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MSNBC Hosts Slam 'Patronizing' Questions by GOP Senator to Sotomayor

MSNBC hosts Tamron Hall and David Shuster on Tuesday repeatedly grumbled at the tough questions Senator Lindsey Graham posed to Sonia Sotomayor. At one point during live coverage, Shuster derided ...

Maggie Rodriguez Brings La Raza Perspective to CBS

A cover story in the June edition of Latino Magazine, discussed CBS Early Show co-host Maggie Rodriguez's efforts to "...educate her peers on how to be cognizant of Latino viewers, by pushing ...

CBS Again Insists Sotomayor No Ideologue; Scant Attention to Plunge in Obama's Approval

CBS's Wyatt Andrews insisted Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor cannot be categorized ideologically and highlighted "the first spotlight moment for...Al Franken who cast himself as new but ...

Chris Matthews Show Panelists Say Obama More Conservative Than Radical

Over the weekend, on his syndicated The Chris Matthews Show, Chris Matthews asked his media panel if Barack Obama was governing as "more clearly a radical like FDR was, or more like a true ...

Chris Matthews Develops Another 'Thrill,' This Time Over Sotomayor

During live coverage of Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation hearing on Monday, MSNBC's Chris Matthews gushed about the judge, saying "Well, I'm getting one of those thrills I get about America. I'm ...

CBS's Sunday Morning Airs Indictment of Media from Aunt of Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

CBS gave only 13 secs Monday night to the deaths of seven soldiers in Afghanistan, but CBS's Sunday Morning should be commended for giving the aunt, of a soldier killed the same day Michael ...

CBS's Smith Sees No Liberal Activism In Sotomayor Record

Responding to Senator Jeff Sessions describing Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor as a "typical liberal activist judge" CBS Early Show co-host Harry Smith argued: "You feel like her record ...

CBS: Sotomayor 'Perfect Nominee,' An 'All-American Story'

On Monday, CBS correspondent Wyatt Andrews reported on the beginning of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor and declared: "To Democrats, Sotomayor is the perfect ...

MSNBC Labels Obama Stare Photo 'Right Wing Smear;' Singles Out Drudge, Fox

MSNBC's David Shuster and Tamron Hall labeled the circulation of a photo of President Obama allegedly glancing at a teenager's posterior a "right wing smear," and singled out Fox News and Drudge ...

Today Showcases Hotel Obama in Ghana

In yet another moment of Obama puffery the Today show highlighted a hotel dedicated to Barack Obama.
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