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Brian Williams to Chuck Todd’s ‘Reality Check’ on Obama’s Liberal Plans: ‘A Lot of People Hope You’re Wrong’

On Tuesday night, NBC News anchor Brian Williams charged that “a lot people hope” a reality check by Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd was wrong in asserting that most of the President’s ...
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CBS Quizzes Biden on Patriots Cheating, Not on Tax Increases

Joe Biden appeared on all three morning shows, Wednesday, to tout the President's call for new taxes. ABC and CBS both quizzed the Vice President on the process of getting new laws passed, but ...
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NBC's Lauer Accuses GOP of 'Disrespect' & 'Pettiness' During SOTU

In a softball interview with Joe Biden on Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer fretted over there being "more tension than normal" during Tuesday's State of the Union address and slammed GOP ...
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ABC and NBC Morning Shows Boost Obama’s ‘Aggressive’ SOTU Speech

On Tuesday night, President Obama gave his sixth State of the Union address, and on Wednesday morning, ABC and CBS did their best to boost his speech and tout his liberal agenda to their ...
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NBC’s Richard Engel Slams Obama on Foreign Policy: ‘Outlining a World That He Wishes We Were’ In

While NBC News was up to its usual business in praising and defending President Obama both before and after his State of the Union speech, chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel emerged as a ...
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NBC’s Brian Williams Blames Rep. Joe Wilson’s ‘You Lie’ Comment for Decline in SOTU Decorum

During NBC’s coverage of President Obama’s seventh State of the Union speech, anchor Brian Williams remarked how there’s been “change in tone and tenor and ambiance” inside the House chamber from ...
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CBS’s Bob Schieffer Swoons: Obama’s Speech Was ‘Uplifting’ with ‘Soaring Rhetoric’

At the conclusion of President Barack Obama’s 2015 State of the Union speech, CBS News chief Washington correspondent and Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer offered plenty of praise for the ...
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Andrea Mitchell Gushes: Obama’s ‘Economic Message’ Is ‘So Politically in Tune With’ the American People

Following President Obama’s State of the Union address, NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell fawned over the President’s liberal economic proposals of tax increases as “so ...
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NBC's Chuck Todd: Obama ‘Got the Post-Election Honeymoon, Not the Republicans’

While previewing President Obama’s State of the Union address, on Tuesday's NBC Nightly News, Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd told viewers the President will set out to “do a little victory ...
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ABC’s Stephanopoulos Finds It Credible Barack Obama Can Be Another Ronald Reagan

Without laughing, ABC’s George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday’s World News Tonight advanced the White House hope that Barack Obama will be seen as Ronald Reagan was in 1987, as a President who ...
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