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CNN’s Bash To Eric Cantor: ‘Do You Think there was Anti-Semitism involved In Your Defeat?’

Congressman Eric Cantor (R-VA) made his first television interview appearances on Sunday, June 15 following his primary defeat to his a Tea Party challenger David Brat. Cantor sat down with CNN’s ...
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CNBC/NYT’s Harwood Blames Anti-Semitism for Cantor’s Defeat

Discussing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s surprising primary loss, on Friday’s Washington Week on PBS, John Harwood, chief Washington correspondent for CNBC, a regular on NBC and MSNBC, and a ...
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NBC Minimizes Obama's Iraq Pullout As Contributing Factor to Islamist Advance

On Friday's NBC Nightly News, Brian Williams strongly hinted that the recent Islamist blitzkrieg in Iraq was completely former President Bush's fault: "Make no mistake: what's happening in Iraq ...
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IRS Claims to Have Lost Over Two Years of Lois Lerner's Emails, Will Networks Report?

Apparently two years of Lois Lerner’s emails have been lost, according to the IRS. The disappearance of the emails caused House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp to blast: “The fact ...
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Only CBS Notices NPR Host Grilling Hillary Over Her Flip-Flop on Gay Marriage

On Friday, CBS This Morning was the only one of the Big Three network morning shows to cover Hillary Clinton's testy Thursday exchange with NPR host Terry Gross over Clinton's shifting position on ...
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GMA Plays Up ‘Controversy Inside the Mormon Church’ and the ‘Shocking Move’ By Church Officials

Officials in the Mormon Church have chosen to expel two activists from its ranks “One who is pushing for women priests. The other targeted for questioning church doctrine” and ABC’s Good Morning ...
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ABC Ignores Its Own Journalist Hounding Carney on Obama's 'Accomplishments' in Iraq

Thursday's World News on ABC led with the rapid advance of an Islamist group into the heart of Iraq, but glossed over how correspondent Jonathan Karl grilled outgoing White House Press Secretary ...
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Andrea Mitchell: Obama Administration 'Oughta Know Something About Iraq,' 'We Were There for 10 Years'

On her 12 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show on Thursday, host and NBC chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell was unusually critical of the Obama administration's handling of terrorists ...
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Even Jimmy Fallon is Taking Jabs at Obama Now

With his approval ratings dropping and numerous scandals swirling around him it could be argued that America is going through Obama Fatigue right now. And maybe the President himself is ...
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Networks Dance Around Mentioning President Obama When Discussing Increased Iraq Violence

Al Qaeda militants have seized control of two cities in Northern Iraq, including Mosul the nation’s second largest and Tikrit, the hometown of Sadaam Hussein. Despite the increased violence, all ...
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