Steven Smith http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/22039/all en 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