Another Way Obama Can Control Media Coverage of His Administration: Meetings With Elite Pundits

By: Friday November 1, 2013 3:15 pm

President Barack Obama has been holding more frequent meetings with a coterie of United States pundits. The pundits are given access to the president and, in return, Obama expects his points of view will be represented in national opinion articles that are published on current issues or affairs of the day.


Joe Klein and the Loss of Credibility From Civil Liberties Abuses

By: Tuesday October 23, 2012 2:30 pm

You can argue that some of this has stopped, although the better way to put it is that we leave the dirty work to other countries these days. You cannot argue that this has not damaged US credibility around the world, and given those who want to deflect from their own human rights failings an easy out.

Lesson Of The Day From The Joe Klein School Of Journalimism

By: Friday November 26, 2010 6:01 pm

Joe Klein believes in giving newly-elected presidents the benefit of the doubt… even if they’ve already spent four years screwing up everything they’ve touched.

FDL’s Hot House 108: (11/1) Election Eve 2010 – The Last Update

By: Monday November 1, 2010 6:40 pm

Tomorrow is election day, so this is the last round of updates to the FDL Hot House list. (In case you missed here are the updates from Saturday and Sunday.) Join us Tuesday night as we check in on the only polls that really matter. Till then, check out 12 bellwether races that could give us early clues on the night’s trends.

Also, don’t forget to enter FDL’s Election Projection Challenge, and don’t forget to vote!

FDL Hot House: 12 Early Races to Watch

By: Monday November 1, 2010 12:04 pm

In many Congressional elections, most close races tend to break in the same direction at the last minute–and this year is unlikely to be any different. If the bulk of undecided voters on the east coast decide at the polling station to vote for Republicans, there is a good chance that the same thing happened [...]

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