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PolitiFact Whiffs Again, Rates Accurate Romney Claim 'Half True'

Fact-checking website PolitiFact has rated two accurate claims by the Mitt Romney campaign as "Mostly False" and "Half True" for contextual reasons. However, when President Obama made a ...
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NBC's Curry: Does Obama Afghanistan Visit 'Blunt' GOP Criticism?

Talking to NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams about President Obama's surprise trip to Afghanistan on Wednesday's Today, co-host Ann Curry hoped the move would quiet Republicans: ...
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Networks Huffed Over Bush's 'Presidential Shell Game'; No Complaints for Obama's Secret Trip

The same networks that huffed and whined about George W. Bush's secret trip to Iraq over Thanksgiving in 2003, calling it an "embarrassing" "presidential shell game," had no such harsh ...
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NBC Panelist: Ad Calling Obama a Celebrity 'Another Attempt' to Paint Him As 'Other'

On Wednesday's NBC Today, panelist and attorney Star Jones fretted over a recent campaign ad mocking President Obama's celebrity status and implied racial overtones in the criticism: "...what ...
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Jonah Goldberg Slams 'Niggling Pedant' Piers Morgan After Monday's Interview

After CNN's Piers Morgan belittled conservative columnist Jonah Goldberg for upwards of 11 minutes on Monday night, Goldberg fired back Tuesday on his National Review blog and called it a ...
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NBC's Gregory Defends Obama Exploiting Bin Laden Killing: Bush Did 'Same Thing' With 9/11

In an interview with senior Mitt Romney campaign adviser Ed Gillespie on Sunday's Meet the Press, moderator David Gregory noted how President Obama was "certainly using" the one-year ...
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Longtime Admirer Brian Williams Rewarded With Obama-Promoting 'Exclusive'

Of the three evening news anchors, by far the most admiring of Obama is NBC’s Brian Williams who has -- no big surprise -- been rewarded with exclusive access to the White House Situation Room for ...
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MSNBC's Schultz and Wolffe Fret Over Romney 'Cheap Shot' at Jimmy Carter

On Monday's The Ed Show on MSNBC, as host Ed Schultz and MSNBC political analyst Richard Wolffe - formerly of Newsweek - discussed Mitt Romney's crack on President Obama that even President Carter ...
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CBS Gives Krugman Platform to Bash Austerity, Call for More Spending

On Monday, CBS This Morning gave leftist New York Times columnist Paul Krugman a platform to promote his new book and to spout his usual prescription of massive government spending. Krugman also ...
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NBC's Curry to Obama's Sister: 'What Void Do You Think You Filled In His Life?'

In a fawning interview with Barack Obama's half-sister Auma Obama on Monday's NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry lobbed softballs about the President: "...you describe an almost instantaneous ...
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