Jeff Zeleny

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NYTimes Provides No Fact-Checking of Bill Clinton's Claims During 'Poignant Evening'

Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, citadels of political civility? The New York Times: "In the 45-minute speech, Mr. Clinton paid tribute to a spirit of bipartisan political cooperation that he ...
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Democrats' Keynote Speaker Julian Castro Spared GOP-Style Fact-Checking by New York Times

Democratic convention keynote speaker Julian Castro not only had a full story devoted to his speech (coverage denied Republican keynote speaker Chris Christie) but he was spared the ...
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Democrats' Keynote Speaker Julian Castro Spared GOP-Style Fact-Checking by New York Times

Democratic convention keynote speaker Julian Castro not only had a full story devoted to his speech (coverage denied Republican keynote speaker Chris Christie) but he was spared the fact-checking ...
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NYT Hits Romney's 'False Claims' of Obama Eliminating Work Requirements for Welfare -- But He's Right

New York Times reporters Jeff Zeleny and Jim Rutenberg go to bat for Obama on Sunday's front page against Romney's false racially tinged attacks: "The Romney campaign is airing an advertisement ...
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Paul Ryan Greeted With 'Conservative' Labels, Seen as Proudly Conservative Compared to 'More Pragmatic' Obama

Times reporter Jackie Calmes sounds unhappy with Romney's choice of Paul Ryan: "His blueprint would greatly shrink the government, largely undoing the social safety net by shifting more costs ...
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Should Romney Deliver 'Powerful Counterpunch' Or 'Shift to Positive Campaign'? NYT Can't Decide

Does the New York Times think Mitt Romney should "leaven his harsh criticism of President Obama" or deliver "powerful counterpunch"? It depends on which Times article you read. A July 12 headline: ...
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Scott Walker Wins Handily in Wisconsin, NYTimes Sees Loss of 'Political Civility' in the State

The New York Times confessed that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's win was a "painful blow" to unions and Democrats, while suggesting his reforms were to blame for the loss of "political civility" in ...
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GOP's Anti-Jeremiah Wright Strategy 'Incendiary, Racially Tinged'....But Wright Himself Isn't?

The New York Times actually runs a story about Obama pastor Jeremiah Wright on the front page...but one that is critical of a GOP campaign plan to attack Wright. A Times reporter finds the ...
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NYT Goes to "Great Lengths" to Call People at Conservative Political Action Conference "Conservative"

Jeff Zeleny: "[Mitt Romney] went to great lengths to showcase his conservative core, using a variation of the word “conservative” at least 25 times during a 25-minute speech." In similar ...
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