Katie Couric helped start and perpetuate morning television's most epic winning streak. Now she'll try to break it.
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.
It's starting to feel a lot like 1992, and President Obama's re-election team should be worried. At this point in President George H.W. Bush's term, the president's approval rating stood at 46 percent. According to Gallup, Mr. Obama's is doing worse by 1 percent.
Thirty-two years ago in New Hampshire, during a debate among Republican presidential candidates, Gov. Ronald Reagan effectively clinched his party's nomination for president. The rest, of course, is history. He went on to win the election against a weak and ineffective president in a landslide and ushered in a period of conservative dominance that has continued up to this day.
Iowa's sole purpose is to winnow the field — New Hampshire actually decides who'll win. A 10th grader in Des Moines knows that. Apparently, the media does not.
Virginia alcohol regulators say the Discovery Channel's "Moonshiners" television show is misleading viewers into thinking the state is tolerating illegal booze manufacturing and that they wouldn't have participated if they knew how the episodes would turn out.
After bringing back George Stephanopoulos to replace Christiane Amanpour on Sunday's "This Week" political talk show, ABC is making a change behind the scenes as well.
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.
The Iowa caucuses are a mere 600 hours away — give or take few minutes — a fact that weighs heavily on a half-dozen Republican presidential hopefuls as they meet Saturday night for debate No. 14 in Des Moines.