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After Weeks Bashing Republicans, NBC Declares Shutdown 'Unmitigated Political Disaster' for GOP

After NBC spent weeks painting congressional Republicans as the villains who caused the government shutdown, on Thursday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams opened the broadcast by smugly ...
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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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CBS's Nancy Cordes Points the Finger at GOP Over Government Shutdown

For two straight days, Nancy Cordes strongly hinted on CBS This Morning that House Republicans were to blame for the ongoing government shutdown. On Tuesday, Cordes hounded GOP Congressman Robert ...
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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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CNN Anchor Says Public 'Pretty Evenly Split' on ObamaCare; Polls Show Otherwise

CNN's Carol Costello said public opinion of ObamaCare is "pretty evenly split" despite recent polls showing a double-digit gap between support and opposition of the law, with more people ...
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CBS, NBC Acknowledge ObamaCare Approval At All-Time Low; ABC Skips

On Wednesday's CBS This Morning, Norah O'Donnell zeroed in on her network's latest poll that found that "more Americans than ever want the health care law repealed." However, she tried to explain ...
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NBC Poll Shows Pessimism About Obama 2nd Term, Lauer Spins it as Pessimism About 'Washington in General'

Following a report on Thursday's NBC Today in which political director Chuck Todd touted a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, co-host Matt Lauer tried to spin one finding: "...only 53% say ...
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NYT Poll Analyst Nate Silver Sees Golden Path for Obama Tuesday Night

Times' poll analyst Nate Silver extremely confident about Obama's chances for reelection on Monday morning: "Obama unlikely to win by anything like his post-DNC margins. But Romney has no ...
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NBC's Todd Touts Polls That 'Back Up the Obama Spin' of Romney Throwing Electoral 'Hail Marys'

On Wednesday's NBC Today, political director Chuck Todd seized on the latest CBS News/New York Times poll showing narrow leads for President Obama in Ohio, Virginia, and Florida as "evidence, ...
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After Claiming First Debate Had Little Impact, NBC's Todd Now Says Race 'Shifted Fundamentally'

On Monday's NBC Today, political director Chuck Todd analyzed the state of the presidential race following a series of new national polls showing a slight Romney lead: "Well, look, the first ...
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