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CNN's Pereira Swoons Over President Obama's Parental Advice to Kate Bolduan

CNN's Michaela Pereira gushed over President Obama on Monday's New Day, after co-anchor Kate Bolduan asked for "any best advice for first-time parents" (Bolduan is pregnant with her first child): ...
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CNN's Bolduan Rips Conservative Super PAC's 'Sexist' Jab at Hillary's 'Shopping Sprees'

On Monday's New Day, CNN's Kate Bolduan blasted conservative super PAC America Rising for a supposedly bigoted attack on Hillary Clinton. The group recently attacked the former secretary of state ...
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McCain Spokesman Slams Chuck Todd's 'Liberal Bias' After NBC Reporter Mocks Senator on Open Mic

Just prior to President Obama's Thursday press conference on Iraq, NBC's chief White House correspondent and political director Chuck Todd was caught on an open mic joking that Republican ...
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MSNBC’s Halperin: If IRS Scandal Happened Under GOP President, ‘This Story Would Be a National Obsession’

Mark Halperin, a frequent panelist on MSNBC’s Morning Joe and Time magazine's senior political analyst, made an intriguing observation on Monday’s show about the IRS scandal. After saying ...
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ABC Gushes Over Celeb Friends of Clinton and Obama, Skips Hillary's Gaffe

Good Morning America's reporters on Saturday, Sunday and Monday swooned over the celebrity fans of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. Yet, GMA's hosts found no time for the possible 2016 ...
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CBS's O'Donnell to Obama: What's the 'Most Important Thing You Can Do to Help Working Women?'

Promoting an upcoming White House summit on working families during an interview with President Obama aired on Monday's CBS This Morning, co-host Norah O'Donnell lobbed a series of softballs on ...

Washington Post's Dionne Spins for IRS Misdeeds: ‘Trying To Do What Needs To Be Done’

Liberal Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne did his best to spin on behalf of the IRS over their targeting of conservative groups during an appearance on NBC’s Meet the Press. Dionne was ...
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ABC’s Stephanopoulos to Sonia Sotomayor: Does Sexism Go Away Now That You’re On the Supreme Court?

ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, co-host of Good Morning America and moderator of This Week, sat down with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor for an interview that aired on Sunday's This Week. The ...
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NBC’s Today Peddles Obama Talking Points, Avoids Using Term ‘Illegal’ When Discussing Crisis at Border

On Sunday, June 22, NBC’s Kristen Welker did her best to cover up the fact that the more than 170,000 illegal immigrants who have been captured crossing the Mexican border since October 2013 are ...
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Networks Finally Notice IRS's 'Black Eye' Due to 'Lost' Lois Lerner E-Mails

The Big Three networks' Friday evening newscasts finally noticed the latest development in the IRS scandal after Rep. Paul Ryan grilled Commissioner John Koskinen earlier in the day. It was the ...
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