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Networks Offer Scant Coverage of Dick Cheney 'Blasting' Obama on Iraq

Former Vice President Dick Cheney co-authored a blistering op-ed, deriding Barack Obama's handling of Iraq. But you wouldn't know it from the network coverage. ABC's Good Morning America ...
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Networks Ignore Report Claiming Clintons Trying to Avoid Paying Estate Tax They Support

On Wednesday, June 17 Bloomberg reported that Bill and Hillary Clinton are taking advantage of financial planning strategies to avoid paying a hefty estate tax, even though the Clintons are ...
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Chuck Todd: In New Poll, Public Is Telling Obama 'Your Presidency Is Over'

Appearing on Wednesday's NBC Today, chief White House correspondent and political director Chuck Todd reported on the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll showing President Obama's poll ...
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CNN’s Amanpour Asks Hillary Clinton If ‘Latent Racism’ Exists Towards President Obama

Hillary Clinton sat down with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour for a Town Hall interview on Tuesday to promote her new book “Hard Choices” and was greeted to questions that tilted five to one in favor of ...
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A Tilted CNN 'Town Hall' for Hillary: Five Questions from the Left, One from the Right

True to form, CNN host Christiane Amanpour selected five "citizen" questions from the liberal agenda, and only one from the right -- on Iraq -- during CNN's hour-long Tuesday afternoon "town ...
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CNN’s Erin Burnett Rushes to Defend Hillary Clinton During Interview with Ted Cruz

CNN host Erin Burnett did her best to provide cover for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the issue of Benghazi during a highly combative interview with Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX). Cruz ...
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CBS Uses Father of California Shooting Victim to Push Gun Control

CBS Evening News seems to have shifted from merely reporting the news to becoming an advocate. On Tuesday, June 17, fill-in host Jeff Glor introduced a segment on gun control that sounded more ...
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CBS Puffs Pot as an Empowerment Tool for Women: 'Breaking the Grass Ceiling'

CBS This Morning on Tuesday continued its role as the biggest cheerleader of legalized marijuana. Reporter Barry Petersen hailed the role of women in Colorado's expanding pot industry. A network ...
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CBS Holds Obama Accountable for Iraq Chaos, NBC and ABC Avoid

While all three network morning shows covered the ongoing terrorist invasion of Iraq on Tuesday, only CBS This Morning made the connection between President Obama's foreign policy and the ...
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NBC’s Brian Williams Contradicts Own Reporters on Iraq, Claims U.S. ‘May Have To Work With Iran’

On Monday, June 16, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams did his best to not only spin the recent surge in violence throughout Iraq as being George W. Bush’s fault but managed to completely ...
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