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Networks Fret Conservatives Posed ‘a Thorny Obstacle’ for Boehner; Will Force Him to be ‘More Confrontational’

On Tuesday night, each of the major broadcast networks devoted time to covering the swearing in of the 114th Congress and the race for House Speaker that saw John Boehner retain his post, but not ...
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Ed Schultz Cheers Obama's Veto Threat, Forgets His Own Support for Keystone

Liberal MSNBC anchor Ed Schultz on Tuesday cheered Barack Obama's veto threat for the Keystone XL pipeline. However, the cable host failed to mention his own previous support for construction. ...
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Ezra Klein Predicts: Strong Economy Means Hillary Would 'Carry 42 States'

Journalist Ezra Klein on Monday pronounced that if economic conditions continue, Hillary Clinton will win "42 states" in 2016. The former Washington Post columnist, now the editor at Vox.com, ...
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NBC's Guthrie Frets Palin Took 'Cheap Shot' at Obama in PETA Feud

In a live interview with Sarah Palin on Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie accused the former Alaska governor of taking a "cheap shot" at President Obama while defending herself against ...
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Norah O’Donnell To GOP Rep: ‘Does The Republican Party Have An Image Problem?'

On Tuesday, the newly elected members of the 114th Congress were officially sworn in and CBS This Morning co-host Norah O'Donnell sat down with Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) the youngest ...
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MSNBC's Chris Hayes: NYC Mayor de Blasio’s Been Subject to ‘Brutal Attacks’ by NY Police Union

During his MSNBC show All In on Monday, Chris Hayes put up his best defense of far-left New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio against criticism from NYPD officers and their union, lamenting that de ...
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NBC NN Fawns Over Liberal California Governor Jerry Brown Being Sworn In for Fourth Term

While there were six governors sworn into office on Monday, it was liberal Democrat Jerry Brown taking the oath of office for a record fourth term in California that caught the fawning eye of NBC ...
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Fox News Guest Slams Empty-Headed ABC: 'Like the Worst Local News'

Good Morning America's keys to success: Replace hard news with tabloid stories and viral videos, that according to Baltimore Sun critic David Zurawik. The columnist appeared on Fox News, Sunday, ...
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Clift New Year’s Resolution Fail: I Promise to Treat Clownish Republicans Respectfully in 2015

The Daily Beast’s Eleanor Clift might have set a record for quickest breaking of a New Year’s resolution. During a January 4 McLaughlin Group segment, in which the panelists offered their 2015 ...
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ABC & NBC Seize on Palin 'Sparking New Controversy' in 'Feud' With PETA

On Monday, both ABC's Good Morning America and NBC's Today hyped a supposed "controversy" between Sarah Palin and radical animal rights group PETA, after Palin shared a touching photo of her Down ...
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