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CNN's New Executive VP Argued Not Raising Taxes Hikes Deficit: 'Republican Numbers Do Not Add Up'

In picking Mark Whitaker, Washington Bureau Chief for NBC News, as its new Executive Vice President and Managing Editor, CNN has selected someone with a liberal outlook who presumes not raising ...

Robin Roberts Fawns Over Michelle Obama: Will You Attend Prince William's Wedding?

Good Morning America's Robin Roberts conducted yet another fawning interview with Michelle Obama on Friday, offering 11 minutes and two segments to such important topics as whether the First Lady ...

CBS Proclaims Obama on YouTube is 'His Version of the Fireside Chat'

At the top of Friday's CBS Early Show, co-host Chris Wragge cheered President Obama's recent Q & A on YouTube: "Obama opens up. The President answers YouTube questions on everything from the ...

Claire Shipman's Husband Named New Obama Press Secretary; Conflict of Interest for ABC?

The White House on Thursday named Jay Carney, the husband of ABC News reporter Claire Shipman, to be the new White House Press Secretary. Carney is also an ex-journalist, formerly of Time magazine.

CBS Touts Report Blaming Financial Crisis on Lack of Government Regulation...Authored by Democrats

On Wednesday's CBS Evening News, anchor Katie Couric proclaimed: "The federal commission that investigated the financial meltdown has reportedly concluded it could have been avoided. The New York ...

After State of the Union, Obama Takes a 'Victory Lap' in Wisconsin

Jackie Calmes follows Obama to Wisconsin on his "victory lap" tour of factory floors, finds enthusiasm and applause for the president.

Today Show Highlights Harry Reid Hitting Obama from the Left on Earmarks

In what was perhaps a move to make Barack Obama appear more moderate than he is, NBC's Kelly O'Donnell, on Thursday's Today show, played up a "rift" between him and Democratic Senate Majority ...

Krugman Celebrates Europe's 'Strong Safety Nets' Letting It Weather Crisis Better

Paul Krugman on the superiority of the European welfare state: "On the one side, those strong safety nets have meant that the amount of sheer misery in Europe is considerably less than here....But ...

Hypocrisy on Display: NYT Defends, Runs Photo of Ants-on-Crucifix Art, But Proudly Refused to Run Muhammad Cartoons

From London, critic Michael Kimmelman mocked conservative critics of the Smithsonian's sponsorship of an artist's clip showing ants crawling on a crucifix, a picture of which appears in the Times. ...

ABC, CBS Provide Skeptical Looks at Obama's Plan to Spend More, Cut the Deficit; NBC Avoids

Of the three evening newscasts, only NBC's Chuck Todd on Wednesday offered no critical analysis of Barack Obama's call for both new spending and deficit reduction. ABC's Jake Tapper actually ...