Tom Coburn http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/20130/all en Gayle King to Tom Coburn: Deficit-Neutral Disaster Relief Risks 'Alienating Your Constituents' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/gayle-king-tom-coburn-deficit-neutral-disaster-relief-risks-alienating-your-constituents <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img style="float: right; margin: 1px;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/2013-05-22-CBS-King_large.JPG" height="133" width="240" />On Wednesday's <em>CBS This Morning</em>, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/obama-donor-gayle-king-acclaims-romney-binder-remark-its-going-be-joke-keeps-giving">open Obama supporter</a> Gayle King strongly hinted to Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn that he would face voter backlash for seeking cuts in the federal budget to pay for tornado disaster relief: "You voted against relief plans for Hurricane Sandy, and it sou</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/gayle-king-tom-coburn-deficit-neutral-disaster-relief-risks-alienating-your-constituents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Budget cbs CBS This Morning Gayle King Oklahoma Tom Coburn tornado Thu, 23 May 2013 00:13:51 +0000 matthew.balan 43654 at http://www.mrc.org CBS's Kroft Downplays Harry Reid's Responsibility for Senate Impasse; Hints GOP to Blame for Deadlock http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbss-kroft-downplays-harry-reids-responsibility-senate-impasse-hints-gop-blame-deadlock <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/main_375/main_photos/2012/November/2012-11-04-CBS-60Min-Kroft.jpg" style="float: right;" height="133" width="240" />On Sunday's<em> 60 Minutes</em>, 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 setting the body's agenda, but quickly added that the Nevada senator has <strong>"just as much of a responsibility as Senator McConnell - to make the system work and to do some things</strong>."</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbss-kroft-downplays-harry-reids-responsibility-senate-impasse-hints-gop-blame-deadlock" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 60 Minutes Budget cbs congress Harry Reid Mitch McConnell Republicans Senate Steve Kroft Steven Smith Tom Coburn Mon, 05 Nov 2012 22:03:00 +0000 matthew.balan 41723 at http://www.mrc.org CBS's O'Donnell Lets Schumer Defend ObamaCare, Challenges Coburn's Criticism http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbss-odonnell-lets-schumer-defend-obamacare-challenges-coburns-criticism <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-07-01-CBS-FacetheNation-O%27Donnell%20dos3.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" />On Sunday's <em>Face the Nation</em>, fill-in host Norah O'Donnell simply let Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) air his Democratic talking points on ObamaCare while she challenged Republican Senator Tom Coburn (Okla.) over criticisms he made of the law.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbss-odonnell-lets-schumer-defend-obamacare-challenges-coburns-criticism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division cbs Chuck Schumer Face The Nation Health Care Norah O'Donnell obamacare Tom Coburn Mon, 02 Jul 2012 23:04:02 +0000 matt.hadro 40557 at http://www.mrc.org Coburn Brushes Off Charlie Rose's Citation of Pseudo-Conservative Brooks http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/coburn-brushes-charlie-roses-citation-pseudo-conservative-brooks <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img alt="Charlie Rose, CBS News Anchor | MRC.org" src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-03-27-CBS-CTM-Rose.jpg" style="float: right;" />Charlie Rose boosted New York Times's staff "conservative" David Brooks for his endorsement of the individual mandate on Tuesday's CBS This Morning, but Senator Tom Coburn was having none of it.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/coburn-brushes-charlie-roses-citation-pseudo-conservative-brooks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division cbs CBS This Morning Charlie Rose constitution Supreme Court Tom Coburn Tue, 27 Mar 2012 20:52:17 +0000 matthew.balan 39606 at http://www.mrc.org