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NBC: ISIS Forcing 'Reluctant' Obama to Be 'Wartime President'

At the end of a report on Wednesday's NBC Today about President Obama's upcoming speech on combating ISIS terrorists, correspondent Peter Alexander sympathetically observed: "The primetime nature ...
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Holder Aide Accidentally Calls Issa's Office for Help in Spinning IRS Scandal, Nets Don't Report

An aide to Eric Holder, who thought he was calling Democratic congressman Elijah Cummings’ office for help on leaking documents to selected reporters, accidentally spilled the beans of the latest ...
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Blackout: 300 Days Since ABC's 'Nightline' Covered ObamaCare

As of September 10, 2014, it's been 300 days since ABC's Nightline covered ObamaCare. In the 43 weeks since November 14, 2013, the show has avoided problems with the health care law and instead ...
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ABC, NBC Ignore Lack of Specifics in Previewing Obama’s ISIS Speech

On Tuesday night, ABC’s World News Tonight with David Muir and NBC Nightly News omitted from their coverage any mention that President Obama’s upcoming speech to the country on Wednesday night ...
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ABC Skips Own Poll Showing Record Lows for Obama on Leadership and Foreign Policy

Tuesday evening marked a return to ignoring President Obama’s poll numbers for ABC News as its evening newscast, World News Tonight with David Muir, failed to report on the latest ABC ...
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Bill Maher Compares Mitt Romney to a Jellyfish; ‘Future Looks Bright If You’re a Spineless Glob of Goo’

Appearing on Monday night’s Late Show with David Letterman, liberal talk show host Bill Maher joked with David Letterman and the audience about the drought in California (where he lives) and after ...
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CNN's Lemon Uses Bill Maher Tweet to Revisit 'Islam is a Violent Religion' Debate

Don Lemon returned to the question of whether Islam is an inherently violent religion on Monday's CNN Tonight, as he interviewed Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison and author Reza Aslan. Lemon turned ...
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Chuck Todd: Hillary 2016 Obstacle? Liberal Media is Sick of Her

On Monday, NBC’s Chuck Todd came on PBS’s Charlie Rose show and handicapped Hillary Clinton’s 2016 prospects and the new Meet The Press host stunningly predicted one of Clinton’s biggest ...
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NBC's Lauer Asks Dem Senator Why She Didn't 'Call Out' Sexist Colleagues

In an interview with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer asked the New York Democrat about accusations in her new memoir of male congressional colleagues making ...
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ABC, NBC Skip: Family of Beheaded American Slams Obama for Treating Them Like 'Pawns'

A family spokesman for an American who was beheaded in Iraq appeared on CNN, Monday, and slammed the Obama administration's handling of the death. Barak Barfi accused the White House of ...
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