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CBS Hypes: Obama on Same Side as Tea Party on Budget Cuts

On Thursday's CBS Early Show, senior White House correspondent Bill Plante seized on a rare instance in which the Obama administration and conservative members of Congress happened to agree on a ...

Matt Bai Gives Obama a Pass on Budget Whiff

Another Times writer gives Obama a "Yes, but," pass on his lack of budgetary leadership: "Mr. Obama would seem to be taking the more balanced approach. True, Mr. Obama didn't act on his own debt ...

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell: Why Cut Spending In a Recession?

On Morning Joe Wednesday, MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell questioned the entire debate over which government spending programs to slash, asking why the President and Congress are even considering ...

MSNBC's Jansing: Donald Trump 'Not About the Little Guy,' Wants 'Tax Breaks for the Rich'

Interviewing Donald Trump on Thursday's Jansing & Co., MSNBC's Chris Jansing put on her Democratic strategist hat to press the real estate mogul with liberal talking points.

G.O.P. on a Spending-Cut 'Frenzy,' 'Destroying Vital Government Programs With Gleeful Abandon'

More of the sober, substantive commentary we've come to expect from the nation's leading newspaper: "But that wasn't enough for [Speaker John Boehner's] fanatical freshmen, who demanded that it be ...

Matthews Issues 'Call to Arms' Against 'Unpatriotic' Bush and Rumsfeld

Chris Matthews, in the wake of the Tucson shootings, went on a tear against the likes of Sarah Palin who used what he called "gunplay" language, yet on Wednesday's Hardball, Matthews uttered ...

George Stephanopoulos Badgers Michele Bachmann to Denounce Birthers, Defend President's Christianity

George Stephanopoulos on Thursday followed in the footsteps of other journalists who are lecturing Republicans on the need denounce birthers and declare Barack Obama a Christian. The co-anchor ...

MSNBC's Brewer: 'Meanie Money Enforcer' GOP vs 'Big Heart' Dems in Budget Battle

Opening Wednesday's 12PM ET hour on MSNBC, anchor Contessa Brewer proclaimed that President Obama was "driving Republicans in a corner" by calling their "budget bluff with his big proposal to ...

Eager MSNBC Wonders If 2012 Election Is 'in the Bag' for Barack Obama?

Despite the fact that the 2012 presidential election is still 20 months away, MSNBC apparently has an idea who might win. On Monday's News Nation, a network graphic featured a picture of Barack ...

Union Boss Sweeney Among Those Who 'Have Worked on Behalf of Equality for the Poor and Struggling'

Reporter Michael Shear gets carried away in praise of John Sweeney, former head of the AFL-CIO, and highly partisan Democrat.