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NBC Promotes Democrat Clay Aiken Running for Congress: 'From Pop Singer to Politician'

On Friday, NBC's Today kicked off its 2014 midterm election coverage by doing a fawning puff piece on former American Idol contestant Clay Aiken running for Congress in North Carolina as a ...
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NBC Hypes Spat Between McCain and 'One of the Tea Party's Most Provocative Figures'

Friday's NBC Nightly News played up the latest dust-up between Senators John McCain and Ted Cruz over the latter's criticism of three of the Republican Party's presidential candidates, including ...
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Networks Hype 'Bombshell:' Christie 'Thrown Under Bus'; Spotlight Call for Resignation

The Big Three networks' evening newscasts on Friday jumped on the latest development in the traffic scandal surrounding Chris Christie. NBC and CBS both led with the accusation from the former ...
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As CBS and ABC Move On, NBC Continues to Hype GOP Congressman's Tussle With Reporter

NBC's Today on Thursday decided to make Republican Congressman Michael Grimm's verbal attack on a reporter after Tuesday's State of the Union a two-day story, with fill-in co-host Tamron Hall ...
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'It's War': NBC Eagerly Hypes GOP Division Over Budget Deal

Leading off Thursday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams declared: "It's war. A private battle blows wide open in public as the most powerful Republican in Washington says he's had ...
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NBC Applauds Budget Deal Ending 'Harshest Spending Cuts'; Bemoans 'Crisis' of Not Extending Jobless Benefits

On Tuesday's Nightly News, after news broke of a budget deal in Congress, Capitol Hill correspondent Kelly O'Donnell announced: "...the usual Washington dysfunction is on hold tonight." She ...
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NBC: 'Widely Agreed' Shutdown Was 'Big Loss' and 'Self-Inflicted Wound' to GOP

Continuing to hammer home the Democratic talking point that the Republican Party is to blame for the government shutdown, on Thursday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams ...
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NBC Shows Sudden Respect for Bush: 'Strong Voice' to 'Pressure' GOP on Immigration

Speaking to Republican Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador on Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, moderator David Gregory expressed newfound respect for former President George W. Bush: "[He] is expected ...
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Big Three Hype Social Media Sending Pro-Abortion Filibuster Into 'Stratosphere'; Yawn at Gosnell Twitter Firestorm

Since Wednesday, ABC, CBS, and NBC's morning and evening newscasts have all played up the social media frenzy over Texas State Senator Wendy Davis' multi-hour filibuster on Tuesday against a ...
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Big Three Acclaim 'Passionate' Pro-Abortion Texas Legislator's Filibuster; All But Ignore Pro-Life Voices

ABC, CBS, and NBC's morning newscasts on Wednesday spotlighted Texas State Senator Wendy Davis's filibuster against pro-life legislation, hyping how she stood for hours in "comfortable pink ...
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