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Reid Probe: Who Outed MSNBC’s Olbermann, Matthews?

by Scott Ott · 47 Comments

(2008-09-08) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-NV, today called for a full investigation into who outed MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann and Chris Matthews, after the two lost their jobs as anchors of the news network’s election coverage.
Mr. Olbermann and Mr. Matthews have been consigned to commentary roles in the wake of what NBC News officials [...]

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Tags: Conventions · Politics

Dems Slam Bush for Latest Unilateral Move

by Scott Ott · 20 Comments

(2008-04-15) — Democrats in Congress today attacked President George Bush’s latest $200 million “go it alone adventure”, just a day after the Commander in Chief ordered the bombardment of Haiti, Egypt, Bangladesh, Mozambique and several other countries with thousands of tons of food.
Food shortages in those lands sparked riots over the weekend, which Democrats described [...]

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Tags: Global News · U.S. News

Bush to Reid: Hurry Up, Hillary Staff Need Stimulus

by Scott Ott · 59 Comments

(2008-02-06) — President George Bush today intensified his push for the Senate to approve his $150 billion economic stimulus package because, the president said, “Hillary Clinton’s campaign staffers need those tax rebate checks pronto.”

The remarks come on the heels of news that Sen. Clinton recently loaned her campaign $5 million, and word that some top [...]

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Tags: Business · Politics

Democrats Push Bush to Start New, More Popular War

by Scott Ott · 13 Comments

(2007-11-19) — After another Democrat attempt to pull U.S. troops from Iraq collapsed in the Senate late last week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-NV, today announced a tactical shift designed to force President George Bush to end the war which polls show is unpopular with the American people.
“We [...]

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Tags: U.S. News

ACLU Defends Limbaugh, Sharpton Demands Reid Apology

by Scott Ott · 46 Comments

(2007-10-04) — The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) today offered free legal services to defend talk radio host Rush Limbaugh, whose civil rights, the ACLU contends, “are in jeopardy from powerful officials in the U.S. government.”
“This is not just an issue of simple slander,” said an unnamed ACLU spokesman, “This is a coordinated campaign at [...]

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Tags: Media/Journalism · Politics · U.S. News