The U.S. House voted Wednesday to create a select committee to investigate abortion practices and fetal tissue donation, a move that Democrats say is a politically motivated attack on Planned Parenthood. Image: CNN / YouTube The post House GOP Creates Benghazi-Like Committee to Target Planned Parenthood appeared first on RH Reality Check.
On Thursday, NBC’s Today joined CNN in promoting the latest issue of People magazine, which demanded congressional action on gun violence. At the top of the morning show, co-host Savannah Guthrie heralded: “People gets political. The...Show More Summary
CNN political commentator and Donald Trump supporter Jeffrey Lord on Thursday defended Rupert Murdoch’s suggestion that Barack Obama was not a “real black president” by noting that the News Corporation founder really meant that the president was a “magic Negro.” On...
Appearing as a guest on Tuesday's The Nightly Show on Comedy Central, CNN political analyst and Daily Beast Editor-in-Chief Jon Avlon asserted that, if Hillary Clinton runs as a "bad-ass policy wonk," she will "contrast well" with the "hot air" on the GOP side where people are "trying to bigot their way to the nomination."
It's always jarring when Donald Trump characterizes someone else's comments as "inappropriate." Whenever anyone says the same of him, they are just being too "politically correct." But when a CNN reporter asked Trump to weigh in on Jeb Bush's use of the phrase "stuff happens" in relation to last week's mass shooting in Oregon over the weekend, Trump was quick to condemn him.
From the September 30 edition of CNN's New Day: CHRIS CUOMO: We heard the accusations, we heard the answers. So, should Planned Parenthood be defunded? To discuss, Ben Ferguson, CNN political commentator host of The Ben Ferguson Show, and Maria Cardona, CNN political commentator and democratic strategist. Show More Summary
The “narrative” coming out of CNN’s Republican debate last week has been that Carly Fiorina notched another victory, in part by crushing Donald Trump. Here at FiveThirtyEight, we take a lot of shots at political media narratives, so it seems only fair to point out that, in this case, the narrative is right: Eight national […]
This morning on Inside Politics, CNN’s Manu Raju contended that tactics, not ideology or policy preferences is what doomed Boehner as Speaker of the House: “He’s a pretty conservative guy on issues like abortion and other matters,” Raju said. Show More Summary
Appearing as a guest on Friday's CNN Newsroom, CNN political analyst Carl Bernstein asserted that "zealots are winning the soul of the Republican Party" as he blamed the "zealots of his party" for Republican House Speaker John Boehner's...Show More Summary
Heads up, politics junkies: you'll be able to virtually attend the upcoming October 13 Democratic presidential debate if you happen to own a Samsung Gear VR.
On Thursday's New Day, during a discussion of GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's interview from earlier on the show, CNN political analyst and Daily Beast editor-in-chief John Avlon suggested that America was not really so "great"...Show More Summary
Jeffrey Lord is using his CNN political commentator position to defend Donald Trump's most outlandish remarks on the campaign trail. Lord's pro-Trump advocacy has been so over the top that his own colleagues have repeatedly called him...Show More Summary
On Tuesday's New Day, CNN political commentator Errol Louis mocked GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson for his reluctance to support electing a Muslim President as he suggested that Dr. Carson believes he is knowledgeable about Islam from simply having "read a book," or that he may have "scared himself late at night at some point."
The lede in this CNN story says it all: "Congressional Republicans hope Pope Francis leaves his liberal-leaning views at the Vatican." It goes on to describe how Republicans in Congress don't want to hear any of that "do something about global warming" or "take care of the poor" talk this commie Pope has become famous for. Show More Summary
THE political chatter in the Republicans’ presidential nomination race is focusing on the latest CNN poll, which has Carly Fiorina surging to second place behind Donald Trump. The survey was taken after the recent televised debate, the first primetime event in which Ms Fiorina was given a slot. Show More Summary
Following the circus that unfolded in real-time on CNN at the Reagan Library last Wednesday, and considering that your choices on the Democratic ticket are essentially limited to an entrenched member of America’s political aristocracy...Show More Summary
Little Republicans: 2nd GOP Debate 3:25 The actors are shorter, but the words all come from the candidates themselves. Submitted by: Magic Beans Regular Keywords: politics cnn debate republican trump fiorina little republicans bush gop...Show More Summary
The biggest political endorsement of Carly Fiorina’s career just happened. No, it’s not CNN claiming she won the most recent Republican debate. The conservative presidential contender has just landed the kind of endorsement that draws...Show More Summary
For fans of what we might call rhetoricometry — methods that let you comment on political discourse without having to listen to it or read it :-) — here's a type-token plot of the contributions to Wednesday's CNN debate of five of the eleven candidates who were featured in the prime-time round: This plot suggests […]
LOUISVILLE, KY. -- The contrast could not have been more vivid or instructive about the state of American politics. On Wednesday night, my job required me to watch a CNN "debate" in which Republican presidential candidates hurled canned...Show More Summary