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Main Economics Writer Leonhardt's Solution to Budget Woes No Surprise

David Leonhardt forwards his usual solution to budget woes on Wednesday's front page: "...finding a way to raise taxes may well be the central political problem facing the United States....If Mr. ...

Dictators and Double Standards? Times Goes After Inhofe, Stayed Quiet on Ted Kennedy-Andropov Memo

Tracking conservative figures who support Ivory Coast's dictator, Mark Oppenheimer unearths A secretive evangelical Christian organization that some say has a right-wing agenda. Meanwhile, the ...

NBC's Lauer to Bachmann: 'Shouldn't We Put Some of the Burden on the Wealthy?'

Interviewing Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann on Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer pushed for tax increases in the 2012 budget: "...the President's expected to call for raising ...

Like a Broken Record, George Stephanopoulos Lobbies for Yet More Taxes

If there has been one constant in George Stephanopoulos' journalistic career, it's repeatedly calling for higher taxes. So, it's not surprising that while talking to Paul Ryan on Wednesday about ...

CNN's Piers Morgan: 'Obama Fan,' Quite Dismayed at Guantanamo Remaining Open

On Monday night's Piers Morgan Tonight, the CNN host professed his admiration for President Obama ' but like any good liberal, sounded his disappointment that the Guantanamo Bay detention camp is ...

CBS Validates and Rationalizes Obama's Strategy to Defeat 'Controversial' Ryan Plan

"Critics say it's about time" for President Barack Obama to offer his plan to reduce the deficit, CBS's Chip Reid acknowledged Tuesday night before he proceeded to rationalize Obama's ...

NBC's Roker Asks Obama's Sister if President Still Has Hope

In an interview with President Obama's half-sister Maya Soetoro-Ng on Tuesday's NBC Today, weatherman Al Roker wondered: "When you look back on the President's campaign of hope do you see that ' ...

ABC's Bill Weir Is Smitten by 'Fashionable,' 'Vivacious,' 'Telegenic' Desiree Rogers

Nightline co-anchor Bill Weir on Monday couldn't help but fawn over former Obama White House social Secretary Desiree Rogers, lauding her as a "fashionable, vivacious, interesting, telegenic ...

ABC Slams 'Bizarre,' 'Non-Reality-Based' Birtherism, Didn't Debunk 9/11 Truther Rosie O'Donnell

On Tuesday's Good Morning America, reporter Jake Tapper attacked the "bizarre," "non-reality-based" conspiracy theory about President Obama's birth certificate. Yet, the ABC program has not done a ...

Republican Budget Cuts Threaten 'Life-Affirming' Public Radio Station in KY

The New York Times vs. any and all spending cuts: "But with the rise of the Tea Party and with anti-earmark, budget-cutting fervor gripping the nation's capital, little of that sentiment is being ...