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ABC Links Health Care Town Hall Protesters to Hate Groups

ABC News correspondent Brian Ross tried to connect the health care town hall protesters to hate groups on Friday's GMA. Ross cited the Southern Poverty Law Center, whose left-wing political ...

Couric Touts How Free Health Clinic Shows 'Reform Is Desperately Needed'

At the top of Thursday's CBS Evening News, anchor Katie Couric used a free clinic in Inglewood, California to push for health care reform: "Tonight in the battle over health care, they are on the ...

Kudos to CNN: Sanchez Presses Jackson-Lee on Bizarre 'Doctored' Video Claim

On Thursday's Newsroom, CNN's Rick Sanchez pressed Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee about how, as a constituent was asking her a question at a health care town hall meeting, Jackson-Lee made a call on her ...

CBSNews.com's Birthday Gift to Fidel: A Story Devoid of Castro Critics

"As Castro Turns 83, Cuba Caught Between Past, Future," announces an August 13 headline for the CBSNews.com World Watch blog. The 10-paragraph entry by Havana-based news producer Portia Siegelbaum ...

Only NBC Notes How Catholic Shriver Was 'Lifelong Opponent of Abortion'

Among Tuesday's network evening newscasts, all three of which ran stories on the death of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, only the NBC Nightly News mentioned that Mrs. Shriver was strongly opposed to ...

CBS Uses Editor of Liberal Magazine to 'Fact Check' ObamaCare

At the top of Thursday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith teased an upcoming segment on dispelling myths about health care reform: "There's so much anger, this vitriol that we see day after day ...

CBS Silent on Clinton Comparing Bush v. Gore to Massive Corruption in Africa

Of the three major networks, only CBS has managed, thus far, to ignore controversial comments from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that compared America's disputed election in 2000 to political ...

CBS Warns of 'Right-Wing' 'Anti-Government' Extremism

On Wednesday's CBS Evening News, correspondent Bob Orr highlighted a far-left group's report on potential violence by "right-wing extremists." Orr warned: "Officials say a sour economy, a ...

CBS Sees Conservative Manipulation Behind ObamaCare Protests

On Wednesday's CBS Evening News, correspondent Ben Tracy filed a report linking angry protesters opposing ObamaCare to conservative groups, examining the possibility that the "outrage" has been ...

Townhaller Schools MSNBC Host on Obama's Single Payer Quote

Average American citizen Katy Abram's impassioned plea against socialized health care, at Senator Arlen Specter's town hall meeting on Tuesday, got her noticed by the Hardball producers as her ...
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