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20 Senators The Media Really Loves To Talk About

Would you believe that a U.S. Senator who holds no leadership position was mentioned an average of 10 times per day in the first 182 days of this year?

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The blog Smart Politics broke down broadcast media transcripts by ABC, CBS, CNN, FOX, MSNBC, NBC, and NPR for the first six months of 2012 and found that Republican senators are mentioned in more than twice as many news stories as their Democratic counterparts. Here's the Top 20:

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