MSNBC political correspondent Kasie Hunt said that the slow economic recovery under President Obama could be problematic for Hillary Clinton as she seeks the White House. Hunt was reporting on Clinton’s speech on Tuesday in which she hammered GOP presumptive nominee Donald Trump’s economic policy, saying that he would “rig the economy for Wall Street again,” […]
The Radio & Television Correspondents Dinner is the lower-profile cousin of the White House Correspondent's Dinner, but the speech that comedian and The Daily Show contributor Hasan Minhaj gave last night ought receive a lot of attention. Minhaj lambasted Congress...
After Seth Meyers made Donald Trump a target of scathing jokes in his monologue at the 2011 White House Correspondents’ dinner (sample: “Trump has been saying that he will run for president as a Republican — which is surprising because I just assumed he was running as a joke.”), the real estate mogul had no […]
Take two things for certain. First, there’s never been nor ever will be a housing bubble without a corresponding bubble in mortgage credit. Second, no matter who may yap about credit being too easy (usually complainers about the federal role in mortgages), stick with the Fed’s quarterly accounting of U.S. financial flows, Z-...
The White House Correspondents Association has released a statement responding to Donald Trump's decision to revoke the Washington Post's press credentials, blasting the presumptive GOP nominee for attempting to "disown the principles of the First Amendment."
Speaker Paul Ryan says a ban on Muslims entering the United States — as presidential nominee Donald Trump proposes — is not in the nation's interest. The White House Correspondents' Association says it stands with the Washington Post...Show More Summary
Fox News reporters and a select number of others have been known to grill White House Press Secretaries in the Obama years and Thursday saw another installment as the Fox News Channel’s chief Washington correspondent James Rosen hammered current Press Secretary Josh Earnest on subjects ranging from President Obama’s Hillary Clinton endorsement to her e-mail scandal.
On this week’s show the Polling Matters team take a break from Brexit to discuss events across the pond. Keiran and Rob are joined by White House Correspondent and US political analyst Jon-Christopher Bua to discuss Clinton vs Trump, the states Trump must win to get to 270 electoral college votes and who each candidate […]
About a month ago, we reported that White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest misheard a question from Fox News correspondent Kevin Corke, and appeared to answer "no" when asked if he could state definitively that no White House official had ever lied about the Iran nuclear deal. Show More Summary
Many theater professionals have expressed their disdain for North Carolina's controversial House Bill 2, which prohibits transgender people from using the restroom that corresponds with their gender identity and restricts cities from passing non-discrimination laws. Days after North Carolina Gov. Show More Summary
The former White House correspondent will cover the Pentagon for NBC.
Most need a premium channel subscription for this kind of television. CNN's coverage of the presidential race led Senior White House Correspondent Jim Acosta outside of Trump Tower for serious reporting alongside a man dressed as aShow More Summary
We had a jam-packed May — the White House Correspondents’ dinner, the Met Gala, and Cannes, all crammed into the first 20 days or so — and so this look back is, like Herbie before it, fully loaded. Read More...
Remember when media elitists like Joe Scarborough mocked George W. Bush as an idiot because he was incurious? What would "Morning Joe" say about New York Times columnist Frank Bruni? The former White House correspondent in the Bush years wrote a column called "Trumping on Eggshells," explaining how he just cannot have discussions with people who may be voting for Trump.
In May 2011, reporters swarmed Donald Trump as he exited the Hyatt in Washington, DC, after the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Many wanted a response from Trump, who had just watched President Barack Obama deliver jokes that night...Show More Summary
How and when black people use the N-word has been a point of contention forever, as we saw most recently with Larry Wilmore at the 2016 White House Correspondents' Dinner. Oprah is notoriously not a fan, to the point where she doesn't allow anyone to use the word in her ... More »
Earlier today, a veteran White House correspondent laid out his version of how Obama "gets away with it" in a news cycle when everyone's attention should be glued to the economic failures of the lame duck president. One thing he forgot...Show More Summary
Authored by Richard Benedetto, a retired USA Today White House correspondent and columnist, who teaches politics and journalism at American University and in the Fund for American Studies program at George Mason University. Originally...Show More Summary
The White House has just thrown some deep shade in response to a Wall Street Journal op-ed that suggests that the administration’s recent decision directing schools to allow trans kids to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity is rooted in a “preoccupation with sex.” The Washington Times was on hand to get the response from White House [...]
The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur has good reason to believe Wilmore has been blacklisted. At the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, Larry Wilmore roasted everyone in the press—particularly CNN. “In fact, the room was very uncomfortable because...Show More Summary