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Richard Schiff Was ‘The Biden Guy’

Back in 2008, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton had so much Hollywood wattage behind them, the 'West Wing' star decided to throw his support behind a different candidate. Watch the actor gush over the vice president on Beast TV's live DNC roundtable. Biden 2016?

The actress-turned-political activist tells Lauren Ashburn about the moment she found out her husband was gay—and what that had to do with her being diagnosed with cancer. Oh yeah, and why she's at the DNC.


Sandra Fluke's Post-Limbaugh Rise

What's it like to go from being a shock-jock target to a celebrated DNC speaker? On Beast TV's live roundtable from Charlotte, Fluke opened up about Rush Limbaugh's name-calling, and how she got in the zone for Wednesday's speech.


Meghan McCain Slams Charlie Crist

(Former) Republican Charlie Crist plans to speak on behalf of Obama tonight, and Meghan McCain isn't happy about it. 'Democrats are using you and Republicans are laughing at you,' she says. 'There's no way in God's holy hell you will ever be elected to anything ever again.'


Villaraigosa: I Didn't Know God Was Out!

As Dems feuded over their Jerusalem platform Wednesday, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was in the dark about the outcome until moments before he stepped on stage, he told Beast TV's live roundtable from the DNC.

Mitt Romney's campaign headquarters sits in the heart of Boston, one of the country's most liberal cities. So what does the neighborhood think of its GOP buddy? The Daily Beast's Eli Lake and VICE's Rocco Castoro decided to head north to find out.

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Best of Beast TV at the DNC

Beast TV went live at the Democratic National Convention—and a few stars, political and otherwise, stopped by. From Darrell Hammond’s Bill Clinton impression to Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Jerusalem, watch the best moments.

Kucinich ‘Disappointed’ by Obama’s Jobs Record

The former Ohio congressman, long known as an independent voice within the Democratic Party, told Beast TV that he wishes the president had done more to create jobs in America.

Richard Schiff Was 'The Biden Guy’


Darrell Hammond Does Clinton

The master politician impersonator is back! Watch Darrell Hammond do his famous impersonation of Bill Clinton, as well as Al Sharpton and Chris Matthews on Beast TV's live roundtable from the DNC.

As Democrats feud over Israel’s capital, DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz told Beast TV: 'President Obama felt that it was important that the platform reflect his personal view that Israel has as its capital Jerusalem, and that it will remain its capital.'

Michelle Obama isn't just the first lady—she's also the bona fide first campaigner for the president. Debbie Dingell, wife of Michigan congressman John Dingell, gave her take on Mobama's speech from her perspective as a political wife on Beast TV’s live roundtable from the DNC.


Beast TV's original videos, animations, and mashups covering the 2012 presidential campaign, from the conventions through election week.

Chris Christie's Obama Lovefest

The New Jersey governor may have been a keynote speaker at the Republican National Convention, but he's developed a not-so-subtle affection for President Obama since Hurricane Sandy came to town. Watch a short history of Christie's bromance.

AUTOTUNE: Paul Ryan Trims the Fat

Before Mitt Romney's veep pick takes the stage at the Republican convention tonight, get to know the hunky congressman with this musical supercut. What's he really all about? Two words: muscle confusion.

Mitt: I'll Have What He's Having!

The combative Mitt Romney of the first presidential showdown made way for a far more agreeable candidate in the final debate. Watch just a few of the many moments in which Romney concurred with the incumbent in Boca Raton.

‘The 1980s Called…’

…and they want their expressions back? In a zinger seemingly designed to ignite memes across the Internet, shortly into the final presidential debate, Obama chided Romney for saying in March that Russia was America’s 'number one geopolitical foe.'

Mitt Does the Math

Does it all add up? Romney dropped facts and figures at every turn during the second presidential debate, but in the end, numbers couldn't win him the night. Watch our statistics supercut.

The Moderator Who Shushed Me

The GOP candidate has been called out by pundits for his many interruptions during the second presidential debate. But the question on everyone's mind is: what would Dr. Evil say? Watch our shagadelic supercut.

A Night of 53 Smiles for Joe Biden

So just how many times did Biden deploy his withering/excessive smile of contempt in the vice-presidential debate? We've counted it up—non-teeth-baring smirks excluded—and present them here.

Britney Gives Good Debate Face

What would happen if Britney Spears moderated the vice-presidential debate in the same way she judges 'X Factor'? Watch our mashup and see for yourself. It's Britney, Biden!


The blogosphere was abuzz after the first presidential debate over conspiracies that Mitt Romney snuck notes onto the stage, while the GOP candidate's camp insists the white object in question is a handkerchief. Watch three key Hankygate moments.

Jim Lehrer's Gonna Let You Finish

Knock knock—who's there? Interrupting candidates. Watch every frustrating debate moment in which moderator Jim Lehrer got verbally steamrolled in the first presidential debate.

Bill Clinton's Obama Smackdowns

Clinton may be stumping for Obama at the DNC tonight—but four years ago, as Ryan Lizza controversially noted in 'The New Yorker,' his endorsement would have been unthinkable. Watch a short history of Bubba's Obama slams.

Can Michelle Woo Women?

Ann Romney killed it in Tampa with her fiery appeal to the lady folk—but will the first lady try to top her in Charlotte? Here’s what that attempt might sound like.

Is Tampa Ready for 'Magic Mitt'?

The site of the Republican National Convention is also the strip-club capital of America—and the setting for this summer's smash stripper flick, 'Magic Mike.' Watch what happens when Mitt embraces this happy coincidence.