Nets Ignore AP Bombshell on Ohio Dem Fetching Opioid Company Dollars

October 6th, 2022 7:41 PM

On Wednesday, the Associated Press dropped a bomb on the Ohio Senate race between Republican author and investor J.D. Vance and Congressman Tim Ryan (D) as reporter Julie Carr Smyth revealed Ryan has received $27,000 in donations from the very drug manufacturers found responsible for the deadly opioid epidemic that’s especially ravaged states like Ohio.

AP Vastly Overplays Its New Respect For Never-Trumper John Kasich

January 17th, 2017 5:57 PM
Because he was the "singular 2016 (GOP) presidential contender never to fall in line behind Trump," Ohio Governor and two-time former presidential candidate John Kasich now has the Associated Press's deep respect. This largely explains why the wire service has been all too willing to ignore the fact that Kasich alone owns Ohio's impending budget problems.

AP's Julie Carr Smyth Uses Tired Dem Talking Points in Josh Mandel Hit

January 16th, 2012 8:04 PM
Republican Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel is challenging incumbent Democrat U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown this November. Despite the false bravado emanating from the DNC and Ohio's Democratic Party and polls solely based on name recognition, Brown, as the Senate's most liberal member (2009 and 2010 Club for Growth ratings: 0%) in a swing state, is very vulnerable. Associated Press Ohio…

AP Howler of the Day: Kasich 'Keeping Pace' With Strickland in OH Guv

September 2nd, 2010 4:02 PM
Talk about an in-kind contribution. In a short item about a Democratic Governors Association election complaint about Ohio GOP gubernatorial candidate John Kasich, the Associated Press's Julie Carr Smyth showed that she is willfully ignoring Buckeye State reality, or has been living a hermit's existence for the past few months. In describing Kasich's standing against Democratic incumbent…

AP Finally Mentions Kwame Kilpatrick's Democratic Affiliation

May 6th, 2008 1:22 PM
As readers of NewsBusters are no doubt aware, we've tracked how the media have regularly refused to acknowledge the political party affiliation of indicted Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (D).Well, today, Associated Press reporter Julie Carr Smyth did acknowledge Kilpatrick is a Democrat, albeit in a roundabout sort of way in an article about Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann being the latest in a…