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ABC Gushes Over Celeb Friends of Clinton and Obama, Skips Hillary's Gaffe

Good Morning America's reporters on Saturday, Sunday and Monday swooned over the celebrity fans of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. Yet, GMA's hosts found no time for the possible 2016 ...
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CBS's O'Donnell to Obama: What's the 'Most Important Thing You Can Do to Help Working Women?'

Promoting an upcoming White House summit on working families during an interview with President Obama aired on Monday's CBS This Morning, co-host Norah O'Donnell lobbed a series of softballs on ...

Washington Post's Dionne Spins for IRS Misdeeds: ‘Trying To Do What Needs To Be Done’

Liberal Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne did his best to spin on behalf of the IRS over their targeting of conservative groups during an appearance on NBC’s Meet the Press. Dionne was ...
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ABC’s Stephanopoulos to Sonia Sotomayor: Does Sexism Go Away Now That You’re On the Supreme Court?

ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, co-host of Good Morning America and moderator of This Week, sat down with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor for an interview that aired on Sunday's This Week. The ...
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NBC’s Today Peddles Obama Talking Points, Avoids Using Term ‘Illegal’ When Discussing Crisis at Border

On Sunday, June 22, NBC’s Kristen Welker did her best to cover up the fact that the more than 170,000 illegal immigrants who have been captured crossing the Mexican border since October 2013 are ...
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Networks Finally Notice IRS's 'Black Eye' Due to 'Lost' Lois Lerner E-Mails

The Big Three networks' Friday evening newscasts finally noticed the latest development in the IRS scandal after Rep. Paul Ryan grilled Commissioner John Koskinen earlier in the day. It was the ...
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CNN Hosts: Paul Ryan ‘Not a Happy Man Today,’ But IRS Scandal Exists Because GOP ‘So Mad About It’

On Friday's edition of CNN Newsroom with Don Lemon, host Don Lemon and CNN chief congressional correspondent Dana Bash made some unusual remarks in agreeing with a Republican in the form of ...
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CBS and NBC Skip New VA Scandal Outrage; ABC Gives News Just 14 Seconds

Despite the newest revelation in the Veterans Affairs scandal on Thursday that one in ten veterans have to wait at least one mont before they can get an appoint to see a doctor, CBS and NBC ...
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NBC Notices Dem Who 'Managed to Offend Democrats, Republicans, Gays, and Southerners All At Once'

After all three broadcast networks initially ignored offensive comments from former Democratic Montana Governor and possible 2016 presidential candidate Brian Schweitzer claiming outgoing ...
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NBC Gushes Over 'Outspoken Road Warrior' John Kerry; Touts 'Bromance' With Leonardo DiCaprio

Following a tough grilling of Secretary of State John Kerry in the first part of her interview aired on Thursday, on Friday, NBC Today co-host Savannah Guthrie revealed that the rest of her time ...
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