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CBS's Schieffer Trumpets Coburn's 'Candor' on Willingness to Hike Taxes, Rues Others Lack Such 'Courage'

Previewing Tuesday's Early Show town hall meeting with Republicans on the economy, CBS's Bob Schieffer, who pushes his Face the Nation guests to agree taxes must be raised, hailed a Republican, ...

Times Finds Little in Palin Email Dump, Writes About It Anyway

Jim Rutenberg and William Yardley damn the former Alaska governor with faint praise: "She was also, in the years before her national emergence, more open to compromise and political dealing than ...

Mr. Hard News: Shear, Bitter About Talking Weiner, Spends Next 2 Days on Palin Emails

Michael Shear sounds bitter and mad at having to talk about Anthony Weiner: "Lots of policy and we're going to start with the sex scandal!" What did he write about the next two days? Sarah Palin's ...

Thomas Roberts Mocked Palin's Revere 'Flub,' But Thinks LBJ Was Never Elected President

According to MSNBC's Thomas Roberts, who last week seemed to enjoy correcting Sarah Palin for her historical "flub," President Lyndon Johnson "was never actually elected Commander in Chief." The ...

NBC's Gregory: Are Americans Really 'Better Off' with 'Freedom'?

While grilling former Pennsylvania Senator and presidential hopeful Rick Santorum on NBC's Sunday Meet the Press, host David Gregory was skeptical of the idea that Americans should be able to ...

Andrea Mitchell Whines About Tim Pawlenty's 'Counterintuitive' Tax Plan

MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell scolded Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty on Thursday over the former Minnesota governor's proposed plan to reduce taxes and cut spending, decrying the ...

NBC the Most Excited by Palin's E-Mail, Yet Fails to Dig Up Any 'Bombshells'

Much of the media made fools of themselves with their excited obsession over the release of Sarah Palin's e-mails, but NBC went the furthest, sending reporters to Juneau as the network uniquely ...

Timothy Egan Admires GOP's Moderate Jon Huntsman, Unlike 'Wackos' in 'Sea of Craziness'

"But for the increasingly intolerant minority who will decide the next Republican nominee, Huntsman is already a heretic for speaking common sense on climate change, gay civil unions and ...

Yahoo! Editor on Economy: GOP Wants to 'Blow Stuff Up' to Win in 2012

Latest conspiracy theory about Republicans contends they support economic sabotage.

Times Watch Quotes of Note - Who Says NYT Journalists Aren't Religious?

Plus, Matt Bai deals two anti-GOP race cards and comes up a joker; tornadoes as economic stimulus; Anita Hill as role model for France; and columnist David Brooks falls victim to the damp squid.