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Newspaper Endorsements

Chicago Sun-Times Editorial Board On Trump: The GOP Should 'Drop Him Cold'

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 10.11.2016 | Politics

The Chicago Sun-Times editorial board on Sunday shamed GOP leaders for their response to the graphic video of Republican presidential nominee Donald T...

Most Americans Don't Think Newspapers Should Make Endorsements

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.06.2016 | Politics

If newspaper endorsements counted as presidential votes, Hillary Clinton would be winning in a landslide. Thus far, Mother Jones reports, none of the ...

After 148 Years, The San Diego Union-Tribune Endorses A Democrat For President

The Huffington Post | Emily Tate | Posted 10.02.2016 | Politics

The historically conservative San Diego Union-Tribune has endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton over her “vengeful, dishonest and...

Conservative Newspaper Editorial Boards Line Up Behind Clinton

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.30.2016 | Media

NEW YORK ― The Arizona Republic’s editorial board didn’t struggle much with the decision to break with more than 120 years of tradition. “In...

For The First Time In Its 126-Year History, This Newspaper Endorsed A Democrat

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 12.19.2016 | Media

The Arizona Republic has only endorsed Republican candidates for president in its 126-year history. But this year is different, the paper’s editori...

New York Post Lobs GOP Endorsement To Donald Trump, Because ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.15.2016 | Politics

The New York Post on Thursday endorsed GOP front-runner Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination. The tabloid's editorial board cited t...

Star-Ledger Editor Throws Shade On NH Paper's Christie Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.01.2015 | Media

If you were doing anything that even closely resembled "having a life" over the Thanksgiving Day weekend, you might have missed the news that the New ...

Jason Linkins

Joni Ernst And The Shifting Politics Of Avoidance | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

Joni Ernst, an Iowa state senator and the GOP candidate for Iowa's open U.S. Senate seat, stirred a lot of emotions Thursday, after she bailed on a nu...

Republican Gets Major Newspaper Endorsement In Tossup Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics

In what could be a big boost to his Senate bid, Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) received the Denver Post editorial board's endorsement Friday in a race th...

Jason Linkins

Huff Post List Has Got Those End Of The Campaign Last-Minute Freak-Out Blues | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

It’s official. We’ve got just a few hours left until Election Day is in the books, which can only mean one thing. Everybody freak out. There could...

Why An Expected Romney Boost Failed To Materialize

Howard Fineman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Howard Fineman

WASHINGTON -- A week ago, The Des Moines Register surprised the political world by endorsing Mitt Romney for president, the first time the storied Iow...

In Praise of Newspaper Endorsements

John T. Woolley | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics
John T. Woolley

The "smart" view of newspaper endorsements is that they are an ineffectual relic of a bygone era. But we should welcome and promote editorial endorsements.

Newspaper Endorsements Stack Up For Obama, Romney

The Huffington Post | Janell Ross | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics

While many media observers question the import of newspaper endorsements, editorial boards at most of the nation's major dailies continue to formally ...

Swing State Paper Dumps Obama For Romney

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel, supporters of then-Sen. Barack Obama's candidacy in 2008, announced its endorsement of GOP presidential candidate Mitt...

New Yorker Announces Presidential Endorsement

Posted 10.22.2012 | Media

The New Yorker announced its endorsement for President Barack Obama ahead of the 2012 general election. The magazine's editors opened their article...

2012 Newspaper Endorsements

Posted 10.22.2012 | Media

As the Nov. 6 election draws closer, newspapers around the country are printing official candidate endorsements. The American Presidency Project t...

Battleground State Newspaper Dumps Obama For Romney

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

Four years after throwing its support behind then-presidential candidate Barack Obama, the Orlando Sentinel is saying it's time to change course. I...

Influential New York Newspaper Endorses Romney

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

The New York Observer, an influential weekly newspaper covering Manhattan media, politics, real estate, and culture, endorsed Republican presidential ...

Michael Calderone

Can Romney Win Over Newspapers That Backed Obama in '08? | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.14.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- The Des Moines Register endorsed President Barack Obama in the 2008 election and, given the paper's left-leaning editorial board, could be...

To Endorse, Or Not to Endorse

Tracy Baim | Posted 05.12.2012 | Media
Tracy Baim

I don't think there is any correct answer to the question of whether a newspaper should endorse a candidate, but let me tell you why we at Windy City Times do not endorse in any elections.

Mitt Romney Wins The Endorsement Of Largest Newspaper In Alabama

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

With less than a week before the Alabama primary, Mitt Romney has won the endorsement of the Birmingham News, the state's largest newspaper. The edito...

Tribune Defends Candidate Endorsements, After Sun-Times Ducks Out

Posted 01.24.2012 | Chicago

The Chicago Tribune on Tuesday published an editorial stating that, despite the Sun-Times' Monday announcement that they would cease making candidate ...

Raymond A. Figueroa: County Assessor Candidate Injured In Fight, Endorsed The Next Day

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former judge and Democratic Cook County Assessor candidate Raymond A. Figueroa was hurt in a fight outside his home Tuesday night, before landing the ...

Anchorage Daily News Endorses Obama

Anchorage Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Alaska enters its 50th-anniversary year in the glow of an improbable and highly memorable event: the nomination of Gov. Sarah Palin as the Republican ...

Battle for the West: McCain Says He's Still Fighting in Colorado

Ryan Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ryan Rivera

McCain operatives say rumors of their candidate's departure from the Centennial State are greatly exaggerated. CNN's John King reported on Monday that...