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CBS: Voter ID Laws Are Like Violent Attacks on Blacks at Selma

The journalists at CBS This Morning on Monday compared the violent, bloody attacks on African Americans during civil rights marches in 1965 to voter ID laws passed by various states in the last ...
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Barbara Walters to David Koch: People Call You ‘An Evil Billionaire’

On Sunday night, ABC’s Barbara Walters hosted her annual 10 Most Fascinating People program which featured billionaire businessman and conservative donor David Koch as one of the “most ...
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Barbara Walters Tells David Koch ‘You’re Not Well Liked’

On Sunday, ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos previewed Barbara Walters’ upcoming “Most Fascinating People” special set to air on Sunday night by playing a clip from Walters’ interview ...
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Ferguson Protesters Dominate CBS's 'Young Adults' Panel on Race

CBS Evening News's liberal bias was blatant on Friday, as their "young adults" panel discussing the issue of "the excessive use of force by police – especially against minorities" was made up ...
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CBS, NBC Tout Hill Staffers' 'Powerful' Protest; Omit 'False Narrative' of 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot'

Friday's CBS This Morning and NBC's Today both spotlighted the walk-out protest on Thursday of a group of congressional staffers, who gave the "hands up, don't shoot" gesture of the groups ...
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NBC Laments 'Ugly Compromise' On Budget; CBS Frets GOP 'Christmas Presents' In Bill

On Friday, NBC's Today and CBS This Morning sympathized with left-wing Democrats upset by portions of a budget deal passed in the House Thursday night. On Today, correspondent Kelly O'Donnell ...
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Barbara Walters Still Loves 'Charismatic' Commie Castro

Twelve years after interviewing communist leader Fidel Castro, Barbara Walters is still mesmerized by the "charismatic" dictator. But she is not a fan of the "constipated" Richard Nixon. The ...
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NBC Touts China Slamming U.S. 'Hypocrisy' on 'Torture'; Ignores Crackdown on Hong Kong Protests

Wrapping up a report on Friday's NBC Today about CIA Director John Brennan reacting to the Senate Democrats' "torture report," chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell highlighted: "The ...
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NBC Hails Elizabeth Warren ‘the Liberal Wing’s Newest Star’; Blasted Cruz Over 2013 Funding Fight

During Thursday’s NBC Nightly News, NBC News Capitol Hill correspondent Kelly O’Donnell heaped praise on far left Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren (Mass.), anointing her “the liberal wing’s ...
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CBS Continues to Ignore Emails of Racist Jokes by Sony Pictures Execs About Obama

On Thursday night, CBS continued to make no mention of the news that the hacking attack on Sony Pictures has revealed emails between co-chairwoman Amy Pascal and film producer Scott Rudin mocking ...
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