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CBS Puffs Pot as an Empowerment Tool for Women: 'Breaking the Grass Ceiling'

CBS This Morning on Tuesday continued its role as the biggest cheerleader of legalized marijuana. Reporter Barry Petersen hailed the role of women in Colorado's expanding pot industry. A network ...
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ABC, NBC Continue to Ignore IRS Claim That It Lost Two Years of Lois Lerner Emails

Last Friday, the Internal Revenue Service announced that it had lost approximately two years of emails from former employee Lois Lerner. Despite the damning new revelations in the IRS ...
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Watergate-Obsessed Journalists Mourn the Loss of 'World's Most Famous Parking Garage'

The journalists at ABC and NBC on Monday couldn't manage to cover the revelation that the IRS lost two years- worth of Lois Lerner's e-mails. Yet, reporters on all three networks mourned the loss ...
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CBS Host Bob Schieffer Frets: How Does GOP Prevent Another Goldwater ‘Historic Landslide’ in 2016?

During a Face the Nation interview with RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, Bob Schieffer attempted to portray the GOP as being in a state of disarray and proceeded to compare them to the 1964 Republican ...
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Only CBS Notices NPR Host Grilling Hillary Over Her Flip-Flop on Gay Marriage

On Friday, CBS This Morning was the only one of the Big Three network morning shows to cover Hillary Clinton's testy Thursday exchange with NPR host Terry Gross over Clinton's shifting position on ...
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Networks Dance Around Mentioning President Obama When Discussing Increased Iraq Violence

Al Qaeda militants have seized control of two cities in Northern Iraq, including Mosul the nation’s second largest and Tikrit, the hometown of Sadaam Hussein. Despite the increased violence, all ...
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ABC, NBC Too Busy With O.J. Simpson Police Chase Anniversary To Cover V.A. Scandal

CBS Evening News was the only Big Three evening newscast on Wednesday to report that the FBI has opened a criminal investigation into the V.A. scandal. Neither ABC's World News nor NBC Nightly ...
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After Cantor Loss, Frank Luntz Declares: 'We Republican Pollsters Suck'

Appearing on Wednesday's CBS This Morning, Republican pollster Frank Luntz attacked his own profession following the surprising primary defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor: "Right now ...
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Networks Promote President Obama Saying America ‘Should Be Ashamed’ Following School Shooting

On Tuesday morning a high school student in Oregon open fire in a high school killing another student before taking his own life. Following the tragedy, all three morning network news shows played ...
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Networks Fear Immigration Reform 'Dead' After Cantor Loss, ABC Urges Obama 'Act On His Own'

After Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's stunning primary defeat Tuesday night, the broadcast networks Wednesday morning wrung their hands over the loss and fretted that ...
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