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NBC’s Alexander Ponders With Wasserman Schultz: ‘What Should the Administration Do Now?’ About Contraception

On Monday’s Andrea Mitchell Reports on MSNBC, substitute host and NBC national correspondent Peter Alexander gave Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz the floor to ...
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CNN Plays Up 'Tough Year' for Obama White House in Wake of Supreme Court Rulings

On Monday's This Hour, CNN's John Berman underlined that the Supreme Court's ruling against the Obama administration's contraceptive mandate was "another setback to the administration, in what has ...
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Washington Correspondent Mason Insists Journalists Would ‘Gallop After’ IRS If Any ‘Proof of a Scandal’

If only there were an Obama scandal for journalists to cover. Almost exactly two years after the Washington Post’s Dana Milbank ludicrously claimed “the media would love to have an Obama scandal ...
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NBC’s McFadden Lobbies Valerie Jarrett to Support Hillary: ‘Poised at This Moment to Break That Glass Ceiling'

NBC’s Cynthia McFadden did what she does best during an interview with Valerie Jarrett, senior advisor to President Obama: Lobby for Hillary Clinton to run for President. Appearing during a taped ...
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David Gregory to Reince Priebus: Isn’t Boehner Lawsuit ‘Just to Gin Up the Base In the Midterms?’

NBC’s David Gregory did his best to dismiss Speaker of the House John Boehner’s soon-to-be lawsuit against President Obama, dismissing it as a “political stunt.” During an interview with Reince ...
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Maher Panelist Equates Tea Party to Nazis: ‘This Has Happened Before in History, In Germany In the ‘20s and ‘30s’

Graphic novelist Max Brooks, a former writer for Saturday Night Live, charged on Friday night’s Real Time with Bill Maher that Tea Party “ideologues” are just like the Nazi “ideologues” who fooled ...
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ABC Ignores 'Scathing' New Report on V.A. Scandal; CBS and NBC Cover

Friday's World News on ABC glossed over the release of Deputy White House Chief of Staff Rob Nabors's report on the scandal at the Veterans Administration. President Obama had sent Nabors to look ...
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NYT Admits: 'Somewhat Late' on IRS Story, But Editor Swears 'We've Paid Copious Attention'

The New York Times's public editor on Friday responded to criticism about the paper's coverage of the IRS scandal, admitting: "The Times was somewhat late in beginning to cover the latest ...
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Networks: Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones Protect Women from 'Violent' and 'Offensive' Pro-Life Protests

Despite Thursday's unanimous Supreme Court ruling that so-called "buffer zones" banning pro-life protests near abortion clinics was a violation of the First Amendment, all three network ...
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CNN’s Blitzer Presses IRS Chief: ‘Why Shouldn't Taxpayers Use the Crashed Hard Drive Excuse?

During Thursday’s edition of The Situation Room on CNN, host Wolf Blitzer committed an act of journalism in grilling IRS Commissioner John Koskinen with question after question about the growing ...
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