Team Clinton: The Starting Line-up of the Pro-Clinton Press Corps
Table of Contents:
- Executive Summary
- Admissions of Bias
- Ken Bode
- Tom Brokaw
- Margaret Carlson
- Eleanor Clift
- John Cochran
- Katie Couric
- Sam Donaldson
- Linda Douglass
- Eric Engberg
- Howard Fineman
- Bob Franken
- Bryant Gumbel
- Al Hunt
- Gwen Ifill
- Peter Jennings
- Jim Miklaszewski
- Bill Moyers
- Dan Rather
- Steve Roberts
- Bob Schieffer
- Bernard Shaw
- Maria Shriver
- Evan Thomas
- Nina Totenberg
- Brian Williams
- Juan Williams
- Judy Woodruff
- Jim Wooten
National Public Radio and
ABC News reporter; panelist
on Inside Washington
"The Republicans have no shame at all. Bob Dole, for example, bailed
out the Reagan administration in 1982 by restoring a lot of the tax
money that had been lopped off. We'd probably have a five-times-higher
deficit otherwise, and this `Contract with America' is nothing but
gimmicks and silly stuff, and nobody can govern with it."
-- Inside Washington, October 1, 1994.
"I think he ought to be worried about what's going on in the Good
Lord's mind, because if there is retributive justice, he'll get AIDS
from a transfusion, or one of his grandchildren will get it."
-- Reacting to Senator Jesse Helms' claim that the government spends disproportionately on AIDS research, July 8, 1995 Inside Washington.
"Let me make just one point. I'm for a balanced budget, too, but in
American history, every time we've had a major, real drive to balance
the budget it has been followed by a huge depression, economic
-- Inside Washington, November 18, 1995.
"In practice, personally, I think it will destroy the future
competitiveness and security of the country, in terms of education,
infrastructure, and medical practice as we know it today."
-- On the balanced budget amendment, May 13, 1995 Inside Washington.
"I think in some ways this is the natural payback from a Republican
Party that has flirted too much with code words and Willie Horton-type
ads, and when you incite that kind of feeling, don't be surprised when
it comes up and hits you in the face."
-- About racists linked to Pat Buchanan, February 24, 1996 Inside Washington.