Washington Post reporter Dave Weigel was shutout by Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz (Fla.) in a recent game of Madden NFL 17.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday praised Republican candidates for their success in California’s primary election Tuesday night and predicted there “may be a big red wave” come November.
The Washington Post on Wednesday endorsed state Senator Jennifer Wexton as the “best qualified” Democratic candidate to face off against Rep. Barbara Comstock (R., Va.) in the general election for Virginia’s 10th Congressional District.
Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) underwent surgery at Phoenix’s Mayo Clinic over the weekend due to an intestinal infection and is in “stable condition,” according to an announcement from his office Monday evening.
The Washington Post fact checker on Wednesday gave Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin (Wis.) “three Pinocchios” for claiming in a recent campaign ad that a hedge fund in New York was responsible for shutting down a Wisconsin factory and making the town it was in go “bankrupt.”
It seems hardly a week goes by without media outlets leaping at a study that purports to explain the real reason Donald Trump won the 2016 election. Such studies never focus on Trump’s strengths or Hillary Clinton’s weakness, but coincidentally often end up indicting the cultural forces that mainstream journalists worry about the most. Two such studies caught my eye in the past week because they both seem to fall for the same fallacy.
Jill McCabe, the wife of former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, falsely claimed in a Monday op-ed that her husband “kept himself separate” from her state senate campaign.
Robin Givhan, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist with the Washington Post, was kicked out of a conference hosted by the Black Entertainment Television Network earlier this week after she attended and published quotes from former First Lady Michelle Obama’s question-and-answer session.
Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.) on Sunday wrote an op-ed in an attempt to dismiss concerns about his previous praise for Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan, who has repeatedly used disparaging language to condemn white people and Jewish people.