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Steve Kroft

Obama: I Didn't Run For Office To Help 'Fat Cat Bankers'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama takes aim at "fat cat bankers" and their aggressive lobbying efforts to defeat financial reform in an upcoming 60 Minutes interview se...

Time for Obama to Pitch His Health Care Plan Kanye West-Style

Glynnis MacNicol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Glynnis MacNicol

The president really just needs everyone -- everyone -- to shut the hell up for seven days so he can get his point across!

Senior White House Adviser: Wilson "A Pimple On The Ass Of Progress"

The Daily Beast | Richard Wolffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House hits the road for health care reform, and speaks out--proclaiming the town halls didn't matter, and branding Joe Wilson "a pimple on t...

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: March 26, 2009 [UPDATED] | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

[Please see UPDATE to "Who's Cheating the District of Columbia," below.] Devastating news for fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight, as this leake...

Jason Linkins

How Obama's Laughter Became An "Issue" That Everyone Was Supposed To Care About | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Mere hours after the Gridiron Dinner -- an annual gathering of the political press in which everyone soberly bonds over their concern for the state of...

President Obama To Appear On "60 Minutes" Sunday

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

President Obama will appear on "60 Minutes" this Sunday for an interview with Steve Kroft, the Washington Post's Howard Kurtz reports. Kroft was the ...

Walters On TV News' Future: Only Programs 10 Years From Now Will Be The "Morning Shows"

Reuters | Paul J. Gough | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A lot has changed in the "big get" TV interview business since ABC's Barbara Walters and "60 Minutes" correspondent Steve Kroft began. While the per...

This Year's Christmas Gift: Stock for Stocking Stuffers

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

Let's make this a merry and happy holiday season for all the needy around the world, including the fine companies whose stocks are stupidly undervalued by the moronic times in which we live.

Barack & Michelle Obama Give "60 Minutes" Largest Viewership Since 1999

AP | James Hibberd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The campaign is over, but Barack Obama is still a TV hit. CBS' "60 Minutes" had its highest overnight ratings in nearly a decade wit...

Eric Boehlert Is Right About The 60 Minutes Clinton Flap

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When I point out that the media often makes misstatements and unfair characterizations with respect to Hillary Clinton, that's less about me supporting Clinton than it is me supporting, well, accuracy.