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Marc Berman | Posted 10.09.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Berman

But what was supposed to be a discussion titled "Road to the Election: A Campaign Preview" ultimately morphed into a conversation about the one -- and the certainly only -- Donald Trump.

Open Letter to Dr. Ben Carson on His Disregard for the U.S. Constitution

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 09.22.2015 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

As a highly educated person, as a candidate for the presidency, and as someone who has co-authored, along with your wife Candy, a book titled A More Perfect Union: What We the People Can Do to Reclaim Our Constitutional Liberties, you should have a more enlightened understanding of our nation's foundational document.

Bobby Jindal Would Vote For A Muslim Candidate If He Strongly Resembled A Christian

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 09.21.2015 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) has weighed in on the recent controversy ignited by another GOP presidential hopeful, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson...

Clinton Campaign Builds an Organization That Will Overcome Media Rants and Self-Inflicted Wounds

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 09.08.2015 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

The made-up email 'scandal' has given the media plenty to talk about and Hillary definitely made mistakes handling it. Even her most ardent supporters wish she had laid out the entire issue clearly from the start.

Trump Is A 'Ratings Machine.' Does That Justify The Media's Binge?

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 08.21.2015 | Media

Donald Trump's campaign is to MSNBC -- and almost every other political-media outlet -- what the Malaysia Airlines story was to CNN.   In M...

Trump Interview Scores 'Meet The Press' Highest Ratings In 18 Months

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 08.20.2015 | Media

Donald Trump is indeed a “ratings machine,” which he hastens to tell almost every interviewer he comes across.   The reality TV star&...

NBC Nabs Trump Interview, And MSNBC Plays It On Seemingly Infinite Loop

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 08.18.2015 | Media

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Here's The Funniest Thing Donald Trump Has Said Yet

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.17.2015 | Entertainment

Real estate mogul Donald Trump is dominating GOP polls in the race for the White House. He is the new darling of the conservative faithful. A tough-t...

MSNBC's Changes Are Needed, But It Needs to Keep Its Liberal Voice

Larry Atkins | Posted 07.29.2015 | Media
Larry Atkins

In light of the upcoming presidential campaign and a potential Republican president, there is a strong need for a consistent strong liberal voice to even the playing field of advocacy journalism, which reports the news from a biased slant.

MSNBC Will Once Again Look Like NBC News As Sweeping Changes Are Expected

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.23.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- Chuck Todd never wanted to give up “The Daily Rundown,” his weekday morning politics show on MSNBC. But when Todd was ha...

Chuck Todd: GOP Candidates Will Do 'A Lot Of Weird Stuff' To Stand Out In Crowded Field

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.01.2015 | Media

What is a Republican presidential candidate to do to stand out when there are more than a dozen other contenders? Anything. Anything at all to sta...

Meet the Press Should Have Axed Gun Violence Segment

Jennifer Farmer | Posted 06.22.2015 | Media
Jennifer Farmer

Just days following the horrific killing of nine unarmed African Americans in Charleston, South Carolina, Chuck Todd, host of NBC's Meet the Press, aired a video on gun violence featuring only African Americans.

'Meet The Press' In Hot Water After Airing Gun Violence Video Featuring Only Black Shooters

The Huffington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 06.21.2015 | Media

'Meet The Press' is taking heat for a video the program aired about gun violence. In the wake of the Charleston church shooting, host Chuck Todd in...

Michael Calderone

Media Grapple With Huge 2016 Presidential Field | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.29.2015 | Media

NEW YORK –- No one will announce they’re running for president on Friday, the first workday in this holiday-shortened week without a campaign kick...

'Meet The Press' Knocks Obama For Not Going To Baltimore

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.04.2015 | Media

Chuck Todd thinks President Barack Obama is making a mistake by not traveling to Baltimore. The host said on "Meet the Press" Sunday that the White...

Chuck Todd Grades Hillary Clinton's Campaign Launch

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 04.13.2015 | Media

This weekend, following years of speculation and buildup, the inevitable finally happened: Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy for president. ...

Everyone Signing or Supporting the Cotton Letter Is 'Disqualified' From Being President -- Right, Chuck Todd?

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.15.2015 | Politics
Paul Abrams

There are many questions these so-called hopefuls can be asked, but one can start with this: How can you be president if you applaud an unprecedented act interfering with the conduct of U.S. foreign policy?

Michael Calderone

Republican Presidential Contenders Flocking To Conservative Radio Host | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.12.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- When radio host Hugh Hewitt questions Republican candidates at CNN’s first primary debate this fall, he says, viewers will be “much mo...

This Is Why Americans Hate Washington

Daniel R. DePetris | Posted 04.26.2015 | Politics
Daniel R. DePetris

When you hear the common refrain about Americans hating Washington, they aren't talking about the city in general. Rather, they are referencing the politicians, lobbyists, campaign staffers, and the black-and-white, us-versus-them partisanship of U.S. politics.

Michael Calderone

Chuck Todd Calls Rudy Giuliani Media Frenzy A ‘Race To The Bottom' For Politicians, Press | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.23.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -– “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd spent the first quarter of Sunday’s show covering the fallout from former New York Mayor Rudy Giu...

'Charlie Hebdo' and Our American Churches

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 04.02.2015 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

Let's not mix religion and politics. We need gifted leadership in both government and religion. I strongly recommend that the individual members of our Mainline Protestant churches dedicate themselves to becoming the talented and ethical political leaders our country and the world so badly need.

Friday Talking Points -- Obama Steals GOP's Honeymoon

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Most of our article today is going to deal with Obama and his speech, ending with the snappiest portions as this week's talking points. But before we get to that, let's take a quick look at what the Republicans have been up to, as well as some other minor political news of the week.

Reza Aslan: Google It If You Don't Believe Muslims Denounce Terrorism

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 01.12.2015 | Media

With a fresh wave of Islamophobia rising in Western countries following the attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, Reza Aslan joined Chuc...

The Real Dick Cheney "Meet the Press" Interview...

Andy Ostroy | Posted 02.15.2015 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Below is the original version of the Meet the Press interview before Cheney's people threatened Todd with a very cold, wet death if he didn't destroy it and re-interview him. Thankfully, Kim Jong-un's hackers were able to locate the original and make it public.

Cheney: Wrong on Iraq, Right on Torture?

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 02.13.2015 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

Former U.S. Vice-President Dick Cheney was surprisingly persuasive in an emotionally charged Meet the Press appearance Sunday morning. All those Howar...