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After Hyping Christie’s ‘Bridgegate,’ CNN Buries Andrew Cuomo’s Scandal

The cable news outlet completely ignored the Cuomo scandal until it aired a single report on August 7. In stark contrast, when a scandal involving the administration of New Jersey Governor Chris ...
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CNN’s Blitzer Presses IRS Chief: ‘Why Shouldn't Taxpayers Use the Crashed Hard Drive Excuse?

During Thursday’s edition of The Situation Room on CNN, host Wolf Blitzer committed an act of journalism in grilling IRS Commissioner John Koskinen with question after question about the growing ...
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Birth Control Mandate? Wolf Blitzer Doesn't Think Religious Liberty Is Threatened

CNN's Wolf Blitzer hounded Rep. Michele Bachmann over Arizona's religious freedom bill on Wednesday and "disagreed" that religious beliefs of business owners are being violated when they are ...
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Toobin Calls Clarence Thomas ‘Disgraceful,’ CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Hails ‘Excellent Article’

CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer brought Jeffrey Toobin aboard Monday’s The Situation Room to expound on his New Yorker magazine blog, “Clarence Thomas’s Disgraceful Silence,” posted on Friday. After ...
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CNN Touts Obama's 'Victory Lap' on ObamaCare Numbers, But Ignores Concern from Insurers

CNN gave a prime exhibition of lazy journalism on Friday's The Situation Room when it touted Obama's "victory lap" because of "new ObamaCare enrollment numbers" without fact-checking ...
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Fareed Zakaria Lectures Conservatives to 'Lighten Up,' Hits the 'Extreme' Tea Party

Hours after President Obama lectured Republicans about governing, CNN boosted his agenda by ordering conservatives and the Tea Party to "lighten up" on Thursday's The Situation Room. "So while ...
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CNN Shutdown Bias: Republican 'Suicide Caucus' Is 'Hurting Families'

Before and during Tuesday's government shutdown, CNN hosts, reporters, and anchors blasted Republicans and blamed them for the shutdown. New Day co-host Chris Cuomo told Rep. Darrell Issa ...
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Nothing to See Here: CNN Largely Omits Tainted Eliot Spitzer Was Once Its Prime-Time Host

CNN mentioned Eliot Spitzer's prostitution scandal in every single report on his comeback bid in politics on Monday and Tuesday, but the network hid that he was recently a CNN prime-time host ...
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CNN Gives 30 Times More Coverage to Tabloid Stories Than Benghazi Hearing

On Wednesday evening, CNN barely covered the congressional hearing on the Benghazi attack from earlier that afternoon. Instead, the network provided wall-to-wall coverage of the Jodi Arias ...
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Ted Turner Tells Obama to Get 'Climate Change Under Control'

In an exclusive April 3 interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer, CNN founder Ted Turner expressed his hopes for President Obama and advised him to "get this global climate change under control." ...
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