Team Clinton Scolds the New York Times

By |July 31st, 2015|

Team Clinton takes on New York Times "criminal inquiry" reporting that's been roundly repudiated. By Barbara Kinney for Hillary for America I appreciate the fact that both you and the Public Editor have sought to publicly explain how this error could have been made. But we remain perplexed by the Times' slowness to acknowledge [...]

Bloomberg’s Halperin and Heilemann Pump for Trump

By |July 31st, 2015|

Halperin and Heilemann pump from Donald Trump.photo via Instagram While most controversy tied to the show has focused on Bloomberg Politics impresario Mark Halperin, DeBurro further alleged that interviewer Heilemann, Halperin's co-host, pumped them to think of positive things to say about Trump which could then be edited together into a Trump fawn-a-thon..." [...]

Obama Goes Lyndon Johnson on Democrats Over Iran Deal

By |July 31st, 2015|

Obama pitches Democrats on Iran Deal, allows parole of Jonathan Pollard for Israel.President Barack Obama talks with Jon Stewart between segments of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart in New York, N.Y., July 21, 2105. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) “He is very engaged on this issue … and it was [...]

Trump at 20%, Leading Jeb by 7 in National Polling

By |July 30th, 2015|

Trump at 20% in national polling, leading all other Republicans. Trump's 20 percent is the largest tally for a Republican contender in any national poll by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University. Behind Trump are Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker with 13 percent and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush with 10 percent. No other Republican [...]

Fetal Tissue Used By Scientists Since 1930s and Nobel in 1954 for Polio Vaccine *Updated*

By |July 29th, 2015|

Fetal tissue has been used in science since the 1930s and the Nobel in 1954. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is fast-tracking a bill to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood, after senators huddled in his office Tuesday to work out the details of a bill. [The Hill] REPUBLICANS found another [...]

Tom Brady on Facebook: “I Did Nothing Wrong”

By |July 29th, 2015|

Tom Brady takes to Facebook. (full statement) Although Brady didn’t specifically say so, his next step will be to go to court to attempt to have his suspension overturned. This battle isn’t over, and Brady doesn’t sound ready to give up the fight. [NBCSports] TAKING TO Facebook, Tom Brady responds to the NFL's [...]

New York Times and Hillary Clinton, “To Put It Mildly, A Mess”

By |July 28th, 2015|

New York Times and Hillary Clinton, it's over.photo By Barbara Kinney for Hillary for America WELL, WASN'T that fun? After announcing in a headline, “Criminal Inquiry Sought in Hillary Clinton’s Use of Email,” the public editor said it was, "to put it mildly, a mess." Yet they still put the blame at the sources, [...]

Cosby Accusers Unite for New York Magazine

By |July 27th, 2015|

Cosby accusers on New York Mag cover. "All 35 were interviewed separately, and yet their stories have remarkable similarities, in everything from their descriptions of the incidents to the way they felt in the aftermath. Each story is awful in its own right. But the horror is multiplied by the sheer volume of [...]

Huckabee’s “Oven” Comment Slammed by Obama in Ethiopia

By |July 27th, 2015|

Mike Huckabee's "oven" comment gets push back from Pres. Obama. President Barack Obama greets embassy staff and their families during a meet and greet at the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, July 25, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) “This president’s foreign policy is the most feckless in American history. It [...]

Marco Rubio, Absent Senator

By |July 27th, 2015|

Marco Rubio, absent senator running for president. In the days after Osama bin Laden was killed in 2011, Rubio missed Foreign Relations hearings at which policy experts testified about the way forward in Afghanistan and Pakistan. [Politico] WHAT DO Senators Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz and Lindsay Graham have in common? They're all Republicans [...]