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Big Three Networks Out to Lunch on Benefits Cuts To Disabled Military Veterans

ABC, CBS, and NBC's morning and evening newscasts, which hyped the sequester's "deep, across-the-board spending cuts" earlier in 2013, have largely been silent about the reductions in the annual ...
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Trying to Stoke GOP Division, NBC's Gregory Falsely Claims Rubio Called Budget Deal 'Un-American'

In an attempt to stir tensions within the Republican Party over the recent budget deal, on Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, host David Gregory falsely claimed that Florida Senator Marco Rubio had ...
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'It's War': NBC Eagerly Hypes GOP Division Over Budget Deal

Leading off Thursday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams declared: "It's war. A private battle blows wide open in public as the most powerful Republican in Washington says he's had ...
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CBS Berates Rubio for Opposing Budget Plan, A 'Rare Outbreak of Bipartisanship'

Norah O'Donnell and Charlie Rose predictably conducted a hostile interview of Senator Marco Rubio on Friday's CBS This Morning, badgering the Republican for his opposition to a budget proposal ...
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NBC Applauds Budget Deal Ending 'Harshest Spending Cuts'; Bemoans 'Crisis' of Not Extending Jobless Benefits

On Tuesday's Nightly News, after news broke of a budget deal in Congress, Capitol Hill correspondent Kelly O'Donnell announced: "...the usual Washington dysfunction is on hold tonight." She ...
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CBS's O'Donnell Slams Paul Ryan for 'Cut' in Veterans' Benefits

Norah O'Donnell unsurprisingly took aim at Rep. Paul Ryan on Thursday's CBS This Morning over part of his bipartisan budget proposal that he presented with Democratic Senator Patty Murray: ...
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CBS Hails 'True Compromise' on Budget; Hypes Opposition from 'Some Conservatives'

Nancy Cordes heralded the proposed budget deal from Rep. Paul Ryan and Senator Patty Murray as a "true compromise" on Wednesday's CBS This Morning, and asserted that "the reason it's so important ...
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CBS's Norah O'Donnell Heralds Obama as Shutdown's 'Grown-Up in the Room'

Norah "we shouldn't editorialize" O'Donnell boosted President Obama mere seconds after the liberal politician finished his Thursday presser about the end of the partial government shutdown. The ...
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CBS Hypes 'Split' in House GOP Between 'Staunch' Tea Party and 'Mainstream'

Monday's CBS Evening News unsurprisingly ginned up the ideological struggle inside the Republican Party as it covered the ongoing partial government shutdown. Chip Reid spun the face-off inside ...
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MSNBC's Wolffe Sees Tea Party 'Crazies,' GOP 'Killing Themselves' Politically

Appearing as a guest on Wednesday's The Last Word, MSNBC.com executive editor Richard Wolffe joined MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell in tagging Tea Party Republicans as "crazies" as O'Donnell fretted ...
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