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MSNBC’s Krystal Ball, Guest Blame ISIS Waterboarding on Abu Ghraib and Gitmo

MSNBC’s Krystal Ball substituted for Ronan Farrow as host of his MSNBC show on Friday and remarked with a guest during a segment on the Islamic terror group ISIS that their reported waterboarding ...
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Networks Defend Obama as ‘Critics Pounced’ and Took 'Too Literally' His ‘No Strategy Yet’ Remarks on ISIS

On Friday morning, the major broadcast networks were out in full force to defend President Obama after his remarks at a press conference Thursday afternoon in which he said that “we don’t have a ...
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As Obama Admits 'We Don't Have a Strategy' in Syria, Nets Obsess Over President's Suit

Although all three networks covered Barack Obama's admission on Thursday that "we don't have a strategy" for responding to Islamic militants in Syria, ABC, CBS and NBC journalists were really ...
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Ed Show Guest: Former NFL Coach Mike Ditka Was a 'Segregation-Era' Player Who Dictated 'His Will' to 'Black Players'

To close out his MSNBC show on Thursday, Ed Schultz invited on a Native American social activist to discuss the push by liberals and sympathetic members of the sports media to force the NFL’s ...
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NBC and ABC Ignore Obama Fundraising Trip Snarling Holiday Travel, CBS Barely Mentions

Despite a Thursday New York Post report that President Obama's upcoming Labor Day weekend fundraising junket would shut down airspace across the northeast and hurt business for local pilots, ...
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AP, Politico, WashPo Reporters Fail to Completely Read Report on Phoenix VA Hospital

As reported on Tuesday night, two of the three major broadcast networks covered a new report from the Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Veterans Affairs on the scandal-ridden ...
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Bloomberg’s Jeanne Cummings Claims GOP Wants To Take Away Birth Control

Appearing on MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports on Thursday afternoon, Jeanne Cummings, Deputy Managing Editor for Bloomberg News, decided to attack the GOP over their supposed problem with ...
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As Diane Sawyer Signs-Off, a Look Back at Her Fawning Chats With Repressive Dictators

World News anchor and long-time ABC journalist Diane Sawyer signed off for the last time on Wednesday night. The host's final show included a music montage as she offered a behind the scenes look ...
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Chuck Todd: Women Reject GOP 'Crazy White Guys' With 'Crazy Theories' About Contraception

In an interview with Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus on MSNBC's The Daily Rundown on Thursday, host and incoming Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd proposed a cause for the ...
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CBS Promotes Dem. Senator on Receiving End of ‘Sexist Comments’ from Male Colleagues

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) is out with a new book in which she claims several of her male colleagues made comments about her weight following the birth of her second child. CBS This ...
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