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Networks Amazed by Obama-Biden Selfie: 'They're Just Like Us!'

The network morning shows on Thursday were thrilled by Vice President Joe Biden joining Instagram on Wednesday and posting a selfie of himself with President Obama. On NBC's Today, co-host ...
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What the Networks Aren't Telling You About the Nevada Cattle Battle

The showdown between federal authorities and rancher Cliven Bundy is one of those rare topics from the libertarian-conservative news agenda that actually made its way into the establishment ...
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CBS Devotes 15 Minutes to Obama Interview: No IRS, Benghazi or Health Care

CBS News devoted 15 and a half minutes on Wednesday night and Thursday morning to an interview with Barack Obama. Despite April 15th having just passed, correspondent Major Garrett offered no ...
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Conan O'Brien Smears Pope Francis with Pedophile Joke

Conan O'Brien apparently couldn't resist making a pedophile priest joke on his TBS program on Wednesday, after Pope Francis took two school boys on a ride around St. Peter's Square during his ...
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NBC Touts Bloomberg's New Gun Control Group After Lamenting Big Money Politics Two Weeks Ago

Wednesday's NBC Nightly News featured an overwhelmingly positive profile of Michael Bloomberg's new gun control advocacy group. Almost the entire story featured quotes from Bloomberg and ...
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Veterans Blast NY Times Op-Ed That Stereotypes Them as Potential Domestic Terrorists

An unsigned Wednesday article in the Military Times spotlighted how veteran groups have rebuked the New York Times for an opinion piece that played up the recent shootings at two Jewish community ...
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NYT Praises 'Monk-Like Modesty' of Democratic Castro Brothers

Two Democratic politicians in Texas apparently warranted a front page, 1200 word story in Wednesday's New York Times. Writer Jason Horowitz profiled San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro and his ...
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Chris Cuomo Prompts Former Clinton Official to Defend Obama's Handling of Ukraine Crisis

CNN's Chris Cuomo tried to get former Assistant Secretary of State Jamie Rubin to defend President Obama's response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine during a segment on Wednesday's New Day. Cuomo ...
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Andrea Mitchell Gushes Over Liberal Nun Simone Campbell: ‘The Honor Is All Mine’

MSNBC is not known as a champion of religion, unless it’s someone who is liberal coming on to criticize religious individuals, especially if they are a member of the Catholic Church. Take Sister ...
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ABC, CBS, NBC, New York Times, Washington Post All Skip RNC's Lawsuit Against the IRS's 'Stonewalling'

On Tuesday, the Republican National Committee (RNC) filed a lawsuit against the IRS for that agency’s “illegal stonewalling” of the RNC’s request of documents related to the targeting of ...
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