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CBS's Plante Chides: Republicans 'In No Mood to Compromise' with Obama

On Tuesday's CBS Early Show, senior White House correspondent Bill Plante scolded Republicans for not being willing to work with Democrats in an upcoming White House meeting: "President Obama made ...

Times Reporters, Editors Defend Earmarks With Democratic Talking Points

Times editors and reporters continues to ignore arguments that make earmark reform look necessary, while harping on the Democratic talking point that earmarks amount to less than one percent of ...

BBC's Kay Suggests Tea Partiers Put Beating Obama Ahead of 'Country's Interest,' Opposing Obama is Alternative to 'Competence'

Appearing as a panel member on Sunday's syndicated Chris Matthews Show, the BBC's Katty Kay suggested that Tea Partiers are willing to go against the "country's interest" rather than to "deal" ...

Calmes Complains GOP Didn't Sufficiently 'Accommodate' Obama by Passing Liberal Laws During Time of National Crisis

Jackie Calmes, impatient with Republicans for not sufficiently accommodating Obama during a time of national crisis (i.e. early in his presidency): "I'm going to go out on a limb, at the risk of ...

Olbermann's New Sign-Off Mocks John Boehner & GOP House Takeover

Since Republicans won control of the House of Representatives last week, MSNBC host Keith Olbermann has recited at the end of his Countdown show a new signoff each night he has hosted noting the ...

FNC's Liasson: Send off Pelosi 'In a Blaze of Glory' Like Churchill After 'Historic' Accomplishments

On this past weekend's Fox News Sunday, panel member Mara Liasson - also of NPR - invoked the name of Winston Churchill as she recommended that House Democrats send off Nancy Pelosi "in a blaze of ...

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.
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