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John Podesta Needs a Serious Fashion Upgrade

OK, I'm going to level with you. My week kind of sucks and I'm working on a couple of big stories for Washington Babylon...

Clinton Surrogate Ran Business That Allegedly Moved Dirty Money Into Florida

I have a story today in the New York Observer that looks at Freddy Balsera, a leading surrogate and fundraiser for Hillary Clinton who ran...

This Campaign Satire Might Save Your Day

Hillary Clinton is going to be the next president. Kenneth Bone wore a red sweater and became a celebrity. The Upper West Side thinks...

After Destroying Man’s Life, Obama Administration Drops Bogus Case Against Him

I know arms dealers are not generally seen as sympathetic, but you should be worried about the story of Marc Turi. He’s the guy...

Millennial Warning: Al Gore is not groovy

One of the great mysteries of modern politics is why millennials have the lowest voter turnout rate of any age group. The U.S. system...

It Could've Happened: Journalism's Brave New World

I didn’t think much of the New York Times story on Donald Trump possibly not paying taxes for 18 years, as I noted here...

Did the New York Times just get played by Roger Stone...

The story of the campaign at the moment is that Donald Trump has possibly not paid taxes for almost two decades, as the New...

Elizabeth Warren’s Political Theater

I admit I’m baffled by all the praise being heaped on Senator Elizabeth Warren for her comments to Well Fargo criminal mastermind and CEO,...

The 38 Studios Strikeout: Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's momentous raid...

In Rhode Island, a state known for cronyism and corruption, the 38 Studios scam may go down as one of the greatest ever. And the best...

Anthony Weiner: From late night laughs to potential criminal investigation

Washington Babylon reported several times last month on disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner's continued sexting and said that if underage girls were involved, his conduct...