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Matthews Accuses Another Republican of Being Under 'Hypnosis'

Chris Matthews must be really pleased with himself, after accusing Rep. Michele Bachmann of being under hypnosis, in his now famous election night skirmish with the Minnesota Congresswoman, as he ...

CBS: Republicans Have 'Really Dug In Their Heels,' Won't Compromise

At the top of Wednesday's CBS Evening News, anchor Katie Couric worried: "Can the President and the new speaker find common ground or are we headed for gridlock?" Moments later, she made it clear ...

Lawrence O'Donnell Absurdly Claims GOP Failure To Raise Debt Ceiling Would Crash the Country, Possible Worldwide Depression

During the 9 p.m. EDT hour of election night coverage on Tuesday, the MSNBC anchor claimed that if Rand Paul holds to his "principles" and filibusters an attempt to raise the debt ceiling, it ...

Despite GOP Sweep, Liberals Make Tax, Spending Decisions in Lame Duck Session

Mountain of legislation awaits Congress; taxes, unemployment, Medicare and more may be addressed.

40 Years of Dem Dominance? George Stephanopoulos Fails to Quiz Carville on his Poor Prediction

James Carville on Thursday appeared on Good Morning America to discuss Tuesday's Republican landslide, but faced no questions about his erroneous prediction that Democrats would enjoy 40 years of ...

CBS's Smith: How Can Government 'Unleash the Economy And Not Spend Any Money'?

On Thursday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith saw Republican goals to limit government spending as antithetical to improving the economy: "How do you unleash the economy and not spend any ...

Timothy Egan on Barack Obama, Savior of Capitalism

Former reporter Timothy Egan on Barack Obama, martyr for the free market: "For no matter your view of President Obama, he effectively saved capitalism. And for that, he paid a terrible political ...

Alleged Humor Writer Gets Bitter: 'John Boehner Cries. He's Not the Only One'

"Crib Sheet" columnist Henry Alford gets personal in the Styles section: "Pranksters hijack Sarah Palin's and Glenn Beck's Facebook pages. The giveaway was all the correct grammar."

State-by-State Slant: Wyoming, Utah Both Shifted 'Even Further to the Right'

In the paper's 2010 state-by-state rundown of election results, "conservative" labels topped "liberal" ones by a margin of 25-2, including identical descriptions by two different reporters of two ...

In the Two Weeks Before Horrible Election Day for Democrats, NYT's 'Caucus' Tilted 3-1 Toward the Losing Party

The Times ran 52 political briefs in its "Caucus" section over the last two weeks of the campaign, a horrible one for Democrats. Yet only six of those 52 stories were pro-Republican, while 19 ...