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CNN Gives 30 Times More Coverage to Tabloid Stories Than Benghazi Hearing

On Wednesday evening, CNN barely covered the congressional hearing on the Benghazi attack from earlier that afternoon. Instead, the network provided wall-to-wall coverage of the Jodi Arias ...
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Ted Turner Tells Obama to Get 'Climate Change Under Control'

In an exclusive April 3 interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer, CNN founder Ted Turner expressed his hopes for President Obama and advised him to "get this global climate change under control." ...
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Wolf Blitzer, Piers Morgan Give Warm Interviews to Jimmy Carter and His Grandson

CNN only had soft questions and praise for Jimmy Carter's grandson who had unearthed the tape of Mitt Romney's "47 percent" remarks. Host Wolf Blitzer gave a warm interview to James Carter ...
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CNN Relays Government Hysteria Over 'Massive' Sequester Cuts

After hyping the "draconian" sequester cuts set to take place March 1, CNN kept up its frenzy on Tuesday afternoon by spreading government hysteria over the $85 billion spending reduction. ...
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Blind Spot? Howard Kurtz Rips Coverage of Rubio's 'Watergate' But Ignores CNN's Stunt

CNN media critic Howard Kurtz ripped the press infatuation with Sen. Marco Rubio's water sip as "profoundly depressing," but on Sunday's Reliable Sources he wouldn't call out his own network's ...
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CNN Absurdly Asks If Rubio's Sip of Water Was 'Career-Ender'

On Wednesday's The Situation Room, host Wolf Blitzer absurdly wondered if Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) pausing his State of the Union response for a drink of water would "break" his career. The ...
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Fairness: Gun Control Advocates Get Five Times More Coverage Than Opponent on CNN's The Situation Room

Viewers who tuned in to Wednesday's The Situation Room were bombarded with over five times as much coverage of gun control advocates than of the lone gun rights advocate Newt Gingrich. Host Wolf ...
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Wolf Blitzer Calls Democratic Tax Hike Pursuit 'Beginning' of a Deficit Solution

CNN's Wolf Blitzer said Thursday that the Democratic fiscal cliff plan of raising tax rates on the top two percent of income earners is the "beginning" of a solution. "But it's a beginning. A ...
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Wolf Blitzer Badgers House Majority Whip to Raise Taxes

After smiling on Republicans who stepped away from Grover Norquist's no-tax hike pledge, CNN pressured the GOP House Majority Whip to raise income tax rates on Monday's The Situation Room. Anchor ...
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CNN Laughs at Republicans After Election Night Losses

On Thursday's The Situation Room, host Wolf Blitzer played a montage of liberal comedians poking fun at election night coverage with the jokes overwhelmingly targeting Republicans and ...
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