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Unhinged Ed Schultz: GOP Committing 'Economic Terrorism,' 'Coup d'Etat' With Shutdown

For the second time in one day, an MSNBC anchor accused Republicans of betraying the United States. According to Ed Schultz on Tuesday, House GOP members who won't agree to all of Barack Obama's ...
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58% of Network Stories Claim Default Inevitable by Oct. 17; Experts Disagree

Market insiders: Default would be weeks away, if even then.
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HuffPo Prepares Readers for 'Defaultocalypse'

Bizarre, possible satire encourages debt-ceiling panic, wolf training and stockpiling guns.
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NBC: Time to End Gerrymandering So 'Ridiculous' Republicans Stop Getting Elected

On Monday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams continued to blame Republicans for the government shutdown, asserting that the budget impasse "traces its history back to a determined core ...
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MSNBC's Thomas Roberts Slimes GOP Rep: 'Do You Hate ObamaCare More Than You Love Your Country?'

MSNBC morning host Thomas Roberts on Tuesday continued in his role as one of MSNBC's most rabidly partisan, openly liberal anchors. Talking to Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn about 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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Chris Matthews Excitedly Compares Bad Shutdown Polling for GOP to 'Watergate'

According to Chris Matthews, a new NBC poll showing bad poll numbers for the Republican Party is comparable to "Watergate." Finding that Americans blame Republicans over Democrats for the shutdown ...
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After Highlighting Outrage Over Military Death Benefits, ABC Barely Notices Harry Reid's Failure to Act

ABC's Good Morning America on Wednesday rightly highlighted the "outrage" over the delay of death benefits to the families of fallen U.S. soldiers. A day later, the program's hosts barely had time ...
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MSNBC's Joy Reid: GOP 'Shot a Hostage' by Shutting Down the Government

Appearing on the Tuesday, October 8, The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, MSNBC political analyst Joy Reid, Managing Editor of NBC's TheGrio.com, asserted that Republicans are "taking hostages" ...
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On Shutdown, Chris Matthews Snarls at 'Troglodyte,' 'Planet of the Apes' Conservatives

Chris Matthews, who has publicly insisted that he doesn't like "cheap shots," on Tuesday trashed conservatives in the House as "troglodytes" from the movie Planet of the Apes. According to the ...
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