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Brian Williams Sees 'Patriotism' in Opposing Trump Court Pick

September 23rd, 2020 4:43 PM

On Monday's The 11th Hour, MSNBC host Brian Williams portrayed it as an act of "courage and patriotism" for Republican Senators Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski to oppose the confirmation of a Republican to the U.S. Supreme Court before the election as he wondered if Senator Mitt Romney might join them.

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Media Skip Murkowski's Criticism of House Impeachment Process

December 29th, 2019 6:20 PM
Did you hear that Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski is "disturbed?" It was probably hard to miss over the past few days as many mainstream media outlets repeatedly touted how Murkowski is "disturbed" by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell intending to coordinate strategy with the White House if and when the House ever gets around to sending their articles of impeachment over to…
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Nets Tout Murkowski: ‘Unexpected Ally’ for Dems, ‘Crack’ in GOP Front

December 26th, 2019 9:06 PM
During the Christmas season, wishy-washy Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski gave a present to Democrats and the liberal media trying to remove President Trump from office when she whined about Senate Majority McConnell’s (R-KY) plans for the impeachment trial. During their Thursday evening newscasts, ABC, CBS, and NBC all sang the praises of “moderate” Murkowski.
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Post-Cloture NBC Hopes Other GOPers Vote No; ‘Beyond Reelection’

October 5th, 2018 1:45 PM
During and after the cloture vote Friday morning to move forward with Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, NBC’s Chuck Todd and Andrea Mitchell held out hope that unnamed Republican Senators could change their minds to oppose Kavanaugh and that, amidst the onslaught of pressure (read: verbal harassment from the left), voting against the Judge is thinking “…
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Matthews Hails Heitkamp’s ‘Profile in Courage’ Opposing Kavanaugh

October 4th, 2018 9:46 PM
On Thursday night, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews was in a more jubilant mood than he might have been earlier in the week on the issue of stopping Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh thanks to the “profile in courage” from Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp (ND) in opposing Kavanaugh. With Heitkamp opposing the Judge, Matthews expressed optimism that there was a “…

Time Piece Argues ‘Era of the Swing Justice Is Over’ on Supreme Court

August 13th, 2018 5:56 PM
Ever since President Trump nominated U.S. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh on July 9 to fill the seat on the Supreme Court left open by retiring “swing justice” Anthony Kennedy, those on the left and in the media have hammered the pick as everything from “controversial” to “cruelly regressive.” While some swore they’d do anything to prevent the Supreme…

The Brett Kavanaugh Nomination

July 13th, 2018 5:48 PM
If Alexander Hamilton had been nominated for a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court today, Democrats would likely oppose him. About the court, Hamilton said: “[A] limited Constitution ...can be preserved in practice no other way than through the medium of courts of justice, whose duty it must be to declare all acts contrary to the manifest tenor of the Constitution void. Without this, all the…
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CNN Gives Gloria Allred Forum to Fret Over Possible Abortion Ban

July 1st, 2018 9:22 PM
Over the weekend, CNN Newsroom host Ana Cabrera seemed to fret over the possibility that the Roe V. Wade Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion is "under threat" as she gave pro-abortion activist Gloria Allred a sympathetic forum to complain about the possibility of an abortion ban. Early on, the CNN host seemed taken aback that many Americans still wish to ban the killing of unborn…
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Rubin: Sanders Should Be Harassed Publicly as a 'Life Sentence'

July 1st, 2018 3:49 PM
On Sunday's AM Joy, MSNBC contributor and Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin declared that Sarah Huckabee Sanders deserves a "life sentence" of being harassed publicly as she asserted that the White House press secretary "has no right to live a life of no fuss, no muss" because of her negative interactions with the press. The phony conservative columnist also…
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ABC, NBC Look to Moderate GOP Senators to Halt Trump SCOTUS Nominee

June 28th, 2018 9:48 PM
With Senate Democrats in the minority and helpless to stop President Trump and Senate Republicans from confirming the next nominee to the Supreme Court, ABC’s World News Tonight and NBC Nightly News spent a portion of Thursday’s broadcasts looking to the few marquee, moderate GOP Senators to block whatever nominee was put forward. They were also worried of red state Democrats who…
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CNN Praises GOP Senators' ‘Girl Power’ ‘Cojones’ for ObamaCare Vote

August 4th, 2017 12:01 PM
On CNN Friday morning, the network repeatedly played an interview between Dana Bash and Senators Collins and Murkowski. The two female Republican senators were the sole Republicans besides John McCain, to vote against their party’s plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare last week. While the media spent endless time praising the “heroic” actions of McCain, CNN felt like it was the…

NYT Reporter in Awe of His Favorite Kind of GOPer: A Moderate

July 27th, 2017 11:31 AM
New York Times congressional reporter Carl Hulse, who now writes the paper’s “On Washington” column, made the front page Thursday with a tribute to his favorite kind of Republican -- a moderate currently making life difficult for conservatives: “A Swing Vote From Alaska Isn’t Swayed.” Profile of moderate Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski. Hulse’s favorite…
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Nets Decry Planned Parenthood’s ‘Major Setback’ in Senate Vote

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March 31st, 2017 12:28 PM
Whether it’s in their phrasing or omissions, the networks aren’t backing down in their defense of America’s largest abortion provider. On Thursday, the U.S. Senate passed a bill empowering states to halt hundreds of millions in Title X federal funding from Planned Parenthood and other organizations that perform abortions. In their reporting, the anchors saw the…

Like Media, White House Misleads on Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

January 26th, 2015 2:44 PM
Just days after Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski, Alaska, introduced a bill to permit oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), President Barack Obama announced his plan to designate millions of acres of ANWR in a way that bans drilling. Obama announced on January 25 that his administration would seek wilderness status for parts of the ANWR including coastal plains,…