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Cantor's Promise to Hold Oversight Hearings Prompts CBS to Regurgitate Impeachment and Cite 'Witch-Hunt' Fears

CBS's Nancy Cordes on Thursday night conveyed Democratic concern about Eric Cantor's pledge to hold oversight hearings: "That worries Democrats, who remember what happened the last time ...

CBS: Republicans Have 'Really Dug In Their Heels,' Won't Compromise

At the top of Wednesday's CBS Evening News, anchor Katie Couric worried: "Can the President and the new speaker find common ground or are we headed for gridlock?" Moments later, she made it clear ...

Uncritical Condition

Network news fails to examine high cost and proven failures of government-run health care

Despite GOP Sweep, Liberals Make Tax, Spending Decisions in Lame Duck Session

Mountain of legislation awaits Congress; taxes, unemployment, Medicare and more may be addressed.

CBS's Smith: How Can Government 'Unleash the Economy And Not Spend Any Money'?

On Thursday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith saw Republican goals to limit government spending as antithetical to improving the economy: "How do you unleash the economy and not spend any ...

CBS's Smith Frets Over 'No Compromise' Republicans Who Will 'Dismantle Health Care'

In an interview with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Wednesday's Early Show, co-host Harry Smith lamented possible gridlock following big Republican electoral gains: "...will there be that ...

CBS's Smith to Ann Coulter: What If Tea Partiers Bring Government 'To A Screeching Halt'?

On Tuesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith continued to fret over government gridlock in the wake Republican electoral gains, asking Ann Coulter: "...big Republican wave just rolls in there. ...

CBS's Smith to Haley Barbour: 1994 GOP Win 'Didn't End So Well'

In an interview with Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour on Monday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith was already predicting failure if the GOP won control of Congress: "1994 was an important ...

ABC Highlights Black Republicans Running for Congress

ABC's World News Sunday gave attention to black Republicans who have a good chance of getting elected in this year's congressional elections, focusing on Tim Scott of South Carolina and Ryan ...

ABC: Boehner 'May Actually Meet With a Man Who's Dressed Up in a Nazi Uniform'

On Saturday's Good Morning America, ABC's David Kerley not only asserted that House Republican Leader John Boehner "may" meet with a controversial Republican congressional nominee who has a ...
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