BillWhite http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/7522/all en More Texas Slant From James McKinley, Pitting Angry Conservatives Against a Working-Class Hero Dem http://www.mrc.org/articles/more-texas-slant-james-mckinley-pitting-angry-conservatives-against-working-class-hero-dem <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> While one candidate was described in flattering fashion as a Democrat from the working-class streets of south San Antonio speaking to voters in flawless Spanish, his Republican opponent was seen as being buoyed by white conservatives angry at Obama, and having merely repeated the Republican mantra that only tax cuts and deregulation can create jobs. </div> </div> </div> <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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Some liberal slant seeped through James McKinley Jr.'s report from San Antonio on a House race where a conservative Hispanic candidate is making surprising inroads as November 2 looms: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/29/us/politics/29hispanics.html?src=twr&amp;scp=2&amp;sq=james%20mckinley%20jr.&amp;st=cse">In House Race in Texas, a Spotlight on the Hispanic Vote</a>." <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/more-texas-slant-james-mckinley-pitting-angry-conservatives-against-working-class-hero-dem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch BillWhite FranciscoCanseco JamesMcKinleyJr. liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Texas TimesWatch Fri, 29 Oct 2010 16:13:00 +0000 admin 7908 at http://www.mrc.org James McKinley Jr. Leads the Cheers for Texas Gov. Candidate Against GOP's Rick Perry http://www.mrc.org/articles/james-mckinley-jr-leads-cheers-texas-gov-candidate-against-gops-rick-perry <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> McKinley shows his continuing faith in Democrat Bill White: &quot;Yet recent polls suggest Texas has a horse race for the governor&#039;s office after all. The Democratic candidate, former Mayor Bill White of Houston, has pulled within striking distance of the incumbent Republican, Rick Perry, trailing by no more than 6 percentage points in four polls. The tightening contest comes as Texas feels the effects of the national economic crisis, weakening one of Mr. Perry&#039;s chief arguments for re-election: that his fiscally conservative policies have buffered the state from the worst of the recession.&quot; </div> </div> </div> <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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On Friday, James McKinley Jr. Once again tried to jolt hopes for the campaign of Democrat governor candidate Bill White against Republican Gov. Rick Perry, who's running for reelection, in "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/17/us/politics/17texas.html?_r=1&amp;scp=3&amp;sq=james%20mckinley%20jr.&amp;st=cse">Economy Creates an Opening for Democrat in Texas Race for Governor</a>."<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/james-mckinley-jr-leads-cheers-texas-gov-candidate-against-gops-rick-perry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch BillWhite governor JamesMcKinleyJr. liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias RickPerry Texas TimesWatch Fri, 17 Sep 2010 15:14:00 +0000 admin 7822 at http://www.mrc.org