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Networks Skip Compelling Story of Mom Arrested After Taking Gun Into New Jersey

The three major networks have obsessed over every detail of the football scandal involving Ray Rice and what the NFL knew. Yet, ABC, NBC and CBS have ignored the compelling story of Shaneen Allen, ...
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Another Clinton Infomercial: CNN’s Burnett Conducts Hour-Long ‘Town-Hall’ Promoting Clinton Global Initiative

CNN joined ABC and CBS on Wednesday night by offering up its own softball sit-down interview with former President Bill Clinton and promoting his Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) organiztion. This ...
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Chuck Todd: Attorney General Eric Holder 'Wasn't Political At All'

Appearing on MSNBC's NewsNation on Thursday to react to Attorney General Eric Holder announcing his resignation, NBC's Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd had the audacity to proclaim that Holder ...
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Scarborough On Obama’s Foreign Policy: ‘Conservative With A Small C’

Leave it to MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough to eagerly defend President Obama following his speech to the United Nations General Assembly. Appearing on Thursday’s Morning Joe, Scarborough insisted that on ...
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NYT Repeatedly Frets Over Threat from 'Conservative' School Board

In case one didn't know, there's a "conservative" school board in Colorado that is facing protests. In just 17 paragraphs, New York Times reporter Jack Healy worried about "conservatives" five ...
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Networks Dodge Obama Linking ISIS Terror, Unrest in Ukraine to Events in Ferguson

During his speech to the United Nations (U.N.) General Assembly on Wednesday, President Barack Obama made a striking, unusual and ridiculous comparison between the reign of terror taking place in ...
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CNN President: 'Complete Confidence' in Zakaria, Despite New Plagiarism Scandal

CNN President Jeff Zucker is standing by Fareed Zakaria, despite new allegations that the host plagiarized in multiple venues. On Wednesday, Hadas Gold of Politico reported Zucker's Tuesday ...
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9/11 Truther Rosie O'Donnell Sees 'Financial Agenda' in Hitting Syria

Rosie O'Donnell, a 9/11 truther and general conspiracy theorist, on Wednesday delved into the reasons behind Barack Obama's air strikes against Syria. The View co-host insisted that there is a ...
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NBC Uses Bush Photo to Distract From Obama's 'Latte Salute' Gaffe

Running defense for Barack Obama on Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer touted "some of the President's defenders" pushing back against a video of the commander-in-chief sloppily saluting ...
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Jimmy Fallon Turns on Obama?

Jimmy Fallon, who famously invited on Barack Obama to slow jam the news and danced with Michelle Obama, took a couple of swings at the president in his monologue on Monday night. Could Fallon ...
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