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Chris Matthews Bizarrely Compares CPAC to Star Wars Cantina
3/7/2014 1:05 AM ET
MSNBC's Chris Matthews compared the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) to the cantina from Star Wars in a bizarre rant on Thursday's Hardball. Matthews trashed the gathering and ...
CNN's Erin Burnett Asks Democrat If Darrell Issa Should Lose His Chairmanship
3/7/2014 1:04 AM ET
On Thursday's OutFront, CNN's Erin Burnett teed up Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings to call for Rep. Darrell Issa's ouster as chairman of the House Oversight Committee. After a hearing where ...
More Time for Dance-Off and Sunken Corvettes Than Another ObamaCare Delay
3/6/2014 10:27 AM ET
After being the lone network to report ObamaCare's newest delay on Wednesday morning, CBS dropped the story on Wednesday evening's newscast. Both NBC and ABC reported the news -- very ...
ABC and CBS Ignore IRS Scandal Hearing; NBC Frets Over Darrell Issa Cutting Democrat's Mic
3/6/2014 10:11 AM ET
Although President Obama's former IRS chief refused to answer questions about the IRS scandal she is at the center of, NBC's Brian Williams instead lamented the behavior of GOP congressman ...
Obama Set to Delay Another Health Care Mandate; Networks Ignore
3/5/2014 12:47 AM ET
President Obama will be enacting yet another delay for ObamaCare, but the networks were silent about the prospect of it on Tuesday night. The administration is set to allow insurers to keep ...
Brian Williams Frames Arizona Religious Freedom Bill as Akin to Segregation
2/28/2014 3:24 PM ET
On Tuesday's Nightly News, NBC's Brian Williams outright framed the Arizona bill protecting the religious freedom of business owners as akin to segregation and Jim Crow laws. CBS and ABC at ...
Birth Control Mandate? Wolf Blitzer Doesn't Think Religious Liberty Is Threatened
2/26/2014 10:56 PM ET
CNN's Wolf Blitzer hounded Rep. Michele Bachmann over Arizona's religious freedom bill on Wednesday and "disagreed" that religious beliefs of business owners are being violated when they are ...
Chris Matthews: Communists Were Right, U.S. Run by Wealthy Elites
2/19/2014 1:02 AM ET
Chris Matthews quoted the communists on Tuesday to argue that the unlimited spending allowed by the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision is turning U.S. elections into a sham. "This is ...
ABC, NBC Ignore Estimate That Minimum Wage Hike Would Cost 500,000 Jobs; CBS Reports
2/19/2014 12:56 AM ET
CBS was the only network on Tuesday evening to highlight a CBO report that President Obama's proposal to hike the minimum wage would cost 500,000 jobs. The CBO report stated that despite an ...
CNN Touts Obama's 'Victory Lap' on ObamaCare Numbers, But Ignores Concern from Insurers
2/15/2014 12:30 AM ET
CNN gave a prime exhibition of lazy journalism on Friday's The Situation Room when it touted Obama's "victory lap" because of "new ObamaCare enrollment numbers" without fact-checking ...
ABC Gives Sympathetic Look at Polygamist Family
2/15/2014 12:19 AM ET
On Friday night’s World News, ABC’s Cecilia Vega gave a sympathetic portrayal of a polygamist family featured on TLC’s Sister Wives. Although Vega gave voice to critics of the Brown ...
Chris Matthews Charges GOP Is Becoming 'the Party of Jefferson Davis,' Abe Lincoln a 'RINO'
2/14/2014 10:38 AM ET
MSNBC’s Chris Matthews ranted on Thursday that the GOP, the “party of Lincoln,” is becoming “the party of Jefferson Davis.” How is the GOP becoming like the old Confederacy? For Matthews, the ...
Networks Won't Call Convicted Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin a Democrat
2/14/2014 10:28 AM ET
None of the network evening newscasts identified ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin as a Democrat when reporting on his conviction of 20 counts of corruption on Wednesday. The ABC World News ...
Networks Ignore Possible Unconstitutionality of Obama's Extending Another Employer Mandate Delay
2/11/2014 10:39 AM ET
On Monday evening’s newscasts, none of the networks recognized the controversy of President Obama possibly acting outside the Constitution to delay ObamaCare’s employer mandate. The ...
NBC Frets Over 'Brutal' Attack on Hillary from 'Anti-Clinton' Web Site
2/11/2014 10:20 AM ET
Instead of treating Hillary Clinton as a possible presidential candidate who must be vetted, NBC framed her as a sympathetic victim of a "brutal" and personal attack on Monday's Nightly News. ...
Ed Schultz to Sandra Fluke: Rush Limbaugh 'Did You a Favor'
2/7/2014 3:20 PM ET
On Thursday's Ed Show, MSNBC's Ed Schultz gleefully reminded guest Sandra Fluke of when Rush Limbaugh called her a "slut," but completely ignored his own suspension from MSNBC for saying the ...
Chris Matthews Rants 'Why Do People Hate This President So Much?'
2/7/2014 3:14 PM ET
MSNBC's Chris Matthews ranted on Thursday that every Republican criticism of Obama – Benghazi, the IRS scandal, ObamaCare – is just a cover for the party's hatred of him. "Let me finish ...
Networks Echo White House Spin That ObamaCare Won't Cut Jobs
2/4/2014 10:33 PM ET
On Tuesday evening, the networks played to the White House spin that ObamaCare won't cut jobs since those expected to move out of full-time work would do so voluntarily. "We got a report today ...
NBC Won't Label Retiring Waxman a 'Liberal,' But CBS Does
1/31/2014 4:00 PM ET
On Thursday evening's newscasts, both CBS and NBC announced the retirement of Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) but only CBS labeled him a liberal. ABC ignored the news. "Democrat Henry Waxman in ...
Jon Stewart Laughs at Nancy Pelosi When She Pleads Ignorance on Failure of Health Care Website
1/31/2014 3:56 PM ET
Comedian Jon Stewart grilled House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi over the failure of the ObamaCare website on Thursday night’s Daily Show, and got Pelosi to admit "I don’t know" why the company ...
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