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Today Show Job Search Segment Turns Into Ad for Obama Agenda

A segment that was billed as a guide to help some of Today's unemployed viewers find work, on Wednesday's show, turned into a platform for the president of the liberal National Urban League to ...

ABC Hypes NAACP Indictment of Tea Party as Racist, a Smear the Network Stoked

ABC touted the NAACP's charge that the "Tea Party movement is a threat to the pursuit of human rights, justice and equality for all." Sans any ideological label, anchor Diane Sawyer set up the ...

CBS: 'Tough' Pennsylvania Immigration Law, Like 'Controversial' Arizona Law, Faces 'Fierce Opposition'

On Saturday's CBS Evening News, anchor Jeff Glor reported on an immigration protest in Boston: "...hundreds opposed to Arizona's controversial immigration law protested the presence of Arizona ...

ABC's George Stephanopoulos Touts Negative Poll Numbers for GOP, Spins for Obama

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday spun a new ABC News poll, emphasizing problems for the Republican Party over dour news for Barack Obama. The co-host ignored a finding that ...

CBS Continues to Pressure Congress to Extend Unemployment Benefits

On Saturday's CBS Evening News, anchor Jeff Glor decided what should be at the top of Congress's agenda as it returned from the July 4th recess: "Congress returns to Washington next week to face a ...

As Laura Ingraham Sells New Book, NBC's Lauer Sells Idea That Dems, GOP Equally Hated

Laura Ingraham was invited on Tuesday's Today show, to plug her new book The Obama Diaries, and predict how the midterm elections will go but she couldn't get out of the segment without Today ...

After Lobbying for Gay Rights on MSNBC, Contessa Brewer to Speak at LGBT Event

MSNBC's Contessa Brewer, who on Monday argued that overturning Don't Ask, Don't Tell is a "civil rights issue," will appear at a July 24 fundraiser in Kentucky to support gay rights in the state.

Matthews to Democrat: What Percentage of Republicans Would You Put In the 'Nut Bag?'

Chris Matthews, on Monday's Hardball, brought on his own personal Congressman, Maryland Democrat Chris Van Hollen, to review how his party was going to distinguish themselves from the GOP in the ...

No Balance Required? MSNBC Features Only Pro-Gay Side of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Debate

MSNBC's Contessa Brewer on Monday appeared baffled as to why more U.S. politicians weren't 'standing up' to demand the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," touting it as "a civil rights issue." In ...

CBS's Schieffer Interviews Eric Holder, Ignores Black Panther Case

While devoting all of Sunday's Face the Nation to an interview with Attorney General Eric Holder, CBS host Bob Schieffer failed to ask a single question about the Obama Justice Department dropping ...
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