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  • Nicolle Wallace Jabs Laura Ingraham Over Jeb Criticism: 'She Hates Everybody'

    03/31/2015 6:43:24 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 15 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    On today's Morning Joe, liberal Republican Nicolle Wallace sought to slough off a Politico article reporting that Jeb Bush is losing the influential "Laura Ingraham primary." Claimed Wallace, who served as Jeb's press secretary when he was governor of Florida, Ingraham "hates everybody. She always hates the Republicans more than the Democrats at this point, too." Wallace even suggested that Ingraham's criticism of McCain [for whom Wallace also worked] and Romney contributed to their defeats: "will we ever wonder what effect that has in the outcome; both guys lost? Do we think it's good to cheer down our own side?...
  • Talk show primary: Cruz may be trailing in polls, but winning big among conservative radio hosts

    03/29/2015 12:06:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    The Politico ^ | March 28, 2015 | Hadas Gold and Jonathan Topaz
    Glenn Beck wants listeners to pray for him. Mark Levin says Fox News is out to get him. Hugh Hewitt calls him an “intellectual leader.” Rush Limbaugh thinks his campaign launch was “masterful.” Laura Ingraham hails him as “Reaganesque.” Erick Erickson considers him a “good friend.” Ted Cruz may be trailing in the polls and strapped for cash, but the first declared candidate of the 2016 race is winning in at least one key contest — the conservative talk-show primary. Tens of millions of listeners — and potential GOP primary voters — tune in each week to the biggest right-wing...
  • Jeb Bush's Matt Drudge problem and why he ticks off so many conservatives

    03/23/2015 7:25:03 AM PDT · by libstripper · 40 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | Mar. 20, 2015 | Adam C. Smith
    Jeb Bush has a serious Matt Drudge problem, and that points to a more fundamental electoral problem. Among the most prominent headlines Thursday evening: POLL: 54% WANT FRESH FACES IN '16....NH voters pan Bush...Jeb Still Refuses to Rule Out Tax Hikes... The prior Friday, during his New Hampshire debut as a likely 2016 presidential candidate, much of the mainstream media was gushing over Bush's substance, his accessibility and his refusal to pander to the right on issues like immigration reform. But Drudge offered these headlines: RUBIO ON RISE...JEB STRUGGLES FROM WITHIN...Says his view on immigration is 'grown-up plan'...WALKER: 'WE...
  • Jeb's Talk Radio Problem

    03/23/2015 7:18:30 AM PDT · by libstripper · 7 replies
    Poliico ^ | Mar. 22, 2015 | MIchael Kruse
    “He’s not a conservative.” That’s Rush Limbaugh talking about Jeb Bush. “The ideal, the perfect ticket, for the 2016 election: Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush. Now, they can figure out who’s on top of the ticket on their own, but when you compare their positions, Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush, on the key, important issues, they are two peas in the same pod.” That, too. “You know what Jeb Bush is? He’s an old-time liberal Republican.” That’s Mark Levin . “If I had to bet right now, he’d be the nominee; and if I had to bet right now, he’ll lose.”...
  • NAACP Leader Slams Obama's Amnesty: 'We're Not Going to the Back of the Bus Again'

    03/11/2015 5:27:26 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 51 replies ^ | Alex Griswold
    A local NAACP president spoke out against how illegal immigrants are using up public resources that would have otherwise gone to people of color in the country legally on “The Laura Ingraham Show” Monday. Bob Ross, president of the Maryland Prince George’s County NAACP, was on the show to discuss his efforts to lobby against Prince George County’s efforts to create two high schools specifically for recent immigrants and dedicated to teaching students English. The local NAACP chapter is vocally against the proposal, with Ross calling it ”separate but equal.” (RELATED: NAACP Battles Latino Group Over Special Schools For Immigrant...
  • Ingraham uses CPAC speech to bash Bush

