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ABC’s Stephanopoulos Rushes to Defend Obama’s Ebola Czar

During an appearance on Sunday’s Good Morning America, ABC’s George Stephanopoulos did his best to deflect criticism away from President Obama’s decision to name Ron Klain, former Chief of ...
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Frank Luntz on CBS: 'Collapse in Confidence' of Government, Media

Appearing on Friday's CBS This Morning, Republican pollster Frank Luntz reacted to the latest CBS News poll showing Americans having a "crisis of confidence" in government institutions: "The ...
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MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Accuses GOP Senators of ‘Ebola Trutherism’

On Thursday night, MSNBC host Chris Hayes took to bashing Republicans as the main culprits (and not the media) for causing fear in Americans over the current global Ebola outbreak during the first ...
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CBS’s Charlie Rose: Ebola Travel Bans Are ‘Radical Answers’

On Friday, CBS This Morning hosted CBS News Political Director John Dickerson and pollster Frank Luntz to discuss America’s declining trust in government including its recent handling of the Ebola ...
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CBS and NBC Continue Hyping ‘Fangate’, Yet Ignore Apology from Debate Organizers

CBS and NBC continued on Thursday night to harp on the so-called refusal of Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott to initially debate his opponent, Democrat and former Florida Governor Charlie ...
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NBC Ignores NY Times Scoop on Chemical Weapons in Iraq

As of Thursday morning, NBC's morning and evening newscasts have yet to cover the New York Times's front-page article on Wednesday about Saddam Hussein's chemical weapons stockpiles in Iraq, which ...
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MSNBC Slams GOP Over 'Irresponsible' 'Politics of Fear' on Ebola

After citing numerous Republicans on the campaign trail criticizing the Obama administration's handling of the ebola crisis, on Thursday, MSNBC Daily Rundown host Craig Melvin condemned such ...
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‘Big Three' Pounce on ‘Fangate’: ‘An Awkward Moment That’s Blowing Up Online’

On Thursday morning, all three network morning shows hyped Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott’s refusal to appear on stage for a scheduled debate with his Democratic opponent, former Governor ...
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In 1,800 Word Profile of Tom Steyer, USA Today Fails to ID Him as Liberal

Wednesday’s USA Today featured a laudatory front page profile of Tom Steyer, the far-left billionaire donor to efforts to elect liberals and un-seat Republicans of all stripes – especially if ...
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O’Reilly Blasts CDC Director Frieden for ‘Spouting Nonsense’; Calls for His Resignation

On Wednesday night, Bill O’Reilly blasted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Thomas Frieden and the federal government’s response to the Ebola epidemic during his ...
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