Barack Obama

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Networks Trumpeted Obama's Pledge to Veto Backtracking on Spending Cuts, Now Ignore President's Flip-Flop

Over 13 months ago, the NBC, CBS and ABC newscasts touted Barack Obama as a tough talker who wouldn't back down on threatened spending cuts. Now, that he's backed down, the same networks have ...
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Fiscal Cliff Deal’s $4 Trillion Price Tag Ignored by 5 out of 6 Shows

On day of the deal only one of the network morning and evening shows mentioned the hefty cost of the deal because of the lack of spending cuts.
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CBS Hypes 'Huge Bipartisan Victory', 'Milestone' with Fiscal Cliff Bill's Passage

On Wednesday's CBS This Morning, Nancy Cordes trumpeted the passage of Senate Democrats' temporary fiscal cliff fix by the House as a "big bipartisan victory", immediately after pointing out that ...
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ABC’s World News Highlights Walters Wondering How Obamas Get It On: ‘How Do You Keep the Fire Going?’

ABC News had to wait two weeks to get on air Barbara Walters’ interview with the Obamas -- and then the network’s evening newscast decided to focus on her asking Barack and Michelle Obama ...
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NBC Uses Newtown Tragedy to Support Obama's Push for Gun Control

On Friday's Today, NBC's David Gregory used the Newtown tragedy to buttress President Obama's push for more gun control. During a heartbreaking story about the grieving father of shooting ...
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At ABC, Wanting More Guns Is 'Controversial' But Obama Pushing Gun Control Is Just News

For ABC's Good Morning America, favoring more guns on the streets is "controversial" but President Obama's plea for gun control is simply news. "Those who argue that the best way to stop mass ...
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CBS's Major Garrett: Obama 'May Need the Wisdom of Lincoln' For Gun Control 'Battle'

On Thursday's CBS This Morning, Major Garrett tried to shoehorn Steven Spielberg's screening of his recent film "Lincoln" for the Senate into his report on President Obama's Wednesday press ...
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CBS's Bill Plante Minimizes Pro-Gun Rights Voices; Slants 3 to 1 In Favor of Gun Control

Bill Plante apparently couldn't be bothered to find more than one conservative/Republican for his report on Wednesday's CBS This Morning. Plante aired one soundbite from Senate Minority Leader ...
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Some Obama Voters Didn't Care About Politics, But Today Show Won't Question Obama's 'Mandate'

Although Time magazine revealed that 15 percent of Obama voters didn't even care about politics, NBC's Today show still wouldn't challenge the President's supposed mandate from the public to raise ...
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The Year of 'Our Savior' Obama

The media's year in quotations can be summed up like this:Barack Obama is our savior, and Mitt Romney is happy with blacks drowning. Got it?
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