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CBS Host Scott Pelley Asks John Boehner ‘Do You Practice That Scowl?'

Following President Obama’s State of the Union address on January 20, Speaker of the House John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sat down with Scott Pelley, CBS Evening News ...
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Wrong: Chuck Todd Claims Overturning Roe V. Wade Makes Abortion 'Illegal'

While badgering Mike Huckabee on Sunday, Meet the Press anchor Chuck Todd inaccurately claimed that overturning Roe V. Wade would make abortion "illegal." The NBC journalist ...
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Meet the Press Panel Hits GOP Over Iowa ‘Freedom Summit,’ Going ‘So Far to the Right’

Following Congressman Steve King’s (R-IA) Iowa Freedom Summit, which hosted several potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates, the panel on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday morning happily ...
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Cokie Roberts: GOP Hopefuls ‘Should Stay Out of Iowa Altogether’

Over the weekend, Congressman Steve King (R-IA) hosted the Iowa Freedom Summit, which featured several potential Republican presidential candidates and on Sunday's ABC’s This Week with George ...
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Chuck Todd Finds No Fault In Obama Refusing to Meet with Netanyahu

Chuck Todd, NBC News Political Director and moderator of Meet the Press, appeared on Sunday’s Today to preview his upcoming show and to discuss the fallout following the White House’s announcement ...
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CNBC's Harwood Hails College Savings Tax as 'Redistribution Obama-Style'

Appearing on CNBC's Power Lunch at 1 p.m. ET Friday, the business network's chief Washington correspondent John Harwood touted President Obama's proposal to tax 529 college savings accounts: "If ...
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FNC’s Kurtz Pans Obama’s YouTube Interviews; Maybe Its How He Wants the ‘WH Press Corps to Act Around Him’

Appearing on the Fox News Channel (FNC) program The Kelly File on Thursday, MediaBuzz host Howard Kurtz gave his critique of President Obama’s interviews with three YouTube personalities by ...
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Today Show Confessions: Sex Dreams, Nudity, and Drunkenness

While playing a game of "Never Have I Ever" on Friday, the hosts of NBC's Today made a series of embarrassing confessions – everything from admitting to having "sexy dreams" about each other, to ...
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YouTube or ABC? Internet Star's Question Is the Same as Barbara Walters

All three networks on Friday morning promoted Barack Obama's "interesting," "unconventional" interviews with YouTube personalities, including one who is famous for taking a bath in milk and Fruit ...
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Networks Combine for Two Minutes on Fall of Yemen’s Government; Spend 11 Minutes on Deflategate

On Thursday night, the “big three” of ABC, CBS, and NBC each covered the news that the United States-backed government in Yemen had fallen after rebels stormed the capital city of Sana’a and ...
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