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New White House Comm. Director: Fox News 'Not A Traditional News Organization'

During a Monday video interview with the New York Times' The Caucus blog, the new White House communications director Dan Pfeiffer, joined his predecessor Anita Dunn in declaring that Fox News ...

A Glum Stephanopoulos: Dems 'Hoping for a Miracle' in Mass, Party Braced for 'Big Defeat'

On Tuesday's Good Morning America, former Democratic operative turned journalist George Stephanopoulos appeared glum about the prospects of Democrats in Massachusetts' special Senate election. He ...

MSNBC Host Smears Brown As "Supporter of Violence Against Women"

In an obvious last-minute attempt to tip the vote in Massachusetts, MSNBC's Keith Olbermann unleashed against GOP Senate candidate Scott Brown on Monday's Countdown, calling him "an irresponsible, ...

Reporters Still Buying That Wright Mess Was Obama's Finest Hour

The Washington Post's Howard Kurtz found it amazing Barack Obama was portrayed so well in background quotes provided by Obama's own aides to the authors of 'Game Change.' Kurtz credibly recounted ...

ABC Empathizes with White House: a Coakley Loss 'Shakespearean,' 'Tragedy of Greek Proportions'

ABC on Monday night again empathized with the Obama White House's disbelief that they could lose "Ted Kennedy's Senate seat" - and thus ObamaCare - if Republican Scott Brown beats Democrat Martha ...

Time's Mark Halperin: Dem Loss in Mass. = Win For ObamaCare

In a bizarre twist of logic, on Monday's Morning Joe program on MSNBC, Time magazine's Mark Halperin argued that if Democrat Martha Coakley lost the race for the Massachusetts Senate, it would ...

Brokaw Digs: Americans Helping Haiti, 'Rush Limbaugh Aside'

NBC's Tom Brokaw, on Monday's Today show, joined in the chorus of those depicting Rush Limbaugh as some sort of insensitive lout who doesn't want Americans to donate to the Haitian earthquake ...

ABC's Stephanopoulos Worries: If Coakley Goes Down, What's 'Plan B' for ObamaCare?

Assuming bad news for the Democrats in Tuesday's special Senate election in Massachusetts, ABC's George Stephanopoulos on Monday worried about a "Plan B" for passing ObamaCare: "You have top ...

CBS's Rodriguez: If GOP Wins in Massachusetts, Can Dems Slow Swearing In?

While concluding a story on the Massachusetts Senate race on Monday's CBS Early Show, co-host Maggie Rodriguez acknowledged the possibility that Republican Scott Brown could win the long held ...

Halperin: Obama's Done 'Extraordinary Job'; Woodward: He's No European Socialist

On Sunday's Meet the Press, Mark Halperin of Time and formerly with ABC News, hailed Barack Obama as having done "an extraordinary job [as President]...under difficult circumstances." On the same ...
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