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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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O'Reilly Cites 'Stunning' MRC Study on Nets Ignoring Midterms; Carville Tries to Dismiss It

On his Fox News show Thursday night, host Bill O'Reilly cited the Media Research Center study on the network evening newscasts censoring coverage of the 2014 midterms: "Eight years ago, the ...
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ABC, NBC Continue to Ignore Report on Violent Illegals; Cover Real Housewives Jail Sentence, Marlins Fan Instead

On Thursday night, ABC and NBC continued to make no mention of a damning report by USA Today that the Obama administration covered up the release of illegal immigrants from prisons who had ...
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CNN's Carol Costello Apologizes for Laughing at Assault of Bristol Palin

After being “roundly criticized” for laughing at audio of Bristol Palin’s account of being assaulted by a man and thrown to the ground, CNN’s Carol Costello issued an apology to the Palin ...
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Andrea Mitchell Frets: Will Canada 'Discriminate' Like U.S. After 9/11?

Talking to a Canadian member of Parliament on Thursday, MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell wondered about the threat of bigotry in that country's reaction to a terrorist shooting. Comparing Canada to ...
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CNBC's Harwood Reacts to MRC Study, Excuses Media Silence on Midterms

On Thursday's Squawk Box on CNBC, host Joe Kernen cited the Media Research Center's latest study showing the Big Three network evening newscasts have barely noticed the anti-Obama midterm election ...
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