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Brokaw on Letterman: Syria Not Obama's 'Finest Moment,' Probably Emboldened Putin

Appearing on Thursday's CBS Late Show aired early Friday morning, former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw discussed the Russian invasion of Ukraine with host David Letterman and observed: ...
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Adoring Fan Savannah Guthrie Fawns Over Left-Wing Lena Dunham: 'Voice of Her Generation'

Introducing a gushing interview with HBO Girls star Lena Dunham aired on Friday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie eagerly proclaimed: "You know, to call her the voice of her generation might ...
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MSNBC's Chuck Todd Hypes Liberal 'Rising Star,' Promotes 'Mr. Castro Goes to Washington'

MSNBC's Chuck Todd on Friday eagerly promoted "rising star" Joaquin Castro, a Democratic Congressman from Texas. On the same program that he suggested Republicans don't care about minorities, Todd ...
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Luke Russert: Will GOP Nominate Cruz or Paul and Have a 'Barry Goldwater Moment?'

MSNBC journalist Luke Russert on Thursday reported lon the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) and dismissed two potential presidential candidates. Russert wondered if the ...
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Chuck Todd Uses Low CPAC Panel Attendance to Claim GOP Doesn't Care About Minorities

On MSNBC's Daily Rundown on Friday, NBC political director and host Chuck Todd used low attendance at a Conservative Political Action Conference panel discussion to take a cheap shot at ...
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Chris Matthews Bizarrely Compares CPAC to Star Wars Cantina

MSNBC's Chris Matthews compared the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) to the cantina from Star Wars in a bizarre rant on Thursday's Hardball. Matthews trashed the gathering and ...
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CNN's Erin Burnett Asks Democrat If Darrell Issa Should Lose His Chairmanship

On Thursday's OutFront, CNN's Erin Burnett teed up Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings to call for Rep. Darrell Issa's ouster as chairman of the House Oversight Committee. After a hearing where ...
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NBC and CBS See IRS Investigation Hitting 'Dead End' After Democratic Outburst; ABC Still Ignores

Both NBC's Today and CBS This Morning on Thursday saw the beginning of the end of an investigation into the Obama administration's IRS scandal following tirade by Democratic Congressman ...
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ABC Frets Over Pro-American Cadillac Ad: 'Arrogant' and Xenophobic?

The journalists at Good Morning America were sufficiently provoked by a new pro-American Cadillac commercial that they devoted a whole segment to wondering if the spot was "arrogant" and ...
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CNN Legal Analyst Rips Mall's Hoodie Ban: 'Akin...to Stop and Frisk'; 'Racial Profiling'

Sunny Hostin blasted an Indiana mall's ban of people wearing raised hoodies on Thursday's New Day: "This is...akin, in my view...to 'stop and frisk' – to the pretext of 'stop and frisk' – and I ...
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