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MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt on Midterms: Colorado ‘Rejected More Inflammatory Conservatives In 2010’

Kasie Hunt, MSNBC’s Political Correspondent, appeared on Thursday’s Morning Joe to promote her recent trip to Colorado, where she covered the highly contentious Senate contest between ...
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Midterms: PBS Devotes Six Minutes to Hyping GOP Divisions

Why would PBS devote over six minutes to a midterm election that appears headed towards a blowout? Perhaps it's because examining the Mississippi Senate race on the PBS NewsHour allows the network ...
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CBS Hosts Cheer Seattle Fining People for Not Composting: ‘Go Seattle!’

Following a Wednesday morning report in which the hosts of CBS This Morning celebrated California’s ban on plastic bags, on Thursday morning the hosts promoted a Seattle law that fines ...
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MSNBC’s Chris Hayes: Sgt. Tahmooressi’s Holding In Mexico Is a ‘Cause Célèbre In the Conservative Media’

After the major broadcast networks offered no coverage of jailed Marine Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi’s mother testifying before Congress on Wednesday, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes concluded his primetime ...
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Networks Gloss Over Clapper Memo Defending Intel Agencies on ISIS Despite Obama Criticisms

On Wednesday night, the major broadcast networks failed to report on news that an internal memo was sent to members of the intelligence community by Director of National Intelligence (DNI) James ...
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Washington Post Admits Democrats 'Near Panic,' But Downplayed Midterm Struggles

The Washington Post on Wednesday highlighted Democratic campaign e-mails for the 2014 midterms, admitting that liberal politicians are sending out "frantic" warnings about potential losses in the ...
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Charlie Rose to Bill Clinton: You are the 'Best Political Animal That's Ever Been'

Charlie Rose’s interview with Bill Clinton at his own Clinton Global Initiative summit was, not surprisingly, full of easy questions but the PBS host saved his loftiest softball for the end ...
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CBS Hosts Hail California's Ban On Plastic Bags As 'Great Idea'

In a report for Tuesday's CBS Evening News, correspondent John Blackstone touted California passing a law to ban plastic bags from grocery stores as "a victory for those who've declared the ...
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‘Big Three’ Ignore Jailed Marine’s Mother Testifying Before Congress

Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi has been jailed in a Mexican prison for the past nine months for accidentally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border with several firearms. Since his arrest, the “big three” ...
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CBS Hits Gov. Christie Over ‘Bridgegate,’ Allows Obama To Blame Intelligence Community for Growth of ISIS

Governor Chris Christie (R-N.J.) sat down with Gayle King for an interview that aired on Wednesday’s CBS This Morning and was met with a barrage of questions over his handling of the “Bridgegate” ...
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