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NBC Ignores Gov. Rick Perry Sending National Guard to Border

On Monday, July 21, Texas Governor Rick Perry announced he was deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border to help deal with the ongoing crisis of thousands of illegal ...
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‘Big Three’ Ignore IRS Official Saying Backup of Lois Lerner’s Emails May Not Exist

On Monday, IRS deputy associate chief council Thomas Kane told the House Oversight Committee that he is unsure whether or not backup tapes of the lost Lois Lerner emails exist. Despite the ...
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Networks Ignore: As Chaos Breaks Out, White House Claims Obama Has Brought 'Tranquility'

The week of July 13 to 19 saw increased violence between Israel and the Palestinians, an act of terror as a plane was blown out of the sky in Ukraine, and simmering tensions between Mexico and the ...
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MSNBC’s Diaz-Balart Broadcasts from La Raza Convention; Fails to Mention They're Giving Him Award

On the Monday edition of his MSNBC show, Jose Diaz-Balart rolled out the red carpet for liberal activists in favor of amnesty by broadcasting from the National Council of La Raza’s (NCLR) ...
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McCain Fires Back at Jon Stewart: 'Gets Away' With Being 'Absolutely Wrong;' Jabs Media

On Sunday's Media Buzz on FNC, Senator John McCain brushed off Jon Stewart's latest blast at him over the Iraq War. Host Howard Kurtz wondered, "Is Jon Stewart fair to Republicans?" McCain bluntly ...
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NBC Hails Elizabeth Warren as 'Celebrity' for 'Disillusioned, Disappointed Liberals'

While discussing potential 2016 presidential contenders on Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, correspondent Andrea Mitchell argued that Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren could be "real issue" for ...
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Charlie Rose Waits Almost a Full Hour to Ask Hillary About Benghazi

PBS’s Charlie Rose opened his 62 minute-long interview with Hillary Clinton, aired in two parts on Thursday and Friday’s Charlie Rose show, by reciting a Maya Angelou poem dedicated to the former ...
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NBC, ABC Yawn as Rick Perry Sends National Guard to the Border

As the border crisis in Texas intensifies, only one network on Monday bothered to cover Governor Rick Perry sending the National Guard to the border. CBS This Morning allowed 20 seconds to the ...
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Amid Global Chaos, Al Roker Asks Michelle Obama: 'Who's the Best Cook' in the First Family?

Despite the continuing fallout from the shoot down of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 and Israel's incursion into Gaza, Monday's NBC Today devoted over four minutes of air time to weatherman Al ...
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Sunday Morning Shows Ignore Report Showing Obama Admin. ‘Warned of Brewing Border Crisis’

The front-page of the Washington Post on Sunday, July 20 had a damning headline accusing the Obama administration of “being warned of brewing border crisis” but only Fox and Friends ...
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