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CBS Peddles False Democratic Talking Point That GOP Cuts Hurt Ebola Response

In a report for Tuesday's CBS This Morning on the political fallout from the Obama administration's mishandling of the Ebola crisis, correspondent Chip Reid touted a Democratic attack line being ...
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Networks Fail to Cover Gaffes from Democrats Wendy Davis and Mark Udall

With the midterm elections two weeks away from Tuesday, the major broadcast networks on Monday night ignored gaffes from Democratic Senator Mark Udall of Colorado and Texas Democratic ...
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NBC’s Mitchell on Monica Lewinsky Speaking Publicly: ‘The Timing Couldn't be Worse’ for Clintons

On Monday night, ABC and NBC offered segments on Monica Lewinsky’s first public comments in years that came during a conference in Philadelphia for millennials by Forbes and explained how she was ...
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CNN Analyst Turns Activist: 'We Should Have Death With Dignity Laws'

CNN legal analyst Mel Robbins acted as an activist for a liberal cause on Monday's CNN Newsroom as the network covered the debate over euthanasia: "I disagree with the 45 states that make it ...
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Andrea Mitchell: ‘Voting Restrictions’ Could Make It ‘Really Hard for Democrats’ In November

Andrea Mitchell, NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, appeared on Sunday’s Meet the Press and did her best to make excuses for potential Democratic losses in the November midterm ...
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NBC’s Welker: GOP Candidates ‘Stoking Public Fears’ On Ebola

On Sunday’s Nightly News, Kristen Welker, NBC News White House Correspondent, scolded the GOP over their criticism of the Obama administration’s handling of the Ebola crisis. The NBC ...
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‘Stubbornly Neutral’ Chuck Todd Shows His Partisan Colors While Attacking NRA

NBC’s Chuck Todd, who on Friday declared that he was “stubbornly neutral”, predictably peddled liberal talking points on Ebola by blaming the National Rifle Association for the country not having ...
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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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