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CBS, NBC Push Puff Pieces on Pot, Dream of ‘Light Up and Write Up’ Pulitzer Pot Prize

On Monday, all three broadcast network morning news shows gave mention to the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Washington state with sales set to begin on Tuesday. In particular, ...
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The View Crew: Obama is Not the Worst President!

A Quinnipiac poll that listed Barack Obama as the worst President since World War II had the ladies of ABC’s The View quite upset. On Monday’s show, Jenny McCarthy defended Obama’s terrible ...
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NBC Laments 'Undocumented Immigrants' Who 'Find Themselves In the Middle of a Raging Debate'

In a report on Monday's NBC Today, correspondent Miguel Almaguer portrayed illegal immigrants surging across the U.S. border as bystanders caught up in politics: "As most Americans celebrated ...
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For Two Days in a Row, CBS Touts Hillary Clinton as John McCain's 'Favorite Democrat'

CBS journalists over the weekend were thrilled at the possibility that Hillary Clinton might be John McCain's "favorite Democrat." Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer on Sunday talked to the ...
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CBS Host Schieffer Wonders How Sens. McCain and Graham Deal With GOP During Immigration Crisis

CBS Face the Nation moderator Bob Schieffer attempted to create controversy within the Republican Party over the subject of immigration reform during a joint interview with Senators John ...
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Chuck Todd Insists Current Immigration Crisis ‘Is Separate from the Immigration Issue’ Being Debated in D.C.

Chuck Todd, NBC News Chief White House Correspondent Political Director and host of The Daily Rundown on MSNBC, did his best to separate current immigration crisis from the overall immigration ...
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ABC’s Raddatz Peddles Obama Talking Points On Border Crisis During Interview With Rick Perry

ABC's Martha Raddatz did her best to spin away the crisis at the border by pushing White House talking points during an interview with Governor Rick Perry (R-TX). Raddatz filled in for George ...
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NBC Promotes Illegal Immigrant: ‘The Dream of a New Life In America’

For the past week, NBC’s Miguel Almaguer has been stationed in Murrieta, California covering the flood of illegal immigrants being bused into the town and the protests from residents who argue ...
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NY Times Allows Atheists' Full-Page, Anti-Catholic Ad; Rejected 'Anti-Muslim' Ad in 2012

The Federalist's David Harsanyi pointed out the New York Times's clear double standard when it comes to advertising in a Thursday post on Twitter. The writer recounted that the liberal paper ...
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CBS: No Time for Latest on ObamaCare and VA, But Hypes Malia’s Birthday

On Thursday, all three broadcast news networks continued to ignore the latest outrage over ObamaCare and the Veterans Affairs scandal. Instead, CBS This Morning chose to file a 3 minute and 26 ...
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