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NBC Hails Obama Tax Hike Proposal As 'A Turning Point In Our Politics'

On Sunday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Lester Holt touted how President Obama's plan to "propose tax hikes for wealthiest Americans" during Tuesday's State of the Union address would be "potentially ...
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Al Hunt: GOP Congress 'Not Interested in Getting Things Done'; May 'Screw Up' Great Economy

In an interview with newly elected Colorado Senator Cory Gardner for PBS's Charlie Rose, Bloomberg View columnist Al Hunt grilled the Republican on conservatives in Congress being obstructionist: ...
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CNN Barely Covers Release of Gitmo Detainees; Airs 19-Second Brief

As of 6 pm Eastern on Thursday, CNN has devoted just 19 seconds of air time to the release of five prisoners from Guantanamo Bay detention facilities – a news brief during the New Day program. ...
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Leave Influencing Elections to Us Biased Journalists; Mocking the 'Barking' Dogs of the 'Kamikaze Caucus'

Longtime ABC anchor Barbara Walters pushes conservative philanthropist David Koch to stay out of politics: “Do you think it’s fair that just because you have billions of dollars, you can influence ...
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NBC Boosts Obama's 'Ambitious' College Plan; Touts His 'Generosity'

Friday's NBC Nightly News enthusiastically promoted President Obama's proposal to provide "free" community college education, to the tune of $60 billion over ten years. Brian Williams hyped ...
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NBC Nightly News Declines to Label Retiring California Senator Barbara Boxer a Liberal

In a news brief on Thursday, NBC Nightly News reported that one of Californi’s two Democratic Senators, Barbara Boxer, would not seek reelection in 2016 and instead retire following “a decade in ...
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Vacuous ABC Skips GOP Congress, Covers 'New Way to Fight Frizzy Hair'

ABC's Good Morning America has endured an increasing amount of criticism for ignoring real news in favor of vacuous, irrelevant stories. That trend continued on Wednesday as the two-hour-long ...
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Michael Keaton Bizarrely Starts 'Today' Interview By Mocking GOP

Appearing on Wednesday's NBC Today to promote his new film Birdman, actor Michael Keaton oddly started by taking a jab at the new Republican Senate Majority Leader: "...let me just read something. ...
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As GOP Takes Over Congress, Nets Hype Party Problems & Division

While Republicans officially took control of both the House and the Senate on Tuesday, NBC, ABC, and CBS all touted GOP setbacks. NBC's Today led the way, with correspondent Peter Alexander ...
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