Stephanie Cutter http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19631/all en Soledad O'Brien Lets Obama Aide Attack GOP, Pushes Republicans to Hike Taxes http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/soledad-obrien-lets-obama-aide-attack-gop-pushes-republicans-hike-taxes <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Once again, CNN's Soledad O'Brien grilled a Republican while giving an easy interview to a Democrat. She pushed Republicans to increase taxes on Wednesday's&nbsp;<em>Starting Point</em>, but, showing her double standard, she let President Obama's former deputy campaign manager attack the GOP fiscal cliff proposals.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/soledad-obrien-lets-obama-aide-attack-gop-pushes-republicans-hike-taxes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN Jeb Hensarling Soledad O'Brien Starting Point Stephanie Cutter Thu, 06 Dec 2012 13:30:08 +0000 matt.hadro 41963 at http://www.mrc.org NYT Reports From Two Weeks Ago on Stephanie Cutter, the Brilliant Mind Behind Obama's 'Big Bird' Attacks http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyt-reports-two-weeks-ago-stephanie-cutter-brilliant-mind-behind-obamas-big-bird-attacks <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The <em>New York Times</em> Sunday Styles profile by Amy Chozick of Obama campaign manager Stephanie Cutter, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/14/us/politics/stephanie-cutter-is-a-messenger-who-does-the-shooting-for-obama.html?pagewanted=all ">A Messenger Who Does the Shooting</a>," reads as a bit behind on current events (many Sunday profile-type pieces are written several days in advance). </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyt-reports-two-weeks-ago-stephanie-cutter-brilliant-mind-behind-obamas-big-bird-attacks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Amy Chozick Campaign 2012 Michelle Malkin Stephanie Cutter Tue, 16 Oct 2012 15:45:49 +0000 clay.waters 41529 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's Baldwin Enables Stephanie Cutter to Blame Team Romney for Making Libya 'the Political Topic It Is' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-baldwin-enables-stephanie-cutter-blame-team-romney-making-libya-political-topic-it <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-10-11-CNN-Baldwin-Cutter.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />Stephanie Cutter <a href="http://freebeacon.com/cutter-benghazi-is-only-an-issue-because-of-romney-and-ryan/">ignited a firestorm</a> when she blamed Team Romney on Thursday for making the Libya fiasco into the "political issue" it has become, but CNN's Brooke Baldwin enabled her gross political accusations by calling the Libya controversy a "political circus."<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-baldwin-enables-stephanie-cutter-blame-team-romney-making-libya-political-topic-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Brooke Baldwin CNN foreign policy Libya Mitt Romney Paul Ryan Stephanie Cutter Fri, 12 Oct 2012 00:10:16 +0000 matt.hadro 41494 at http://www.mrc.org CBS Morning Show Ignores Obama's False Reply on Campaign's Felony Charge Against Romney http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-morning-show-ignores-obamas-false-reply-campaigns-felony-charge-against-romney <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/main_photos/2012/August/2012-08-20-CBS-EN-Cordes.jpg" style="float: right;" height="133" width="240" />On Tuesday's <em>CBS This Morning</em>, Norah O'Donnell and Gayle King applauded colleague Nancy Cordes for her "<strong>great question</strong>" to President Obama on Monday about a dishonest ad from a supporting super PAC that blamed Mitt Romney for a woman's cancer death.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-morning-show-ignores-obamas-false-reply-campaigns-felony-charge-against-romney" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama cbs CBS Evening News CBS This Morning Gayle King Mitt Romney Nancy Cordes Norah O'Donnell Stephanie Cutter Tue, 21 Aug 2012 21:08:44 +0000 matthew.balan 40971 at http://www.mrc.org NBC's Lauer Uses Obama's Own Words to Knock Down Attacks on Ryan http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-lauer-uses-obamas-own-words-knock-down-attacks-ryan <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> On Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer actually used the President's own past statements about Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan to grill deputy Obama campaign manager Stephanie Cutter: "President Obama said this of Paul Ryan, that he was 'absolutely sincere about wanting to reduce the deficit'...gave him 'credit for at least being willing to put out there some very tough choices.' Does he still feel that way?" [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012-08-13-NBC-TDAY-LauerCutter.mp3">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-lauer-uses-obamas-own-words-knock-down-attacks-ryan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama Budget Campaign 2012 Matt Lauer Mitt Romney NBC Paul Ryan Stephanie Cutter Today Mon, 13 Aug 2012 19:10:29 +0000 kyle.drennen 40884 at http://www.mrc.org ABC, NBC Press Axelrod on Anti-Romney Cancer Ad as CBS Skips http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-nbc-press-axelrod-anti-romney-cancer-ad-cbs-skips <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2012-05-01-ABC-BigSteph.jpg" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />As she subsitute hosted CBS's <em>Face the Nation</em> on Sunday, Nancy Cordes managed to avoid bringing up the controversial Obama super PAC ad that blames Mitt Romney for the death of a man's wife, even though Obama advisor Stephanie Cutter was a guest in the first segment.