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Jason Linkins

Boehner Needled On This Week Over Effexor Slogan | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Well, we seem to have come full circle on the matter of the House Republicans hilariously choosing a campaign slogan, "The Change You Deserve", that i...

Stephanopoulos: Clinton Wrapping Head Around Loss

Lynda Waddington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lynda Waddington

"Clinton will stay in the race... You see, she's never actually lost before. ... I think this is really a difficult process for her to wrap her head around. She was in a little bit of shock, and angry."

Jason Linkins

Stephanopoulos: Clinton Debt 'Far Higher' Than Thought | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

George Stephanopoulos identified the two biggest impediments that the Clinton campaign currently faces in their increasingly improbable hunt for the D...

Tuesday's Biggest Loser: Tim Russert (And All The Other TV Blowhards)

John Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Eskow

For weeks, the Russerts of this world fought desperately to force a narrative onto the American public that they explosively rejected last night.

Are You Taking Notes Now, George?

Stephen Kaus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen Kaus

Stephanopoulos basically presided over a Clinton pep rally. None of the personal issues were raised and George was left sitting in his chair while Hillary paraded around the dais.

Russert-Stephanopoulos Rivalry Mirrors Obama-Clinton Contest

New York Times | JIM RUTENBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It will be a generational battle royal, the younger upstart against the more seasoned warrior who resents the challenge. Senator Barack Obama vs. Sen...

Howard Dean On Fox News Sunday, Dems On Competing Sunday Shows

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michael Calderone reports that Howard Dean will return to Fox News Sunday for the first time since 2003: Fox already snagged both Hillary Clinton and...

Hillary Clinton Town Hall Scheduled For "This Week With George Stephanopoulos"

Politico | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Hillary Clinton will hold a live town hall meeting Sunday on ABC's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos," according to a source....

Shameful Days: Why Won't The Media Pursue the Pentagon Propaganda Scandal?

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

The near-complete blackout on the Pentagon propaganda story, self-imposed by the culpable news organizations, is a despicable abdication of their role as a constitutionally protected check on our government. Read More Probing a Political Paradox: Why the Discredited Right Still Sets the Agenda and Dominates the Debate How is it that the 28 percent of the population that continues to support George W. Bush no matter how many bodies pile up in Iraq, how many jobs disappear overseas, or how high gas prices get, continues to dominate our politics? Read More Watch Arianna On: Good Morning America, 20/20, Charlie Rose, Real Time, The Situation Room, AC 360, CNN's Election Center, and MobLogic TV

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Good morning and welcome to yet another edition of your Sunday Morning liveblog. Today, we have presidential candidate Barack Obama making a long sou...

Jason Linkins

McCain Struggles To Explain Away Hagee Connection In Attempt To Criticize Obama, Ayers | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today on ABC's This Week, John McCain attempted to go on the offensive about Barack Obama's tenuous connection to Weatherman Bill Ayers because that w...

Nico Pitney

Debate Analysis: ABC Asked Most Scandal Questions, Obama Was Clear Target | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama has received the overwhelming majority of scandal questions over the course of the four debates, by a margin of 17 to 4. Clinton has received only four such questions.

Frank Rich: Shoddy! Tawdry! A Televised Train Wreck!

New York Times | Frank Rich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"THE crowd is turning on me," said Charles Gibson, the ABC anchor, when the audience jeered him in the final moments of Wednesday night's face-off bet...

The Leak: John McCain's Stopover In New Orleans

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Karen Dalton-Beninato

The scandal this time is that there's no scandal. The leak John McCain should be addressing in New Orleans is the one at the 17th Street Canal Floodwall, the same one that was leaking before Katrina.

Making Lemonade From Lemons After Debate

Carlotta Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Carlotta Cooper

Obama's politics of change is just a more subtle version of the same. He said the debate was all about "gotcha games" and "slash-and-burn politics." Then he said Clinton "looked in her element" on stage there.

The Pennsylvania Democratic Debate In 1 Minute | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Wednesday night, Philadelphia was home to the 467th Democratic debate of this election year. Didn't see it? Heard it was boring, predictable, irreleva...

Journalists Slam ABC Debate Tactics

The Nation | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We, the undersigned, deplore the conduct of ABC's George Stephanopoulos and Charles Gibson at the Democratic Presidential debate on April 16. The deba...

George Stephanopoulos Defends ABC Debate Peformance

Politico | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Despite criticism, ABC's George Stephanopoulos defended his performance in last night's Democratic debate, which he co-moderated with Charles Gibson. ...

ABC Debate: High Ratings, Critics Give Broadcast Poor Reviews

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"ABC World News with Charles Gibson" featured a segment from correspondent David Wright on the "debate" over last night's debate. The network portraye...

Critic: ABC "Clear Loser" Of Pennsylvania Debate

Washington Post | Tom Shales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When Barack Obama met Hillary Clinton for another televised Democratic candidates' debate last night, it was more than a step forward in the 2008 pres...

Jason Linkins

Stephanopoulos Once Criticized The Tactics He Put To Use In Debate | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABC News' George Stephanopoulos can continue to defend his decision to lead off his debate with an hour's worth of questions that mined the electoral ...

Et Tu, ABC?

Jeffrey Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeffrey Feldman

For months, now, there has been an effort to frame the Democratic front-runner not just as a bad candidate, but as a potential violent threat to the American public.

ABC's Democratic Debate: HuffPost Bloggers Respond

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huffington Post

Jerry and Joe Long: What Passes For Debate: Back in the days of our radio show, our standard name for the media was one taken from Jerry Lewis..."pim...

What If ABC Held a Debate, but Forgot to Show Up?

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert J. Elisberg

This was ABC's old, flimsy history with threadbare sizzle packaged as news. It was a tabloid debate with tabloid questions. Matt Drudge come to life on a respectable stage.

ABC News Discusses The "Debate Over The Debate"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Following what many news outlets and viewers labeled a disaster of a debate, ABC News decided to address its critics by discussing the "debate over th...