While filling in for co-host Matt Lauer on Friday’s NBC Today, Nightly News anchor Lester Holt laughably claimed that the liberal New York elite at Thursday night’s Al Smith dinner should have been a friendly audience for Donald Trump. Show More Summary
At the first presidential debate, when GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump was asked by moderator Lester Holt why he wouldn't release his tax returns, he declared that the personal financial disclosure form he had filed with the Federal Election Commission would tell voters all they need to know about his finances. Show More Summary
Fact checking, by the debate moderator, has become a hot topic of the current discourse on presidential campaigns. A week before the first Clinton-Trump debate, Donald Trump said that debate moderator Lester Holt shouldn't try to fact-check the candidates. Show More Summary
NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt will premiere a new video open and graphics tonight. Holt’ broadcast dominates this season in the news demo, but ABC’s World News Tonight with David Muir took the season’s first two weeks in total viewers...Show More Summary
The 2016 presidential and vice presidential debates have already been notable for their bias, with NBC’s Lester Holt pounding Donald Trump with a skewed set of questions during the first debate, and CBS’s Elaine Quijano doing the same with Mike Pence on Tuesday. Show More Summary
Scott Pelley is in St. Augustine, David Muir is in Jacksonville, and Lester Holt is in Daytona Beach.
Hillary Clinton rigged the debate! That’s the bombshell claim of political insiders, who say she used secret signals to manipulate moderator Lester Holt and gain an edge over Donald Trump.… READ ON
Lester Holt this afternoon tweeted work he’s landed in Orlando, Florida, and is motoring to Melbourne, which is on the east coast of the state as Hurricane Matthew barrels toward the state and up the coast. Crew and I just touched down in Orlando. Show More Summary
On Monday, September 30, Hofstra University and CBS hosted the first U.S. Presidential Debate of 2016. Lester Holt moderated. Secretary Hillary Clinton for the Democrats and Mr. Donald Trump for the Republicans opposed each other in the arena. Show More Summary
A belatedly glorious eight days for the American media ended Tuesday night. After Lester Holt's altogether excellent moderating job in the first presidential debate last week, and following a number of superb Donald Trump exposés over...Show More Summary
We suspect a few screens were broken after that debacle. Just when you thought Lester Holt had troughed moderator incompetence, Elaine Quijano steals the show. Not only did she interrupt Mike Pence innumerately many times but she consistently allowed Tim Kaine to interrupt his competitor and have the last word. Show More Summary
The race for evening news viewers is getting tighter. “ABC World News Tonight With David Muir” has topped the usual leader, “NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt,” in overall viewers in the first two weeks of the 2016-17 TV season. It’s the first time that “ABC World News” has started the season with...
NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt remains No. 1 in the key news demo.
The overwhelming media consensus regarding the first presidential debate — Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton and Lester Holt — is that Clinton won. If she did win it was because
Jon Lester is a starting pitcher for the Chicago Cubs. Lester Holt is the anchor of NBC Nightly News. They are not the same person. But they do have two things in common — they're both named Lester and they both use Twitter. So when...Show More Summary
It's been nearly eight years since American presidential candidates were last asked about climate change during a general election debate. Lester Holt didn't ask Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump about the issue when they met last week at Hofstra University. Show More Summary
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Right after last week’s debate, Trump said he thought it was fair and praised Lester Holt. Now… he has completely flipped on that stance. He says the whole thing was
On Tuesday, Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester signed on to Twitter — and found quite a few angry people in his feed. The reasons for the vitriol werent instantly obvious. Lester had pitched the Cubs to victory two days earlier and extended his record to a superb 19-4. So what was the problem? Turns out people mistook […]