Nomination http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/6226/all en Networks Accuse GOP of 'Partisan Standoff' After 'Rare Move' to Block Hagel Nomination http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-accuse-gop-partisan-standoff-after-rare-move-block-hagel-nomination <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><img src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/2013-02-15-NBC-TDAY-Hagel.JPG" style="width: 300px; height: 168px; margin: 3px; float: right;" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-accuse-gop-partisan-standoff-after-rare-move-block-hagel-nomination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc cbs Chuck Hagel NBC Nomination Republicans Fri, 15 Feb 2013 22:21:33 +0000 kyle.drennen 42663 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Ignore CIA Nominee Brennan 'Let the President Down' During Christmas Day Bombing Attempt http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-ignore-cia-nominee-brennan-let-president-down-during-christmas-day-bombing-attem <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><img src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/2013-01-07-NBC-TDAY-Brennan.JPG" style="width: 300px; height: 172px; margin: 3px; float: right;" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-ignore-cia-nominee-brennan-let-president-down-during-christmas-day-bombing-attem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc cbs CIA John Brennan NBC Nomination Terrorism Mon, 07 Jan 2013 17:40:11 +0000 kyle.drennen 42156 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's Yellin Cites Her Own Liberal Harvard Days in Defense of Kagan http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-yellin-cites-her-own-liberal-harvard-days-defense-kagan <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/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-06-29-CNN-RL-Yellin.jpg" /></div><p>On Tuesday's Rick's List, CNN's Jessica Yellin harkened back to her college days at Harvard as she defended Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan against charges by conservatives that she is anti-military: "When I was at Harvard, a full decade before she was dean of the law school, there was already institutional opposition to 'don't ask, don't tell'....it steeps the whole university." Yellin, actually, was a key left-wing student agitator during her time at the universit</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-yellin-cites-her-own-liberal-harvard-days-defense-kagan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert CNN ElenaKagan HarvardUniversity JessicaYellin liberalmediabias Nomination Rick'sList RickSanchez SupremeCourt Wed, 30 Jun 2010 17:07:00 +0000 36292 at http://www.mrc.org CBS's Schieffer: Elena Kagan 'Eminently Qualified,' But 'Nasty' GOP Will Oppose Her http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbss-schieffer-elena-kagan-eminently-qualified-nasty-gop-will-oppose-her <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> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-05-10-CBS-SR-Schieffer.jpg" width="240" height="180" /></div><p>During live CBS News coverage on Monday of President Obama's nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court, Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer argued that the Senate confirmation process would be <b>"nasty....Not because of Elena Kagan....she is eminently qualified" but because Republicans are "very wary of what the right part of their party is thinking about them." </b><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbss-schieffer-elena-kagan-eminently-qualified-nasty-gop-will-oppose-her" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert BobSchieffer cbs ElenaKagan JanCrawford liberalmediabias Nomination Republicans SupremeCourt Mon, 10 May 2010 17:12:00 +0000 36067 at http://www.mrc.org Obama Victory: Millions of Voters from Every Corner Demanding Change http://www.mrc.org/articles/obama-victory-millions-voters-every-corner-demanding-change <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Obama-mania gets a second wind as he clinches the Democratic nomination. </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>It's going to be a long campaign for Republicans, if the Times covers the rest of the general election the way it covered the beginning. "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/05/us/politics/04cnd-campaign.html?hp=&pagewanted=all" target="_self">After Grueling Battle, Obama Claims Nomination</a>," Jeff Zeleny's lead story on Barack Obama clinching the Democratic nomination, opened: <img src= "http://mrc.org/Timeswatch/stillshots/2006/JeffZeleny.jpg" align="right" width="240" height="180" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/obama-victory-millions-voters-every-corner-demanding-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch BarackObama Campaign2008 Democrats JeffZeleny MichaelPowell NewYorkTimes Nomination NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Wed, 04 Jun 2008 20:11:00 +0000 admin 6202 at http://www.mrc.org Times' Favorite Clinches Democratic Nomination http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-favorite-clinches-democratic-nomination <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The paper&#039;s long history of favoritism towards Obama culminates in his Tuesday clinching of the nomination. </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">Sen. Barack Obama is now the Democratic presidential nominee, to the approval of no doubt much of the Times' news team, which has lifted the Illinois senator throughout the campaign, while nudging Sen. Hillary Clinton towards stage right, even as she continued to win primaries. <img src= "http://mrc.org/Timeswatch/stillshots/2006/Nagourney21.jpg" align="right" width="240" height="180" /></p><br /> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-favorite-clinches-democratic-nomination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AdamNagourney BarackObama Campaign2008 Democrats DoubleStandards HillaryClinton NewYorkTimes Nomination NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Wed, 04 Jun 2008 16:53:00 +0000 admin 6203 at http://www.mrc.org Advantage for Hillary? Carville Wants Primaries, Not Caucuses Due to 'Subprime Crisis' http://www.mrc.org/articles/advantage-hillary-carville-wants-primaries-not-caucuses-due-subprime-crisis <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>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The subprime “crisis” has been blamed for a lot of things – a supposed recession, the fall of the dollar, a spike in energy and food prices, etc.&nbsp; </p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; But James Carville, a longtime friend and advisor to Bill and Hillary Clinton, is pulling a new page out of his 1992 “It’s the Economy, Stupid” playbook. He wants a “do-over” for the Florida and Michigan nominating contests to be a primary instead of a caucus – allegedly because of the subprime crisis. </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/advantage-hillary-carville-wants-primaries-not-caucuses-due-subprime-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Economy carville Caucus clinton Democrat Florida home House lender lending Loan Michigan mortgage Nomination primary Subprime Thu, 06 Mar 2008 20:12:30 +0000 admin 26324 at http://www.mrc.org