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NBC Skips 'Dangerously Slow' Economic Growth, Puffs Obama's New Talking Points

Economic growth grew at an incredibly sluggish 1.3 percent in the second quarter, revised down from 1.7 percent. According to business writer Jim Pethokoukis, this is "dangerously slow." ...
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Krugman: 'You've Got to Be Kidding' if You Think Obama Should Have Fixed Economy by Now

James Taranto documented the shifting standards of economist turned partisan hack New York Times columnist Paul Krugman. When it comes to Republican presidents, four years is plenty of time to ...
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Math Is Hard: People Flee Workforce, But ‘Morning Joe’ Sees ‘Good News’

Crowd in background of MSNBC morning show cheers loudly for 96,000 jobs, lowest labor force participation since Sept. 1981.
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Ex-Newsweek's Fineman Sees Obama's Claim It is 'Unpatriotic' to Criticize Economy as 'Brilliant'

During the midnight hour of MSNBC's Thursday night Democratic National Convention coverage, MSNBC analyst Howard Fineman -- formerly of Newsweek -- declared that it was "brilliant" for President ...
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MSNBC's Klein Dismisses Harm of High Tax Rates, Clinton is 'Missile' for Obama

As Washington Post columnist and MSNBC analyst Ezra Klein appeared during the midnight hour of Wednesday night's Democratic National Convention coverage on MSNBC, he described former President ...
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Obama Recovery?

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Soledad O'Brien Defends Stimulus: 'Didn't That to a Large Degree Help the Economy?'

CNN's Soledad O'Brien defended the stimulus bill on Monday's Starting Point, calling it a "big thing" that President Obama accomplished and adding that police officers and firefighters kept ...
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Going for silver

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Europe Sweeps

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Networks Practically Silent on GDP Despite Its Decline

ABC, CBS and NBC news programs have barely mentioned how slowly the economy is growing, but used to report the important figure.
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