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Times Glad 'Wide-Eyed Admiration' for Wall Street Is Over

In Friday's lead, Binyamin Appelbaum and David Herszenhorn welcome re-regulation by Congress over financial markets: "The government watched and did nothing as the bulk of financial activity moved ...

ABC's George Stephanopoulos Touts Negative Poll Numbers for GOP, Spins for Obama

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday spun a new ABC News poll, emphasizing problems for the Republican Party over dour news for Barack Obama. The co-host ignored a finding that ...

CBS Continues to Pressure Congress to Extend Unemployment Benefits

On Saturday's CBS Evening News, anchor Jeff Glor decided what should be at the top of Congress's agenda as it returned from the July 4th recess: "Congress returns to Washington next week to face a ...

On Independence Day, CBS Frets Congress Becoming 'Paralyzed' Over 'Fear of the Deficit'

West coast viewers got to see a July 4 CBS Evening News interim "report card" on Congress's performance so far. Under the headline of "unfinished business," correspondent Wyatt Andrews and his ...

GOP Blocking Dems' 'Well-Intentioned Legislation,' Hulse Lets Liberals Whine

Congressional reporter Carl Hulse interviewed liberal Democrat Rep. Sander Levin, who scolded Republicans for refusing to compromise - that is, to vote for Democratic legislation.

CNN Omits Left Wing Affiliation of Arrested Illegal, DREAM Act Provision

CNN's Casey Wian on Friday's Newsroom filed a one-sided report on an illegal immigrant activist who was arrested for participating in a sit-in at Senator John McCain's office on Monday. Wian ...

Carl Hulse's Favorite Story: Democrats Pressuring Republicans to Give In

The opening to Carl Hulse's front-page story on his favorite topic - Democrats putting the screws to the G.O.P.: "Politicians like nothing more than a convenient foil, and Democrats locked in a ...

MSNBC Touts Bizarre Vanity Fair Piece on Republicans Costing Taxpayers Money by Opposing Spending

MSNBC's Monica Novotny on Friday highlighted a dubious Vanity Fair piece lamenting the "cost" of the Republican Party opposing Barack Obama's agenda. The News Live host talked to writers Duff ...

Hulse Still Stands With Democrats on Extending Unemployment Benefits

Congressional reporter Carl Hulse: "Republicans rejected Democratic assertions that they were being heartless and said they recognized the need for unemployment aid....Democrats say Republicans ...

Times Minds Agree: Liberal Sen. Blanche Lincoln Is Actually 'Conservative'

John Harwood and Jeff Zeleny agree that Democratic Sen. Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas is a "conservative," though her American Conservative Union rating is a safely left-of-center 19 out of a ...
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