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MSNBC Touts 'Rather Extreme' Joni Ernst; CNN Predicts One Term for Her

MSNBC and CNN zeroed in on the supposed radical right-wing views of Senator-elect Joni Ernst during their live election night coverage. Just after 2 am Eastern on Wednesday, MSNBC's Luke ...
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Tom Brokaw: Talk Radio Thinks ‘Obama Voters…Live In Excrement’

Tom Brokaw, former anchor of NBC Nightly News, had a busy midterm election night as he appeared on both NBC and PBS’s midterm coverage programming. During Brokaw’s appearances on the two networks, ...
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Bob Schieffer on GOP Midterm Wins: ‘The Mood Is Nasty’ In America, Vote an Indictment of Both Parties

During CBS News’ midterm coverage in prime time on Tuesday night, Face the Nation moderator Bob Schieffer repeatedly dismissed the significance of the GOP’s electoral victory and peddled liberal ...
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NBC's Lauer Lectures GOP: Opposing Obama 'Is Not A Policy'

Following the big Republican wave in Tuesday's midterm election, on Wednesday, Today co-host Matt Lauer immediately demanded that the new GOP-controlled Congress capitulate to President Obama: ...
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ABC Insists ‘The Republican Brand Is Still Very Damaged’

Despite the Republican Party taking control of both houses of Congress as well as winning additional governors races, ABC’s Good Morning America made sure to throw some cold water on the GOP ...
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Liberal CNN Analyst Laments ‘Best Campaigner’ Dems Have in Obama ‘Locked Away in the WH’

Early Wednesday morning, liberal CNN political commentator Cornell Belcher groaned during CNN’s midterms elections coverage that the Democratic Party’s top campaigner in President Barack Obama was ...
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Andrea Mitchell Slams 'Scary,' 'Non-Factual' GOP Ads

Appearing on MSNBC, Tuesday night, for election returns, anchor Andrea Mitchell angrily denounced Republican ads on Ebola as "scary" and "non-factual." Hardball host Chris Matthews lamented that ...
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Chuck Todd Denies GOP Wave Election, Then Changes His Mind

During NBC News’s 10:00 p.m. Eastern midterms elections coverage, NBC News political director and Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd emphasized that the 2014 midterms were not a Republican wave, ...
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Denial: Tom Brokaw Claims No 'Big, Ideological' Win for GOP

Despite the Republicans dramatically retaking the Senate, increasing their majority in the House and upping the number of GOP governors, veteran NBC journalist Tom Brokaw on Tuesday night ...
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CNN's Costello Plays Up GOP's 'Campaign of Fear' in Midterms

CNN's Carol Costello hyped how "Republicans have managed to use fear so successfully in these midterm elections" during interviews of two former governors on Tuesday's CNN Newsroom. Costello ...
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