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NY Times: Cantor Changing 'Uncompromising Conservatism to Something Kinder and Gentler'

This is a news story? Times reporter Jonathan Weisman: "Representative Eric Cantor of Virginia, the House majority leader, has been trying for months to remake the image of the Republican ...
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ABC Insists Gun Bill Is a 'Significant' 'Major Breakthrough,' But NBC Admits It's 'Watered Down'

The journalists at Good Morning America on Wednesday could barely contain themselves, hailing the compromise over gun control legislation as a "major," "big, significant breakthrough." Guest host ...
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CBS Channels Obama: GOP 'Owes the Families of These Newtown Victims A Vote' on Gun Control

Norah O'Donnell shamelessly forwarded President Obama's gun control talking points on Tuesday's CBS This Morning as she interviewed Republican Senator Johnny Isakson: "Do you think your fellow ...
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NYT Pitches Sunny Harry Reid as Force on Gun Control, Downplays His Burial of Assault Weapons Ban

Ugh. Jennifer Steinhauer on the Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid: "Mr. Reid remains an enigma of sorts in Washington, a quiet force whose voice is often barely audible, who skips Sunday talk ...
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Stephanopoulos Touts 'No Holds Barred' Interview With Obama, But Skips White House Hype on Sequester

Despite billing his interview with Barack Obama as "no holds barred," Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Wednesday skipped several tough questions and only gently quizzed the ...
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Is the NYT's Real Concern 'Disproportionate' Small-State Power, or Passing Liberal Laws?

Supreme Court reporter Adam Liptak, concerned about the Constitution...and the prospects of liberal legislation? "Beyond influencing government spending, these shifts generally benefit ...
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ABC Falls in Line, Touts Obama 'Charm Offensive' Effort With Congress

On Sunday's Reliable Sources, the CNN panelists laughed at how "easily the press corps is manipulated" by White House spin over "reaching out" to congressional Republicans. On Tuesday's Good ...
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ABC Hyped Sequester 'Vaporizing' U.S. Jobs, But Now Admits President's Plan Isn't Working

For weeks, ABC hyped sequestration spending cuts as a threat that could "vaporize" America and "cripple" travel in the country. On Sunday's Good Morning America, however, George Stephanopoulos ...
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Pelley Lectures Boehner: 'Those Don't Sound Like The Words of A Man Seeking...Compromise'

Scott Pelley chided House Speaker John Boehner on Tuesday's CBS Evening News, indicating the Republican leader was largely to blame for the imminent sequester: "You said that the President didn't ...
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NY Times Helps Hagel Across the Finish Line: 'Incendiary,' Uncollegial Opponents 'Have Not Found Much'

Reporter Jeremy Peters says there's nothing to see here: "Independent political groups have mobilized to try to dig up anything unflattering on Mr. Hagel. Though they have not found much, the ...
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