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14 Million Watched Democrats Debate in Houston

More than 14 million people tuned in Thursday for the clash of 10 presidential candidates in Houston on ABC News and Univision, the second-largest audience to date for a Democratic primary debate. Only the NBC News debate in June, which drew 18.1 million viewers on its second night, outranked it. And total viewership on Thursday […]

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Trump Allies Target Journalists Over Coverage Deemed Hostile to White House

WASHINGTON — A loose network of conservative operatives allied with the White House is pursuing what they say will be an aggressive operation to discredit news organizations deemed hostile to President Trump by publicizing damaging information about journalists. It is the latest step in a long-running effort by Mr. Trump and his allies to undercut […]

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Inslee Out. Hickenlooper Out. De Blasio? Town Hall May Be Last Gasp.

He’s entrenched toward the rear in fund-raising totals. He rejects the validity of the various polls showing him at zero percent. And he also acknowledges that he will probably not qualify for the third Democratic presidential debate next month. Yet Mayor Bill de Blasio refuses to “accept the premise” of questions about the wisdom of […]

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Anderson Cooper Couldn’t Hold Back Tears While Listening To Stephen Colbert Speak About Grief And Suffering

Getty Image CNN anchor Anderson Cooper lost his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, this past June at the age of 95. On that note, he spoke with a very special guest, CBS late-night host Stephen Colbert, on the subject of grief. The lengthy video clips of the entire segment can be found below, but the discussion began […]

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Don Lemon Sued for Alleged Sexual Assault by New York Bartender, CNN Defends News Anchor

Photo: Jesse Grant (Getty Images for THR) A New Jersey bartender has filed a lawsuit against CNN anchor Don Lemon for an alleged sexual assault that took place in a Hamptons, N.Y., bar last summer. Filed on Sunday, the suit seeks unspecified damages for the “demeaning, unprovoked and offensive assault.” First reported by Mediaite, Dustin […]

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Don Lemon Sued for Alleged Assault by New York Bartender, CNN Defends News Anchor [Corrected]

Photo: Jesse Grant (Getty Images for THR) A New Jersey bartender has filed a lawsuit against CNN anchor Don Lemon for an alleged assault that took place in a Hamptons, N.Y., bar last summer. Filed on Sunday, the suit seeks unspecified damages for the “demeaning, unprovoked and offensive assault.” First reported by Mediaite, Dustin Hice […]

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The Debate Surrounding Chris Cuomo’s ‘Fredo’ Remarks Has Predictably Turned Into A Fiasco

Paramount Pictures Late Monday night, a video of CNN anchor Chris Cuomo’s confrontation with another man went viral after the former compared being called “Fredo” to the n-word. According to the New York Times, the video itself — which has since been taken down by YouTube — does not contain the second man’s comment comparing […]

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Five Debate Takeaways

This article is part of David Leonhardt’s newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it each weekday. A few takeaways from last night’s debate: I thought Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Steve Bullock did the most effective jobs of delivering their messages (which isn’t to say I agreed with everything they said). You can […]

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What to Watch For in Tonight’s Democratic Debate

You can watch it on CNN, CNN en Español and CNN International. It will also be available on streaming services. The debate is taking place in Detroit. Who won last night’s debate? Want just the highlights? The 10 Democratic candidates will have 60-second opening statements followed by 60 seconds to answer questions from the CNN […]

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Democratic Debate 2019 Live: Candidates Face Off in Detroit

What we’re watching: ImageFrom left, Marianne Williamson, Tim Ryan, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders. Elizabeth Warren, Beto O’Rourke, John Hickenlooper, John Delaney, and Steve Bullock.CreditErin Schaff/The New York Times “You’re wrong!” The first question of the debate went to Mr. Sanders, who was asked about Mr. Delaney’s accusation in his opening statement that his […]

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Live Updates Ahead of Tonight’s Democratic Debate

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African American Officials from the Obama Administration Sign Op-Ed Condemning Trump’s Racism

Photo: Kevin Dietsch-Pool (Getty Images/File) Considering Donald Trump’s continuous attacks against people of color and his despicably racist tirades—in both verbal statements and written comments on Twitter—it’s impossible to remain silent. Even before Trump published yet another racist Twitter thread on Saturday targeting House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings while watching Fox News, 149 African […]

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Robert Mueller, Caught in the TV Spotlight

By lunchtime on Wednesday, NBC News had a tracker going on its website: “How many times has Robert Mueller deflected, declined or deferred a question?” (The count had ticked past 100 before noon.) On CNN, the legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin called the former special counsel’s testimony “phlegmatic.” On The Drudge Report, it was “Dazed and […]

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CNN Invites White Supremacist Richard Spencer to Explain Why Trump Isn’t Racist Enough

Screenshot: CNN In an obvious nod to Donald Trump’s “both sides” doctrine, America’s third-favorite cable news outlet (second, if you don’t count Trump’s personal propaganda network, Fox News) extended an invitation to the man whom both the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League described as a white nationalist, a white supremacist and—my personal […]

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