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Wash Post Puffs 'Man of Faith' Tim Kaine, Harps Over George 'Macaca' Allen

The editors of the Washington Post have, yet again, shown their extreme dislike for George Allen. Less than three weeks before Virginia's crucial Senate election, the liberal paper offered ...
Media Research Center

Seriously? New York Times Calls Wisconsin a 'Republican Haven'

New York Times reporter Monica Davey on Thursday was in Wisconsin playing up the Democratic candidate's Rep. Tammy Baldwin chances in her race for an open Senate seat against Republican Tommy ...
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.
The Buffett Rule

Senate Rejects ‘Buffett Rule,’ Despite Networks’ Promotion of ‘Tax Reform’

Nearly 70 percent of stories on millionaires tax include ‘fair’ talk;  only 8 percent mention ‘politics of envy.’

NBC's 'Today' Frets Over Scott Brown Getting 'Nasty' and 'Personal' in Mass. Senate Race

At the top of Friday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer wondered if a joke by Republican Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown in response to a jab by Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren was a ...

ABC's Jon Karl Blames House GOP for FAA Shutdown, Skips Democratic Obstruction

Good Morning America's Jon Karl on Thursday placed the blame for a partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration on House Republicans, ignoring the role Senate Democrats have played.

GOP's 'Cut, Cap and Balance' Mostly Just Cut By Media

Republican budget plan only mentioned by name in 10 percent of stories.

CBS's Cordes: Tea Party Causing 'Heartburn' for GOP

Reporting on the creation of a Senate Tea Party Caucus on Thursday's CBS Evening News, congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes declared that while "Conservative crusader Jim Demint, and the ...

Olbermann: 'Good Riddance' to 'Delusional Liar' Lieberman Who is 'Lying Even on the Way Out'

On Wednesday's Countdown show, as he plugged a segment on former Democratic-turned independent Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman's retirement, MSNBC host Keith Olbermann referred to Lieberman as a ...

ABC Marks End of Kennedys Holding Elected Office in Washington

On ABC's World News Saturday, correspondent John Hendren filed a report marking this year as the first time since 1947 that no members of the Kennedy family will hold public office in Washington, D.C.
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