Paul Ryan

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NBC on Paul Ryan: 'Architect of a Politically Polarizing Budget Plan to Slash Trillions'

Hoping to define vice presidential pick Paul Ryan early with liberal talking points, on Monday's NBC Today, correspondent Peter Alexander painted the Wisconsin congressman as "the architect of ...
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Ryan’s Not the First: Media’s History of Trashing GOP Vice Presidential Picks

Network reporters have already stepped forward to define Paul Ryan as a heartless budget-slasher who might repel as many votes as he might attract to the GOP ticket. A review finds that after ...
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Sour Andrea Mitchell: Paul Ryan as VP Is 'Not a Pick for Women' or 'Suburban Moms'

Minutes after Paul Ryan was introduced as Mitt Romney's vice presidential nominee, Saturday, a sour Andrea Mitchell dismissed the choice: "This is not a pick for suburban moms. This is not a ...
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On 60 Minutes Schieffer Presses Romney and Ryan with False Narrative Wealthy Pay Low Tax Rate

Advancing a false narrative about how the wealthy are paying a lower tax rate than the middle class, CBS Bob Schieffer used his 60 Minutes session with the Republican ticket to push Mitt Romney ...
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Chris Matthews Slams Paul Ryan Budget as 'Screwing' Needy People

On a special Saturday edition of Hardball, MSNBC host Chris Matthews twice claimed that Republican Rep. Paul Ryan's budget "screws" needy people. During a segment with Democratic Rep. Chris Van ...
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Networks Falsely Paint Ryan as Spending Cutter Who Could ‘Destroy’ Medicare

Previewing the choice of Paul Ryan as the GOP vice presidential candidate, the ABC, CBS and NBC morning shows all used Democratic framing to describe the House GOP budget plan that Ryan ...
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ABC Wraps Ryan in "Conservative" Tags; No "Liberal" Label for Biden in 2008

Breaking the news that Mitt Romney has chosen Paul Ryan as his running mate, ABC’s Good Morning America on Saturday employed no fewer than seven “conservative” labels to label Ryan and his ...
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CNN Cheers Liberal Nuns Protesting the Ryan Budget, Hosts No One from Ryan's Side

Over the span of about three weeks, CNN followed a group of liberal nuns on their bus tour protesting the Ryan budget, interviewing one of the leading nuns three times. In contrast, Congressman ...
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Krugman's TV Blitz: 100% Debt OK, Paul Ryan's Budget Is 'Nonsense,' and Wall Street Guys 'Destroyed the World'

Times columnist Paul Krugman, doing a television blitz for his new book, doesn't mind massive debt, still hates Rep. Paul Ryan: "We talk about ourselves, Britain had debt that was well over 100% ...
Federal Debt

Media Label Spending Cuts ‘Draconian’ and ‘Folly,’ As Debt Grows by Over $4 Trillion

In three years since the Senate last passed a budget, attempts to curtail spending have been criticized by media.
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