Matthew Balan

a News Analyst
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CBS Presses Marco Rubio on Immigration Reform; Hillary's Latest Remarks on Benghazi

Charlie Rose and Norah O'Donnell questioned Republican Senator Marco Rubio on Tuesday's CBS This Morning over the increase in the number of children illegally entering the U.S., and whether ...
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Bossy Prisoner Insulted as 'Hillary Clinton Dictator' on Hit Show 'Orange is the New Black'

The producers of Netflix's Orange is the New Black might find themselves targeted by Hillary Clinton's supporters, after a character used the Democratic politician's name as an insult in an ...
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ABC's D-Day Stumble on Omaha Beach: Mistakenly Shows Photo of British Troops Landing

Friday's World News on ABC paid tribute to the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy with an emotional look at one of the remaining veterans who survived the hellish landings on Omaha ...
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NBC's Williams Skips V.A. Scandal in Obama Interview; Omits Reid's Claim on Bergdahl Swap

Brian Williams glossed over the V.A. scandal during his interview of President Obama on Friday's NBC Nightly News conducted in France amongst D-Day 70th anniversary commemorations. Williams did ...
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NBC Hypes 'Often-Scrutinized' Hillary's 'Uncharacteristically Revealing' Interview

Ann Curry, on Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, trumpeted that Hillary Clinton supposedly gave a "uncharacteristically revealing interview" to People magazine. Kelly O'Donnell filed a gushing report ...
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CNN Hypes Catholic Schools 'Trying to Force Teachers' to Sign 'Morality Clause on Steroids'

On Sunday's CNN Newsroom, Susan Candiotti slanted toward the liberal opponents of the Catholic Archdiocese of Cincinnati's updated morality clause for its schoolteachers. Candiotti played up how ...
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CNN's Costello Wonders Whether Gun Control Would Have Prevented California Murder Spree

Carol Costello surprisingly raised pro-gun rights points during an interview of Senator Richard Blumenthal on Tuesday's CNN Newsroom. Costello noted the "renewed calls for stricter gun control ...
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CBS Touted Initial Democratic Opposition to Benghazi Committee; Barely Mentions Them Joining

In early May, CBS's morning and evening newscasts spotlighted congressional Democrats' vehement opposition to the formation of a select committee to investigate Benghazi, Libya during 10 minutes ...
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ABC Hypes Obama 'Talking Tough' on V.A. Scandal, But Devotes More Air Time to Pickpockets

Wednesday's World News on ABC minimized any sense of the Obama administration's responsibility in the ongoing V.A. scandal, and spent the least amount of air time on the issue among the Big Three ...
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CNN: 'Climate Change Deniers Aren't Listening to Scientists...Not Reading the Bible'

Carol Costello and her two clerical guests slammed "climate change deniers" on Wednesday's CNN Newsroom. Costello pointed out a recent sarcastic tweet by Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak on the ...
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CNN's Cuomo Boosts Van Jones Talking Point; Hypes Tea Party is Pushing GOP 'So Far to the Right'

CNN's Chris Cuomo forwarded a liberal talking point about the infighting inside the Republican Party on Tuesday's New Day, as he covered the primary elections in several states that day. Cuomo ...
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CNN's Pereira, Stelter Cheer Left-Wing Activists That Pushed Out Commencement Speakers

On Monday's noontime EDT This Hour, CNN's Michaela Pereira acted as an apologist for the student and/or faculty-led protests in recent weeks that forced out several high-profile speakers from ...
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ABC Ignores Correspondent Grilling Carney Over V.A. Scandal; Exalts Walters' Exit Instead

Friday's World News on ABC mentioned the ongoing scandal surrounding the Veterans Administration only in passing, despite the fact their own chief White House correspondent, Jonathan Karl, hounded ...
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Barbara Walters Fawns Over 'Most Fascinating' Hillary One Last Time on 'The View'

Barbara Walters gushed over Hillary Clinton, who made a surprise appearance on the ABC personality's last episode of The View on Friday. Walters wasted little time before exclaiming to Clinton, ...
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CNN Hounds Bernie Sanders on V.A. Scandal: 'You Sound Like a Lawyer Defending the Hospital'

Chris Cuomo sparred with Senator Bernie Sanders on Thursday's New Day on CNN over the left-wing politician's scheduled hearing with Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki regarding the V.A. ...
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NBC Grants Bill Clinton 63 Seconds to Defend Hillary; ABC Spotlights Mrs. Clinton's Absence

On Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, Brian Williams continued his network's defense of Hillary Clinton by setting aside 63 seconds of air time to a soundbite of Bill Clinton "firing back at Karl Rove, ...
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CNN's Spurlock's Double Standard: Christians 'Not Tolerant'; Helps Muslim Lobby Against Bill

CNN's Morgan Spurlock followed in the footsteps of Christiane Amanpour on Sunday's Inside Man by giving faithful Christians much more harsh treatment than practicing Muslims. Spurlock denounced a ...
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On CNN, ESPN's Granderson Likens Michael Sam's Detractors to the KKK

On Monday's CNN Newsroom, ESPN senior writer L.Z. Granderson compared those who decried Michael Sam's kiss with his boyfriend after he was drafted by the St. Louis Rams to a racist organization ...
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Chris Matthews, Guest Mangle Boko Haram Issue Into Racial Jab at GOP

Chris Matthews mocked Republicans on Friday's Hardball over their hawkish stance towards Boko Haram, the Nigerian Islamist group that recently kidnapped hundreds of girls. Matthews made a ...
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CNN's Mixed Signals: Lewinsky Scandal Casts Doubt on Hillary, But GOP Shouldn't Raise It

Thursday's New Day on CNN hyped Monica Lewinsky's Vanity Fair article and acknowledged that former President Clinton's sex scandal with the now former White House intern casts doubt on Hillary ...