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NBC Parrots White House Threat to Cancel Easter Egg Roll, Ignores Carney Dismissed the Idea Just Days Ago

On Tuesday's NBC Today, news reader Natalie Morales warned viewers: "With a potential government shutdown looming later on this month, the White House may have to cancel its annual Easter Egg ...
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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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ABC Ignores White House Aide Calling Obama Budget Meetings 'A Joke'

While NBC and CBS both highlighted a quote from an anonymous senior White House official labeling President Obama's recent budget meetings with members of Congress "a joke," ABC managed to ...
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Krauthammer: Obama on Charm Offensive Because ‘Media Could No Longer Cover for Him’

Charles Krauthammer credited President Obama’s charm offensive toward Republicans to his losing the news media which couldn’t any longer abide his ridiculous sequester “cut” exaggerations. ...
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Howard Kurtz Ridicules Media Freak Out on Sequester

CNN's Howard Kurtz mocked the media – including his own network – on Sunday's Reliable Sources for uncritically channeling government hysteria over the sequester cuts. "[I]f the press had put in, ...
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CNN Catches Obama's Falsehood on Sequester; Networks Barely Report It

CNN's Dana Bash fact-checked President Obama's falsehood about the sequester on Friday, but the major networks didn't exactly follow CNN's lead in reporting his blatant distortion. In his ...
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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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CNN Urges Obama: Just Force Congress to Stay Until Sequester Deal Is Struck

CNN's White House correspondent Jessica Yellin asked President Obama on Friday why he couldn't just force Congress to stick around until a deal is reached to prevent the sequester cuts. "To your ...
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