    02/27/2015 6:33:43 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 10 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 27, 2015 | David McCabe
    Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham used her speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) to slam moderate former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R). The influential talker suggested that Bush, who is quickly becoming a favorite of the Republican establishment, could even run on the same ticket as likely Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton because of their policy similarities. "Why don't we just call it quits, and Jeb and Hillary can run on the same ticket," she said to applause. Ingraham's criticism reflects the way that conservative base is skeptical of Bush, who has locked down the support of many establishment...
  • Laura Ingraham: Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton Should Run on the Same Ticket

    02/27/2015 8:12:58 AM PST · by Zakeet · 33 replies
    National Journal ^ | February 27, 2015 | Emma Roller
    Jeb Bush will speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference this afternoon. But Laura Ingraham wasn't going to let him have an easy welcome. In her speech Friday morning, the conservative talk-show host opened with a warning shot at Bush, asking attendees to raise their hands if they were skeptical of another Bush presidency. The crowd applauded. "Jeb and Hillary could run on the same ticket," Ingraham continued. "The idea that we should conduct any kind of coronation ... because 50 rich families decide who will best decide their interests? No way, Jose." She went on to jab at Bush...
  • Laura Ingraham claims Chris Christie is a conservative

    02/26/2015 4:00:31 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 27 replies
    MofoPolitics ^ | Oct. 23, 2014
    There’s a lot I like about Christie, and I know there’s a lot of people across the country going ‘I can’t believe she’s saying that! Christie’s a liberal!’ First of all, Christie’s not a liberal. (Laugh-snorts), okay? For the record, since bribing and cajoling his way into the governor’s mansion in 2009, the severely conservative Chris Christie has: Signed Hitlerian anti-gun legislation Endorsed Obama’s unconstitutional police state Confessed to agreeing with Andrew Cuomo on “98%”
  • Mike Lee: Charles Krauthammer Does Not Have A Crystal Ball

    12/20/2014 1:53:34 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 37 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | Patrick Howley
    Utah Sen. Mike Lee defended himself Tuesday against allegations that his point of order vote, which he earned in partnership with Sens. Ted Cruz and Jeff Sessions, contributed to President Barack Obama being able to confirm more of his nominees through the outgoing Democratic Senate majority. “Look, I’ve got tremendous respect for Charles Krauthammer, but he does not have a crystal ball,” Utah Sen. Mike Lee said on the Laura Ingraham radio show.
  • Laura Ingraham: Elizabeth Warren sounds more conservative than Paul Ryan

    12/13/2014 3:31:41 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 42 replies
    On Republicans working with Obama to pass a $1.1 trillion Omnibus spending bill written by and for the Chamber of Amnesty… I don’t know how you go into 2016…and you say: ‘Okay, I want you to support the GOP because…we didn’t stop immigration-amnesty, we’re gonna bring in a lot more guest workers, and we think it’s good to do these big omnibus bills…oh, and by the way, we’re probably gonna fight a couple more wars. Vote for us.’ … What position would you rather be in? Warren’s position or, like, Paul Ryan– Mister Budget Hawk? Oh boy, that Paul Ryan...
  • GOP congressman scolded for being 'played' by Boehner

    12/05/2014 7:24:14 AM PST · by Whenifhow · 21 replies
    WND ^ | Dec 4, 2014 | Staff
    Conservatives are angered by the House leader’s agreement to a continuing resolution on the budget that would effectively strip Republicans of their power to stop Obama’s plan to allow up to 5 million illegal aliens to remain in the U.S. snip …talk host (Laura Ingraham) contended “there’s no mention in your very short bill of funding, and the way to stop [Obama] is to use the power of the purse.” Yoho replied: “I agree with you a 100 percent and that’s the purpose of the CR we are going to come up with, but this [stand alone bill] takes away...
  • Ingraham Calls For Rep. Hal Rogers To Be Primaried And Thrown Out of Office

    12/04/2014 2:59:50 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 17 replies
  • After Obama’s Immigration Action, a Blast of Energy for the Tea Party

