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HARRY REID: “I Will Not Support Tinkering With Social Security”

In an interview with Lawrence O’Donnell last night, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid touched on the subjects of nuclear power, the tea party and, in the part of the interview that will probably get people on the right fired up, social security, which Reid absolutely refused to touch at all.
HARRY REID: “I Will Not Support Tinkering With Social Security”
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Sarah Palin Can’t Get Alaskans To Show Up For Her Book Signings

On the Rachel Maddow show last night, guest host Bill Wolff had on Alaskan radio show host Shannyn Moore to talk about Joe Miller finally conceding the election for Alaska senator to Lisa Murkowski. And, as all discussions of Alaskan politics usually do, the subject of Sarah Palin came up.
Sarah Palin Can’t Get Alaskans To Show Up For Her Book Signings
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MSNBC SUSPENDS JOE SCARBOROUGH FOR POLITICAL DONATIONS (For Two Days)

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Joe_congress.jpg”] Following up on its suspension of Keith Olbermann, Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough has been suspended by MSNBC for donating to political candidates, according to POLITICO.He only gave $500, and the suspension is for two days (basically as long as Olbermann’s).
MSNBC SUSPENDS JOE SCARBOROUGH FOR POLITICAL DONATIONS (For Two Days)
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Thanks To Chilean Miner Rescue, CNN Didn’t Finish In Last Place For Once

[credit provider=”AP”] CNN’s standard primetime lineup regularly struggles to attract anywhere near as many viewers as Fox News Channel and MSNBC, who have won the evening with their more fiery and opinionated news coverage.But as Tuesday night’s dramatic rescue of the Chilean miners who had been trapped underground for more […]
Thanks To Chilean Miner Rescue, CNN Didn’t Finish In Last Place For Once
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About MSNBC Host Ed Schultz’s Reported Freakout At 30 Rock…

Page Six reports today that MSNBC host Ed Schultz “had a meltdown in the network’s 30 Rock newsroom” on August 12, during which he yelled: “I’m going to torch this f$&cking place!” because he was mad his bosses pay more attention to Keith Olbermann and Rachel Maddow than they do […]
About MSNBC Host Ed Schultz’s Reported Freakout At 30 Rock…
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Gasparino And Ratigan Blast Their Old Employer, CNBC

Last night, Fox Business Network’s Charlie Gasparino and MSNBC’s Dylan Ratigan were on “The O’Reilly Factor” and “The Colbert Report,” respectively, where each took the opportunity to sound off on the network they used to work for, CNBC.
Gasparino And Ratigan Blast Their Old Employer, CNBC
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Tucker Carlson To Keith Olbermann: “WE OWN YOU”

Conservative news pundit and former CNN/MSNBC anchor Tucker Carlson is going bananas this morning over his recent purchase of the domain name KeithOlbermann.com, a fact he is proudly displaying on The Daily Caller, the political news website of which he is editor-in-chief.
Tucker Carlson To Keith Olbermann: “WE OWN YOU”
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Rachel Maddow Is Hosting A Bunch Of Geeks This Week

[credit provider=”www.bilerico.com”] Straight off the heels of her widely-watched hardball interview with Rand Paul last Wednesday, Rachel Maddow is shifting gears to some less controversial fare: “Geek Week.”It’s apparently an extension of her recurring “Moment of Geek” feature and it kicks off tonight with Energy Secretary Steven Chu. It continues […]
Rachel Maddow Is Hosting A Bunch Of Geeks This Week
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CNN’s ‘Ratings Rebound’ In Context: Still In Last Place By A Mile

Yesterday, The Huffington Post ran a glowing item touting a “ratings rebound” for ratings-challenged CNN during last week’s news cycle—Oil spill, Times Square Bomber, Greece imploding, floods, etc.—stating that the network “scored major ratings victories over Fox News and MSNBC.”CNN posted and sustained surprisingly strong demo numbers across several timeslots […]
CNN’s ‘Ratings Rebound’ In Context: Still In Last Place By A Mile
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Donny Deutsch on Keith Olbermann Incident: “It’s Just TV”

Donny Deutsch apparently has no hard feelings about being booted from his 3 p.m. MSNBC guest-hosting slot last week, following an unflattering segment that likened Keith Olbermann to “angry” anchors like Bill O’Reilly, Rush Limbaugh, and Glenn Beck.The AP’s David Bauder reports that the former CNBC anchor was back at […]
Donny Deutsch on Keith Olbermann Incident: “It’s Just TV”
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MSNBC Suspends David Shuster ‘Indefinitely’ After He Taped CNN Show

MSNBC (GE) is officially punishing star anchor David Shuster for getting in bed with their competition.The New York Observer broke the news last Friday that the high-profile MSNBC anchor shot a CNN (TWX) pilot. Shuster was missing from MSNBC’s airwaves on Monday, and TVNewser’s Gail Shister reported that he might […]
MSNBC Suspends David Shuster ‘Indefinitely’ After He Taped CNN Show
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Whoops! MSNBC Gets Duped By Fake U.S. Olympic Hockey Goalie, Apologizes

Last night, MSNBC’s Olympic Update show aired a live interview with a guy claiming to be Ryan Miller, the star U.S. Olympic hockey goalie. In a live interview, the caller recalled his 5-3 win against Canada last Sunday night, noting that “everything just clicks sometimes” so he could make 42 […]
Whoops! MSNBC Gets Duped By Fake U.S. Olympic Hockey Goalie, Apologizes
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