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Hulse: GOP Senate of 'Accidental Senators,' 'Fire-Breathing Conservatives,' While Dems Are 'Notable Lawmakers'

Congressional reporter Carl Hulse puts his thumb on the partisan seesaw: He sees the possibility of "a cadre of fire-breathing conservatives" coming to power in the Senate in November, much like ...

FNC Notices Americans More Positive Toward Tea Party Than Toward Pelosi or Reid

In FNC's "Grapevine" segment Thursday night, Shannon Bream highlighted a finding in the latest NBC poll which NBC's Chuck Todd failed to point out. Bream observed: "A new poll suggests Americans ...

ABC and NBC Refuse to Identify Corrupt Rostenkowski as a Democrat

Dan Rostenkowski (?-Ill), 1928-2010. Reporting the passing of Dan Rostenkowski, the ABC and NBC anchors on Wednesday night noted his ignominious departure from public life while also including a ...

CBS: Charlie Rangel Made 'Emotional and Raw Defense' on House Floor

In a sympathetic story devoid of critics on Tuesday's CBS Evening News, correspondent Wyatt Andrews described Congressman Charles Rangel's rant over being charged with numerous ethics violations ...

Cramer: Democratic Congress, Not Fed Policy, to Blame for Economic Malaise

'Mad Money' host applauds Fed chair Bernanke for not being 'in the way'; says health care and Fin-Reg stalling expansion.

AP's Proclamation: 'Democrats Declare Swamp of Corruption Drained'

The AP's Larry Margasak ran with the Democrats' latest talking point in a Tuesday article which carried the headline, "Democrats Declare Swamp of Corruption Drained." The writer, referring to a ...

MSNBC's Mitchell: 'Are Black Lawmakers Being Singled-Out' for Ethics Violations?

During her 1PM ET hour show on Monday, MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell promoted allegations from the Congressional Black Caucus that ethics investigations into Democrats Charlie Rangel and Maxine ...

Reporters Herszenhorn and Hulse Again Forward Rep. Clyburn's 'Racial Slur' Falsehoods

The Times cites Rep. James Clyburn as a credible source on racism, and fails to challenge his false claim of Tea Party protesters hurling racial slurs on Capitol Hill on March 20. No surprise ...

CNN's Lemon Forwards Idea That Rangel Investigation is Racially Motivated

On Sunday's Newsroom, CNN's Don Lemon conducted a softball interview of the Rev. Al Sharpton and helped him forward the theory that the congressional ethics investigations into Representatives ...

Amanpour Slums to Take on U.S. Politics, Flummoxed Pelosi's Victories Aren't Better Appreciated

In her debut as host of ABC's This Week with Christiane Amanpour, the CNN international correspondent brought a foreigner's perspective as she treated her lack of knowledge and familiarity with ...
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