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Just gimme some truth, or maybe not

  Politico Magazine asks one of the great existential questions of our times, or at least one of the great ones on an election day,...

In shutdown drama, debunked Obamacare ‘carve out’ story again shuffles onto...

On Monday, Colorado Republican U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn made his case for the government shutdown standoff in Washington. His note to constituents on the matter repeats a line of argument that has been debunked for months.

Ben Marter revealed: Politico posts tell-all on Betsy Markey press guy

Who is the real Ben Marter? As far as the public knows, Marter is merely U.S. Rep. Betsy Markey's communications director. That simple...

Markey as one of Politico’s ‘besieged’ health reform fence-sitters

Obama health reform legislation, already the subject of an American political contest for the history books, hinges this weekend on the votes of about...

RNC to woo low-end donors by stoking fear of socialism, of...

A copy of a secret special Republican National Committee presentation prepared by the party’s finance staff and delivered by RNC Finance Director Rob Bickhart...

When is a czar not a czar?

With an assist from Politico, which has completely bought into Glenn Beck’s campaign against “czars” — on Monday, the publication sketched out a “GOP...

Media watch: GOP and Politico tag-team vulnerable Dems

The National Republican Congressional Committee told Politico yesterday it was targeting swing-district Democratic officials, like Colorado's freshman Rep. Betsy Markey. The NRCC said it was going to wage an expensive attack campaign featuring TV and radio ads in districts around the country. But it didn't do that. Instead, it spent not a dollar in simply telling Politico it was going to do that and Politico wrote all about it. Nasty work, and done dirt cheap!