    11/25/2014 11:57:50 PM PST · by iowamark · 13 replies
    NY Times ^ | NOV. 25, 2014 | JEREMY W. PETERS
    In all its fury and unanimity, the response from the right to President Obama’s decision to change immigration policy without the consent of Congress was the manifestation of a major transformation within the Tea Party. What started five years ago as a groundswell of conservatives committed to curtailing the reach of the federal government, cutting the deficit and countering the Wall Street wing of the Republican Party has become a movement largely against immigration overhaul. The politicians, intellectual leaders and activists who consider themselves part of the Tea Party have redirected their energy from advocating fiscal austerity and small government...
  • McClintock: Illegal Immigration Has Had ‘Huge Impact’ on CA Politics

    Congressman Tom McClintock (R-CA) argued that illegal immigration has had a “huge impact” on the politics and economics of California and “wears at the very foundation of our country” on Friday’s “Laura Ingraham Show.” McClintock agreed “completely” that massive illegal immigration was good for Democrats, adding “if you look at California’s demographics, we have had a net domestic outmigration of nearly three and a half million…the entire loss of that three and a half million, plus what population gains this state has had has been entirely babies and foreign immigration, much of that illegal, and that has had a huge...
  • Ingraham: 'Why Did Obama Let Ebola Virus Into The United States?'

    10/01/2014 5:50:31 PM PDT · by Nachum · 102 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/1/14 | Breitbart TV
    Talk radio host Laura Ingraham criticized President Obama for failing to take necessary action to prevent the Ebola virus from spreading to the US on Wednesday. "I believe our leaders’ first and foremost obligation is to protect the security of our country. Why does this seem so difficult for these people to do?" she wondered. She argued that not allowing flights from Sierra Leone and Liberia “seems fairly obvious,” given similar flight bans implemented in France and the UK, “especially when the President was assuring us that this could be contained and would not spread in the United States, one...
  • Why No Laura Ingraham on ABC's This Week for Almost 2 Months?

    08/31/2014 1:55:10 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 50 replies
    Self | August 31, 2014 | PJ-Comix
    Has anybody else noticed that Laura Ingraham has NOT been part of ABC's This Week Roundtable for about 2 months? Why? My guess is that Laura is actually too good in her observations and this upsets the liberal panelists. In particular Cokie Roberts. I notice that whenever Laura is present, Cokie Roberts looks like she is about to explode. Or is there another reason for her absence that I'm missing?
  • Ingraham Slams Obama: Difference Between Being President and a Commentator

    08/15/2014 5:19:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | August 14, 2014
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)On the opening “Talking Points Memo” segment of “The O’Reilly Factor” on the Fox News Channel on Thursday, fill-in host Laura Ingraham gave a scathing critique of President Barack Obama’s remarks on the unrest in Ferguson, MO. Ingraham argued it wasn’t the president’s place to say anything at this moment in time, especially since the facts of the case have not been laid out, which she said he has been prone to do in the past in similar situations. Partial transcript as follows: “There you have it -- the leader of the free world with sagging approval numbers jumping into...
  • Laura Ingraham Records Robocall Supporting Joe Carr

    07/29/2014 5:48:36 PM PDT · by Engraved-on-His-hands · 7 replies
    Brietbart ^ | July 29, 2014 | Charlie Spiering
    Radio show host Laura Ingraham has recorded a robocall in support of Joe Carr in his primary challenge against Republican incumbent Senator Lamar Alexander. “Hey, it’s Laura Ingraham. How's it going?" the call begins. “Now, I know you’ve seen me on TV, might hear me on the radio, but I want to talk to you about my friend state Rep. Joe Carr.” Ingraham explains that Carr “needs to be your next Republican senator,” citing the push for amnesty as a key reason to vote against Alexander. “You currently have hundreds of illegal aliens being dumped into Tennessee, and Lamar Alexander,...
  • Cantor bashes Laura Ingraham

    06/16/2014 10:28:11 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 67 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 15, 2014 | Alexander Bolton
    -snip- Cantor was fairly placid during his appearance on ABC’s “This Week” and in an earlier interview with CNN’s “State of the Union,” but bristled when ABC correspondent asked him about Ingraham.Cantor zeroed in on Ingraham’s charge that he was “two-faced” and a “phony” on the issue of immigration reform because he touted himself as an opponent of amnesty but also worked on legislation to grant legal status to young illegal immigrants.Ingraham joked that Cantor should have been traded to the Taliban in exchange for American POW Bowe Bergdahl, who is accused of deserting his combat post in Afghanistan.“That suggestion...
  • Benghazi - Will never go away

