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Obama the Tax Cutter: A Network Fairy Tale

Despite Obama's tax hikes and campaign against 'tax cuts' for the wealthy, broadcast evening news shows portray president as taxcutters' champion.

CBS Story on 'Fighter' Alan Grayson Ignores False Taliban Ad

In a story on Florida Democratic Congressman Alan Grayson's bid for reelection on Sunday's CBS Evening News, correspondent Michelle Miller described the left-wing bomb thrower this way: "Freshman ...

CBS Puffs Pelosi: 'One of the Most Effective Speakers in Congressional History'

On CBS's Sunday Morning, correspondent Rita Braver conducted a fawning interview with Nancy Pelosi, portraying the widely unpopular Speaker of the House as a strong leader taking on her opponents: ...

AP Laments 'Productive' Congress 'Gets No Respect From Voters'

To Associated Press writer Jim Abrams, this session of Congress has been "most productive in nearly half a century," but voters are failing to give due credit to the Democratic majorities. Abrams ...

Putting a Damper on Republican Takeover Dreams

Reporters Carl Hulse and Jeff Zeleny offer some seriously strained hypotheticals, like "last-minute missteps," in the defense of the idea that Democrats could hold on to control of the House of ...

Obama's Congress of Court Jesters

President plays his legislative jokers to accrue power to himself.

USA Today Frets Over the Possible Loss of (Democratic) Women in Congress

A headline in USA Today on Monday worried, "Elections are likely to trim number of women in Congress." It wasn't until the 15th paragraph of Susan Page's story that the numerous female Republican ...

Cave Questions Why Critics of Conservative Marco Rubio Aren't Getting Through

Reporter Damien Cave innocently ponders why criticisms of conservative Florida Senate candidate Marco Rubio aren't penetrating. What criticisms? Glad you asked: "Another detail that has surprised ...

Times Bashes 'GOP Pledge,' Just Like It Did the GOP's 'Contract With America' in 1994

Will the new "GOP Pledge" help Republicans in November? Of course not! Here's David Herszenhorn in a story originally headlined: Some Say G.O.P. Pledge to Voters Would Increase Deficit. "But even ...

GOP Faces Hurdles on Obama-Care Repeal: 'The Law Responds to a Genuine Need' and 'Saves Money'

Health reporter Robert Pear passes along some questionable, out-dated "hurdles" that he claims stand in the way of a repeal of Obama-care: "The law responds to a genuine need....The health care ...
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