Ben Smith's Politico blog is a comprehensive source for the latest news on the 2008 presidential race, with a primary focus on the Democratic side. As the race heats up, tune into Ben Smith's blog to stay on top of the game.
New York Times bestselling author and former constitutional law and civil rights litigator Glenn Greenwald shares opinions through his popular political blog.
27) Pajamas Media
Launched in 2005 as an affiliation of 90 of the most influential blogs on the Internet, together Pajamas Media has since become one of the most significant alternatives to mainstream media when it comes to political coverage.
FireDogLake's claim to fame was its online coverage of the trial of Scooter Libby, as well as its strong support of Valerie Plame Wilson. Today, it remains one of the most influential liberal blogs in the online world of politics.
Eff Jarvis blogs about media and news at Buzzmachine.com. He is associate professor and director of the interactive journalism program at the City University of New York's new Graduate School of Journalism. This is his personal site about his liberal political beliefs, which at times do not make either side too happy.
30) Political Animal
A self-described "independent voice, listened to by insiders and willing to take on sacred cows - liberal and conservative," the Political Animal has become one of the most reputable sources for stories you are not likely to find anywhere else. Join the likes of Warren Buffett and Paul Krugman in getting the inside scoop for what is going on in Washington.
31) AMERICAblog News
Covering American politics as a whole, but with a particular focus on the Bush Administration, the radical right, and civil rights, the team behind AMERICAblog thinks you should visit their site "because at some point you tire of the lies."
MyDD is a group blog designed to discuss campaigns, the progressive movement, and political power. Its four main writers are Todd Beeton, Josh Orton, Jonathan Singer, and Jerome Armstrong. They do polling, research, commentary, analysis, and activism.
33) The Fix
Chris Cillizza is a writer with Washingtonpost.com. He has reported on campaign politics from the presidential to the congressional level, including as a White House correspondent. His freelance work has appeared in a variety of publications including the Atlantic Monthly, Washingtonian and Slate. This blog is is his insightful look at American politics today.
34) Mother Jones
Mother Jones is an independent nonprofit whose roots lie in a commitment to social justice implemented through first rate investigative reporting. Its popular blog reflects that mission.
35) The Moderate Voice
The Moderate Voice is experienced journalist Joe Gandelman's politically independent and moderate comments, analysis and links on the day's most important issues.
36) Outside the Beltway
Outside the Beltway is an online journal of politics and foreign affairs analysis. For the most part, its views are Classical Liberal: a strong belief in free trade, limited government, and respect for human rights. The site aims to have informed, polite conversation about the issues which they find interesting. Outside the Beltway was launched on January 31, 2003 by James Joyner.
37) Ezra Klein
At the young age of 24, Ezra Klein is the associate editor of The American Prospects, and a rising political pundit in the United States. He has been active in the blogosphere since 2003, and as a result, knows his way around the issues.
38) Political Wire
A roundup of political news and a rundown of blogs from the right and left, Political Wire is one of the most comprehensive political websites you'll find anywhere. Taegan Goddard's Front Page highlights political stories it would take the web novice all day to find. His summaries are short, sweet, to the point, easy to follow and fun to read.
39) The Washington Note
Steve Clemons is the Senior Fellow and Director of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation. This blog is dedicated to his regular comments on public policy debates that deserve attention.
RealClearPolitics was founded in 2000 by former options trader John McIntyre, and has grown to become one of the leading independent political information sites on the Internet, presenting news, opinion, and commentary on the political issues of the day.
41) Consortium News
According to the team of bloggers behind Consortium News, one of the great dangers in modern America is the lock-step conformity of so much of the U.S. news media and the Washington political elites. That is why they purport to promote independent journalism. For a fresh take on the issues, visit Consortium News. But you can help change that. If you like the independence of our journalism,