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CNN's Journalist Panel Chooses ObamaCare Over Transparency

CNN made no accommodation for balance during a panel discussion segment on ObamaCare on Monday's American Morning, bringing on two journalists- New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and Time ...

Today Brings on Two Libs That Let Harry Reid Off the Hook

NBC's Today show, on Monday morning, invited on former Democratic liberal Congressman Harold Ford Jr. and PBS' liberal Washington Week moderator Gwen Ifill to discuss whether Democratic Senate ...

As Stephanopoulos Leaves 'This Week,' News of a Booster Seat in the Morning

At the end of Sunday's This Week, George Stephanopoulos announced it was his last broadcast as the host and an item in Sunday's Boston Herald revealed that ABC had to purchase a special chair for ...

Fineman: Republicans 'Are About Division Fear,' Bush Wanted to 'Claim He Kept Us Safe'

Appearing as a guest on Thursday's Countdown show on MSNBC to discuss Obama's latest speech on terrorism, Newsweek's Howard Fineman charged that, referring to Republicans, "they're about division ...

On Bombing, ABC's Stephanopoulos Touts Obama Talking Points to Giuliani, Didn't Press Carville

On Friday's Good Morning America, co-host George Stephanopoulos aggressively pushed Rudy Giuliani to admit that Barack Obama has "taken responsibility" for the government's reaction to a failed ...

Steph Miller's Fable on Larry King: 'Clinton Put the Cole Bombers in Jail'

Left-wing talker Stephanie Miller inaccurately claimed on CNN's Larry King Live on Thursday that former President Clinton "put the Cole bombers in jail." Miller also predictably blasted former ...

Koppel: Obama 'Psyched Into' Overreacting to Undie Bomber by 'Yapping' Media

Thursday night on BBC's World News America, Ted Koppel insisted President Obama's first (non)reaction to the attempted bombing of a U.S. airline on Christmas Day "was the right one," but media ...

ABC Again Spins for Obama: 'Intelligence Professionals' Failed Obama Just Like They Failed JFK

For the second time in two days, ABC attempted to exonerate Barack Obama from responsibility for a failed Christmas Day airline bombing. On Friday's Good Morning America, Brian Ross spun, "Well, ...

CBS Early Show Touts Palin-Bashing '60 Minutes' Interview With McCain Advisor

Friday's CBS Early Show previewed an upcoming "60 Minutes" interview with former McCain campaign adviser Steve Schmidt as co-host Harry Smith declared: "John McCain's former top adviser comes out ...

ABC's Positive Take on Tea Parties: "A Movement With Momentum"

On Thursday's World News, ABC correspondent Kate Snow filed a report that avoided portraying Tea Party activists as extremists, instead conveying the movement's growing appeal and the fact that ...
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