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Networks Ignore IRS Seeking Criminal Investigation of Tax-Exempt Groups; CNN Barely Reports

On Thursday morning's New Day, CNN reported the newest development in the IRS scandal that the broadcast networks ignored: the former IRS chief contacting the Justice Department about criminal ...
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Evening Newscasts Ignore House GOP's Criminal Referral for Lois Lerner But Find Time for Hillary

In a major new development in the IRS scandal, House Republicans voted on Wednesday to send a criminal referral to the Department of Justice for former IRS chief Lois Lerner. FNC's ...
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Networks Ignore New GOP Claim That IRS Did Target Tea Party Groups

Monday's network evening news casts ignored a new GOP claim Tea Party groups were indeed singled out for "systematic scrutiny" by the IRS. House Republicans released a report that said the IRS ...
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George Will: Obama Knows He Has Media Covering for Him on IRS

George Will zinged the media’s duplicity in how they have approached the IRS scandal versus past major scandals when a Republican was President, a lack of interest President Obama recognizes ...
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On PBS, David Remnick Praises Obama Administration As Scandal-Free, Pro-Science

David Remnick of The New Yorker told PBS's Charlie Rose that President Obama may go down as a historically "big" president -- partly because there has been "no scandal" in his administration and ...
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MSNBC's Alter-nate Reality: Network Contributor Dishonestly Claims There've Been No ‘Ongoing Revelations’ In IRS Scandal

While discussing Chris Christie’s bridge controversy, MSNBC's Jonathan Alter brought up the Obama administration’s IRS scandal. He remarked that the IRS matter "would still be a story" if there ...
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Today Show Ignores Lois Lerner's Retirement But Aired Two Segments on Obama's Smoking Comments

Tuesday's Today show didn't even mention the retirement of Lois Lerner, the IRS official at the center of the Tea Party targeting scandal, but it aired two full segments on President Obama ...
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CNN Buries at 5 AM Big New Report on IRS Scandal

CNN has all but ignored a new report that according to IRS documents, the agency gave extra scrutiny to 162 political groups – 80 percent of them conservative – that were seeking tax-exempt ...
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CNN Hasn't Covered IRS Scandal for Eleven Days

CNN hasn't covered developments in the IRS targeting scandal for eleven days, since correspondent Dana Bash claimed on July 25 there was "no evidence" the White House was involved. State of the ...
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Stephanopoulos and Crowley Skip IRS Scandal with Lew, Gregory Cues Up Talking Points; Only Wallace Pursues

Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew, who oversees the IRS, made the rounds of four Sunday morning TV talk shows (all but CBS’s Face the Nation) to promote President Obama’s latest “pivot” to ...
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