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MSNBC Points Finger at NRA for 'Making the Ebola Crisis Worse'

MSNBC anchor Krystal Ball and NBC correspondent Anne Thompson shamelessly politicized the Ebola crisis in a Thursday op-ed on MSNBC.com. Ball and Thompson bewailed how due to "Senate dysfunction ...
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CNN’s Cuomo on Biden After Latest Gaffe: ‘I Still Love Biden for What He Is...His Candor Is Refreshing’

At the conclusion of the 6:30 a.m. news briefing during Friday’s New Day on CNN, substitute news reader John Berman played video of Vice President Joe Biden jokingly asking Harvard University’s ...
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CBS Frets 'Conservative' School Board 'Censoring History'; Hypes Protests

On Friday's CBS This Morning, co-host Gayle King promoted protests in Colorado designed to silence local school board members who were considering whether to have a discussion about possibly ...
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CBS Medical Contributor Wildly Blames Climate Change For Viral Outbreaks

On Monday, Dr. David Agus injected the media's regular hype about climate change into CBS This Morning's coverage of the outbreak of Enterovirus D68 in the U.S. and the Ebola crisis in Africa. ...
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Andrea Mitchell Grills Netanyahu: Did Israel 'Poison' Peace Process?

In a contentious interview with Benjamin Netanyahu aired on her 12 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show on Thursday, host Andrea Mitchell badgered the Israeli Prime Minister by repeatedly parroting a nasty ...
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MSNBC's Ed Schultz Praises Germany: 'Here's Some Good Socialism!'

Liberal MSNBC anchor Ed Schultz could barely contain himself on Thursday as he gushed over Germany's "socialism." The country officially scrapped tuition fees and this sent Schultz into a fit of ...
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PBS Promotes Obama’s Claim Economy Is Improved ‘By Every Economic Measure’; Lou Dobbs Proves Otherwise

Following President Obama’s speech on the economy on Thursday, the PBS NewsHour offered a 48-second news brief on the subject, in which co-anchor Gwen Ifill offered no opposing viewpoint to the ...
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During Facebook Q&A, Williams Defends Softball Interview With Ben Affleck

NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams conducted a question and answer session on Facebook following Wednesday night’s program and defended his over 4-minute-long interview with actor and activist ...
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Montel Williams Slams Obama for Not Helping Marine Jailed in Mexico

Appearing on MSNBC's Jose Diaz-Balart on Thursday, former talk show host and retired Marine Montel Williams scolded the Obama administration for not taking action to free Marine Sergeant Andrew ...
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MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt on Midterms: Colorado ‘Rejected More Inflammatory Conservatives In 2010’

Kasie Hunt, MSNBC’s Political Correspondent, appeared on Thursday’s Morning Joe to promote her recent trip to Colorado, where she covered the highly contentious Senate contest between ...
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