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NYT's Matt Bai Praises Statesmanlike and Contemplative' Bob Kerrey, Faults 'Tea Party Fervor'

In a profile for the New York Times Sunday Magazine, reporter Matt Bai fawned over former Democratic senator and presidential candidate Bob Kerrey as "a statesmanlike and contemplative presence" ...
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MSNBC Gives Soap Box to Left-Wing Nun Warning of 'Nation's Soul' Being 'Corrupted' By GOP Budget

Interviewing Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of the liberal Catholic group NETWORK, on her Thursday MSNBC show host Andrea Mitchell touted the organization's effort "to rally ...
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CNN Fails to Refute Bogus Numbers Claiming 'Obama Spending Binge Never Happened'

While most anyone with common sense would label Obama a big spender, a MarketWatch report – re-circulated by the White House – absurdly claims Obama's "spending binge never happened" and that ...
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'No Option but to Raise Taxes,' Say All the 'Budget Veterans' Selected by NYT's Jackie Calmes

New York Times White House reporter Jackie Calmes stacks her sources 5-1 in favor of raising taxes to close the deficit, and tries to nudge Congress into supporting them: "Tax increases were part ...
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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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Networks Ignore Embarrassing Political Defeat for Obama: 99-0 Rejection of President's Budget

Barack Obama suffered an embarrassing defeat, Wednesday, when the U.S. Senate rejected his budget 99-0. But, one wouldn't know it on ABC or CBS. The two networks completely skipped the ...
Federal Debt

Media Label Spending Cuts ‘Draconian’ and ‘Folly,’ As Debt Grows by Over $4 Trillion

In three years since the Senate last passed a budget, attempts to curtail spending have been criticized by media.
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CNN Hypes Paul Ryan Getting His 'Knuckles Rapped' by Georgetown Priests

When liberal Catholics protested Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) speaking at Georgetown University on Thursday, CNN jumped all over the story and gave it 11 full minutes of coverage during the 9-11 ...
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NBC Rips GOP Budget: "Where Is the Empathy?"

NBC falsely suggests House Republicans have proposed huge “cuts” in Medicare, Medicaid and other health programs, when spending would actually increase over the next 10 years in all of those ...
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