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ABC Insists ‘The Republican Brand Is Still Very Damaged’

Despite the Republican Party taking control of both houses of Congress as well as winning additional governors races, ABC’s Good Morning America made sure to throw some cold water on the GOP ...
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Liberal CNN Analyst Laments ‘Best Campaigner’ Dems Have in Obama ‘Locked Away in the WH’

Early Wednesday morning, liberal CNN political commentator Cornell Belcher groaned during CNN’s midterms elections coverage that the Democratic Party’s top campaigner in President Barack Obama was ...
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Andrea Mitchell Slams 'Scary,' 'Non-Factual' GOP Ads

Appearing on MSNBC, Tuesday night, for election returns, anchor Andrea Mitchell angrily denounced Republican ads on Ebola as "scary" and "non-factual." Hardball host Chris Matthews lamented that ...
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Chuck Todd Denies GOP Wave Election, Then Changes His Mind

During NBC News’s 10:00 p.m. Eastern midterms elections coverage, NBC News political director and Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd emphasized that the 2014 midterms were not a Republican wave, ...
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Denial: Tom Brokaw Claims No 'Big, Ideological' Win for GOP

Despite the Republicans dramatically retaking the Senate, increasing their majority in the House and upping the number of GOP governors, veteran NBC journalist Tom Brokaw on Tuesday night ...
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CNN's Costello Plays Up GOP's 'Campaign of Fear' in Midterms

CNN's Carol Costello hyped how "Republicans have managed to use fear so successfully in these midterm elections" during interviews of two former governors on Tuesday's CNN Newsroom. Costello ...
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Politico's VandeHei: GOP In 'Hell of A Jam' If They Win Senate

Appearing on MSNBC's Morning Joe Tuesday morning, Politico's Jim VandeHei absurdly claimed that Republicans would be in big trouble if they took control of the Senate in the midterm election: ...
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CBS Insists Midterms Are Indictment of Both Political Parties

On Tuesday, the folks on CBS This Morning did their best to downplay the significance of a potential GOP-controlled Senate in this year’s midterm elections. Unlike ABC and NBC who provided mostly ...
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HBO Mini-Series on Limbaugh: ‘He’s a Liar and a Hatemonger – Makes Me Want to Puke’

Monday night on HBO viewers heard one of their stars call Rush Limbaugh an “idiot” and charge “he’s a liar and a hatemonger – makes me want to puke.” But it wasn’t Bill Maher. It was actress ...
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NBC Continues to Have Doubts About a Possible GOP Senate Takeover

On Monday night, NBC continued to doubt the real possibility of the Republicans taking over control of the U.S. Senate following the midterm elections on Tuesday. Both NBC Nightly News anchor ...
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