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Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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#EndorseThis: Lewandowsi Seeks To Portray Trump As Brexit Expert — Hilariously

The program got heated when Lewandowski clashed with former New York City Council speaker Christine Quinn, who argued that Trump is a selfish, heartless businessman who only looks out for himself.

June 28, 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
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What To Do When The Trump Campaign Is Gaslighting Your Network

Donald Trump’s campaign is rolling out a new strategy to try to tamp down the widespread criticism from the media and his fellow Republicans of Trump’s racist comments about a federal judge: flat-out lie about what he said and why.

June 8, 2016
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Trump Repeats, And Specifies, Racist Rant Against Trump U. Judge

In an interview taped Friday for Sunday morning’s The Lead with Jake Tapper, Donald Trump repeated the racist comments he has made at various campaigns stops this week about the federal judge presiding over two lawsuits filed by former students of Trump University.

June 3, 2016
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#EndorseThis: Trump Lies About Letting Japan Have Nukes, CNN Chyron Fact-Checks Him

Yesterday, CNN stepped their game up yet again. No, it wasn’t a topographical hologram of Donald Trump’s hair plugs. In fact, it was even more important: Fact-checking.

June 3, 2016
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Here’s How The Media Should Fight Trump (It’s Easy!)

These aren’t “gotcha” questions. They’re questions. Anyone who wants to lead the free world should have to answer them.

March 31, 2016
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Trump’s Not Having A Great Week, Slips Big In Wisconsin Poll

A Marquette Law School Poll on Wednesday found Sen. Ted Cruz ahead in the Badger State, with backing from 40 percent of likely voters, compared with 30 percent for Trump and 21 percent for Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

March 30, 2016
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KKK Is A Leftist Organization, According To Die-Hard Trump Supporter

Trump’s candidacy has managed to warp history for some of his supporters.

March 2, 2016
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Rubio, Cruz Go On Attack Against Trump At Debate

Republican rival Marco Rubio attacked front-runner Donald Trump at length for the first time at a debate on Thursday.

February 25, 2016
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Endorse This: Kasich Says ‘Of Course’ — Anybody Would Be Offended By Me!

In his effort to bring this controversy under control, Kasich just couldn’t stop being really awkward about it.

February 23, 2016
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Trump Threatens To Ditch Debate: ‘I’m Not A Fan Of Megyn Kelly’

Trump’s pro-wrestler talk, however, seems like a hint that he might simply be drumming up more ratings for a debate he will indeed attend.

January 25, 2016
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Endorse This: Jeb Can’t Decide — Trump Or Hillary?

“No, I’ve learned not to answer questions. That’s one of the things that you do now in political discourse,” Bush said, letting out a laugh.

December 18, 2015
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Restive Debates About ‘Ruthless Things’ — Fifth GOP Debates Spotlights Terror At Home And Abroad

“We’re talking about ruthless things tonight,” co-moderator Hugh Hewitt said deep in the second debate. Indeed, Rick Santorum kicked off the affair by asserting, “We have entered World War III,” setting the tone for a pair of fractious, grim GOP debates focussed on national security and terrorism.

December 16, 2015
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When Democracy Becomes Must See TV

Is it even possible for a democratic country to govern itself when news becomes “infotainment,” and infotainment news?

December 16, 2015
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Endorse This: Scalia Is Too Racist For Trump

Watch the Republican frontrunner — who has made his own vitriolic remarks about minority groups — talk about how uncomfortable Scalia’s comments made him.

December 14, 2015
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Media Ripped For TV Coverage From Home Of San Bernardino Shooters

As this bizarre scene was playing out live on TV, critics — on Twitter and elsewhere — let out a collective yowl.

December 5, 2015
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Endorse This: Ben Carson Pulls No Punches (Or Did He?)

We’re now at point where a presidential candidate has to defend his honor by insisting he really did try to stab his friend and to bludgeon his mother.

November 6, 2015
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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
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Lindsey Graham Plays The ‘Date, Marry, Make Disappear’ Game

This has got to be one of the most unusual interview questions ever for a presidential candidate.

October 28, 2015
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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
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Lincoln Chafee’s Post-Debate Interview: When Will You Drop Out?

In a truly painful interview Wednesday afternoon on CNN, Wolf Blitzer repeatedly asked Lincoln Chafee an sharply focused set of questions: Why are you still running?

October 14, 2015
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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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Weekend Reader: ‘Killing The Messenger: The Right-Wing Plot To Derail Hillary And Hijack Your Government’

My instincts told me that if we just gave the Hillary email story another poke or two, the whole house of cards would collapse.

October 4, 2015
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Chaffetz: My Graph Wasn’t Misleading!

Chaffetz: “I can understand where people would say that arrows went different directions, but the numbers are accurate.”

October 1, 2015
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