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NBC Channels Obama and Points to Low Turnout for GOP 'Wave' in 2014 Midterms

On Tuesday, NBC Nightly News channeled President Barack Obama from the day after the midterm elections and pointed to the low voter turnout for the election that saw Republicans gain control of ...
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CBS’s Nancy Cordes Again Bemoans Spending by ‘Dark Money Groups’ in Midterms

Following a story on campaign spending ahead of the midterm elections on October 30, CBS News congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes filed a similar report on Tuesday night’s CBS Evening News ...
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Politico: ‘The Democrats’ Favorite Denier’ Senator Jim Inhofe

With the GOP set to officially take control of the United States Senate in January, Politico decided it was the perfect time to play up Democrats’ criticism of Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), ...
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Chuck Todd Laments Obama As 'a President Whose Potential Wasn't Realized'

On Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer and Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd began writing Barack Obama's political obituary, but did so in the most sympathetic way possible. Lauer cited a ...
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Nets Cheered ObamaCare 'Sign-Up Surge,' But Bury New, Low Numbers

In March, all three networks heralded a "sign-up" surge in ObamaCare numbers ahead of a deadline. Yet, when the administration announced on Monday that the number of people who enroll in the ...
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CBS Gives Bill Nye Platform to Denounce Those Who ‘Deny’ Climate Change

On Tuesday morning, Bill Nye “The Science Guy” appeared on CBS This Morning to promote his new book, and used his platform as an opportunity to trash individuals who question the existence of ...
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Chris Matthews Refers to Meeting of Pro-Israel Group Backed by Adelson as a ‘Whore Bar’

During his MSNBC program on Monday night, Chris Matthews referred to a weekend gathering of the Israeli American Council (IAC) that is backed by Las Vegas casino owner and Republican donor Sheldon ...
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Networks Ignore Video of ObamaCare Architect Crediting Law’s Passage to ‘the Stupidity of the American Voter’

On Friday, the group American Commitment uploaded a video to YouTube of ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber telling a group of healthcare economists in 2013 that the “lack of transparency” ...
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Government-Funded NPR Boosts '5 Tips To Get the Most Out of Obamacare'

On Monday, NPR's health blog touted a pro-ObamaCare item from Kaiser Health News, which is a program of the left-leaning Kaiser Family Foundation (and a partner of the public radio network). ...
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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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