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Mike Pence Uses Bogus Numbers To Raise "Tax Hike" Alarm (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Media Monitor Susan flags a segment from this afternoon's coverage on MSNBC. In it, Congressman Mike Pence (R-Ind.) appeared, holding forth with Andr...

McAuliffe Wins One for the "Farm Team": VA Debates

Mike Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Smith

Former DNC Chairman and Democratic Party activist Terry McAuliffe killed with kindness the opponents for the June 9 Virginia Dem Primary.

Jason Linkins

Chuck Todd Depicts Support For Torture Investigations As Outside-The-Mainstream Phenomenon | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I really have to object with the way Chuck Todd is characterizing the underlying public pressure that's being brought to bear on President Obama and t...

Jason Linkins

Obama-Free Gridiron Dinner: Media Elite Celebrate The Downfall Of America | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Over the weekend, President Obama skipped out on the annual Gridiron Dinner, a move that has garnered him criticism, but for which he deserves mad kudos.

Meet The Real Press

Stu Kreisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stu Kreisman

The fourth estate has abdicated its responsibilities to Stewart, Letterman, Olbermann, Maddow, Campbell Brown and the bloggers on the internet.

Limbaugh Dubs Mitchell A "Butt Boy"

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On MSNBC Wednesday, Andrea Mitchell agreed with Barney Frank that the press contributed to President Obama's staffing difficulties with "gotcha" journ...

Andrea Mitchell: "We Plead Guilty" To "Gotcha" Journalism On Obama Administration (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Andrea Mitchell conceded Wednesday that the media is partially to blame for President Obama's staffing difficulties by contributing to a 'gotcha journ...

What One Learns from Politicos Who Watch Movies...

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Steve Clemons

Lindsey Graham hosted a movie night a couple of years ago and his selection was Seven Days in May. Other hosts were Jane Harman and Susan Collins who picked Thelma and Louise.

Andrea Mitchell, Gay Icon?

New York Observer | John Koblin and Zach Woolfe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Was there something about Andrea Mitchell that melted the gay man's hardened heart? Sure, there's Rachel Maddow and that wry smile, there's Anderson ...

"Meet The Press" Successor To Be Named Soon, Short List Includes Gregory, Ifill, Mitchell, Todd

Los Angeles Times | Matea Gold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC executives are closing in on a decision about who will take over "Meet the Press," its venerable Sunday morning political talk show, with the anno...

Rahm Emanuel Roasts Stephen Colbert

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House chief of staff-designate Rahm Emanuel took some time off from the transition Friday night to hurl barbs at his longtime pseudo-nemesis Ste...

Steve Capus: "Pretty Easy Balancing Act" For Andrea Mitchell's Coverage Of Financial Crisis

New York Times | Brian Stelter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Alan Greenspan's name has come up dozens of times on MSNBC in the last month, but never during the 1 p.m. hour. That's the hour anchored by Andrea Mit...

Sam Stein

Report: Gingrich Stabbed Boehner In Back, Whipped GOP Opposition To Bailout | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich was working aggressively behind the scenes to defeat the Wall Street rescue plan minutes before he himself released...

NBC: Andrea Mitchell Can Report On Bailout Politics But Can't Analyze Bailout Because Of Greenspan

New York Post | Don Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Andrea Mitchell - the wife of former Fed chairman Alan Greenspan, who is being blamed daily for the economic meltdown - and her marriage are raising q...

Nico Pitney

Andrea Mitchell Compares McCain Press Treatment To North Korea, Syria | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tonight on the Rachel Maddow Show, NBC's Andrea Mitchell drew a line between the McCain campaign's unprecedented avoidance of the press and the restri...

Journalists of America--Your Country Needs You Now!

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Larry Gellman

You remember journalists. They were the reporters and analysts who used to make sure that stories were true before they published or went on the air with them.

The Fiorina Follies: With Surrogates Like This, Who Needs Enemies?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

McCain's insistence that the economy is strong should be the nail in his political coffin for anyone still doubting just how out-of-touch he is with the financial anxieties of average Americans.

Andrea Mitchell Attacked By RNC Balloons (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Immediately following John McCain's speech on Thursday night at the RNC, NBC's Andrea Mitchell was attacked by falling balloons while on the floor of...

Jason Linkins

Carly Fiorina Accuses Democrats Of Allowing Sexism | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Earlier this afternoon, McCain surrogate Carly Fiorina did a brief sit down with MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell, in which the two discussed the coverage of v...

McCain Thinks the Media is Out to Get Him...Try Not to Laugh

Paul Waldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Paul Waldman

Many journalists decided long ago that McCain is just different from other politicians. They declare McCain innocent of all sins associated with other members of his profession, no matter how often he commits them.

Why Does the Media and the American Public Allow McCain to Ignore the Facts with No Consequences?

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

If Britney or Paris were to claim they were virgins, the media and public would go into apoplexy, but McCain can be equally dishonest about important policy issues, and virtually nobody says a word.

Senator John Complain

Eric Schmeltzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Schmeltzer

The fact still is that Senator McCain and his campaign lied to a pastor, by agreeing to rules and breaking them, and not telling him until after the fact.

Not a Good Sunday for Women

Adele Stan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adele Stan

I'll be surprised if McCain doesn't pick a woman. I've long speculated before that such a move would make good sense as McCain seeks to appeal to swing voters.

Jason Linkins

Andrea Mitchell Leads Media Pushback On McCain Ad | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sometimes, what gets lost amid all the hootenanny over which candidate the media is "in love" with is that there's no real evidence that anyone benefi...

A Big Slip of Chris Matthews' Quick Tongue

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Carol Felsenthal

Matthews audibly groaned when he slipped, meaning to say that a tape came out of the Osama HQ just before the election in 2004 had hurt Kerry and helped Bush -- but saying, instead, "Obama."