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NBC's Today: Caroline Kennedy 'More Dignitary Than Diplomat'

President Obama began a week-long trip of Asia on Wednesday with a stop in Japan, and NBC's Today dutifully heaped praise on the trip and the American Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy. On ...
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Matt Lauer Aghast at Bill O'Reilly Wanting Schools to Teach Historical Life of Jesus

In an interview with Fox News host Bill O'Reilly on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer fretted over the Killing Jesus author wanting the historical life of Christ to be taught in schools: ...
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NBC's Lauer Jokes Nancy Pelosi Needs 'Food Taster' for Birthday Gift from John Boehner

On Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer couldn't resist mocking a nice gesture from House Speaker John Boehner to Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. News reader Tamron Hall ...
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NBC Blames Bush for 'Broken System' of Education, No Mention of Obama

Introducing a story on Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer touted the Washington Post publishing the resignation letter of Massachusetts kindergarten teacher Suzi Sluyter, who decided to ...
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Forget ObamaCare, NBC's 'Today' Wonders if President Will Get a New Cell Phone

With one week to go before the March 31 ObamaCare enrollment deadline, Monday's NBC Today completely skipped any reporting on the latest sign-up numbers still being below administration ...
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NBC's 'Today' Finds It 'Surprising' Obama Not On List of Greatest Leaders

On Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie touted an exclusive preview of Fortune magazine's list of the world's 50 greatest leaders and wondered about one name that was absent from the ...
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NBC's Lauer Whines to Trump: 'You Always Think That Obama Is Being Weak'

Talking to Donald Trump on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer complained about the Celebrity Apprentice host and CPAC speaker criticizing President Obama's poor handling of the Ukranian ...
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NBC Punts on Joe McGinniss' Death; Hyped Palin-Bashing Book in 2011

CNN's New Day on Tuesday devoted a 23-second news brief to the death of author Joe McGinniss on Monday, noting that "McGinniss made headlines again in 2010, when he moved next door to Sarah ...
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NBC's Lauer Sees GOP More Hostile to Obama Than Russia: Why Hasn't 'Politics Ended at Water's Edge'?

Talking to MSNBC Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough on Thursday's NBC Today about the Ukranian crisis, co-host Matt Lauer saw the Republican Party, not Russia, as President Obama's fiercest ...
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Left-Wing NYC Mayor Cuts Ribbon for New 'Today' Show Plaza

On Monday, the hosts of NBC's Today invited left-wing New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to perform a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly-renovated plaza outside Rockefeller Center's Studio ...
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