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NBC Hails Obama's 'Historic Choice' for Attorney General; Touts Sharpton Support

Introducing what amounted to a White House press release on Saturday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Lester Holt opened the broadcast by parroting President Obama's praise for attorney general nominee ...
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NBC Highlights Michelle Obama’s Campaign Efforts, Ignores Her Numerous Gaffes

On Sunday night, NBC Nightly News covered First Lady Michelle Obama’s busy campaign schedule with just over one week to go until Election Day. Unfortunately, in their rush to play up her midterm ...
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Chuck Todd Pushes W.H. Talking Points On Ebola: They’re ‘Very Concerned About These Mandatory Quarantines’

On Sunday morning, Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd appeared on NBC’s Today to discuss the politics of Ebola in the upcoming midterm elections.  Speaking to co-host Lester Holt, Todd ...
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NBC’s Welker: GOP Candidates ‘Stoking Public Fears’ On Ebola

On Sunday’s Nightly News, Kristen Welker, NBC News White House Correspondent, scolded the GOP over their criticism of the Obama administration’s handling of the Ebola crisis. The NBC ...
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NBC Banishes Story on Obama’s Unpopularity on Midterm Campaign Trail to Sunday Night

On Sunday, NBC Nightly News took the unusual step of running a story that not only discussed the upcoming midterm elections but also President Obama’s unpopularity on the campaign trail as ...
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NBC Touts Obama’s Promise to Fix the VA and IG Report Despite Concerns from Whistle-Blower

On Tuesday evening, NBC Nightly News offered a soft news brief on the scandal-ridden Veterans Affairs (VA) Administration by promoting President Barack Obama’s calls that the VA’s many issues will ...
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NBC Spotlights American Yazidis' Anguish for Iraqi Kin Persecuted By ISIS; ABC, CBS Yawn

NBC Nightly News was the sole Big Three evening newscast on Friday to cover ISIS's ongoing rampage against non-Muslims in northern Iraq. Chris Jansing filed a full report on the heartbreak for a ...
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Only NBC Nightly News Highlights Obama’s Failure to Notify Congress Prior to Releasing Prisoners from Gitmo

The United States negotiated the release of five Afghan prisoners at Guantanamo Bay in exchange for the Taliban freeing an American sergeant from captivity, yet President Obama may have violated ...
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NBC Sees Controversy in Louisiana Abortion Bill With 'Broad Bipartisan Support'

At the top of Saturday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Lester Holt proclaimed: "Abortion battleground. The newest state to impose tougher requirements on doctors who perform the procedure. Protecting ...
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NBC Freaks Out Over New Climate Change Report: ‘Threat To Lady Liberty Herself’

NBC Nightly News is at it again, trying to scare its audience about the impending dangers of climate change. Tuesday's Nightly News hyped how there’s “a new warning about some iconic ...
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