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Criminology Professor to CNN's Tapper: Mass Shootings Aren't an 'Epidemic'

On Thursday's The Lead on CNN, James Allen Fox used actual crime data to splash cold water on a liberal talking point claiming that mass shootings on the rise: "It's a horrific event when four, ...
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CNN's Tapper Spotlights Democratic Rep. Thompson's 'Uncle Tom' Blast at Clarence Thomas

On Wednesday, Jake Tapper set aside a full segment on his CNN program to Rep. Bennie Thompson's "Uncle Tom" insult of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Tapper spotlighted the ...
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Jake Tapper Goes Easy on Pelosi; Gets Her to Bash 'Unruly' Tea Party Republicans

Jake Tapper's Thursday interview with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi started off chummy and didn't really get tough until near the end.  Tapper teed her up to criticize Tea Party ...
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Doris Kearns-Goodwin Denies Media's Been Soft on Obama

On Tuesday's The Lead, liberal historian Doris Kearns Goodwin dismissed the notion that the media is in the tank for President Obama. "I don't think the country would feel that his way of dealing ...
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CNN Drags Its Feet Reporting Eric Holder Approved Seizure of Fox Reporter's E-Mails, Phone Records

News broke on Thursday that Attorney General Eric Holder approved the Justice Department's seizure of a Fox News reporter's private e-mails, but it took CNN until almost 5 p.m. ET Friday to ...
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