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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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CBS Hounds Catholic Bishop on 'Landmark Document' on Gays

The CBS This Morning anchors stayed true to their reputation of playing softball with liberal guests, while badgering conservative/traditional ones with their Wednesday interview of Cardinal ...
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ABC Gives 17 Seconds to Own Poll Showing ‘Democrats Sweating’ Before Midterms

The latest ABC News/Washington Post poll is out and it has some sobering news for Democrats with less than three weeks to go until the midterm election. The poll found that President Obama’s ...
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ABC and NBC Ignore Announcement of Murder Charges for Benghazi Suspect

Major broadcast networks ABC and NBC both refused to cover the news on Tuesday night that the lone individual the United States has in custody relating to the 2012 terror attacks in Benghazi, ...
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NBC Promotes ‘Close’ Kentucky Senate Race; Todd Pushes 3 Races That Are ‘Big Hurdles’ for GOP

Following a segment that aired during Sunday night’s NBC Nightly News on President Obama’s unpopularity ahead of the midterm elections, the evening news program ran two more midterm election ...
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Networks Largely Ignore Lefty Wendy Davis ‘Wheelchair Ad’ Attacking Republican Greg Abbott

On Friday afternoon, Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis and her campaign released a new ad that took aim at her Republican opponent Greg Abbott as a “hypocrite” for ...
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Networks Boost LGBT Lobby's 'Seismic Shift' Spin on Vatican Meeting

On Tuesday, the Big Three networks' morning newscasts carried water for the left-wing Human Rights Campaign by adopting their "seismic shift" label about the midterm report from the Catholic ...
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Maria Shriver Asks Ann Romney About GOP's 'Gender Problem'

In an interview with Ann Romney aired on Tuesday's NBC Today, special anchor Maria Shriver couldn't help getting in a dig at Republicans: "The Republican Party is viewed by so many women as having ...
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