Bob Schieffer

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference in National Harbor, Md., Thursday, March 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Christie says he’s thinking about 2016 bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he is thinking about running for president and that by the time 2016 arrives the controversy over last year’s George Washington Bridge lane closures “will be […]

05/14/2014

Journalist Dan Rather (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)

They’d Rather not invite Dan to join CBS Kennedy coverage

NEW YORK (AP) — The 50th-anniversary coverage of the Kennedy assassination on CBS News won’t include the recollections of its longtime anchor Dan Rather, further proof of the lingering bitterness following Rather’s messy exit and […]

11/05/2013

Media taking care in early coverage

  NEW YORK (AP) — In an impatient age of social media and instant communication, a close presidential election on Tuesday forced patience upon an army of journalists anxious for answers. Hours after some of […]

11/06/2012

Obama aggressive in early minutes of debate

  BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — President Barack Obama is taking an aggressive posture toward rival Mitt Romney in Monday’s debate, at one point saying the Republican’s policy proposals are so outdated “the 1980s are […]

10/22/2012

Foreign policy debate turns to US economy

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Presidents Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are shifting their debate on foreign policy toward domestic issues that are foremost on voters’ minds. Obama turned questions during Monday’s third and […]

10/22/2012

Obama, Romney tour debate site

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) – President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have toured the site of tonight’s debate in the battleground state of Florida. The 90-minute faceoff at Lynn University in Boca Raton will focus […]

10/22/2012

Debate moderating: a thankless job

NEW YORK (AP) — Beneath Bob Schieffer’s Southern charm is the tough spine of someone used to dealing with politicians. The moderator of Monday’s final presidential debate will need it, because it has been open […]

10/21/2012

Nielsen: 65.6 million watch second debate

NEW YORK (AP) – With an estimated 65.6 million viewers, the television audience for the second presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney was smaller than the first – but only slightly. […]

10/17/2012

Jim Lehrer: No regrets for debate moderating

NEW YORK (AP) – Jim Lehrer said Monday that he accomplished precisely what he wanted to while moderating the first presidential debate: get Mitt Romney and Barack Obama talking to each other. The former PBS […]

10/08/2012

First-ever female debate moderator announced

(AP) – For the first time in two decades, a woman has been tapped to moderate a presidential debate. The Commission on Presidential Debates announced Monday that CNN’s Candy Crowley will moderate one of three […]

08/13/2012

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