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House Proceeding on Apr 29th, 2009 :: 0:15:45 to 0:16:50
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Lamar S. Smith

0:15:41 to 0:16:02( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: less and i urge my colleagues to support these bills as they approach the floor of this house. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from texas rise? mr. smith: to address the house for one minute. objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. smith: madam speaker, network news programs gave president obama over three times more coverage than president

Lamar S. Smith

0:15:45 to 0:16:50( Edit History Discussion )
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Lamar S. Smith

0:16:03 to 0:16:24( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: bush at the same times in their presidencies, according to a new study by george mason and chapman universities. during president obama's first 50 days in office, the three network evening news programs devoted over 1,000 stories lasting almost 28 hours to president obama. about half of their entire newscast. by contrast, president bush received less than eight hours

Lamar S. Smith

0:16:25 to 0:16:46( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: of network news coverage at the same point in his presidentcy, less than one third as much. there is no reason to think the first 100 days are any different. furthermore, 58% of all network news evaluations of president obama and his policies were favorable while only 33% of ev were favorable. these numbers aren't even close.

Lamar S. Smith

0:16:47 to 0:16:52( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: americans need the media to report the news objectively not

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