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Diane Sawyer Goads John Boehner: Obama Won; Why Won't You Just Raise Taxes?

Wold News host Diane Sawyer on Thursday grilled John Boehner, pushing the House Speaker to support tax increases in the wake of Barack Obama's victory. In a clip played on Friday's Good Morning ...
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NBC's 'Today' Fawns Over 'Tearful' and 'Emotional' Obama Thanking Supporters

Throughout Friday's NBC Today, hosts and reporters gushed over a video released by the Obama campaign of the President tearing up as he talked to supporters at a Chicago campaign office. At ...
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Five Ways Media Bias Tipped the Scales In Favor of Obama

In such a close race, and with the obvious disadvantages of bad economic times, the media’s aid and comfort were essential to Barack Obama's narrow victory on Tuesday. Reviewing the just-concluded ...
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Miami Columnist on CBS: GOP Losing Because Electorate Isn't 'Old/Middle-aged, Angry White Guys'

Liberal Miami Herald columnist Carl Hiaasen caricatured the Republican Party's base on Thursday's CBS This Morning. Hiaasen asserted that President Obama won Florida on Tuesday because Mitt ...
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Piers Morgan Touts Obama's 'Convincing Victory,' Dumps on Tea Party

On the night after the election, CNN's Piers Morgan buttered up Obama aides and supporters while trashing the Tea Party and the "extreme right" for being "intransigent" and pushing "archaic" ...
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ABC's Terry Moran Snarls at Limbaugh for 'Slandering' Obama Voters; Rush Has 'Contempt'

A sneering Terry Moran on Wednesday night slammed an out-of-touch Republican Party in the wake of Barack Obama's reelection. According to Moran, Rush Limbaugh showed "contempt" for the President's ...
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NBC Provides Gauzy Puff Piece on First Family, Obama's 'Strongest Base of Support'

On Wednesday's NBC Today, correspondent Andrea Mitchell provided a gushing profile of the First Family winning four more years in the White House: "Obama's family is key to his success....Like ...
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After Touting Sandy as 'October Surprise' for Obama, NBC Now Labels Similar GOP Conclusions 'Absurd'

After NBC News spent a week hyping President Obama's response to Hurricane Sandy as a major boon for his re-election campaign, on Thursday's Today, political director Chuck Todd completely ...
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CBS's Schieffer: Obama Win 'No Stamp of Approval' for Agenda; Spotlights 'He Almost Lost The Popular Vote'

Bob Schieffer poured cold water on President Obama's victory during CBS's post-election coverage on early Wednesday morning: "He's not going to have a mandate here. The President has been ...

With Election Over, ABC Wonders About Obama's 'Cover-Up,' 'Refusal' to Talk about Libya

Now that the 2012 presidential election is over and Barack Obama has been safely reelected, the journalists at ABC's Good Morning America woke up to the fact that the President has "refused" to ...
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