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Exhibit 2-27: In Campaign 2012, Most Voters (Again) Saw Media Favoring Obama

A Rasmussen poll taken in the summer of 2012 found that, as in past years, the public perceived the media providing more favorable news coverage to the Democratic nominee.
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NBC's Lauer Grills Bob Gates on 'Dangerous or Dishonorable' Criticism of Obama

During a live interview with former Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer suggested that criticism of President Obama in Gates's new memoir was endangering ...
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CNBC's Harwood Tweets: 'Govt-on-citizen crime' of NJ Traffic Jam 'Durably Damaging' to Christie

On Friday, CNBC correspondent John Harwood tweeted that Chris Christie’s traffic scandal was “durably damaging” because it was a “direct govt-on-citizen crime - not indirect like graft, not ...
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Networks Play Up Robert Gates's 'Devastating Critique' of Obama, Biden

ABC, CBS, and NBC ballyhooed former Defense Secretary Robert Gates's attacks on President Obama and other high government officials on their Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning newscasts. NBC's ...
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WashPost's Milbank Compares Talk of Impeaching Obama to 'Revenge Killing'

On Tuesday's PoliticsNation on MSNBC, during a discussion of Republican congressional members who have spoken of the possibility of impeaching President Obama, Washington Post columnist Dana ...
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NBC: Ungrateful Bob Gates 'Blindsided' White House With 'Blistering New Memoir'

At the top of Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer portrayed former Defense Secretary Robert Gates as an ungrateful and disgruntled ex-employee: "Blindsided. President Obama's former ...
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The Liberal 'Least Productive' Complaint

Media liberals at year's end lamented the "least productive Congress" in decades. This is badly disguised whining for Obama's "legacy."
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NBC: Bush to Blame for 'Security Vacuum' in Iraq Created by Obama's Troop Withdrawal

Introducing a report on Monday's NBC Nightly News about Al-Qaeda forces seizing control of the Iraqi city of Fallujah, anchor Brian Williams went out of his way to blame the President George ...
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ABC Gushes Over Michelle Obama's 'Extended Vacation,' Shows No Interest in Cost

The journalists at Good Morning America on Tuesday offered a gushing, excited look at Michelle Obama's "extended vacation" in Hawaii, offering no questions or skepticism about what the trip will ...
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Exhibit 1-18: Slate Magazine Pre-Election Staff Survey

Prior to the 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012 presidential elections, the online Slate magazine surveyed its staff to find out how they intended to vote.
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