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Nets Trumpet Democratic Sit-In, Twist House Rules to Trash Republicans

On Wednesday, House Democrats staged a sit-it on the House floor trying bring their failed Senate bills to a vote in the House. Many are calling their actions a publicity stunt, and they seem to be right. All three of the liberal networks were glued to Capitol Hill during their evening broadcasts. Show More Summary

A Win for NewsBusters: NPR Posts Correction on 'Apolitical' Anti-Gun Mom Story

On Monday, Tim Graham reported that NPR was wrong to suggest gun activist Shannon Watts was one of those accidental activists who were “just regular people....folding the kids’ laundry...who had never done anything political before.”...Show More Summary

ABC Pushes 'Really Wonderful,' Empowering Contraceptive Service for 'Women' -- and New Teens

ABC’s Good Morning America spent four minutes on Tuesday morning promoting a new birth-control app where doctors can dispense contraceptives without a face-to-face visit. ABC even promoted it for what’s controversial about it. Co-host Lara Spencer began: But right now – the way girls as young as 13 may be getting the pill. Show More Summary

CNN's Gergen Bristles at Trump's 'Slanderous' Charges of 'Corrupt' Clinton

Appearing as a guest on Wednesday's Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield to react to GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's speech attacking Democrat Hillary Clinton, CNN political commentator David Gergen fretted over charges that the...Show More Summary

Luke Russert Marvels Over 'History' of Democrats' Gun Control Sit-In

On Wednesday's MSNBC Live, Luke Russert fawned over Rep. John Lewis, as he and his Democratic colleagues staged a pro-gun control sit-in inside the well of the chamber of the House of Representatives. Russert first asked Lewis, "You are a civil rights icon. Show More Summary

Today Show Shocked That Trump Tied With Clinton in Battleground States

The crew on NBC's Today Show had a rather unpleasant revelation this morning. Despite the fact that Donald Trump supposedly had a bad few weeks in stark contrast to Hillary Clinton, he is still in a virtual tie with her in the polls in the key battleground states of Ohio and Pennsylvania. Show More Summary

Reporter's Attempt to Show Ease of Buying an Assault Rifle Backfires

Neil Steinberg of the Chicago Sun-Times decided last week to purchase an AR-15 following the Pulse night club shooting in Orlando, Florida. His purpose, he said, was to demonstrate how simple it was and to explore Illinois’ gun laws concerning assault weapons. Show More Summary

Morning Joe: Senators Thwarting Gun Control Legislation ‘Need to Grow Up’

As the fight for gun-control legislation continues on Capitol Hill, so too does the hypocrisy of MSNBC’s Morning Joe. On Wednesday, the show criticized Senator Susan Collins’ bipartisan legislation that would prevent people on two government watch lists from buying firearms. Show More Summary

'Orange Is the New Black' Kills Off Major Character to Raise Awareness for Black Lives Matter

The highly anticipated fourth season of Netflix’s Orange is the New Black launched last Friday and I have to believe that true fans of the show were not disappointed. The story remains true to life in a minimum security prison, as you might imagine it to be, and managed to get all the way to the twelfth episode (out of thirteen) before politics entered.

CBS Touts Celebrity Musicians Whining About Property Rights, Skips Their Liberal Hypocrisy

While reporting on Taylor Swift’s open letter to Congress regarding a drastic reform of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, CBS This Morning focused the story primarily on how Swift, along with many other high-profile entertainersShow More Summary

Bozell & Graham Column: Obama Never Blamed for Bad Security

In the of the Trump wrecking crane, President Obama’s approval ratings have risen above 50 percent. The media see greater appreciation for his “competence” in office – but why? In the wake of the Orlando attack, it’s easy to ask “How...Show More Summary

Nets Silent on Corruption Conviction of Democratic House Representative

News broke Tuesday that Democratic Representative Chaka Fattah, of Pennsylvania, was convicted of a laundry list of federal corruption charges. According to Politico, the list includes, “bribery, racketeering, money laundering, bankShow More Summary

Racist Reality Show Contestant Called ‘Donald Trump with Boobs’ on Lifetime's 'UnReal'

On Lifetime’s UnReal, a scripted drama about the behind-the-scenes making of a reality dating show, the recurring storyline of contestant Beth Ann (Lindsay Musil) being used as the chosen racist, white supremacist continues.

MSNBC Hails Hillary’s ‘Heartfelt’ Speech on Economy: 'Candidate in a Groove'

In the moments following Hillary Clinton’s “heartfelt” remarks on the economy, MSNBC on Tuesday showered the candidate with their ritualistic, post-appearance bravado. Correspondent Kristen Welker described the occasion as one where Clinton “turned up the heat on Trump.” As for reporter Kasie Hunt, the speech was one from a candidate who is “in a groove.”

CNN, CBS Push Debunked Claim 90 Percent Want More Gun Background Checks

In the aftermath of the Orlando nightclub massacre, flawed polls claiming that about 90 percent of Americans want universal background checks for gun purchases have started making the rounds again as CBS last week and CNN this week have...Show More Summary

CNN's Lemon Touts 'Sensible' Gun Laws; Tosses Softballs At Liberal Rep.

Don Lemon boosted gun control on Monday's CNN Tonight during a panel discussion segment with Democratic Rep. Jim Himes, liberal analyst Jeffrey Toobin, and conservative guest Richard Feldman. Lemon played up how the "the police commissioner...Show More Summary

5 Great Conservative Zingers Featured on CBS's Sci-Fi Political Show ‘BrainDead’

Last week’s premiere of CBS’s new dramedy BrainDead certainly leaned left, but this week they were more evenhanded in their treatment of the right. Instead of the typical lefty caricature of conservatives, you get the sense they actually...Show More Summary

ABC Downplays Censorship of Terrorist’s 911 Call

Reports on ABC's World News Tonight on Monday and Good Morning America on Tuesday both downplayed the controversy, with correspondent Linzie Janis briefly remarking: "When asked his name, the gunman responds, 'My name is I pledge allegiance...Show More Summary

CBS Hosts Applaud Biden Dismissing ‘Outside’ Critics of Foreign Policy Failures

In an exclusive interview with Joe Biden on Monday for his PBS program, which was partially re-aired in the 8 a.m. ET hour on Tuesday’s CBS This Morning, host Charlie Rose actually questioned the Vice President on State Department officials...Show More Summary

Bee to GOP: 'Crazy Wayne' LaPierre 'So Far Up Your Party's Ass' He Talks For You

On Monday night’s Full Frontal, Samantha Bee did her usual schtick of taking an issue from the extreme left and running with it. In this case, it was the NRA and “racist Republicans.” In her typical vulgar fashion, Bee called out Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for supporting the NRA after Orlando’s shooting. Show More Summary

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