Journalists from press clubs around the United States selected the finalists, and winners will be announced June 26 in downtown Los Angeles.
The CNN anchor has had enough of the McCain campaign "treating Sarah Palin like she is a delicate flower that will wilt at any moment."
Mike Huckabee and Barack Obama made a big splash when they won the Iowa caucuses at the start of the campaign. Since then, their paths have diverged. Huckabee may or may not run again, but in the meantime, the former governor and Chuck Norris man crush will spend the next year peddling his unique brand of commentary to the viewers of Fox News.
Keith Olbermann delivered a masterful retort on Wednesday to Donald Rumsfeld's recent diatribe on fascism. With a commentary as apt as it was eloquent, Olbermann excoriated the defense secretary's very patriotism: "In what country was Mr. Rumsfeld raised? As a child, of whose heroism did he read? On what side of the battle for freedom did he dream one day to fight? With what country has he confused? the United States of America?" (Video & Transcript)
The San Francisco Chronicle profiles the man behind DailyKos, the Internet's most popular liberal blog. He says the blog has earned him $80,000 a year--plus a book contract.