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Wolf Blitzer Badgers House Majority Whip to Raise Taxes

After smiling on Republicans who stepped away from Grover Norquist's no-tax hike pledge, CNN pressured the GOP House Majority Whip to raise income tax rates on Monday's The Situation Room. Anchor ...
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CBS Lobbies Senator Corker to Renege on Anti-Tax Hike Pledge, Raise Capital Gains Tax

Charlie Rose and Norah O'Donnell sung from the same liberal sheet music on Monday's CBS This Morning as they tried to get Republican Senator Bob Corker to commit to higher federal taxes. Rose ...
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CBS's Dickerson Boasts Obama 'Has More Leverage' If Country Goes Off Fiscal Cliff

CBS News political director John Dickerson all but crossed his fingers on Wednesday's CBS This Morning as he forwarded the idea of letting the country go over the looming fiscal cliff so President ...
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ABC Pressed Boehner to Agree to Tax Hike, on Sunday Fail to Push Pelosi to Agree to Spending Cuts

Two ABC News stars have proven, once again, the media’s obsession with raising taxes over any effort to cut a cent of spending. Two days after the election, anchor Diane Sawyer repeatedly ...
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Networks Blame ‘Fiscal Cliff’ On Congress, GOP 16 Times More than President

 ABC, CBS, NBC rely most on liberals, Democrats for coverage of ‘looming’ crisis. 
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CBS's Kroft Downplays Harry Reid's Responsibility for Senate Impasse; Hints GOP to Blame for Deadlock

On Sunday's 60 Minutes, CBS's Steve Kroft tried to paper over Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's role in fostering deadlock in the Senate. Kroft spotlighted Reid's "responsibility" for ...
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Journalists Decry ‘Threat’ to PBS from Romney for ‘Targeting’ Big Bird, Rally to Defense of PBS Subsidy

Liberals, Peggy Noonan noted on Sunday’s This Week roundtable, want Mitt Romney “to be more specific so that you can rouse people against” budget cuts to any program. Indeed, earlier in the ...
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Gregory Pushes Romney to ‘Cut a Deal with Democrats that Would Cause Conservatives to Revolt’

David Gregory teased Sunday's Meet the Press by highlighting a clip of himself pushing Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney to upset conservatives in getting a budget deal, ...
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On CBS, Chuck Schumer Scolds the Media for Putting an 'Undeserved Halo' on Paul Ryan

On Tuesday's CBS This Morning, New York Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer preposterously alleged that the mainstream media have a conservative bias in favor of Republican vice presidential ...
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Weisman Cheers on Prospects of Ryan-Bashing Democrats in Congress for New York Times

New York Times congressional correspondent Jonathan Weisman sounds as confident about Democratic chances as the Democrats he's covering: "One Republican political consultant working on House and ...
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