Government

$168-Billion Stimulus 'Too Little, Too Late,' Says Burnett on NBC

CNBC's Burnett questions whether bigger-than-expected stimulus package is enough to spark a slowly growing economy.

Bush Defends Tax Policies Against Media Attack at CPAC

President explains how his tax policy helped grow the economy; criticizes liberal health care proposals.

Post: Bush Budget Spends Too Much AND Too Little

Domestic spending 'cut' - except for that pesky $8.4 billion in increases.

Networks Cheer: 'The Check Is in the Mail,' 'Cash Is on the Way'

Coverage is not concerned with the cost to taxpayers, but if checks can be cut in time and whether recipients will spend or save their 'rebates.'

Albright Blames Lack of Health Care and Minnesota Bridge Collapse on Iraq War

Former Secretary of State, now working with Hillary Clinton's campaign, tells audience domestic expenditures are suffering because war funding is taking precedence.

NBC Blames Mortgages and Unemployment, but Not Borrowers for Debt

'Nightly News' cites subprime mess and other factors, but leaves out personal responsibility for credit card delinquencies.

'World News' Blasts Medicare Competitors in One-Sided Story

ABC continues to make case for public-controlled health care, this time by bashing private Medicare plans and scaring seniors.

Subject of ABC Medicare Story Claims Misrepresentation

Retiree named Medicare Advantage 'favorite' says 'Good Morning America' exaggerated his support of private insurance companies.

'Cramer Claus:' Bernanke Gets a Lump of 'High-Sulfur Stinky Coal'

CNBC host offers disapproval of Fed chief, six weeks after making incorrect prediction about oil and gas prices.

Barone: Why Voters Think the Economy Is in Trouble

U.S. News & World Report writer cites the memory gap between voters who lived through the 1970s and 'new electorate.'
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