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Networks Barely Mention Brutality of Castro Regime or Cuba Being Communist

Following the trend set when news broke early Wednesday, the major broadcast networks continued their praising of the move by President Obama to seek normalized relations with Cuba on their ...
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NBC’s Mark Potter Blames Cuba’s Poor Economy on ‘the Long-Standing U.S. Embargo’

During Wednesday’s NBC Nightly News, correspondent Mark Potter reported from Havana, Cuba on the news that President Obama was altering U.S. relations with the communist state and parroted a ...
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Ed Schultz: Cuba Move is Obama's 'Tear Down This Wall, Mr. Castro' Moment

Ed Schultz one-upped colleague Chuck Todd on his MSNBC program on Wednesday. Hours after Todd likened President Obama's policy announcement on Cuba to the fall of the Berlin Wall, Schultz ...
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NBC Hails 'Momentous Day' of Obama Opening U.S. Relations With Cuba

During an NBC News Special Report on Wednesday, Nightly News anchor Brian Williams could barely contain his excitement over President Obama announcing the reopening of diplomatic relations with ...
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Nets Fret Over Continued Bush 'Dynasty,' But What About the Clintons?

NBC, CBS and ABC on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning worried if yet another addition to the Bush "dynasty" will be good for the country. Yet, these same networks were excited earlier this ...
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Washington Examiner’s ‘Mainstream Media Scream’ with the MRC’s Assessment

New on Dec. 15: A CNN panel endorsed a discredited theme out of Ferguson, putting up their hands: “Hand Up, Don’t Shoot!” Panelist: “We want you to know that our hearts are out there marching with ...
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MSNBC’s Tamron Hall Criticizes Sen. Rubio’s Cuba Comments, Ignores Democratic Agreement

On Wednesday morning, American Alan Gross was released from a five year imprisonment in Cuba in exchange for the release of three Cuban spies convicted in the United States. In response to the ...
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Chuck Todd: Jeb Bush Exploring 2016 Run 'Helps Hillary'

Appearing on Wednesday's NBC Today, Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd spun former Florida Governor Jeb Bush announcing that he was "exploring" the possibility of running for president in 2016 as ...
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GQ: Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, Joni Ernst Among ‘America’s 20 Craziest Politicians’; Only Three Are Democrats

The magazine GQ released its list of the “20 craziest politicians” in the U.S. on Tuesday and, not surprisingly, the liberal publication selected 17 Republicans for the list compared to only three ...
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Networks Dodge News Judge Has Ruled Parts of Obama’s Executive Amnesty Unconstitutional

A federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled on Tuesday that portions of President Barack Obama’s presidential action on immigration were unconstitutional as “Congress's lawmaking power is not subject to ...
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