    06/02/2014 12:12:25 AM PDT · by goodn'mad · 9 replies
    Fox News Sunday | N/A | Vanity
    Just caught the tail-end of Fox News Sunday. Laura Ingraham stressed that Benghazi will remain an issue. Bob Woodward agreed, "Benghazi will never go least with you." Cheap-shot at the very end of the program. She didn't really have a chance to respond.
  • Professor Makes Case for Reparations; Oprah, LeBron Eligible

    05/29/2014 3:45:57 PM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 30 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | May 29, 2014 | Staff
    On Laura Ingraham's radio show on Thursday, Duke University Public Policy Professor and reparations advocate Dr. William “Sandy” Darity explained his proposal for reparations, one which that would make first lady Michelle Obama eligible, as well as Oprah Winfrey and LeBron James. ...more (w/audio)...
  • Laura Ingraham fights ‘whining’ Grover Norquist

    05/20/2014 3:57:58 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 16 replies
    Politico ^ | JONATHAN TOPAZ
    Radio host Laura Ingraham and Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist engaged in a heated exchange on immigration reform on Ingraham’s show Tuesday. At one point, Ingraham, a Fox News contributor, accused anti-tax advocate Norquist of “whining” over the discussion on the show. After Ingraham said allowing more immigrant workers to come into the U.S. would be “obscene to the American experience,” Norquist cut in.
  • Laura Ingraham: Has the Tea Party Brand 'Run Its Course?'

    05/07/2014 4:10:35 PM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 41 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | May 7, 2014 | Staff
    On her Wednesday radio show, conservative talker Laura Ingraham laid down the gauntlet after Tuesday string of electoral losses by Tea Party candidates in North Carolina. Ingraham that suggested that perhaps the association with the Tea Party has cost conservatives running against the so-called Republican establishment, partially because of all of the groups representing the Tea Party and also because of how the brand has been sullied and perhaps the movement is in need of a rebranding.
  • MSNBC´s Ed Schultz Explodes at Caller: ‘Get The F— Out of Here!’ (Audio)

    04/08/2014 3:04:36 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    yahoo ^ | 4/8/14 | James Crugnale
    MSNBC´s Ed Schultz cursed out a caller on his syndicated radio show, calling the man a “fricking a–hole” and telling him to “get the f— out of here.” Ouch! The foul-mouthed rant happened last week on the “Ed Schultz Radio Show.” But it didn´t make it onto anyone´s radar until conservative talk show host Laura Ingraham played the clip on her show Monday. The call in question got off to a rocky start when the man shouted at Schultz,”This is fascism!” and “Stop capitulating to the people who created the problem and you continue to make them wealthy.” Schultz, who
  • 'Renee Ellmers Thinks For Herself': Rep. Calls Ingraham 'Ignorant' In Pro-Amnesty Meltdown

    03/13/2014 1:02:21 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 16 replies ^ | 3/13/14 | Matthew Boyle
    Rep. Renee Ellmers had been on Laura Ingraham’s nationally-syndicated radio program to talk about Obamacare and North Carolina politics Thursday, but when the conversation turned to immigration about five minutes into the interview, things got ugly. Ellmers, under fire on amnesty from calm but insistent questioning from Ingraham, called her host “small minded,” “ignorant,” and claimed to be the author of a ubiquitious immigration talking point, adopting the third person to say “Renee Ellmers thinks for herself.” The epic bout began when Ingraham brought up Ellmers’ primary challenger Frank Roche and asked why she supports a pathway to citizenship for...
  • Laura Ingraham battles George Will as conservative civil war over immigration intensifies [VIDEO]

