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Raddatz Visited Biden at His Residence in March
Weekly Standard ^ | 10/12/12 | Daniel Halper

Posted on 10/12/2012 7:47:50 AM PDT by KansasGirl

White House records reveal that the moderator of last night's vice presidential debate, Martha Raddatz, visited Vice President Joe Biden at his official residence on March 26, 2012. Raddatz is an employee of ABC News.

As the records show, that day Raddatz visited the VPR (or, the vice president's residence) for a "Women's History Month Reception." That record was released on June 29, 2012.

According to Biden's schedule released the day before the event, "the Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden will host a reception in honor of Women’s History Month at the Naval Observatory."

There appears to be no pool report from the event, which presumably was widely attended, that might have recorded the details from the events.

On at least one other occasion, Raddatz visited the White House. According to records, that visit was on December 18, 2009. The reason for that visit is not know, though her meeting appears to have taken place in the Old Executive Office Building, and not the West Wing.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012debates; abcnews; corruption; cultureofcorruption; enemedia; integrity; liberalmedia; mediabias; mediamalpractice; raddatz

1 posted on 10/12/2012 7:47:55 AM PDT by KansasGirl
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To: KansasGirl

WHEN DO WE GET TO PICK A CONSERVATIVE MODERATOR?

WHY ARE THEY ALWAYS FLAMING LIBTARDS?


2 posted on 10/12/2012 7:50:14 AM PDT by Mr. K ("The only thing the World would hate more than the USA in charge is the USA NOT in charge")
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To: KansasGirl

Why do we allow this? She was an attack dog against Ryan.


3 posted on 10/12/2012 7:55:49 AM PDT by LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
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To: KansasGirl

As my son pointed out last night, she directed most of her questions to Ryan thereby giving Biden lots of time to write notes and formulate his response. And of course she challenged Ryan far more often than Biden. This was patently biased.


4 posted on 10/12/2012 7:56:03 AM PDT by Starboard
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5 posted on 10/12/2012 7:57:53 AM PDT by Nachum (The List was hacked- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Starboard

Not only did that hag challenge Ryan far more, she teamed up with Biden to do so. It wasn’t a “debate” as much as it was an interrogation.


6 posted on 10/12/2012 7:59:05 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Record high turnout is our hope for sending 0bama home. Pray hard!!!)
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To: Mr. K

She should have disclosed this ... if she was honest.


7 posted on 10/12/2012 8:00:14 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: KansasGirl

Her entire first question to Biden was designed to defuse the foreign policy debacle and disaster currently unfolding. That set the tone. From there Biden was free to act like a local precinct captain.


8 posted on 10/12/2012 8:01:47 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: KansasGirl

Its like we give the dimwits a 50 ft head start in a 100 ft race.
Sure they are chain smokers and stop frequently to give each other pats on the back but still.


9 posted on 10/12/2012 8:02:50 AM PDT by Leep (Forward! to serfdom)
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To: Starboard
As my son pointed out last night, she directed most of her questions to Ryan thereby giving Biden lots of time to write notes and formulate his response.

Not only that but it also allowed Biden to get the last word in on almost every occasion except a couple where she cut off Ryan before he had finished his point.

The debate was timed at 41 minutes for Joe and 40 for Ryan but Joe continually talked over or horse laughed, during Ryan's responses to the questions.

10 posted on 10/12/2012 8:03:50 AM PDT by oldbrowser (An empty chair attracts a stadium full of empty chairs.)
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To: KansasGirl

11 posted on 10/12/2012 8:04:42 AM PDT by maggief
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To: KansasGirl

I hadn’t seen anyone mention this but Ryan ask to be called Mr Ryan instead of Congressman Ryan.
All through the debate moderator Ratass kept calling him the “C” word.


12 posted on 10/12/2012 8:05:56 AM PDT by Leep (Forward! to serfdom)
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To: BunnySlippers
She should have disclosed this ... if she was honest.

These people have no scruples...honesty never crosses their minds.

13 posted on 10/12/2012 8:07:39 AM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Mr. K

We need to pound the GOP and the presidential commission for change in moderators and formats...I’d like the names of those on the commission that agree to these debates and moderators. Anyone know? Please list names and party...news said some ‘old’ Republicans on the commission re debates but not sure who. I want to shoot them when I do find them....