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-nbc-press-axelrod-anti-romney-cancer-ad-cbs-skips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics abc Bain Barack Obama Campaign ads cancer cbs David Gregory Face The Nation George Stephanopoulos Meet the Press Mitt Romney NBC Presidential race Stephanie Cutter This Week Mon, 13 Aug 2012 12:55:17 +0000 40874 at http://www.mrc.org Media Help Obama Make Business Success Bane of Romney’s Campaign http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-help-obama-make-business-success-bane-romneys-campaign <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> From cable to comedians, lefties charge candidate with dishonesty, contradiction; attack company for ‘vulture capitalism’ and more. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The left, including the Obama administration and some in the media, are making anti-capitalist attacks on opponent Mitt Romney’s business career the latest tactic. And the gloves are off.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-help-obama-make-business-success-bane-romneys-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Government Politics Bain Capital campaign Chris Hayes colin blaydon David Shuster ed conard Ed Schultz election finance Jon Stewart Larry Kudlow Mitt Romney Mobsters MSNBC obama private equity sopranos Stephanie Cutter strip mining companies tony soprano vulture capitalism Washington Post Mon, 23 Jul 2012 12:00:00 +0000 julia.seymour 40703 at http://www.mrc.org NBC's Lauer Ignores Obama Campaign Aide Calling Romney a Felon http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-lauer-ignores-obama-campaign-aide-calling-romney-felon <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> In an otherwise tough interview with Obama deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter on Tuesday's NBC <em>Today</em> about the negative tone of the President's re-election bid, co-host <strong>M</strong><img src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012-07-17-NBC-TDAY-LauerCutter.jpg" style="width: 240px; height: 179px; margin: 3px; float: right;" /><strong>att Lauer failed to challenge her on the nastiest attack hurled by Democrats so far, <a href="http://townhall.com/tipsheet/guybenson/2012/07/13/obama_deputy_campaign_manager_romney_might_be_a_felon_you_know" target="_blank">Cutt</a></strong></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-lauer-ignores-obama-campaign-aide-calling-romney-felon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Campaign 2012 felon Matt Lauer Mitt Romney NBC Stephanie Cutter Today Tue, 17 Jul 2012 15:43:57 +0000 kyle.drennen 40656 at http://www.mrc.org Soledad O'Brien Cues Up Obama Campaign Operative to Agree There Should Be Another Stimulus http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/soledad-obrien-cues-obama-campaign-operative-agree-there-should-be-another-stimulus <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-06-11-CNN-StartingPoint-Cutter2%20tres.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" />Quoting a study used by the Democratic-appointed CBO director to defend the stimulus plan, O'Brien asked President Obama's deputy campaign manager if there should be another stimulus, on Monday's Starting Point.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/soledad-obrien-cues-obama-campaign-operative-agree-there-should-be-another-stimulus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama CNN Election 2012 Soledad O'Brien Starting Point Stephanie Cutter Mon, 11 Jun 2012 22:21:20 +0000 matt.hadro 40369 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Grills Santorum's Press Secretary, Gives Free Pass to Obama Aide http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-grills-santorums-press-secretary-gives-free-pass-obama-aide <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-02-23-CNN-StartingPoint-Debate2%20dos.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" />While she grilled Rick Santorum's press secretary over his debate performance, CNN host Soledad O'Brien asked an Obama aide nothing even approaching a critical question on Thursday's Starting Point, and even teed her up to bash Republicans.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-grills-santorums-press-secretary-gives-free-pass-obama-aide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Alice Stewart CNN Election 2012 Mitt Romney Rick Santorum Soledad O'Brien Starting Point Stephanie Cutter Thu, 23 Feb 2012 22:31:02 +0000 matt.hadro 39236 at http://www.mrc.org