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CNN Showcases PolitiFact Rating Another Accurate GOP Claim 'Mostly False'

In an appearance on CNN's Newsroom on Monday afternoon, the Tampa Bay Times' PolitiFact once again nailed an accurate statement by a Republican or conservative group as "Mostly False." A new ad ...
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A Tale of Two Networks: CNN Questions Obama Attack Ad While MSNBC Cheers It

After the Obama campaign released an ad on Monday attacking Mitt Romney's record at Bain Capital, CNN went so far as to question President Obama's hypocrisy in attacking Romney. In contrast, ...
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It's the Distraction, Stupid

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CNN's Soledad O'Brien Tries to 'Correct' Romney Aide, Says Economic Trend Favors Obama

CNN's Soledad O'Brien once again jumped to the defense of the Obama campaign, as she tried to argue on Monday that the economy is "trending" in the President's favor. She countered Romney aide ...
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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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