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Reich Spins French Socialist's Win on CBS: No 'Dramatic Effect' on Economy

Monday's CBS This Morning turned to former Clinton Labor Secretary Robert Reich to brush off the effect of French socialist Francois Hollande's election on the world economy, despite the immediate ...
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PolitiFact Whiffs Again, Rates Accurate Romney Claim 'Half True'

Fact-checking website PolitiFact has rated two accurate claims by the Mitt Romney campaign as "Mostly False" and "Half True" for contextual reasons. However, when President Obama made a ...
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MSNBC's Schultz and Wolffe Fret Over Romney 'Cheap Shot' at Jimmy Carter

On Monday's The Ed Show on MSNBC, as host Ed Schultz and MSNBC political analyst Richard Wolffe - formerly of Newsweek - discussed Mitt Romney's crack on President Obama that even President Carter ...
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CNN Hypes Paul Ryan Getting His 'Knuckles Rapped' by Georgetown Priests

When liberal Catholics protested Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) speaking at Georgetown University on Thursday, CNN jumped all over the story and gave it 11 full minutes of coverage during the 9-11 ...
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CNN's Zakaria Declares: 'If I were in Congress, I'd vote for the Buffett Rule'

CNN host Fareed Zakaria faced questions about his journalistic integrity when he admitted last year that he had off-the-record conversations with President Obama even though he was covering ...
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Soledad O'Brien Tries (And Fails) to Debunk Romney's Women Job Loss Claim

CNN's Soledad O'Brien once again tried to fact-check numbers she took issue with, and once more she failed to refute them. On Monday's Starting Point she took aim at Mitt Romney's claim that ...
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Romney Hit on Obama Seen as Accurate But False by NYT, But 'Fake But Accurate' Good Enough for Bush Smears

When it came to defending CBS's "60 Minutes" using phony memos to lie about Bush's Vietnam War record, the liberal media standard was "Fake But Accurate," as preserved in a New York Times ...
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CNN Uses Bogus PolitiFact Rating to Discredit Romney Campaign Claim

On CNN's The Situation Room, correspondent Jim Acosta aired a Mitt Romney claim that "women account for 92.3 percent of jobs lost under President Obama," before citing a PolitiFact report that ...
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Charlie Rose Asks Chuck Schumer About Tax Hikes Creating Jobs, Lets Senator Dodge Question

On Monday's CBS This Morning host Charlie Rose tossed Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) a softball on whether he believes higher taxes on millionaires would create jobs, but the senator only chose ...
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NBC's Lauer: With Economy Recovering, Why Should Voters Take 'Chance' on New President?

In his Tuesday interview with Sarah Palin on NBC's Today, co-host Matt Lauer insisted the economy was getting better and wondered why voters should bother voting out President Obama: "Some ...
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