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Dear WSJ: Congressional Oversight is No Accountability

Politicians report to special interests, not the public.

'Conservatives' Afoot in Upstate New York Election Fighting 'Unorthodox' Scozzafava

Labeling disparity in Jeremy Peters' take on the wild special election to fill a congressional seat in New York state, a three-way battle pitting "unorthodox" (not liberal) Republican Dede ...

Print Edition Ignores Rep. Grayson's GOP Bashing, Holocaust Reference

The Times moralized over Rep. Joe Wilson's "disrespectful" outburst ("You lie!") during Obama's health care address to Congress. But when a Democrat said the GOP's health care plan was for ...

CNBC's Cramer: Blame Congress for Obama's Diminishing Popularity

'Mad Money' host insists it is Congress that is pulling president to the left, not his policies.

Praise Keeps Rolling In for Obama's Health Care Address

Two Times reporters compare Obama's address to Congress with his speech about his pastor Jeremiah Wright, which the Times praised as the second coming of Lincoln.

Barneynomics: Congressman Wants to Force Executives to Pay Companies for Losses

House Financial Services Chairman Rep. Barney Frank tells CNBC some executives should face negative compensation for losses due to risk taking.

Andrea Mitchell Features 'Good Republican' Chris Shays to Critique Steele

Who did MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell feature to respond to Michael Steele's Tuesday speech about the future of the Republican Party? Chris Shays, the liberal, former Republican congressman with a ...

Specter One of a "Dwindling Band of Republican Moderates"

Haven't they dwindled away yet? The Times first used the phrase "dwindling band of Republican moderates" back in 1996.

Amazing Omissions in Times Interview of Barney Frank

A Times writer manages to talk to Barney Frank about Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and an SNL skit without bringing up a single challenging question.
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