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ABC and NBC Ignore Report Claiming White House Lied About Prostitution Scandal

On Thursday morning, the Washington Post  reported that senior White House officials knew that an Obama volunteer hired a prostitute during the infamous Columbia prostitution scandal of ...
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CBS Buries Results of Own Poll Showing Poor Ratings for Obama, Democrats Ahead of Midterms

On Wednesday night, the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley made no mention of the results from the latest CBS News poll that gave President Obama and Democrats poor marks ahead of the November 4 ...
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CBS Highlights Mark Pryor's Selfie with Bill Clinton, Skips His Awkward Ebola Response

On Tuesday’s CBS This Morning, co-anchor Gayle King was charmed by Democratic Senate candidate Mark Pryor’s selfie with Bill Clinton as she effused: “Everybody likes a selfie.” However King, ...
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One-Sided CBS Airs Pro-Euthanasia Segment Without Dissenters

Wednesday's CBS This Morning promoted an Oregon woman's planned suicide, to the point that all three anchors of the morning show acted like cheerleaders for the cancer patient. Charlie Rose lauded ...
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John Heilemann: Clinton’s Hands Are ‘Like the Paintbrushes of Picasso’

John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, authors of the controversial 2008 campaign book Game Change, have a new show on Bloomberg called With All Due Respect and the two liberal journalists seem to be ...
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Charlie Rose Scolds Panetta: Shouldn't You Wait Until Obama's Out of Office to Criticize Him?

In an interview aired on Wednesday's CBS This Morning, co-host Charlie Rose lectured former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on criticizing President Obama in a new memoir: "There are those who say, ...
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CBS Hypes Facebook Criticism of GOP Campaign Ad: ‘Sick, Pathetic, And Disgusting’

Following a Tuesday night report in which the CBS Evening News blasted GOP campaign ads on ISIS, Wednesday’s CBS This Morning went even further in playing up the supposed outrage at a GOP ...
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CBS Blasts GOP Campaign Ads on ISIS Since Obama 'Does Have a Strategy Now’

On Tuesday evening, the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley was the only broadcast network newscast to have any coverage of the upcoming midterm elections, which are four weeks away from Tuesday. ...
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Ed Schultz: ‘People Are Better off Today Than They Were Four Years Ago.’

Ed Schultz used his opening monologue during his MSNBC show on Tuesday to paint Republicans as the “desperate” and “delusional” party in trouble ahead of the midterm elections and informed his ...
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On CNN, Marc Lamont Hill Slams 'Racist' Bill Maher for Views on Islam

Left-wing academic Marc Lamont Hill blasted atheists Bill Maher and Sam Harris on Monday's CNN Tonight for their blunt views about the Islamic faith: "When he [actor Sam Harris] says that Islam is ...
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