Mother Jones Washington Bureau chief David Corn is among a group of liberal and left-win journalists who more than two years ago filed an Alaska Freedom of Information Act request for all emails sent or received by then-Gov. Sarah Palin.
Their request was part of the Left's unprecedented assault upon Palin following her meteoric rise to national political stardom after being named Sen. John McCain's vice-presidential running mate in 2008. Read More
President Obama and congressional Republican leaders have agreed on a framework for a compromise that would extend all of the Bush tax cuts for two years and keep unemployment checks flowing to two million jobless Americans for another 99 weeks.
The deal also provides for a one-year, two-percent cut in the Social Security payroll tax, and revises the death tax - aka "estate tax" - to 35 percent of all estates valued above $5 million. Read More