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'60 Minutes' Journalist Morley Safer Dies at 84
The legendary correspondent passes away one week after announcing his retirement.
Maggie Smith: 'I've Never Watched Downton Abbey'
The dowager would presumably not be amused. Maggie Smith, who plays the cantankerous elder Lady Grantham on “Downton Abbey” says she has never watched the series. Smith made the confession to Steve Kroft of CBS’s “60 Minutes.” The segment will be broadcast on Sunday, February...
Multiple Mitts: A Candidate Who Wears Many Hats (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: BUMPY MONDAY AFTER OBAMA SAYS ‘BUMPS IN THE ROAD’: Republicans are pouncing on President Obama for referring to “bumps in the road” in the Middle East, during his “60 Minutes” interview that aired Sunday night, ABC’s...
Republicans Jump on President Referring to 'Bumps in the Road' in Muslim World
“I guess when u win a Nobel Peace Prize for doing nothing,” tweeted former Bush White House press secretary Ari Fleischer, “an attack that kills an Ambassador is just a ‘bump in the road.’” Fleischer was referring to this exchange on CBS’ “60 Minutes” this...
President Obama Says Romney "Has a Tendency to Shoot First, Aim Later"
President Obama assailed the reaction of his GOP opponent to the attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi Wednesday, saying “Governor Romney seems to have a tendency to shoot first, aim later. And as president, one of the things I’ve learned is you can’t do...
Guantanamo Bay: Still Open, Despite Promises
The first in a series of articles examining the campaign promises Barack Obama made in 2008 and where they stand now. It might be President Obama's biggest broken promise: closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay. As a candidate, Obama vowed so many times that he would shutter the prison he called a
CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood Takes Video of the Year
Carrie Underwood was the big winner at Wednesday's 2012 CMT Music Awards in Nashville , taking Video of the Year for "Good Girl" and Collaborative Video of the Year with Brad Paisley for "Remind Me." She thanked her fans for watching the videos and supporting the artists. Carrie also turned in a
Super PAC Mocks Obama References to Presidential History
Conservatives are ribbing President Obama for adding factoids about himself to the end of presidential biographies on the White House website and for past statements ranking his administration among the greatest in U.S. history. A new web video by the pro-Republican super PAC American Crossroads...
Former Comptroller General Warns of Greek Scenario in U.S.
Former U.S. Comptroller David Walker has warned that the U.S. could slide into a debt scenario similar to what Greece is experiencing. “The truth is if you count total U.S. government debt as compared to many of the European nations that are in the news,...
’60 Minutes’ Correspondent Questions Boehner, Pelosi on Stock Deals
“60 Minutes” correspondent Steve Kroft surprised House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi at their separate news conferences Thursday with pointed questions exploring potential conflicts of interest arising from the leaders’ personal stocks and their participation crafting ...