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MSNBC on Archie Bunker: Racist Character Still Resonates in Immigration Debate

According to a MSNBC host, the racist outbursts of the '70s character Archie Bunker can be felt in opposition to the President's amnesty plan. Ninety two year-old producer Norman Lear appeared on ...
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Critics Cling to Gruber Comments Like 'Life Raft' With Lack of 'Bad News' on ObamaCare

Appearing on MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports on Monday, Molly Ball of The Atlantic argued that the reason ObamaCare critics were seizing on the comments from Jonathan Gruber was because things ...
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CBS, NBC Censor Pope's Blast at Abortion, Euthanasia; ABC Barely Covers

CBS and NBC's morning and evening newscasts on Saturday and Sunday ignored Pope Francis's condemnation of abortion and euthanasia during a Saturday meeting with Catholic doctors in Italy. Their ...
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MSNBC Helps Obama Distance Himself: President 'Slams Gruber'

Now that even the networks have grudgingly covered Jonathan Gruber's repeated attacks on the "stupidity" of American voters, MSNBC on Monday touted the President's efforts to distance himself. An ...
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MSNBC’s Jose Diaz-Balart: GOP’s ‘Got To Be Very Careful’ Responding to Obama’s Immigration Executive Action

On Monday, November 17, Jose Diaz-Balart officially took over the hosting duties on MSNBC’s The Daily Rundown, replacing Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd, and now anchors two hours of MSNBC’s ...
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NBC's 'Today' Finally Notices 'ObamaCare Political Firestorm' Over Gruber Comments

After 2013 comments from ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber crediting passage of the law on "the stupidity of the American voter" went viral over a week ago, NBC's Today finally covered the major ...
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L.A. Times: ‘Australia Left to Cringe’ at Tony Abbott’s Conservatism

In a scathing article for the Los Angeles Times on Sunday, reporter Robyn Dixon slammed Australia as “The adolescent country. The bit player. The shrimp of the schoolyard.” She contemptuously ...
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Todd Hit Jindal from the Left On Medicaid Expansion, Befuddled Public Doesn't See ObamaCare Successes

On Sunday, Governor Bobby Jindal (R-La.) sat down with Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd and was repeatedly hit from the left over his refusal to expand Medicaid as part of ObamaCare. Todd began ...
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On Sunday Chat Shows, ABC and NBC Finally Acknowledge Existence of Gruber Videos

It took nine days, but ABC and NBC finally covered the controversial videos of ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber making disparaging remarks about the American voters.  Since the first video ...
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ABC, NBC, LAT Continue Censoring Gruber Videos Eight Days After First Surfaced

As of Saturday afternoon and a full eight days after the first video of ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber surfaced, major broadcast networks ABC and NBC and the Los Angeles Times have persisted ...
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