ABC, NBC Take Money from TikTok, Omit User Threatening to Kill Senator

March 21st, 2024 2:01 PM

On Wednesday, North Carolina Republican Senator Thom Tillis released a disturbing voicemail his office received from a radicalized TikTok user who threatened to kill him and chop up his body. Despite the disturbing nature of the message, none of the Big Three broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) decided to give the story any airtime on their Wednesday evening and Thursday morning flagship…

Scarborough mocking Susan Collins

Weird Scarborough Urges GOPers to Denounce Trump: 'I Can See You!'

October 2nd, 2020 5:24 PM

On Thursday's Morning Joe, MSNBC host Joe Scarborough dressed up his usual Republican-shaming routine with a truly antiquated reference to the old children's-TV series Romper Room, which pre-dated Sesame Street. 


CBS Laments Spending in N.C. Senate Race; Blames Citizens United Case

October 30th, 2014 1:06 AM
CBS News congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes profiled the North Carolina Senate race during Wednesday night’s CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley and devoted much of her report highlighting the fact that the race between incumbent Democratic Senator Kay Hagan and Republican challenger and State House Speaker Thom Tillis has become the most expensive Senate race of the cycle. Specifically,…

Matthews: 'What's Worse? Thom Tillis or Ebola?!'

October 27th, 2014 9:02 PM
"What's worse? Thom Tillis or Ebola?" Yes, Chris Matthews actually asked that, in jest, on the October 27 edition of MSNBC's Hardball.

Maddow Slams Hagan's Debate No-Show, But 'Fangate' Networks Ignore

October 22nd, 2014 11:20 AM
Senator Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) and her Republican opponent, North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis, are currently locked in a close Senate race but with less than two weeks until Election Day Senator Hagan declined to participate in a debate Tuesday night. Despite Senator Hagan’s absence, all three network morning shows ignored the story on their Wednesday morning broadcasts. 

MSNBC's Hayes Suggests Tea Partiers Are 'One Step Away From Cliven Bun

May 7th, 2014 11:36 PM
MSNBC efforts to link conservatives to Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy continued on Wednesday, May 7, as All In host Chris Hayes suggested that endorsing Tea Party candidates was "basically one step away from endorsing Cliven Bundy." [See video below.]

WashPost Hypes N.C. Dem’s ‘Attack Ad’, Buries Its Lie on Page A

May 6th, 2014 11:13 AM
Tuesday, May 6 is primary day for the North Carolina race for U.S. Senate, and The Washington Post ran a misleading front-page story declaring “In N.C., Hagan’s attack ad flips script on health law.”  Reporter Rosalind Helderman began the piece by hyping how “Thom Tillis, the Republican front-runner for a U.S. Senate seat, once called President Obama’s health-care law “a great idea” yet the…

MSNBC Panel Slams GOP on Global Warming, Predicts 'End of the Republic

April 23rd, 2014 11:12 PM
On the Wednesday, April 23, PoliticsNation on MSNBC, Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart asserted that Republican doubts about global warming would be "one more thing that is going to hasten the demise, the end of the Republican Party" as he reacted to a clip of several North Carolina Republican Senate candidates expressing doubts when asked if "climate change" is a "fact." And, as she…

MSNBC's Ari Melber Shamefully Promotes Democratic Campaign Ad Labeled

April 23rd, 2014 1:06 PM
MSNBC's Ari Melber seemed downright gleeful at the news that vulnerable Senate Democrats have started running campaign ads touting their support for ObamaCare. Filling in for host Lawrence O'Donnell on The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell on Monday April 21, Melber hyped how "there are signs that President Obama's new call to run on the Affordable Care Act has gotten through to Democrats."…