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On MSNBC, Ex-GOP Staffer Details How The Purpose Of Voter ID Laws Is To "Take People's Constitutional Rights Away"

From the April 7 edition of MSNBC's All In with Chris Hayes: TODD ALLBAUGH: I've been a Republican for a long time. It was at that moment, Chris, in that room in the senate Republican caucus when I heard people, a Party I had foughtShow More Summary

Trump Adviser To MSNBC's Chris Hayes: "I Admire The Passion" In Stone's Threat To Disclose Delegate's Hotel Rooms

From the April 7 edition of MSNBC's All In with Chris Hayes: CHRIS HAYES (HOST): Let me get your reaction first to something Roger Stone said. Now, he's not officially part of the campaign at all. In fact he left it early on. He is an ally of Donald Trump. This was his strategy for persuading unbound delegates. Take a listen. [...]Show More Summary

Bill O'Reilly Says Ted Cruz Is Right About New York City Values

From the April 7 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor: BILL O'REILLY (HOST): The disadvantage for Mr. Cruz is the New York values debate. You will remember that in January, the senator said this. [...] O'REILLY: Now, the truth is, Cruz is right, New York City values are very left wing. Show More Summary

How The Wash. Post Kicked Off The "Qualified" Argument Between Clinton And Sanders

The Washington Post Fact Checker clarified an article written by other Post reporters whose headline falsely suggested that Hillary Clinton called Bernie Sanders unqualified to be president. Before the Fact Checker had weighed in, the...Show More Summary

Fox's Bolling Criticizes Paid Family Leave: "Socialism Is Spreading Across America"

From the April 7 edition of Fox News' The Five: ERIC BOLLING (CO-HOST): Socialism is spreading across America, starting from California. Ten to fifteen -- Upping to $10 to $15 minimum wage is the first way. Remember Seattle tried that. Show More Summary

Latest CMP Video Deceptively Attacks Planned Parenthood's Patient Consent Process

On April 5, the Center For Medical Progress (CMP) released its 14th deceptive video -- this one featuring sections of footage from the first hearing of Congress' Select Panel on Infant Lives, which Republicans established in response to CMP's baseless allegations against Planned Parenthood. Show More Summary

A Look Back At Fox News' Interviews With Obama Ahead Of His Sunday Network Appearance

Chris Wallace will interview President Obama on Fox News Sunday April 10, marking Obama's first interview with the network since 2014. In past interviews, Fox figures including Wallace, Bret Baier and Bill O'Reilly have focused on Obama's ties to "radical" figures, hyped supposed scandals, lectured Obama on race, and interrupted him repeatedly. Show More Summary

Fox Host Claims That America Has "Helped Enough" With Syrian Refugee Crisis

From the April 7 edition of Fox News' Outnumbered: HARRIS FAULKNER (CO-HOST): The first Syrian refugee family is now arriving in Kansas City, Missouri. They got here under a program which brings them into the United States in a very fast time. Show More Summary

Jessica Williams And Transgender Activists Debunk The "Bathroom Predator" Myth On The Daily Show

From the April 6 edition of Comedy Central's The Daily Show: JESSICA WILLIAMS: Because of discrimination and profiling, at least 47 percent of black trans people will have at some point in their lives been incarcerated. [...] You'd think there'd be laws to correct this. Show More Summary

Wash. Post Reporter: "It's Pretty Remarkable" That Cable News Channels Have Shunned Trump Ally Roger Stone

A Washington Post reporter said it's "remarkable" that Trump ally Roger Stone has been "blacklisted" from two major cable news channels over his history of sexist and racially offensive comments. Roger Stone -- a notorious "dirty trickster"...Show More Summary

Mississippi Newspapers Criticize State Legislature For Passing Anti-LGBT Law

Mississippi newspapers spoke out against state legislation that allows individuals, businesses, religious organizations, the state government, and its employees to refuse service to LGBT people, as well as those who have extramarital sex, based on "religious belief or moral convictions." Gov. Show More Summary

Charles Barkley: "The NBA Should Move The All-Star Game From Charlotte" Due To Anti-LGBT Law

From the April 3 edition of CNN's Newsroom: FREDRICKA WHITEFIELD: You've also made some strong comments about say, Indianapolis last year, what many people call the anti-gay legislation. And now it's North Carolina that's under the microscope. CHARLES BARKLEY: I think the NBA should move the All-Star Game from there next year. Show More Summary

Ellen DeGeneres: Mississippi's Anti-LGBT Bill Is The "Definition Of Discrimination"

From the April 6 edition of NBC's The Ellen DeGeneres Show: ELLEN DEGENERES (HOST): So if you don't know, the governor of the state signed a religious freedom bill which might sound good, because it has the word freedom is in it, but here's what it means. Show More Summary

The Fox Primary For March: Trump Widens His Airtime Lead

As the Republican presidential field shrunk to three candidates in March, front-runner Donald Trump again led his competitors in interview airtime on Fox News. Fox News hosted the businessman for 6 hours and 15 minutes, compared to Texas Sen. Show More Summary

Morning Joe Panel: Hillary Clinton "Clearly Did Not Say Bernie Sanders Was Not Qualified To Be President"

From the April 7 edition of MSNBC's Morning Joe: MIKA BRZEZINSKI (CO-HOST): Late last night, Clinton's press secretary Brian Fallon responded to [Sanders'] remarks on Twitter saying quote "Hillary Clinton did not say Bernie Sanders was 'not qualified.' But he has now - absurdly - said it about her. Show More Summary

On CNN Newsroom , Trump Campaign Official Defends Roger Stone's Plan To Target Delegates At Their Hotel Rooms

From the April 7 edition of CNN's CNN Newsroom with Carol Costello: CAROL COSTELLO (HOST): So you're saying there is nothing wrong at all with the Trump campaign in the way it is being run and the staffing, et cetera et cetera? JEFF DEWIT: No. Show More Summary

Watch Seth Meyers Call Out The Discriminatory And "Deeply Dysfunctional" Impact Of Voter ID Laws

From the April 6 edition of NBC's Late Night with Seth Meyers: SETH MEYERS (HOST): Last night voters in Wisconsin went to the polls in that state's presidential primary and some waited in line for hours, even after the results has been announced just to cast their ballots. Show More Summary

Hannity Invites Discredited, Indicted CMP Founder On To Push "Baby Parts" Falsehood

From the April 6 edition of Fox News' Hannity: SEAN HANNITY (HOST): So last year, the Center for Medical Progress released a series of undercover videos that appeared to show Planned Parenthood officials negotiating the sale of aborted fetuses. Show More Summary

MSNBC's All In Highlights How WI Voter ID Laws "Consciously Disenfranchised" Voters

From the April 6 edition of MSNBC's All In With Chris Hayes: CHRIS HAYES (HOST): Last night, I got to see in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, that American democracy can be a pretty worn down and creaky, Rube-Goldbergian machine. At times, it's made that way on purpose. Show More Summary

O'Reilly Attacks Fox Colleague That Calls Out His "Personal Friendship" With Trump

From the April 6 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor: BILL O'REILLY (HOST): Everybody was skeptical of his ability to mount a campaign. GREG GUTFELD: Do you know who was most skeptical? Donald Trump. He never thought this was going to happen. O'REILLY: I don't buy that for a minute. Show More Summary

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