Maria Shriver Asks Ann Romney About GOP's 'Gender Problem'
October 14th, 2014 3:38 PM
In an interview with Ann Romney aired on Tuesday's NBC Today, special anchor Maria Shriver couldn't help getting in a dig at Republicans: "The Republican Party is viewed by so many women as having a gender problem, a women's problem. Do you believe that?"
The question came amid a segment that was largely focused on the Romneys funding the creation of a new medical center to…
NBC Touts 'Rarefied Air' of Summit Where Dem Presidents Spew Left-Wing
April 10th, 2014 4:52 PM
Promoting the civil rights summit being held at the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library on Thursday, NBC Today co-host Savannah Guthrie turned to "NBC special anchor" and full-time liberal activist Maria Shriver for a report on the event: "This is pretty rarefied air you're in. We've got these former presidents all speaking at the summit. What are the themes you've…
Andrea Mitchell Urges NBC 'Journalist' Maria Shriver to 'Take a Bow' f
January 31st, 2014 10:57 AM
On her Thursday 1 p.m. ET MSNBC show, host Andrea Mitchell gushed over NBC News special anchor Maria Shriver's political activism as "the force behind the influential Shriver Report about women and poverty in America": "Maria, my God, what you have started, what you have launched here....Equal pay for women...you went and you talked to the President about before his State of…
After Promoting False Wendy Davis Bio, When Will NBC Offer a Correctio
January 21st, 2014 9:32 AM
In a fawning puff piece on Texas gubernatorial candidate Wemdy Davis on NBC's January 15 Today, correspondent Maria Shriver celebrated the liberal abortion heroine as an "overnight sensation" whose "personal story" has "resonated across this country." The only problem with the gushing profile that followed was that key facts and details of Davis's life were…
NBC Silent on $7.3 Million from Soros for Special Anchor’s Liberal R
January 16th, 2014 4:57 PM
Not only did NBC allow their special anchor Maria Shriver to promote her own report on “Nightly News,” they did it without disclosing that it was made in partnership with a group that liberal billionaire George Soros gave $7.3 million to.
In “The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back From the Brink,” which was published on Jan. 11, an outspokenly liberal…
MSNBC's Hayes Dismisses Value of Marriage in Helping Women Escape Pove
January 15th, 2014 3:29 PM
On the Monday, January 13, All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC, host Hayes laughed off the view that encouraging marriage can help some women out of poverty as he spoke to a guest, Shenita Simon-Toussaint, who argued that she has found that being married is more expensive. Hayes posed:
NBC's Maria Shriver Offers Fawning Profile of 'Overnight Sensation' We
January 15th, 2014 11:25 AM
In a glowing profile of Texas state senator and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis that amounted to a campaign commercial on Wednesday's NBC Today, correspondent Maria Shriver proclaimed: "Wendy Davis became a familiar name last year when she stood in her pink tennis shoes for eleven hours to defeat a Texas abortion bill. Even though the bill eventually passed, Davis became…
NBC Takes 'Wage Gap' Activism to White House, Brags of Obama's Support
January 15th, 2014 10:50 AM
NBC News special anchor Maria Shriver played both roles of journalist and activist on Tuesday's Nightly News, as she promoted her own report on closing the gender "wage gap" while touting President Obama's support for her cause.
"NBC's Maria Shriver was invited to the White House to present her report to President Obama late today," reported anchor Brian…
On MSNBC, Shriver and Hayes Give Gillibrand Forum to Push Paid Family
January 14th, 2014 7:36 PM
On a special edition of All In with Chris Hayes on Monday, January 13, MSNBC host Hayes and NBC's Maria Shriver devoted the hour to a discussion of poverty in America, 50 years after President Johnson announced the "War on Poverty."
At one point, the two gave New York Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand an unchallenged forum to push for paid family medical leave, without any…
On NBC's 'Today,' Maria Shriver Frets Over 'Stained Glass Ceiling' for
March 20th, 2013 11:25 AM
Appearing on Tuesday's NBC Today as part of its Vatican coverage of Pope Francis's installation mass, former correspondent Maria Shriver offered a report that urged the Catholic Church to allow female priests: "Catholic women, and nuns in particular....cannot be ordained, they cannot say Mass and they cannot vote for the pope. Now millions of women think it's time for the…
NBC's Today Turns 60: MRC's Top 10 Most Obnoxiously Liberal Today Show
January 10th, 2012 10:18 AM
This week the Today show is celebrating 60 years of being on the air, and for over 20 of those years the MRC has been documenting the NBC morning show’s liberal agenda. From past anchors like Bryant Gumbel blaming “right wing” talk radio for the Oklahoma City bombing and Katie Couric trashing Ronald Reagan as an “airhead,” up through current anchor Matt Lauer…
Rosie O'Donnell Sneers 'This Republican Guy' Arnold Has No Right to th
May 22nd, 2011 6:05 PM
Brian Maloney at the Radio Equalizer blog reports that Rosie O’Donnell thinks cheating Arnold Schwarzenegger is somehow beneath the history of the Kennedy family – as if cheating were never allowed among the Kennedys?
Perhaps it should be said that Maria Shriver’s parents, Sargent Shriver and Eunice Kennedy Shriver, seemed to have a happy, long-lasting marriage of 56…
NBC Praises Maria Shriver as 'The Liberal Polished Member of One of Am
May 17th, 2011 5:51 PM
During coverage of Arnold Schwarzengger's admitted affair on Tuesday, members of NBC's Today promoted his wife and their former colleague, Maria Shriver. Correspondent Natalie Morales declared that despite "much public scrutiny" of their marriage, "Many say it was Maria's enduring support through it all that allowed them to become one of America's most powerful…
Flashback: In '03, George Stephanopoulos Touted Maria Shriver's Clinto
May 17th, 2011 4:24 PM
An irony-deprived George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday expressed amazement that Arnold Schwarzenegger involved himself in politics despite such a messy personal life. Yet, back in 2003, the former Clinton operative touted Maria Shriver's "stand by your man" defense of her "A+" husband.
Appearing on the October 6, 2003 Good Morning America, he marveled how it was "…