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  • Rep. Maxine Waters Cleared of Ethics Violations

    Sep 21, 12 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments


    *Politico is reporting that the House Ethics Committee has voted not charge Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters with any violations following a lengthy, contentious probe into whether she improperly aided a minority-owned bank in which her husband owned stock during the 2008 U.S. financial crisis. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] The decision clears the way for […]

  • Joe Williams: ‘How I Became a Victim of the Republican Smear Machine’

    Jul 7, 12 by EURpublisher03 4 Comments


    *The black reporter whose questionable comments about Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney got him fired, is speaking out. Joe Williams, a former political reporter at Politico.com, has released an essay on TheGrio.com talking about his experience at thPolitico and why he thinks he’s a victim. Here’s an excerpt: As soon as the words escaped my […]

  • Joe Williams Fired by Politico

    Jun 30, 12 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *(Via Journalisms) – Joseph Williams, the Politico reporter whose comments and tweets about Mitt Romney led last week to a suspension, is leaving the publication. His exit provides a cautionary tale about how “a tiny group of organizations with Internet access, a money pipeline and next to no credibility can coerce powerful, independent news organizations […]

  • Politico Reporter Joe Williams Suspended For Being Black?

    Jun 22, 12 by EURpublisher03 Leave a comment


    *Joe Williams, a reporter for Politico.com, has been suspended for making comments about Mitt Romney that the company deems to be racially-offensive. But should he have been suspended? Like EURweb on Facebook Here are his comments: It’s very interesting that he does so many appearances on Fox & Friends. And it’s unscripted. It’s the only […]

  • Turner’s Two Cents: Scandal Proves Herman Cain’s Incompetence

    Nov 3, 11 by EurPublisher 3 Comments


    *His clumsy handling of the unfolding sexual harassment scandal proves that Herman Cain does not have the intelligent judgment necessary to be President of the United States. If Herman Cain was a bit smarter and little less arrogant he would’ve anticipated this crisis and prepared for it.  He’s always known about the sexual harassment complaints […]

  • Herman Cain: ‘I Have Never Sexually Harassed Anyone’

    Nov 1, 11 by EurPublisher 6 Comments


    *(Via AJC.com) – Trying to keep the lid on a budding scandal, Republican/Tea Party presidential candidate Herman Cain denied on Monday that he had ever sexually harassed anyone and declared that reports of such allegations are a “witch hunt.” Cain acknowledged that he was accused of sexual harassment when he ran the National Restaurant Association […]