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Debate Moderator Apologizes to Scott Brown After Falsely Correcting His Geography

6 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

Last night, a debate moderator was forced to apologize to former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown, after the GOP candidate proved that he, in fact, did know something about New Hampshire, which he now hopes to represent in the Senate.

Anti-Gay Marriage Group Endorses Incumbent Dem Because GOP Candidate Is Gay

18 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

Some conservative organizations loathe the concept of same-sex marriage so much they are willing to endorse a liberal Democrat in order to prevent a gay Republican from ever taking office. Such is the case with the National Organization for Marriage (NOM), the non-profit dedicated to making sure gay people don't marry each other or adopt children.

Sen. Landrieu’s GOP Opponent Fires Back: ‘We’re Not Racist, We Just Have Common Sense’

28 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

Sen. Mary Landrieu's Republican opponent in her re-election fight fired back last night at her claim that the South is not the "friendliest place to African-Americans," and can be a hostile environment for women as well.

Lindsey Graham Walks Back His ‘White Men’ Joke

35 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

In a statement, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) tried to play off a joke he made at a private, all-male dinner as totally un-serious and not-racist, that joke being: "If I get to be president, white men who are in male-only clubs are going to do great in my presidency."

Rachel Maddow Apologizes for Offending Her Viewers’ Sensibilities

39 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow took the time last night to apologize to her viewers for offending them; not over anything political or factual, but over their decorative sensibilities.

Colbert Announces Date of Final Show

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

Last night, Stephen Colbert announced that the final date of his show would be December 18th -- a sad piece of news, but another incentive to buy a copy of his book, America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't. (Now in paperback!)

Stewart: Dems Trying to Flip Texas Are Like Straight Guys Hitting on Lesbians

10 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Jon Stewart kicked off The Daily Show's last night in Texas by addressing Democratic hopes that the red state is turning blue, which, well not to give anything away, but probably not.

8-Year-Old Girl Tells Candidates to Knock It Off with Negative Ads

11 hours agoNews : Mediaite

A North Carolina third-grader wrote letters to both Senate candidates, incumbent Democrat Kay Hagan and Republican Thom Tillis, telling both of them off for running so many negative ads against each other.

Marine Dad Banned from School After Complaining About Islam Homework

12 hours agoNews : Mediaite

A veteran of the Marines got upset over his daughter's high school assigning homework about the tenets of the Muslim religion and complained to the school. His complaint got him banned from school property.

Conservative Radio Host: College Rape Culture ‘Is a Gargantuan Lie’

12 hours agoNews : Mediaite

During a GOP rally for Governor Rick Scott, nationally syndicated radio host Dennis Prager decided to talk a little about the "war on women" -- specifically saying that “it’s a gargantuan lie to get votes" -- and then went a little further.

Dem. Senator: The South Not ‘Friendliest Place for African-Americans’

12 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Senator Mary Landrieu told NBC's Chuck Todd today that President Obama is having a hard time in her state because the South isn't exactly the friendliest place to African-Americans.

Ingraham: CBS Never Objected to Attkisson on My Show Until Fast & Furious

12 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Laura Ingraham joined Bill O'Reilly tonight to address Sharyl Attkisson's claim that CBS prevented her and any other reporters from appearing on Ingraham's radio show.

O’Reilly: ‘The White Republican Power Structure Is Afraid of Black Americans’

13 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Bill O'Reilly talked about racial politics with Tavis Smiley tonight and said Republicans don't reach out more to the black community because the truth is they're just "afraid" of them.

Science Writer Sues American Hustle over That Microwave Scene

14 hours agoNews : Mediaite

A science writer who used to work for The New Yorker is reportedly filing a lawsuit against the producers of the movie American Hustle for, he alleges, grossly misrepresenting an article he wrote about microwaves and food.

Chris Matthews: Rand Paul ‘Sounds Like a 14-Year-Old’

14 hours agoNews : Mediaite

MSNBC's Chris Matthews had some thoughts he wanted to share Thursday about remarks Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) made earlier today in which he said Republican Party's brand "sucks" and that the GOP has been doing a "crappy job" reaching out the African-Americans. And he also compared the Republicans to Domino's Pizza.

Cruz: If GOP Runs Another Romney or McCain, Hillary Will Win

15 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Senator Ted Cruz was on CNBC this morning and talked about the GOP's electoral chances. One thing Cruz knows for certain? Running another John McCain or Mitt Romney would be a huge mistake for the Republican Party.

Suspected Cop Killer Eric Frein Arrested After Weeks-Long Manhunt

15 hours agoNews : Mediaite

After seven weeks on the run, Eric Frein has finally been caught and arrested by Pennsylvania State Police for killing Corporal Byron Dickson and wounding trooper Alex T. Douglass.

‘How Dare You!’: GOP Candidate’s Wife Fires Back at Cuomo’s Attack Ads

15 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) has a double-digit lead over his Republican challenger, Rob Astorino, heading into Election Day next Tuesday. But that hasn't stopped the incumbent from keeping the attack ads going strong. This week, the...Show More Summary

Wednesday Cable Ratings: Maddow Last in Primetime Demo for CNN, Fox, MSNBC

15 hours agoNews : Mediaite

The Rachel Maddow Show was the only primetime program that fell below 100K viewers in the 25-54 demo Wednesday night across Fox News, CNN and MSNBC, drawing just 87K during the 9 p.m. hour. Fox's The O'Reilly Factor was #1 in the primetime demo with 488K viewers.

Halloween Display Taken Down After Complaints It Looks Like a Lynching

15 hours agoNews : Mediaite

A Halloween display in Minneapolis came under fire from some local residents for resembling a lynching scene.

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