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NBC's Gregory: Paul Ryan is 'Hurting the Republican Party' With Medicare Reform Push

Appearing on Friday's NBC Today, Meet the Press host David Gregory largely dismissed the possibility of Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan entering the 2012 presidential race: "He's got some of his ...

Blame the Right for Everything: Times Ludicrously Labels 9-11 Truthers 'Right-Wing'

Right-wing Truthers? "...the station canceled [Bill] Weinberg's program...after he accused WBAI of promoting fringe right-wing commentators and conspiracy theories claiming that the United States ...

Times Ignores Sen. Reid's Patriot Act Hypocrisy, Embraces the Act in Obama Era

The Times has certainly become more comfortable with the Patriot Act since the Bush administration: "Patriot Act Battle Could Hinder Investigators." But a 2005 story on extending a Patriot Act ...

Nets Douse a Potential Palin Presidential Bid: Too 'Divisive' and 'Polarizing'

The evening newscasts on Thursday night eagerly devoted time to fresh speculation, prompted by Sarah Palin's upcoming bus trip from Washington, DC to New Hampshire, that she may jump into the ...

MSNBC's Chris Matthews Trashes 'Anti-Science,' 'Troglodyte,' 'Dunderhead' Republicans

Hardball host Chris Matthews on Thursday continued to lash out and deride the Republican Party as "anti-science" and "troglodytes." Playing off a comment by GOP Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, ...

NBC's Today Helps Sell Government Gimmick to Show Obama 'Gets It' on High Gas Prices

On Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer invited on Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to tout federally mandated stickers that detail the fuel efficiency of new cars: "Another way to save ...

ABC's The View Makes Light of Ed Schultz's 'Slut' Reference for Laura Ingraham

Instead of focusing on the vileness of Ed Schultz twice calling conservative talk show host Laura Ingraham a "slut" on his radio show, ABC's The View co-hosts gabbed back and forth Thursday about ...

CNN's Randi Kaye on Ed Schultz's Rant: 'There Are Mixed Interpretations' of the Term 'Slut'

Attempting to offer a defense of Ed Schultz, CNN's Randi Kaye told guest Howard Kurtz Thursday that "there are mixed interpretations" of the term "slut," which Schultz called conservative talk ...

NBC Correspondent's Shorthand for SB-1070: Arizona's Nazi Law

Borrowing the phraseology of left-wing bloggers, NBC Justice correspondent Pete Williams on Thursday invoked Nazi terminology three times to describe SB-1070, the Arizona immigration law that ...

Networks Skip Ed Schultz's Smearing of Laura Ingraham as a 'Right-Wing Slut,' Hyped Imus' 'Ho' Scandal

The network evening news programs on Wednesday and morning shows on Thursday skipped covering the suspension of MSNBC host Ed Shultz for trashing Laura Ingraham as a "right-wing slut." Yet, these ...