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Bizarrely, CBS’s O’Donnell Cites ‘Cost to Taxpayers’ of Maintaining Current Income Tax Rates

$150 billion. That’s “the cost to taxpayers” for President Barack Obama’s proposal to not increase the income tax rate for those earning less than $250,000, White House correspondent Norah ...
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'No Option but to Raise Taxes,' Say All the 'Budget Veterans' Selected by NYT's Jackie Calmes

New York Times White House reporter Jackie Calmes stacks her sources 5-1 in favor of raising taxes to close the deficit, and tries to nudge Congress into supporting them: "Tax increases were part ...
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CNN Showcases PolitiFact Rating Another Accurate GOP Claim 'Mostly False'

In an appearance on CNN's Newsroom on Monday afternoon, the Tampa Bay Times' PolitiFact once again nailed an accurate statement by a Republican or conservative group as "Mostly False." A new ad ...
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Sarkozy Loss in France Could Mean Higher Taxes on the Rich in the United States?

Really? Steven Erlanger reports from the presidential campaign in France: "Growing inequality has become a hot-button topic across Europe, and if Mr. Hollande were to win, the move to impose ...
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CNN's Zakaria Declares: 'If I were in Congress, I'd vote for the Buffett Rule'

CNN host Fareed Zakaria faced questions about his journalistic integrity when he admitted last year that he had off-the-record conversations with President Obama even though he was covering ...
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ABC Eagerly Promotes Obama Whopper But Disputes as ‘Mostly False’ an Accurate Romney Stat

Pathetic. That best describes David Muir’s shoddy reporting on Wednesday’s ABC World News in which he gleefully relayed an obviously ridiculous income tax rate for an office manager for a ...
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Networks Offer Skimpy Coverage of the President's Call for Higher Taxes, CBS Parrots Obama

The President on Tuesday made a major campaign offensive against his likely Republican opponent, but four out of the six network evening news and morning shows ignored it. Barack Obama's call ...
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Hayes Scolds Media for Shoddy Journalism on Buffett Rule: ‘Reporters Should Do Their Job’

“It’ll probably work politically,” The Weekly Standard’s Stephen Hayes observed of President Obama’s “fairness”-based “Buffett Rule” tax hike quest, “but don’t reporters have a job to do ...
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Charlie Rose Asks Chuck Schumer About Tax Hikes Creating Jobs, Lets Senator Dodge Question

On Monday's CBS This Morning host Charlie Rose tossed Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) a softball on whether he believes higher taxes on millionaires would create jobs, but the senator only chose ...
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