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Al Hunt: GOP Congress 'Not Interested in Getting Things Done'; May 'Screw Up' Great Economy

In an interview with newly elected Colorado Senator Cory Gardner for PBS's Charlie Rose, Bloomberg View columnist Al Hunt grilled the Republican on conservatives in Congress being obstructionist: ...
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NBC Nightly News Hypes Obama’s ‘Paid Sick Leave’ Mandate; Fails to Disclose Interview Subject’s Liberal Ties

Following the lead of ABC and CBS from Thursday morning, NBC Nightly News cheered President Barack Obama’s newest initiative that would require private businesses “to ...
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Andrea Mitchell Hails Changes in Trade & Travel with Cuba: ‘The Cold War Will Be Over’ on Friday

During Thursday’s NBC Nightly News, NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell enthusiastically promoted the new and “dramatic changes” set to go into effect on Friday that will ...
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CNN Barely Covers Release of Gitmo Detainees; Airs 19-Second Brief

As of 6 pm Eastern on Thursday, CNN has devoted just 19 seconds of air time to the release of five prisoners from Guantanamo Bay detention facilities – a news brief during the New Day program. ...
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NBC News Terrorism Expert: ‘We Have to Put Ourselves in the Eyes’ of Terrorists to ‘Understand’ Them

On Wednesday’s edition of The Cycle on MSNBC, NBC News terrorism expert Evan Kohlmann was at it again, telling the hosts that we, as Americans, must “put ourselves in the eyes” of Islamic ...
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CNN Religion Editor: France's Treatment of Muslims Akin to Ferguson

On Wednesday's CNN Newsroon, CNN religion editor Daniel Burke likened French society's treatment of Muslims to the situation in Ferguson, Missouri around the time of the shooting of Michael ...
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CBS This Morning Gushes Over Jackie Kennedy’s Love of Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches

The media’s obsession with the Kennedys reared its ugly head once again on Thursday when CBS This Morning spent four minutes of its broadcast obsessing over newly released letters from Jacqueline ...
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Only ABC Covers Latest Release of Gitmo Prisoners, Allows 16 Seconds

Of the three networks, only ABC on Thursday reported that Barack Obama's administration has transferred five more detainees out of Guantanamo Bay. The network allowed a scant 16 seconds to the ...
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Rose to Rubio on PBS: 'What's the Best Thing You Can Say' About ObamaCare?

During an interview with Senator Marco Rubio on Tuesday, PBS host Charlie Rose urged the Florida Republican to say something positive about ObamaCare: "What's the best thing you can say about the ...
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ABC and CBS Morning Shows Help Boost Obama’s ‘Paid Sick Leave’ Mandate

On Thursday, ABC’s Good Morning America and CBS This Morning eagerly promoted President Obama’s latest proposal that would require all private companies provide their employees with “at least ...
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