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CBS Host Scott Pelley Asks John Boehner ‘Do You Practice That Scowl?'

Following President Obama’s State of the Union address on January 20, Speaker of the House John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sat down with Scott Pelley, CBS Evening News ...
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Networks Fret Conservatives Posed ‘a Thorny Obstacle’ for Boehner; Will Force Him to be ‘More Confrontational’

On Tuesday night, each of the major broadcast networks devoted time to covering the swearing in of the 114th Congress and the race for House Speaker that saw John Boehner retain his post, but not ...
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NBC and ABC Tout Democrats' 'Anger' at Budget Bill; Omit GOP Complaints

The Wednesday editions of NBC Nightly News and ABC's World News Tonight both spotlighted many Democratic lawmakers' objections to portions of a proposed budget compromise in Congress. However, ...
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NBC Plays Up Both Sides as 'Digging In'; Ignores Obama's Coolness to GOP Policy Goals

On Thursday night, NBC Nightly News played up the current political state of affairs in Washington as both Republicans and Democrats having “dug in” to their policy preferences, but focused only ...
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Cordes Hypes New Conservatives on Boehner's 'Far Right Flank' as Destructive on Illegal Immigration

During Thursday’s CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley, Nancy Cordes continued to disparage conservatives, as she referred to some of the newly elected House of Representatives members as being to ...
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Nancy Cordes Badgers Speaker Boehner on ‘Hell No’ Members of GOP Caucus

During his post-election news conference, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) was repeatedly pressed by CBS News reporter Nancy Cordes about “a new crop of conservatives coming into the ...
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Only CBS Covers Latest on Boehner Lawsuit Against Obama, Labels it 'Very Unusual'

On Friday, only CBS This Morning covered the latest developments on House Speaker John Boehner's lawsuit against President Obama over a 2013 executive order delaying the ObamaCare employer ...
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Chris Matthews Proclaims Boehner Lawsuit Occurs ‘In Third World Countries Before They Have a Coup’

Chris Matthews’ disdain for House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and his decision to sue President Obama over his use of executive orders reached a fever pitch on his Hardball program Monday night. ...
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David Gregory to Reince Priebus: Isn’t Boehner Lawsuit ‘Just to Gin Up the Base In the Midterms?’

NBC’s David Gregory did his best to dismiss Speaker of the House John Boehner’s soon-to-be lawsuit against President Obama, dismissing it as a “political stunt.” During an interview with Reince ...
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CBS Finally Covers House Speaker's Lawsuit Against Obama Administration

CBS lifted its blackout of House Speaker John Boehner's planned lawsuit against the Obama White House with a 15-second news brief on Thursday's CBS This Morning. The network follows in the ...
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