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New Trump Attack on Media Has Surprise Target

President goes after Fox News, or at least its weekend crew

(Newser) - Not surprising: President Trump went after the New York Times on Twitter on Sunday, accusing it of writing "phony and exaggerated" stories about migrant detention centers. More surprising: Trump also went after Fox News in a three-tweet barrage—or at least the network's weekend crew. Watching the Fox...

Fox News' Newest Contributor Is a Surprising One

Donna Brazile, former DNC chair, will offer political analysis on Fox

(Newser) - Donna Brazile, the former Democratic National Committee chair who accused the DNC of essentially rigging the 2016 presidential primary for Hillary Clinton, has a new and perhaps surprising gig: Fox News contributor. "I know I’m going to get criticized from my friends in the progressive movement for being...

Donna Brazile to Critics: 'Go to Hell'

Former DNC chair says she won't be quiet

(Newser) - Donna Brazile has strong words for anyone who wishes she'd kept quiet instead of airing her implication that the Democratic National Committee essentially rigged the 2016 presidential primary for Hillary Clinton. "George, for those who are telling the me to shut up, they told Hillary that a couple...

Ex-DNC Head Says She Nearly Yanked Clinton Prior to Election

Donna Brazile claims she seriously considered replacing Clinton with Biden

(Newser) - Two days after Donna Brazile caused a stir by claiming, in an excerpt from her new book, that the Clinton campaign essentially rigged the Democratic primary , the former head of the Democratic National Committee is at it again. The Washington Post reports Brazile says she seriously considered replacing Hillary Clinton...

Brazile's Allegations Show War Is Coming to Democratic Party

Former DNC head accuses Clinton of rigging primary against Sanders

(Newser) - Donna Brazile, former head of the Democratic National Committee, made headlines Thursday when she accused the Clinton campaign and DNC of "unethical" behavior and "rigging" the primary in favor of Hillary Clinton. While not containing much new, provable information, Brazile's allegation is equivalent to "taking the...

Donna Brazile Suggests DNC Rigged Nomination for Clinton

Hillary's campaign asserted control of party finances long before she was nominee

(Newser) - Donna Brazile is out with a withering account alleging that the Democratic National Committee worked in cahoots with the Hillary Clinton campaign to make sure Clinton ended up as the nominee. The account, headlined "Inside Hillary Clinton's Secret Takeover of the DNC," is excerpted from an upcoming...

CNN Cuts Ties With Brazile After Allegations of Leaked Questions

In latest, she allegedly passed one to Clinton camp before debate with Sanders

(Newser) - CNN is severing ties with Donna Brazile as hacked emails suggest she passed along questions to Hillary Clinton before a debate and town hall during the Democratic primaries. Brazile's contract as a CNN contributor had been suspended since the summer anyway, when she began serving as interim chair of...

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Will Resign From DNC

At the end of the convention

(Newser) - Embattled Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced Sunday that she will step down, CNN reports. The announcement that she will resign following the party convention, which begins Monday, comes on the heels of leaked emails that appear to show that DNC officials were working to sabotage Bernie Sanders'...

Oprah's Mag Puts New Twist on Power List

(Newser) - Nobody’s No. 1 on O, the Oprah Magazine’s inaugural “Power List.” Indeed, no one’s any other number either.  “Power can be so many things,” the editors reason, so they’re honoring women who are powerful in different ways. A sampling:
  • The Power

Dem Fight Risks Fracturing Party's Base

McCain's GOP support grows even as Clinton, Obama numbers split

(Newser) - The continuing squabbling between the Democratic presidential candidates is taking a toll within the party and dividing groups considered crucial to a victory in November, polls show—even as more Republicans are lining up behind John McCain, the Wall Street Journal reports. "It is alarming and sickening," one...

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