| Jan 28, 2011
| 4:34 PM
On Friday, CNN announced that NBC News' Washington bureau chief Mark Whitaker will join CNN Worldwide as executive vice president and managing editor. Starting February 14, he will lead editorial coverage across CNNâs domestic and international...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 4:34 PM
David Gregory, moderator of NBC's “Meet the Press,” sees opportunities in hosting the final debate in the Florida Senate race. “People are paying closer attention,” Gregory said. “You always have an undecided vote. The...
| Feb 18, 2011
Host of NBC's 'Meet the Press'
Bill Monroe, 90, who hosted the long-running Washington political television show "Meet the Press" for nearly a decade, died Thursday at a Washington-area nursing home.
Monroe was the NBC show's fourth...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 17, 2012
"My rival in this race," President 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, Obama came into office a very...
| Feb 15, 2010
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...