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CBS Frets Over Obama's Liberal Base Being Upset By Possible Tax Deal

On Friday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith discussed a potential deal between the Obama administration and House Republicans on maintaining current tax rates, declaring: "The Democrats are ' ...

Joe Scarborough and Crew Lament the 'Sad,' 'Terrible' Ordeal of Charlie Rangel

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and his Morning Joe co-hosts on Friday commiserated over the "sad," "terrible" ordeal that Charlie Rangel suffered through while being censured. Echoing many liberals in ...

CBS Commiserates Over 'Painful' Censure of Rangel, Looks for 'Silver Lining'

According to CBS Evening News host Katie Couric on Thursday, the censure of Charles Rangel was "painful" for "everyone watching" and a "fall from grace." Reporter Nancy Cordes also tried to find ...

On Today: NYT Editor Feebly Tries to Explain Away Success of Conservative Books

During a Norah O'Donnell report, on Friday's Today, about how well books written by the likes of Sarah Palin, George W. Bush and Glenn Beck are selling, the New York Times' Jenny Schuessler ...

'60 Minutes' Correspondent Laments GOP Opposition to Lame-Duck Legislation

On the December 2 "Morning Joe," "60 Minutes" correspondent Lesley Stahl deplored the GOP stiff-arm to Democratic lame-duck legislation, complaining that it wiped out the conciliatory tone of the ...

Not So Merry Jobs Report: Unemployment Up to 9.8 Percent

Despite forecasts of 75,000 to 200,000 jobs, 'tepid' 39,000 new jobs disappoints news media.

No Class: Times A Little Too Cheery Over Tragedies in an Idyllic Disney Town

Kim Severson's thousand-word story showed tasteless excitement over the news that tragedy has infiltrated the wealthy paradise of Celebration, Fla., a town built by the Walt Disney Co.: "As if the ...

Times Cheers Schumer's 'Millionaire's Tax' Formula After Despising GOP's 'Death Tax'

Jennifer Steinhauer greets Sen. Chuck Schumer's tax-cut word games with approval. Yet the Times loathed what it considered the unfair and misleading Republican phrase "death tax" to describe the ...

CBS Early Show Ignores Rangel Censure, ABC and NBC Are Sympathetic to New York Democrat

On Friday, the CBS Early Show failed to make any mention of New York Democratic Congressman Charles Rangel being censured by the House of Representatives on Thursday for 11 ethics violations. ...

Nets Expound on 'Cost' of Maintaining Tax Rates, Stress How 'Tax Break for the Wealthy Increases the Deficit'

Framing the debate through a liberal prism hostile to continuing the current income tax rates, ABC and CBS worried Thursday night about the "cost" of not raising taxes, as if all money belongs to ...