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December 19, 2014 | 12:24PM EST

On the 19 December 2014 edition of CNN Newsroom, liberal Rep. Charlie Rangel completely downplayed how the communist regime in Cuba has harbored a fugitive cop-killer for decades. Anchor Carol Costello raised how Joanne Chesimard, who was named to the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorist List in 2013, was "granted asylum by Fidel Castro." Rangel replied that "I haven't heard her name come up in decades," and asserted that on the "radar screen" of "what's in the best interest of the people of the United States from a foreign policy point of view...her name doesn't even come up."

December 19, 2014 | 11:01AM EST

[See NewsBusters for more.] CNN's Don Lemon on Thursday insisted that Barack and Michelle Obama are the "closest thing we have to royalty." The anchor was discussing complaints by the First Lady that she had been mistaken for a Target employee during a visit.  Lemon lamented, "But speaking to People magazine, according to the Obamas, they're sometimes treated less than like royals, or the first couple, and more like the help." 

December 19, 2014 | 8:54AM EST

Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters. On Thursday night, Media Research Center President Brent Bozell appeared on Fox News’ Hannity to promote the MRC’s Notable Quotables “Worst of the Worst 2014" awards. During the segment, Bozell highlighted Chris Matthews winning the “Ku Klux Con Job for Smearing Conservatives with Phony Racism Charges” for declaring that Republicans supporting voter ID laws were was akin to “murder

December 19, 2014 | 8:42AM EST

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December 18, 2014 | 9:17PM EST

Read more at NewsBusters | "Not once can I remember him being truly mean" when doing his shtick, Hardball host Chris Matthews gushed of Stephen Colbert during the "Let Me Finish" closing commentary for his December 18 program. Matthews was effusive in praise as he noted Thursday night would see the final edition of The Colbert Report before the comedian takes over the reins at CBS's Late Show from David Letterman.

December 18, 2014 | 3:53PM EST

[See NewsBusters for more.] World News anchor David Muir on Wednesday scored an exclusive interview with Barack Obama to talk about normalizing relations with Cuba. While Muir offered a couple pointed questions about the poor human rights record of the communist nation, he mostly lobbed softballs. One query seemed as though it was going in a challenging question. Muir began, "The State Department's list, the state sponsors of terror.

December 18, 2014 | 3:00PM EST

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December 18, 2014 | 2:39PM EST

Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters. Fox News host Megyn Kelly appeared on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live on Wednesday night to talk about a variety of things including her attendance at the annual White House Christmas Party. Speaking to Kimmel, Kelly joked that while she was there “boy did I see a lot of MSNBC anchors.

December 18, 2014 | 11:37AM EST

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December 18, 2014 | 10:57AM EST

Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters. On Thursday, CBS This Morning interviewed Colin Powell, former Secretary of State and supporter of President Obama, to discuss whether or not the president made the right call in normalizing relations between the United States and Cuba. Despite Powell being a open supporter of Obama, CBS ignored his close ties to the president and instead co-host Charlie Rose introduced him by noting how “Preside

December 18, 2014 | 10:53AM EST

[See NewsBusters for more.] The journalists of Good Morning America cheered Barack Obama's efforts to "help thaw a Cold War" and offered little in the way of criticism for the President's actions to normalize relations with the communist country. Reporter Jim Avila hyped, "Well soon many more Americans will be able to hop a plane to Havana, take a tour, even legally buy one of those famous cigars."

December 17, 2014 | 9:02PM EST

Read more at NewsBusters | During a discussion on Wednesday's Hardball about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's reticence to speak out on pressing political issues and her tendency to eschew spontaneity in favor of carefully crafted, calculated statements, panelist Michelle Bernard did raise the point that Clinton has tended to evolve over time to be what she thinks her audience wants her to be.