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CBS Continues Pot Push, Focuses on Marijuana 'Miracle'

Throughout 2014, CBS This Morning has veered between stories happily hyping the benefits of marijuana and reports on its danger. While the segments seesaw back and forth, the network doesn't seem ...
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NYT Skips 'Liberal' Label as Hillary Is Hit from the Left on Immigration

Despite nearly 1400 words of space, New York Times writer Amy Chozick on Monday never used the "liberal" label in a story on possible 2016 Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton being hit from the ...
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Networks Begin Slanted 2016 Coverage, Tout Problems for Jeb Bush

On Monday, all three network morning shows covered George P. Bush – the son of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and current candidate for Texas land commissioner – telling ABC's Jonathan Karl that ...
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NBC Highlights Michelle Obama’s Campaign Efforts, Ignores Her Numerous Gaffes

On Sunday night, NBC Nightly News covered First Lady Michelle Obama’s busy campaign schedule with just over one week to go until Election Day. Unfortunately, in their rush to play up her midterm ...
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Meet the Press' Complains About Money In Politics: It’s ’Like the Cold War’

Liberals love to complain that there’s far too much money in politics and on Sunday’s Meet the Press, the entire panel predictably fretted that political spending could spell the demise of ...
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‘Big Three’ Sunday Political Shows Ignore Hillary Claiming Businesses Don’t Create Jobs

During a campaign rally for Martha Coakley, Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Massachusetts, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made some controversial comments about private ...
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Chris Matthews Suggests Joni Ernst ‘Has Talked About Killing Politicians She Doesn't Agree With’

During his MSNBC show on Thursday night, Chris Matthews discussed a soundbite of Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst stating her stance on the Second Amendment from two years ago and ...
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Liberal Pundits Rush to Reject MRC Study Showing Media Midterm Double Standard

Since the Media Research Center first published its study on Wednesday showing a glaring double standard in how the network evening newscasts covered the anti-Republican wave in the 2006 midterm ...
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CNN Plays Up GOP 'Impediment' to Obama Nominee in Ebola Response

CNN's Alisyn Camerota promoted a liberal talking point about the Obama administration's response to the Ebola outbreak on Friday's New Day, as she interviewed Rep. Jason Chaffetz. Camerota ...
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Far-Left Celebrity Russell Brand Is 'Open' to 9/11 Trutherism

Liberal celebrity Russell Brand on Thursday announced he's "open" to the idea that the United States government may have been behind the September 11th, 2001 terror attacks. Talking to a ...
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