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By Curtis Houck | | May 12, 2016 | 9:10 PM EDT

Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi instructed them to follow the lead of late night comedians (in the mold of The Daily Show or The Nightly Show) to take down Donald Trump and the Republicans to the point that she offered to “encourage” them to broadcast such exposes as the general election intensifies.

By Nicholas Fondacaro | | May 12, 2016 | 9:04 PM EDT

Thursday evening saw the failure of all three of the network news outlets to report on the massive legal blow to ObamaCare. In her decision, U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer ruled that the Obama administration’s unilateral funding of $175 billion to insurance subsidies was unconstitutional. The ruling was a major win for House Republicans, a victory that was a long time coming. With a lack of funding through the subsidies, and large insurance companies fleeing the exchanges, ObamaCare might be on its last leg. 

By Randy Hall | | May 12, 2016 | 6:42 PM EDT

Given MSNBC's reputation as a liberal cable channel, it's rare for a program anchor to press a Democratic official on an issue that could embarrass the guest, but that's what happened on Wednesday afternoon.

Meet the Press Daily Host Steve Kornacki asked Debbie Wasserman Schultz -- a representative from Florida and chair of the Democratic National Committee -- several times regarding a call for her to debate her primary opponent and Bernie Sanders supporter, Tim Canova, who has raised “a surprising $1 million” while taking on an incumbent party official.

By Kyle Drennen | | May 12, 2016 | 5:21 PM EDT

On Thursday, TVNewser reported on CNN host Carol Costello telling SiriusXM radio host Dean Obeidallah how she really felt about former Daily Show host Jon Stewart and his routine mocking of her network: “I’ll just be honest with you – it did bug me....It’s easy to cherry-pick, and then you slam somebody. Sometimes we deserve it, and sometimes we don’t..."

By Jorge Bonilla | | May 12, 2016 | 5:12 PM EDT

Now that Donald Trump stands alone as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, it was only a matter of time. Univision/Fusion anchor Jorge Ramos has finally penned his primary postmortem, in which he predictably dumps all over Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz.

By Curtis Houck | | May 12, 2016 | 4:56 PM EDT

MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews has offered NewsBusters readers perhaps the largest library of ridiculous statements over the years but his segment topics took a bizarre turn on Wednesday when he devoted an entire block to Hillary Clinton’s interest in releasing documents pertaining to Area 51 and the chances that aliens exist inside the U.S.

By Alatheia Nielsen | | May 12, 2016 | 4:26 PM EDT

Eleven days after a raging forest fire forced the entire town of Fort McMurray to evacuate, there is still no timeline for the displaced families to return home. The media, however, have been busy using the tragedy as yet another opportunity to promote climate change rhetoric.

By Matthew Balan | | May 12, 2016 | 4:03 PM EDT

Annie Zaleski of the A.V. Club website (which is owned by the satirical publication The Onion) used a Thursday article to promote an informational website's lament that cartoon characters are "having a less-than-positive influence when it comes to reflecting the average person's physique." Zaleski underlined that "cartoons are one of the worst offenders in terms of improbable body shapes," and touted how the site "reverse-Photoshopped iconic figures to make them look like modern teenagers."

By Katie Yoder | | May 12, 2016 | 4:03 PM EDT

Torn between fighting both Donald Trump and gays, evangelical Christians are “depressed” and out of “energy,” according to one comedian.

By Curtis Houck | | May 12, 2016 | 3:35 PM EDT

In an analysis for the front page of Wednesday’s New York Times business section, Eduardo Porter trumpeted that the real issue ailing the American economy and impeding on its improvement is the lack of mass government jobs programs similar to its “large and underappreciated role in reshaping” the country during the 19th and 20th centuries. 

By Julia A. Seymour | | May 12, 2016 | 3:33 PM EDT

The global warming alarmists in the liberal media always latch on to events and blame them on climate change. It’s their regular M.O. But recent reports claiming climate change was responsible for drowning five Pacific Islands misrepresented the science.

This irritated Dr. Simon Albert, a researcher at the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Queensland, one of the scientists whose paper was “misrepresented by alarmists,” according to Breitbart London.

ABCNews.com claimed on May 9, “Five Solomon Islands Disappear Into the Pacific Ocean as a Result of Climate Change.”

By Melissa Mullins | | May 12, 2016 | 3:28 PM EDT

Woody Allen is facing a rough start to the Cannes Film Festival.  The Hollywood Reporter informed readers it was banned Thursday's from lunch event by Allen's longtime publicist, Leslee Dart. Why? THR published an article by former Allen’s son Ronan Farrow, the former MSNBC host, lamenting the media’s failure to promote the charges that Allen had molested his sister Dylan Farrow.

By Kyle Drennen | | May 12, 2016 | 3:28 PM EDT

After all three Wednesday network evening newscasts censored any coverage of FBI director James Comey labeling the bureau’s probe into Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail server a “criminal investigation,” on Thursday, only CBS This Morning made any mention of the development. In a mere 21-second news brief, co-host Norah O’Donnell informed viewers: “The head of the FBI confirms the probe of Hillary Clinton's private e-mail server is a criminal investigation."

By Geoffrey Dickens | | May 12, 2016 | 1:56 PM EDT

On Wednesday, CBS News announced that Morley Safer, 60 Minutes’ longest-serving correspondent, will officially retire this week. Safer’s first season with 60 Minutes was in 1970 and while the MRC’s archive is extensive, it doesn’t go back as far as Safer’s first year. But a review does find a few revealing examples of Safer’s liberalness over the years. 

By Kyle Drennen | | May 12, 2016 | 12:38 PM EDT

During an interview with Dan Quayle on Thursday’s NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer reminded the former Republican vice president of the liberal media narrative that he was unqualified for the job: “And in all honesty, your qualifications were questioned when you became vice president. People worried whether you had the experience to be vice president or president, if that would happen.”