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Matthews Blares: A Vote for Scott Brown is 'Premeditated Murder for Health Care!'

Chris Matthews left no doubt for Massachusetts voters what was at stake with their vote in today's Senate election as the MSNBC host, on Tuesday's Hardball, underlined, in graphic terms, that a ...

ABC's Brian Ross Hyperventilates Over 'Secret Bible Codes' on Military Guns

Nightline's Brian Ross on Monday filed a hyperbolic report on "secret Jesus codes" that are on the sights of rifles used by the U.S. military in Afghanistan. Ross featured two voices highly ...

CNN's Yellin : 'Angry and Scared' People Caused Scott Brown's Rise

On Monday's AC360, CNN's Jessica Yellin spun the rise of Republican candidate Scott Brown as coming from "folks here in Massachusetts [who] are feeling angry and scared. They're angry and scared ...

NBC Reporter Accuses Scott Brown of Ducking GOP Label

On Tuesday's Today show NBC's Kelly O'Donnell - apparently reaching to find something negative to say about the surging Scott Brown - accused the Republican Massachusetts Senate candidate of ...

CBS's Rodriguez Excuses Possible Dem Delay On Seating Scott Brown

Appearing on Tuesday's CBS Early Show, Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele criticized potential Democratic efforts to delay seating Republican Scott Brown as the Senator from ...

New White House Comm. Director: Fox News 'Not A Traditional News Organization'

During a Monday video interview with the New York Times' The Caucus blog, the new White House communications director Dan Pfeiffer, joined his predecessor Anita Dunn in declaring that Fox News ...

A Glum Stephanopoulos: Dems 'Hoping for a Miracle' in Mass, Party Braced for 'Big Defeat'

On Tuesday's Good Morning America, former Democratic operative turned journalist George Stephanopoulos appeared glum about the prospects of Democrats in Massachusetts' special Senate election. He ...

MSNBC Host Smears Brown As "Supporter of Violence Against Women"

In an obvious last-minute attempt to tip the vote in Massachusetts, MSNBC's Keith Olbermann unleashed against GOP Senate candidate Scott Brown on Monday's Countdown, calling him "an irresponsible, ...

Reporters Still Buying That Wright Mess Was Obama's Finest Hour

The Washington Post's Howard Kurtz found it amazing Barack Obama was portrayed so well in background quotes provided by Obama's own aides to the authors of 'Game Change.' Kurtz credibly recounted ...

ABC Empathizes with White House: a Coakley Loss 'Shakespearean,' 'Tragedy of Greek Proportions'

ABC on Monday night again empathized with the Obama White House's disbelief that they could lose "Ted Kennedy's Senate seat" - and thus ObamaCare - if Republican Scott Brown beats Democrat Martha ...
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