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Justice Thomas' Wife Calls Supreme Court Retirement Report 'Bogus'

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 06.20.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A report suggesting Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas would soon step down has been soundly rejected by Thomas' wife. Ginni Thomas ...

Right-Wing Media Help Discredited Anti-Obama Filmmaker Cry Persecution

Terry Krepel | Posted 04.14.2017 | Media
Terry Krepel

The headline claim of Gilbert's film is that Barack Obama's real father is, in Corsi's words, "the late Communist Party USA propagandist Frank Marshall Davis." That's an argument so fallacious that even the far-right website American Thinker shot that down, dismissing Gilbert as a "hoaxster."

Dreams Becoming Reality

Jackson Richman | Posted 09.18.2016 | Good News
Jackson Richman

Since childhood, I have been interested in journalism and politics. When I was in my early teens, I frequently watched the early local news. Now as a young adult, attending school in Washington, D.C. I can take advantage of a plethora of journalistic opportunities.

No, The Obamacare 'Lie Of The Year' Didn't Just Become True

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Conservative opponents of the Affordable Care Act tried to warn us that it was a government takeover of the health care system. And whil...

Politico's Acquisition of Capital New York Is Scaring the New York Times

Brian LaSorsa | Posted 11.24.2013 | Media
Brian LaSorsa

Attacking outlets like Capital New York for no other reason than being new to industry might be a fun way for the Times to tout its influence today, but it won't be fun when someone else is sitting atop that throne.

Freedom From Fear, Redux

Jim Moore | Posted 10.19.2013 | Politics
Jim Moore

There is almost nothing to which a person aspires that can be gained without compromise. The American people do not need to be made afraid of contrariness, or impassioned dissent, or of cooperation. That is a fear that will surely scuttle our democracy from within.

Ex-President Who Gets The Most Death Threats Laughs Them Off

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

Former President Jimmy Carter, a leader of humanitarian efforts in the three decades since leaving office, has received more death threats than any ot...

Conservative Newspapers Don't Make Money

Terry Krepel | Posted 06.22.2013 | Media
Terry Krepel

History shows that if conservative papers weren't subsidized by deep-pocketed owners, they would fail in a free market. By contrast, at least until the current paradigm shift from print to online, newspapers dismissed as "liberal" had generally been thriving -- many of them under publicly owned companies.

LOOK: Collection Of Odd 'Examiner' Front Page Juxtapositions

Posted 09.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Some people, like DCist's Martin Austermuhle, found the Washington Examiner's Thursday front page a little jarring: An article by tra...

Michael Calderone

Romney Woos Conservative Media In Private Meeting | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.03.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- In an effort to reach out to conservative media, presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney and wife Ann met for two hours Wednesday with ...

GOP Senator: 'Political Mischief' Of Federal Program Is 'Wrong'

Washington Examiner | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

There are two kinds of companies who receive corporate welfare from Washington: successful businesses that don’t need it, and unsuccessful companies...

Conservative Paper: 'We Have Lost Our Samuel Adams'

Posted 03.02.2012 | Media

It was the kind of news that shocks in the most abrupt way possible — crashing into the daily routine without warning, hovering for a while just bey...

Michael Calderone

Message To Young Conservatives: Pursue Journalism | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.13.2012 | Media

WASHINGTON -- While Republican candidates score points slamming the media from the stump, prominent conservatives, gathered in Washington D.C. for the...

Liberating Inner City Teachers

John Thompson | Posted 12.23.2011 | Education
John Thompson

A truly brilliant idea for fixing America's inner city schools has come out of Washington. Kwame Brown seeks to recruit top teachers to low performing schools by freeing them for two or three years from the district's oppressive IMPACT evaluation system.

Jason Linkins

Slight Uptick In Pedestrian Deaths Is Apparently Michelle Obama's Fault [UPDATE] | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Daily Caller's Amanda Carey is pretty sure that a tiny uptick in pedestrian deaths all stems from that time Michelle Obama urged children, "Let's Move!" as though she meant, "Let's move right in front of some moving cars!"

Have Republicans Changed Their Minds About Obama's Tucson Speech?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danny Groner

Despite the seeming cohesion across party lines, some GOP opinion makers expressed opposition to the president's national address at the Tucson memorial. Here's a sampling.

Jason Linkins

Washington Examiner: 'Obama Disses White Guys' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The oft-rumored "Whitey tape" has surfaced in the form of a video of Pres. Obama attempting to get some vital portions of the coalition that put him in office in 2008 to maybe get interested in voting again in 2010.

Jason Linkins

Dan Froomkin's Firing Leaves Post With Glut Of Neocons | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

So, now that Dan Froomkin's been fired, what's the Washington Post looking like today? I think that Glenn Greenwald neatly sums it up: --Neocon Char...

Right-Wing Media Won't Concede Obama-Chrysler Dealer Conspiracy Is Bogus

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

Right-wing bloggers were abuzz last week with news of its conspiracy du jour: that the Obama administration is targeting Chrysler dealers for closure whose owners have donated to Republicans.

Michael Barone Moves To Washington Examiner

Washington Independent | David Weigel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Michael Barone, longtime political number-cruncher (his Almanac of American Politics was first published in 1972) and increasingly conservative pundit...

Byron York Leaving National Review

National Review | Byron York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I have some news to share with you, and it is that I have decided to leave National Review. Starting next Monday, I will be the chief political corre...

Jason Linkins

Byron York Leaves National Review For Examiner, And Why It Matters | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I think this is a big loss for the National Review. York has long been a major figure among conservative writers, and he takes with him an outstanding, full-spectrum career in political journalism.