14 posted on 10/12/2012 8:11:42 AM PDT by Faithfull
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To: BunnySlippers; LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
"She should have disclosed this"

There ya go! Every debate should start with full disclosure of who the moderators are and what circles they run in. It would be great if the casual audiences that don't follow politics as much as some of us were told that she visited Biden's house, Obama was a guest at her wedding and that he gave her (new) hubby high level job in his regime.

Every time Claire Shipman shows up on ABC news to praise the regime they should disclose that she's married to Jay Carney, official spinner, Angrier Mitchell should be introduced as Alan Greenspan's wife and so on...

I'd like to see disclosures put on scroll bars along the bottom of the screen when every they appear.

15 posted on 10/12/2012 8:26:32 AM PDT by Baynative
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To: LowTaxesEqualsProsperity

Her very first question was, to the effect....”was there an intelligence failure in Libya?”

Now such as intelligence failures is the most recent regime talking points after so many excuses have failed. So how comes, FIRST QUESTION, Radditz (probably one of the ugliest woman on the planet so we know she’s a liberal) asks the talking point?

The SECOND question was asked of Ryan, to the effect, “wasn’t it out of line for Romney to hold a press conference the day of the Benghazi attack?”...once again...LIB TALKING POINTS!

May God Bless this Radditz woman born so darn ugly she hurt our eyes. Ugly women are bitter women.

Not to mention she was a guest at Obama’s wedding and now we learn of these visits.

In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, dear Lord this very ugly woman, physical, got uglier with her past contact and lack of impartiality revealed.

So yeah, why don’t we see a conservative asking questions?

Inquiring minds want to know.

Always remember that horribly ugly woman who showed ugliness of all kinds last night.

Mock her like Biden mocked Ryan.

Don’t get me started on Biden.


16 posted on 10/12/2012 8:27:44 AM PDT by Fishtalk (http://patfish.blogspot.com/)
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To: KansasGirl

This situation is not unusual in Washington DC. There are lots of social and celebratory events at official Washington sites. Most of official Washington could attend. A well connected reporter on the national stage would be invited to these, regardless of which party is in power.


17 posted on 10/12/2012 8:29:38 AM PDT by BAW (“If you’ve got a business – you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.”- Pres Obama)
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To: KansasGirl
Raddatz interrupted Ryan 32 times and Biden interrupted Ryan 82 times. They didn't let him talk .still Ryan should have at least tried to call Raddatz on her bias an interruptions and to call the media out on it's shilling for Obama.

Romney destroyed the marxist POS Obama in their debate.

Ryan had the opportunity to tell the American people. finally had the opportunity without the media filter to tell the American people how this socialist POS obama is destroying America with debt, with abusing power, etc. and how the media is covering for it. but he didn't. someone has to get these points to Romney so he says this.workforce participation lowest in 30 years, 6 trillion in debt which will destroy the country etc.

1. how Obama is destroying America with debt more government and abuse of power.
2. how Oamba has abused power with the czars, with the executive order passing the dream act Amnesty.
3. how the media is protecting Obama and pulling the wool over the American peoples eyes (”why hasn't the media asked any of these questions I'm posing like when have the media mentioned the 6 trillion $ in debt that Obama has piled on America and how that debt will cause America to collapse because we can never pay that back.

Me ,a regular joe I would have told Biden, Your socialist leader Obama has piled on 6 trillion in debt on America. Now you detail exactly how we are going to pay that back. And that bird brain Biden would not have been able to answer. Here’s a clue Obama, we will never be able to pay that much money back and we will collapse worse than Greece is. 6 trillion in Obama debt will crush us, the U.s. and no one can tell me it won’t because we will never ever be able to pay that money back. And I would keep peppering that POS biden with that and other questions like how many jobs were there when Obama took over and how many now ? And how there are less jobs now with 8 million more in the workforce about 10 million deficit in jobs etc. many other questions.

I would have pointed out media bias and how Obama is destroying the U.S. with debt and big government and taking our freedoms, and it’s dictatorial executive order :” You tell me how Obama has the right to act like a dictator. I ask Congress now to do your duty and impeach Obama for abuse of power for passing the dream act Amnesty for illegals over the objection of Congress and behind the American people. Have you no shame Obama? Resign now for this dictatorial act and for destroying the American dream, and the media for covering this up”

Oh I can go on for 300 pages like this but what’s the point. I hope we can still pull it out but Ryan had an opportunity and I hope mitt says this.

