Bob Schieffer

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  • Moderator Candy Crowley (center) of CNN applauds as President Obama (left) and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney shake hands during the second presidential debate, at Hofstra University on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, in Hempstead, N.Y. (AP Photo/Michael Reynolds, Pool)

    MILLER: Skewing the debates for Obama

    CBS' Bob Schieffer was the first debate moderator not to drive conservative viewers to yell at their televisions in frustration. Of course, the bar was set very low. Two of the previous moderators were so overtly biased in favor of the Democrats that Mr. Schieffer's refusal to insert himself into the debate was refreshing.


  • Schieffer ends final debate with advice: go vote

    Bob Schieffer took a light hand Monday as moderator of the final presidential debate, ending with advice from his mother: "Go vote. It makes you feel big and strong."


  • Ann Romney arrives for the third presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney at Lynn University, Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, in Boca Raton, Fla. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Final presidential debate aimed at undecided voters, held in intimate setting

    The third debate between President Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney featured the most intimate setting for a presidential face-off in recent years.


  • Squabble highlights Sunday news shows competition

    CBS' Sunday morning public affairs television show "Face the Nation" has clearly gotten under the skin of its rivals at NBC's "Meet the Press."


  • Correction: TV-Sunday Morning story

    In a March 29 story about Sunday morning public affairs shows, The Associated Press, relying on information from CBS's Bob Schieffer, erroneously reported the first such show to expand to an hour. It was ABC's "This Week" in 1981, not "Meet the Press" in the early 1990s.


  • CBS expands 'Face the Nation' to 1 hour on Sunday

    Five years ago, just off a bout from cancer, Bob Schieffer was set to retire from CBS's "Face the Nation." That never stuck, and now he's doubling his workload.


  • Rick Santorum

    LAMBRO: Santorum's sloppy words

    A presidential candidate's campaign rhetoric can reveal a lot about what he truly believes, but some of Rick Santorum's language has pushed that to the edge.


  • CBS expanding Sunday political talk show to 1 hour

    With its Sunday morning political talk show "Face the Nation" doing well in the ratings entering an election year, anchor Bob Schieffer said Sunday the show will match its rivals by expanding to an hour in April.


  • ** FILE ** CBS newsman Bob Schieffer (right) shakes hands with CNN's Howard Kurtz as they arrive for Walter Cronkite's funeral at St. Bartholomew's Church on Park Avenue in New York on Thursday, July 23, 2009. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    MILLER: Schieffer smokes out the GOP

    Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain was grilled Sunday on CBS' "Face the Nation." Host Bob Schieffer, the self-appointed anti-smoking sheriff of America, browbeat Mr. Cain because his campaign chief, Mark Block, took a drag on a cigarette at the end of an online ad.


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