    02/10/2014 9:04:06 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 02/10/2014
    Conservative commentators Laura Ingraham and George Will can usually be counted on to agree on most issues, but on “Fox News Sunday,” the two sparred over immigration reform, an issue threatening to rip apart the uneasy alliance between the traditional and libertarian wings of the Republican Party. Fox host Chris Wallace began the discussion — which also included AP reporter Julie Pace and liberal commentator Juan Williams — by noting that Republican leadership seems to be rethinking the wisdom of partnering with President Obama on comprehensive immigration reform. Many conservative bulwarks — including the Wall Street Journal — argued that...
  • Obama’s Half Brother “Disappointed” In Obama’s Lies

    01/04/2014 9:48:54 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 11 replies
    Mr. Conservative ^ | 1/3/14 | Robert Rich
    We all know there has been a lot of controversy around Obama’s ghost written book Dreams From My Father. In fact there is a lot of inquisition that goes into the majority of what Obama says—lately most of which turns out to be lies. We reported earlier in December about Obama’s half brother releasing a book correcting all the lies Obama claimed to be true in Dreams From My Father. Mark Obama Ndesanjo Mark Obama Ndesandjo recently took to a radio talk show with Laura Ingraham in order to talk about a few of the controversial book’s points. It wasn’t...
  • Bill O'Reilly vs Bible commentaries on Luke 6:37 (O'Reilly factor on Phil Robertson. Video)

    12/20/2013 8:46:47 AM PST · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 67 replies
    YouTube/FOX News ^ | 12/20/2013 | Bill O'Reilly et al
    Click on the YouTube link below to watch Bill O'Reilly's chat with Laura Ingraham on last night's The O'Reilly Factor (12/19/2013). Bill O'Reilly quotes Luke 6:37, which is displayed on the screen: "Judge not, and you will not be judged. Condemn not, and you will not be condemned." Listen to what he has to say. Do you agree with what he has to say about "Judge not lest ye be judged..."? Now compare what he has to say with what is at and on this subject. Go to those sites and the first thing you see today is...
  • Laura Ingraham defends Phil Robertson (vanity)

    12/20/2013 6:45:46 AM PST · by Leaning Right · 19 replies
    Laura Ingraham was on O'Reilly's show last night, and she defended Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson 100%. No maybes, just a solid defense. Very refreshing. Way to go Laura! O'Reilly as usual waffled all over the place.
  • WILC To Pick Up WTNT's Talkers (D.C. talk radio)

    11/30/2013 5:49:50 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 9 replies
    DCRTV ^ | 11/27/13 | Dave Hughes
    DCRTV hears that Laurel's WILC, 900 AM, will be flipping to conservative English language talk on January 1st. Taking many of the shows now heard on Northern Virginia's WTNT, 730 AM/102.9 FM, which flips to Spanish contemporary on December 1st. More soon.....
  • Chaffetz: Jarrett has 'tentacles' in every issue at White House

    10/25/2013 1:19:55 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 25, 2013 | Justin Sink
    White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett “seems to have her tentacles into every issue and every topic” at the White House, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) said Friday. The Utah congressman was discussing the rocky rollout of the ObamaCare insurance exchanges with conservative radio host Laura Ingraham, who suggested that the botched website might have been the result of the administration hiring contractors close to the president's reelection campaign. Ingraham then said that “all roads lead back to” Jarrett, noting her involvement in “meetings as this thing was being formulated.” “She seems to have her tentacles into every issue and every...
  • ‘Entire terminal cheering’: Laura Ingraham, others greet Honor Flight vets headed to WWII Memorial

    10/05/2013 10:51:23 AM PDT · by Claud · 43 replies ^ | 10/5/13 | Twitchy Staff As one veteran pointed out at the World War II Memorial this week, “Normandy was closed when we got there, too.” So news of wired-shut Barry-cades didn’t keep these Honor Flight vets from heading to their memorial this weekend.
  • WTNT Washington Flipping To Spanish AC

