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Even Jimmy Fallon is Taking Jabs at Obama Now

With his approval ratings dropping and numerous scandals swirling around him it could be argued that America is going through Obama Fatigue right now. And maybe the President himself is ...
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Networks Dance Around Mentioning President Obama When Discussing Increased Iraq Violence

Al Qaeda militants have seized control of two cities in Northern Iraq, including Mosul the nation’s second largest and Tikrit, the hometown of Sadaam Hussein. Despite the increased violence, all ...
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Amid Scandals and Crises, NBC Does Fawning Interview With 'Father-in-Chief' Obama

Despite Al Qaeda being on the rise in Syria and Iraq, numerous unanswered questions remaining about the Bowe Bergdahl prisoner exchange, and the ongoing VA scandal, NBC News decided to send ...
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NBC Boosts Bloomberg Gun Control Group's Misleading Figure on School Shootings

Miguel Almaguer hyped on Wednesday's NBC Nightly News that "since the mass shooting in Newtown a year and a half ago, there's been at least 74 school shootings across the country – roughly one ...
Chris Matthews and Cynthia McFadden on the June 11, 2014 Hardball.

MSNBC's Matthews: 'Dead Broke' Was Mere 'Half Gaffe' by Hillary

Comparing Hillary Clinton's Hard Choices book tour to an "out of town play getting ready in New Haven," MSNBC's Chris Matthews on Wednesday night dismissed the former Secretary of State's ...
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ABC, NBC Too Busy With O.J. Simpson Police Chase Anniversary To Cover V.A. Scandal

CBS Evening News was the only Big Three evening newscast on Wednesday to report that the FBI has opened a criminal investigation into the V.A. scandal. Neither ABC's World News nor NBC Nightly ...
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After Cantor Loss, Frank Luntz Declares: 'We Republican Pollsters Suck'

Appearing on Wednesday's CBS This Morning, Republican pollster Frank Luntz attacked his own profession following the surprising primary defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor: "Right now ...
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Lois Lerner Sent Confidential Taxpayer Info to FBI Right Before 2010 Midterms, Networks Ignore

On Monday the House Oversight Committee investigating the IRS targeting scandal released new e-mails that showed Lois Lerner sent a database of tax exempt organizations to the FBI, right ...
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Andrea Mitchell: GOP ‘Looks Like An Episode of House of Cards’ Following Cantor’s Loss

Following the defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) to his Tea Party challenger, MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell rushed to claim that the GOP is in disarray following the election Speaking ...
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Networks Promote President Obama Saying America ‘Should Be Ashamed’ Following School Shooting

On Tuesday morning a high school student in Oregon open fire in a high school killing another student before taking his own life. Following the tragedy, all three morning network news shows played ...
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