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As NBC's Todd Rushes to Defend Obama, GOP Senator Tells 'Caffeinated' Host to Calm Down

At the start of an interview with Senator Bob Corker on Thursday's MSNBC Daily Rundown, host Chuck Todd demanded the Tennessee Republican justify criticism of President Obama's poor handling of ...
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MSNBC Guest Joan Walsh Calls Limbaugh 'Racist Troll'

Appearing as a guest on MSNBC's PoliticsNation on Monday, Joan Walsh of Salon magazine tagged Rush Limbaugh as a "racist troll" after a clip of the conservative talk radio host criticizing ...
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Wolf Blitzer Goes Easy on Obama; Ignores CNN's Poll, Kerry's Gaffe

In his Monday interview with President Obama, CNN's Wolf Blitzer failed to ask any tough questions of the President. In contrast, Fox News's Chris Wallace grilled Obama over the ...
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Diane Sawyer Ready to Credit Obama's 'Tough Stand' With 'Getting a Dictator to Back Down'

Barack Obama appeared on all three networks (as well as CNN, FNC and PBS) Monday night to try and salvage support for his planned strike against Syria. But it was World News anchor Diane Sawyer ...
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Charlie Rose to Assad: No One Calls You A 'Reformer' Anymore, Like Hillary Did

On Monday's CBS This Morning, Charlie Rose cited how Hillary Clinton once referred to Bashar al-Assad as a "reformer," but didn't use the former Secretary of State's name in his question to the ...
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NBC's Lauer Hopes for Obama 'Escape Hatch' on Syria, So He Can 'Save Face Politically'

On Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer and chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd engaged in a strategy session over how President Obama could minimize any political damage from ...
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Margaret Carlson: 'Bush's Lies' Should 'Keep Him Awake,' But 'Haunt the Country' Instead

On the Friday, September 6, Political Capital show on Bloomberg News, Bloomberg View columnist Margaret Carlson -- formerly of CNN and Time magazine -- blamed former President George W. Bush's ...
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Stephanopoulos Misquotes Obama, Leaves Off ‘Just’ in Claim Congressional Approval Not ‘a Political Ploy’

Friday in Russia, President Obama let slip that putting Congress on the hook, or in a political bind, was part of his calculus in asking for their approval for an attack on Syria, but twice on ...
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As Opposition to Syria Strike Builds, NBC's Russert Tries to Whip Up Support

In back-to-back interviews with members on Congress on Friday's MSNBC Daily Rundown, fill-in host Luke Russert desperately tried to sell Democrats and Republicans on the importance of ...
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