Senate

Media Research Center

After Highlighting Outrage Over Military Death Benefits, ABC Barely Notices Harry Reid's Failure to Act

ABC's Good Morning America on Wednesday rightly highlighted the "outrage" over the delay of death benefits to the families of fallen U.S. soldiers. A day later, the program's hosts barely had time ...
Media Research Center

Networks Deride Ted Cruz's 'Bizarre,' 'Long-Winded Protest' Against ObamaCare

The networks on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning derided the conservative uprising against ObamaCare, mocking Senator Ted Cruz's "bizarre," "long-winded protest" against funding for the law. ...
Media Research Center

Priorities: President's Dog Gets More Airtime than Move to Defund ObamaCare

According to the three networks, the serious effort by conservatives to defund ObamaCare isn't worth as much coverage as the addition of a new dog to the President's family. In just a 24-hour ...
Media Research Center

Chris Matthews Slams Obama's 'Disastrous' Syria Plan: 'We'll Be Killing Poor People'

Chris Matthews channeled his inner-Helen Thomas on Tuesday, railing against Barack Obama's "disastrous" plan for military action against Syria. The Hardball host mocked the proposed goal of ...
Media Research Center

CNN Whacks 'Dysfunctional' Senate GOP and McConnell's 'Vicious' Words; Ignores Harry Reid's Hypocrisy

On Friday's New Day, CNN slapped Senate Republicans for "vicious" rhetoric and "dysfunctional" behavior in opposing President Obama's nominees, while failing to note Majority Leader Harry ...
Media Research Center

NBC and CBS Ignore Democratic Hypocrisy on Anti-Filibuster Nuclear Option

While NBC and CBS covered Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell having a "war of words" over GOP opposition to some of President Obama's nominees, ...
Media Research Center

ABC Pushes 'Historic' Immigration Bill, Laments Fate in 'Inhospitable' GOP House

The journalists at Good Morning America on Friday worried that "inhospitable" Republicans in the House would leave the Senate immigration bill as "half-made history." Reporters Dan Harris and Jim ...
Media Research Center

NBC: Open Lautenberg Seat a 'Political Hot Potato' for Christie, Suggests He Appoint a Dem

Following the death of New Jersey Democratic Senator Frank Lautenberg on Monday, Tuesday's NBC Today immediately began speculating on his replacement and the potential fallout for Chris ...
Media Research Center

MSNBC's O'Donnell Slams 'Vicious' Attempt to Ban Violent Criminals from Welfare

On the Wednesday, May 22, The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell show on MSNBC, host  O'Donnell called for the defeat of a "vicious" Senate amendment pushed by Louisiana Republican Senator ...
Media Research Center

'Meet the Press' Panel Bemoans Failure of Gun Control Bill, Calls on Senate to 'Kill the Filibuster'

Sunday's NBC Meet the Press panel decried gun background check legislation being voted down in the Senate, with liberal historian Doris Kearns Goodwin lamenting: "Maybe the problem is also the ...
Syndicate content