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  • New York Times demotes high-ranking editor following social media controversies

    08/13/2019 11:34:01 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 13 2019 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    A high-ranking editor at The New York Times was demoted following recent incidents that resulted in a heavy backlash on social media. The Times confirmed to Fox News on Tuesday that the editor, Jonathan Weisman, has been demoted for his "serious lapses in judgment." "Jonathan Weisman met with [New York Times Executive Editor] Dean Baquet today and apologized for his recent serious lapses in judgment. As a consequence of his actions, he has been demoted and will no longer be overseeing the team that covers Congress or be active on social media. We don't typically discuss personnel matters, but we're...
  • Republicans Back Down, Ending Crisis Over Shutdown and Debt Limit

    10/16/2013 7:15:33 PM PDT · by lonestar67 · 337 replies
    NYT ^ | Oct. 16, 2013 | By JONATHAN WEISMAN and ASHLEY PARKER
    <p>WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans conceded defeat on Wednesday in their bitter budget fight with President Obama over the new health care law as the House and Senate approved last-minute legislation ending a disruptive 16-day government shutdown and extending federal borrowing power to avert a financial default with potentially worldwide economic repercussions.</p>
  • Politico: Tea Party Challenge to GOP Senators an 'Expensive Headache'

    08/31/2013 3:26:32 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 25 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 8/31/13 | Matthew Boyle
    In his Saturday Playbook email, Politico’s Mike Allen defended GOP establishment Senators like Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham, Lamar Alexander and others facing Tea Party challengers as up against nothing more than an “expensive headache” they will defeat. Allen, a denizen of D.C. political establishment, highlighted two news stories to make his point: One from the New York Times, and the other from the Associated Press. The New York Times’ Jennifer Steinhauser reported with Jonathan Weisman on the front page of the Gray Lady on Saturday that “[d]espite their careful efforts, some of the best-known and most influential Republicans...
  • NYT's Weisman Wonders Why GOP Won't Just Capitulate After Obama Win: "What Are Elections For?"

    03/18/2013 2:08:50 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | March 18, 2013 | Clay Waters
    Betraying his impatience with the Republican Party's insistence that President Obama cut spending, New York Times political reporter Jonathan Weisman sounded shocked that the GOP wasn't simply surrendering its principles in the wake of Obama's four–point victory last November, in Monday's "Republicans Determined To Press On With Air, If Not Vote, of Confidence." (Nice flattering photo of Paul Ryan, by the way.) A year ago this month, Representative Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin stood on the floor of the House and declared that the ideals of small government, privatized health care and rigorous spending discipline captured in the budget plan...
  • WHITE HOUSE BLASTS WASH POST ON SOCIAL SECURITY CLAIM....

    02/03/2005 7:14:21 PM PST · by kcvl · 94 replies · 5,574+ views
    THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary (Great Falls, Montana) ____________________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release February 3, 2005 SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT Participants get 100% of Their Personal Retirement Accounts, Both Principal and Interest Myth: Jonathan Weisman's Washington Post Story today (p A13), includes the headline that "Participants would Forfeit Part of Accounts' Profits," which is flat wrong. The article says workers who opt for personal accounts "would ultimately get to keep only the investment returns that exceed the rate of return that the money would have accrued in the traditional system." This statement, unfortunately, is also flat wrong. Both...