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ABC Cheers Dem. Julian Castro: ‘What’s Next for the Rising Star?’

On Sunday’s This Week, ABC’s Jim Avila gave Democrat Julian Castro, newly appointed Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, nearly 5 minutes of promotional airtime to play up his political ...
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WashPost Reporter Slams WH Claims Advance Team Staffer Wasn’t Involved in Prostitution Scandal

Appearing on Friday’s edition of MSNBC’s The Daily Rundown, the reporter with The Washington Post who broke the story that White House officials knew that advance team member Jonathan Dach had a ...
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On MSNBC: Republicans Don't Really Care About Obama's Secret Service Protection

On Friday, the Washington Post’s Dana Milbank implied something truly dastardly about Republicans - that they wouldn’t mind if the President of the United States was violently removed from ...
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Networks Ignore Touching Story of 'Bucket-List Baby' and Parents

ABC, CBS, and NBC punted on covering the poignant "bucket list" created by Jenna and Dan Haley for their son, Shane, who developed in his mother's womb with a major genetic defect. Shane Haley was ...
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NBC: Forget Obama's Unpopularity, He's 'Bringing In Millions' for Democrats!

Glossing over the vulnerability of Democratic candidates in the upcoming midterm election, a story on Friday's NBC Today downplayed President Obama's unpopularity and instead touted him jetting to ...
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ABC’s GMA Decries ‘Restrictive’ Voter I.D. Laws Struck Down in Texas and Wisconsin

On Friday morning, ABC’s Good Morning America aired a news brief that described state voter identification laws struck down in Texas and Wisconsin as “restrictive” and passed on the opinion of the ...
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ABC, NBC Continue to Omit Coverage of Report Alleging WH Role in Prostitution Scandal

According to a report in The Washington Post, senior White House officials knew that an individual with the White House advance team had a prostitute spend the night with him as part of the 2012 ...
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Former CNN Pundit Roland Martin Rips 'Cowardly Bullies' at the NRA

In a Thursday column for The Daily Beast, former CNN contributor Roland Martin attacked the supposed "cowardly bullies" at the National Rifle Association for opposing President Obama's surgeon ...
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U.S. President In ABC Prime Time: ‘Right to Bear Arms’ in Constitution and ‘So Was Slavery’

ABC’s Scandal, which has a fresh episode tonight (Thursday), last week featured “President Fitzgerald Grant,” supposedly a Republican, channeling Piers Morgan as he used the State of the ...
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CBS: Mitt Romney A 'Political MVP' in 2014; Obama Not So Much

In the only coverage of the upcoming midterm election on Thursday's network morning shows, CBS This Morning offered a surprisingly positive profile of Mitt Romney's popularity on the campaign ...
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