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CBS: Republicans Have 'Really Dug In Their Heels,' Won't Compromise

At the top of Wednesday's CBS Evening News, anchor Katie Couric worried: "Can the President and the new speaker find common ground or are we headed for gridlock?" Moments later, she made it clear ...

Despite GOP Sweep, Liberals Make Tax, Spending Decisions in Lame Duck Session

Mountain of legislation awaits Congress; taxes, unemployment, Medicare and more may be addressed.

CBS's Smith: How Can Government 'Unleash the Economy And Not Spend Any Money'?

On Thursday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith saw Republican goals to limit government spending as antithetical to improving the economy: "How do you unleash the economy and not spend any ...

Timothy Egan on Barack Obama, Savior of Capitalism

Former reporter Timothy Egan on Barack Obama, martyr for the free market: "For no matter your view of President Obama, he effectively saved capitalism. And for that, he paid a terrible political ...

In the Two Weeks Before Horrible Election Day for Democrats, NYT's 'Caucus' Tilted 3-1 Toward the Losing Party

The Times ran 52 political briefs in its "Caucus" section over the last two weeks of the campaign, a horrible one for Democrats. Yet only six of those 52 stories were pro-Republican, while 19 ...

NYT's Kate Zernike Thinks Tea Party Blew Greater Gains By Fostering 'Concerns of...Extremism'

The New York Times' Tea Party reporter went to great lengths to argue that the public is not on their side on taxes, spending, or Obama-care: "And just as Tea Party supporters do not always agree ...

Tom Brokaw: GOP, Tea Party Won't Be Effective in Upcoming Congress

On Wednesday's Today show, NBC special correspondent Tom Brokaw predicted that the incoming Republican majority in Congress, especially the Tea Party-backed winners, would ultimately fail at ...

Zernike Thinks Tea Party Blew It By Fostering 'Concerns of...Extremism'

The paper's Tea Party reporter goes to great lengths to argue that the public is not on their side on taxes, spending, or Obama-care: "And just as Tea Party supporters do not always agree on what ...

CBS's Rodriguez: Will Tea Party Drive Out GOP Moderates or 'Fade Away'?

On Wednesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Maggie Rodriguez painted a grim picture of the future of the tea party: "...they could either stay in the Republican Party and the more moderate Republicans ...

Dan Rather on MSNBC: Mitch McConnell 'Wants to Cut Out Obama's Heart and Feed His Liver to the Dogs'

During live MSNBC coverage leading up to President Obama's Wednesday 1PM ET press conference, former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather urged the President to aggressively take on Republicans in ...
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