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Top Dem suggests Republican-controlled Congress won’t force Sessions to answer Russia probe questions
Democratic lawmakers are growing increasingly frustrated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions ’ refusal to discuss conversations he’s had with President Trump or other top White House officials about the Justice Department ’s probe of Russian election meddling and other matters. But a top Democrat
The Note: Trump's silence on Roy Moore accusations speaks volumes
The TAKE with Rick Klein His stand is to take no stand . A man who doesn’t hold back his opinions has found a reason to go all but silent . That reason is named Roy Moore . His candidacy has been enough to force some discipline on President Donald Trump , with a refusal to comment that speaks
Justice Department suing AT&T to block purchase of Time Warner
The Justice Department is suing AT&T to block the telecommunications giant from buying Time Warner , the media conglomerate with such television networks as CNN, TBS and HBO. The $108 billion merger “would substantially lessen competition” and result in “higher prices for consumers and less
The Note: Is political disorder the order of the day?
The TAKE with Rick Klein What if the disruption has only begun? That’s the question on the minds of strategists and elected officials in both parties , who have now watched voters deliver nothing as consistent as inconsistency for going on a dozen years now. The real jolt of the 2017 elections
AT&T CEO denies considering sale of CNN in massive Time Warner deal
The CEO of AT&T said he feels no pressure nor has any intention of selling CNN or any more valuable asset in order to close its $85.4 billion deal with Time Warner. “No. I have never been told that the price of getting the [Time Warner] deal done was selling CNN," said AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson.
The Note: Trump-era elections were a jolt to both parties. Will they wake up?
The TAKE with Rick Klein Rejecting what President Donald Trump stands for is not the same as rejecting what he wants to do. Yes, Democrats remade the electorate , and they did it the old-fashioned way . They scored wins in culture wars and drawing energy they hadn’t yet harnessed in the age of
Controversy erupts over alleged push to spin off CNN in media mega-merger
Amid antitrust concerns over a potential merger between AT&T and Time Warner, a controversy has erupted over whether AT&T would have to sell off CNN to sidestep those concerns. According to U.S. Department of Justice officials, AT&T offered just days ago to divest from CNN and later sell the news
LeBron: The Sequel
This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's Feb. 27 Entertainment Issue. "When LeBron was playing with the Heat, they went to Cleveland, and he wanted to spend the night. They don't do overnights. Teams just don't. So now [coach Erik] Spoelstra has to text [president Pat] Riley and say, 'What do I do
James Comey will not testify next week but Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein to brief Senate on firing
Ousted FBI Director James Comey will not testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday about the circumstances of his firing, as top members of the panel had invited him to do. "He won't be testifying on Tuesday but it is our hope in the not too distant future that we can find time for