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NBC Hails Obama's 'Historic Choice' for Attorney General; Touts Sharpton Support

Introducing what amounted to a White House press release on Saturday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Lester Holt opened the broadcast by parroting President Obama's praise for attorney general nominee ...
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CNN's Cuomo Unsure About Bin Laden 'Having to Lose [His] Life'

CNN's Chris Cuomo expressed his nagging doubt on Monday's New Day about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. Co-anchor Alisyn Camerota boasted, "I find it satisfying to hear about his last ...
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NBC Frets Over GOP 'Vowing to Undo' Obama's 'Most Treasured Accomplishment'

Worrying about President Obama's lame duck status following major Democratic Party losses in the midterm election, on Sunday's NBC Nightly News, White House correspondent Kristen Welker ...
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ABC Hypes 'Explosive' Claim That Jesus Was Married With Kids

The journalists at ABC News get very excited whenever a new book attempts to undermine Christianity. On Monday, the reporters at Good Morning America hyped "shocking new claims" that Jesus Christ ...
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GMA Promotes Michelle Obama’s School Lunch Program

On Monday, ABC’s Good Morning America provided First Lady Michelle Obama’s school lunch program, entitled the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, with some free publicity. Co-host George ...
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CBS’s Schieffer Empathizes with Obama: Did You Ever Say ‘Are We Ever Going to Get a Break?’

In his pre-recorded Face the Nation sit-down with President Barack Obama, CBS’s Bob Schieffer asked about putting more troops into Iraq, fighting ISIS, giving Congress a chance to act first ...
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Chuck Todd: Both Parties Have ‘Nuclear Bombs’ That Could Bring Gridlock

On Sunday, Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd continued to push the line that Washington is broken and despite the GOP now controlling both houses of Congress, gridlock will likely ...
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Chuck Todd Hits Scott Walker from the Left On Economy, Unions

On Sunday, Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press to discuss his reelection victory last week and was met with a barrage of questions from moderator Chuck Todd. During the ...
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Halperin on ABC: GOP Must Take Risk and Confront Their Base

Appearing on ABC’s This Week w/ George Stephanopoulos on Sunday, Mark Halperin co-host of With All Due Respect on Bloomberg, pressed the GOP to take “take some risks” after winning control of the ...
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CNN Hypes Laugh Similarity Between Joni Ernst and Disney Villain

On Friday's CNN Newsroom, Brooke Baldwin played up the apparent similarity between Senator-elect Joni Ernst's laugh and that of Cruella De Vil, the antagonist from Disney's 101 Dalmations. ...
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