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Anticipating a Democratic Blowout

The Democrats (and the Times) are getting giddy together as November 7 looms.

Relishing Conservative Feuds on the Front Page

David Kirkpatrick answers the question: How many "conservatives" can fit inside a front-page story?

Give It Up, GOP

"The omens in the poll were almost uniformly grim for the president and his party."

A Massive Reporting Deficit

Networks harp on federal deficit as a negative while downplaying how it was halved three years ahead of Bush's prediction.

The Times Disdains "Far Right" "Anti-Immigration" Candidates in Arizona

Meanwhile, the Times promotes the state's purportedly nonideological Democratic governor: "Janet Napolitano watched the escalating arms race between the two far-right Republican gubernatorial ...

Fundraising for GOP: Snow Problem?

Sheryl Gay Stolberg: "Mr. Snow's extracurricular activities are making some veteran Washington hands, including those with strong Republican ties, deeply uneasy." Veteran Republicans like...David ...

Marking the Death of Rep. Gerry Studds

The death of former liberal Rep. Gerry Studds' death garners respectful coverage from the Times. But the Times marked the death of conservative Rep. Helen Chenoweth-Hage rather differently.

Good News for GOP: Paul Krugman Sees Potential Tidal Wave of Democrats.

Krugman: "So if the Democrats win, they'll probably have a substantial majority."

G.O.P. Chances of Keeping Control "Undermined" by Foley

"....a controversy that seems to have undermined its chances of keeping control of Congress on Election Day."

Fervid Friedman: "It Is So Important that the Republicans Lose"

Friedman: "For the sake of the country, I really hope the Republicans lose the House and the Senate to the Democrats - by one seat in each chamber."
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