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NBC and CBS Hosts See Prisoner Swap As 'Good Sign' of 'Diplomatic Breakthrough' With Taliban

While all three broadcast networks provided critical coverage of the Obama administration's decision to exchange five Taliban terrorists for American soldier Bowe Bergdahl, Meet the Press host ...
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CBS Hails 'Groundbreaking' New EPA Regulations on Climate Change, Skips Job Risk

CBS and NBC's morning shows on Monday avoided any mention of the potential job killing-harm that new Environmental Protection Agency rules will create. The three networks spent a scant 61 seconds ...
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NBC's Lauer Actually Grills Jay Carney: Has White House 'Endangered the Lives of All Americans?'

On Monday, NBC Today co-host Matt Lauer actually held outgoing White House Press Secretary Jay Carney's feet to the fire over the administration releasing five Taliban terrorists from ...
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ABC’s Stephanopoulos Ignores Benghazi During Interview with Ambassador Susan Rice

Susan Rice, former U.N. Ambassador and current National Security Advisor for President Obama, sat down with CNN’s Candy Crowley and ABC’s George Stephanopoulos on Sunday to discuss a variety of ...
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ABC’s Stephanopoulos Spins for Obama After White House Fails to Notify Congress Prior to Releasing Terrorist Prisoners

On Sunday morning, ABC’s George Stephanopoulos and CBS’s Charles Osgood provided the first coverage of the potential violation of U.S. law in trading a U.S. soldier for Taliban terrorists by ...
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Only NBC Nightly News Highlights Obama’s Failure to Notify Congress Prior to Releasing Prisoners from Gitmo

The United States negotiated the release of five Afghan prisoners at Guantanamo Bay in exchange for the Taliban freeing an American sergeant from captivity, yet President Obama may have violated ...
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Nets Eagerly Promote Hillary ‘Fighting Back’ and ‘Taking on Critics’ Over Benghazi

Hillary Clinton is managing to do what conservatives cannot: get Benghazi into the news – but only to showcase her heroic efforts to take on those awful Republicans. ABC anchor David Muir on ...
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Andrea Mitchell: VA Scandal 'Far More Serious' Than Obama's Other 'So-Called Scandals'

On her Friday 12 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show, host Andrea Mitchell joined fellow media liberals Stephen Colbert and Chris Matthews in labeling the VA scandal the first real scandal of the Obama ...
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NBC and CBS Tout 'Defiant' Hillary Clinton 'On Offense' Over Benghazi

On Friday, both NBC's Today and CBS This Morning dutifully promoted quotes from Hillary Clinton's new memoir leaked to Politico of the former Secretary of State blasting critics of her mishandling ...
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Obama Economy Contracts, CBS Sees ‘Strong Rebound’ While ABC Frets ‘Chianti Caper’

America suffered an economic setback in the first quarter of the year as the GDP for Obama’s economy was revised downward Thursday morning to a negative one percent, yet neither ABC’s World ...
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