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CNN Airs Gushing Two-Part Report on 'Powerhouse' Anti-Prop 8 Lawyers

CNN senior political analyst Gloria Borger returned to her roots as a slanted journalist on Wednesday's Newsroom with a glowing two-part report on Ted Olson and David Boies, the former rivals in ...

Double Shock: ABC Shows Residents Panning Obama Speech; Net's Focus Group Actually Praised Bush Post-Katrina

ABC's Sam Champion presented Gulf coast reaction to President Obama's oil spill speech, and surprisingly found three critics and no outright defenders. Back in 2005, ABC's correspondent seemed ...

MSNBC Panel Slams Obama Speech; Matthews: May 'Barf' if More 'Ludicrous' Mentions of Nobel Prize

On a special edition of Tuesday's Countdown show on MSNBC which aired after President Obama's address to the nation, the panel of Keith Olbermann, Chris Matthews and Howard Fineman were not ...

Katie Couric Boasts She'll Be Buying a Prius, the Favorite Car of Obama-Loving Liberals

Confirming her membership in Manhattan's liberal elite, Katie Couric boasted on Tuesday's Late Show that she's realized she "should" buy a Toyota Prius, the favorite of conspicuously superior ...

Stephanopoulos Enchanted By Obama's 'Martial Language' and 'Feel of FDR'

President Obama's Oval Office address certainly impressed George Stephanopoulos. "What struck me tonight," he informed Diane Sawyer, is: "Oval Office addresses are often used when the nation is at ...

Matthews Teases His Documentary About Scary and Violent Tea Party

If Chris Matthews' preview, on Tuesday's Hardball, of his heavily promoted MSNBC documentary Rise of the New Right, is an indicator of what his special will be like expect a lot of rehashing of ...

Politico's Roger Simon: Obama 'Calling Out' Bobby Jindal's 'Hypocrisy'

Appearing on MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports on Tuesday, Politico columnist Roger Simon described a recent interview with President Obama: "...he showed a genuine irritation....when people like ...

NBC's Mitchell Cheerleads Cap and Trade; China Ahead of America on Solar Energy

After wondering on Friday if President Obama should help push energy legislation through Congress, MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell continued her cheerleading for a new energy agenda on Monday. On her ...

Rasmussen Finds Most "Angry" with Liberal, Pro-Obama Media

A Rasmussen survey finds most Americans (51%) say the average reporter is more liberal than they are, and nearly as many (48%) think the media are "are trying to help" pass President Obama's ...

ABC's Stephanopoulos Lobbs Softballs to Gibbs; CBS and NBC Provide Challenge

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs made the rounds on the network morning shows on Tuesday, ahead of President Obama's prime time Oval Office address on the Gulf oil spill. While he had ...
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