    09/29/2013 3:04:11 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 24 replies
    RadioInsight ^ | 9/29/13 | Lance Venta
    Metro Radio LLC is pulling the plug on Conservative Talk on 730 WTNT Alexandria VA/Washington DC, 97.7 W249BE Alexandria and 102.9 W275BO Chantilly, VA. Metro has registered for the stations and has already updated its webstreams to use the new moniker. The new website describes the new format as “La Capital features a Spanish Hits Music format targeting Hispanics 24-50 years old, local talk shows, music shows, and many other issue shows that address the culture in Washington, DC.” WTNT currently programs a mix of brokered and syndicated Conservative Talk shows such as Coast To Coast AM, Laura Ingaraham,...
  • Newt Gingrich: I Side With Rand Paul and Ted Cruz

    08/01/2013 6:10:07 PM PDT · by drewh · 53 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Thursday, 01 Aug 2013 02:10 PM
    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Thursday that he sides with Sens. Rand Paul and Ted Cruz because they are not afraid to ask important questions, and it is disheartening to watch establishment Republicans like Gov. Chris Christie "grow hysterical." "I consistently have been on the side of having the courage that Rand Paul and Ted Cruz have and I think it's sad to watch the establishment grow hysterical, but frankly they're hysterical because they have no answers," Gingrich said while appearing on "The Laura Ingraham Show," Politico reports. Gingrich was on Ingraham's show to offer his opinion on the...
  • Ted Cruz Battles Ingraham Over GOP ‘Civil War,’ Denies Calling Colleagues ‘Surrender Caucus’

    08/01/2013 9:21:14 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 58 replies
    Mediaite ^ | July 31st, 2013 | Evan McMurry
    After several days of intense intraparty fighting over whether to threaten government shutdown over Obamacare funding, Ted Cruz backed away from some inflammatory rhetoric on Laura Ingraham’s radio show Wednesday afternoon, saying he had never used the term “surrender caucus” and had not “said an ill word about” his fellow legislators. Ingraham questioned Cruz’s pugnacious strategy of calling out his members, worrying it would lead to a GOP “civil war.” “If it ends up looking like these cowboys are coming in threatening to shut [the government] down, and they’re calling out people like Tom Coburn, committed legislators,” Ingraham said, “then...
  • Laura Ingraham: ‘I’m thinking of moving to Arizona’ to ‘primary challenge Sen. Jeff Flake myself’

    05/22/2013 4:03:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | May 22, 2013 | Jeff Poor
    On her Wednesday radio show, conservative talk show host Laura Ingraham attacked a number of Republican senators that voted to support the immigration reform bill on Tuesday, saying that she was thinking about moving to Arizona to primary Sen. Jeff Flake, who is up for re-election in 2018. “Let me tell you — I am thinking of moving to Arizona,” Ingraham said. “You know why? I will primary challenge Sen. Jeff Flake myself, if that’s why this requires. Jeff Flake, living up to his last name, backed down from a previous promise his spokeswoman made to Breitbart. This is just...
  • Let’s hope the Boston Marathon bomber is a white American

    04/16/2013 7:16:57 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 147 replies
    Salon ^ | 4/16/2013 | David Sirota
    As we now move into the official Political Aftermath period of the Boston bombing — the period that will determine the long-term legislative fallout of the atrocity — the dynamics of privilege will undoubtedly influence the nation’s collective reaction to the attacks. That’s because privilege tends to determine: 1) which groups are — and are not — collectively denigrated or targeted for the unlawful actions of individuals; and 2) how big and politically game-changing the overall reaction ends up being. This has been most obvious in the context of recent mass shootings. In those awful episodes, a religious or ethnic...

