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Krugman Credits Cali's Comeback to Fighting 'Fanatical' Conservatives on Tax Hikes

California is making a comeback, says New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, and you'll never guess why: "Unemployment in California remains high, but it’s coming down -- and there’s a ...
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Obamavision

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NYT's Eduardo Porter Finds Ideal 'Model' for Reducing Pollution: The Great Recession

Economics columnist Eduardo Porter saves the punch line of "A Model for Reducing Emissions" forparagraph nine, when he revealed that the "model" is economic recession: "But the main reasons are ...
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NY Times Calls Tiny Sequestration Cuts to 'Vital' Programs 'the Worst,' Hurtful to Economic Growth

The original online headline to a budget legislation story likely captured what reporters Jonathan Weisman and Annie Lowrey wanted to say: "Plan That Would Spare Vital Programs Is Expected to ...
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Washington Post Despairs Parents of Toddlers Forced to Choose Between Food and....Tattoos

A lengthy – 3,500 word – anguished expose on the front page of Sunday’s Washington Post, “Hungering for a new month to begin,” about how people in Woonsocket, Rhode Island race to the grocery ...
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NY Times Lead Story Warns That Overblown Sequestration 'Could Put a Stop' to Job Growth

Fear the fizzled sequester, Nelson Schwartz and Binyamin Appelbaum warn in the lead slot of the Times: "The economy picked up speed in February, creating jobs at a pace that would substantially ...
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At the end of the tunnel

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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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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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CNN's Velshi Attacks Bobby Jindal, GOP 'Weird Math' and 'Balanced Budget Nonsense'

Responding to Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (R) on Monday, CNN's chief business correspondent slammed GOP "weird math" and "balanced budget nonsense" on the sequestration. "And it's this ...
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