Saturday, July 29, 2006

AP - "[s]ome Southern lawmakers rebelled" against Voting Rights Act extension, didn't mention that almost all of those lawmakers were Republicans

An Associated Press article on President Bush's signing of a 25-year extension of certain provisions of the 1965 Voting Rights Act described those in Congress who "rebelled" against the renewal as "[s]ome Southern lawmakers," without mentioning that the vast majority of those lawmakers were Republicans. Fox News' Brit Hume, meanwhile, completely glossed over House Republicans' efforts to derail the act's renewal. Read more

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