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Rand Paul to Use Footnotes, so 'Leave Me the Hell Alone'

Move comes as senator loses 'Washington Times' column

(Newser) - Sen. Rand Paul yesterday offered a solution to his plagiarism problem : "What we are going to do from here forward, if it will make people leave me the hell alone, is we're going to do (written material) like college papers," he tells the New York Times . "... More »

Obama 'Shuns' Fox at Press Conferences

ABC gets called on the most: study

(Newser) - Does President Obama play favorites with the press? A new study shows certain media outlets getting a healthy dose of attention at news conferences, while others—notably Fox News—receive less, Politico reports. Smart Politics finds that Fox is "still shunned" at the events; its reporters, the study says,... More »

Fox Pundits Slam Palin During Ad Break

Commentators applaud nasty reviews of reality show

(Newser) - Fox News commentators were caught ridiculing their colleague’s reality show during a commercial break—during which their mics were still on. Politics Daily reports that ex-Washington Times editor Liz Trotta gleefully recounted a New York Times review of Sarah Palin’s Alaska which likened it to “The Sound ... More »

Right Goes Nuts Over Ground Zero Mosque

Even though the Imam is a moderate who works with FBI

(Newser) - Remember Tea Party honcho Mark Williams' “ monkey god ” outburst? Well he's not the only right-winger spewing flames over the proposed Muslim community center being built a few blocks from Ground Zero. The imam behind the center says it's designed to “bridge and heal a divide” and says... More »

Steele to Critics: Fire Me or Shut Up

Reports say donors shunning RNC because of its chairman

(Newser) - Michael Steele lashed out at his Republican critics today, telling them to “get a life” and “get out of the way.” Steele was responding to the hail of friendly fire he’s been taking lately, including today’s Washington Times report that donors are boycotting the RNC.... More »

Washington Times Slashes Staff

Top editor gone; sports, metro sections ditched

(Newser) - The Washington Times has slashed half of its 170 newsroom staff ahead of Monday's relaunch of its print edition. The sports and metro sections will cease to exist as separate sections and nearly all staff members of those sections have been laid off, sources tell the Washington Post . Managing editor... More »

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