I'm a regular joe but I see all this abuse of power etc. and what this Ryan doesn't see that Obama is abusing power and doesn't call for impeachment to tell the American people so they support the impeachment? what the hell is wrong with Ryan . Am I much smarter than him or what ? what?

18 posted on 10/12/2012 8:29:49 AM PDT by Democrat_media (limit government to 5000 words of laws. how to limit gov Quantify limited government ...)
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To: BAW

"This situation is not unusual in Washington DC. There are lots of social and celebratory events at official Washington sites. Most of official Washington could attend. A well connected reporter on the national stage would be invited to these, regardless of which party is in power."

She still should have disclosed this fact.

19 posted on 10/12/2012 8:33:03 AM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: Democrat_media

The couple times I noticed raddaz interrupt Biden were at times when it seemed like he was about to say something damaging to their campaign.


20 posted on 10/12/2012 8:35:37 AM PDT by uncitizen (Religion of Peace my hind end !)
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To: oldbrowser

What was biden doing for those 6 days in hiding. practicing the horse laugh and how to continuously interrupt like a 4 year old who’s mommy is on the phone?


21 posted on 10/12/2012 8:40:12 AM PDT by uncitizen (Religion of Peace my hind end !)
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To: uncitizen
Yes that pos raddatz knew the media had been covering up for Obama for 4 years and didn't want Ryan revealing any of Obama’s failures to the American people so that pos raddatz wouldn't let Ryan speak for the fist time to the American people. I would have said” You won't let me talk because you want to keep from the American people what you the media and Obama are doing to America which is destroying America with 6 trillion in added Obama debt, unlawful executive orders that require impeachment of Obama,” Clearly your behavior interrupting me shows the media bias and that media will let Obama get away with anything and this should scare Americans as the media hides any thing obama does. etc. Ryan failed big time. This Ryan has no idea what is going on in the country or the media. Romney did do great in the debate though. many wanted ryan to be the nominee. someone should get the points I made in a bigger post to Romney.
22 posted on 10/12/2012 8:47:26 AM PDT by Democrat_media (limit government to 5000 words of laws. how to limit gov Quantify limited government ...)
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To: KansasGirl

GOP, are you waking up yet?? WTH will it take for you to finally DEMAND fairness in the choice of moderators?

If we are going to actually have to endure the moderator debating the Repub candidate, like that manbeast in a dress was debating Ryan, then we can damned well demand Mark Levin and Rush Limbaugh.


23 posted on 10/12/2012 8:53:23 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Don't be afraid to see what you see. (Ronald Reagan))
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To: Mr. K

I wonder the same thing?


24 posted on 10/12/2012 8:53:43 AM PDT by rawhide
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To: Democrat_media

First off I think we here a FR should’ve demanded that Raddaz recuse herself. I suggested it and most responses were of the don’t hold your breath kind.

We have to understand that RATS as well as GOP leaders and the media read us and they know our collective opinion here is very powerful to change things.

Next point, I think Ryan did not respond IN WORDS to the blatant bias of Raddatz because he knew the media would later spin that into a tinfoil hat thing. What he did instead was to let the bias speak for itself.

Romney/Ryan are staying out of the dirt and attempting to not let RAT negativity and lies get more attention than their “job creation” message.

anyone who watched last night knows there is much about that message they weren’t allowed to hear and they know whose fault that is.


25 posted on 10/12/2012 9:00:52 AM PDT by uncitizen (Religion of Peace my hind end !)
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To: Starboard

And even with that help, the man made a fool of himself.


26 posted on 10/12/2012 9:27:02 AM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: KansasGirl

Pffft! I wondered about her after she first came out and told her Chamillionaire- Ridin’ Dirty- story.

Interesting choice of a story in my opinion, especially since she didn’t need to give the precise details as she did.


27 posted on 10/12/2012 10:14:33 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Irenic
We all know that they've painted Romney as a dirty millionaire. Tell me her little story didn't serve a purpose. But if we try to point that out, we will be painted as /tinfoil. Aren't they so clever...

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Barbra Streisand Calls Mitt Romney "Quite an Actor, a Chameleon"

On "Meet the Press," Gibbs calls Romney a "chameleon."

