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NBC's Lauer: Isn't Obama Just Trying to 'Trap' GOP With Tax Hike Push?

On Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer actually grilled White House chief of staff Denis McDonough on President Obama's tax hike proposal: "During the President's last press conference of ...
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NBC & ABC Censor Charlie Hebdo Cover, But Tout it As 'Declaration of Defiance'

Reporting on the release of Charlie Hebdo's first issue since the January 7 terrorist attack, NBC's Today and ABC's Good Morning America on Wednesday refused to show the cover of the satirical ...
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ABC, NBC Eagerly Promote Governor Christie’s ‘Football Controversy’

On Sunday, Governor Chris Christie (R-N.J.) will attend the Green Bay Packers/Dallas Cowboys playoff game with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. Christie’s decision has drawn the ire of many football ...
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Michael Keaton Bizarrely Starts 'Today' Interview By Mocking GOP

Appearing on Wednesday's NBC Today to promote his new film Birdman, actor Michael Keaton oddly started by taking a jab at the new Republican Senate Majority Leader: "...let me just read something. ...
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NBC's Guthrie Hails Lena Dunham 'Giving Voice to the Voiceless' With Unraveled Rape Story

In a fawning interview with actress Lena Dunham on Wednesday's NBC Today to promote the latest season of HBO's Girls, co-host Savannah Guthrie sympathized with the feminist activist over people ...
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As GOP Takes Over Congress, Nets Hype Party Problems & Division

While Republicans officially took control of both the House and the Senate on Tuesday, NBC, ABC, and CBS all touted GOP setbacks. NBC's Today led the way, with correspondent Peter Alexander ...
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NBC's Guthrie Frets Palin Took 'Cheap Shot' at Obama in PETA Feud

In a live interview with Sarah Palin on Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie accused the former Alaska governor of taking a "cheap shot" at President Obama while defending herself against ...
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ABC & NBC Seize on Palin 'Sparking New Controversy' in 'Feud' With PETA

On Monday, both ABC's Good Morning America and NBC's Today hyped a supposed "controversy" between Sarah Palin and radical animal rights group PETA, after Palin shared a touching photo of her Down ...
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‘Big Three’ Networks Pounce On GOP Rep. Speaking to White Supremacists In 2002

On December 29, Congressman Steve Scalise (R-La.) admitted that he spoke at a convention of white supremacists in 2002 while serving as a Louisiana state legislator and the “big three” (ABC, CBS, ...
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NBC Cheers 'New Era' in U.S.-Cuba Relations, Barely Notices Opposition

During the five minutes of coverage that Thursday's NBC Today provided on President Obama reopening diplomatic relations with Cuba, only twenty-three seconds was devoted to critics of the ...
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