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CBS Blurbs Hillary's Description of Herself in a New Book: 'A Portrait of Doggedness!'

The journalists on CBS This Morning devoted nine minutes to excitedly reviewing Hillary Clinton's new book. Despite the fact that the publisher, Simon & Schuster, is a division of CBS, co-host ...
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O'Reilly on NBC: Obama Has 'Blind Spot' on Trading Taliban 'Monsters' for 'Deserter' Bergdahl

In an interview with the Fox News host on Friday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer wondered if "President Bill O'Reilly" would have made the Bowe Bergdahl prisoner exchange with the Taliban. ...
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Bloomberg Reporter Sees No Political Damage for Democrats After Bergdahl Debacle

Appearing on Thursday's MSNBC Andrea Mitchell Reports, Bloomberg News reporter Jeanne Cummings asserted that the highly controversial Bowe Bergdahl prisoner exchange – which an overwhelming ...
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The View Crew to Paul, Putin and Lewinsky: Leave Hillary Alone!

The women of The View are sick and tired of people picking on Hillary Clinton. On Thursday’s episode the entire cast of Whoopi Goldberg, Jenny McCarthy, Sherri Shepherd and guest host Roseanne ...
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Chris Matthews Breaks Ranks, Criticizes Network’s Claim Sergeant Bergdahl Is Being ‘Swiftboated’

When it comes to being a good liberal soldier, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews doesn’t seem to have gotten the network’s message that the GOP is swiftboating Sergeant Berdahl. Over the past week, MSNBC ...
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One-Sided CBS Promotes Pink Floyd's Tirade Against 'Racist Regime' of Israel

CBS This Morning reporter Anthony Mason uncritically promoted Pink Floyd's campaign to boycott the "racist regime" of Israel and attack the Rolling Stones for performing in Tel Aviv. After a clip ...
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NBC: Testifying on Benghazi 'The Most Important Thing' to Hillary Clinton

During a fawning segment on Thursday's NBC Today promoting Hillary Clinton's People magazine interview, co-host Savannah Guthrie parroted the former Secretary of State's spin on the 2012 terrorist ...
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Ed Schultz Dismisses the Release of Taliban Prisoners: Were They Really 'the Absolute Worst?'

A near-hysterical Ed Schultz on Wednesday lashed out against Republicans for questioning the prisoner swap made by President Obama that released five terrorists from Guantanamo Bay. The MSNBC ...
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NBC Hypes 'Often-Scrutinized' Hillary's 'Uncharacteristically Revealing' Interview

Ann Curry, on Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, trumpeted that Hillary Clinton supposedly gave a "uncharacteristically revealing interview" to People magazine. Kelly O'Donnell filed a gushing report ...
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NBC Reporter: Google Search Would Have Told White House Bergdahl Was Controversial

Appearing on Wednesday's Andrea Mitchell Reports on MSNBC, NBC Pentagon correspondent Jim Miklaszewski offered a blunt response to the notion that the White House was "taken aback" by the ...
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