Scott Pelley

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CBS's Schieffer: Obama Win 'No Stamp of Approval' for Agenda; Spotlights 'He Almost Lost The Popular Vote'

Bob Schieffer poured cold water on President Obama's victory during CBS's post-election coverage on early Wednesday morning: "He's not going to have a mandate here. The President has been ...
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ABC Gives New Unemployment Rate 18 Seconds, CBS Finds ‘Flourishing’ Employer, NBC: ‘Better Than Expected’

ABC, CBS and NBC did their part Friday night to minimize the negative impact to the Obama campaign from the rise in the unemployment rate from 7.8 to 7.9 percent in October. ABC anchor Diane ...
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Nets Punt on Biden's 'Planned Parenthood Cannot Perform Any Abortions' Gaffe; Played Up Romney 'Shift'

On Friday afternoon, Joe Biden lived up to his reputation for committing gaffes. At a rally in La Crosse, Wisconsin, Biden claimed Planned Parenthood "under law cannot perform any abortions." In ...
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On CBS, Time's Foroohar Spins Debate: 'You Have to Wonder Whether Romney's Math Adds Up'

Time's assistant managing editor Rana Foroohar could have been mistaken as an Obama campaign flack during CBS's post-presidential debate coverage on Wednesday night, with her claim that "the key ...
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Crushing Mitt Romney With Media-Generated "Earthquake"

The liberal networks hype a secret videotape of Mitt Romney, declaring it a "political earthquake" sending out "shock waves" that could change the campaign.
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CBS Fails to Air Tough Questions to Obama on Negative Campaign Ads

Sunday's 60 Minutes couldn't be bothered to air Steve Kroft pursuing President Obama about "nasty and negative campaign ads under your name, or under the name of your various PACs." Obama ...
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ABC, CBS, NBC Hype Romney Hidden Camera Tape, Bury Obama's 'Redistribution' Clip

In all the Big Three networks this week devoted about 88 minutes to the Romney tape compared to just six and a half minutes on the Obama "redistribution" clip -- a 13 to 1 ratio.
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CBS Uniquely Labels Hezbollah as 'Terrorist Group'

As the broadcast network evening newscasts on Monday recounted protests in Beirut, Lebanon, organized by Hezbollah, only the CBS Evening News noted that the U.S. government considers Hezbollah to ...
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Pelley Trumpets Obama’s ‘Remarkable Moment of Candor’ in What Makes the ‘Sacrifices Worth It’

“Listen for it,” CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley urged viewers Friday night in trumpeting what he hailed as “a remarkable moment of candor” from President Barack Obama “when he told us ...
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Schieffer Touts 'Best Polling News That the President Has Seen in Quite a While'

Bob Schieffer trumpeted "some of the best polling news that the President has seen in quite a while" on Friday's CBS Evening News, a day after NBC's Brian Williams played up poll numbers that were ...
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