California

Nagourney Praises Gov. Moonbeam's 'Mental Acuity' and 'Command of Facts'

Adam Nagourney on California Gov. Jerry Brown: "[He] proceeded to answer the reporters' questions with a display of self-confident humor and a command of facts, history and language that befits a ...

Buttering Up CA Budget Director (?) Fighting 'Draconian' Spending Cuts (Now It Makes Sense)

Why is the Times buttering up Ana Matosantos, a relatively obscure political figure in the California state bureaucracy? Maybe because her pull as state budget director may help push up state ...

MSNBC's Martin Bashir Gives Soapbox to Anti-Nuclear Activist

On his eponymous program on Tuesday, MSNBC anchor Martin Bashir allowed a spokesman for Friends of the Earth, a left-wing environmental group, to declare nuclear facilities in California dangerous ...

CBS Highlights GOP Problems With Latino Voters

On Wednesday's CBS Evening News, correspondent John Blackstone reported on the growing influence of Latino voters, making sure to focus on Republican setbacks: "They favor Democrats over ...

CBS Buries Jerry Brown Campaign's 'Whore' Slur Against Meg Whitman

After ignoring on Friday morning the story of California Republican gubernatorial nominee Meg Whitman being called a "whore" by an aide for her opponent, Democrat Jerry Brown, CBS started to catch ...

Nagourney Claims Dem-Inspired Scandal in Cali 'A Distracting Embarrassment' for Meg Whitman

In California, reporter Adam Nagourney forwards phony Democratic concerns over a former illegal immigrant housekeeper employed by Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman: "The episode has ...

CNN's Yellin Leans Against Fiorina, Labels Anti-Boxer Ad 'Mean'

On Monday's Rick's List, CNN's Jessica Yellin leaned against California Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina as she compared one of her ads against that of her opponent, Senator Barbara ...

CBS's Dickerson Questions 'Claim' That California Judge in Prop 8 Ruling Openly Gay

During a discussion of California's Proposition 8 being overturned on CBS's Face the Nation on Sunday, fill-in host John Dickerson questioned Family Research Council President Tony Perkins's ...

CBS 'Early Show' Ignores Accusations of Bias Against Judge Behind Prop 8 Ruling

While Thursday reports on both ABC's Good Morning America and NBC's Today featured Proposition 8 supporters questioning the impartiality of California Federal Judge Vaughn Walker's decision to ...

In Wake of Prop 8 Defeat, Times Reflects on Gay Marriage as 'Wedge Issue'

A federal judge's ruling against Prop 8, the 2008 voter initiative banning gay marriage in California, was the source of editorial joy: "...a stirring and eloquently reasoned denunciation of all ...
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