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Why those CNN political panels always sound the same

#EndorseThis: Why Those CNN Election Panels Sounded So…Repetitive

CNN made obscene amounts of money from its coverage of the 2016 presidential election, but not because its political journalism was original, creative, or enlightening.

November 21, 2016
Michelle Obama speaks out against Trump's comments

And Then Michelle Obama Showed Up

Michelle Obama is the face and the voice of the new political spouse. She’s using all of her power to help other women lay claim to their own, and she is going to help elect the first woman to be president of the United States.

October 21, 2016
Chris Wallace interviews Donald Trump on Fox News.Chris Wallace interviews Donald Trump on Fox News.

Now, More Than Ever, Chris Wallace Is The Wrong Person To Moderate Final Debate

Wallace’s selection as moderator has always been riddled with conflicts. The fact that Trump now essentially refuses to come out from behind the Fox News curtain, while serious allegations of Trump wrongdoing mount, makes Wallace’s moderator role even more problematic.

October 18, 2016
Melania Trump sits down with CNN television host Anderson Cooper

Melania Trump Calls Taped Comments By Donald Trump ‘Boy Talk’

Melania Trump rose to her husband’s defense, describing lewd comments as “boy talk” and claiming Trump was “egged on” by Billy Bush.

October 17, 2016
U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign rally in Kissimmee, Florida, U.S. August 8, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Keane

First Debate: Fairly Or Not, Media Pressure Is On Clinton

Donald Trump has never participated in a one-on-one presidential debate. Hillary Clinton has been in 10 of them. Yet it’s Clinton, not Trump, who is under the most pressure when the two presidential candidates face off Monday night in New York.

September 25, 2016
Republican U.S. Presidential candidate Donald Trump shakes hands with CNN anchor Anderson Cooper at the CNN Town Hall at Riverside Theater in Milwaukee, Wisconsin March 29, 2016. REUTERS/Ben Brewer

Organizers Name TV Journalists To Moderate Presidential Debates

Journalists from NBC, ABC, CNN and Fox News will moderate the three scheduled debates between U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump ahead of the Nov. 8 election, the nonpartisan group organizing the events said on Friday.

September 2, 2016
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#EndorseThis: In Anderson Cooper Interview, Trump Improvises Immigration Stance

Reporting on Donald Trump’s attitude toward undocumented immigrants of late has felt like a slow-motion car wreck: In the course of a week, he has managed to alienate his newly-famous “alt-right,” nativist base while at the same time failing to meaningfully reach out to anyone who might otherwise have been repulsed by his ideas.

August 26, 2016
Corey Lewandowski appears on CNN's "OutFront" to comment on the Republican nominee's potential VP choices.

Are Networks Being Fully Forthcoming About Their Campaign-Paid Contributors?

It’s not just CNN: multiple networks seem to be deliberately keeping viewers in the dark about the true ties between their contributors and major campaigns.

August 25, 2016
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Anderson Cooper Honors Orlando Victims By Sharing Details Of Their Lives

“We’re going to try to keep the focus where we think it belongs – the people whose lives were cut short.” said the CNN anchor, who became visibly emotional and teared up several times while reading the names.

June 14, 2016
U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump holds up a signed pledge during a press availability at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York September 3, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Trump, Cruz, Kasich Tear Up Their Pledge To Support GOP Nominee

“I have been treated very unfairly,” the real estate mogul said, singling out the Republican National Committee and the GOP establishment.

March 30, 2016
TrumpAndBook

Only Softballs? Transcript Shows Trump Lied About Democratic Debate

Not only did CNN’s Anderson Cooper pose several tough questions to Clinton, from the very beginning of the debate, but he seized every chance to pillory Hillary in framing questions he put to the other candidates. (And he did ask her — and the others — about the damned emails.)

November 3, 2015
U.S. Democratic presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talk before the start of the first official Democratic candidates debate of the 2016 presidential campaign in Las Vegas

Democrats Have Become The Party Of ‘Normal’

How gratifying to hear a leading presidential candidate sound like a normal American and not get punished for it. Newt Gingrich once called Democrats “the enemy of normal Americans.” Who’s looking normal now?

October 15, 2015
Democratic U.S. presidential candidates pose before the start of the first official Democratic candidates debate of the 2016 presidential campaign in Las Vegas

At First Debate Democrats Clash (Gently) Over Who Can Be The Most Pragmatic Progressive

Even when the Democratic candidates disagreed, the first debate was largely an appeal to pragmatism, conciliation, and — for the most part — unapologetically progressive principles.

October 14, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: ‘Ferguson Fatigue’

Larry Wilmore looked at the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, one year after the police shooting death of African-American teenager Michael Brown — and how everything is still the same.

August 12, 2015
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Endorse This: Louie ‘Terror Babies’ Gohmert For Speaker!

For us, Louie Gohmert will always be the man who warned about an insidious plot to have babies born in America, then get raised abroad and come back here as terrorists 20 to 30 years later.

January 5, 2015