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NBC Still Touts Obama ISIS Strategy After NBC Reporter Slams It As 'Wildly Off-Base'

On Thursday's NBC Today, several hours after NBC chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel ripped President Obama's strategy to combat ISIS as being "wildly off-base," correspondent Peter ...
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Networks Push Obama's 'Broad Coalition' as Britain, Germany Drop Out

All three network morning shows on Thursday highlighted Barack Obama's primetime speech from the night before, promoting his talk of a "broad coalition." Yet, Germany and Britain have announced ...
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NBC’s Richard Engel Pans Obama’s ISIS Speech As ‘Wildly Off-Base’ and ‘an Oversimplification of the Problem’

After President Obama’s speech to the nation on Wednesday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow asked NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel what he thought of President Obama’s analogy that ...
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Carney, McCain Engage in Epic Battle on CNN Over Obama’s Handling of Iraq and ISIS

After President Obama’s speech to the nation on Wednesday night, CNN brought on its newly-minted senior political commenator and former Obama White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and Republican ...
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CBS’s Schieffer Gushes Over Obama’s ISIS Speech; ‘Now This Represents a Major Change in American Strategy’

After President Obama’s speech on confronting the Islamic terrorist group ISIS on Wednesday night, each of the major broadcast networks offered some brief analysis before returning to regularly ...
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Bill Maher Schools PBS Host Charlie Rose Over Islam's 'Illiberal Beliefs'

HBO's Bill Maher clashed with Charlie Rose on the veteran host's PBS show on Tuesday over the atheist's outspoken views on Islam. Maher underlined the "illiberal beliefs that are held by vast ...
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NBC Frets Over 'Country Club Snub' Upsetting Obama's Golf Game

Wednesday's NBC Today was the only network morning show to cover President Obama being refused tee times at several top golf courses during his Labor Day weekend trip to New York, with co-host ...
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NBC: ISIS Forcing 'Reluctant' Obama to Be 'Wartime President'

At the end of a report on Wednesday's NBC Today about President Obama's upcoming speech on combating ISIS terrorists, correspondent Peter Alexander sympathetically observed: "The primetime nature ...
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Holder Aide Accidentally Calls Issa's Office for Help in Spinning IRS Scandal, Nets Don't Report

An aide to Eric Holder, who thought he was calling Democratic congressman Elijah Cummings’ office for help on leaking documents to selected reporters, accidentally spilled the beans of the latest ...
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Blackout: 300 Days Since ABC's 'Nightline' Covered ObamaCare

As of September 10, 2014, it's been 300 days since ABC's Nightline covered ObamaCare. In the 43 weeks since November 14, 2013, the show has avoided problems with the health care law and instead ...
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