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The Times Sticks Up for Earmarks Again

Newly minted anti-earmark conservatives are facing a backlash, says Jennifer Steinhauer: "Tensions are particularly acute in districts where new conservative lawmakers, many of whom criticized ...

Matthews Trumpets: We've Never Had A World Leader Like Bill Clinton Before!

Chris Matthews, on Wednesday's Hardball, really laid it on thick in his tease for his upcoming special on Bill Clinton's post presidency as he exalted: "Other American presidents have done things ...

John Avlon Rips 'Far Right' Social Conservatives Over CPAC on CNN.com

CNN contributor John Avlon took yet another shot at mainstream conservatives in a Wednesday column on CNN.com. Avlon blasted the "far right" Family Research Council and other conservative groups ...

NYT Gets Back on Amnesty-for-Illegals Hobby Horse

In a story lamenting the failure of the Dream Act, reporter Julia Preston puts an emotional liberal spin on legislation cutting off benefits to illegal immigrants: "Hostility toward illegal ...

James McKinley Again Calls for Tax Hikes in Texas

Houston bureau chief James McKinley: "Democrats said Mr. Perry and Republican legislative leaders, who have big majorities in both houses, are ignoring reality to curry favor with Tea Party ...

Zeleny Overdoses on 'Conservatives' in CPAC Preview

"In the wake of sweeping Republican victories in last year's Congressional elections, where Tea Party supporters rewarded candidates who pledged to uphold fiscally conservative principles and ...

Contessa Brewer's Liberal Spin: Obama Was at Odds With 'Conservative' Chamber of Commerce

Reporting on President Obama's speech to the Chamber of Commerce Monday, MSNBC's Contessa Brewer sloppily labeled the Chamber as "conservative" in narrating the conflict between the business ...

Donald Rumsfeld Condemns False Newsweek Story on Koran Flushing: You Can't Apologize to the Dead

Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld appeared on Tuesday's Hannity and recounted the harm Newsweek did in 2005 with a false report about U.S. soldiers flushing a Koran down the toilet at ...

CBS Evening News Finally Covers Planned Parenthood Sting, NBC and ABC Still Ignore

On Tuesday's CBS Evening News, chief legal correspondent Jan Crawford reported on the video sting operation conducted by the pro-life group Live Action: "The videos are troubling....showing ...

Lauer to Michelle Obama: 'Do You Think People Hate Your Husband, Even Those On the Far Right?'

NBC's Matt Lauer seemed shocked that Fox News' Bill O'Reilly, during his Super Bowl interview, actually asked Barack Obama about his opponents hating him, as the Today co-anchor, on Wednesday, in ...