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'Meet the Press' Panel: Losing the Senate Would Actually Be Good for Democrats

In preparation for Democrats possibly losing control of the Senate in the midterm election, Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd and his panel actually tried to preemptively spin such a defeat as a ...
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Crickets: Networks Avoid Democratic Gaffes and Scandals in 2014 Midterms

In 2012, gaffes and scandals by Republican candidates, such as Todd Akin, prompted a wave of coverage by the three networks. Yet, ill-conceived comments by Democrats in the 2014 midterms have ...
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With Midterms Looming, Chris Matthews Spies Sexism from GOP Candidate Thom Tillis

MSNBC may be gearing up for another election season of  the "war on women." The Hardball host on Friday speculated whether the Republican senatorial candidate from North Carolina engaged in ...
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NBC and CBS Skip Harry Reid's Questionable Asian Joke: It's Hard to Keep 'My Wongs Straight'

NBC and CBS have ignored a questionable joke about Asian Americans by Harry Reid on Thursday. Only Friday's World News highlighted the "foot-in-mouth" moment from the Senate Majority Leader. ...
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Networks Avoid Scandal-Plagued Democratic Senator Exiting the Race

During their Thursday evening and Friday morning newscasts, ABC, CBS and NBC all failed to report news that a scandal-plagued Democratic U.S. Senator from Montana dropped his campaign for a full ...
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Surprised? Scandal for 'Rising Republican Star' Prompts ABC Coverage on Election 2014

Good Morning America is a profoundly superficial show. The ABC program on Monday devoted air time to Full House star Jonathan Stamos responding a blogger's criticism of the '90s show. So, what ...
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MSNBC's Ronan Farrow: GOP Senator Is a 'Hero' for Refusing to Back Fellow Republican

It's not often that the hosts of MSNBC trumpet an elected Republican as a "hero." But liberal anchor Ronan Farrow did exactly that on Tuesday as he praised Senator Mark Kirk's insistence that he ...
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Nets Uncritically Hype Dem 'All-Nighter' on Climate Change, Mocked Cruz's 'Long-Winded' Protest

ABC, CBS and NBC on Tuesday morning uncritically hyped an extended effort by Senate Democrats as an "all-night marathon" to raise awareness on climate change. Yet, these same networks mocked a ...
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NBC Is Still Ignoring Obama's 'Embarrassing' Ambassadorial Picks

While CBS and ABC have awoken to the "embarrassing" performance of Barack Obama's wealthy donors turned ambassadorial nominees, NBC is still skipping the details of the men and women who have ...
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MSNBC's Hayes Rejoices in 'Victory' of Iran Sanctions Bill Being Derailed

On Friday's All In show on MSNBC, host Chris Hayes rejoiced in the "victory" of the Iran sanctions bill in the Senate being stifled, as the MSNBC host expressed his hope that viewers of the show ...
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