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Chris Matthews Trashes 'Balloon Head' 'Demagogue' Ted Cruz

Chris Matthews resorted to school yard name calling on Monday night, lashing out at Ted Cruz as a "balloon head" "demagogue" for his actions opposing Barack Obama's executive order on amnesty. The ...
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Surprise: CBS’s Don Dahler Pushes Back Against Lawyer in Bushmaster/Sandy Hook Lawsuit

On Monday night, ABC and CBS covered the news that families of ten people who lost their lives in the deadly school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in 2012 were filing a lawsuit against gun ...
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Andrea Mitchell: Santorum, Huckabee, Romney Runs in 2016 Would Make Hillary and Jeb ‘Look Positively New’

On Monday’s NBC Nightly News, correspondent and MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell felt that it was appropriate to skewer three possible GOP presidential contenders in 2016 who had each run previously to ...
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UVA Student on CNN: Rolling Stone Writer Had An 'Agenda'

On CNN's Reliable Sources on Sunday, University of Virginia student Alex Pinkleton revealed how Rolling Stone's Sabrina Rubin Erdely, who wrote the disputed Rolling Stone story on alleged rape ...
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CBS Claims Americans 'Divided' Over CIA Interrogations, But Only 36% Oppose

On Monday's CBS This Morning, co-host Gayle King claimed that Americans were "divided" over the CIA's use of enhanced interrogation techniques after September 11th. However, the latest CBS News ...
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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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