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CBS Touts Dem Congresswoman Using Daughter to Blame Political Rhetoric for Shooting: 'Mommy, Are You Going to Get Shot?'

During a bipartisan panel discussion with members of Congress on Wednesday's CBS Evening News, anchor Katie Couric asked about the role of political rhetoric in the Tucson shooting, to which ...

Wash Post's Ezra Klein: Obamacare is 'Best Thing' Dems Have Done 'In a Generation'

Appearing as a guest on Friday's Countdown show on MSNBC, the Washington Post's Ezra Klein defended Obamacare and warned Republicans against attempting to repeal the law as he contended that some ...

Why So Cynical? Steinhauer Nitpicks Reading of Country's Founding Document

Reporter Jennifer Steinhauer seems a little crabby about Republicans reading the Constitution on the House floor: "If you are a member of the House and you plan to read the text of the ...

Williams to Boehner: 'Where Are You Getting the Notion' Americans Want ObamaCare Repealed?; Blames Him for Birther Outburst

In an interview with House Speaker John Boehner, Brian Williams told Boehner the promised vote to repeal ObamaCare has "been called a stunt," pressed him to justify repealing it given many would ...

On MSNBC, Rolling Stone's Taibbi Accuses Boehner & Tea Party of Racist 'Coded Language'

Appearing as a guest on Thursday's Countdown show on MSNBC, Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi accused Republican House Speaker John Boehner and Tea Party activists of racism in the form of using "coded ...

CBS: House Republicans 'Begin Their Assault On Health Care Reform'

On Thursday's CBS Early Show, congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes derided Republican efforts to repeal ObamaCare: "On Friday, they begin their assault on health care reform, with a vote to ...

Sawyer Forwards Charge of Tea Party Hypocrisy as Couric Frets: 'Is There Danger' Budget Cuts 'Will Be Too Deep?'

ABC's Diane Sawyer hit a group of incoming freshmen House and Senate members about presumed Tea Party hypocrisy in accepting farm subsidies and not refusing to accept federal employee health care ...

Woodward: John Boehner Is No Phenomenon Like Obama

Appearing on Wednesday's Morning Joe, Washington Post associate editor Bob Woodward dismissed the significance of the accession of Rep. John Boehner to the post of Speaker of the House of ...

CBS: ObamaCare Repeal Vote A 'Risky Proposition' for GOP, Not 'Serious'

Talking to Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer on Wednesday's Early Show, co-host Chris Wragge saw efforts to repeal ObamaCare as a political liability: "How risky a proposition is this for ...

MSNBC's Brewer: 'GOP's Big, Fat Budget Ax Could Mean Real Pain For Many Americans'

During the 12PM ET hour on MSNBC on Tuesday, anchor Contessa Brewer condemned Republican plans to reign in government spending: "Republicans poised to take over the U.S. House tomorrow and they ...
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