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MSNBC's Chris Matthews Questions Rupert Murdoch's Patriotism, Wonders If He's a 'True American'

MSNBC's Chris Matthews on Wednesday questioned the patriotism of Rupert Murdoch, wondering of the media mogul is a "true American."

NBC: 'About Time' Rupert Murdoch and News Corp. Suffer 'Damage'

On Wednesday's NBC Today, correspondent Stephanie Gosk reported the latest details on the phone hacking scandal in Britain involving a Rupert Murdoch owned tabloid and declared: "Damage to the ...

The Times' Main Economics Writer Pushes a Familiar Budget Solution: Tax Hikes

You'll never guess what the paper's chief economics writer David Leonhardt thinks would be a good solution to the debt ceiling/budget crisis. Or maybe you will: "In the end, the most likely tax ...

Frank Rich Trashes Romney as 'The Most Transparent Phony' on Tavis Smiley Show

Former Times columnist and theatre critic unloads on the current GOP front-runner for 2012: "Romney is the most transparent phony, and I think many Republicans would agree, that you can imagine. ...

Lead Story Warns G.O.P. Spending Cut Demands May Trigger Financial Crisis, Damage Party

Jackie Calmes gives the Republican Senate leader a backhanded compliment: "While Mr. McConnell's plan would face an array of political and perhaps constitutional issues, it signaled that ...

NBC Uniquely Wonders if Obama Is Using 'Scare Tactics' to Hype Social Security Threat

Of the three morning shows on Wednesday, only NBC's Today speculated that Barack Obama might be using "scare tactics" with his dire warning that, barring a deal on raising the debt limit, Social ...

On NBC's 'Today,' Chris Matthews Praises 'Leader' Mitch McConnell for 'Separating Himself' from 'Protestors on the Right'

On Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry talked to left-wing MSNBC host Chris Matthews about the debt ceiling fight, who cheered Senator Mitch McConnell's plan to give President Obama sole ...

Pelley Cites Tea Party as 'Problem' as ABC Relays 'Disgust,' Pelley Prompts Obama to Hail Reagan's Compromise 'Virtue'

Interviewing President Obama for Tuesday's CBS Evening News, Scott Pelley implied the Tea Party should be blamed for blocking a debt ceiling deal ("Isn't the problem that a large number of the ...

CNN's Cooper, Borger Rhapsodize On 'Adult' Obama Who 'Did Not Raise Taxes'

CNN's Anderson Cooper and Gloria Borger took turns casting President Barack Obama as the centrist 'adult' in a room teeming with unruly Republican children who would rather invite economic ...

Obama 'Repositioning' as a 'Pragmatic Centrist'...But the NYT Has Claimed for Years That He Already Is

But the New York Times has spent three years telling us he already was a centrist! Jackie Calmes claims that President Obama "put on full display his effort to position himself as a pragmatic ...