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Jesse Jackson Jr. Charged With Blowing $750,000 in Campaign Cash; ABC Allows 18 Seconds

Former Democratic Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. was charged on Friday with improperly spending $750,000 of campaign funds on items such as Michael Jackson and Bruce Lee memorabilia (among other ...
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NY Times Suggests Tea Party Sen. Ted Cruz Takes Confrontation to New Lows of 'McCarthyism'

Reporter Jonathan Weisman is shocked, shocked to find partisanship in the U.S. Senate: "Without naming names, Senator Barbara Boxer, Democrat of California, offered a biting label for the ...

Horrors! Sen. Menendez (D) Scandal Uncovered by Republican Group, NYT Chides on Sunday's Front Page

Eric Lipton made the front page of Sunday's Times with a strange sort of rebuttal to the paper's investigation into influence-peddling scandals surrounding Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez: ...
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NBC Elevates Matthews’ Mendacity to Meet the Press, Right Wing Has Made Congress ‘Undemocratic’

It’s bad enough that Chris Matthews gets two hours a day on MSNBC to showcase his anti-conservative rants, but why does host David Gregory undermine any pretense that NBC News is not the same ...
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More Sympathy for Hagel in NY Times; GOP 'Further Strain Partisan Tensions' by Unprecedented (?) Filibuster

Boo hoos on Chuck Hagel's delayed nomination from Times reporter Jeremy Peters: "Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked President Obama’s nominee to lead the Pentagon in a defiant move likely to ...
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Conservative Republicans Ruining the Comity of the Senate, Chides NYT's Steinhauer

Jennifer Steinhauer: "But Senate Republicans, in particular, who have added more conservative members to their ranks in the last two years, and who fear the constant and imminent threat of ...
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NYT Buries Hillary's Benghazi Testimony on A11, But at Least Shows (a Little) Skepticism

Reporter Michael Gordon shows polite skepticism toward Secretary of State Clinton's testimony on Benghazi: "The continuing controversy over the attack, which resulted in the deaths of Ambassador ...
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NBC Applauds Clinton's 'Vigorous Defense' Against 'Hostile Interrogation' By GOP

At the top of Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie hyped Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's performance during congressional testimony on Wednesday: "Vigorous defense. A fired up ...
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On CBS, Dickerson Defends 'Obama Can Only Cement His Legacy If He Destroys the GOP' Column

Wednesday's CBS This Morning set up John Dickerson to brazenly defend his Friday column for the Washington Post's Slate.com, "Go for the Throat!", where he concluded that President Obama "can only ...
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