John Heilemann http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19960/all en Mark Halperin on 2016: Hillary is 'Far and Away the Class of the Field' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/mark-halperin-2016-hillary-far-and-away-class-field <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/geoffrey-dickens">Geoffrey Dickens</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/Halperin.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" width="300" />Appearing on Tuesday’s edition of PBS’s <em>Charlie Rose </em>show, <em>Game Change</em> co-author Mark Halperin said Hillary Clinton’s poor performance during her recent book tour was nothing to worry about because “She’s still so far and away the class of the field.” </p><div class='signature'><p>— Geoffrey Dickens is Deputy Research Director at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/GCDickens" target="_blank">Follow Geoffrey Dickens on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/mark-halperin-2016-hillary-far-and-away-class-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Charlie Rose Hillary Clinton John Heilemann Mark Halperin Thu, 04 Sep 2014 20:22:54 +0000 geoff.dickens 47059 at http://mrc.org Beltway Insiders Pour Cold Water on GOP's Senate Chances http://mrc.org/biasalerts/beltway-insiders-pour-cold-water-gops-senate-chances <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/geoffrey-dickens">Geoffrey Dickens</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2014-09-02-PBS-Rose.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" width="300" />On Tuesday night Mark Halperin and John Heilemann stopped by Charlie Rose’s PBS show to throw cold water on GOP hopes of re-taking the Senate as the co-authors of <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Game_Change"><em>Game Change</em></a> and current Bloomberg Politics editors spouted the typical inside-the-beltway view of the Republican Party’s 2014 chances. <br /></p><div class='signature'><p>— Geoffrey Dickens is Deputy Research Director at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/GCDickens" target="_blank">Follow Geoffrey Dickens on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/beltway-insiders-pour-cold-water-gops-senate-chances" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Charlie Rose John Heilemann Mark Halperin obamacare PBS Wed, 03 Sep 2014 20:58:17 +0000 geoff.dickens 47050 at http://mrc.org Matthews Rants: GOP Needs to 'Pay A Price' or Democrats Will 'Get Their Asses Handed to Them' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/matthews-rants-gop-needs-pay-price-or-democrats-will-get-their-asses-handed-them <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/2014-03-15-MSNBC-Matthews_large.JPG" style="width: 240px; height: 134px; float: right; margin: 1px;" />On Friday's <em>Hardball</em>, Chris Matthews continued his <a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/furious-chris-matthews-calls-dems-scare-anger-liberal-base-time-attack" target="_blank">tirade targeted</a> at Democrats from the previous day, in the wake of the party's loss in the special election in Florida on Tuesday.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Matthew Balan is a News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/MatthewJLB" target="_blank">Follow Matthew Balan on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/matthews-rants-gop-needs-pay-price-or-democrats-will-get-their-asses-handed-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2014 Election Chris Matthews Democrats Hardball John Heilemann Jonathan Capehart MSNBC Republicans Sat, 15 Mar 2014 22:33:57 +0000 matthew.balan 45767 at http://mrc.org Heilemann Warns Dems Against Rejoicing Over 'Horrible Candidate' Cuccinelli Losing http://mrc.org/biasalerts/heilemann-warns-dems-against-rejoicing-over-horrible-candidate-cuccinelli-losing <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2013-11-05-MSNBC-Heilmann.JPG" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />Appearing as a guest on Tuesday's <em>The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell</em>, <em>New York</em> magazine's John Heilemann described Virginia GOP gubernatorial nominee Ken Cuccinelli as a "horrible candidate" as he cautioned Democrats that Cuccinelli still might have triumphed over Democratic nominee Terry McAuliffe if the Virginia Republican had had more mon</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/heilemann-warns-dems-against-rejoicing-over-horrible-candidate-cuccinelli-losing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics John Heilemann Ken Cuccinelli MSNBC Terry McAuliffe Virginia Wed, 06 Nov 2013 20:59:56 +0000 44887 at http://mrc.org Heilemann: Obama's 'Disdain' for Romney's 'BS' to Blame for Bad 2012 Debate Performance http://mrc.org/biasalerts/heilemann-obamas-disdain-romneys-bs-blame-bad-2012-debate-performance <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Promoting his new book about the 2012 election, <em>Double Down</em>, with co-author Mark Halperin on Monday's NBC <em>Today</em>, <em>New York Magazine</em> national affairs editor John Heilemann offered Obama campaign spin to excuse the President's disastrous performance in the first debate against Mitt Romney: <strong>"...[Obama's] disdain for Romney, his contempt for Romney, he couldn't figure out how to deal with that.</strong></p><div class='signature'><p>— Kyle Drennen is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kjdrennen" target="_blank">Follow Kyle Drennen on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/heilemann-obamas-disdain-romneys-bs-blame-bad-2012-debate-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama Campaign 2012 John Heilemann Mark Halperin Mitt Romney NBC Savannah Guthrie Today Mon, 04 Nov 2013 20:11:26 +0000 kyle.drennen 44867 at http://mrc.org 'Game Change' Authors Can't Imagine Why Palin Would Be Unhappy with HBO Hit Piece http://mrc.org/biasalerts/game-change-authors-cant-imagine-why-palin-would-be-unhappy-hbo-hit-piece <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/josh-st-louis">Josh St. Louis</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> On this Sunday's Web-based "Press Pass" feature, <i>Meet the Press</i> host David Gregory spoke to "Game Change" co-authors John Heilemann and Mark Halperin about the recent Sarah Palin-bashing HBO film based on the book and wondered: <strong>"Governor Palin has not been happy with this film. Why?"</strong><br /> <br /> Heilemann laughably argued: <strong>"...it's hard to know why she's not happy with it....the movie is an incredibly balanced portrait of her..."</strong></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/game-change-authors-cant-imagine-why-palin-would-be-unhappy-hbo-hit-piece" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division David Gregory Game Change HBO John Heilemann NBC Press Pass Sarah Palin Wed, 14 Mar 2012 20:55:10 +0000 kyle.drennen 39424 at http://mrc.org