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MRC Study: How the Broadcast Networks Spun the Shutdown Obama’s Way

The broadcast networks invariably blamed Republicans for the impasse; spotlighted dozens of examples of how Americans were being victimized; and ran scores of soundbites from furloughed federal ...
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After Democrats Blow Up Budget Deal, NBC's Guthrie Insists GOP Get Blame for Shutdown

In an interview with Republican Senator Bob Corker on Monday's NBC Today – after Democrats sabotaged a bipartisan Senate deal to raise the nation's debt limit over the weekend – co-host Savannah ...
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NBC Hypes 'Damage' to GOP in Shutdown, Ignores Obama Approval at 37 Percent

Wrapping up a report on the government shutdown for Thursday's NBC Today, White House correspondent Peter Alexander eagerly promoted negative political fallout for Republicans: "Both parties ...
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Dan Rather: Wendy Davis Likely to Lose, But 'Let Her Rip' at 'Hardcore Conservative' Abbott

On Friday's Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC, Dan Rather poured cold water on Wendy Davis' chances of winning the Texas gubernatorial race, but maintained a glimmer of hope: "I'm not predicting she'll ...
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CBS Hounds Pelosi Over Shutdown: 'You've Called Them Arsonists'

CBS This Morning has a long established history of conducting softball interviews of liberal/Democratic guests, while unleashing on conservative/liberal ones. But on Friday, the morning newscast ...
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NBC: 'Article of Faith' (Not Fact) That GOP 'Paid at the Polls' After '95 Shutdown

On Monday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie acknowledged the liberal spin that congressional  Republicans were punished electorally after the 1995 government shutdown was more a ...
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NBC: 'Can Anything Be Done to Save Our Government from Itself?'

At the top of Thursday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams issued a dire warning to viewers about the possibility of a government shutdown: "Time running out until a big deadline, now ...
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'Clinton News Network': CNN Puffs Up Hillary's 2016 Prospects

CNN's Jessica Yellin ran a complete puff piece on Hillary Clinton's 2016 prospects on Monday, quoting Democratic Clinton allies who gushed over Clinton's promise. "They readily point to the ...
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CBS Hypes Senate GOP Attacking 'Crazy' Tea Party's ObamaCare 'Suicide Note'

On Wednesday's CBS Evening News and Thursday's CBS This Morning, Nancy Cordes repeatedly played up how an unidentified Republican in the U.S. Senate attacked a House proposal to de-fund ObamaCare ...
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NBC Downplays Good News for GOP in Latest Poll

A Friday article in Politico described a "GOP on the Rise" while citing the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, noting that "Republicans are now leading Democrats on handling several key ...
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