Per the television transcript database TVEyes, here are the number of times the phrase “talking points” has been used in TV news and commentary over the past six days:

Sunday: 20
Monday: 83
Tuesday: 58
Wednesday: 20
Thursday: 183
Friday, as of 10:30 a.m.: 124

Update: Friday, as of 4:30 p.m.: 147 times

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Megan Garber is an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. She was formerly a CJR staff writer.