman says that the partisanship over Medicare has gotten so bad that “it is enough to make you want to become an independent.” Since he is registered as one, the senator from Connecticut believes he is in a good position to come up with a solution, which he outlined in the Washington Post today.

Posted: Friday, June 10, 2011 - 9:40am