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Another Day, Another Western Democratic Senator with Humble Roots to Fawn Over

"Harry Mason Reid is the product of the tiny desert town of Searchlight, Nev., whose father, a hard-rock miner, battled alcoholism and depression before killing himself at 58. The future senator ...

Keeping John Bolton at UN = Broken Promise By Bush

Helene Cooper: "The question now is whether Mr. Bush is ready to junk all of his make-nice pledges in order to keep John R. Bolton at the United Nations."

Montana's Daily-Kos Democrat As A "Prairie Pragmatist"

Timothy Egan: "...the senator-elect from Montana truly is your grandfather's Democrat - a pro-gun, anti-big-business prairie pragmatist whose life is defined by the treeless patch of hard Montana ...

Frank Rich on "Callous Conservatism" and Racist Republicans

Frank Rich: "[Virginia Sen. George] Allen has a history of racial insensitivity. He used to display a Confederate flag in his living room and, bizarrely enough, a noose in his office for ...

Lack of Height Adds to Growth of Bills

USA Today downplays how optional treatment for short children adds billions to insurance costs.

Post's Version of 'Rent' Complains about Cost

Tenants who don't want to pay are focus of story on government control of market.

Overdosing Again on the Conservative Label

40 ideological labels in a 1,650-word story.

"Populism" Trumps "Liberalism" in Times' Labeling Battle

Government-run health care isn't left-wing or liberal but merely an example of "economic populism."

Calling Pelosi, Rangel, and Conyers Liberal an "Incendiary" Accusation

Fresh after suggesting racism was to blame for Harold Ford Jr.'s loss in his Tennessee Senate race, hypersensitive reporter Adam Nossiter chides GOP for calling liberal Democrats liberal.