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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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ABC and NBC Barely Mention Obama Approval 'Near Record Lows'; CBS Ignores

On Tuesday, ABC's Good Morning America and NBC's Today, offered mere seconds on President Obama's approval rating hitting "near record lows" amid his reluctance to aggressively combat ISIS ...
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Clift Crushed Bush's Coalition Building in 2003, Takes it Easy on Obama Now

In the 2003 run-up to the Iraq war Eleanor Clift mocked George W. Bush’s 39-nation strong “coalition of the willing” as the “bullied and the bribed,” but fast forward to today and The Daily ...
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ABC Ignores Start of Ray Nagin's Prison Term; NBC Gives Story Only 15 Seconds

Beginning on Monday afternoon, Democrat and former Mayor of New Orleans Ray Nagin began a 10-year prison sentence for corruption charges that were as result of his actions following the landfall ...
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CNN Guests: 'Handcuffed' Obama 'Has Very Little Ability to Sway' Global 'Crises'

On Monday's New Day on CNN, Jonathan Martin of the New York Times and Bloomberg's Margaret Tavel ran to President Obama's defense over his handling of ISIS. Martin hyped that "the President is in ...
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With Midterms Looming, Chris Matthews Spies Sexism from GOP Candidate Thom Tillis

MSNBC may be gearing up for another election season of  the "war on women." The Hardball host on Friday speculated whether the Republican senatorial candidate from North Carolina engaged in ...
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