CBS: Financial Reform 'Another Huge Milestone For President Obama'

On Wednesday's CBS Early Show, fill-in co-host Erica Hill cheered the passage of financial reform legislation as "another huge milestone for President Obama." Hill went on to explain: "The first ...

CBS: Financial Reform 'Big Win' for Obama, Adds to 'Long List' of 'Accomplishments'

On Thursday's CBS Evening News, anchor Katie Couric touted the just-passed financial reform bill as a "big win" for President Obama, "as was the passage of health care reform." She then lamented ...

NY Times Highlights Return to Financial Regulation

Newspaper spins 'sweeping expansion of financial regulation,' as reassertion of 'supervision' after 'era of hands-off optimism.'

ABC's George Stephanopoulos Touts Obama's 'Big Day' of Financial Reform, Hits GOP Opposition

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Friday offered White House spin for the passage of financial reform, enthusing, "...You've got the well looking like it's capped. Passage of ...

Targeting 'Loopholes' in Financial Reform, Newsweek Attacks Bill from the Left

Michael Hirsh worries about 'lack of regulation' but not about Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae.

Media Favor Regulation, Barely Notice Failures of Regulators

From the government's 'cozy' relationship with BP, to the SEC's failure to catch Madoff; networks attack businesses, but not regulators for mistakes.

CBS Touts Democratic Strategy Labeling GOP 'Party of Wall Street'

On Wednesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith lamented Republican opposition to the Democrats' financial reform legislation: "The Senate is expected to vote for a third time on financial ...

Obama's Happy Talk

Reality bites, so the president avoids it.

Carl Hulse's Favorite Story: Democrats Pressuring Republicans to Give In

The opening to Carl Hulse's front-page story on his favorite topic - Democrats putting the screws to the G.O.P.: "Politicians like nothing more than a convenient foil, and Democrats locked in a ...

CBS's Smith to McCain: 'How Are You Going to Dismantle' Financial Institutions?

Hitting from the left in an interview with Republican Senator John McCain on Tuesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith worried about the ability of financial reform legislation to expand ...
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