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Obama Will 'Spare,' 'Reduce the Growth' of Medicare, But GOP Threatens to 'Shrink' It With 'Big Cuts'

While GOP attempts at reform of Medicare are eviscerated as 'big Medicare cuts' or a 'shrinking,' the Times greets Obama's proposals with soothing words like 'overhaul' or claims that Obama is ...

Meet the Press Panel: Obama 'Above the Fray' in Budget Fight

During the panel discussion on Sunday's Meet the Press on NBC, host David Gregory gushed over President Obama's Friday night address to the nation on the budget deal: "The message was clear. Here ...

Cocky Chris Matthews Slams 2012 GOP Candidates as a 'Dog Pound' and a 'Pig Pen'

A cocky Chris Matthews on Monday dismissed the possible 2012 Republican presidential nominees as a "dog pound" and a "pig pen." The Hardball host briefly mentioned candidates such as Mitt Romney ...

NBC's Gregory Asks Rep. Hoyer About Dem Strategy to 'Cast Republicans as Extremists'

In an interview with Democratic Maryland Congressman Steny Hoyer on NBC's Today, Meet the Press host David Gregory, filling in for Matt Lauer, asked: "I wonder, as a Democratic leader, whether ...

NPR Leans Toward Democrats 7 to 3 on Federal Budget Showdown

NPR's Ari Shapiro slanted towards President Obama and two of his Democratic allies in Congress on Thursday's Morning Edition on the continuing battle over the federal budget, playing seven ...

Chris Matthews Rants Over Republicans 'Killing' Birth Control, 'Playing Politics with Women's Health'

Hardball host Chris Matthews on Wednesday frothed that Republicans who want to defund Planned Parenthood are out to "kill" birth control and are "playing politics with women's health."

Chuck Schumer Thrilled by Matt Lauer's Tea Party Bashing

In a softball interview with New York Senator Chuck Schumer on NBC's Today on Wednesday, co-host Matt Lauer recited Democratic talking points on the budget fight perfectly: "[For] the Tea Party ...

Calmes Declares GOP 'So Far to the Right' on Risky Budget Cutting

Jackie Calmes on the risky Republican budget put forward by Rep. Paul Ryan: "By its mix of deep cuts in taxes and domestic spending, and its shrinkage of the American safety net, the plan sets the ...

NBC: Doesn't Economic Recovery 'Throw a Monkey Wrench' Into GOP Argument Against Obama Spending?

On Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Meredith Vieira grilled Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on GOP criticism of the massive spending of the Obama administration: "...sixth ...

Chris Matthews Links Murder and Violence in Afghanistan to GOP 'Zealots at Home'

Chris Matthews on Monday's Hardball linked the "zealots" in Afghanistan who encouraged and participated in the murders of United Nations workers to Republican "fanatics" and "zealots at home" who ...
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