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NY Times' Weisman Hails Wisdom of Harry Reid's 'Shallow' Attack on Republican Debt Bill

And Reid should know. Reporter Jonathan Weisman approvingly quotes the ultra-partisan Democratic Senate leader's reaction to a Republican bill that would pay U.S. creditors before funding the ...
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Morning Shows Binge on Tabloid Criminal Trials: 56 Minutes vs. 7 for Benghazi Hearings

The network morning shows on Thursday went into tabloid overdrive for the Jodi Arias verdict and an abduction case in Ohio, offering a staggering 56 minutes of coverage. In contrast, NBC, CBS and ...
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Former New York Times Reporter Egan Mocks GOP's 'Crazy Caucus' in Congress

Former Times reporter Timothy Egan attacked Republican House member Louie Gohmert, "who has said so many crazy things that this assertion passed with little comment." He's also a paid-up member of ...
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CBS Highlights FBI's Latest Benghazi Development; NBC Yawns

Thursday's CBS This Morning singled out the FBI's pursuit of three persons of interest who could provide information on the September 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, ...
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How Did a Story on an Online Sales Tax Bill Get Lead NY Times Slot? By Splitting the GOP

The New York Times and reporter Jonathan Weisman use an arcane tax debate for a lead story on a split in the Republican Party: "Legislation that would force Internet retailers to collect sales ...
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Networks Blame Congress More than Obama For Airport Delays

Nearly three times more blame for Congress than president for FAA furloughs due to sequester.
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NY Times: Cantor Changing 'Uncompromising Conservatism to Something Kinder and Gentler'

This is a news story? Times reporter Jonathan Weisman: "Representative Eric Cantor of Virginia, the House majority leader, has been trying for months to remake the image of the Republican ...
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ABC Insists Gun Bill Is a 'Significant' 'Major Breakthrough,' But NBC Admits It's 'Watered Down'

The journalists at Good Morning America on Wednesday could barely contain themselves, hailing the compromise over gun control legislation as a "major," "big, significant breakthrough." Guest host ...
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CBS Channels Obama: GOP 'Owes the Families of These Newtown Victims A Vote' on Gun Control

Norah O'Donnell shamelessly forwarded President Obama's gun control talking points on Tuesday's CBS This Morning as she interviewed Republican Senator Johnny Isakson: "Do you think your fellow ...
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NYT Pitches Sunny Harry Reid as Force on Gun Control, Downplays His Burial of Assault Weapons Ban

Ugh. Jennifer Steinhauer on the Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid: "Mr. Reid remains an enigma of sorts in Washington, a quiet force whose voice is often barely audible, who skips Sunday talk ...
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