Budget

Mika Brzezinski Bemoans Gov. Walker's Holdout: 'The Union Has Given Blood to This Guy'

On Tuesday, Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski, the self-confessed Democrat for whom appeal to sentiment is second-nature, painted the Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker as "cold" and "mean" in the ...

Amanpour Frets: 'Will the Deep Budget Cuts on the Table Stick a Fork in the Recovery?'

Picking up on an argument made by economist Mark Zandi - whom the Washington Post described as "an architect of the 2009 stimulus package" - ABC's Christiane Amanpour on Sunday morning, presuming ...

CBS: Fugitive Wisconsin Dems Have 'Become Heroes' to Union Protestors

During a report on the latest developments in Wisconsin for Wednesday's CBS Early Show, correspondent Cynthia Bowers proclaimed that the 14 Democratic state senators who fled to Illinois to block ...

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 ...
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