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CBS Trumpets 'Long Night of Celebrating' Over Prop 8 Ruling; Spotlights Same-Sex Couple's Ring Ceremony

CBS This Morning led its Thursday broadcast with overwhelmingly slanted coverage on the Supreme Court's pro-same-sex "marriage" rulings. Ben Tracy played up the "long night of celebrating in West ...
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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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CBS Promotes Politico's 'Dysfunctional' Jab of Congress for Rejecting Farm Bill

Norah O'Donnell boosted Politico's slam of the Republican-led House of Representatives on Friday's CBS This Morning, after the body voted down a proposed farm bill. The anchor made the attack in a ...
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Networks Ignore 'Audit the IRS' Rally; Minimize Coverage of $70 Million in IRS Bonuses

The Big Three all punted on covering the Capitol Hill "Audit the IRS" rally on their Wednesday evening and Thursday morning newscasts. CBS This Morning played a four-second soundbite of Senator ...
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Sharyl Attkisson 'Outraged' Over Computers' Hacking; 'Very Serious and Disturbing Matter'

On Monday's CBS This Morning, Sharyl Attkisson slammed the unnamed hacker who broke into her computers: "It's a very serious and disturbing matter. I'm outraged that anyone would do such a thing." ...
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CBS Hounds Rand Paul on NSA Spying Scandal: 'Why Only Now Raise These Concerns?'

Norah O'Donnell unsurprisingly conducted a confrontational interview of Senator Rand Paul on Tuesday's CBS This Morning, pummeling the Kentucky Republican for his strong opposition to the National ...
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CBS Boosts Oprah's 'Remarkable' Pro-Gun Control Speech at Harvard

Friday's CBS This Morning touted Oprah Winfrey's recent Harvard commencement speech, airing over a minute of half of footage from the former daytime TV host's address. The morning newscast ...
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CBS's John Dickerson Downplays Obama Aide's Private Investor Meetings: 'Wouldn't Necessarily Have to Be Sinister'

On Tuesday's CBS This Morning, John Dickerson spun a front page scoop from the Washington Post that spotlighted the several private meetings that a top Obama health care adviser had with ...
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Networks Hype Obama's 'Powerful' Commencement Speech; Set Aside Over Five Minutes of Air Time

ABC, CBS, and NBC touted President Obama's Sunday commencement address at Morehouse College in Atlanta on their Sunday evening and Monday morning newscasts, devoting a total of five minutes and 14 ...
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Network Morning Shows Hype Angelina Jolie's Mastectomies With Nearly 27 Min. of Coverage; Yawn at Gosnell Verdict

ABC and NBC led their morning shows on Tuesday with nearly 10 minutes of "breaking news" coverage of Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy. This celebrity-driven story was apparently deemed more ...
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