taxes

ABC Exploits Kim Kardashian Gimmick to Champion Left-Wing Quest to Raise Tax Rates

Showing how no left-wing effort to raise taxes is too silly or embarrassing for ABC News to embrace, World News on Wednesday night jumped to promote a Web video, created by a group founded by a ...

CBS Scolds Gingrich: To Cut Deficit You Must Increase Taxes

In a series of reports Monday night on how Republican presidential contenders plan to reduce the deficit, Dean Reynolds pleaded to Newt Gingrich: "Absolutely no tax increases?" He noted "critics ...

CBS Forwards Reid's 'Lecture' of GOP and His Hope They 'Learned a Lesson'

On Friday's CBS Evening News, correspondent Sharyl Attkisson included a clip of Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid directing a "lecture" at and blaming House Republicans for delaying the payroll ...

CBS Team Laughs at House GOP 'Cave,' ABC Plays Up Republican Defeat

As the broadcast network morning newscasts on Friday all reported on House Republicans backing down on a temporary extension of the payroll tax cut, the CBS team on The Early Show saw humor in the ...

CBS's Hill to Bachmann: House GOP 'Risks Looking Like The Grinch'

CBS's Erica Hill invoked an infamous Christmas season villain on Wednesday's Early Show, stating that "[House] Republicans...risk looking like the Grinch here four days before Christmas" for their ...

CNN Promotes Liberal Analysis of Gingrich Tax Plan as 'Non-Partisan'

CNN touted a study from the liberal Tax Policy Center claiming that Newt Gingrich's tax plan would increase the deficit. On Tuesday afternoon's The Situation Room, business correspondent Poppy ...
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"Intransigent" Republicans vs. "Just Perfect" Obama

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CNN: Dems Acting Like 'Conservative Republicans' In Payroll Tax Debate

In its Monday afternoon coverage of the Congressional battle over extending the payroll tax cut, CNN repeatedly emphasized a Democratic advantage and claimed that the Democrats are acting like ...

Adam Nagourney Cheers on Democratic Tax Hikes in California

Los Angeles-based Nagourney ignores the already-steep taxes Californians pay, promotes even more: "Yet the sheer abundance of undisguised tax-increase proposals is the latest evidence that ...

NBC's Lauer Hits Obama Advisor from Left, Cites Democratic Mayor Calling for More 'Federal Help'

On Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer interviewed Obama advisor David Plouffe and promoted liberal concerns that the administration had not pushed enough government economic programs: "Even ...
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