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Grimes: A True Clinton Dem

Brent Budowsky | Posted 12.17.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

When Grimes says she is a Clinton Democrat, she is telling the truth, and when McConnell labels Grimes an Obama Democrat rather than a Clinton Democrat, he is bearing false witness. Shouldn't allegedly liberal-friendly media outlets such as MSNBC and the New Republic report this?

Michael Calderone

Chuck Todd Defends Grimes 'Disqualified' Critique, But Says It's 'Cheap' To Use In TV Ad | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.14.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd stood by his recent comment that Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes "disqualifi...

Gary Webb, Jon Stewart, and the Stories That Are Too True to Tell

Will Bunch | Posted 12.13.2014 | Media
Will Bunch

The real reason that people call funnyman Stewart "the most trusted news source in America" is that he's an outsider. He rarely worries about offending his journalistic colleagues or angering high-level news sources who won't return his phone calls -- because he doesn't really have any.

Midterms and the Media's Double Standard for Disqualifying Candidates

Eric Boehlert | Posted 12.13.2014 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Last week, in the tightly contested Senate race in Kentucky, both Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell and his Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes gave newsworthy interviews in which they seemed to stumble over basic questions. But only one of the awkward missteps was treated as big news.

Tom Brokaw Could Not Be Paying Less Attention

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 10.13.2014 | Media

Apparently, Tom Brokaw is just as confused by the new format of "Meet the Press" as viewers at home. Or he was just incredibly uninterested. You be...

Susan Rice: 'No Indication' Kim Jong Un Has Been Deposed

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics

There's "no indication" that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is no longer in power, National Security Adviser Susan Rice said Sunday on NBC's "Meet th...

Watch What Happens When You Shove A French Horn At Chuck Todd

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 10.13.2014 | Media

Think fast! Chuck Todd is usually the one asking the tough questions, but a few of his colleagues turned the table on the "Meet The Press" host du...

WTF Happened to TV News?

Richard Zombeck | Posted 12.07.2014 | Media
Richard Zombeck

Both the show and I have our moments, but what gets me about The Newsroom is that it's "The News" the way a guy my age remembers it, wishes it still were and thinks it still should be -- honest, accurate, compelling and dripping with integrity.

The New And 'Edgy' Meet the Press Explains The Midterms Using Chicken, Coffee, And A 'Nerd Screen'

Bob Cesca | Posted 11.23.2014 | Media
Bob Cesca

Note to all hard news outlets: you know what'd be a nice change of pace? Switch the red and blue color-coding every election cycle, and stop finding new ways to divide the country through simplistic metaphors.

Ashley Alman

Paul Ryan, Chuck Todd Discuss Shared Experience Of Losing Alcoholic Fathers | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

During a Sunday "Meet the Press" appearance, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) opened up about what it was like to lose his alcoholic father at a young age -- a...

The Inevitability of Hillary

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

One can only imagine the sound, something like air being let out of a helium balloon, should Hillary Rodham Clinton announce in the beginning of 2015 that she isn't running for president. Most can't for a moment fathom that scenario playing out.

Chuck Todd Gets Great Ratings News

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.08.2014 | Media

Here's a headline that will make NBC happy: "Chuck Todd comes in first." The new host of "Meet The Press" won the Sunday show ratings race handily ...

Chuck Todd's Tough Questions For President Obama

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.08.2014 | Media

So, how did it go? Chuck Todd's version of "Meet The Press" was not radically different than David Gregory's, but the show was certainly livelier, ...

Michael Calderone

Chuck Todd Wants To Bring 'Meet The Press' Into The 21st Century | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.05.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- Chuck Todd knows his show’s long-running tagline is, “If it’s Sunday, it’s ‘Meet the Press.’” And yet. “Sunday is ...

Chuck Todd's First Interview For 'Meet The Press' Is A Big One

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.05.2014 | Media

Chuck Todd will interview President Barack Obama for his first broadcast as the new host of NBC's "Meet The Press," NBC announced Thursday night. E...

Republican Congressman Tom Cole: Obama Is 'Commendably Cautious' On Syria

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics

Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) said in a Friday interview that President Barack Obama has been "commendably cautious" in dealing with the Islamic State. "...

Chuck Todd Asks RNC Chair If GOP Has 'Too Many Crazy White Guys'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.28.2014 | Media

"Do the arguments about contraception end up basically putting the party on mute with those same women voters who may like your economic proposals but...

This Chuck Todd-John McCain Segment Fills Us With Dread

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.27.2014 | Media

Chuck Todd is gearing up to host "Meet the Press," and, while there have been lots of changes promised, it seems that the show's propensity for DC-the...

John McCain Makes Surprise Appearance

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics

Since NBC's announcement earlier this month that Chuck Todd will be the next host of "Meet The Press," Todd's producers at "The Daily Rundown" have be...

Chuck Todd Talks About His Goals For 'Meet The Press'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 08.25.2014 | Media

A new era for "Meet the Press" is almost here. Todd was named the new moderator of the Sunday morning show earlier this month, and replaces David...

Can Chuck Todd Save a 'SOSO' Meet The Press?

Art Brodsky | Posted 10.15.2014 | Media
Art Brodsky

For Todd and NBC to make something of Meet The Press, they have to ditch the SOSO attitude: Same Old, Same Old. They have to try shake things up, bringing back some old ways while integrating the new.

CHUCK 2.0? All The Juicy Details About Todd's Style Makeover

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung and Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.17.2014 | Media

It's a good day to be Chuck Todd. The NBC stalwart was just named the new host of "Meet the Press." For Todd, it's the promotion of a lifetime. Th...

David Gregory Confirms He's Leaving 'Meet The Press'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.15.2014 | Media

David Gregory confirmed on Thursday that his troubled tenure at "Meet The Press" has come to an end. Gregory tweeted that he is leaving the show, a...

IT'S HAPPENING: Chuck Todd Is Your New 'Meet The Press' Host

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson and Catherine Taibi | Posted 08.15.2014 | Media

Chuck Todd has been named as the next host of "Meet The Press," NBC News confirmed Thursday. Todd is replacing David Gregory, who is leaving both t...

Jason Linkins

A New Host On 'Meet The Press' Isn't Going To Solve Its Problems | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.21.2014 | Media

As noted earlier this morning, the David Gregory rumor mill has spun round to the news, courtesy of Politico's Playbook, that Chuck Todd is reportedly...