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CNN's Cafferty Slams Democrats' Closed-Door Negotiations on Health Care

On Wednesday's Situation Room, CNN's Jack Cafferty surprisingly blasted top Democrats, especially President Obama, over the secret negotiations being conducted to reconcile the House and Senate ...

CBS's Rodriguez Calls on GOP to Stop 'Partisan Bickering' Over Security

Speaking with Republican New York Congressman Peter King on Wednesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Maggie Rodriguez declared: "Congressman, here you are a Republican talking about everything that's ...

Robin Roberts Shut Out: New Host George Stephanopoulos Hogs GMA's Political Interviews

Despite promises from ABC to the contrary, Good Morning America co-host Robin Roberts appears to have been almost completely shut out from political and policy interviews since George ...

Lauer Sticks Up for Obama On Charge He's Soft on Terror: 'Get Rid of It'

NBC's Matt Lauer dismissed the idea that Barack Obama was weak on terrorism, as the Today co-anchor, on Wednesday's show, wanted to "get rid" of the notion that "the President doesn't take the ...

CNN: 'Moderate' Sen. Dorgan 'Was Expected to Easily Win a Fourth Term'

On Tuesday evening, CNN tried to put the best spin on Senator Byron Dorgan's announcement that he wasn't running for reelection, labeling the pro-abortion, union-friendly liberal who was trailing ...

Olbermann: ObamaCare Opponents 'Killing 45,000 People/Year,' 'Who Are the Terrorists?'

Keith Olbermann turned his attention to Neal Boortz - whom he called a "hate radio host" and referred to as being "dehumanized" - and others who oppose the implementation of ObamaCare, accusing ...

Matthews: Every 'Teabagger' is White, 'What's That About?'

Chris Matthews just can't stop implying some sort of racist motives behind tea-partiers as on Tuesday's Hardball, the MSNBC host ' in a segment about which candidate they would gravitate towards ' ...

NBC's Vieira to Michael Steele: Is Cheney 'Hurting' Republicans?

Meredith Vieira peppered RNC chair Michael Steele, on Tuesday's Today show, with a line of questioning that made the GOP out to be "partisan" in its criticisms of Obama's national security ...

On Today: Fill Out Census or You Won't Get Government Goodies!

NBC's Today show invited on Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and Census Bureau Director Robert Groves to promote their Portrait of America road tour as a way to encourage people to fill out the ...

MSNBC's Shuster: Brit Hume 'Denigrated' Christianity with Tiger Woods Comment

During the 3PM ET hour of live coverage on MSNBC, anchor David Shuster claimed that Fox News political analyst Brit Hume "denigrated Christianity" when suggesting that scandal-ridden golfer Tiger ...
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