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How Fox News is helping Barack Obama’s re-election bid | Jonathan Freedland

Whoever wrote the political rulebook needs to start rewriting it. It used to be an iron maxim that voters’ most vital organ was neither their head nor their heart, but their wallet. If they were suffering economically, they’d throw the incumbents out. Yet in Britain a coalition presiding over barely-there growth, rising unemployment and forecasts […]

Military a Growing Terrorist Target, Lawmakers Warn

December 7, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Military a Growing Terrorist Target, Lawmakers Warn 06 Dec 2011 There is growing evidence that homegrown terrorists see military personnel and bases as legitimate, high-value targets, lawmakers said ahead of a joint session of the House and Senate Homeland Security Committees on Wednesday. “People in uniform are symbols of […]

Herman Cain: Up like a rocket, down like a stick

Herman Cain‘s decision to quit the race to be the GOP presidential nominee – don’t be fooled by his talk of “suspension,” in presidential politics you’re either in or you’re out – means Cain will quickly fade into the marginalia of political history, a mere footnote of the 2012 campaign. Because Cain didn’t even making […]

US deficit cut talks ‘difficult’

13 November 2011 Last updated at 16:14 GMT The committee is assessing a number of options dear to both parties Talks designed to cut the US deficit have reached a “difficult point”, but a deal is still possible, say members of a special super-committee. With a deadline of 23 November fast approaching, Republican Patrick Toomey […]

Cain denies sex harassment claims

31 October 2011 Last updated at 23:14 GMT Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Herman Cain: “I have never sexually harassed anyone… A thorough investigation concluded these claims had no basis” Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain has strongly denied allegations of sexual harassment against him dating from the 1990s. “Never have I […]

Rick Perry ‘may miss US debates’

27 October 2011 Last updated at 22:42 GMT Mr Perry raised $17m (£10.5m) in one quarter of campaign fundraising Rick Perry may skip some upcoming Republican presidential debates, according to campaign officials. Mr Perry is confirmed for a debate on 9 November, one of more than half a dozen scheduled before the end of the […]

Former SC Gov. Mark Sanford Hired By Fox News As Political Commentator Through 2012 Elections

October 25, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Former SC Gov. Mark Sanford Hired By Fox News As Political Commentator Through 2012 Elections 23 Oct 2011 Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford is joining Fox News as a political commentator through the 2012 presidential elections, a Fox Channel spokeswoman confirmed Saturday. The network spokeswoman told The Associated […]

Maroon 5’s Adam Levine goes to war with ‘evil’ Fox News

Maroon 5‘s Adam Levine has entered a war of words with US broadcaster Fox News, which has been using the band’s songs as background music. Levine described Fox as an “evil fucking channel”, prompting Fox to question Levine’s right to describe his work as “music”. “Dear Fox News,” Levine tweeted. “Don’t play our music on […]

U.S. Predator Drone Fired on Qaddafi Convoy, Official Says

October 20, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis U.S. Predator Drone Fired on Qaddafi Convoy, Official Says 20 Oct 2011 A U.S. Predator drone, along with a French fighter jet, fired on the convoy said to be carrying Muammar Qaddafi in the moments before his death, a U.S. defense official told Fox News on Thursday. The official […]

Sarah Palin: the end of an error

Long past the time many had ceased caring, Sarah Palin announced on Wednesday night that she was not running for the presidency in 2012. Fox News alone of America’s cable networks thought her announcement was more significant than the death of Steve Jobs. Everyone else reacted with a quick shrug and moved on. It had […]