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CNN Hypes 'Groundbreaking' Trans-gender TV Series on Amazon

Samuel Burke touted Amazon's new streaming TV series Transparent on Monday's CNN Newsroom as "groundbreaking," and underlined that it's "tackling a topic that TV has rarely touched." The main ...
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Joe Biden Watch: Only CBS Covers the Veep's Latest Gaffe

Joe Biden committed a string of gaffes over the last several days, but they have gone largely unchallenged by disinterested networks. Over the weekend, the Vice President was forced to apologize ...
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Chuck Todd: GOP Doesn't Like Regulation Unless It's On Abortion Clinics

While interrogating Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, host Chuck Todd spat out a nasty attack line against the GOP regarding a new Texas law ...
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Piers Morgan Condemns 'Moral Cowardice' of Media Not Being Anti-Gun Enough

Appearing on Monday's NBC Today, ex-CNN host Piers Morgan kept up the anti-gun crusade that caused his ratings to plummet, denouncing his colleagues in the press: "I wish more American media ...
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CBS Defends Ben Affleck Following Battle With Bill Maher Over Radical Islam

On Friday night, Ben Affleck appeared on HBO's Real Time w/ Bill Maher and participated in a heated debate with fellow liberal Bill Maher over radical Islam’s influence on the Muslim world. ...
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Chuck Todd Interviews Democratic Senator Despite Wife’s Former Support

Talk about a conflict of interest. Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd sat down with former Senator Jim Webb (D-V.A.) for an interview Sunday morning and set up the discussion by declaring how his ...
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Van Jones on ABC: Democrats Should Use Ebola As Campaign Talking Point Against GOP

It appears as though former Obama official Van Jones has taken Rahm Emmanuel’s belief that you never “want a good crisis go to waste” to heart during a Sunday appearance on ABC’s This Week w/ ...
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CBS Highlights Muslim Immigrants Fueling Anti-Semitism In Germany

Once again, CBS has proved that it is the lone “big three” network that attempts to be a real news network. Friday’s CBS Evening News w/ Scott Pelley actually reported on the rise of ...
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MSNBC Points Finger at NRA for 'Making the Ebola Crisis Worse'

MSNBC anchor Krystal Ball and NBC correspondent Anne Thompson shamelessly politicized the Ebola crisis in a Thursday op-ed on MSNBC.com. Ball and Thompson bewailed how due to "Senate dysfunction ...
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CNN’s Cuomo on Biden After Latest Gaffe: ‘I Still Love Biden for What He Is...His Candor Is Refreshing’

At the conclusion of the 6:30 a.m. news briefing during Friday’s New Day on CNN, substitute news reader John Berman played video of Vice President Joe Biden jokingly asking Harvard University’s ...
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