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Former Rolling Stone editor and BuzzFeed reporter Michael Hastings died in a car accident in Los Angeles early Tuesday morning. BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith released the following statement.
Monday night during the 9pm hour, CNN's Piers Morgan Live came out ahead of MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show in the 25-54 demo. Piers Morgan had 148K to Rachel Maddow's 142K. Sean Hannity on Fox was #1 with 275K demo viewers.
At the top of his afternoon Fox show Tuesday, Neil Cavuto invited former congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) to share his thoughts on the House hearing held earlier today with leaders from the NSA and FBI on the United States' controversial surveillance programs. Show More Summary
After a week of heated debate over the NSA surveillance programs, the hosts of The Five finally got to hear from President Obama and NSA Director Gen. Keith Alexander today. But that doesn't mean they are accepting the defense and justification from the government at face value. On Tuesday's show they asked if Americans can really believe what they're being told.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) appeared on CNN’s The Situation Room on Tuesday evening where he was asked to respond to former Vice President Dick Cheney who told Fox News Channel’s Chris Wallace that the junior Kentucky senator was wrong when he criticized the NSA’s surveillance programs. Show More Summary
Jake Tapper has been a White House correspondent, a CNN news anchor, an author, and a prolific tweeter. In several months he can add to that resumé: soap opera actor. The host of CNN’s The Lead is slated to appear in a mid-August episode of The OnLine Network's rebooted All My Children. He will play a "pushy" TV investigative reporter named Spencer Phillips.
In response to Sen. Lindsey Graham's (R-SC) assertion that passing the so-called "Gang of Eight" immigration reforms would put the Republican Party "back in good graces" with Hispanic voters, Rush Limbaugh asked what's next? Will Republicans be forced to support gay marriage, he asked, in order to make gay voters like them?
On Tuesday, MSNBC host and New York Daily News columnist S.E. Cupp addressed what she thinks is a deficiency in the conservative political platform relating to issues relating to the promotion of life and parenthood: support for adoption rights. Show More Summary
Speaking with Real Clear Politics editors Tom Bevan and Charlie Stone during their “morning commute,” Bill Ayers was asked about the people in conservative media who he appreciates the most. Ayers said that he appreciates a variety of conservatives personally, but had a difficult time identifying a conservative in the media he could say he likes. Show More Summary
Wall Street Journal editorial board member James Taranto wrote in a column posted Monday night that the "campaign against sexual assault in the military" has turned into a "war on men" that aims to "criminalize male sexuality."
In what could easily be misconstrued as parody of an MSNBC segment, the panel guests on Tuesday’s edition of Now with Alex Wagner helped President Barack Obama clarify the difference between himself and former Vice President Dick Cheney – a comparison recently dismissed by the president though without much explanation as to why. Show More Summary
Conservatives looking for media "bias" to whine about hardly need encouragement, but New York Times media reporter Brian Stelter gave them some cheese to go with it by misinterpreting a new Pew study of media coverage on marriage equality. Show More Summary
On Tuesday afternoon, Megyn Kelly tackled the story about CBS' Sharyl Attkisson's work and home computers being hacked. Kelly and former prosecutor Andrew McCarthy tried to connect the dots when it came to the motive of who may have been behind the hacking — and who's capable of doing it. Show More Summary
Atlanta's Fox 5 News anchor Buck Lanford got off to rough start this week when he found himself at a loss for what the top story of the daytime broadcast would be. He started teasing an update on the weather before realizing he was headed somewhere decidedly darker.
A contentious exchange erupted on Twitter on Monday into Tuesday in which Vanity Fair editor Kurt Eichenwald and The Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald battled over the prudence of publishing leaks relating to the National Security Agency’s communications monitoring programs. Show More Summary
Washington, DC juggernaut Politico has more than its share of detractors, who abhor the site's sizzle-over-steak approach and outsize influence. In an interview with The New Republic's Isaac Chotiner, founding editors Jonathan Harris and Jim VandeHei, gave those detractors a big bone to chew on by articulating their mission in Carpaccio-cold terms. Show More Summary
WABC-7 meteorologist Bill Evans and his wife are both facing third-degree assault and disorderly conduct charges stemming from a May argument in their Old Greenwich, Conn., residence. The couple, reportedly in the midst of a divorce, had an "altercation" at their home on May 4. Show More Summary
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) let it be known loud and clear which side of the "hero" vs. "traitor" debate she falls on when it comes to NSA leaker Edward Snowden. During her questions to NSA Director Gen. Keith Alexander at Tuesday's House Intelligence Committee hearing, Bachmann called Snowden a "traitor" and urged the agency to figure out how the leaks were allowed to happen.
Bill Ayers believes President Obama has been a "failure" and should be tried for "war crimes" along with all living presidents who have engaged in acts of "terrorism" abroad. Sitting down for an episode of RealClearPolitics' "Morning...Show More Summary
Recently, Bill Maher caused a stir when reports surfaced about him referring to Sarah Palin's youngest child Trig, who has Down Syndrome, as "retarded." Palin immediately fired back. But on Monday night, Maher took to Twitter to take a swipe at Palin herself — specifically, her much-publicized return to Fox News.