| Jan 22, 2011
| 7:21 AM
NEW YORK -- Keith Olbermann, MSNBC's most successful and controversial personality for his outspoken liberal prime-time program, gave an abrupt goodbye to viewers and said Friday was his last show.
It was not immediately known if he quit or was fired....
| Jun 12, 2011
| 5:47 PM
House Speaker John Boehner couldn't resist taking a shot at Rep. Anthony Weiner during a commencement speech Sunday at Ohio State University.
During the address at Ohio Stadium, Boehner made fun of his own surname being pronounced to rhyme with "honor,"...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 5:27 PM
The telemarketer called in February with an unusual offer: free heart scans for me and my wife, an $800 value, from a company called Heart Check America.
The procedure would be "noninvasive," he promised. No needles. "Just lie on a table and hold your...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 8:49 AM
During the economic meltdown of 2008, I was appalled by the emotional, rollercoaster, histrionic, fact-lacking "coverage" from such cable-TV business analysts as Jim Cramer (CNBC) and Ali Velshi (CNN).
I thought TV coverage during that crucial time in...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 3:00 AM
"My rival in this race," Barack Obama announced early in 2007, "is not other candidates. It's cynicism."
It's now clear that what he meant by this was other people's cynicism -- not his own.
As you may recall, President Obama came into office a very...
| Apr 26, 2012
Michael Hyland joined FOX43 in April 2012 as a multimedia journalist after spending several years reporting in Virginia and West Virginia.
He most recently worked at WSAZ-TV in Charleston, West Virginia during one of the most fascinating (and...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 9:41 AM
As Tim Russert used to intone on “Meet The Press,” our issues this Sunday: How far to drop Alabama? How high to elevate Virginia Tech?
Pollsters had to decide how much to penalize the previously undefeated Crimson Tide after its home loss...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 11:17 AM
For virtually all the time I spent in politics, my main function was to craft words for someone else.
And, for a long time, I was pretty good at it. In fact, I got so good at it that, when I finally decided I wanted to start opining under my own name...
| Mar 13, 2008
The battle of the surrogate presidential campaigners took another unexpected twist today when Geraldine Ferraro stepped down from a fundraising post in Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign after she said that Barack Obama had done well in the presidential...
| Jun 7, 2008
Tim Russert, Katie Couric or Larry King eventually may deliver telling blows of their own, but score Round 1 in the contest to extract the most provocative presidential campaign quotes to . . . Mayhill Fowler?
The 61-year-old self-described "failed...
| Jun 14, 2008
Tim Russert, the longest-serving moderator of NBC's "Meet the Press" and the lion of the Washington press corps, died of a sudden heart attack Friday.
He was 58.
Russert had returned early from a family trip to Italy and was working at NBC's...