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Factcheck: Olbermann Repeats Incorrect Anti-Scott Brown Claims of Racism and Vulgarity

On Wednesday's Countdown show, MSNBC host Keith Olbermann defended his recent attacks on Massachusetts Republican Senator-elect Scott Brown by insisting that some of the incorrect claims he made ...

Stephanopoulos Frets Obama Too Ambitious, Seeks Confirmation He's Had 'Most Fulfilling' Year

The day after President Obama's policies were rebuked in one of the most liberal states, the White House turned to George Stephanopoulos and an accommodating Stephanopoulos, in the excerpt run on ...

ABC Fawns Over 'Every Woman' Michelle Obama Who 'Wows' the World

Good Morning America's Yunji de Nies on Wednesday used the one year anniversary of Michelle Obama's tenure as First Lady to file a fawning look at the "every woman." And while many were focusing ...

Carol Costello: Republicans Fomented 'Fear and Confusion Among Voters'

CNN's Carol Costello reminisced enthusiastically about President Obama's inauguration a year ago on Tuesday's American Morning, highlighting how, at the time, "the hearts of millions of Americans ...

CBS's Rodriguez: Scott Brown Will 'Derail' Ted Kennedy's 'Passion'

Speaking to political analyst John Dickerson on Wednesday's CBS Early Show about Republican Scott Brown winning the Massachusetts Senate race, co-host Maggie Rodriguez lamented: "When it comes to ...

Bitter David Shuster Rants About Hitler Posters of Tea Partiers, 'Far-Right Elements'

MSNBC's David Shuster on Wednesday used the victory of Republican Scott Brown in Massachusetts as another opportunity to trash the tea party movement. Teasing an interview with one of the ...

Vieira to Scott Brown: You're Derailing Cause of Teddy's Lifetime

NBC's Meredith Vieira, on Wednesday's Today show, rained on Scott Brown's parade as she wondered if the Senator-Elect's post-victory call to Ted Kennedy's widow Vicki was an awkward moment since, ...

CNN's Yellin Says 'Very Subdued' Coakley Swamped by 'Tidal Wave of Voter Rage'

When Democrats lose, liberal reporters tend to see anger and fear, and never positive motivations. CNN reporter Jessica Yellin found the "anger and fear" during live coverage just after 10 pm ...

Olbermann Renews 'Teabagging' Attack on Scott Brown, Cuts His Victory Speech

While it is well known that MSNBC's Keith Olbermann is the most viciously liberal voice to host a news program within the mainstream media, he usually tones down his anti-conservative, ...

CBS: If Brown Wins, 'It's Going to Get Uglier' in Washington

Less than two hours before the polls closed in Massachusetts, CBS News political analyst John Dickerson argued on Tuesday's CBS Evening News that if Republican candidate Scott Brown wins, "it's ...
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