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Bernanke Says No Recession; U.S. Economy Will Show 'Resilience' in Long Term

Fed Chairman tells House Budget Committee a stimulus package could be needed to help the economy in the short-term; food and energy prices should 'decelerate.'

Lauer Fears 'Rich' Might Get Some Tax Relief

'Today' host grills Treasury Secretary to make sure likely tax rebates will benefit only the lower and middle classes - despite the fact that 'rich' fork over most of the nation's revenue.

Evening Newscasts Not Sure Energy Bill is Enough

ABC's Gibson wonders if epic energy bill will go far enough in regulating Americans' energy use; NBC relies on one-sided experts to praise it.

USA Today Praises Bill's Dimming of Incandescents

Reporter ignores environmental and financial downsides of high-tech light bulbs.

Bush's Recent Successes Over Dems Makes Stolberg Fretful

As Bush and the Republicans effectively counterattack against the Democratic majority in Congress, the Times' White House reporter offers some helpful advice - negotiate with the Democrats!

Abysmal Approval Ratings of Democratic Congress: GOP's Fault?

The Democrat-controlled Congress has an extraordinarily low approval rating - but a Times reporter sees risks for the GOP.

Fixing Overheated Housing Market with Half-Baked Bailout Plan

Networks promote government bailout, downplay 80-percent home price gains and overlook consequences of dismissing mortgages' risk.

Meet the "Most Respected" Murtha, Who Slimed U.S. Troops in Haditha

Reporter David Herszenhorn finds a questionable voice of reason about the Iraq War.

Global Warming Bill Could Cost Every U.S. Man, Woman and Child Up to $494 Annually

Estimate forecasts Lieberman-Warner bill being debated in the Senate would cost $4 trillion to $6 trillion over 40 years.

Real Debate Questions for GOP Candidates

Voters need to know what presidential candidates would do with their money. These questions would get answers.
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