Author: Aidan McLaughlin

Cenk Uygur on the Washington Post Newsroom Revolt, Being ‘Banned from CNN and MSNBC’, and 20 Years of Taking on the ‘Corporate Media’

Twenty years ago, Cenk Uygur launched a radio show from the living room of his one-bedroom apartment. Today, The Young Turks has grown into a sprawling online media company boasting tens of millions of subscribers — more than five million on YouTube alone. “The Iraq war was about to start,” Uygur recalled on this week’s […]

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Chris Stirewalt Lays Out How Fox News Worked to Undermine Trump’s Attempt to Claim Victory on Election Night

Former Fox News political editor Chris Stirewalt described in testimony before the Jan. 6 House select committee how the network sought to thwart attempts from then-President Donald Trump to mislead the public about how elections work. Stirewalt explained that Trump, in claiming the 2020 election was stolen, misunderstood common phenomenon during elections — known as the […]

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BREAKING: Bill Stepien Bails on Scheduled Testimony at Jan. 6 Hearing Monday Citing Family Emergency

Former Trump campaign manager Bill Stepien bailed on his scheduled testimony before the House Select committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. “Due to a family emergency, Mr. William Stepien is unable to testify before the Select Committee this morning,” the committee said in a statement. “His counsel will appear and make […]

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Biden Responds to Bipartisan Gun Deal: ‘It Does Not Do Everything That I Think is Needed’

President Joe Biden responded on Sunday to the bipartisan deal on a set of gun safety measures reached by 20 senators. Biden said the bill “does not do everything that I think is needed, but it reflects important steps in the right direction.” The bipartisan proposal, led by Senators Chris Murphy (D-CT), Krysten Sinema (D-AZ), Thom Tillis (R-NC) and  John Cornyn (R-TX), […]

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GOP Governor Tells Fox News Trump is ‘Politically, Morally Responsible’ For Jan. 6 Riot, Many Republicans Seeking ‘Offramp’ From Ex-President

Asa Hutchinson, the Republican governor of Arkansas, told Fox News that former President Donald Trump is “politically, morally responsible” for the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Hutchinson told anchor Bret Baier on Fox News Sunday that the Jan. 6 hearings are an “important review,” though he said he did not see a “factual […]

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David Axelrod Says Biden’s Age Will Be ‘Major Issue’ If He Wins Re-Election

Former Obama adviser David Axelrod said President Joe Biden’s age would be a “major issue” if he were to win re-election in 2024. “The presidency is a monstrously taxing job and the stark reality is the president would be closer to 90 than 80 at the end of a second term, and that would be […]

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Here’s Why Fox News Didn’t Air the Jan. 6 Hearing

The opening hearing from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol made clear why Fox News broke from every other major news network by refusing to air the prime time hearing. It was so the network can continue to mislead its viewers about what happened on Jan. 6, 2021. ABC, […]

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