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CBS Actually Covers Gun Self-Defense Case Promoted By NRA; ABC, NBC Punt

On Friday's CBS This Morning, Bill Plante refreshingly spotlighted how firearms are used to protect the lives of ordinary Americans. Plante noted how the National Rifle Association "Tweeted a ...
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Networks Slam Obama from the Left, Demand More Female Nominations

ABC and CBS on Thursday hit Barack Obama from the left, fretting about a lack of diversity for his second term cabinet picks. The two network morning shows ignored substantiative criticism about ...
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NYTimes Passionately Defends Obama Nominee, 'War Hero' Chuck Hagel Despite Anti-Gay Remark

The Times' defense of Obama nominee Chuck Hagel: "In efforts to spur liberals to oppose the nomination, Mr. Hagel's critics have also focused on a comment he made in the late 1990s, opposing a ...
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NBC's Lauer Interrogates McChrystal on 'Demeaning' Criticism of Obama

In an interview with retired General Stanley McChrystal on Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer grilled the former Afghanistan commander on his resignation following criticism of President Obama ...
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Martha Raddatz Dares the Right to 'Look' Chuck Hagel 'in the Eye' and Say 'You're Not Tough'

ABC's Martha Raddatz on Monday continued touting Democratic talking points, sneering that conservatives who oppose Chuck Hagel's nomination to be Secretary of Defense will have to "look" the ...
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Networks Trumpeted Obama's Pledge to Veto Backtracking on Spending Cuts, Now Ignore President's Flip-Flop

Over 13 months ago, the NBC, CBS and ABC newscasts touted Barack Obama as a tough talker who wouldn't back down on threatened spending cuts. Now, that he's backed down, the same networks have ...
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Fiscal Cliff Deal’s $4 Trillion Price Tag Ignored by 5 out of 6 Shows

On day of the deal only one of the network morning and evening shows mentioned the hefty cost of the deal because of the lack of spending cuts.
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CBS Hypes 'Huge Bipartisan Victory', 'Milestone' with Fiscal Cliff Bill's Passage

On Wednesday's CBS This Morning, Nancy Cordes trumpeted the passage of Senate Democrats' temporary fiscal cliff fix by the House as a "big bipartisan victory", immediately after pointing out that ...
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ABC’s World News Highlights Walters Wondering How Obamas Get It On: ‘How Do You Keep the Fire Going?’

ABC News had to wait two weeks to get on air Barbara Walters’ interview with the Obamas -- and then the network’s evening newscast decided to focus on her asking Barack and Michelle Obama ...
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NBC Uses Newtown Tragedy to Support Obama's Push for Gun Control

On Friday's Today, NBC's David Gregory used the Newtown tragedy to buttress President Obama's push for more gun control. During a heartbreaking story about the grieving father of shooting ...
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