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CNBC's John Harwood Blames GOP 'Crazy Politics' for Debt Ceiling Stalemate

Appearing on Saturday's NBC Today, CNBC's John Harwood solely blamed House Republicans for the ongoing debt ceiling gridlock: "Speaker Boehner and President Obama, were negotiating in good faith. ...

NBC's Lauer Asks if Voters Have 'Buyer's Remorse' on GOP Governors, No Mention of Obama's Sagging Poll Numbers

Talking to former Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer touted low approval ratings for some newly elected Republican governors and theorized: "They went into ...

Major Nets' Evening Newscasts All Ignore Poll Showing Lowest Obama Approval Numbers to Date

The latest presidential approval poll shows Barack Obama's ratings at his lowest point of his tenure: 42 percent. But the three major broadcast networks took no notice whatsoever on their March 30 ...

CBS Suppressed Public Support for Arizona Law But Eager to Hype Public Disagreement with Wisconsin's Walker

Last May when a CBS News poll first asked about Arizona's immigration enforcement law and found majority support for it (52 percent), the CBS Evening News didn't report the finding. Now, with a ...

Networks Out of Step with Public, Ignore Majority Support for ObamaCare Repeal

In past month, ABC, CBS and NBC leave public's opposition out of 93 percent of stories mentioning health care legislation.

CBS Tries to Minimize Dem Problems By Cherry-Picking GOP Setbacks

In a report on Friday's CBS Early Show, senior White House correspondent Bill Plante noted that President Obama hitting the campaign trail for Democrats didn't seem to be helping: "...more than ...

CBS News Poll Claims 'Not Good News for Obama or Tea Party'

Despite a new CBS poll showing low approval numbers for President Obama, at the top of Thursday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith emphasized weak numbers for the tea party: "...most Americans ...

Gallup: Distrust in Media Hits New High and Three Times as Many See Media as 'Too Liberal' Over 'Too Conservative'

"For the fourth straight year, the majority of Americans say they have little or no trust in the mass media to report the news fully, accurately, and fairly," Gallup reported Wednesday. Gallup ...

CBS: Americans Support Dem Economic Policies, Just Upset With Incumbents

While acknowledging bad news for Democrats in the latest CBS News/New York Times poll on Thursday's CBS Early Show, White House correspondent Bill Plante worked to find a silver lining: "But when ...

Media-Battered Goldman Sachs Polls Lower than Toyota in Favorability

Despite 52 deaths linked to automaker's acceleration problems, Toyota polls seven times higher than investment bank.
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