2012 Presidential

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CBS’s Schieffer Derides Boehner for Tying Debt Ceiling Hike to Spending Cuts: ‘Was He Kidding?’

The Sunday interview show hosts all reacted with disbelief toward House Speaker John Boehner’s pledge to demand spending cuts equal to the debt ceiling increase, with CBS’s Bob Schieffer ...
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Schieffer Feigns Concern: Has Republican Party ‘Moved Too Far Right for Its Own Good?’

CBS’s Bob Schieffer, who in February asked New Jersey Governor Chris Christie whether the Republican presidential candidates “are pushing your party too far to the right to make the ...
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Stephanopoulos Agrees 92% Women Job Losses Statistic ‘Accurate’ After ABC’s World News Called It ‘Mostly False’

On Sunday’s This Week, George Stephanopoulos stumbled into the truth when he told Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner that Mitt Romney’s statistic, about how 92.3 percent of all job losses ...
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Not Even CBS News Buys It: Scott Pelley Scoffs at Obama Adopting Reagan as His Own

CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley was barely able to contain his laughter Wednesday night after playing a clip of President Obama invoking Ronald Reagan on behalf of his “Buffett Rule” tax ...
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ABC Eagerly Promotes Obama Whopper But Disputes as ‘Mostly False’ an Accurate Romney Stat

Pathetic. That best describes David Muir’s shoddy reporting on Wednesday’s ABC World News in which he gleefully relayed an obviously ridiculous income tax rate for an office manager for a ...
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Hayes Scolds Media for Shoddy Journalism on Buffett Rule: ‘Reporters Should Do Their Job’

“It’ll probably work politically,” The Weekly Standard’s Stephen Hayes observed of President Obama’s “fairness”-based “Buffett Rule” tax hike quest, “but don’t reporters have a job to do ...
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NBC Uses GOP Hostility to Women to Plead with Hillary Clinton to Run for President: ‘Why Not?’

NBC anchor Brian Williams on Monday night used Republican troubles with women to trumpet how “a former candidate, who now happens to be Secretary of State, is speaking out.” Andrea Mitchell ...
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Embarrassing Conduct by Schieffer: Cues Up Biden to Pontificate, But Argues with Gingrich

An embarrassing performance Sunday for CBS’s Bob Schieffer in the debut of the new hour-long format for Face the Nation. At least he should be embarrassed by the contrast in how he played ...
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CBS’s O’Donnell Hits Ryan with White House Talking Points, Then Cues Up Softballs to Schumer

Filling in for Bob Schieffer on Face the Nation, Norah O’Donnell hit Republican Congressman Paul Ryan from the left, using White House talking points to contend his budget plan helps the rich ...
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George Clooney: If Obama Were a Republican He’d Be Considered ‘Very Successful’

If only President Barack Obama were a Republican, then the public would realize he has been “a very successful” President, but Democrats, actor/activist George Clooney fretted, “are just ...
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