Rep.JohnLewis http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/434/all en Union Boss Sweeney Among Those Who 'Have Worked on Behalf of Equality for the Poor and Struggling' http://www.mrc.org/articles/union-boss-sweeney-among-those-who-have-worked-behalf-equality-poor-and-struggling <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Reporter Michael Shear gets carried away in praise of John Sweeney, former head of the AFL-CIO, and highly partisan Democrat. </div> </div> </div> <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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> Michael Shear, who writes the New York Times' political blog, made the print edition on Wednesday with a story on Obama honoring former President George H.W. Bush (the elder) with the Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor: "<a target="" href="http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/02/15/george-h-w-bush-gets-medal-of-freedom-from-obama/?ref=todayspaper%20">Highest Civilian Honor Goes to the Elder Bush</a>." <br /><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/union-boss-sweeney-among-those-who-have-worked-behalf-equality-poor-and-struggling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AFL-CIO GeorgeH.W.Bush JohnSweeney LabelingBias liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias PresieentialMedalofFreedom Rep.JohnLewis TimesWatch Wed, 16 Feb 2011 19:19:00 +0000 admin 151 at http://www.mrc.org 'They're Coming for Our Children': Rep. John Lewis Compared GOP to Nazis on House Floor in 1995 http://www.mrc.org/articles/theyre-coming-our-children-rep-john-lewis-compared-gop-nazis-house-floor-1995 <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Since Obama’s health care legislation has been signed into law, the media have been in overdrive about the backlash – whether it’s been <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/30/AR2010033001128.html?hpid=topnews" />former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s “reload” metaphor “targeting” certain congressional districts</a> or how Republican lawmakers have <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/21/AR2010032103484.html?hpid=opinionsbox1" />supposedly encouraged violence by their floor rhetoric</a>. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/theyre-coming-our-children-rep-john-lewis-compared-gop-nazis-house-floor-1995" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy GOP HealthCareReform MediaBias Nazis NBC Rep.JohnLewis WelfareReform Tue, 30 Mar 2010 21:41:23 +0000 admin 27340 at http://www.mrc.org Did McCain Really "Tolerate Insults and Threats" of Obama? http://www.mrc.org/articles/did-mccain-really-tolerate-insults-and-threats-obama <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Reporter Elisabeth Bumiller also paints a distorted picture of John McCain&#039;s &quot;devastated&quot; reaction to Rep. John Lewis comparing him to segregationist George Wallace. </div> </div> </div> <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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">As November 4 approaches, reporter Elisabeth Bumillerfound John McCain reverting to jokester form in "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/03/us/politics/03mccain.html?_r="1&hp=&oref=slogin&pagewanted=all" " target="_self">McCain Embraces </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/03/us/politics/03mccain.html?_r="1&hp=&oref=slogin&pagewanted=all" ">His Lighter Side</a>," from the McCain campaign in the candidate's home away from home, New Hampshire.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/did-mccain-really-tolerate-insults-and-threats-obama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Campaign2008 ElisabethBumiller Gaffes JohnHarwood JohnMcCain NewYorkTimes NYTimes Racism Rep.JohnLewis TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Mon, 03 Nov 2008 21:06:00 +0000 admin 6524 at http://www.mrc.org Can We Get a "Liberal" Label? http://www.mrc.org/articles/can-we-get-liberal-label <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hillary Clinton&#039;s &quot;populist turn&quot; - taking on insurers and going after drug companies. </div> </div> </div> <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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p style="MARGIN: 10.5pt 0in 0pt">Friday front-page story byJeff Zeleny and Patrick Healy, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/15/us/politics/15clinton.html?pagewanted=all" target="_self">Black Leader, A </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/15/us/politics/15clinton.html?pagewanted=all">Clinton Ally, Tilts to Obama - Shift Comes as Her Bid Takes a Populist Turn</a>," featured the latest blow to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign - civil rights era hero Rep. John Lewis's endorsement of Barack Obama for president.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/can-we-get-liberal-label" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch BarackObama JeffZeleny LabelingBias NewYorkTimes NYTimes PatrickHealy Rep.JohnLewis Sen.HillaryClinton TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Fri, 15 Feb 2008 20:26:00 +0000 admin 6002 at http://www.mrc.org