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Newt Gingrich

October 30, 2011

From Rick Perry’s Campaign To Fox News’ Website

The only guest on Fox News Sunday today was Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry. As Chris Wallace said in his introduction, Perry’s “campaign staffers talk about trying to reboot Perry 2.0.” Well, Mission Accomplished on FoxNews.com! They called their video of the segment, “Rick Perry Reboots Presidential Campaign.”

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Reported by Ellen at 6:49 PM

September 23, 2011

Fox News Failed To Disclose Right-Wing Affiliations Of Two YouTube Debate Questioners

It turns out that two of Fox News' YouTube questioners were not quite the average citizens they appeared to be. Think Progress noted that one questioner, Kristen Williamson, is a spokeswoman from Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), an anti-immigrant hate group. Although her question was not presented as having been selected by viewers, the format of the presentation was the same as those that were.

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Reported by Ellen at 12:34 PM

August 12, 2011

Palin “So Proud” Of Gingrich For Attacking Her Fox News Colleagues, Bret Baier And Chris Wallace

Now that Sarah Palin has suddenly revived her bus tour just in time to crash the Republican presidential campaign in Iowa, she got a perch on the Hannity show tonight from which to offer her “insights” and look important. So how did she repay the favor to Fox? By cheering on Newt Gingrich’s attacks on her own Fox News colleagues, Chris Wallace and Bret Baier, who had served as the GOP debate moderators of the night before.

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Reported by Ellen at 11:12 PM

Newt Gingrich And Hannity Complain About “Gotcha Questions” From Fox’s Chris Wallace

Apparently, Fox News host and Republican presidential debate moderator Chris Wallace was just a little too objective for Newt Gingrich and Sean Hannity Thursday night (8/11/11). During the debate, Gingrich swung a hard jab at Wallace for asking the “gotcha question” about the mass exodus of Gingrich advisors and the campaign’s finance problems. Later, during a sympathetic post-debate interview with Hannity, Hannity complained about the clear “double standard” of questions for candidates. So was Hannity saying his own Fox News colleague was part of the biased, liberal media? I report, you decide.

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Reported by Ellen at 1:25 AM

August 11, 2011

GOP Debate Open Thread

Anyone out there watching? How'd you like Newt Gingrich's little dust up? Share your thoughts!

Reported by Ellen at 9:34 PM