“Congressman denies abuse allegations,” the headline screams.
Nowhere in the AP blurb is U.S. Rep. Dale Kildee identified by political party, which is customary. He happens to be, however, a Democrat!
So, if he were of the other party, the headline would scream, “Republican Congressman denies abuse allegations.”
Editor’s note: The article cited above was a brief, and party affiliation was inadvertently deleted.