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By Kyle Drennen | August 20, 2013 | 1:11 PM EDT

Rather than focus on the myriad of problems plaguing the implementation of ObamaCare, on Tuesday, all three network morning shows instead provided coverage of the First Family getting a second dog. On NBC's Today, White House correspondent Peter Alexander happily announced: "Move over Bo, there's a new dog in town, Sunny. And for her inaugural play date, the White House released it's own music video. A pair of presidential pets frolicking on the South Lawn, that'll get tails wagging." [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump]

On ABC's Good Morning America, news reader Elizabeth Vargas reported: "The one-year-old female Portuguese water dog is described as full of energy and very affectionate. First Lady Michelle Obama took to Instagram to make the announcement, tweeting, 'So excited to introduce the newest member of the Obama family – our puppy, Sunny!'" On CBS This Morning, co-host Charlie Rose declared: "That is the same breed as Obama's other dog, Bo....The two dogs appear to be getting along just fine."

By Noel Sheppard | August 20, 2013 | 12:10 PM EDT

For a brief, shining moment Tuesday, MSNBC’s Chris “Thrill Up My Leg” Matthews took off his Democratic shill hat and expressed a well-reasoned critique of President Obama.

Appearing on Morning Joe, Matthews said, “He had the speaking skill way ahead of schedule, the inspiration ability, the charisma…What he has never developed is a love - and that’s the right word for it - of politics, and love of other politicians, to love to sit around and play cards with them, to try to get to know them” (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Kyle Drennen | August 19, 2013 | 5:33 PM EDT

Filling in for Andrea Mitchell on her 1 p.m. et MSNBC show on Monday, Hardball host Chris Matthews wrapped up an interview with Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz by adorning her with praise: "Congresswoman, I want to congratulate you on one thing that nobody ever gives you credit for, which is uniting the Democratic Party as it's never been united." [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump]

Matthews, co-hosting with his wife Kathleen, continued to gush: "And I'm telling you, it's not – I grew up with a Democratic Party that was never united, and you are united. And that's something the Republicans are going to envy you for." A beaming Wasserman Schultz replied: "Thank you. We're very proud of that."

By Noel Sheppard | August 19, 2013 | 5:26 PM EDT

The folks at MSNBC were at it again Monday.

During a segment on the Martin Bashir show, the producers chose to air only five seconds of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s 65-second answer at a press conference Monday to make it appear that he would have a completely different view of Stop and Frisk if he had a son (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Kyle Drennen | August 19, 2013 | 3:14 PM EDT

At the end of Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, moderator David Gregory excitedly announced to his panel of guests: "We're coming up on an anniversary that is going to give the President an opportunity to highlight some – a presidential leadership moment." [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump]

Gregory was referring to the upcoming 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" speech and teed up Democratic Congresswoman Donna Edwards: "President Obama going to recreate that moment, in effect, on the – on the Washington Mall. How significant is it?" Edwards replied in part: "I think he's going to speak to economic inequality....give him an opportunity to follow up on the Dr. King dream, saying it's social equality."    

By Noel Sheppard | August 19, 2013 | 10:24 AM EDT

Chuck Todd doesn’t have a lot of respect for members of the GOP.

On MSNBC’s Morning Joe Monday, NBC’s Chief White House correspondent accused “about half the Republican field from 2012” of “simply [running] for exposure to get a talk show, or for exposure to get a radio deal, or a columnist, or a deal with Fox” (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | August 18, 2013 | 11:43 PM EDT

This is really too funny.

Members of the White House press corps went on record Sunday complaining about what it's like to follow the President around on vacations such as his present one in Martha's Vineyard.

Some even said they're prisoners of Obama's vacation (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | August 18, 2013 | 4:26 PM EDT

NewsBusters readers certainly don't have to be told that the New York Times has a liberal bias, but when the paper's public editor admits it on national television, one has to take notice.

With that in mind, grab some peanuts, popcorn, or Cracker Jacks and take a gander at Margaret Sullivan on CNN's Reliable Sources Sunday marvelously telling us what we already know (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | August 18, 2013 | 2:22 PM EDT

"Do Americans, specifically Democratic voters, do they want to see a third Obama term or would they like to see the restoration of the Bill Clinton era?"

So asked David Gregory on NBC's Meet the Press Sunday (video follows with commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | August 18, 2013 | 1:53 PM EDT

The liberal media sure love Hillary Clinton, but possibly not as much as they adore Barack Obama.

Such was witnessed on Meet the Press Sunday when NBC's chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd expressed regret that the former Secretary of State has apparently started her 2016 campaign already saying, "This hurts the current president of the United States as trying to be leader of the Democratic Party" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | August 18, 2013 | 1:03 PM EDT

In recent months, the liberal media have depicted Texas’s decision to ban non-medically necessitated abortions after 20 weeks as extreme as well as additional evidence of a Republican “war on women.”

On ABC’s This Week Sunday, former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina refuted this claim pointing out that only four countries in the world allow abortions that late – Canada, China, North Korea, and the United States (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | August 17, 2013 | 10:52 AM EDT

As NewsBusters previously reported, Oprah Winfrey said of the George Zimmerman verdict Thursday, "It's ridiculous to look at that case and not to think that race was involved."

On Friday, conservative talk radio host Glenn Beck responded with a monologue that began, "Oprah Winfrey - you disgust me!" (video follows with transcript and absolutely no need for additional commentary, relevant section begins at 9:25):