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CBS’s Schieffer Derides Boehner for Tying Debt Ceiling Hike to Spending Cuts: ‘Was He Kidding?’

The Sunday interview show hosts all reacted with disbelief toward House Speaker John Boehner’s pledge to demand spending cuts equal to the debt ceiling increase, with CBS’s Bob Schieffer ...
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Networks Ignore Embarrassing Political Defeat for Obama: 99-0 Rejection of President's Budget

Barack Obama suffered an embarrassing defeat, Wednesday, when the U.S. Senate rejected his budget 99-0. But, one wouldn't know it on ABC or CBS. The two networks completely skipped the ...
Federal Debt

Media Label Spending Cuts ‘Draconian’ and ‘Folly,’ As Debt Grows by Over $4 Trillion

In three years since the Senate last passed a budget, attempts to curtail spending have been criticized by media.
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CNN Hypes Paul Ryan Getting His 'Knuckles Rapped' by Georgetown Priests

When liberal Catholics protested Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) speaking at Georgetown University on Thursday, CNN jumped all over the story and gave it 11 full minutes of coverage during the 9-11 ...
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NBC Rips GOP Budget: "Where Is the Empathy?"

NBC falsely suggests House Republicans have proposed huge “cuts” in Medicare, Medicaid and other health programs, when spending would actually increase over the next 10 years in all of those ...
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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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