David Brown

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John Hickenlooper Says He's Too Old To Be Hillary Clinton's VP

Tina Brown, the editor of Newsweek and The Daily Beast recently endorsed a Clinton-Hickenlooper ticket. "It's not gonna happen," the Colorado governor says.<p>MILWAUKEE — John Hickenlooper, the Democratic governor of Colorado, dismissed the idea that he could be Hillary Clinton's pick for vice …

PAUL RYAN: Using Government Shutdown To Repeal Obamacare Won't Work

Ryan, chairman of the House Budget Committee and a former vice presidential candidate, said he strongly backs the goal of repealing Obamacare but added there were other, more effective ways of achieving it than by refusing to approve any government funding bill that includes money for the …

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The Butler: all the presidents' men - in pictures

Around this time last year we had our first official look at Daniel Day-Lewis's Abraham Lincoln. The cooing over those mutton-chops was justified: the film went on to win Day-Lewis his third Oscar. This awards season, one political heavyweight is The Butler, Lee Daniels' tale of a real-life butler …

Welcome to post-Constitutional America

<b>(AP/Patrick Semansky)</b><p>The Manning trial finished what the Patriot Act began — and ushered in a new era of US politics<p>Peter Van Buren<p>August 5, 2013 3:45pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>On July 30, 1778, the Continental Congress created the first whistleblower protection law, …

Sealing the Wal-Mart borders

No longer will our homeland’s security be threatened by mop-wielding undocumented workers!<p>Robert Scheer<p>October 29, 2003 2:42pm (UTC)<p>Let's hear it for those gonzo immigration cops from the Department of Homeland Security who so heroically swooped down on illegal Wal-Mart janitors last week. No …

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Surveillance and privacy: Hollywood’s new hot topics?

Films on Wikileaks and Edward Snowden are on their way to our screens, and a new documentary shines a light on surveillance online. Has Hollywood’s found its new hot topic? Emma Jones investigates.<p>If NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden hasn’t done enough to highlight the issue of government …

The Wolverine – review

Hugh Jackman once more impersonates Logan, Marvel Comics' indestructible superhero, whose hands sprout lethal knives (not unlike the one Laurence …

US box office report

There was only going to be one winner in North America at the weekend and The Wolverine obliged, launching from Fox on a rather limp $55m. …

Darren Aronofsky's Noah footage screened at Christian arts festival

First footage of Darren Aronofsky's Noah has been screened for Christian film fans at a church conference in Texas, according to the Hollywood …

Lars Von Trier Teases with Short 'Nymphomaniac' Excerpt

The new Lars Von Trier won't come out until Christmas, but as the film world's own Santa Claus/Grinch hybrid, Von Trier is happy to break us off a …

The Birth of a Nation: a gripping masterpiece … and a stain on history

The birth of cinema was brutal and ugly, and the photographic evidence comes with a health warning attached. The Birth of a Nation, directed by DW …