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CNN’s Cuomo Lashes Out at Arizona Sheriff; Accuses Him of ‘Villainizing’ Illegal Immigrant Children

On Wednesday’s New Day on CNN, co-host Chris Cuomo invited on Pinal County, Arizona Sheriff Paul Babeu and proceeded to accuse him of misinformation, “blowing” the crisis of illegal immigration ...
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Networks Gush Over Jon Stewart's 'Creative' Softballs to Hillary, Getting 'Real Answers'

On Wednesday, all three network morning shows eagerly promoted Hillary Clinton's friendly chat with Jon Stewart on Tuesday's Daily Show. On NBC's Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie praised Stewart ...
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‘Big Three’ Continue to Champion Jose Antonio Vargas: ‘America’s Most Famous Undocumented Immigrant’

Jose Antonio Vargas, a 31-year-old illegal immigrant, was detained by border patrol agents while trying to board a plane from McAllen, Texas without proper documentation. Following his arrest, the ...
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Blackout: ‘Big Three’ Ignore AG Holder’s Claim That ‘Racial Animus’ Behind Dislike of Obama’s Policies

Attorney General Eric Holder spoke with ABC’s Pierre Thomas over the weekend and made highlt controversial comments in which he claimed that the lack of support for President Obama’s policies ...
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NBC Continues Blackout of Latest VA Hearing, Highlights Giant African Snails Instead

On Monday night, the House Veterans Affairs Committee held a highly contentious hearing featuring Allison Hickey, chief of the VA’s benefits division and VA whistleblower Kristen Ruell. Despite ...
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NBC Ignores VA Whistle-Blower Hearing; ABC Gives News Only 23 Seconds

On Tuesday morning, NBC’s Today refused to cover the latest news in the Veterans Affairs scandal as the House Veterans Affairs Committee heard testimony Monday night from additional ...
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Howard Stern Sees Ratings Gold for 'Today' if Savannah 'Kills Matt on Camera'

During a simulcast of NBC's Today and Howard Stern's SiriusXM radio show on Tuesday, the outspoken America's Got Talent host suggested a way for the network morning show to boost its ratings: "You ...
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NBC Reporter Acts As Hamas Spokesman, Denies Terror Group Uses Civilians As Human Shields

Reporting from the Gaza Strip during MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports on July 14, NBC foreign correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin, formerly of Al Jazerra and CNN, parroted Hamas denials that it ...
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ABC and NBC Continue to Ignore Latest In VA Scandal

ABC and NBC continued their tradition of ignoring the latest controversy surrounding the Veterans Affairs department. On Monday morning, only CBS This Morning covered the news that ...
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ABC, NBC Ignore Latest on VA Scandal; CBS Allows a Scant 21 Seconds

Of the three morning shows on Monday, NBC and ABC ignored the latest controversy enveloping the scandal-plagued Veterans Affairs department. Only CBS This Morning bothered to cover the news that ...
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