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CNN Won't Call Out Barney Frank for Politicizing Boston Bombing, But MSNBC Did

Former Democratic congressman Barney Frank shamelessly used the Boston Marathon atrocity to promote his liberal political agenda on CNN and MSNBC on Tuesday morning, yet only MSNBC called him ...
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NBC's Guthrie Hits Obama from the Left on Gun Control

In an exclusive interview with President Obama aired on Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie began the exchange by fretting over gun legislation in Congress "hanging by a thread" and ...
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NYT's Jackie Calmes Hails the 'Pragmatist in Mr. Obama' on Budget That Questions His 'Progressive' Credentials

New York Times White House reporter Jackie Calmes, an Obama fan, at first appeared to criticize his new budget by questioning his liberal – um, "progressive" – credentials, but only to later ...
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CBS’s Pelley Hails Trilogy of Thomas Jefferson, John F. Kennedy and Now Barack Obama

Does journalistic insistence on catapulting President Barack Obama into historic greatness and relevance know no bounds? CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley on Tuesday night insisted ...
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NBC Parrots White House Threat to Cancel Easter Egg Roll, Ignores Carney Dismissed the Idea Just Days Ago

On Tuesday's NBC Today, news reader Natalie Morales warned viewers: "With a potential government shutdown looming later on this month, the White House may have to cancel its annual Easter Egg ...
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Blame "Painful and Stupid" Budget Cuts on Extremists Holding the GOP "Hostage"

CBS's Bob Schieffer blames the budget showdown on "the extreme ends" of the GOP "holding the rest of you [Republicans] hostage," while the New York Times sees a "new round of austerity" as a ...
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ABC Ignores White House Aide Calling Obama Budget Meetings 'A Joke'

While NBC and CBS both highlighted a quote from an anonymous senior White House official labeling President Obama's recent budget meetings with members of Congress "a joke," ABC managed to ...
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Krauthammer: Obama on Charm Offensive Because ‘Media Could No Longer Cover for Him’

Charles Krauthammer credited President Obama’s charm offensive toward Republicans to his losing the news media which couldn’t any longer abide his ridiculous sequester “cut” exaggerations. ...
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Howard Kurtz Ridicules Media Freak Out on Sequester

CNN's Howard Kurtz mocked the media – including his own network – on Sunday's Reliable Sources for uncritically channeling government hysteria over the sequester cuts. "[I]f the press had put in, ...
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