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NBC’s Today Show Shocked Obama Not On List of Greatest Leaders

On Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie touted an exclusive preview of Fortune magazine's list of the world's 50 greatest leaders and wondered about one name that was absent from the ranking: "Bill Clinton comes in at number five and makes the cover. There are a lot of other notable names here. Tell you what, though, there may be some talk about one leader who did not make the list, the leader of the free world, President Obama. Fortune tells us he was not overlooked, he just did not make the cut."...

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Does Michael Needham run the Republican party?

David Brooks seems to think so. On NBC’s Meet the Press, Brooks said that the immigration reform debate is really “about who runs the Republican Party.” That is, “do the leaders who want to have a long-term future, a presidential, national future as a multi-racial party, do they run the party, or does Mike [Needham] run the party. And the truth is, Mike runs the party.”...

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Mainstream Media Buries Obama Admin. Spat With Israel Over Kerry ‘Boycotts’ Remark

ABC, CBS, and NBC's morning newscasts have yet to report about the bilateral squabble between the Obama administration and Israel over Secretary of State John Kerry's warning on Saturday that the U.S. ally faces "an increasing delegitimization campaign that has been building up....There are talks of boycotts and other kinds of things."...

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Bill O’Reilly Calls Out Tom Brokaw On ‘His Agenda’

Bill O’Reilly is taking on Tom Brokaw saying he “has an agenda” after the former NBC Nightly News anchor said O’Reilly would finish “dead last,” if held to network news standards.

“We asked Mr. Brokaw to appear this evening. He declined. He has never been on ‘The [O’Reilly] Factor’ because he knows that we know that he has an agenda, and that agenda is power,” O’Reilly said Tuesday on his Fox News’s program “The O’Reilly Factor.”...

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NBC’s Williams: Obama Shaking Hands With Oppressive Dictator Raul Castro ‘One of the Better Moments’ at Mandela Memorial

He then proclaimed that President Obama's "handshake with [Cuban leader] Raul Castro was one of the better moments." [View video after the jump]

Williams gushed that oppressive dictators sitting side by side with democratically elected leaders of the free world was somehow part of Mandela's legacy: "What would Nelson Mandela say to all of them and say to all of this? Most of the speakers have urged the crowd, 'Go on, behave like him, live like him, be infused with his spirit going forward and maybe we could get some place.'"...

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