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NBC’s Chuck Todd Mocks Mitch McConnell Ad Using Duke Players, Ignores Dem. Opponent’s Gaffe Betting Against Ky. Teams

NBC’s Chuck Todd filled in for David Gregory as moderator of Meet the Press on Sunday and took the opportunity to mock Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for a campaign ad he ran last week. At issue ...
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Washington Post’s David Ignatius Cheers On Obama ‘Trying To Understand’ the Way Putin Sees the World

Appearing on CBS’s Face the Nation on Sunday, the Washington Post’s David Ignatius did his best to shill for President Obama following the President’s interview with CBS’s Scott Pelley. Following ...
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CBS's Pelley Glowingly Wonders How the Pope 'Inspired' Obama; Omits Religious Liberty Spat

Friday's CBS Evening News featured a previously unaired portion of Scott Pelley's softball interview of President Obama on his recent meeting with Pope Francis. The Vatican noted on Thursday that ...
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Piers Morgan Uses Swan Song to Call for the Disarmament of U.S. Citizens

Piers Morgan got in one last word in favor of gun control during the final episode of his CNN program on Friday, and called for the complete disarmament of the American citizenry: "As my brother, ...
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Networks Ignore Ultra-Low Support for ObamaCare; CBS Hypes 'Surging' Website Visits

Friday's CBS Evening News picked up where the Big Three morning shows left off earlier in the day and trumpeted how "visitors have been surging to [HealthCare.gov] – about one-and-half million a ...
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'Nightline' Turns to Democrats to Slam Christie as a 'Bully'

To accompany ABC's tough interview of New Jersey governor Chris Christie, Friday's Nightline quoted New Jersey Democrats slamming him as a vengeful "bully." World News anchor Diane Sawyer noted ...
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CBO Estimates Minimum Wage Hike Would Cost Private Sector $15 Billion; Networks Silent

The network evening news casts have yet to report an estimate by the Congressional Budget Office that President Obama's proposal to hike the minimum wage would cost the private sector $15 ...
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CBS Frets Over 'Tough' Abortion Law Being Upheld, Skips What Ruling Actually Means

While the CBS Evening News on Thursday and Good Morning America on Friday allowed mere seconds to explain a court ruling upholding "tough" "new abortion restrictions" in Texas, only Fox News fully ...
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Big Three Blackout: No Mention of Issa Threatening Contempt Charges for IRS Chief

On Wednesday, Fox News reported that House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa threatened to hold the IRS commissioner in contempt of Congress if he didn’t hand ...
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Networks Cheer ObamaCare 'Sign-Up Surge' as 'Milestone,' Ignore Lack of Young Enrollees

On Thursday evening and Friday morning, ABC, NBC, and CBS all touted a "surge" in sign-ups for ObamaCare ahead of Monday's March 31 deadline. What none of the networks mentioned was that the ...
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