Spending

MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Plays Race Card on Budget and Libya

Covering the budget debate on Capitol Hill and the conflict in Libya, Andrea Mitchell spun two serious policy issues as examples of race-baiting.

Media Let Left Play War Games with Libya

Few journalists note liberal shift from 'make love, not war' to 'make war.'

Media Let Left Play War Games with Libya

Few journalists note liberal shift from 'make love, not war' to 'make war.'

CBS's Schieffer: Obama Sounds Like Reagan on Deficit Reduction While GOP Wants to Cut Cancer Research

Talking to New York Senator Chuck Schumer on Sunday's Face the Nation, host Bob Schieffer said of a video statement released by President Obama on Saturday: "If I didn't know better and had my ...
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Debt Ceiling

Health Care Cost Estimates Challenged, But Media Skip Criticism of 'Non-Partisan' Agency

Congressional Budget Office figures challenged only 16 percent of the time, despite former CBO director's claims of 'Garbage In, Garbage Out' accounting.

Jackie Calmes Tosses Cold Water on 'Deep' Spending Cuts

Washington-based reporter Jackie Calmes says the "deep" spending reductions proposed by conservatives could threaten the economy's recovery while "carrying substantial political and economic risks."

The Top 10 Economic Myths of 2010

Journalists' tall tales included praising GM for 'keeping faith' with taxpayers, comparing soda to cocaine, and attacking the Chamber of Commerce over baseless 'foreign money' claims.

CNN: Keeping Current Tax Rates is Increasing Government Spending

On Tuesday's Newsroom, CNN tried to spin the proposed compromise between President Obama and congressional Republicans to keep the current tax rates as a "package that increases spending ...
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