Sinclair Broadcast Group denied Monday that it gave favorable coverage to Donald Trump's campaign on its local news programs in exchange for access, calling recent reports about its presidential election coverage "misleading" and saying it offered the same opportunities to both major candidates.
The two leading Democratic candidates running for Maryland's open Senate seat continue to battle over Social Security, using four-year-old ambiguous quotes as weapons in an effort to convince voters that the other candidate isn't committed to the program.
It might be too much to think that progressive activists and intellectuals would demobilize after such a "Mission Accomplished" moment. But a reasonable person might expect social justice warriors to at least take the weekend off to celebrate. But no. Within hours of the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage decision, Politico ran a call to arms titled "It's Time to Legalize Polygamy."
George Stephanopoulos now has zero credibility on politics. And if ABC News lets its chief anchor and political correspondent anywhere near the 2016 presidential campaign, it will have less than zero credibility or journalistic integrity.
The problems plaguing the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange have exposed the cheap facade of Mr. O'Malley's presidential pitch: that he is the "data driven," "results oriented" leader who gets things done. In a 2013 Politico article titled "Martin O'Malley wants to be Mr. Fix It," O'Malley said, "we're not arguing for bigger government. We're arguing for more effective government, and also smarter investments."
In the original, 1990's British version of House of Cards, Francis Urquhart is a conservative ideological extremist who rises through the political ranks by defeating one starry-eyed opponent after another. The American version — the second season of which is set to launch on Netflix Friday — is considerably different. For one thing, the House majority whip Francis Underwood (Kevin Spacey) may nominally be a blue-dog Democrat from South Carolina, but he is as free of ideology as it's
Feminists are wrong to say that Michelle Obama has not been active in policy. Just because her policy activism has more to do with children — and less to do with abortion rights and birth control access and paycheck fairness — does not mean she has been a retro throwback to the Mamie Eisenhower era
Two LGBT activists were reportedly each fined about $120 for holding a banner reading "Gay propaganda does not exist. People do not become gay, people are born gay" while demonstrating near of a children's library in a coastal Russian city.
In a public appearance in Baltimore on Thursday, National Security Agency director Keith Alexander forcefully defended surveillance methods that have come under scrutiny this year but acknowledged that some of them may need adjustments.
There's bad journalism, and then, there is bad online, show-biz journalism, which is in a class by itself when it comes to laziness, lack of fact-checking and flatout hack-ocity (I know that's not a word, but it speaks to my anger at the moment).
Dennis Rodman is back from a rather foggy Asia visit, Google is remembering a civil rights campaigner, and Mitt Romney wishes he were president. Welcome to your post-weekend online trends report for Monday, March 4.
Good morning it's December 7th and, yes, it's still a day that will live in infamy. Seventy-one years later, Pearl Harbor is attracting a fair amount of search traffic on the Internet. Things should pick up photo wise as remembrances get under way in Hawaii later this morning.