ABC, CBS Boost Ferguson Report Touting Liberal Causes; Skip Party Label for Democratic Governor

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<p><em>See more in the <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/curtis-houck/2015/09/14/abc-cbs-boost-f…; target="_blank">cross-post</a> on the NewsBusters blog.</em></p>

<p>Returning to the issue of Ferguson, Missouri on Monday, ABC&rsquo;s <em>World News Tonight </em>and the <em>CBS Evening News </em>touted the findings and recommendations of a commission set up by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon with both promoting the commission&rsquo;s calls to increase the minimum wage and CBS neglecting to label Nixon a Democrat.&nbsp;</p>

<p>Also looking to pin the success or failure of the commission on Republicans, CBS News correspondent Michelle Miller fretted that it remains to be seen whether or not <strong>&ldquo;the Republican controlled legislature&rdquo;</strong> and Nixon&rsquo;s unknown successor (set to be elected in 2016) <strong>&ldquo;will follow through&rdquo;</strong> with funding the commission&rsquo;s recommendations.</p>

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