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44 min ago | Free Republic

Smarter than Thou: Neil deGrasse Tyson and America’s nerd problem

'My great fear,' Neil deGrasse Tyson told MSNBC's Chris Hayes in early June, 'is that we've in fact been visited by intelligent aliens but they chose not to make contact, on the conclusion that there's no sign of intelligent life on Earth.'

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Al Gore

Tue Jul 29, 2014

TV Newser

Cable Network Ranker: Fox News #3 in Primetime for July 2014

Fox News was the top cable news network for the month of July, placing third in primetime and fifth in total day among all ad-supported cable networks.

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Jurist

Congressman introduces bill to legalize marijuana oil

Although the bill, called the "Charlotte's Web Medical Hemp Act of 2014," does not legalize all forms of marijuana [ Penn Live report] for medical use, it does remove CBD oil and therapeutic hemp from the federal definition of marijuana in the Controlled Substances Act.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, Representative Scott Perry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Medicine, Seizures, Health, Pennsylvania

Sat Jul 26, 2014

New York Daily News

BuzzFeed fires political editor for plagiarism

BuzzFeed political editor Benny Johnson, seen here appearing on MSNBC, was fired late Friday night for plagiarism, the social media site announced.

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Related Topix: BuzzFeed, Twitter

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Opinion: Best of the Web Today: Gruber vs. Gruber

"It is unambiguous this is a typo," ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber said Tuesday on MSNBC.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Daily Kos

"Thank You for Your Service": 'Poser Patriot' Businesses & Gop

Not going to add much to this, apparently you might want to watch Maddow's show tonight, the second article is from her MSNBC page.

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Related Topix: Fort Carson, CO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, John McCain, Republican

Wed Jul 23, 2014

TV Newser

Cable Network Ranker: Fox News #2 in Primetime for Second Straight Week

Fox News was the top cable news network for the week of July 14, placing second in primetime for the second straight week and third in total day among all ad-supported cable networks.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Hill

Biz groups fall silent on Russia sanctions

Business groups are silent on whether they will continue to oppose sectoral sanctions against Russia now that a plane appears to have been shot down by separatists in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: US News, Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Senator Kelly Ayotte

Thu Jul 10, 2014

TV Newser

Cable Network Ranker: Week of June 30

Fox News was the top cable news network for the week of June 30, placing fourth in primetime and eighth in total day among all ad-supported cable networks.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Raw Story

Rachel Maddow blisters Tucker Carlson's 'Daily Caller' for Cuban hooker story

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow argued on Tuesday that the efforts of Tucker Carlson's Daily Caller to push a story linking Sen. Robert Menendez to Dominican prostitutes is the latest example of conservative media creating its own echo chamber divorced from actual news gathering.

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Related Topix: Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, David Vitter, Republican

NJ.com

NJ Politics Roundup: 2016 poll, Christie gun veto reaction, Port Authority report, and more

TRENTON - Gov. Chris Christie tied for second among possible Republican candidates for president in 2016 in a new national poll - and he trailed Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton by 9 percentage points in a head-to-head matchup.

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Related Topix: Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Chris Christie, US Governors, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton

Sunshine State News

Obama's Incompetence Sinks In

MSNBC host Chuck Todd assembled a panel of liberal-media veterans on his morning show "The Daily Rundown" Monday and joked that the assembled heavyweights presented "a nightmare scenario for Brent Bozell."

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Related Topix: The Daily Rundown, Entertainment, Television, Journalism, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Free Republic

Blake Farenthold wants pathway to legal status only after border is secure

As I said today on MSNBC, a pathway to legal status could pass the House only after the American people believe the border is secure.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Free Republic

Republican: 'No problem' for path to legal status

Rep. Blake Farenthold said Wednesday there would be 'no problem' in getting the House to pass legislation that would provide a pathway to legal status for immigrants in the U.S. illegally, adding that a pathway to citizenship is "potentially doable."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Representative Blake Farenthold, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Prison

TV Newser

Cable Network Ranker: Q2 2014

Fox News was the top cable news network for the second quarter of 2014, placing sixth in primetime and seventh in total day among all ad-supported cable networks.

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