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Networks Skip Former HHS Secretary Sebelius Suggesting ‘Financial Literacy’ of Americans Is ‘Very Low’

In an interview with USA Today published on its website Tuesday, former Obama administration Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius tried to distance herself from the numerous ...
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CBS’s Pelley to NYPD Commissioner: ‘What Does a Black Man in NYC Have to Fear from the NYPD?’

During an appearance on Thursday’s CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley, New York City Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner Bill Bratton was asked by anchor Scott Pelley if African-American men had ...
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Ex-Obama Aide Debunks the Media's 'Gruber Who?' Narrative

A former top aide to Barack Obama appeared on CNBC, Thursday, and demolished the narrative, promoted by the administration and some in the media, that Jonathan Gruber is minor figure. ...
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WashPost Touts Dem 'Strike Team' Pushing Immigration Propaganda to Press

In an article for The Washington Post on Thursday, congressional reporter Ed O'Keefe highlighted Democratic efforts to assemble an "Immigration Strike Team" to provide "a rapid response force to ...
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Rosie O'Donnell Links Garner Case to America's 'Systemic Racism'

View co-host Rosie O'Donnell on Thursday broadened the non-indictment in the Eric Garner case as proof of "systemic racism in the United States." While the other co-hosts focused on the case, ...
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NBC Ignores 17 States Suing Obama Over Immigration Order

While both ABC's Good Morning America and CBS This Morning on Thursday offered brief reports on seventeen states suing the Obama administration over the President's executive order granting ...
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ABC Still Ignores Obama Donor/Former Soap Opera Producer Being Named Ambassador to Hungary

On Wednesday night, ABC became the only major broadcast network to not have covered the controversy over President Obama’s choice to name former soap opera producer and Obama reelection campaign ...
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Top Obama Cabinet Official Grilled By Congress, Nets Ignore

In theory, a major cabinet official going to Capitol Hill and being grilled by members of Congress would be news. But Barack Obama's Department of Homeland Security secretary faced withering ...
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Returning to NBC, Nancy Snyderman Finally Admits She Violated Ebola Quarantine

After a two-month leave of absence following her violation of an Ebola quarantine, NBC's chief medical editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman returned to the network with an appearance on Wednesday's Today ...
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Brian Williams Slow-Jams The (Biased) News on Obama's Immigration Power Grab

Appearing on Tuesday's Tonight Show, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams joined host Jimmy Fallon in "slow-jamming the news" about President Obama's executive order granting amnesty to millions ...
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