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NBC's Lauer Tells Russian Lawmaker Politicizing DC Shooting to 'Shut Up'

On Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie noted an offensive tweet by one Russian lawmaker reacting to Monday's Navy Yard shooting in Washington D.C.: "After those terrible shootings in ...
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NBC Frames Doctor's Call to End Violence as Plea for Gun Control

In an interview on Tuesday's NBC Today with Dr. Janis Orlowski, chief medical officer for Medstar Washington Hospital Center, co-host Matt Lauer seized on her call for an end to gun violence ...
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NBC Airs 'Special Message' from Michelle Obama Telling People to Drink More Water

NBC's Today behaved like the White House press office on Thursday as co-host Matt Lauer announced: "By the way, the White House is coming out with a brand new initiative today and the First ...
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NBC's Lauer Hopes for Obama 'Escape Hatch' on Syria, So He Can 'Save Face Politically'

On Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer and chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd engaged in a strategy session over how President Obama could minimize any political damage from ...
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NBC's Lauer to Martin Parents: 'Do You Think the Legal System Failed Trayvon?'

In a live interview with Trayvon Martin's parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer urged them to condemn the justice system for the acquittal of ...
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Forget Scandals or Egypt, NBC Discusses Obama's Favorite Food

Rather than update viewers on the latest details of the scandals plaguing the Obama administration, or the President's foreign policy failures in the Middle East, the hosts of NBC's Today ...
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'Today' Hosts: Bloomberg Forcing New Yorkers to Sort Rotting Garbage a 'Great Idea'

The hosts on Monday's NBC Today were all in agreement that New City Mayor Michael Bloomberg forcing all residents to sort out rotten food scraps from their garbage for composting – and to hold ...
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Puzzled Matt Lauer to O'Reilly: 'You Think There's Been Less Transparency' Under Obama?

In an interview with Bill O'Reilly on Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer seemed perplexed by the Fox News host asserting that "the Obama administration doesn't tell us anything" about ...
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NBC: Open Lautenberg Seat a 'Political Hot Potato' for Christie, Suggests He Appoint a Dem

Following the death of New Jersey Democratic Senator Frank Lautenberg on Monday, Tuesday's NBC Today immediately began speculating on his replacement and the potential fallout for Chris ...
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After Warning Sequester Would Damage Economy, NBC Says Nevermind

Talking to CNBC Mad Money host Jim Cramer on Wednesday's NBC Today about signs of improvement in the economy, co-host Matt Lauer wondered about past media fearmongering: "[What] we talked ...
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