CNBC Host Larry Kudlow Announces He Will Not Run for U.S. Senate

March 24th, 2009 8:09 PM
It had been one of the many points of contention against CNBC by the left-wing attack machine - that "The Kudlow Report" host Larry Kudlow was using his show as a platform to make a run at the U.S. Senate in 2010 against Democratic Sen. Chris Dodd. Well, they're going to have to find another way to try to marginalize Kudlow, as they have with other CNBC personalities. Kudlow announced on his…

CBS Covers AIG Bonuses, No Mention of Chris Dodd Amendment Protecting

March 18th, 2009 3:43 PM
At the top of Wednesday’s CBS Early Show, co-host Maggie Rodriguez interviewed Democratic Congressman Barney Frank about upcoming hearings on bonuses AIG gave to top executives after receiving government bailout money: "And who in the government didn't vet this company well enough before it gave the money to address the issue of bonuses...So who's responsible here in government? You said the…

CNBC’s Questions Dodd’s Leadership Abilities in Wake of Countrywid

July 14th, 2008 3:39 PM
Democratic Sen. Chris Dodd of Connecticut, chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, has remained largely unhurt by the controversy over his "sweetheart" deal with mortgage lender Countrywide. But CNBC's "Squawk Box" co-host Carl Quintanilla finally bucked the media trend of ignoring the scandal and brought the loan up in an interview July 14. Dodd appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box" in the wake…

Major Networks Avoid Dem Senators' Countrywide Loan Scandals

June 18th, 2008 5:12 PM
As we've noted at NewsBusters, there's been scant coverage of a new scandal involving Sens. Chris Dodd (Conn.) and Kent Conrad (N.D.). Both senators chair committees with oversight of the financial industry and Dodd is behind a bailout package for mortgage lender Countrywide. Both senators got "VIP" treatment from Countrywide Financial for refinancing agreements on their respective mortgages.So…

Silent (D) at ABC: Network Website Ignores Dem Affiliations in Loan Sc

June 13th, 2008 4:53 PM

MSNBC's Shuster: Bush's Remarks 'Intellectually Grotesque and Dishones

May 16th, 2008 7:12 PM
The 9a.m. hour of Friday’s MSNBC News Live featured only slanted coverage of President Bush’s remarks to Israel's Knesset including "Hardball" correspondent David Shuster’s characterization of the President’s remarks as “clearly an intellectually grotesque and dishonest statement.” Shuster also argued that Bush’s remarks were offensive to "a lot" of people because "when you talk about Adolf…

Early Show Recruits Chorus of Critics to Bash Bush Fed Plan

March 31st, 2008 9:27 AM
When This Week assembled a round-table of four liberals versus one conservative yesterday, I kvetched. Maybe I should have cheered. ABC's idea of balance looks good compared to that of CBS. This morning's Early Show preview of the Bush admin's plan, to be announced later today, to regulate the financial industry was essentially conservative-free. OK, to be absolutely accurate, there was a…

Yanquis for Chavez

March 8th, 2008 2:20 AM
Question: What do you get when you help terrorists seek dirty bombs, give sanctuary to Hezbollah and Hamas, taunt America, and threaten war on U.S. ally Colombia? Answer: Hugs and kisses from members of Congress like Senator Chris Dodd and Congressman Dennis Kucinich, academics like Cornel West, and Hollywood celebrities like Danny Glover - and a pass from the press.And what's there not to love…

Weekend Captionfest

November 23rd, 2007 4:00 PM
Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn., talks with visitors as he serves lunch at the Iowa Homeless Youth Center, Wednesday, November 21, 2007 in Des Moines, Iowa.

Russert Grills Dodd, Threw Softballs at Clinton

October 28th, 2007 3:35 PM
As NBC's "Meet the Press" continues its "Meet the Candidate" series leading up to the 2008 elections, it is infinitely clear that some guests will receive different treatment than others.Such was unquestionably apparent Sunday when host Tim Russert mercilessly pounded Democrat presidential candidate Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) on a number of issues including his vote in favor of the October 2002 Iraq…

ABC Lobbies for Liberal Legislation on Time Off; Touts ‘08 Dem

September 28th, 2007 1:25 PM
On Friday’s "Good Morning America," for the fourth time this year, the ABC program skewered America for not being generous with paid leave and openly lobbied viewers to support a Democratic, big government initiative. After lumping the U.S. in with countries such as Liberia and Lesotho, as being one of only five countries that don’t provide paid maternity leave, GMA contributor Tory Johnson…

Ann Curry Prods Chris Dodd to Bash Bush on Torture

September 18th, 2007 4:06 PM

The NewsBusters Weekly Recap: August 18 to

August 25th, 2007 10:23 AM
A ‘Beautiful’ AlarmistNBC’s "Today" show continued its global warming alarmism this week. Reporter Bob Dotson profiled a polar explorer who is teaching, or indoctrinating, today’s youths about global warming. The "Today" crew couldn’t refrain from gushing over this "sobering," "beautiful" message from an "impressive guy." However, NBC doesn’t want viewers to get excited over every issue.…

CNN's Jack Cafferty Deplores Chris Dodd for Arguing Against Impeaching

August 21st, 2007 9:12 PM