After broadcasting the first episode of Meet the Press from its new HD studio in the NBC News Washington, D.C. bureau, David Gregory spoke to his staff, champagne flute in hand.
The host began to cry in the middle of his remarks, while discussing the milestone.
“This is a big moment for me, Read More
These days, there are three John McCains.
One is the pride-driven defeated presidential candidate who hopes Americans will compare him to President Obama and realize the error of their ways. Another is a true-believer neoconservative, dedicated to using his Senate perch to push for aggressive military efforts in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere. And then there’s Read More
How could a pre-planned, much-publicized appearance on national television end up this uncomfortable?
David Paterson went on Meet the Press yesterday morning to discuss reports that the White House has asked him not to run in 2010, and somehow the governor managed not to have a clear, canned statement about exactly what happened Read More
Watching David Paterson play dumb on “Meet the Press” on Sunday called to mind a favorite scene from “The Naked Gun,” when Leslie Nielsen’s Lt. Frank Drebin tries in vain to dissuade shocked passersby from staring at a truly spectacular explosion by shouting: “Nothing to see here! Please disperse! Nothing to see Read More
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ALBANY—The David Paterson that showed up for a live interview on Meet the Press was defiant, clear that he was running for governor in 2010 and insistent Read More
This past Sunday morning, President Barack Obama was on everywhere you looked on TV–except, of course, on Fox (sorry, Chris Wallace!).
So with the booking advantage effectively neutralized, who would triumph in the ratings?
In the end, it was David Gregory who came out on top.
On Sunday morning, NBC’s Meet the Read More
Maybe it would have been more interesting if the White House had taken a page from Ronald Reagan’s old playbook.
It was back in December 1987 when, with just over a year left in his second term, Reagan played host to a Washington summit with Soviet premier Mikhail Gorbachev. In terms of domestic Read More
David Gregory touted the joint appearance of Michael Bloomberg and Cory Booker on Sunday’s Meet the Press as an opportunity to discuss the “economy and the president's stimulus plan and their impact on big cities across the country.”
But mostly it was an opportunity for the two mayors, cross-generational allies who Read More
One of the responsibilities that comes with picking a vice presidential candidate is never admitting that you might have made a bad call—even if it becomes painfully obvious to the rest of the world that you did.
So it was that John McCain withstood a six-minute grilling on Sunday from Read More
On the morning of Sunday, May 10, Pat Buchanan sauntered across K Street. The political pundit was wearing a blazer and a blood red tie. It was the day after the White House Correspondents Association dinner, and the weather in the nation’s capital was beautiful, bright and breezy.
Mr. Buchanan was zeroing in on John Read More