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Wincing When Hillary's Honesty Questioned; Brian Williams, 'Purveyor of Truth and Justice'

NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt tells Hillary Clinton how he "winced" when a young voter told the candidate that "people don't trust you," even as Holt's predecessor, scandal-scarred Brian ...
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NBC Helps Hillary with Softball Townhall; Blaming 'Far Right' for Boehner's Exit

Hillary Clinton is treated to fawning tributes and softball quesions during her "town hall" forum on NBC's Today, while network reporters finger the "far right" as at fault in the surprise ...
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ABC Serves Up Hardballs for Hillary; Dick Cheney, 'Political Sociopath'

ABC's David Muir interviews Hillary Clinton, serving up hardball questions such as, "Is your mother's voice in your ear?" At the same time, network journalists insist there's no news in Hillary's ...
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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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ABC, NBC Eagerly Promote Governor Christie’s ‘Football Controversy’

On Sunday, Governor Chris Christie (R-N.J.) will attend the Green Bay Packers/Dallas Cowboys playoff game with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. Christie’s decision has drawn the ire of many football ...
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NBC Hails Obama's 'Historic Choice' for Attorney General; Touts Sharpton Support

Introducing what amounted to a White House press release on Saturday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Lester Holt opened the broadcast by parroting President Obama's praise for attorney general nominee ...
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NBC Highlights Michelle Obama’s Campaign Efforts, Ignores Her Numerous Gaffes

On Sunday night, NBC Nightly News covered First Lady Michelle Obama’s busy campaign schedule with just over one week to go until Election Day. Unfortunately, in their rush to play up her midterm ...
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Chuck Todd Pushes W.H. Talking Points On Ebola: They’re ‘Very Concerned About These Mandatory Quarantines’

On Sunday morning, Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd appeared on NBC’s Today to discuss the politics of Ebola in the upcoming midterm elections.  Speaking to co-host Lester Holt, Todd ...
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NBC’s Welker: GOP Candidates ‘Stoking Public Fears’ On Ebola

On Sunday’s Nightly News, Kristen Welker, NBC News White House Correspondent, scolded the GOP over their criticism of the Obama administration’s handling of the Ebola crisis. The NBC ...
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NBC Banishes Story on Obama’s Unpopularity on Midterm Campaign Trail to Sunday Night

On Sunday, NBC Nightly News took the unusual step of running a story that not only discussed the upcoming midterm elections but also President Obama’s unpopularity on the campaign trail as ...
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