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NBC’s Chris Jansing Hits Missouri Gov. from Left on Ferguson, Ignores His ‘Vigorous Prosecution’ Comments

Chris Jansing, NBC News Chief White House Correspondent, filled in as moderator on Meet the Press and did her best to hit Governor Jay Nixon (D-MO) from the left over his handling of the ...
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George Stephanopoulos Frets Over U.S. Taking Action Against ISIS: ‘Is There a Danger Here of Overreacting?’

On Sunday's This Week, moderator George Stephanopoulos bizarrely worried that the U.S. might take too much action in combating the terrorist group ISIS. Speaking to Bill Kristol, editor of the ...
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‘Starstruck’ Actress ‘Cried’ When She Met ‘Icon’ Hillary Clinton

“What really gets” actress Chloe Grace Moretz “going” is Hillary Clinton, a USA Today reporter discovered in meeting her for a profile piece on the 17-year-old star of If I Stay, the movie which ...
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Chris Matthews: Obama Should Take 'Lesson' from Holder, Who 'Showed How You Lead In This Country'

Filling in for Andrea Mitchell during MSNBC's 12 p.m. ET hour on Friday, Hardball host Chris Matthews hit President Obama from the left while praising Attorney General Eric Holder's visit to ...
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On MSNBC: Rick Perry Indictment Creates an 'Error for a Guy Who Had No Margin for Error'

Liberals from David Axelrod to Alan Dershowitz have decried the grand jury indictment of Rick Perry as a hatchet job, but to NBC senior political news editor Mark Murray it’s still a political ...
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CBS This Morning Covers for Obama on Vacation, Golfing After Statement on James Foley’s Murder

Friday’s CBS This Morning dove into the subject of President Obama vacationing in Martha’s Vineyard while events domestically and internationally rage, including the brutal murder of American ...
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CBS Uses Ice Bucket Challenge to Tout Dem Slamming 'Cold' GOP

During a report on Friday's CBS This Morning about some of the "backlash" against the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, correspondent Ben Tracy highlighted Michigan Democratic Congressman John Dingell ...
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NBC and ABC Ignore Obama Admin. Broke Law With Bergdahl Exchange; CBS Gives It 24 Seconds

After Thursday's network evening newscasts ignored a report from the Government Accountability Office that the exchange of five terrorists from Guantanamo Bay for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was ...
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WashPost Writer Steers Daughter from Redskins Outfit for Teddy Bear Because of Team’s ‘Blatantly Racist Name'

Washington Post parenting writer Mari-Jane Williams took to the paper’s Thursday Local Living section to continue the paper’s advocating the name “Redskins” be stripped from the city’s NFL team ...
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Networks: Ferguson 'Relieved' By Eric Holder's Visit; 'A Step Towards Transparency'

Between Wednesday's evening newscasts and Thursday's morning shows, NBC, CBS, and ABC all praised Attorney General Eric Holder's visit to Ferguson, Missouri. On Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, ...
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