Political Animals http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/21393/all en Sigourney Weaver to NBC's Gregory: Dems About 'The People'; GOP Just 'Serving Big Business' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/sigourney-weaver-nbcs-gregory-dems-about-people-gop-just-serving-big-business <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> In an interview with <em>Meet the Press</em> moderator David Gregory for the Sunday show's web-based feature <em>Press Pass</em>, USA's <em>Political Animals</em> star Sigourney Weaver explained her support for President Obama: <strong>"...the Democrats are always going to be about what the people need. And the Republicans are much more serving big business, and I don't think we can afford to serve big business for another four years with Mr.</strong></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/sigourney-weaver-nbcs-gregory-dems-about-people-gop-just-serving-big-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division David Gregory Democrats NBC Political Animals Press Pass Republicans Sigourney Weaver Mon, 16 Jul 2012 15:36:13 +0000 kyle.drennen 40645 at http://mrc.org Sigourney Weaver Admits 'Political Animals' Character 'Inspired' By 'Remarkable' Hillary Clinton http://mrc.org/biasalerts/sigourney-weaver-admits-political-animals-character-inspired-remarkable-hillary-clinton <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Appearing on Tuesday's NBC <em>Today</em> to promote her <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2239947/">new USA series <em>Political Animals</em></a>, actress Sigourney Weaver admitted that her character, a former First Lady turned Secretary of State, was based in part on Hillary Clinton: "Elaine Barrish Hammond is this very gifted politician with a very strong moral compass....<strong>we are inspired by Mrs. Clinton, who's such a remarkable woman and a great Secretary of State.</strong></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/sigourney-weaver-admits-political-animals-character-inspired-remarkable-hillary-clinton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Hillary Clinton NBC Political Animals Savannah Guthrie Sigourney Weaver Today Tue, 10 Jul 2012 16:04:49 +0000 kyle.drennen 40593 at http://mrc.org