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NYT's David Leonhardt, Pulitzer Prize Winner for Commentary, Loves Obama-Care and Higher Taxes

Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times economics writer David Leonhardt's "graceful penetration" of American wallets: He has called on Obama to break his promise not to raise taxes on those making ...

David Leonhardt, Pulitzer Prize Winner for Commentary, Loves Obama-Care and Higher Taxes

Pulitzer Prize-winning economics writer David Leonhardt's "graceful penetration" of American wallets: He has called on Obama to break his promise not to raise taxes on those making under $250,000 ...

Times Celebrates Murdered Pro-Hamas Activist on Front Page, Almost Ignores Young Hamas Victim

"For Vittorio Arrigoni, an Italian pro-Palestinian activist who friends said fought peacefully for justice, the end was as violent as it was incongruous....Mr. Arrigoni had dedicated his life to ...

ABC Grills Trump With Tough Questions, Provided Softballs for Democrats in 2007

George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday lectured potential Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, indignantly telling him that he was only after "the facts." Four years ago, however, Good ...

'The New Extremism' of the Republican Party...Just Like the Old Extremism

The Republican Party is fully engaged in a fight "to liberate business and the rich from the inconveniences of oversight and taxes. At first it seemed that only a few freshmen and noisy followers ...

NBC Touts Cuban Celebration of Bay of Pigs Invasion Anniversary

On Saturday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Lester Holt marked the 50th anniversary of the failed Bay of Pigs invasion as "one of the most infamous events in American history." In the report that ...

In Media Rarity, on Tax Day CBS Points Out Nearly Half Escape Paying Any Income Tax

A day after a CBS News Sunday Morning story fretted that the wealthy aren't paying a high-enough income tax rate without bothering to note how a significant portion of the population avoids paying ...

NBC's Gregory: Donald Trump Will Reach 'Those Extremists Who Don't Like the President'

Appearing on Sunday's Today show on NBC, Meet the Press host David Gregory seemed to lump people who think President Obama is "the worst President" or who "don't like the President" in with ...

CBS Highlights Tea Party Rallies, But Also Plays Up Bad Poll Numbers

CBS's Jan Crawford spotlighted the Tea Party movement on Monday's Early Show, but also played up how it might present a "challenge" for potential Republican presidential candidates due its ...

Times Leaps on Gov. Christie's Mild 'Violent Imagery,' Ignores Much Harsher Democratic Attacks on GOP Pols

Christie's metaphor to reporters about "taking a bat" to a Democratic critic gets a full story in the Times. Yet Democratic pols who talk about "blowing the brains out" of one Republican, or ...