New Account Says Obama Has 'Genuine Disdain' For 'Chameleon' Mitt Romney

Obama campaign slams 'chameleon' Romney for 'disavowing' on '47 percent remark'

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28 posted on 10/12/2012 10:17:52 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: maggief

Oh bless his heart...Paul Ryan must have wondered what play ground he landed in...


29 posted on 10/12/2012 10:24:50 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: Baynative

How about Gwen Ifill from PBS in 2008?
She was a known Obambot and was writing a love note book on Teh Oen
When she “moderated” the “debate”....total fraud.


30 posted on 10/12/2012 10:28:35 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: uncitizen
Ryan has no clue in the debate nor in Congress.

Ryan is a congressman and he has let Obama violate the Constitution with its unlawful executive orders as when obama passed the Dream act Amnesty by itself. No American has even heard of this .that Ryan hasn't tried to impeach Obama or brought it up in the debate shows Ryan has no clue about anything that is going on in the country. Has he no knowledge at all about what the Constitution is how there are supposed to be checks and balances etc. Obvious to me this Ryan had no clue and to let those 2 socialists walk all over him. I ‘m beyond livid. I could have taken those 2 socialists down. And I'm no congressman . Romney by contrast did great and destroyed that POS obama. this could have been the fatal blow to Obama . ryan blew . has no clue. and most freepers preferred Ryan over Romney. Ryan has no clue what the Constitution is nor anything. Ryan thought he was just in a debate about policy , no he had an opportunity for the first time to reveal to the American people that Obama is destroying America and with the media's help. that he didn't understand that shows he has no clue.

31 posted on 10/12/2012 11:05:58 AM PDT by Democrat_media (limit government to 5000 words of laws. how to limit gov Quantify limited government ...)
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To: uncitizen
Ryan has no clue in the debate nor in Congress.

Ryan is a congressman and he has let Obama violate the constitituion with its unlawful excutive orders as when obama passed the Dream act Amnesty by itself. No American has even heard of this .that Ryan hasn't tried to impeach Obama or brought it up in the debate shows Ryan has no clue about anything that is going on in the country. Has he no knowledge at all about what the Constitution is how there are supposed to be checks and balances etc. Obvious to me this Ryan had no clue and to let those 2 socialists walk all over him. I ‘m beyond livid. I could have taken those 2 socialists down. And I'm no congressman . Romney by contrast did great and destroyed that POS obama. this could have been the fatal blow to Obama . ryan blew his chance . has no clue. and most freepers preffered Ryan over Romney. Ryan has no clue what the Constitution is nor anything. Ryan thought he was just in a debate about policy , no he had an opportunity for the first time to reveal to the American people that Obama is destroying America and with the media's help and how dangerous that is for Americans. that he didn't understand that shows he has no clue.

32 posted on 10/12/2012 11:08:22 AM PDT by Democrat_media (limit government to 5000 words of laws. how to limit gov Quantify limited government ...)
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To: KansasGirl
Headline, "if I ran the Newspaper:"

"Ryan Defeats Biden-Raddatz Tag Team"

33 posted on 10/12/2012 11:52:53 AM PDT by cookcounty ("When I speak, I say what I mean and I mean what I say!" ---Joe Biden, 10/11/2012)
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To: Democrat_media; KansasGirl
"...Obama has piled on 6 trillion in debt on America. Now you detail exactly how we are going to pay that back..."

Just like we did before! De-value the dollar, and the debt becomes ten cents on the dollar, or ONE CENT on the dollar!

Remember the 'Carter' years and the interest rates back then. Can we get away with it again? I dunno .............................................. FRegards

34 posted on 10/12/2012 2:15:29 PM PDT by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms ... FRegards)
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To: KansasGirl

I recently attended a Sun Belt Conference football game in which the officiating was perhaps the worst I have ever seen - it was quite obvious that the home team was playing against both the other team and the zebras. Republicans should know and understand that every debate hosted by any media organization will be the same way - there is no reason to expect fair treatment. Libs and muslims are the same in this regard - they see no moral problem with lying and cheating to win. Therefore the Republican must always be better prepared, stick to verifiable facts, remain calm and be the adult in the room. I thought Ryan did very well in the face of the enemy.


35 posted on 10/12/2012 4:03:21 PM PDT by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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To: KansasGirl

One UGKY woman....oh well, she’s a typical Dem.


36 posted on 10/13/2012 3:21:31 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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