| May 29, 2008
| 7:05 PM
John McCain's image takes a drubbing in the world of Web video, particularly in comparison to his likely opponent for president, Barack Obama. Nearly 51,000 people subscribe to Obama's channel on YouTube, the most popular video sharing site, compared to...
| Aug 9, 2009
for America 2008
The Story of
an Extraordinary Election
Dan Balz and
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For the record, Hillary Clinton's chief strategist for the 2008 Democratic primaries, Mark Penn, remarked in a March 2007 memo...
| 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...
| May 26, 2008
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...
| Jul 7, 2008
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...
| Jan 4, 2008
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...
| May 31, 2007
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...
| Jul 18, 2008
| 8:15 AM
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| Feb 27, 2008
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...
| Dec 2, 2008
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...