| Jun 23, 2011
| 3:22 AM
At the end of my review of Keith Olbermann's new "Countdown" show on Current TV, I said I hoped Olbermann would find an audience in his new TV home if for no other reason than to make CNN pay in its prime-time ratings gut for giving Eliot Spitzer a show....
| Jun 23, 2011
| 3:01 AM
CNN was the place to be on cable TV Wednesday night if you wanted context and perspective on President Barack Obama's prime-time address on how and when American troops will be withdrawn from Afghanistan.
In the wake of the speech, anchor Wolf Blitzer...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 9:08 AM
After four nights of watching Keith Olbermann, there are two things I can say with some certainty.
First, he has put together a first-rate production team. Current TV is producing a more focused and faster moving “Countdown” than MSNBC did....
| Apr 17, 2011
Congratulations to Governor O'Malley for his intelligent and buoyant dialogue on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" this morning. In a venue that is often frenzied with tactless and injudicious comment on fundamental competing ideas, the Governor stood tall. His...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 2:22 PM
Jessica Yellin, one of the stars of CNN's outstanding 2008 political coverage, was named chief White House correspondent Tuesday. She replaces Ed Henry, who left to cover the president for Fox News after seven years on the CNN beat.
Yellin assumes her...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 8:40 AM
I have a million other things to write about, and about 500,000 of them have been rightfully ordered up by editors.
Despite that, and a growing momentum this Friday night in Baltimore that nothing matters in the world except the Ravens playoff game...
| May 7, 2012
| 12:39 PM
The surprise endorsement of same-sex marriage on Sunday by Vice President Joe Biden is leading to some predictable election-year cynicism. Was this the Obama White House trying to have it both ways — sending a signal to gay supporters that the...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 11:27 AM
After almost a week of speculation, it looks as if the Rev. Al Sharpton is going to be a new weeknight host on cable channel MSNBC.
Sharpton, who has been filling in recent weeks on MSNBC, will reportedly be taking over the 6 p.m. timeslot that has...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 12:03 PM
As the scandal that sunk Rupert Murdoch's News of the World continued to unfold last week, one of the questions that loomed was whether there would be any fallout on this side of the Atlantic.
What most American analysts were wondering was whether...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 11:13 AM
REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND TOWN HALL
Ritchie Coliseum University of Maryland College Park, Maryland
11:04 A.M. EDT
THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Maryland! (Applause.) Hello! Nice to see you. Thank you so much. (Applause.) Everybody,...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 7:18 AM
MSNBC is built on a lie, and it's one that the cable channel is never going to be able escape as long as sticks to its leftist ideological guns.
That's what I kept thinking as I watched Keith Olbermann's strange, coded, wink-wink interview with Cenk...
| May 9, 2012
| 6:25 PM
U.S. Rep. Barney Frank said Wednesday night that one place President Obama's change of position to open support of same-sex marriage could have a significant impact is Maryland.
Frank, a Massachusett Democrat who is perhaps the nation's best-known openly...