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Media Yawn at Obama and Biden Snubbing Auschwitz Anniversary; Mocked Cheney’s Appearance in 2005

Tuesday marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and, naturally, the event attracted plenty of media coverage. In addition to each of the three major networks devoting segments ...
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Networks Ignore Obama’s Decision to Back Down from Plan to Tax 529 College Savings Accounts

In a reversal of a key proposal from his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama moved on Tuesday to drop the plan to tax 529 college-savings accounts after outcry from members of both ...
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Leaked Al Jazeera English Email Bans Staff from Using Terms ‘Terrorist,’ ‘Militant,’ ‘Islamist’

On Tuesday afternoon, Brendan Bordelon of National Review Online (NRO) reported on the latest leaked email from Al Jazeera English that showed executive Carlos van Meek telling employees not to ...
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HuffPo's Stein Claims Clintons Need to Win Lotto to 'Catch Up' With Koch Brothers in 2016

Appearing on MSNBC's Morning Joe on Tuesday, Huffington Post reporter Sam Stein worried that the Clinton political machine would be unable to compete with funding from Charles and David Koch ...
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Washington Examiner’s ‘Mainstream Media Scream’ with the MRC’s Assessment

New on January 26: Bryant Gumbel denounced the NRA: “There are a few things I hate more than the NRA. I mean truly. I think they’re pigs. I think they don’t care about human life...”
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MSNBC’s Alex Wagner, Guest Use Blizzard to Complain about GOP, ‘Big Oil Industry’ ‘Fighting’ Climate Change

During her MSNBC show Now on Monday, Alex Wagner featured Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia University’s Earth Institute, who took advantage of the blizzard set to strike New York City and New England to ...
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ABC's Stephanopoulos Frets Over Bobby Jindal Mentioning 'God' at Religious Event

Leading off an interview with Bobby Jindal on ABC's This Week on Sunday, host George Stephanopoulos played a clip of the Louisiana governor and potential Republican 2016 contender speaking about ...
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On MSNBC, Bill Nye Hits 'Unglued' Viewers Who Object to Blaming Blizzard on Climate Change

A severe winter storm about to strike the northeast is caused by global warming? That's the unsurprising suggestion by climate change enthusiast Bill Nye on MSNBC, Monday. The TV ...
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CBS Host Scott Pelley Asks John Boehner ‘Do You Practice That Scowl?'

Following President Obama’s State of the Union address on January 20, Speaker of the House John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sat down with Scott Pelley, CBS Evening News ...
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Wrong: Chuck Todd Claims Overturning Roe V. Wade Makes Abortion 'Illegal'

While badgering Mike Huckabee on Sunday, Meet the Press anchor Chuck Todd inaccurately claimed that overturning Roe V. Wade would make abortion "illegal." The NBC journalist ...
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