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NBC Cheers 'New Era' in U.S.-Cuba Relations, Barely Notices Opposition

During the five minutes of coverage that Thursday's NBC Today provided on President Obama reopening diplomatic relations with Cuba, only twenty-three seconds was devoted to critics of the ...
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ABC Offers Little Criticism for Obama's Cuba Move: It 'Helped Thaw a Cold War'

The journalists of Good Morning America on Thursday cheered Barack Obama's efforts to "help thaw a Cold War" and offered little in the way of criticism for the President's actions to normalize ...
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CBS Brings On Obama Supporter Colin Powell To Endorse New Cuba Policy

On Thursday, CBS This Morning interviewed Colin Powell, former Secretary of State and supporter of President Obama, to discuss whether or not the president made the right call in normalizing ...
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WashPost Editorial Board Tears Into Obama’s Move on Cuba; ‘an Undeserved Bailout’

In the lead editorial for Thursday’s paper, the Washington Post blasted President Barack Obama’s decision to move toward normalized relations with the communist regime in Cuba as “naive” in ...
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Networks Barely Mention Brutality of Castro Regime or Cuba Being Communist

Following the trend set when news broke early Wednesday, the major broadcast networks continued their praising of the move by President Obama to seek normalized relations with Cuba on their ...
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NBC’s Mark Potter Blames Cuba’s Poor Economy on ‘the Long-Standing U.S. Embargo’

During Wednesday’s NBC Nightly News, correspondent Mark Potter reported from Havana, Cuba on the news that President Obama was altering U.S. relations with the communist state and parroted a ...
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Ed Schultz: Cuba Move is Obama's 'Tear Down This Wall, Mr. Castro' Moment

Ed Schultz one-upped colleague Chuck Todd on his MSNBC program on Wednesday. Hours after Todd likened President Obama's policy announcement on Cuba to the fall of the Berlin Wall, Schultz ...
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NBC Hails 'Momentous Day' of Obama Opening U.S. Relations With Cuba

During an NBC News Special Report on Wednesday, Nightly News anchor Brian Williams could barely contain his excitement over President Obama announcing the reopening of diplomatic relations with ...
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Nets Fret Over Continued Bush 'Dynasty,' But What About the Clintons?

NBC, CBS and ABC on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning worried if yet another addition to the Bush "dynasty" will be good for the country. Yet, these same networks were excited earlier this ...
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Washington Examiner’s ‘Mainstream Media Scream’ with the MRC’s Assessment

New on Dec. 15: A CNN panel endorsed a discredited theme out of Ferguson, putting up their hands: “Hand Up, Don’t Shoot!” Panelist: “We want you to know that our hearts are out there marching with ...
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