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CBS Touts Skewed Poll Showing Majority Oppose Cutting Government Employee Benefits

On Tuesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Chris Wragge touted a new poll claiming people support unions over Republican plans to cut state deficits: "A new CBS News/New York Times poll shows that a ...

NBC and CBS Tout Prank Call on Gov. Walker as 'Evidence' He Wants to 'Crush Unions'

On Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, correspondent Michael Isikoff claimed a prank phone call on Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker "provided his critics with evidence that his real motivation is what ...

Media Won't Budge on Ridiculous Size of Budget

Protecting NPR, PBS behind media agenda to keep Washington spending high.

Networks Stand with Wisconsin Unions, Ignore $1-3 Trillion Pension Deficit for Five Days

On sixth night of protest coverage, ABC finally notes government pensions underfunded by at least $1,000 billion.

'Pugnacious and Boastful' Gov. Christie Left Education System 'Reeling'

Reporter David Halbfinger relays what unions find "most galling" about the "pugnacious and boastful" Gov. Christie's budget proposals. He displayed far more empathy toward Connecticut's Democratic ...

Bob Schieffer Wonders if Union Protests Make Wisconsin 'The Tunisia of American Politics'

On CBS's Face the Nation on Sunday, host Bob Schieffer interviewed Wisconsin Republican Congressman Paul Ryan and compared union protests in that state to the democracy movements spreading across ...

CBS's Wragge Frets: 'Should Unions Be on Alert All Around the Country?'

In an interview with former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee on Tuesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Chris Wragge worried about the fallout from budget cutting in Wisconsin: "It seems to look like ...

CBS Decides Wisconsin State Workers Underpaid, FNC Shows Doctor's Notes Scam

CBS on Monday night tried to corroborate the case for the position on protesting Wisconsin state union workers, claiming without citing any source that they earn less than comparable private ...

CBS's Erica Hill Suggests Political Strategy to 'Put Pressure' on Wisconsin Governor

In an interview with the Democratic minority leader of the Wisconsin state senate on Monday's CBS Early Show, co-host Erica Hill proposed a solution to the political stalemate over curbing ...

CBS Declares Wisconsin Union Protests 'Tea Party Movement for the Left'

Discussing the union protests in Wisconsin with political analyst John Dickerson on Monday's CBS Early Show, co-host Chris Wragge noted: "You talk about this being a potential Tea Party movement ...
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