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By Ken Shepherd | March 3, 2015 | 5:25 PM EST

Wrapping up a segment on CNBC's Closing Bell on Tuesday, reporter John Harwood suggested that Hillary Clinton's use of personal email to conduct State Department correspondence may well have been just a case of "excessive caution" on her part.

By Julia A. Seymour | March 3, 2015 | 4:52 PM EST

Several conservative economic thinkers including CNBC's Larry Kudlow and media magnate Steve Forbes recently formed the Committee to Unleash American Prosperity in an effort to persuade aspiring presidents to focus on “the paramount challenge facing our country: slow growth and stagnant incomes.”

Three economists in the group explained their goals in a March 3, Investor's Business Daily op-ed.

By Brent Baker | March 3, 2015 | 4:11 PM EST

Sad news today that M. Stanton Evans, newspaper editor, founder of the National Journalism Center, conservative leader and author who wrote ten books, passed away at age 80. In 2006, Stan rewarded the Media Research Center and our audience, at the 2006 MRC Gala and DisHonors Awards, by accepting in jest, on behalf of Rosie O’Donnell, the “I’m Not a Political Genius But I Play One on TV Award.”

By Scott Whitlock | March 3, 2015 | 4:08 PM EST

MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews escalated his rage over Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress, Tuesday, hinting that the Israeli prime minister delivered what amounts to a coup. Appearing on his cable network for analysis, Matthews darkly warned, "This man from a foreign government walked into the United States legislative chamber and tried to take over U.S. foreign policy." 

By Kristine Marsh and Katie Yoder | March 3, 2015 | 3:06 PM EST

Everyone knows that college campuses are hubs for liberal groupthink and propaganda. But the media never cover the presence of conservative voices on campuses. So MRC Culture asked conservative students at CPAC, “Have you ever been treated differently because you’re a conservative on campus?”

The answers we got were not surprising and reveal stories that the media is too biased to report.

By Brent Bozell | March 3, 2015 | 3:05 PM EST

Bozell statement on the passing of M. Stanton Evans.

By Kyle Drennen | March 3, 2015 | 2:52 PM EST

In a Tuesday article for National Journal, senior political columnist Ron Fournier blasted Hillary Clinton over the breaking email scandal and even suggested she give up her presidential ambitions: "Perhaps Hillary Rodham Clinton shouldn't run for president....Because she doesn't seem ready for 2016. Like a blast of wintry air in July, the worst of 1990s-style politics is intruding on what needs to be a new millennium campaign: Transparent, inspirational, innovative, and beyond ethical reproach."

By Bryan Ballas | March 3, 2015 | 1:26 PM EST

What was supposed to be a report on a constitutional battle in Alabama by CNN’s Elliott C. McLaughlin quickly transformed into what can only be described as gushing celebration of a triumph over traditional marriage advocates who are stuck living in the past.
 
McLaughlin begans his piece on CNN.com with the story of a father of a gay man calling his son’s wedding "disgusting."  He then pours contempt on the father as if he were a Klansman saying, "Disgusting, a word one might use to describe child molesters or a dead opossum in the road, was being applied to a couple of seven years exchanging vows that they'd love and cherish each other forever.”

By Myron Ebell | March 3, 2015 | 1:05 PM EST

New York’s Times republished a Greenpeace press release on the front page of its Sunday, 22nd February edition that attacks Willie Soon of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics for obtaining $1.2 million in funding for his research over the last decade from energy corporations, electric utilities, and charitable foundations related to those companies.  The press release, cleverly disguised as an article supposedly written by Times reporters Justin Gillis and John Schwartz, also claims that Dr. Soon did not adequately disclose the sources of his funding in articles published in scientific journals.

By Mark Finkelstein | March 3, 2015 | 12:53 PM EST

In today's speech, Benjamin Netanyahu took a not-so-subtle shot at John Kerry: will the MSM notice? The Israeli PM otherwise went out of his way to be bi-partisan,  finding ways to praise President Obama and even Harry Reid.  

But Kerry came in for a stinging swipe when Netanyahu said "last year, the same [Iranian foreign minister] Zarif, who charms Western diplomats, laid a wreath at the grave of Imad Mughniyeh. Imad Mughniyeh is the terrorist mastermind who spilled more American blood [at the Beirut Marine barracks bombing] than any other terrorist besides Osama bin Laden. I'd like to see someone ask him a question about that." Wonder just which Western diplomat Bibi had in mind, John?  And Netanyahu threw down the gauntlet: do you dare raise the issue with Zarif next time you go for a stroll with him?

By Matthew Balan | March 3, 2015 | 12:49 PM EST

Moments after Benjamin Netanyahu finished his speech to Congress on Tuesday, liberal CNN correspondent Christiane Amanpour asserted that Israeli prime minister was hyping the threat of a nuclear Iran, and likened him to a famous movie character: "It was a very dark, Strangelovian speech painting a picture of a really dystopian world, raising the specter...of a genocidal regime spraying nuclear weapons to annihilate the whole world and the whole region."

By Scott Whitlock | March 3, 2015 | 12:43 PM EST

Seconds after Benjamin Netanyahu ended his speech on Tuesday to Congress, the journalists at MSNBC began attacking it. Chris Matthews appeared and sneered that the Israeli prime minister "never mentioned the real world" in his address. The Hardball host insisted that Iraq was "the war [Netanyahu] talked us into."  The journalist berated, "The reason Baghdad is under control of the Shia and under the control of Iran is he pushed that! And he never mentioned that! So, being a hawk all the time takes away some of your credibility, always being a hawk." 

By Katie Yoder | March 3, 2015 | 12:19 PM EST

Washington, D.C. is about to be swimming with sharks – and Ann Coulter will be tasked with saving it. 

For the upcoming “Sharknado 3,” “Shark Tank” star and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will play the president with conservative political commentator Ann Coulter as his VP. The two will confront sharks causing “mass destruction in the nation’s capital” before heading down the coastline. 

By Scott Whitlock | March 3, 2015 | 11:19 AM EST

CBS This Morning journalist Nancy Cordes on Tuesday parroted White House spin on Benjamin Netanyahu's address before Congress. The reporter repeated that the President "said the speech creates the appearance of a political endorsement for Netanyahu, who is up for reelection later this month." 

By Kyle Drennen | March 3, 2015 | 11:13 AM EST

In an interview with former Obama White House press secretary and current NBC political analyst Robert Gibbs on Tuesday's Today, co-host Matt Lauer saw big problems for Hillary Clinton in the wake of revelations that she used a private email account during her tenure as secretary of state: "It provides a lay-up, doesn't it Robert, for her critics who say this is all about a lack of transparency as she prepares for a run in 2016, that you can't go back and look at those emails?"