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Obama Set to Delay Another Health Care Mandate; Networks Ignore

President Obama will be enacting yet another delay for ObamaCare, but the networks were silent about the prospect of it on Tuesday night. The administration is set to allow insurers to keep ...
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Ed Schultz Goes from Supporting Keystone to Comparing It to 'Vietnam'

MSNBC viewers in February were treated to a rare sight: An anchor disagreeing with the accepted liberal position on an issue. Ed Schultz publicly came out in support of the Keystone XL oil ...
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Networks Tout Tax Cuts for Millions in Obama Budget, Ignore Fuzzy Math

The three network morning shows combined gave less than two minutes of air time to President Obama's proposed 2015 budget on Tuesday, though they all managed to highlight how the plan "will ...
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CNN's Cuomo Defends Obama's Foreign Policy; Slams GOP 'Obstructionism'

CNN's Chris Cuomo ran to President Obama's defense on Tuesday's New Day, after former Senator Jim DeMint criticized the White House's handling of Russia's invasion of Ukraine: "Isn't the notion ...
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Only CBS Exposes 'Outrage' Over Liberal NYC Mayor's 'Attack' on Charter Schools

Of the three networks, only CBS has investigated the "outrage" of Bill de Blasio's "attacks" against charter schools in New York City. CBS This Morning journalist Don Dahler on Tuesday revealed, ...
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ABC Skips Own Poll of Dour News for Dems, Devotes 18 Minutes to 'Dancing With the Stars'

The journalists at World News on Monday and Good Morning America on Tuesday ignored the results of their own poll, a survey finding Democrats in deep trouble for the 2014 midterms. It's not as ...
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NBC Warns: Midterm Election 'Holds the Fate of the Rest of the Obama Presidency'

On Tuesday morning, only NBC's Today marked the beginning of the 2014 midterm primary season and explained the dire situation for Democrats ahead on the November election. Co-host Savannah ...
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NPR Hypes Spain's 'Far Right Political Party Similar to the Tea Party'

NPR's Lauren Frayer repeatedly emphasized the conservative ideology of the ruling party of Spain on Thursday's Morning Edition, as she reported on proposed legislation there that would be, in her ...
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NBC's Gregory Warns Obama: People 'Recoiled' at Bush 'Talking Tough and Projecting American Power'

On Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, moderator David Gregory appeared to caution President Obama against aggressively confronting Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. Teeing up left-wing Daily ...
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'New Yorker' Editor: U.S. Lacks 'Historical Leverage' Against Russia Because it Has Invaded Other Countries Too

Appearing on NBC's Today on Monday, New Yorker magazine editor and former Washington Post Moscow correspondent David Remnick fretted that the United States lacked the moral authority to ...
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