    12/19/2012 9:35:18 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 18 replies
    Radio Ink ^ | 12/19/12 | Radio Ink
    Talk Radio Network Entertainment has announced that Andrea Tantaros, co-host of Fox news Channel's "The Five," will fill the time-slot recently vacated by Laura Ingraham. "The Andrea Tantaros Show" will air Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to Noon EST starting Wednesday, January 2nd. The Washington Times has called her “the most pragmatic personality on The Five… who has already had a lifetime of experience despite only being in her 30s. Talk Radio Network CEO Mark Masters says, “In a post 2008–2009 economy, we have been seeking shows that are highly entertaining, yet responsible and profitable for our station affiliates and...
  • Laura Ingraham partners with Norm Pattiz at Courtside

    12/13/2012 8:13:39 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 17 replies
    Tom Taylor Now ^ | 12/13/12 | Tom Taylor
    So it’s not Cumulus. Norm Pattiz, one of L.A.’s most famous Lakers fans (thus the “Courtside Entertainment” name) recruits a new star in talkhost Laura Ingraham. She recently left TRN at the end of her contract, had conversations with several parties, and now signs with Westwood One founder Norm Pattiz. The deal was done yesterday. Other Courtside projects include “Loveline with Dr. Drew, Mike and Simone” and “Bill O’Reilly’s Presidential Townhall.” Expect an announcement about Ingraham today, and a start date. That could be as soon as next week, or it could be January 2. One thing’s for sure –...
  • Ingraham to Cumulus and WMAL?

    12/12/2012 12:30:26 PM PST · by raccoonradio · 33 replies
    DC Radio & TV ^ | 12/12/12 | Dave Hughes
    Tom Taylor via his new radio biz newsletter tells us that DC-based righty political gabber Laura Ingraham should announce her new syndication deal today. Will it be with Cumulus? That was the hallway talk at last week's Arbitron Client Conference in Annapolis. Ingraham is the second high-profile talk personality to split from Talk Radio Network. The first one was Michael Savage, and he landed at Cumulus. Ingraham joined TRN from Westwood in 2003 and was rewarded with a daytime slot instead of her previous nighttime gig. That helped free her up for other work, such as appearances on Fox News....
  • Ingraham closes in on a return to radio.

    12/01/2012 7:43:42 PM PST · by raccoonradio · 30 replies
    Inside Radio ^ | 12/1/12 | Inside Radio
    Conservative talk host Laura Ingraham expects to be back on the air “in the next several days.” When she does return, the program may be unfamiliar to some listeners. She’s not offering many specifics, but in an interview with a Houston station, Ingraham hints it will be more of an entertainment-based show than what’s she’s done for the past 11 years. “It’s time for a new show and it’s time for a new focus that really embraces the culture and expands the conservative reach,” Ingraham told KSEV host Edd Hendee during an appearance yesterday on his morning show. Ingraham thinks...
  • Ingraham Seeks WTNT Radio Lifeline

    11/30/2012 10:02:51 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 23 replies
    DCRTV ^ | 11/30/12 | Dave Hughes
    11/29 - UPDATED. DCRTV hears that DC-based political talker Laura Ingraham (right) could soon return to the airwaves via a brokered deal with DC area talker WTNT, 730 AM/102.9 FM. Ingraham, who had been heard until early this week on WTNT, recently announced that she's leaving her syndicator, TRN. But, we're told, she does not yet have another national radio distribution deal set up. Sources tell us that she's been talking to Clear Channel's Premiere and Cumulus. That leaves her with the short-term possibility of buying time from WTNT and doing her show from its Fairfax studios, allowing her to...
  • Laura Ingraham leaves Talk Radio Network

    11/27/2012 10:17:37 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 53 replies
    radioinsight ^ | Lance Venta
    Story at link (am on my phone)...Laura may sign with ClearChannel/iHeart radio...bigger markets?
  • Ann Coulter, Laura Ingraham debate how Romney lost the election

    11/07/2012 10:08:01 AM PST · by Rufus2007 · 101 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | November 6, 2012 | Jeff Poor
    The shock of last night’s electoral outcome in the presidential race is setting in for some conservatives. But just how it was lost seems to be up for the debate. On Laura Ingraham’s Wednesday radio show, conservative commentator Ann Coulter and Ingraham debated who is to blame. Coulter, author of “Mugged: Racial Demagoguery from the Seventies to Obama,” was less willing to fault the candidate Mitt Romney, while Ingraham put the loss mostly on the shoulders of those running the Romney campaign. COULTER: I think Romney ran just on his own force of will, a magnificent campaign. I think he...
  • Laura Ingraham: Media "Culpable" In Libya Cover Up For Not Demanding Truth (video)

