The Style Blog: Politics


Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 03/31/2014

Tom Lindenfeld: Muriel Bowser’s (honorary) dope fiend

Tom Lindenfeld, an edgy and irreverent campaign strategist, could end up as one of the big winners of Tuesday’s mayoral election.

By Manuel Roig-Franzia  |  03:21 PM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politics

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 02/27/2014

Michelle Obama to guest star on ‘Parks and Recreation’

The NBC comedy loves Washington -- it appears the feeling is mutual.

By Emily Yahr  |  03:55 PM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politics, TV

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 02/05/2014

Clay Aiken runs for Congress: A look back at ‘American Idol’s’ careful relationship with politics

Now, ‘Idol’ is being thrust into the spotlight with a political story.

By Emily Yahr  |  04:00 PM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politics, TV

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 01/29/2014

Every face Boehner and Biden made at the State of the Union last night

Twitter-users took screenshots of every grimace and eye roll for posterity.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  11:02 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politics

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 01/10/2014

Twitter has spoken — it’s Bridgegate, not Bridgeghazi

Bridgeghazi may be more clever, but the numbers aren’t in its favor.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  12:51 PM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Internet, Politics

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Just imagine how ‘Scandal’s’ Olivia Pope might handle the Chris Christie bridge scandal

A conversation between the embattled New Jersey governor and the fictional fixer he so clearly needs might go something like this.

By Bethonie Butler and Caitlin Dewey  |  01:49 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politics, TV

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 03/07/2013

Two Levins beat three Kennedys

When Carl Levin retires next year, he and his brother will have surpassed the three Kennedy brothers' 64 combined years of Congressional service.

By Dan Zak  |  06:17 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politics

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 02/13/2013

Marco Rubio and the future of dry mouth in America

The real water problems facing our country.

By Tim Carman  |  01:24 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politics

Posted at 10:53 PM ET, 09/01/2012

As Paul Ryan takes the stage, a look at past VP speeches

As Paul Ryan prepares to take the stage, comparisons to convention speeches of yore are inevitable.

By Tomi Obaro  |  10:53 PM ET, 09/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  politics