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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 ...

Tavernise Pines for D.C. Voting Rights, Autonomy on Abortion and School Vouchers

Washington, D.C., a victim of Republican "tinkering": "But for this city, which raises $5 billion in tax revenue each year but does not have the final say over how to spend it, the compromise - ...

Meet the Press Panel: Obama 'Above the Fray' in Budget Fight

During the panel discussion on Sunday's Meet the Press on NBC, host David Gregory gushed over President Obama's Friday night address to the nation on the budget deal: "The message was clear. Here ...

Adam Nagourney Rides to Defense of Harry Reid's 'Cowboy Poets'

Adam Nagourney: "That once-obscure gathering became a target in the budget battle a world away in Washington last week, employed by conservatives as a symbol of fiscal waste...setting off a ...

Matt Bai: 'Something Awesome' About Sitting Next to Liberal Titan Mario Cuomo

Matt Bai, chief political correspondent for the Times Magazine: "If you were a kid in the Northeast during the 1980s, as I was, there is something awesome - in the literal sense - about sitting ...

MSNBC's Matthews Rants: Paul Ryan's Plan Will 'Kill Half the People Who Watch This Show'

While discussing Paul Ryan's plan for Medicare on Monday, Hardball host Chris Matthews smeared the Republican congressman, trashing his idea as something that is "going to kill half the people who ...

The NYT's Tale of Two Medicare Plans: Obama's Painless 'Savings' vs. the GOP's 'Shrinking'

According to New York Times reporter Jackie Calmes, Obama will find harmless "savings" in Medicare, while the GOP threatens to "shrink" the program: "The Republican plan includes a shrinking of ...

Cocky Chris Matthews Slams 2012 GOP Candidates as a 'Dog Pound' and a 'Pig Pen'

A cocky Chris Matthews on Monday dismissed the possible 2012 Republican presidential nominees as a "dog pound" and a "pig pen." The Hardball host briefly mentioned candidates such as Mitt Romney ...