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NBC’s Today Peddles Obama Talking Points, Avoids Using Term ‘Illegal’ When Discussing Crisis at Border

On Sunday, June 22, NBC’s Kristen Welker did her best to cover up the fact that the more than 170,000 illegal immigrants who have been captured crossing the Mexican border since October 2013 are ...
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Networks Finally Notice IRS's 'Black Eye' Due to 'Lost' Lois Lerner E-Mails

The Big Three networks' Friday evening newscasts finally noticed the latest development in the IRS scandal after Rep. Paul Ryan grilled Commissioner John Koskinen earlier in the day. It was the ...
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CNN Hosts: Paul Ryan ‘Not a Happy Man Today,’ But IRS Scandal Exists Because GOP ‘So Mad About It’

On Friday's edition of CNN Newsroom with Don Lemon, host Don Lemon and CNN chief congressional correspondent Dana Bash made some unusual remarks in agreeing with a Republican in the form of ...
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CBS and NBC Skip New VA Scandal Outrage; ABC Gives News Just 14 Seconds

Despite the newest revelation in the Veterans Affairs scandal on Thursday that one in ten veterans have to wait at least one mont before they can get an appoint to see a doctor, CBS and NBC ...
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NBC Notices Dem Who 'Managed to Offend Democrats, Republicans, Gays, and Southerners All At Once'

After all three broadcast networks initially ignored offensive comments from former Democratic Montana Governor and possible 2016 presidential candidate Brian Schweitzer claiming outgoing ...
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NBC Gushes Over 'Outspoken Road Warrior' John Kerry; Touts 'Bromance' With Leonardo DiCaprio

Following a tough grilling of Secretary of State John Kerry in the first part of her interview aired on Thursday, on Friday, NBC Today co-host Savannah Guthrie revealed that the rest of her time ...
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Lois Lerner's Hard Drive Destroyed; Big Three Evening Newscasts Ignore

The Big Three broadcast networks on June 19 all ignored news of how Lois Lerner's crashed hard drive was destroyed by the IRS, even as they had time for Harrison Ford's broken leg (NBC), a new ...
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Networks Censor Coverage of Lois Lerner's Destroyed Hard Drive, Cover Car Chase on Golf Course, Kate Gosselin Instead

Thursday morning, the three networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC refused to cover the news from the previous night that the hard drive from the computer belonging to former IRS official Lois Lerner was ...
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All Three Networks Skip Possible 2016 Dem Candidate's 'Gaydar' Gaffe

All three networks on Wednesday morning skipped a "gaydar" gaffe by a possible 2016 Democratic presidential candidate. Only CBS This Morning covered former Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer's ...
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NBC Hails Redskins Trademark Being Revoked As 'A Victory for Native Americans'

At the top of Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams seized on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office revoking the trademark of the Washington Redskins as part of the liberal ...
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