WASHINGTON -- NBC White House correspondent Chuck Todd won Thursday night's "Jeopardy!" Power Players match, taped last month at D.A.R. Constitution Hall.
Todd, who lives in Virginia, beat comedian Lewis Black, a Silver Spring, Md., native, and Pulitzer prize winning Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page. $50,000 will be donated to Todd's charity of choice, D.C.-based Samaritan Inns, a group that provides recovery programs and housing to homeless men and women. Black's causes, the 52nd St. Project and The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, will receive $10,000. $10,000 will also go to the American Institute for Stuttering, the group for whom Page played.
"Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace outsmarted "Dr. Oz" host Mehmet Oz and "BBC World News America" host Katty Kay during Wednesday night's "Jeopardy!" Power Players match.
During Tuesday's game, CNBC anchor David Faber bested basketball great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and former White House press secretary Dana Perino. During Monday's game, another former White House press secretary, Robert Gibbs, beat CNN correspondent Lizzie O'Leary and MSNBC "Hardball" host Chris Matthews.
Friday night is the final 2012 "Jeopardy!" Power Players match, when TV personality Anderson Cooper, New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman and NBC News correspondent Kelly O’Donnell will compete on the long-running quiz show hosted by Alex Trebek..
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