John Kerry

Robert Redford: "Mr. President, now is the time for clean energy."

Robert Redford: "Mr. President, now is the time for clean energy."

Thursday, May 20, 2010, marks one month since BP’s oil rig exploded in the Gulf Coast, killing 11 people and unleashing one of the worst environmental disasters our nation has ever seen.   Since then, millions of gallons of oil have gushed into the ocean, poisoning marine life and threatening hundreds of miles of coastal…

A rare glimpse of Stephen Colbert out of character

A rare glimpse of Stephen Colbert out of character

Josh Marshall of the great Talking Points Memo just posted this excellent behind-the-scenes video, which was filmed as he accompanied John Kerry to a taping of The Colbert Report in April 2007. As Josh points out, it’s a rare and fascinating thing to see Colbert break character, because he almost never does:

Obama Warns Supporters: "Don't Get Cocky"

Obama Warns Supporters: "Don't Get Cocky"

Feeling good, Obama supporters? That was a pretty good debate run Barack had. Conventional wisdom was that he bested John McCain in three straight, with undecided voters declaring him the victor in each one. Obama’s got the ‘Big Mo’ now. The Republican party is a discredited mess, and with the economy being what it is,…