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Excuse Pelosi; Hope 'Moderate' Will Save GOP from Rush Limbaugh

Asked "why does it matter" what House Speaker Nancy Pelosi "knew or did not know" about the "enhanced interrogation" of terror suspects, Newsweek's Evan Thomas and NPR's Nina Totenberg failed to ...

CNN's Chetry Uses Left's Spin on Rush Limbaugh and Wanda Sykes

On Friday's American Morning, CNN anchor Kiran Chetry used the liberal talking points about Wanda Sykes and Rush Limbaugh, the two "Wingnuts of the Week," according to John Avlon of The Daily ...

CBS's Harry Smith 'Regrets' Not Speaking Out Against Iraq War

On Friday's CBS Early Show, co-host Julie Chen read some viewer email, including a question from one woman who asked: "Would you be willing to jeopardize your job to report something your bosses ...

CNN's Whitfield Hails as 'Courageous' Obama's Notre Dame Speech

Just under an hour before President Barack Obama delivered the commencement address at the University of Notre Dame on Sunday afternoon, CNN anchor Fredricka Whitfield applauded Obama's ...

CBS on Pelosi: 'Is This Over?'; ABC Hails Obama's 'Masterstroke'

A night after the CBS Evening News ignored CIA Director Leon Panetta's rebuke of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Saturday's newscast continued the blackout as anchor Jeff Glor only mentioned Pelosi in ...

Thomas Totenberg Excuse Pelosi; Thomas Hopes 'Moderate' Will Save GOP from Limbaugh

Asked "why does it matter" what House Speaker Nancy Pelosi "knew or did not know" about the "enhanced interrogation" of terror suspects, Newsweek's Evan Thomas and NPR's Nina Totenberg failed to ...

CBS and NBC Spike Panetta's Rejection of Pelosi's Smear of CIA

After ignoring for three weeks House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's denial she was briefed by the CIA about how water-boarding was being used, only to decide it was news on Thursday when Pelosi at a press ...

CBS's Smith 'Regrets' Not Speaking Out Against Iraq War

On Friday's CBS Early Show, co-host Julie Chen read some viewer email, including a question from one woman who asked: "Would you be willing to jeopardize your job to report something your bosses ...

Diane Sawyer Frets: Obama 'Caved-In' to Cheney 'Political Right'

Good Morning America co-host Diane Sawyer worried on Thursday that Barack Obama backtracked "on his pledge to release pictures of U.S. soldiers allegedly torturing terror suspects," framing the ...
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