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Tim Russert

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  • Reader opinion: Team Boehner vs. Team Obama

     
    "David, it's not my job to tell the American people what to think," House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) told David Gregory on "Meet the Press" on Sunday. "The American people have the right to think what they want to......
  • Ralph Nader plan to abolish athletic scholarships makes some sense

     
    Bob Ley of ESPN's Outside the Lines hosted a fascinating debate based on Ralph Nader's plan to abolish college athletic scholarships Monday afternoon....
  • Rhubarb Patch: Swirls and Eddies in GOP primary crosscurrents

     
    Today, veteran political strategist and former executive director of the Illinois Republican Party Christine Dudley (right) joins me for an e-mail back and forth about the race for the presidency. To: Christine From: Eric Three months ago, I saw no......
  • Why Romney is not a 'flip-flopper' on abortion rights

     
    Speaking of long-form journalism, as Megan was earlier, Slate's William Saletan has posted The Conversion--How, when, and why Mitt Romney changed his mind on abortion, a 12,000-plus word analysis of Romney's various positions on this hot-button issue: The...
  • Ferraro quits Clinton campaign after Obama remarks

    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...
  • Judge says Nevada debate must include Kucinich

    A Nevada judge said Monday that Democratic presidential candidate Dennis J. Kucinich must be included in today's candidate debate in Nevada. Senior Clark County District Judge Charles Thompson said if Kucinich was excluded, he would issue an injunction...
  • 'The Battle for America 2008: The Story of an Extraordinary Election' by Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson

    'The Battle for America 2008: The Story of an Extraordinary Election' by Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson
    The Battle for America 2008 The Story of an Extraordinary Election Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson Viking: 432 pp., $29.95 For the record, Hillary Clinton's chief strategist for the 2008 Democratic primaries, Mark Penn, remarked in a March 2007 memo...
  • Get Your Stress Under Control

    Get Your Stress Under Control
    Can some heart attacks be caused by emotional stress? When I get really stressed, I feel a strong, dull ache and pressure in my chest. I also get a headache and feel super-fatigued, and my joints and muscles hurt. But it all goes away when I fall asleep....
  • Six ways to avoid a heart attack

    Six ways to avoid a heart attack
    The facts are scary: Despite the progress made against heart disease in the past several decades, almost half the people who die suddenly from a heart attack or other cardiac problem have no prior symptoms. Even knowing someone's risk factors for heart...
  • Tim Russert, political journalist, dead at 58

     
    American political journalism suffered a loss today. Tim Russert, the NBC News Washington Bureau chief and host of "Meet the Press," has died. He was 58. Russert last appeared publicly in Palm Beach County when he served as moderator of......
  • Long-time NBC sports announcer Charlie Jones is dead

     
    Tim Russert died today, a huge loss to NBC News in addition to his family and friends. That news understandably will overshadow the death of another long-time NBC figure, sportscaster Charlie Jones, a stalwart of its AFL and NFL coverage......