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ABC's Roberts Omits 'Illegal' from Dream Act Discussion, Calls Tax Cuts 'Giving Something Away'

Appearing on Thursday's Good Morning America to discuss the recent legislative activity in Congress, ABC's Cokie Roberts managed to avoid using the word "illegal" as she recounted the failure by ...

ABC Finds 'Dream Dies' for Illegal Immigrants Because of Conservatives

As ABC's World News Sunday recounted President Obama's failed effort to provide citizenship for immigrants who entered the country illegally as children if they go to college or enter the ...

Nets Tout Supporters of 'Historic' Repeal of DADT, ABC Quotes 'Stain on Our Nation Lifted'

As all the broadcast network evening newscasts on Saturday used words like "historic" and "landmark" to play up the Senate vote in favor of repealing the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy on ...

ABC's Muir and Klein Fret Tax Agreement Will Make Deficit 'Even Worse'

On ABC's World News Sunday, anchor David Muir and ABC's senior Washington correspondent Rick Klein fretted that the federal budget deficit would increase as a result of both the blocking of a tax ...

ABC, FNC Highlight Dem Senator's Comparison of Republicans to Terrorists

On Saturday morning, FNC's Fox and Friends Saturday and ABC's Good Morning America highlighted Democratic Senator Bob Menendez's assertion that negotiating with Republicans over taxes is like ...

CNN's Spitzer: 'Every One of Us is Being Held Hostage' By Senate GOP

CNN's Eliot Spitzer blasted Senate Republicans on Wednesday's Parker-Spitzer for their promise to hold up legislation unless the current tax rates are extended: "Every one of us...[is] being held ...

CBS Highlights Murkowski's Criticism of Tea Party 'Purity Test' and the 'Not Worldly' Palin

On Monday's CBS Evening News, anchor Katie Couric filed a report on Senator Lisa Murkowski in which she highlighted the Alaska Republican's criticism of the Tea Party movement requiring a "purity ...

Olbermann Frets Obama Will Cave to McConnell 'Instead of Kicking Him in the Ass'

On Thursday's Countdown show on MSNBC, as he plugged a segment on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's appeal to President Obama to cooperate with the GOP, host Keith Olbermann suggested that ...

Uncritical Condition

Network news fails to examine high cost and proven failures of government-run health care

Matthews & Heilemann Label Toomey as 'Right-Leaning' & 'Pretty Conservative,' But No Label for Sestak

On Sunday's syndicated Chris Matthews Show, as host Matthews asked the panel to predict the outcome of the Pennsylvania Senate election, he described Republican candidate Pat Toomey as ...
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