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Andrea Mitchell Celebrates Fidel Castro’s 88th Birthday

MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell’s love affair with former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro reared its ugly head once again on Wednesday, August 13 when she hyped the socialist’s 88th birthday. Appearing on her ...
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NBC Touts 'Defiant' Edward Snowden Telling Wired Magazine: 'I Feel Like A Patriot'

On Wednesday, NBC's Today devoted a nearly four-minute segment to promoting a fawning interview that Wired magazine conducted with NSA leaker Edward Snowden. Despite introducing the story by ...
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GMA Devotes More Time to 2015 'Star Wars' Movie Than to Iraq

What's more important? The ongoing slaughter of refugees in a rapidly deteriorating Iraq or the December 2015 Star Wars film? According to  the journalists at Good Morning America, the answer ...
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Actor Russell Brand Drags 'Angry' Fox News Viewers into Eulogy of Robin Williams

Actor Russell Brand’s hatred for Fox News is so intense he couldn’t get through his eulogy of Robin Williams without taking a shot at the network’s “angry” viewers. In Tuesday’s online edition ...
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‘Big Three’ Provide Damage Control Following Clinton-Obama Feud, Insist Two Will ‘Hug It Out’

On Wednesday, August 13, all three network morning shows did their best to minimize the conflict between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Obama following Clinton’s criticism ...
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‘Big Three’ Networks Ignore White House Reversing Lobbyist Ban

On Tuesday, August 12, Politico’s Byron Tau reported how the Obama White House is planning to “reverse a key part of its ban on registered lobbyists serving in government.” Despite yet ...
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CNBC's Harwood: World 'Blowing Up' Under Obama Is 'Big Problem' for Hillary Clinton

Appearing on CNBC's Squawk Box Tuesday morning, the business network's chief Washington correspondent John Harwood acknowledged that President Obama's failed foreign policy would be an ...
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U.S. Spokesman for Iraqi-Christians on MSNBC: ISIS Carrying Out ‘A Full-Blown Genocide’

On Tuesday morning, MSNBC and Telemundo anchor Jose Diaz-Balart brought a guest on his MSNBC show to discuss the targeted killing and persecution of Christians in Iraq at the hands of the ...
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ABC and NBC Ignore Heartbreaking Video of Iraqis Desperately Escaping ISIS Terror

Only CBS This Morning on Tuesday bothered to cover the heartbreaking video of Iraqi refugees rushing a helicopter in a desperate attempt to escape the violence of the terrorist group ISIS. NBC's ...
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NBC’s Williams Pushes White House Narrative on Obama Vacation: ‘It’s a Working Vacation’

In the wake of the recent surge of violence in northern Iraq, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams did his best to push the White House line that President Obama’s summer vacation was ...
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