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By Curtis Houck | October 27, 2014 | 10:07 PM EDT

On Monday night, CBS News national correspondent Chip Reid continued to promote an ad by a liberal organization that claims Republicans in Congress are responsible for cutting funding for research hoping to find an Ebola vaccine.

Reid stated at the conclusion of his report on the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley how: “One independent liberal group released an ad criticizing Republicans for cutting spending that they say could have led to an Ebola vaccination. Scott, that ad is titled “Republican Cuts Kill," which shows just how tough the political battle over Ebola has come.”

By Tom Johnson | October 27, 2014 | 9:48 PM EDT

Josh Marshall writes that back in the day, right-wingers distorted the extent of media bias against them, and created FNC to balance the scales.

By Jack Coleman | October 27, 2014 | 9:28 PM EDT

Repeated viewings of "The Rachel Maddow Show" provide little in the way of satisfaction for the sane among us, except when she is at her most righteously indignant at the stupidity of lesser mortals, which is to say, nearly all of humanity.

On her MSNBC show Friday, Maddow could barely contain her unbridled contempt for GOP congressman Darrell Issa over his remarks about Ebola.

By Ken Shepherd | October 27, 2014 | 9:02 PM EDT

"What's worse? Thom Tillis or Ebola?" Yes, Chris Matthews actually asked that, in jest, on the October 27 edition of MSNBC's Hardball.

By Tom Blumer | October 27, 2014 | 8:45 PM EDT

In late September, Charlie Baker, the Republican who is the party's gubernatorial candidate in Massachusetts, told female reporter Sharman Sacchetti, who had already asked him a series of questions: "OK, this is going to be the last one, sweetheart."

That was enough to send the press into a tizzy. Jack Coleman at NewsBusters noted how Rachel Maddow at MSNBC turned Baker's statement into proof that the GOP is engaged in a "war on women," even though Baker quickly apologized directly to the reporter and indicated that, as paraphrased by the Associated Press, "the comment was a mistake and doesn't represent his work attitudes." This would be the same Associated Press which has, based on searches, not had a single national or local story on South Carolina Democratic gubernatorial candidate Vincent Sheheen calling incumbent Republicn Nikki Haley a "whore" — even though Sheheen waited four days to (insincerely, in my view) apologize.

By Ken Shepherd | October 27, 2014 | 5:07 PM EDT

CNBC's John Harwood has been hard at work on Twitter today, not reporting news, of course, but defending former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's left-wing applause line last week that businesses don't create jobs.

By Scott Whitlock | October 27, 2014 | 4:52 PM EDT

Despite nearly 1400 words of space, New York Times writer Amy Chozick on Monday never used the "liberal" label in a story on possible 2016 Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton being hit from the left with regards to immigration. Instead, she explained that "immigration activists have already turned their focus — and their frustration — to his potential successor." 

By Tom Blumer | October 27, 2014 | 4:36 PM EDT

Earlier today, South Carolina Democratic gubernatorial candidate Vincent Sheheen "apologized" for telling supporters last Thursday that if he defeats incumbent Republican Nikki Haley, "we’re gonna escort whore out the door."

Sheheen's "apology" is far from satisfactory, especially given the point NewsBusters commenter "Rio5" made at last night's post, namely that "As my father always said, 'If it isn't in your head it won't come out of your mouth.'" As will be seen after the jump, Vincent Sheheen wants us to believe that he is a miraculously rare exception to that wise saying. Readers will also see that State.com reporter Cassie Cope is being incredibly indulgent in covering the "apology":

By Tim Graham | October 27, 2014 | 2:25 PM EDT

Jaime Fuller at The Washington Post mocked the Charlotte Observer’s surprisingly weak endorsement of Sen. Kay Hagan. The Post called it Hagan’s “worst endorsement.” That seems right.

“Here is a sample of the glowing things they had to say about her,” Fuller cracked:

By NB Staff | October 27, 2014 | 1:26 PM EDT

"If it hurts the narrative of the Obama administration, it's just not covered." That's how Media Research Center president Brent Bozell summed up the stunning findings of the latest MRC study, which shows a tremendous disparity in how the liberal broadcast networks covered the 2006 midterms as opposed to this years. 

By Scott Whitlock | October 27, 2014 | 1:10 PM EDT

Throughout 2014, CBS This Morning has veered between stories happily hyping the benefits of marijuana and reports on its danger. While the segments seesaw back and forth, the network doesn't seem to be able to put together balance individual stories. On Monday, this continued as journalist Adriana Diaz focused on a Minnesota mom who gave her son medical marijuana to help with his traumatic brain injury. 

By Kyle Drennen | October 27, 2014 | 12:57 PM EDT

On Monday, all three network morning shows covered George P. Bush – the son of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and current candidate for Texas land commissioner – telling ABC's Jonathan Karl that his father would likely make a 2016 presidential run. In addition, all three shows made sure to remind viewers of former First Lady Barbara Bush's objection to another one of her sons running for president.

By Jeffrey Meyer | October 27, 2014 | 12:57 PM EDT

When one thinks about the media, the Weather Channel probably doesn’t come to mind as a primary source of liberal media bias. Strangely enough, on Monday the Weather Channel proved it can be just as bad as the liberals over on MSNBC. Appearing on the morning AMHQ w/ Sam Champion program, self-described “hurricane/storm specialist” Carl Parker talked about his Halloween costume with host Sam Champion and joked “I think I’m going to be Big Bird. Try to irritate Mitt Romney.” 

By P.J. Gladnick | October 27, 2014 | 10:35 AM EDT

The Huffington Post published a tweet from Houston Mayor Annise Parker claiming that her daughter was denied a driver's license due to having two moms. However, a later update to the story shows that Parker was much less than truthful about the initial reason for the denial of the driver's license.
 

By Jeffrey Meyer | October 27, 2014 | 9:22 AM EDT

On Sunday night, NBC Nightly News covered First Lady Michelle Obama’s busy campaign schedule with just over one week to go until Election Day. Unfortunately, in their rush to play up her midterm efforts, the network ignored the Democrat’s numerous gaffes on the campaign trail. Anchor Lester Holt introduced the report and noted how “First Lady Michelle Obama is taking on a key role that she's played before. She's going out on the campaign trail in hopes her high approval ratings can help Democrats maintain control of the Senate.”