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In State of the Union Preview, CBS Declares Obama ‘Champion of the Middle Class’

President Obama is set to give his seventh State of the Union address on Tuesday night and on Monday, January 19, CBS This Morning did its best to give him some free publicity during their preview ...
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Flashback: Journalists Thrilled By All of Obama’s State of the Union Speeches

Tuesday night, Barack Obama delivers his second-to-last State of the Union address, this time as a lame duck President with relatively low approval ratings and facing a Congress entirely ...
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ABC’s 'This Week' Criticizes Reagan’s ‘Tattered Civil Rights Image’

Monday is Martin Luther King Day, a federal holiday signed into law by President Ronald Reagan in 1983, and on Sunday morning, ABC’s This Week decided it was the perfect opportunity to scold ...
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At Obama Press Conference, No Questions on Skipping Anti-Terror Rally

Barack Obama on Friday conducted an almost hour-long news conference with journalists, but faced no questions on his administration's much-maligned decision not to send a ...
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Networks Ignore John Kerry's Embarrassing James Taylor Stunt in Paris

On Friday, while all three network morning shows covered Secretary of State John Kerry arriving in Paris to offer U.S. condolences following the recent terrorist attacks, none of the broadcasts ...
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CBS This Morning Blames Cancellation of Muslim Prayer Event at Duke on Franklin Graham

On Friday, CBS This Morning reported on news that Duke University had cancelled plans to have a Muslim call-to-prayer projected from the school’s famous bell tower at the Duke Chapel and, while ...
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ABC's George Stephanopoulos Fawns Over 'Heroic' Jimmy Carter: Still 'Going Strong'

Former Democratic operative turned journalist George Stephanopoulos on Friday fawned over Jimmy Carter. Though much of the interview with the "heroic" ex-President focused on his humanitarian ...
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Al Hunt: GOP Congress 'Not Interested in Getting Things Done'; May 'Screw Up' Great Economy

In an interview with newly elected Colorado Senator Cory Gardner for PBS's Charlie Rose, Bloomberg View columnist Al Hunt grilled the Republican on conservatives in Congress being obstructionist: ...
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NBC Nightly News Hypes Obama’s ‘Paid Sick Leave’ Mandate; Fails to Disclose Interview Subject’s Liberal Ties

Following the lead of ABC and CBS from Thursday morning, NBC Nightly News cheered President Barack Obama’s newest initiative that would require private businesses “to ...
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Andrea Mitchell Hails Changes in Trade & Travel with Cuba: ‘The Cold War Will Be Over’ on Friday

During Thursday’s NBC Nightly News, NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell enthusiastically promoted the new and “dramatic changes” set to go into effect on Friday that will ...
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