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Brokaw Digs: Americans Helping Haiti, 'Rush Limbaugh Aside'

NBC's Tom Brokaw, on Monday's Today show, joined in the chorus of those depicting Rush Limbaugh as some sort of insensitive lout who doesn't want Americans to donate to the Haitian earthquake ...

ABC's Stephanopoulos Worries: If Coakley Goes Down, What's 'Plan B' for ObamaCare?

Assuming bad news for the Democrats in Tuesday's special Senate election in Massachusetts, ABC's George Stephanopoulos on Monday worried about a "Plan B" for passing ObamaCare: "You have top ...

CBS's Rodriguez: If GOP Wins in Massachusetts, Can Dems Slow Swearing In?

While concluding a story on the Massachusetts Senate race on Monday's CBS Early Show, co-host Maggie Rodriguez acknowledged the possibility that Republican Scott Brown could win the long held ...

Halperin: Obama's Done 'Extraordinary Job'; Woodward: He's No European Socialist

On Sunday's Meet the Press, Mark Halperin of Time and formerly with ABC News, hailed Barack Obama as having done "an extraordinary job [as President]...under difficult circumstances." On the same ...

Blame Republicans' "Unified Opposition" for Obama's Woes?

On Sunday's Today, co-anchor Jenna Wolfe targeted the state of the economy and Republican opposition - not the substance of President Obama's policies - for his drop in popularity. Wolfe lectured ...

NBC: 'Historic Upset' in MA 'Political Crisis' for Obama

On Saturday's Today, co-anchor Amy Robach referred to a potential Republican victory in the Massachusetts Senate race as "a crisis potentially looming here at home" for President Obama. Guest Joe ...

Actor Danny Glover Blames Global Warming for Haiti Earthquake

Far-left actor Danny Glover, during an online interview this week, proposed global warming caused the devastating earthquake in Haiti: "They're all in peril because of global warming....When we ...

Ad for Chris Matthews Special Derides Tea Party Protesters Who Are 'Threatened' by Black President

An ad for a new Chris Matthews special featured the MSNBC host complaining about tea party protesters who are "threatened" by an African American President. As pictures of protests appeared ...

Rasmussen Reports: Voters See Media As Liberal, Biased, Too Powerful

A new survey from Scott Rasmussen finds that more than half of all voters (51%) believe "the average reporter is more liberal than they are," and two-thirds (67%) think the media have "too much ...

CBS 'Early Show' Celebrates The Obamas' First Year in the White House

On Friday's CBS Early Show, People magazine editor Betsy Gleick discussed the latest issue, featuring an interview with Barack and Michelle Obama on their one-year anniversary in the White House, ...
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