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NBC's Curry Rips Ryan Budget: 'Where is the Empathy?' Won't Poor People 'Suffer'?

In an interview with Congressman Paul Ryan on Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry slammed the Wisconsin Republican's proposed budget: "Where is the empathy in this budget?...Do you ...
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Krugman-Brooks, Round 15? New York Times Columnists May Be Engaged in Another Secret War

Years after furtively fighting over Reagan and racism (it's Times policy for columnists not to criticize each other), lefty Paul Krugman and "centrist" David Brooks may be scrapping over the ...
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CBS’s O’Donnell Hits Ryan with White House Talking Points, Then Cues Up Softballs to Schumer

Filling in for Bob Schieffer on Face the Nation, Norah O’Donnell hit Republican Congressman Paul Ryan from the left, using White House talking points to contend his budget plan helps the rich ...
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CBS Boosts Democrats' Poster Bashing Paul Ryan Plan as Horror Movie

Charlie Rose surprised Rep. Paul Ryan on Tuesday's CBS This Morning by promoting the latest smear from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Rose displayed their fake horror-movie ...
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Calmes Almost Forgets Obama's Deficit Promises, Pushes Political Potency of His Big-Spending Budget Plan

White House reporter Jackie Calmes treated last year's Obama budget proposal as just right in its balance of spending cuts and increases and gave him a pass for putting off tough choices. But ...
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NBC: Republicans 'Quick to Lash Out' at Obama Budget

In an attempt to frame Republican opposition to the President's 2013 budget proposal as merely political posturing, NBC Today co-host Ann Curry announced to viewers on Tuesday: "President Obama ...

CBS: 'Root of Stalemate' Was GOP Push to 'Cut' Taxes

On Monday's CBS Evening News, correspondent Nancy Cordes listed only one cause of the supercommittee failure, how Republicans pushed "to make the Bush-era tax cuts permanent for everyone." And ...

NBC's Gregory to Kyl: 'Real Deficit Hawk Republicans' Want Tax Hikes

While grilling Arizona Senator Jon Kyl on NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, host David Gregory tried to bolster the argument for tax increases: "The Bush tax cuts...real deficit hawks, many of them ...

Time's Stengel Asks Bill Clinton Why He Isn't Tea Party 'Hero'

In a recent interview, Time magazine's Richard Stengel asked former President Bill Clinton why he was not a Tea Party "hero." Stengel's "criteria" were that Clinton oversaw a balanced budget and ...
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