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ABC's George Stephanopoulos Spins for Obama: 'Set Aside' Last Two Terror Attacks

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Monday lobbied that if one were to "set aside" the Fort Hood terror attack and the botched Christmas bombing, there haven't been successful attacks ...

MSNBC's Ratigan: Arianna Huffington 'Voice of Truth,' 'Role Model'

MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan took time out his Friday show to send a special message to the founder of the left-wing Huffington Post blog: "happy birthday to a good friend of the show'. Miss Arianna ...

CBS Continues to Defend Obama Vacation Time With Bush Comparison

Following a report on Saturday's CBS Evening News, in which White House correspondent Chip Reid defended President Obama's Maine vacation with a comparison to President Bush's vacation time, ...

CBS's Reid Can't Resist Contrasting Obama's Vacation Time to Bush's

CBS's Chip Reid on Saturday couldn't resist defending President Obama's vacation choice by invoking an unfavorable comparison with George W. Bush, enhanced by an on-screen graphic: "Whatever ...

After Friday Sentencing, Flashback: Newspapers Painted Spies for Cuba as Endearing Elderly Couple

On Friday, Kendall and Gwendolyn Myers, who spied for Cuba, were sentenced to prison terms, an action which the Washington Post described as "a grim ending to the Myerses' idealistic embrace of ...

MSNBC's Ratigan: Tea Party 'Full of Crap;' Guest Compares It to Terrorist Organization

On Friday's Dylan Ratigan show on MSNBC, host Dylan Ratigan reported on Minnesota Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann attempting to form a congressional tea party caucus and proceeded to rant: "...the ...

At End of 'Seismic Week,' Nets Relay Frustration Public Not Giving Obama Credit for 'All He's Accomplished'

"An earthquake hits Washington," fill-in ABC anchor David Muir announced Friday night as he gushed that "it comes as the President wraps up a seismic week." Muir proposed "the President marked ...

CBS: Financial Reform 'Big Win' for Obama, Adds to 'Long List' of 'Accomplishments'

On Thursday's CBS Evening News, anchor Katie Couric touted the just-passed financial reform bill as a "big win" for President Obama, "as was the passage of health care reform." She then lamented ...

ABC's George Stephanopoulos Touts Obama's 'Big Day' of Financial Reform, Hits GOP Opposition

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Friday offered White House spin for the passage of financial reform, enthusing, "...You've got the well looking like it's capped. Passage of ...

CBS's Erica Hill: 'Could Losing the House Ultimately Be Good for the President?'

While discussing President Obama's sinking approval ratings with Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer on Friday's CBS Early Show, fill-in co-host Erica Hill did her best to make lemonade out of ...
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