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CBS's Smith Pressures GOP to Sign On to 'Obama's New Deal'

On Tuesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith touted President Obama's economic proposals and portrayed Republicans as obstructionist: "Obama's new plan. The President proposes to spend $50 ...

Newsweek's Alter: 'Radical Republicans' Have 'Extreme Agenda,' Progressives 'Need to Learn What the Stakes Are'

Appearing as a guest on Tuesday's Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC, Newsweek's Jonathan Alter repeatedly characterized the conservative wing of the Republican party as "radical" and "extreme." He went ...

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 ...

Joe Klein & Matthews Link Anti-Muslim 'Attitude' to 'Deranged Muslim' Violence, Small-Town Whites Miss 'Ethnic Purity' of Past

On Sunday's syndicated Chris Matthews show, during a discussion of a poll reporting that a majority of self-described Republicans expressed a negative view of Islam, as Time magazine's Joe Klein ...

Olbermann Ties Stabbing to Ground Zero Mosque Opposition, GOP Strategy is 'Hate'

On Thursday's Countdown show, MSNBC host Keith Olbermann tied together Republican opposition to same-sex marriage, the Ground Zero mosque, and illegal immigration, as he charged that "the ...

Running Scared? A Sour Times Editorial Hits GOP 'Insurgents From the Far Right'

Running scared? A sour, factless Times editorial lashes out at conservatives for being conservative: "Republican insurgents from the far right did well in Tuesday's primaries. What their campaigns ...

CNN: GOP 'Very Far to the Right'; Guest Laments McCain's Rightward Lean

On Tuesday's AC360, CNN's John Roberts labeled Republican candidates who have Tea Party support "very far to the right," and specifically referred to Florida gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott as ...

Joe Scarborough Predicts 'Certain Networks' Will 'Maul' Haley Barbour If He Runs in 2012

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough strongly believes certain networks would play the race card against southern Republican Haley Barbour, if he runs for President in 2012. Scarborough predicted on Thursday's ...

CBS's Erica Hill to Ann Coulter: Will Mosque Issue 'Go Away' Before November Elections?

Speaking to conservative commentator Ann Coulter on Thursday's CBS Early Show, fill-in co-host Erica Hill seemed to hope the Ground Zero mosque controversy had run its course: "Does it go away or ...

Rick Sanchez: CNN is 'Middle'; Fox News 'Way, Way, Way to the Right'

On Wednesday's Rick's List, CNN's Rick Sanchez returned to his obsession with Fox News, stating that the network "obviously tends to lean way, way, way to the right." He did acknowledge this his ...
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