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CBS Boosts Obama Advisor David Axelrod's Hit on Mitt Romney

During a news brief on Wednesday’s CBS This Morning, co-host Norah O’Donnell promoted David Axelrod, President Obama’s presidential campaign strategist, and his new book in which the ...
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CBS Hosts Giggle at De Blasio Dropping Groundhog, Skip Animal's Death

The journalists at CBS This Morning on Monday offered a jovial segment on Groundhog's Day and Bill de Blasio's 2014 mishap where he dropped "Staten Island Chuck." Yet, they ignored the mayor's ...
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NBC: Obama's Massive Budget Is 'Aimed at Helping the Poor'

ABC's Good Morning America on Tuesday ignored the massive new budget proposed by Barack Obama (and the tax increases contained within). NBC's Today, despite four hours of air time, allowed a scant ...
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ABC’s World News Tonight Ignores Slim Prospects Obama’s 2016 Budget Proposal Will Pass

Following the unveiling of President Obama’s 2016 budget proposal, two of the three major broadcast networks made time to mention the story during their Monday evening newscasts, but only in the ...
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NBC Skips Obama’s George Washington Beer Gaffe; Spent Three Straight Nights on Palin’s Paul Revere Tale

During a live interview with NBC’s Savannah Guthrie on Sunday, President Obama told her how, at the White House, “[w]e make beer – the first president since George Washington to make some booze in ...
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NBC's Guthrie Grills Obama: Critics Say You're 'Delusional' and 'Passive' on Terrorism

In an interview aired on Monday's NBC Today, President Obama discovered that speaking to an actual journalist was a bit tougher than having YouTube celebrities lob softballs at him. In the ...
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Chuck Todd Scolds Boehner’s Decision to ‘Antagonize’ Israel-U.S. Relations

On Sunday’s Meet the Press, moderator Chuck Todd took House Speaker John Boehner to task for inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to Congress without notifying the White ...
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Networks Yawn at Possible Terrorist Attack on Americans in Saudi Arabia

None of the Big Three networks' evening newscasts on Friday covered the shooting of an American citizen in eastern Saudi Arabia earlier in the day. A Friday item by Reuters reported that "a ...
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Ashley Judd Goes 'Cuckoo' for Hillary: 'Most Overqualified Candidate We've Had Since...Jefferson'

Left-wing actress Ashley Judd likened Hillary Clinton to two Founding Fathers during a Friday interview with Larry King for online channel Ora. Judd gushed, "Obviously, I love Hillary Rodham ...
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MSNBC Host Scolds McCain for Calling Anti-War Protesters 'Scum'

Even as his fellow Morning Joe co-hosts praised John McCain on Friday for denouncing Code Pink anti-war protesters who attempted to disrupt a Senate hearing as "low-life sum," MSNBC's Thomas ...
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