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Chris Matthews: Catholic Bishops 'Should Stay Off Capitol Hill'

"The clergy should stay off Capitol Hill," MSNBC's Chris Matthews flatly declared on Tuesday's Hardball. Matthews fumed with disgust as Politico's Jonathan Allen told him that Catholic bishops ...

ABC, CBS Skip Most of Ft. Hood Memorial, Except for Obama - Unlike Full Coverage of Jacko Memorial

ABC and CBS aired hours of Michael Jackson' memorial service in July, but on Tuesday afternoon the two networks weren't so interested in the memorial service for the victims at Fort Hood. The two ...

Washington Post Charges 'Grand Old Purging' of Scozzafava Shows GOP 'Dysfunction'

The Washington Post is still having trouble with how the voters rejected their favorite Democrats. The bias erupted in a front page headline on Tuesday. It read:"'Scozzafava' turns into epithet: ...

Prejean Slams Olbermann, Calls Out Liberal Media Double Standards on Today

Invited on Tuesday's Today show to promote her new book, Carrie Prejean defended the latest scrutiny surrounding her as the latest example of "liberal bias in the media," of "conservative women" ...

MSNBC Frets About 'Far Right' and 'Super Conservatives Alienating GOP Centrists'

MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan anchored a segment on Tuesday's Morning Meeting that worried about the "far right" and wondered whether "super conservatives" are alienating "GOP centrists." The host ...

NBC's Todd Calls Liberal Senators Lieberman and Sanders Ideological 'Polar Opposites'

Only in the mind of a liberal media journalist would Sen. Joseph Lieberman and Sen. Bernie Sanders be considered ideological "polar opposites," but that's what NBC's Chuck Todd, during a piece ...

MSNBC's Dr. Nancy "Infuriated" By Democrat's Pro-Life Amendment

MSNBC's Dr. Nancy Snyderman went on a tear shortly after 12:30pm ET on her November 9 "Dr. Nancy" program, denouncing the "infuriating" anti-abortion Stupak Amendment to the Democratic health care ...

Flashback: ABC's Boston Legal Ridiculed Idea MD Could Be a Terrorist

Two-and-a-half years before Army Major Nidal Hasan, a Muslim medical doctor, murdered 13 at Fort Hood in Texas in what more-and-more looks like a jihadist terrorist attack, ABC's since-canceled ...

CBS Reporter Laments Economic Downturn After Fall of Berlin Wall

Reporting for CBS Sunday Morning, correspondent Mark Phillips marked the 20th anniversary of the fall the Berlin Wall by noting the economic difficulty East Germany has faced in the aftermath: "It ...

Matthews Mocks: Mark Levin Plays to All the 'Wingnuts!'

On the syndicated The Chris Matthews Show, over the weekend, conservative radio talk show host Mark Levin was mocked by Chris Matthews for playing to the "wingnuts" at a Capitol Hill rally. Before ...
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