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How the Drudge Report Could Sway 2016

Much-visited site feeds opposition researchers, journalists: Chris Cillizza

(Newser) - Some Republicans might question the continued relevance of the conservative Drudge Report in the era of Twitter and a crowded blogosphere—but the site is likely to play a major role in the 2016 election, writes Chris Cillizza in the Washington Post . Not only does Matt Drudge score some "... More »

Obama Wins 'Worst Year in Washington'

Scandals, ObamaCare steamrolled high hopes: Chris Cillizza

(Newser) - It's been a tough year for plenty of Beltway insiders—even Sunny the dog . But in Chris Cillizza's estimation, one figure stands above—or perhaps below—the rest: the president himself, who had 2013's "Worst Year in Washington." "When historians write the story of... More »

State of the Union Advice for Obama

Pundits urge Obama to think big, articulate a vision

(Newser) - President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address tonight, and every pundit out there has an opinion on how he should approach it. A sampling of the day's top unsolicited advice:
  • "It may be tempting to list a series of measures Obama wants Congress to pass,
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Obama's State of Union Message: 'Game On'

Pundits see president's speech as a populist offensive

(Newser) - President Obama delivered a feisty, populist State of the Union address last night ( excerpts here , pictures here ), and naturally pundits are dissecting and grading it today. Here's what they're saying:
  • "Obama had a simple message for Republicans: Game on," writes Chris Cillizza of the
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Health Care Reform Winners and Losers

Obama, Pelosi, GOP come out looking good; flip-floppers, not so much

(Newser) - The winners and losers of the health care reform battle will take years to determine, but Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post has some early choices. The winners:
  • President Obama: "He ran on doing big things and now will have health care to show for that pledge when he
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Post Kills 'Mouthpiece' Video Series After Hillary Joke

(Newser) - "Mouthpiece Theater" is no more. The Washington Post today killed the video-spoof series hosted by political reporters Dana Milbank and Chris Cillizza after they drew flak for suggesting that Hillary Clinton drink "Mad Bitch" beer. The reporters offered separate apologies and promised to stick to their strengths—print.... More »

Post Pulls Reporters' Video After 'Mad Bitch' Hillary Joke

(Newser) - Washington Post political writers Dana Milbank and Chris Cillizza are taking a drubbing over a video spoof in which they suggest brands of beer for the top names in politics—including "Mad Bitch" for Hillary Clinton. When bloggers drew attention to that line, in particular, the Post pulled the... More »

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