Stories by David Corn

David Corn is the Washington bureau chief of Mother Jones and the co-author of Hubris: The Inside Story of Spin, Scandal, and the Selling of the Iraq War and is the author of The Lies of George W. Bush. He writes a blog at subscribe to David Corn's feed

Posted on: Sep 16, 2011, Source: Mother Jones Online

It's a book that puzzles as much as it enlightens. There's a fine line between "wow!" and "really?"—and McGinniss is working both sides of that divide.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2011, Source: Mother Jones

Warren was the right person to head Consumer Finance Protection Bureau. But progressives shouldn't despair over the President's decision to go with Cordray.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2011, Source: Mother Jones

The birthers have a plan to end Barack Obama's presidency -- and in Arizona, they're making progress.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2011, Source:

The Gipper was slipping while he was occupying the most powerful position in the world, and the public was kept in the dark.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2010, Source: Mother Jones

The next time the White House wants to break a filibuster, it might consider going Gaga.

Posted on: Aug 3, 2010, Source: Mother Jones Online

Bob Inglis was ousted by a Tea Party candidate. Here he admits to the GOP strategy to sabotage Obama by exploiting the base fears of the far right.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2009, Source: Mother Jones

The CIA ordered its secret prisons closed, but lawyers for terrorism suspects want them preserved as possible evidence -- and the CIA won't say what's going on.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2009, Source: Mother Jones

Glenn Beck mysteriously killed. The GOP driven out of Congress. Obama proclaims himself the "Lost Imam." And more.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2009, Source:

The White House Press Corps jumped on Robert Gibbs when they saw the glaring contradiction of demanding a corruption free government and not withdrawing from Afghanistan.

Posted on: May 26, 2009, Source:

With his new Supreme Court nominee, Obama gives GOPers a choice: Tick off social conservatives or alienate Hispanic voters.

Posted on: May 6, 2009, Source: Mother Jones

Cheney may be responsible for deep-sixing an important torture memo -- an act that could be a crime. Will Dems bring the truth to light?

Posted on: Apr 9, 2009, Source: Mother Jones

Recent acts of gun violence, they claim, are the poisoned fruit of the push for gay marriage.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2009, Source: Mother Jones

In the fight over perchlorate in drinking water, Richard Bryan has oddly enough been on both sides.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2009, Source: Mother Jones

"I hope you will talk about the importance of this plan with your friends and neighbors."

Posted on: Feb 3, 2009, Source:

What's the great need to rely on former public servants who have rushed through the revolving door and cashed in?

Posted on: Jan 20, 2009, Source:

When the dust settles, Obama will begin the most difficult of tasks. Hope may not be enough.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2009, Source:

Guess who won the culture wars that have raged since the '60s? Just ask Garth Brooks.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2008, Source:

So who's a real American now?

Posted on: Sep 17, 2008, Source: Mother Jones

McCain's own campaign has been loaded with the Wall Street types he's been denouncing.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2008, Source: Mother Jones

Palin is all for accountability, but only when the finger is pointing at somebody else it seems.