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Ann Coulter Rips Into CBS for False Reporting on Tea Parties

Appearing on Friday's CBS Early Show to discuss the Shirley Sherrod controversy, Ann Coulter pointed out the network's own faulty reporting on tea partiers protesting the passage of ObamaCare: ...

MSNBC's Brewer Laments After Everything President Obama Has Done, 'What Else Do People Want?'

Despite polls showing Americans unhappy with Barack Obama's handling of the economy, MSNBC's Contessa Brewer on Thursday touted how the President and Democrats in Congress have "passed job ...

On Today Show Leftist Rails: Are We Gonna Be 'Bullied' by Right Wing Media Which Peddles Fear?

NBC's Matt Lauer brought on two liberals, former Democratic Congressman Harold Ford Jr. and Katrina Vanden Heuvel, publisher and editor of the leftist The Nation magazine, on Friday's Today show, ...

ABC's Elisabeth Leamy Tosses Softballs to Obama: What Are You Teaching the Kids About Money?

Good Morning America's Elisabeth Leamy used an exclusive interview with Barack Obama on Friday to toss mostly softball questions, such as wondering, "I want to ask you, what are you and the First ...

CNN's Rick Sanchez: Bringing the Bias to Prime Time

Rick Sanchez, who hosts his Rick's List program for two hours during the afternoon on CNN, will be taking on the network's 8 pm Eastern hour slot for several weeks between Campbell Brown's ...

Time vs Politico: Halperin Rebukes VandeHei for Characterizing GOP Group as 'Shadowy'

On the June 21 "Morning Joe," Time magazine's Mark Halperin challenged VandeHei's characterization of American Crossroads GPS, a Republican political organization that finances issue ads designed ...

George Stephanopoulos Lobbies for Reconciliation Between Obama and Sherrod

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Thursday lobbied Shirley Sherrod to agree that Barack Obama is trying to improve race relations. The fired USDA employee first asserted she needed ...

Bashing Breitbart: CNN's Anderson Cooper Admonishes Conservative 'Weasel' and 'Bully'

An indignant Anderson Cooper railed against Andrew Breitbart with an uncharacteristic angry commentary at the top of his eponymous CNN program yesterday, calling the conservative activist a ...

CBS Brings on Michael Eric Dyson to Bash 'Right Wing' Over Sherrod Controversy

On Thursday's CBS Early Show, fill-in co-host Erica Hill discussed the firing of Shirley Sherrod with left-wing Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson, who used the opportunity to slam ...

Politico's VandeHei Takes NAACP to Task for Labeling Tea Party Racist

Appearing on Wednesday's Dylan Ratigan Show on MSNBC to discuss the Shirley Sherrod controversy, Politico co-founder Jim VandeHei pointed out the NAACP's role in fueling racial accusations: "If ...
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