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ABC and NBC Skip Midterms; Spend Time Attacking Christie for Flying ‘Off the Handle’ at Heckler

ABC and NBC failed to cover the upcoming midterm elections during their Wednesday evening broadcasts, but instead devoted over three-and-a-half minutes going after New Jersey Governor Chris ...
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Carol Costello on Rocket Mishap: 'Can NASA Really Trust Private Companies?'

Carol Costello's liberal bias emerged yet again on Tuesday's CNN Newsroom, as she covered the catastrophic failure of the Antares rocket during a launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility. ...
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Bernie Goldberg: Only Way to Stop Media Bias is for Slanted Reporters to Be 'Publicly Fired'

Appearing on Fox News's O'Reilly Factor Tuesday night, media analyst Bernard Goldberg praised reporter Sharyl Attkisson for calling out the liberal bias of her former employer, CBS News, in her ...
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CBS Spins Pope on Evolution as Science Vs. 'Conservatives'

The journalists at CBS This Morning on Wednesday weighed in on the Pope's comments about the Big Bang theory and evolution, spinning them as a battle between science and "conservatives." Reporter ...
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On MSNBC, Graham Nash Blasts Koch Bros.; 'Execution' of Michael Brown

On Monday's Morning Joe, MSNBC's Joe Scarborough prompted hippie icon Graham Nash of Crosby, Stills, and Nash fame to promote his new song about the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, ...
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NBC Hails Obama for ‘Hitting Back’ in ‘Fight Over Quarantines' for Returning Ebola Aid Workers

NBC Nightly News showered praise on President Obama regarding his Ebola response on Tuesday night, declaring that Obama was “hitting back” and “[came] out swinging in this fight over quarantines” ...
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CBS Wonders If a Scott Walker Loss Will ‘Send a Message’ Nationwide About His ‘Policies and Politics’?

With the midterm elections one week away from Tuesday, the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley profiled the race in Wisconsin for governor as incumbent Governor and Republican Scott Walker faces ...
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NBC's Lauer Slams Christie on Ebola, Then Calls for No 'Political Blame'

Today co-host Matt Lauer spent most of a Tuesday interview with Chris Christie attacking the New Jersey governor's response to the Ebola crisis: "I want to read to you what Dr. Anthony Fauci from ...
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ABC's 'World News Tonight' Finally Ends Midterm Blackout

After failing to mention the upcoming midterm election a single time since he took over the anchor desk of ABC's World News Tonight on September 1, on Monday, David Muir finally informed viewers ...
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Flummoxed Charlie Rose on Midterm Anger: 'Why Is It They Don't Like' Obama?

The CBS This Morning crew on Tuesday alternated between confusion as to why Barack Obama may be driving Republicans to a big midterm victory and strident declarations that the GOP would have no ...
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