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CNBC's Debate Dud and Other Worthy News Fripperies

Tom Alderman | Posted 11.09.2016 | Media
Tom Alderman

Suggested Variety Headline: "CNBC Debate Dud" -- but for some of the candidates, the NBC business channel's inept handling of the October presidential...

GOP Candidates and "Gotcha": 'Please Don't Hold Us Accountable For Our Outrageous Behavior!'

Andy Ostroy | Posted 11.04.2016 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Wah, wah, wah! That's the collective whining of Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus and several GOP presidential candidates complaining of unfair, biased, mean-spirited debate moderators and their "gotcha" questions.

'Jeb!' Becomes 'Jeb?' -- Can Rubio and Ryan Revive the GOP?

Mark Green | Posted 11.01.2016 | Politics
Mark Green

2014-02-03-BothSidesNowLogoPlaincolhirescopy1.jpgShrum and Matalin debate likelihood that a lackluster Jeb can recover and whether the candidates' anti-media attacks are shrewd though stupid. Both laud Boehner for getting the budget done in way that helps Ryan yet allows GOP presidential candidates to balk without consequence.

Ignore All The Spin You're Hearing About Wednesday's Debate

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 10.29.2015 | Politics

Lots of people seem to think the dominant storylines about Wednesday night’s Republican primary debate are Marco Rubio’s smooth delivery, Jeb Bush...

CNBC Reporter Hammers Ted Cruz: Why Should Anyone Believe What You Say?

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 04.09.2015 | Media

CNBC reporter John Harwood called out Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) for a number of statements he's made that appear to be factually incorrect. Harwood r...

The New York Times Uncovers Conservative Attacks and Then Prints One; Both Are on the Front Page

George Lakoff | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media
George Lakoff

The NY Times has many virtues and some important flaws. Both were evident on the paper's front page this week and there is a lot to be learned by what did and did not appear there.

And Then the Candidate Said, "Oops"

Shelley Ross | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics
Shelley Ross

There was a game-changing moment for one candidate in last night's Republican debate on CNBC and it wasn't Herman Cain, who must be so relieved that someone else will be the brunt of political jokes in the next news cycle.

Michael Calderone

Who'll Get The New York Times' Top Washington Job? | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.08.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- At 5 p.m. on Monday afternoon, New York Times staffers in the paper's Washington bureau gathered to toast outgoing bureau chief Dean Baque...

William Alden

Obama: Reforms, Economy Are 'Moving In The Right Direction' | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a town hall discussion broadcast live on CNBC Monday, President Barack Obama said the country's economy is "moving in the right direction" -- even ...

Sam Stein

Bloggers Furious At White House For Anonymous Ridicule | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Progressive bloggers were in an uproar Sunday night after a White House "adviser," speaking on condition of anonymity, urged them to "take off their p...

O'Donnell: Health Care Bill Will 'Give Liberalism A Very Bad Name' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Tuesday, Lawrence O'Donnell pushed back against those who say that liberal pressure on Congress to pass a better health care ...

NBC Reporter: Obama White House Views Gay Rights Protesters As 'Internet Left Fringe' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The White House believes protesters at Sunday's gay rights march in D.C. are part of the "internet left fringe," according to CNBC's Chief Washington ...

John Harwood To Liberals: 'Lay Off The Hallucinogenic Drugs' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Progressives are still debating whether the Senate health care bill will do more harm than good. And both public officials and prominent observers are...

Jason Linkins

Kid Reporter Damon Weaver Returns To DC For Award Ceremony | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Good news for people who like news about eleven-year old journalist wunderkind Damon Weaver! The Florida native will be making a return journey with ...

Nico Pitney

Harwood: Senior GOP Congressman Says McCain Has "Basically Lost" | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John Harwood of the New York Times and CNBC relays some grim news for Republicans tonight on MSNBC: Look, I talked to a senior Republican member of C...

Energy for Dummies: The GOP's Secret Weapon Is A Clueless Media

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Fiderer

Nuclear reactors and oil are both types of energy, just as apples and vodka both types of calories. No one in the real world considers one to be an economic substitute for the other.

Fox News' Sly Distortion Of Obama On Gas Prices

MOMocrats | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

FOX Watch: MOMocrat Jaelithe throws a wrench into the typical Fox News spin cycle, reporting on a sly distortion of a statement made by Barack Obama on the high price of gas.

The Bipartisanship Scam

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

The public's "hunger for change" is not caused by a lack of bipartisanship. It might have something to do with the Iraq war, the sputtering economy, the price of gas, and the way the Bush administration has systematically abandoned the moral high ground.

New York Times, MSNBC Team Up For Special Primary Edition

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The New York Times and MSNBC are teaming up to deliver a special series of cable shows hosted by John Harwood and featuring several Times staffers, th...