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VA Blackout: ABC, NBC Skip Veteran Being Approved for Treatment Two Years After Death

The network disinterest in the Veterans Affairs scandal intensified on Wednesday. NBC and ABC ignored the story of a man whose treatment was approved – two years after death. CBS This Morning ...
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Networks Ignore Damning Report on ObamaCare Enrollment Problems

On Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning, all three broadcast news networks and the two largest Spanish language evening network newscasts refused to cover disturbing news regarding ObamaCare. Two ...
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CBS Promotes Liberal Activist: Her ‘Rallying Cry... Define[d] the Presidential Campaign of Barack Obama’

July 2 marked the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act and on Wednesday CBS This Morning used the event to highlight liberal labor activist Dolores Huerta. CBS correspondent ...
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NBC Promotes Twitter Handle for Illegal Immigrants: #RefugeeRiders

On Wednesday morning, NBC’s Today went beyond avoiding using the term “illegal” to describe the immigrants being bussed from Texas into California but the Peacock network has created a Twitter ...
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ABC, NBC Fail to Use the Term ‘Illegal’ In Story On Illegal Immigrants Being Bused Across Country

On Tuesday, all three network evening newscasts hyped a protest in Murrieta, California where residents objected to busloads of illegal immigrants being sent to their town to be processed by ...
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89 Percent of Network Stories Omit Obama's Role in Causing Border Crisis

While all three networks played clips of Barack Obama on Monday blaming the GOP for the border crisis, they have been reluctant to cite the President’s own failure to enforce immigration laws ...
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ABC, NBC Ignore Obama’s Immigration Rant; CBS Pits Obama, Boehner Against GOP

The broadcast network morning newscasts came and went on Tuesday with NBC’s Today and ABC’s Good Morning America ignoring President Obama’s latest rant against Republicans. CBS ...
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ABC's GMA Yawns at Hobby Lobby Ruling; Spotlights 'Running of the Interns'

NBC and ABC omitted covering the Supreme Court's final two rulings from their Tuesday morning newscasts, despite the fact that the decisions came down after their Monday episodes aired. Only CBS ...
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NBC Ignores One of Israeli Teens Killed Was U.S. Citizen But Does Highlight Obama’s ‘Outrage’

On Monday, it was revealed that the three Israeli teens, one of whom was a dual Israeli-American citizen, who went missing two weeks were found dead, likely the victims of murder from the ...
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ABC, CBS Ignore SCOTUS Ruling Against Unions and New V.A. Chief Nomination

On Monday, the Supreme Court dealt a blow to labor unions seeking to obtain more control over public employees who do not want to join the union. Despite the setback for union bosses, only the NBC ...
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