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CBS's Kroft Downplays Harry Reid's Responsibility for Senate Impasse; Hints GOP to Blame for Deadlock

On Sunday's 60 Minutes, CBS's Steve Kroft tried to paper over Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's role in fostering deadlock in the Senate. Kroft spotlighted Reid's "responsibility" for ...
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ABC Links 'Landmine' GOP Senate Candidate to Romney, Hypes 'Firestorm'

World News on Wednesday night continued to try and link Mitt Romney to the comments of a Republican Senate candidate in Indiana.  Anchor Diane Sawyer began the program by hyping, "The ...
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NBC Demands: 'Does the Romney Campaign Believe God Intends Rape?'

With less than two weeks before the November election, it appears as though the media have found their newest manufactured controversy to smear Mitt Romney and other Republicans running for ...
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Cocky Chris Matthews Dreams of Senate Fame: I'd Have Been a Democratic 'Star'

In an article for the November Philadelphia Style magazine, a cocky Chris Matthews wistfully recounted a considered 2010 run for Senate, bragging at how incredible he would have been: "I'm not ...
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Wash Post Puffs 'Man of Faith' Tim Kaine, Harps Over George 'Macaca' Allen

The editors of the Washington Post have, yet again, shown their extreme dislike for George Allen. Less than three weeks before Virginia's crucial Senate election, the liberal paper offered ...
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Seriously? New York Times Calls Wisconsin a 'Republican Haven'

New York Times reporter Monica Davey on Thursday was in Wisconsin playing up the Democratic candidate's Rep. Tammy Baldwin chances in her race for an open Senate seat against Republican Tommy ...
Federal Debt

Media Label Spending Cuts ‘Draconian’ and ‘Folly,’ As Debt Grows by Over $4 Trillion

In three years since the Senate last passed a budget, attempts to curtail spending have been criticized by media.
The Buffett Rule

Senate Rejects ‘Buffett Rule,’ Despite Networks’ Promotion of ‘Tax Reform’

Nearly 70 percent of stories on millionaires tax include ‘fair’ talk;  only 8 percent mention ‘politics of envy.’

NBC's 'Today' Frets Over Scott Brown Getting 'Nasty' and 'Personal' in Mass. Senate Race

At the top of Friday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer wondered if a joke by Republican Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown in response to a jab by Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren was a ...

ABC's Jon Karl Blames House GOP for FAA Shutdown, Skips Democratic Obstruction

Good Morning America's Jon Karl on Thursday placed the blame for a partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration on House Republicans, ignoring the role Senate Democrats have played.
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