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Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 04/09/2014

McConnell correction goes viral (updated)

Could be a journalistic record here.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:09 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chicago sun-times, correction, Daily Beast, Harry Reid, judd legum, Koch Brothers, Mitch McConnell, National Journal, The Hill, thinkprogress

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Politico's self-promo backfires

Why did Politico pursue an ad with a top congressional staffer?

By Erik Wemple  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitch McConnell, Politico, Roll Call

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 04/12/2013

Mother Jones and Mitch McConnell: Assessing the charges

A Mother Jones publisher "observes" a meeting of a bunch of liberal groups. Is that cool?

By Erik Wemple  |  02:10 PM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kentucky, Mitch McConnell, Mother Jones, Progress Kentucky

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 04/11/2013

Mother Jones: 'No legal liability' in McConnell case

Mother Jones won't comment on the source of its Mitch McConnell tape, but it's sticking with its story about not being involved in its making.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:00 PM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitch McConnell, Mother Jones

Posted at 05:43 PM ET, 04/09/2013

McConnell tape: Judd statement needs context

Yes, Ashley Judd may take a shot or two at Mitch McConnell over that Mother Jones tape. An appropriately caveated shot, that is.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:43 PM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ashley judd, Mitch McConnell, Mother Jones

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 04/09/2013

How did Mother Jones obtain McConnell tape?

If Mother Jones didn't assist in creating the recording of the Mitch McConnell strategy session, it's okay under the law.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:56 PM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitch McConnell, Mother Jones

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 04/09/2013

Mother Jones: Tape wasn't 'Watergate-style'

Mother Jones says it wasn't involved in making the tape of the Mitch McConnell brainstorming session.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:46 PM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitch McConnell