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NBC: Open Lautenberg Seat a 'Political Hot Potato' for Christie, Suggests He Appoint a Dem

Following the death of New Jersey Democratic Senator Frank Lautenberg on Monday, Tuesday's NBC Today immediately began speculating on his replacement and the potential fallout for Chris ...
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MSNBC's O'Donnell Slams 'Vicious' Attempt to Ban Violent Criminals from Welfare

On the Wednesday, May 22, The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell show on MSNBC, host  O'Donnell called for the defeat of a "vicious" Senate amendment pushed by Louisiana Republican Senator ...
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'Meet the Press' Panel Bemoans Failure of Gun Control Bill, Calls on Senate to 'Kill the Filibuster'

Sunday's NBC Meet the Press panel decried gun background check legislation being voted down in the Senate, with liberal historian Doris Kearns Goodwin lamenting: "Maybe the problem is also the ...
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Emotional Anecdotes Trump Reasonable Arguments in NYT's Gun Coverage

When it comes to pushing gun control, the New York Times reliably relied on emotional outbursts over reasonable argument every time. Sheryl Gay Stolberg quoted an activist removed from the Senate ...
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ABC Promotes Obama's 'Outrage' Over Gun Defeat, Features No Pro-Second Amendment Voices

ABC on Wednesday and Thursday parroted Barack Obama's anger over the failure of his gun control bill, touting the President's rage over this "shameful day." On World News and Good Morning America, ...
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NY Times, Not Taking Defeat of 'Gun Safety' Well, Faults 'Gun Lobby's' 'Disputed Talking Points'

The Times is not taking the defeat of gun control very well. Jonathan Weisman: "A wrenching national search for solutions to the violence that left 20 children dead in Newtown, Conn., all but ...

Networks Compared Obama's Gun Fight to Beating the Nazis, But Blandly Cover Senate Setback

Over the winter, the three networks eagerly compared Barack Obama's push for more gun control to "defeating the Nazis," hyping his "dramatic," "emotional" effort. Yet, when the President suffered ...
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Politico’s Evan Thomas: Ted Cruz a ‘Potentially Dangerous’ Demagogue

The liberal media’s effort to demonize Sen. Ted Cruz continues. On last Friday’s episode of PBS’s Inside Washington, the mostly left-leaning panel of journalists piled on the criticism of the ...
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Chris Matthews Snarls That Ted Cruz Is the New 'Joe McCarthy'

For daring to oppose Chuck Hagel's nomination to be Secretary of Defense, Chris Matthews on Thursday snarled that Ted Cruz is the new Joe McCarthy. Comparing the Republican senator from Texas to ...
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