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How Dare GOP Treat Illegal Immigration as a Political Issue

"...some lawmakers and advocates of immigrants fear that immigration has become little more than a weapon in the battle over fiercely contested House and Senate seats." The horror!

Will "Macaca" Wreck George Allen's Presidential Quest?

"...the macaca gaffe could play into an earlier history that has raised the suggestion of racial insensitivity through Mr. Allen's 1984 opposition to a Martin Luther King Jr. holiday as well as an ...

NBC's Williams Punches 'Big Oil' with Populist Talking Points

But in his snarky swipe at oil profits, anchor left out historical perspective on gas prices and practical reasons why 30-cent gas is unfeasible.

A Hunka Socialism in the Arts Section

"And while Victoria's Secret is only one of the chain stores at the seaport, making an example of it in the show is part of a larger point by Reverend Billy: the importance of conserving a ...

Unhappy Anniversary: Katrina Insurance Battle Continues

TV journalists frame insurance stories with plaintiffs in mind, blaming insurance companies for lack of flood coverage.

Fuel for Thought: Hurricane Season Below Average

Networks promote warming oceans, but ignore cooling temperatures.

"Conservatives" vs. an "Economist" on Minimum Wage

Labeling bias in California.

Don't Call Them the "Democrat Party"

"It was the most direct attack on Democrats that Mr. Bush has made from a White House lectern this election year, and it effectively signaled the beginning of a more outright political season for ...

Roller Coaster of Gas Prices Continues; Some Media Notice Drop

One week after journalists tout 'new record highs,' gas hits lowest average in two months.