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As Diane Sawyer Signs-Off, a Look Back at Her Fawning Chats With Repressive Dictators

World News anchor and long-time ABC journalist Diane Sawyer signed off for the last time on Wednesday night. The host's final show included a music montage as she offered a behind the scenes look ...
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Chuck Todd: Women Reject GOP 'Crazy White Guys' With 'Crazy Theories' About Contraception

In an interview with Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus on MSNBC's The Daily Rundown on Thursday, host and incoming Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd proposed a cause for the ...
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CBS Promotes Dem. Senator on Receiving End of ‘Sexist Comments’ from Male Colleagues

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) is out with a new book in which she claims several of her male colleagues made comments about her weight following the birth of her second child. CBS This ...
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Matthews on Arizona Gun Range Tragedy: ‘This Is Where You Get When You Go All the Way With Gun Rights’

Chris Matthews devoted a segment during his MSNBC show Hardball on Wednesday evening to the tragic shooting death of a firearms instructor at a Arizona gun range after a nine-year-old girl ...
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Networks Fret Over Burger King 'Defecting' to Canada to Pay Lower Taxes

As news broke on Tuesday of Burger King buying Tim Hortons and moving its corporate headquarters to Canada, the broadcast networks quickly adopted the liberal talking point that the fast food ...
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Sharyl Attkisson Schools ABC, CBS, NBC on How to Cover the IRS Scandal

Unlike her colleagues at the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) networks, investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson, on Tuesday night, actually dug into the finer points of the big bombshells revealed in the ...
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ABC and NBC Ignore Possible Obstruction of Justice in Growing VA Scandal

Wednesday's morning shows on ABC and NBC ignored the latest details of the growing scandal engulfing the Veterans Affairs department. Only CBS bothered to report on the story, allowing a scant 20 ...
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CBS Hits Warren Buffett from Left Over Burger King Deal: ‘Capitalist Before He’s A Patriot’

Ever since fast food chain Burger King announced its desire to purchase Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons, CBS has done its best to play up the supposed backlash the company ...
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O'Reilly: Al Sharpton 'Almost Single-Handedly Has Corrupted NBC News'

On his show Monday night, Fox News host Bill O'Reilly declared that MSNBC host and Ferguson, Missouri activist Al Sharpton "has become so controversial in America that it's hard to explain how ...
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CBS’s Duthiers on Missouri State Law on Police Use of Force: ‘Sounds Like Cops Are Protected No Matter What’

Reporting on the latest in Ferguson, Missouri for Tuesday night’s CBS Evening News, CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthiers interviewed a St. Louis detective on what Missouri state law states ...
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