Poverty

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David Gregory Suggests Paul Ryan Doesn’t Have ‘A Lot of Sympathy’ for Poor People

Meet the Press moderator David Gregory did his best to condemn Congressman Paul Ryan’s new anti-poverty proposal during an interview on Sunday. The NBC host played a clip of Ryan from 2013 in ...
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MSNBC’s Schultz Slams Ryan’s Anti-Poverty Plan; ‘Out There Selling the Turd in the Punch Bowl’

Ed Schultz spent a portion of his opening monologue on his MSNBC show Thursday attacking Representative Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and his latest policy proposal to reform government welfare programs, ...
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MSNBC’s Sharpton Rips Paul Ryan’s ‘Dangerous,’ ‘Ruthless,’ ‘Heartless’ Budget

MSNBC’s Al Sharpton was incensed by Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) newly-released budget plan on Wednesday’s PoliticsNation. Referencing President Obama’s comment that “America is a place for ...
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CNBC Host Blasts Climate Activists’ ‘Rich People Argument’

Global warming activists’ arguments are for the rich and ignore harm to the poor, according to one CNBC host. CNBC “Street Signs” co-anchor Brian Sullivan said on March 21 that climate ...
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Networks Promote Wage Hikes, Ignore Critics in 89 Percent of Stories

Even when broadcasts mention opposition, they undermine it.
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Media Millionaires: 6 Wealthy Journalists Whine about Income Inequality

Despite their incredible wealth, anchors promote liberal views on taxes, wealth and income.
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MSNBC's Hayes Dismisses Value of Marriage in Helping Women Escape Poverty

On the Monday, January 13, All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC, host Hayes laughed off the view that encouraging marriage can help some women out of poverty as he spoke to a guest, Shenita ...
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MSNBC's Hayes: GOPers 'Screwing Over' People, View 'Poverty as Punishment'

On Thursday's All In show, MSNBC's Chris Hayes repeatedly used words like "screwing over" to describe Republican policies toward the poor, and claimed that Tea Partiers in Congress believe in ...
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MSNBC's Wolffe Finds Paul Ryan Budget 'Harsh' with 'Absolutely No Compassion'

On Tuesday's PoliticsNation, MSNBC.com Executive Editor Richard Wolffe described Wisconsin Republican Rep. Paul Ryan as having put together a budget that was "harsh" and "showing absolutely no ...
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Washington Post's Henderson Blames Reagan for Giving Poor a Negative Image

Appearing as a guest on Tuesday's PoliticsNation on MSNBC, Washington Post political reporter Nia-Malika Henderson complained that former President Reagan left Americans with a negative ...
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