Bob Schieffer

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CBS Follows ABC to Airing Ugly Accusations Against Pope, Provides Just One Quote In His Defense

Monday night's CBS Evening News followed CNN and ABC to the ugly decades-old accusations against Pope Francis from his time in Argentina. CBS featured the same critic of Pope Francis that ABC ...
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Blame "Painful and Stupid" Budget Cuts on Extremists Holding the GOP "Hostage"

CBS's Bob Schieffer blames the budget showdown on "the extreme ends" of the GOP "holding the rest of you [Republicans] hostage," while the New York Times sees a "new round of austerity" as a ...
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CBS’s Schieffer Contends ‘Extreme’ Republicans ‘Holding Rest of Party Hostage’

“Do you all feel that your party is somehow being held hostage?” Bob Schieffer asked Republican Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham, presumably referring to those opposed to raising taxes. ...
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The Media vs. the "Gun Lobby," Like "Defeating the Nazis" or Fighting Southern Segregationists

Liberal reporters cast themselves on the righteous side of the gun control battle, with CBS's Bob Schieffer comparing the job of "taking on the gun lobby" to the hunt for Osama bin Laden and ...
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Bob Schieffer Likens Obama 'Taking on the Gun Lobby' to Hunt for Bin Laden, 'Defeating the Nazis'

Bob Schieffer somehow topped Chris Matthews during CBS News's special coverage of President Obama's gun control press conference on Wednesday, as he became the worst caricature of a ...
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Schieffer Hyperventilates Over Imaginary ‘Horrendous...Gargantuan Cuts’ in Impending Sequester

Reflecting the typical Washington definition of a budget “cut” – in which a slight reduction in a projected increase is a “cut” and a measurable decrease in the rate of growth is a “draconian” ...
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CBS Gushes Over 'Very Serious' Ben Affleck's Political Potential: 'He Sure Does Sound Like a Politician'

Norah O'Donnell helped Bob Schieffer hype his upcoming segment with actor/director Ben Affleck on Thursday's CBS This Morning. O'Donnell played a clip of the soon-to-be aired interview and ...
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CBS Touts GOP Talk of Benghazi 'Coverup,' Notes Petraeus Promoted 'Spontaneity' of Violence

On Monday's CBS This Morning, Sharyl Attkisson filed a hard-hitting report on the possible ties between former CIA chief David Petraeus's resignation and the continuing controversy over the ...
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CBS's Schieffer: Obama Win 'No Stamp of Approval' for Agenda; Spotlights 'He Almost Lost The Popular Vote'

Bob Schieffer poured cold water on President Obama's victory during CBS's post-election coverage on early Wednesday morning: "He's not going to have a mandate here. The President has been ...
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The News Squashers

See journalists try to vaporize any suggestion that Team Obama failed to offer adequate protection from terrorists at our consulate in Benghazi.
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