Stories by Jane Hamsher

Jane Hamsher blogs at firedoglake and the Huffington Post. subscribe to Jane Hamsher's feed

Posted on: Aug 5, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Bayh in a poor position to make the argument that McCain, Lieberman and Bush were wrong on the war because he was too.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Lavena Johnson died a horrific death at the hands of her fellow soldiers -- and then the Army called it a suicide.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Thoughts from the Personal Democracy Forum in NYC...

Posted on: May 28, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Yet another issue on which the Republican Senator's image does not match his beliefs.

Posted on: May 6, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

In a recent interview, the Senate Majority Leader white-washes Joe Lieberman's voting record.

Posted on: May 1, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Is retroactive immunity for telecommunications companies imminent?

Posted on: Apr 29, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Thin-skinned right-wingers seem to think that McCain's weaknesses aren't fair game.

Posted on: Apr 19, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Using Karl Rove's false charge.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2008, Source: AlterNet

John McCain isn't the ethical campaigner he makes himself out to be.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

They created a media frenzy at the time.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Hey NARAL, Planned Parenthood...the water's warm, come on down!

Posted on: Mar 24, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

But as Media Matters points out, you'd never know it from reading AP writer Jim Kuhnhenn.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Welcome to Atwaterville. All day, every day.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Paul is just ideologically driven and cranky enough to be a real Naderite fly in the Republican ointment come November.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Rep. John Conyers weighs in on Iran and FISA at the Take Back America conference in Washington DC.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

A failure to do so may find us looking at a resurgent GOP this fall no matter who the Democratic nominee is.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

How did Spitzer's name get leaked to the media, and who did it? Didn't happen to Dave Vitter.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

I will say, however, that the Clinton campaign has been much more open when it comes to letting people ask tough questions of them.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

If politicians are going to be greeted like this for their efforts, what's the upside for them?

Posted on: Feb 29, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Hagee was, if you'll remember, the guy who said that Hurricaine Katrina was God's revenge for a gay pride parade.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

He spoke and argued well and was extremely charismatic, which often masked how impoverished his ideology was.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

It's incredible that a news source which purports to be legitimate would embrace and perpetuate this kind of stuff.

Posted on: Feb 21, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

It's John Weaver's word versus McCain's word at this point.

Posted on: Feb 21, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Bob Bennett is running around trying to spike this story but so far it's just been too good to pass up.

Posted on: Feb 19, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

McCain the Maverick has long ago been replaced by McCain the Pandering Pawn of the Party's Right Wing, the press refuses to believe its own eyes.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Democrats now have within their ranks a superb antidote in the person of one Jim Webb.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

If you asked me, I'd say that while I certainly understand that others might feel differently, for me this was a minor infraction.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

And for those who said they'd never lift their glass in a toast to Zell Miller...cheers!

Posted on: Feb 5, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Fox is not a news outlet, it's an openly partisan opinion factory and the Democrats should not be legitimizing them by doing this.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

I guess she didn't get the memo -- middle aged women are supposed to dry up, go home and be invisible.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Harry Reid once again used Senate procedure to tank retroactive immunity and give George Bush everything he ever hoped for.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

If this primary has taught us nothing else, it is that people hear things subjectively and view them through a filter of their own life experience.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

There is a stunning lack of context on the part of the media, as if George Bush and all the damage he has wrought never existed.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Mitt makes sense. The fundies are going to be in open rebellion if McCain gets the nod but Huckabee poses too much of a future threat.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

It's hard to imagine anything making the GOP presidential race any more chaotic, disorganized and comical than a Paul victory in Nevada.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

If the Democratic frontrunners all want to be considered agents of change, what exactly are they doing to change anything?

Posted on: Jan 11, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Lawrence O'Donnell's ridiculous statement on John Edwards is offensive on so many level it's hard to count.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

If a late display of emotion and the media pile-on it triggered helped Clinton over the finish line in New Hampshire, it isn't a repeatable formula.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

The GOP doesn't want Paul messing up their private party with an anti-war message that's resonating, so they fixed the show and excluded him.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Bill O'Reilly says, "No one on this earth is going block a shot on the O'Reilly Factor. It is not going to happen."