Roll Call http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/23458/all en CBS Plays Up The Absence of Republican Speakers at King Anniversary http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-plays-absence-republican-speakers-king-anniversary <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/2013-08-29-CBS-Pegues_large.JPG" style="float: right;" height="133" width="240" />On Thursday's <em>CBS This Morning</em>, Jeff Pegues spotlighted the lack of GOP speakers at the 50th anniversary commemoration of Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech: "<strong>Noticeably absent from this event, the GOP.</strong>..the two most senior Republicans in the House...were <strong>invited to speak but declined</strong>." However, Pegues failed to mention that the event organizers didn't <a href="http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-plays-absence-republican-speakers-king-anniversary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Bill Clinton cbs CBS This Morning Emma Dumain Guns Jeff Pegues John Fund Martin Luther King National Review Roll Call Tim Scott Thu, 29 Aug 2013 22:11:37 +0000 matthew.balan 44388 at http://www.mrc.org