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If GOP Nominates a Conservative, Expect a "Goldwater Moment" in 2016

MSNBC's Luke Russert expects that if Republicans nominate a conservative such as Ted Cruz or Rand Paul, "the GOP is going to have their 2016 Barry Goldwater moment," while CNN morning anchor Chris ...
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NBC's Gregory: 'Thank God the Media's Still Here' for CPAC to 'Kick Around'

On Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, host David Gregory wondered if New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's 2016 presidential chances were "done" following the bridgegate scandal. In response, ...
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Chuck Todd Uses Low CPAC Panel Attendance to Claim GOP Doesn't Care About Minorities

On MSNBC's Daily Rundown on Friday, NBC political director and host Chuck Todd used low attendance at a Conservative Political Action Conference panel discussion to take a cheap shot at ...
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Chris Matthews Bizarrely Compares CPAC to Star Wars Cantina

MSNBC's Chris Matthews compared the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) to the cantina from Star Wars in a bizarre rant on Thursday's Hardball. Matthews trashed the gathering and ...
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Bozell Blasts CPAC Over Invitation to American Atheists

Statement from Media Research Center President Brent Bozell: “The invitations extended by the ACU, Al Cardenas and CPAC to American Atheists to have a booth is more than an attack on conservative ...
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Former WH Reporter for NY Times Calls CPAC "Aviary for Far-Right 'Wacko Birds'"

New York Times columnist Frank Bruni, a former White House reporter for the Times, followed Sen. John McCain in mocking attendees of the latest Conservative Political Action Conference (aka ...
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Former WH Reporter for NY Times Calls CPAC "Aviary for Far-Right 'Wacko Birds'"

From Frank Bruni's Sunday column on gay marriage and the Republican Party: "CPAC, mind you, is no enclave of moderation and reason. It’s more like an aviary for the far-right 'wacko birds' whom ...
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CNN's Lemon Hypes Isolated CPAC Incident as Potential 'Monkey Wrench' for GOP

After a random CPAC attendee defended the benefits of slavery over the weekend, CNN's Don Lemon played it up as more baggage to a Republican party struggling to connect with minorities, on ...
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Headline Duel at NYT: 'Divisions Fester' at CPAC, But Business as Usual at Lefty Netroots Nation

There was nothing but festering distress and especially "division" on the right at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference held last week, at least according to the New York Times. ...
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NBC Hypes 'Republican Infighting' at CPAC for GOP 'Trying to Rehabilitate Its Image'

On Monday's NBC Today, news reader Natalie Morales hyped how "Republican infighting broke out this weekend at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference." In the report that followed, ...
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