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Tim Russert

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  • 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...
  • How Mayhill Fowler got online scoops on Obama and Bill Clinton

    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...
  • Tim Russert, 58; keen-minded NBC journalist brought blue-collar touch to political coverage

    Tim Russert, 58; keen-minded NBC journalist brought blue-collar touch to political coverage
    New York 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...
  • NBC News, MSNBC: Uneasy coexistence?

    NBC News, MSNBC: Uneasy coexistence?
    NBC News has managed to achieve the near-impossible this election season in getting Hillary Rodham Clinton and George Bush to agree on something. That something, however, is antipathy toward NBC News. Through its unusual public criticism of NBC's...
  • Ted Koppel gives a lesson on China in a four-part Discovery Channel documentary.

    Ted Koppel gives a lesson on China in a four-part Discovery Channel documentary.
    NEW YORK -- Ted Koppel knows that persuading television viewers to tune into a four-part documentary about China's economic growth could be a difficult sell. So in the days leading to the broadcast of his latest Discovery Channel program, the veteran...
  • Huckabee highlights pro-life hypocrisy

    In its editorial on "Life" values in the 2008 presidential campaign, the Los Angeles Times notes that Republican hopeful Mike Huckabee's position on abortion "has the value of consistency: If you believe abortion is murder, you have no choice but to fight...
  • We're all scandal-plagued attorneys general now

    In an interview on Sunday's Meet the Press, New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson was pummeled by host Tim Russert about everything from his inconsistencies on Iraq to his professions of loyalty to both the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. Perhaps the...
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    Los Angeles Times Bestsellers
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  • Clinton, Obama agree on changing trade pact

    Clinton, Obama agree on changing trade pact
    Toughening their stances as they appealed for votes in economically stricken Ohio, Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that they would use the threat of opting out of the North American Free Trade Agreement to substantially renegotiate...
  • Report: David Gregory Will Host 'Meet the Press'

    NBC's lead White House correspondent, David Gregory, is the next permanent host of "Meet the Press," unless he's not. Gregory, who anchored MSNBC's "Race to the White House" show this fall and is a regular contributor to "Meet the Press," has been...
  • 'Meet the Press' Host Tim Russert Dies

    Tim Russert, the long-time moderator of "Meet the Press" and the Washington bureau chief at NBC News, died Friday of an apparent heart attack. He was 58. Russert collapsed Friday afternoon at the NBC News offices in the capital. Tom Brokaw broke in to...