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Krauthammer on Press/Obama: 'The Hot Sex is Over, They're In the Cigarette Stage'

NPR's Nina Totenberg scolded the adversarial approach some took to Obama during Tuesday's press conference, but on Inside Washington columnist Charles Krauthammer rejected the notion the media's ...

No Party Tag for Conyers' Wife; Just 20 Secs on 'Cap and Trade' Amidst 95% Jackson

Friday night's newscasts spent 95% of their time on Michael Jackson. Only ABC reported how Monica Conyers, a Detroit city councilwoman married to U.S. House Democrat John Conyers, pled guilty to ...

Morning Shows Devote Almost an Hour to Hyping Sanford Story

The three network morning shows on Thursday devoted a staggering 18 segments to the revelation that South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford was having an affair with a woman from Argentina, adding up ...

CNN Omits Democrats' Sex Scandals, Zeroes-in on GOP

CNN's Ali Velshi on Thursday ignored all the past sex scandals involving Democrats in recent years as he focused on "another sex scandal involving a leading Republican." When his guest, Tony ...

Sam Donaldson: It's Hard to Forgive Bible-thumping GOPers for Their Sex Scandals

ABC's Sam Donaldson appeared on Thursday's Good Morning America to talk about the developing Mark Sanford scandal and loudly assert that it's hard to forgive Bible-thumping Republicans for their ...

NBC, CBS, and ABC Highlight Sanford's GOP Label; Downplayed Label For Disgraced Dem

In the wake of South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford's admission to having an affair, evening and morning newscasts on NBC, CBS, and ABC all immediately identified him as a Republican. In contrast, ...

Former Clinton Aide Stephanopoulos: Dems Have a Harder Time Surviving Sex Scandals

Former Clinton operative George Stephanopoulos appeared on Thursday's Good Morning America to bizarrely assert that Democrats have a harder times surviving sex scandals than Republicans. While ...

Lauer Labels Sanford a Republican but Omits 'D' Next to McGreevey

NBC's Matt Lauer, at the top of Thursday's Today show, was careful to note the party affiliation of Mark Sanford as he announced "The political future of South Carolina's governor Mark Sanford, a ...

Couric Trots Out Tony Blair to Defend Obama on Iran

"President Obama's response to the government crackdown has been criticized by some Republicans as timid," Katie Couric noted on Wednesday's CBS Evening News as she featured a retort: "Today, in ...

ABC Endorses ObamaCare Premise: 'The Need is Obvious'

Hours before ABC's prime time special with President Obama from the White House, a World News piece conveyed the public's doubts that Obama will achieve his goals, but also endorsed Obama's ...
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