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CBS Plays Softball With Durbin on ObamaCare, Chicago Teachers Strike

On Monday's CBS This Morning, Charlie Rose and Norah O'Donnell let Illinois Senator Dick Durbin forward the Democratic Party's talking points against Mitt Romney on ObamaCare by tossing him ...
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As Teachers Strike in Rahm Emanuel's Chicago, Only CBS Mentions They Make $71,000 a Year

All three morning shows on Monday covered the massive teachers strike in Rahm Emanuel's Chicago that left 350,000 students in the lurch. However, only CBS This Morning explained that the ...
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Networks Welcome Rahm Emanuel, Skip Blood-Soaked Violence Gripping Chicago

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel appeared on all three morning shows, Wednesday, but faced no questions about the city's skyrocketing murder rate. Instead, NBC, CBS and ABC treated the former chief ...
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NYT Claims 'An Uneventful Weekend' in Chicago...Except for the Mass Arrests and Terror Plots

The Times praised "an uneventful weekend" of anti-NATO protests in Chicago -- but there were 90 arrests, anti-cop violence, and a foiled terrorist plot. The paper also strove to portray ...
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Morning Shows Skip Ideological Labels for Violent Anti-War Protesters

Violent anti-war protesters clashed with Chicago police this weekend, but the network morning shows on Monday avoided attempts at pinning an ideology on them, simply referring to "anti-war" ...
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NATO Protests Were Sign of Potential Occupy Strength for NYTimes...Until Terror Plots and Arrests

What happened between Thursday and Sunday that cause the Occupy protest movement to disappear from the Times' radar? The Times on Thursday, before violence at the NATO summit in Chicago: ...

CBS Heralds Rahm Emanuel 'Weeding Out Corruption' in Chicago

CBS's Cynthia Bowers trumpeted the inauguration of incoming Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday's Early Show, highlighting how the former Obama chief of staff went "weeding in a community garden. ...

Too Many Vacations? Let's be Thankful He's Out of the White House

We would all benefit if Obama went on a two-year holiday.

The Times Predicts 'Bloody' Results After Gun Rights Victory

A Times editorial assures readers "the Supreme Court disregarded the plain words of the Second Amendment" in a court decision upholding an individual right to keep and bear arms, and predicts the ...

CBS Touts 'Obama Premium' On Real Estate In First Family's Chicago Neighborhood

Monday's CBS Early Show took time to highlight the selling power of the Obama family as correspondent Dean Reynolds reported: "Bill Grimshaw thinks he has the perfect sales pitch for the house ...
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