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NBC's Lauer Whines to Trump: 'You Always Think That Obama Is Being Weak'

Talking to Donald Trump on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer complained about the Celebrity Apprentice host and CPAC speaker criticizing President Obama's poor handling of the Ukranian ...
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CBS Hypes That Millions 'Stand to Benefit' from Obama's Attempt to Bypass Congress on Overtime Wages

CBS was the only network on Wednesday evening to report President Obama's plan to bypass Congress and force businesses to pay management employees extra for overtime work. NBC and ABC both ...
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Blackout: Broadcast Networks Ignore GOP Bellwether Victory Against ObamaCare

After a Republican won a bellweather congressional election in Florida on Tuesday night, the broadcast networks made no mention of it on Wednesday evening, not even the CBS Evening News where, ...
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CNN's Cuomo Revolted By 'Price Is Right' Music at GOP Rally; Omits Bob Barker Backed Candidate

On Wednesday's New Day, CNN's Chris Cuomo played up how Florida Republican David Jolly's campaign played The Price Is Right theme music at his victory rally on Tuesday, and remarked that its use ...
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Networks Minimize Bad News for Dems, Tout Obama Shopping at the Gap

On Wednesday, the network morning shows gave a combined 53 seconds of air time to Democrats losing a bellwether congressional election in Florida and just 37 seconds to bad poll numbers for ...
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Uncritical CBS Continues to Gush Over Obama's Fake Interview: 'Bravo to the President!'

The journalists at CBS This Morning on Wednesday swooned over Barack Obama's fake interview with an internet chat show host/actor. Offering almost no criticism of the viral video designed to boost ...
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Networks Continue Touting White House's Plug for ObamaCare, Ignore Enrollment Shortfall

On Tuesday evening, the networks continued relaying the White House's plea to young voters to sign up for ObamaCare, touting President Obama's mock interview with comedian Zach Galifianakis ...
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NBC Gushes Over 'Sorority House' of Democratic Congresswomen

In fawning puff piece aired on Tuesday's NBC Today, correspondent Craig Melvin was delighted by three Democratic congresswoman – including left-wing bomb-thrower and DNC chair Debbie ...
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NBC Punts on Joe McGinniss' Death; Hyped Palin-Bashing Book in 2011

CNN's New Day on Tuesday devoted a 23-second news brief to the death of author Joe McGinniss on Monday, noting that "McGinniss made headlines again in 2010, when he moved next door to Sarah ...
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Nets Uncritically Hype Dem 'All-Nighter' on Climate Change, Mocked Cruz's 'Long-Winded' Protest

ABC, CBS and NBC on Tuesday morning uncritically hyped an extended effort by Senate Democrats as an "all-night marathon" to raise awareness on climate change. Yet, these same networks mocked a ...
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