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Plenty of Praise for July Jobs Report from Networks

Released on Friday morning, the latest jobs report from the Labor Department touted a net growth of 209,000 jobs in July. On Friday evening, the report was promoted on all three of the major ...
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Nets Declare Israeli Response to Captured Solider ‘Furious,’ ‘Pounding’; Tout Palestinians Praising the Kidnapping

On Friday night, the major broadcast networks all covered the latest developments in the conflict between the Israelis and Hamas as a three-day cease-fire collapsed after an Israeli solider was ...
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Now Substitute Host Ezra Klein Fails to Ties to Vox and Vox Reporter Appearing as Guest

Serving on Friday as the substitute host for Now with Alex Wagner, Vox founder and Editor-In-Chief Ezra Klein had a science reporter from Vox.com on to discuss the current outbreak of the Ebola ...
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Giddy Chuck Todd Cheers Democrats 'Walking With Confidence,' Most 'Pep' Since 2012

Appearing on MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports on Friday, NBC chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd made a celebratory declaration: "Look, Democrats, for the first time probably in 18 months, ...
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Seth Meyers to Megyn Kelly: Was It 'Terrifying' to Interview Dick Cheney?

Talking to Megyn Kelly on Thursday's NBC Late Night, host Seth Meyers touted how the Fox News anchor had recently "sort of grilled" former Vice President Dick Cheney and "called him to task ...
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Ex-Bill Clinton Aide George Stephanopoulos Spins for His Old Boss on Bin Laden

Former Bill Clinton operative turned Good Morning America host George Stephanopoulos on Friday spun for his ex-boss in the wake of newly released audio about Osama bin Laden. In the recording from ...
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Before Being Obama Flack, Jay Carney Claims He Was 'Old-Fashioned Journalist' Who 'Didn't Take Sides'

Appearing on CBS's Late Show with David Letterman on Wednesday, former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney asserted that he had been a completely objective reporter for Time magazine before ...
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CNN's Costello Rips Congress for Adjourning While 'Rome Burns'; Hounds GOP Rep. On Impeachment

Carol Costello badgered Congressman Matt Salmon on Thursday's CNN Newsroom over Congress choosing to go into recess instead of dealing with issues like illegal immigration: "Congress is again the ...
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CNN’s Bill Weir Slams Fox Nation Web Site: ‘You Willfully Ignorant F***sticks’

On Wednesday, CNN anchor Bill Weir, formerly with ABC News, sent to a particularly disparaging tweet to his over 49,500 followers regarding a post on the Fox Nation Web site about Al Gore and ...
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Not a Peep on CNN About Investigation Into New York Governor Cuomo

Over the past week, Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) has been embroiled in a political scandal following his decision to cancel his own Moreland Commission, created to expose political corruption in ...
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