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"Intransigent" Republicans vs. "Just Perfect" Obama

Vol. 24, No. 25

CNN: Dems Acting Like 'Conservative Republicans' In Payroll Tax Debate

In its Monday afternoon coverage of the Congressional battle over extending the payroll tax cut, CNN repeatedly emphasized a Democratic advantage and claimed that the Democrats are acting like ...

Adam Nagourney Cheers on Democratic Tax Hikes in California

Los Angeles-based Nagourney ignores the already-steep taxes Californians pay, promotes even more: "Yet the sheer abundance of undisguised tax-increase proposals is the latest evidence that ...

NBC's Lauer Hits Obama Advisor from Left, Cites Democratic Mayor Calling for More 'Federal Help'

On Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer interviewed Obama advisor David Plouffe and promoted liberal concerns that the administration had not pushed enough government economic programs: "Even ...

NBC's Gregory: Idea That Tax Hikes Hurt Economy 'One of the Falsehoods That's Peddled in Washington'

In an interview with Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist on NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, host David Gregory dismissed concerns that raising taxes could harm the economy: "But the ...

CBS: 'Root of Stalemate' Was GOP Push to 'Cut' Taxes

On Monday's CBS Evening News, correspondent Nancy Cordes listed only one cause of the supercommittee failure, how Republicans pushed "to make the Bush-era tax cuts permanent for everyone." And ...

CBS's Hill to Norquist: Why Not 'Compromise' More on Taxes?

CBS's Erica Hill urged "conservative activist" Grover Norquist to influence the members of Congress who have signed his no tax hikes pledge to consider raising taxes during an interview on ...

GOP Senator Educates CNN Host: 'Your Job Is Not to Convince Me'

When CNN's Carol Costello admitted to Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) her inability to convince him that Republicans on the super committee didn't raise enough tax revenue, he simply responded that "your ...

CNN to Norquist: 'Aren't You Exactly What a Lot of Voters Hate About Our System?'

CNN's Carol Costello borrowed from the Democrats on Monday's American Morning and demanded that conservative Grover Norquist explain why he wasn't "exactly what a lot of voters hate" about ...

The GOP vs. Public Opinion on the Necessity of Tax Hikes

Economics reporter Catherine Rampell traces the GOP's stubborn refusal to raise taxes back to the 1970s and the Laffer Curve.
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