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Enough With The Fox News Celebrities Running For President

Enough With The Fox News Celebrities Running For President

Given that I write about politics for a living my friends and family are often keen to ask me what I think of how the presidential race is shaping up. Can Hillary Clinton win? Who will Republicans pick from among their ever-growing cast of potential candidates? They’re often surprised to hear me express ambivalence about

It Got Fixed: Tens Of Thousands On Hold Because HealthCare.Gov Can't Fix Enrollment Errors

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com “It got fixed,” President Barack Obama told Bill O’Reilly of HealthCare.gov in their pre-Super Bowl interview. “Now it’s working the way it’s supposed to.” Some might find that hard to believe for any number of reasons, not the least of which is this report from the Washington Post today

Obama's Justice Department Spied On Fox News Reporter In 2010

In 2009 the Obama administration was at war with Fox News, up to and including trying to exclude the top-of-the-ratings cable network from pool reports, something that only ended with other members of the White House press corps objected. But now it comes to light that in 2010, while investigating leaks at the State Department,

From The Left: Key to Obama Surviving Scandals, Let Republicans Be Republicans

It has not been a particularly good week for our President. For the past six years or so, the President and his supporters have been under constant siege from the right. They talked about his birth certificate, his college records, his family trips, about fast and furious, Black Panther-gate and so many other so-called “scandals.”

Since The Election, MSNBC Has Fallen Back To Fourth Place In The Ratings

Election season was very good to MSNBC in terms of ratings, pushing the network up to second place where they were nipping at the heels of Fox News. But since the election things have been quite a bit slower for the network. At Mediaite, Joe Concha attributes the hyper-partisan network’s decline to being positioned to

Fox News Reports Far More News Than MSNBC

According to a Pew study, CNN and Fox News are pretty close in their commentary-to-straight-news ratio. MSNBC, on the other hand, is almost entirely commentary and opinion. This runs a bit contrary to common perception (including my own).  I’ve always seen Fox News and MSNBC as mirror images of one another at opposite sides of

Pelosi: "It's Almost A False Argument To Say We Have A Spending Problem"

“It is almost a false argument to say we have a spending problem,” Rep. Nancy Pelosi told Fox News’s Chris Wallace today. “We have a budget deficit problem that we have to address.” She also said that “tax subsidies” should be targeted for cuts rather than spending programs. And by “tax subsidies” what Pelosi means