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CNN's Rick Sanchez Again Hints Rick Perry is a Racist

On Tuesday's Rick's List on CNN, Rick Sanchez again hinted that Texas Governor Rick Perry is a racist. Sanchez, reacting to the distinct possibility that Perry would win the Republican ...

NBC's Matt Lauer Celebrates 100th Birthday of Liberal Organization

It's hard to imagine NBC's Matt Lauer celebrating the birthday of a conservative organization but the Today co-anchor, on Tuesday's program, invited on former Democratic Mayor of New Orleans and ...

CBS 'Early Show': GOP Senator Causing 'Congressional Quagmire'

Reporting on Republican Kentucky Senator Jim Bunning blocking spending legislation over deficit concerns at the top of Tuesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith proclaimed: "Congressional ...

MSNBC Highlights 'Right-wing Fringe' Tea Partiers and Their 'Threat' to Mainstream Republicans

MSNBC host David Shuster on Tuesday touted the threat that "right-wing fringe candidates" could pose to "more mainstream Republican" politicians. The segment, which aired on News Live, identified ...

Lauer to Romney: 'Aren't We Better Off' With Obama?

Matt Lauer pressed former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney mostly from the left, on Tuesday's Today, as he made the case that the economy is doing better thanks to the President as he posited ...

Sam Champion Nixes Idea That Snow Discounts Global Warming

Liberal weatherman Sam Champion appeared on Friday's Nightline to attack the idea that global warming could be dismissed because of the snowy winter suffered by much of the country. He complained, ...

Bunning's Spending Hold Makes Him a Cad to TV Nets, Focus on His Supposed Victims

A retiring Senator not facing re-election stood up last week for principle, insisting new federal spending be covered by a matching reduction elsewhere, but instead of hailing Senator Jim Bunning ...

CBS Promotes Arianna Huffington Bashing 'Dastardly' Banks

In a segment on the banking industry on CBS's Sunday Morning, fill-in anchor Anthony Mason cited the movie "It's A Wonderful Life" and wondered: "Who would you say is today's equivalent of the ...

Matthews: Obama Must Summon All His 'Music and Magic' to Pass Health Care

These must be really desperate times for the Democrats, if the syndicated Chris Matthews Show that was aired over the weekend is any indication, as both the host and one of the guests claimed ...

Former and Current Dems Stephanopoulos and Carville Tout Passing Health Care Bill as Only Option

Former Democratic aide turned journalist George Stephanopoulos interviewed current Democratic operative James Carville on Monday's Good Morning America. The two good friends agreed that Democrats ...
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