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Steny Hoyer, Centrist? Since When?

Congressional reporter Carl Hulse has a bad habit of turning liberal Democrats into "centrists" or even "conservatives."

GOP Blamed for Failed Bailout Vote, Even Though 40% of Dems Opposed

Reporter Jackie Calmes: "...the House Republicans made the difference. Their mutiny captured just how much the Republican Party has changed from its 19th-century roots as the party of business and ...

CNBC: Congressional Republicans 'Hate Wall Street'

Correspondent says conservative resistance to bailout plan is partially over campaign contributions to Democrats.

Media Mum on Barney Frank's Fannie Mae Love Connection

Democratic House Financial Services Committee Chair promoted GSEs while former 'spouse' was Fannie Mae executive.

Time to Bury Fannie & Freddie, Not Praise Them

Taxpayers shouldn't have to pay for corruption, bad business decisions and lobbying.

House GOP Invites McCain to Join Protest; Challenges Pelosi to Stop Them

Republican congressman says presidential candidate welcome to speak on floor and credits bloggers for getting the word out.

House Majority Whip: Climate Change Hurts Blacks More

Clyburn says African-Americans 'disproportionately impacted'; study recommends 'fee, tax or allowance auction on polluters.'

"Archconservative" Sen. Tom Coburn Is the NYT's New "Dr. No"

One of reporter Carl Hulse's descriptions of Sen. Tom Coburn may have been even too liberally slanted for the Times. Meanwhile, Ted Kennedy is again simply a "Democrat of Massachusetts."

Pelosi Dodges Drilling Question; Blames Bush for Economic Downturn

'Today' co-host Meredith Vieira doesn't press House Speaker about blocking vote on offshore oil drilling.

A Lady Under Fire

A Washington Post columnist claims a supporter of the ban on gays in the military exhibited rage in Congressional testimony -- but The Hill reveals that the rage was on the other side.
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