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NBC Cites 'Key Republicans' David Brooks and Mark McKinnon to Hammer Romney's 'Bad Week'

NBC's Matt Lauer pronounced the previous week a "bad week" for the Romney campaign and cited squishy Republicans to help make his point on Thursday's Today show. Lauer wouldn't even let Romney ...
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"A Tall Order" to Expect Good Press for Barack Obama?

After a week of fawning press coverage of the Democratic convention and harsh attacks about Mitt Romney's supposed "greed and excess" and sneers that Paul Ryan played "fast and loose with the ...
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NBC Worries About People Forgetting 9/11 Attacks, Then Skips Moment of Silence

Early in the 8 a.m. et hour on Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer led a panel discussion on whether the September 11th attacks were staring to be forgotten: "...some people are saying that ...
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'Vanity Fair' Editor Gushes to NBC's Lauer About Obama's 'Revealing' Basketball Game

Promoting his fawning profile of President Obama for the October issue of Vanity Fair on Tuesday's NBC Today, contributing editor Michael Lewis described a game of basketball he played with the ...
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NBC Falsely Claims Paul Ryan 'Played Fast and Loose With the Truth'

At the top of Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie teased an upcoming interview with Paul Ryan by slamming the Republican vice presidential candidate: "Paul Ryan joins us to talk ...
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Networks Grill Paul Ryan, Tout Joe Biden as a Policy Expert

The hosts of the three network morning shows on Tuesday grilled Paul Ryan, questioning the Republican's facts and citing Joe Biden as a policy expert. Former Democratic operative turned ...
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NBC's Lauer Frets: Is 'Conservative' GOP Convention Reaching Moderates and Women?

In an interview with Fox News host Bill O'Reilly on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer worried that the Republican National Convention was not appealing to a broad audience: "When you talk ...
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NBC's Lauer Cites Obama Flack to Question If Paul Ryan Gave an 'Honest Speech'

In an interview with former Florida Governor Jeb Bush on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer used attack lines from deputy Obama campaign manager Stephanie Cutter to question the honesty ...
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NBC on Isaac: Obama Being Presidential; 'Difficult' for GOP Convention to Continue

In a Tuesday 10 a.m. et NBC News special report on President Obama declaring a state of emergency for Gulf Coast states in the path of Hurricane Isaac, Today co-host Matt Lauer gushed: ...
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NBC's Lauer: Romney Questioned 'The Very Legitimacy of the President of the United States's Citizenship'

In an interview with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer was aghast at an off-the-cuff joke by Mitt Romney on Friday: "...he said, 'No one's ever ...
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