David Vitter http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/23019/all en MSNBC's Hayes: Senator Vitter Finds 'Another Way to Screw Poor People' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-hayes-senator-vitter-finds-another-way-screw-poor-people <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/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2014-01-16-MSNBC-AI-Hayes.jpg" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />On Thursday's <em>All In</em> show on MSNBC, host Chris Hayes charged that Senator David Vitter has found "another way to screw poor people" as he complained that the Louisiana Republican has proposed a photo ID requirement for food stamp recipients.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-hayes-senator-vitter-finds-another-way-screw-poor-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics All In Chris Hayes David Vitter MSNBC voter ID Voting Welfare Fri, 17 Jan 2014 20:19:39 +0000 45324 at http://mrc.org MSNBC's Hayes: 'GOP's Jihad on Those in Need Gets Uglier Every Single Day' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-hayes-gops-jihad-those-need-gets-uglier-every-single-day <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/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2013-06-19-MSNBC-AI-Hayes2.JPG" style="float: right;" />On Wednesday's <em>All In</em> show, MSNBC host Chris Hayes again claimed that House Republicans are waging a "jihad" in trying to cut the food stamp program, asserting that "the GOP's jihad on those in need gets uglier every single day."<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-hayes-gops-jihad-those-need-gets-uglier-every-single-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics All In Chris Hayes David Vitter Food Stamps Joy Reid MSNBC Republicans Welfare Thu, 20 Jun 2013 20:20:38 +0000 43847 at http://mrc.org MSNBC's Hayes Slams Republican 'Jackasses,' Defends Welfare for Violent Felons http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-hayes-slams-republican-jackasses-defends-welfare-violent-felons <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/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2013-05-24-MSNBC-AI-2Hayes.JPG" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />On Friday's <em>All In</em> show on MSNBC, host Chris Hayes recounted the recent activities of several Republican political figures which he regarded as examples of GOP members "being jackasses," and coined the Hayes-ism "jackassery" as he used some variation of the word "jackass" 11 times during the segment.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-hayes-slams-republican-jackasses-defends-welfare-violent-felons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Taxes Abortion All In Chris Hayes David Vitter Marco Rubio MSNBC Republicans Tea Party Ted Cruz Tom Corbett Welfare Tue, 28 May 2013 17:29:11 +0000 43683 at http://mrc.org MSNBC's O'Donnell Slams 'Vicious' Attempt to Ban Violent Criminals from Welfare http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-odonnell-slams-vicious-attempt-ban-violent-criminals-welfare <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/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2013-05-22-MSNBC-TLW-Odonnell.JPG" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />On the Wednesday, May 22, <em>The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell</em> show on MSNBC, host O'Donnell called for the defeat of a "vicious" Senate amendment pushed by Louisiana Republican Senator David Vitter which would bar people convicted of some violent crimes from receiving welfare benefits.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-odonnell-slams-vicious-attempt-ban-violent-criminals-welfare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics Crime David Vitter Lawrence O'Donnell MSNBC Senate Welfare Thu, 23 May 2013 21:07:22 +0000 43660 at http://mrc.org