A Guide for Political Junkies

Crooks and Liars

Widely read political blog, launched by then-professional musician John Amato in 2004.
Progressive juggernaut site founded by Markos Moulitsas in 2002.
Launched as a liberal political uber-blog in 2005, has expanded into a full-blown Internet newspaper.
Web site and newspaper launched in 2006, said it would expand its staff following the 2008 election.
Raw Story
Liberal-leaning “alternative news nexus,” founded in 2004.
The Nation
The website of a liberal publication, founded in 1865, that “will not
be the organ of any party, sect, or body.”

The New Republic
The website of the 95-year-old “thought leader” magazine that leans left.

Progressive blog powered by the Center for American Progress Action Fund.

Talking Points Memo
Josh Marshall’s liberal blog that debuted shortly after the 2000 election.

The Hill
Website of the Capitol’s daily Congressional newspaper.

National Review

The widelyread website and magazine for Republican/conservative news.

Drudge Report
The immensely influential aggregator, operated by the immensely
elusive Matt Drudge.

Big Hollywood

A sprawling, right-leaning news aggregator owned and operated by
Andrew Breitbart, an ex-editor for Drudge.
Real Clear Politics
The conservative news aggregator founded in 2000 by a pair of Chicagoans.

Free Republic
A sort-of Craigslist for “grass-roots conservatism on the web.”

The website of the conservative news magazine, founded in 1998.