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James McKinley's 'News' Story on Texas Budget Cuts: 'It Was Not a Pretty Picture'

James McKinley Jr.'s "reporting" on the cost-cutting Texas budget sounded a lot like liberal opinion: "It is hard to overstate the budget-cutting furor that has gripped lawmakers in this capital, ...

ABC Continues to Gush Over Kennedy Family, Including 'Critical' Role of 'Senate Lion' Ted

Good Morning America on Friday continued to demonstrate a fascination with the Kennedy family, highlighting Ted Kennedy and his "critical" role as a "politician and a leader." Co-host George ...

Paul Begala Demonizes Paul Ryan as the 'Dr. Kevorkian of Medicare'

Trashing Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) as "Dr. Kevorkian," CNN political contributor Paul Begala condemned the congressman's bold proposal to revamp Medicare in his latest op-ed for CNN.com. If the GOP ...

Times Hits the Natural Park Trail for Sob Stories on Looming Government Shutdown

Motoko Rich indulges in government-shutdown cliches: "Among the people anxiously waiting to hear if Congress can reach a budget deal are front desk clerks at the Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite ...

Obama Pays Homage to Incendiary Al Sharpton in New York City; Hometown Paper Virtually Ignores

While its two rival dailies plastered photos of Obama and Sharpton on their front pages, the Times virtually ignored the dynamic duo, relegating their appearance together to the fourth paragraph ...

Video: Media Fawned Over 'Grown Up,' 'Adult' Obama vs. 'Childish' Tea Party

Prior to this week, President Obama had been so detached from the budget debate that some in his own party have openly criticized him for failing to lead. Yet when the President parachuted into ...

ABC's Tapper Boasts of Giving Anti-Shutdown Talking Point to President Obama

Instead of being embarrassed by how their story generated a talking point for the President to use in a partisan political battle, ABC on Thursday night boasted of how President Obama cited Jake ...

NPR Leans Toward Democrats 7 to 3 on Federal Budget Showdown

NPR's Ari Shapiro slanted towards President Obama and two of his Democratic allies in Congress on Thursday's Morning Edition on the continuing battle over the federal budget, playing seven ...

Despite Huge Fuel Cost Increases, Networks Criticize Airfare Hikes

Media reports suggest fuel prices are an excuse, show little sympathy for concept of profit.

ABC Grills Boehner, a 'Hostage' to the Tea Party, on Whether He Can Avoid the 'Fate' of Gingrich

According to World News' Diane Sawyer, House Speaker John Boehner is being "held hostage" by the Tea Party. Over two days and two shows, Sawyer and interviewer George Stephanopoulos hit the ...