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‘Big Three’ Ignore Democratic Debate No-Show But Promoted ‘Fangate’ Controversy

Senator Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) and her Republican opponent, North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis, are currently locked in a close Senate race, but with less than two weeks until Election Day ...
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'Meet the Press' Panel: If GOP Wins Senate, They'd Better Not Oppose ObamaCare

At the end of Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, moderator Chuck Todd led his panel of guests in warning Republicans against any effort to oppose ObamaCare if they win the Senate majority in the ...
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ABC and NBC Omit Any Mention of Midterm Elections on Day Two Weeks from Election Day

On Tuesday, ABC and NBC made no mention of the upcoming midterm elections, which were two weeks away from Tuesday and include numerous Senate races that will decide whether Republicans or ...
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As Lewinsky Returns, ABC and CBS Gloss Over Clinton Culpability

All three networks on Tuesday hyped the return of Monica Lewinsky in the form of a speech on Monday, but ABC and CBS mostly glossed over the embarrassing details of Bill Clinton's culpability. ...
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CBS Peddles False Democratic Talking Point That GOP Cuts Hurt Ebola Response

In a report for Tuesday's CBS This Morning on the political fallout from the Obama administration's mishandling of the Ebola crisis, correspondent Chip Reid touted a Democratic attack line being ...
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Networks Fail to Cover Gaffes from Democrats Wendy Davis and Mark Udall

With the midterm elections two weeks away from Tuesday, the major broadcast networks on Monday night ignored gaffes from Democratic Senator Mark Udall of Colorado and Texas Democratic ...
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NBC’s Mitchell on Monica Lewinsky Speaking Publicly: ‘The Timing Couldn't be Worse’ for Clintons

On Monday night, ABC and NBC offered segments on Monica Lewinsky’s first public comments in years that came during a conference in Philadelphia for millennials by Forbes and explained how she was ...
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CNN Analyst Turns Activist: 'We Should Have Death With Dignity Laws'

CNN legal analyst Mel Robbins acted as an activist for a liberal cause on Monday's CNN Newsroom as the network covered the debate over euthanasia: "I disagree with the 45 states that make it ...
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Andrea Mitchell: ‘Voting Restrictions’ Could Make It ‘Really Hard for Democrats’ In November

Andrea Mitchell, NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, appeared on Sunday’s Meet the Press and did her best to make excuses for potential Democratic losses in the November midterm ...
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NBC’s Welker: GOP Candidates ‘Stoking Public Fears’ On Ebola

On Sunday’s Nightly News, Kristen Welker, NBC News White House Correspondent, scolded the GOP over their criticism of the Obama administration’s handling of the Ebola crisis. The NBC ...
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