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Networks Ignore Gallup Poll Showing Obama Approval Rating at an All-Time Low

The evening newscasts for the major broadcast networks came and went on Thursday night and ABC, CBS, and NBC refused to cover a new poll from Gallup that showed President Barack Obama’s approval ...
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WSJ: Healthcare.Gov Hacked in July; Networks Fail to Cover

Late Thursday afternoon, The Wall Street Journal reported that a hacker broke into a portion of the government-run website Healthcare.gov back “in July and uploaded malicious software” to the site ...
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Another 9/11 Truther Hired By the Mainstream Media: Donte Stallworth to Huff Post

Liberal journalists are fond of assailing conservatives as a bunch of birthers and conspiracy kooks, but don't seem to have a problem with hiring individuals who embrace the belief that the United ...
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Shock: CNN's Lemon Strongly Hints Islam is 'More Violent' Than Other Religions

Don Lemon surprisingly shot down a common moral equivalency argument in defense of the Islamic faith during a panel discussion on Wednesday's CNN Tonight. Lemon asked, "Is Islam a more violent ...
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Mark Halperin on 2016: Hillary is 'Far and Away the Class of the Field'

Appearing on Tuesday’s edition of PBS’s Charlie Rose show, Game Change co-author Mark Halperin said Hillary Clinton’s poor performance during her recent book tour was nothing to worry about ...
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ABC Ignores Growing Bipartisan Criticism of Obama's ISIS Indecision

While both NBC's Today and CBS This Morning on Thursday highlighted Republicans and Democrats in Congress taking President Obama to task for failing to have a strategy to combat the ISIS ...
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Liberal Rosie Perez Joins Liberal Rosie O'Donnell and a Palin-Basher as New 'View' Hosts

ABC officially announced on Thursday that liberal actress Rosie Perez will join liberal comedienne Rosie O'Donnell and Sarah Palin-Basher Nicolle Wallace as the three new hosts of The View. The ...
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NBC's Russert : NFL Teams Slow to Sign Michael Sam After Release ‘Because He's Gay'

Filling in for Alex Wagner on her MSNBC show Wednesday, Luke Russert had a segment on NFL player and defensive end Michael Sam, who was signed earlier in the day to the Dallas Cowboys after being ...
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NBC’s Brian Williams: Obama ‘Appeared to Be Clear and Unambiguous’ on ISIS

On Wednesday night’s NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams ignored President Obama’s mixed signals regarding how his administration intends to deal with the threat of the Islamic ...
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CNN's Lemon Spotlights Obama's Briefing on ISIS A Year Ago; NYT's Kristof Downplays Report

On Tuesday's CNN Tonight, Don Lemon spotlighted the scoop that President Obama received briefings on ISIS "for at least a year" before the extreme Islamist group's blitzkrieg across northern Iraq ...
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