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The Times Just Keeps Getting the Max Cleland Ad Wrong

Jackie Calmes: "For many actual Democrats, Mr. Chambliss remains negatively defined by his 2002 defeat of Senator Max Cleland, a triple-amputee veteran of Vietnam, after a campaign that included ...

The Times Just Keeps Getting the Max Cleland Ad Wrong

Jackie Calmes: "For many actual Democrats, Mr. Chambliss remains negatively defined by his 2002 defeat of Senator Max Cleland, a triple-amputee veteran of Vietnam, after a campaign that included ...

PBS's Tavis Smiley Claims 2011 Budget Deal 'An Immoral Document'

As part of the political panel on NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, PBS host Tavis Smiley decried the recent budget deal in Congress to fund the government through the rest of 2011: "I believe that ...

NBC: Republicans Efforts to Reduce Deficit Are Endangering Public Safety

In an interview with Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood on Friday's NBC Today, co-host Meredith Vieira exploited recent instances of air traffic controllers falling asleep on the job to bash ...

MSNBC Praises Obama's 'Soaring' Speech, Calling on 'Wealthiest Americans to Pay Their Way'

On his 3PM ET hour show on MSNBC on Wednesday, host Martin Bashir enthusiastically reacted to President Obama's budget speech: "'We will invest in the future of America,' that's what President ...

CA Gov. Calls for Tax Hikes, State's Democratic Ballot Process Suddenly a Good Thing

Poor California Gov. Brown: "Gov. Jerry Brown, seeking authorization to ask California voters to extend expiring taxes to avoid more draconian budget cuts....Brown seems more frustrated and ...

Obama Will 'Spare,' 'Reduce the Growth' of Medicare, But GOP Threatens to 'Shrink' It With 'Big Cuts'

While GOP attempts at reform of Medicare are eviscerated as 'big Medicare cuts' or a 'shrinking,' the Times greets Obama's proposals with soothing words like 'overhaul' or claims that Obama is ...

Mark Halperin: Press Would Be 'Up In Arms' If GOP President Framed Opposition's Budget as Un-American

Time's Mark Halperin bluntly called out the mainstream media for their double standard on Thursday's "Morning Joe." If, as Obama did Wednesday, a Republican president framed his opposition's ...

NYT's Chief Economics Writer Solution to Budget Woes No Surprise: Tax Hike

The NYT's David Leonhardt forwarded his usual budget solution on Wednesday's front page: "...finding a way to raise taxes may well be the central political problem facing the United States....If ...
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