    10/14/2012 11:12:31 AM PDT · by i88schwartz · 16 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | October 14, 2012 | Ian Schwartz
    LAURA INGRAHAM: I think about Susan Rice going out there on this show and four other shows on Sunday and I'd like to know, did Susan Rice have any direct or indirect contact with anyone from the Obama campaign? David Axelrod? Plouffe? Maybe Valerie Jarrett, she still works in the White House, but obviously very close to the President. Tom Donilon. I would like to know that. I'd like Mr. Axelrod to answer that question. I would hope that the New York Times, as they camped outside of Scooter Libby's house during the whole Valerie Plame thing -- are you...
  • Ingraham Trashes Romney Camp For Trailing In The Polls: ‘Should Be Up By Five, Six Points’

    09/11/2012 11:02:44 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 49 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 9/11/12 | Noah Rothman
    Mitt Romney‘s campaign has suffered in the head-to-head polls against President Barack Obama following his party’s national convention. Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham told Fox & Friends on Monday that the Romney campaign has no excuse for being behind in the polls in this economic environment. She went on to say that statements from some of Romney’s staffers asking supporters to ignore the polls reminds her of 2006, when Republicans lost control of Congress. After introducing Ingraham, Gretchen Carlson played a clip of White House Press Sec. Jay Carney making the case that the economy President Obama inherited from President...
  • Laura Ingraham to GOP: ‘If you can’t beat Barack Obama… shut down the party’ (video at link)

    09/10/2012 3:11:38 PM PDT · by tsowellfan · 129 replies
    On her Monday radio program, conservative talk show host Laura Ingraham ripped into Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s campaign for its lackluster performance based on unfavorable polling data showing Romney trailing President Barack Obama, despite the bad economy and high unemployment numbers...
  • KVI Seattle Returns To Conservative Talk; KOMO Expands News

    08/29/2012 12:13:45 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 30 replies
    radio insight ^ | 8/29/12 | Lance Venta
    570 KVI Seattle John Carlson Laura Ingraham Mark Levin KOMO 1000 97.7 NewsIts been a tumultuous two years at Fisher Communication’s 570 KVI Seattle. In November 2010 the station dropped its long running Conservative Talk format amidst declining ratings to flip to Oldies. After the music format failed to generate an audience on AM, the station went back to Talk with a lifestyle and consumer based lineup. On Tuesday, September 4, with ratings hovering around a 0.2, KVI will complete the cycle as it will return to conservative talk. The new KVI will be anchored by John Carlson’s return to...
  • Florida Private Investigator Blames Occupy Anarchist For Batman Killings (on Laura Ingraham)

    07/20/2012 11:27:33 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 40 replies ^ | July 20, 2012 | Jose Lambiet
    A Black Bloc member at a recent rallyDidn’t take long for politics to materialize in Colorado’s Batman killings.The likes of ABC’s Brian Ross were quick to point out that alleged killer James Holmes is a member of the Colorado Tea Party. Wrong Holmes, by the way, and that story’s been retracted!Sarasota private eye Bill Warner Then came Conservative radio talker Laura Ingraham. She gave ample air time this morning to a Florida private investigator who claims the theater shooting bears the fingerprints of left-wing terrorism.– There’s always a Florida angle: Click to register for the alertsLeft wing terror?Sarasota private investigator Bill Warner told Ingraham...
  • A Nobody With No Audience Gets Noticed by Mitch McConnell

    04/26/2012 4:34:39 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 12 replies
    Red State ^ | 4/26/2012 | Erick Erickson
    Yesterday on Laura IngrahamÂ’s radio show, she asked Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell about a recent Roll Call article that framed me as one of the loud leaders of conservatives opposed to Mitch McConnell. The Senator from Kentucky responded that he had never heard of me and I did not have an audience. That sounds a bit like the child, when asked if he ate the cookie, replying that he had not and besides it did not taste good. If heÂ’d never heard of me, how can he comment on my audience? If he states plainly I have no audience,...