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Sharyl Attkisson Resigns from CBS; Kept Spotlight on Benghazi, Fast and Furious

Sharyl Attkisson, whose coverage of the Fast and Furious gunrunning scandal won CBS Evening News an Edward R. Morrow Award in 2012, and also provided hard-hitting reporting on the September 2012 ...
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After Promoting Colorado's 'Costco of Weed,' NBC Notices Surge in Stoned Driving

While NBC eagerly touted Colorado legalizing marijuana at the start of the year, even promoting one Denver store that hoped to become the "Costco of weed," on Monday's Today, correspondent ...
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NBC and ABC Skip News That Prisons Will Now Be Enrolling Inmates Under ObamaCare

In a front page story for Monday's New York Times, writer Erica Goode revealed that prisons all across the country are enrolling inmates to ObamaCare. Despite the fact that many media outlets ...
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NBC’s David Gregory Pushes Cardinal Dolan for Catholic Church to Accept ‘Changes’ on Gay Marriage

This week marks the one year anniversary of Pope Francis’ ascendency as leader of the Catholic Church. To honor the event, Meet the Press host David Gregory sat down with Timothy Dolan, ...
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ABC’s Jonathan Karl Mocks Ted Cruz, Calls Repealing ObamaCare a ‘Bizarre Proposition’

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) sat down for an exclusive interview with ABC News’ Jonathan Karl following his speech at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), and from the beginning ...
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NBC's Gregory: 'Thank God the Media's Still Here' for CPAC to 'Kick Around'

On Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, host David Gregory wondered if New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's 2016 presidential chances were "done" following the bridgegate scandal. In response, ...
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NBC, CBS Cover Obama Spelling Flub; ABC Out to Lunch

Viewers of ABC's morning and evening newscasts on Friday would have been left unaware of President Obama's gaffe of elementary proportions during a White House concert on Thursday evening. Both ...
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NBC Hypes Spat Between McCain and 'One of the Tea Party's Most Provocative Figures'

Friday's NBC Nightly News played up the latest dust-up between Senators John McCain and Ted Cruz over the latter's criticism of three of the Republican Party's presidential candidates, including ...
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CNN Laments Medical Marijuana's Illegality: 'Can't A Stroke of the Pen Change This Problem?'

CNN's John Berman bemoaned how medical marijuana is still illegal in many jurisdictions on Friday's This Hour, and hinted that executive action needed be taken to fix this situation. After noting ...
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Brokaw on Letterman: Syria Not Obama's 'Finest Moment,' Probably Emboldened Putin

Appearing on Thursday's CBS Late Show aired early Friday morning, former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw discussed the Russian invasion of Ukraine with host David Letterman and observed: ...
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