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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 ...

Tea Party 'Extreme' to Amanpour, But Union Protesters a 'Populist' Show of 'People Power'

Last October, ABC's Christiane Amanpour characterized the Tea Party as "extreme," declaring "people are looking at the Tea Party and saying this is not conservatism as we knew it but it's ...

NBC Equates Madison to Egypt While Ignoring 'Scott Stalin' Placard, All Spike Obama's Role

"The uprising at home," teased NBC anchor Brian Williams who set up his Friday newscast by equating the left-wing protests with those against Arab dictatorships: "From the Mideast to the American ...

CBS Host's False Attack on Wisconsin Governor Falls Flat

On Friday's CBS Early Show, co-host Chris Wragge attempted to portray Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's efforts to curb costly benefits for public sector unions in his state as purely political: ...

Nets Champion Wisconsin Public Employees 'Rising Up' in 'Mutiny' Against 'Extreme Cuts'

ABC on Thursday night championed a "mutiny in America" by public employees in Wisconsin whom NBC's Brian Williams trumpeted for "rising up and saying no to some of the most extreme cuts in the ...

CBS Hypes: Obama on Same Side as Tea Party on Budget Cuts

On Thursday's CBS Early Show, senior White House correspondent Bill Plante seized on a rare instance in which the Obama administration and conservative members of Congress happened to agree on a ...
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