| Aug 14, 2011
| 9:42 PM
Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who made an unsuccessful run for President in 2008, is still considering giving it another shot next year. In an exclusive local television interview on "PIX 11 Newscloseup," Giuliani declared, "I'm not ready to make a...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 11:49 AM
Several TV networks will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, with news specials, live coverage from Ground Zero, films and special episodes of scripted series. Many of those specials begin this week, and I've tried...
| Sep 3, 2011
The 10th anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon arrives a week from Sunday — I don't think I need to tell you the date — and as might be expected, television is all over it. Our decimal culture encourages comment,...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 10:20 PM
Cowards were responsible for the unprovoked attacks against the United States on Sept. 11, 2001. Heroes responded to those attacks. Among those heroes were at least 400 search-and-rescue dogs and their human handlers, who worked on-site at the World Trade...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 5:15 AM
It's frustrating to read articles about Herman Cain that claim he is trying to capitalize on his "15 minutes of fame" ("Cain says Florida win no fluke," Sept. 27).
Using Andy Warhol's famous quote is insulting because it denigrates the work the Cain...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 10:40 AM
New Hampshire is still Mitt Romney country, but Herman Cain is rising fast, according to two new surveys of Republican voters in the first-in-the-nation primary state.
A poll released Monday from the Institutes of Politics at Harvard University and St....
| Oct 10, 2011
| 11:55 AM
Billy Corben. Photo by Beth Black
As a documentary filmmaker who has interviewed drug dealers, hit men, international pop stars, college athletes, big-city politicians and at least one person who murdered and dismembered his roommate, Billy Corben...
| Oct 23, 2011
Occupations such as those underway in cities across the country pose staggering logistical problems. Large numbers of people must be fed and kept reasonably warm and dry. Trash has to be removed; medical care and rudimentary security provided. But for the...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 9:57 AM
PIX11's Marvin Scott sat down with NYC former mayor Rudy Giuliani for a very special News CloseUp. Watch it on PIX11 Saturday at 6:30 PM and again Sunday at 6:00 AM.
Here are some excepts from that exclusive interview.
ON TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11: ...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 4:00 PM
The most important word during a controversy is "pivot." Ask any political advisor or strategist about the significance of changing the message back to a candidate's talking points and they will tell you that when a candidate understands this, they are...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 12:28 PM
Iowa's Republican governor sent a warning to Mitt Romney on Wednesday: Don't write off the Hawkeye State.
Terry Branstad, a former four-term governor who returned to office this year, said at a forum hosted by Politico that the GOP front-runner is...