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McCain advisor uses POW status to attack Obama on campaign funding

CNN’s John Roberts talked with Nancy Pfotenhauer who is an advisor for John McCain’s campaign. Pfotenhauer used John McCain’s status as a former prisoner of war to attack Obama’s decision to decline public campaign funding. Pfotenhauer said, “Just suppose Obama who has a preacher’s gift for a righteous statements but…

Remembering George Carlin and the seven dirty words

(AP) A publicist for George Carlin says the legendary comedian has died at the age of 71 of heart failure at a hospital in Santa Monica, Calif. Carlin is perhaps best known for his ‘Seven Words You Can Never Say On TV’ routine. This video is from The Associated Press,…

Suicide bomber hits Baquba

(Reuters) At least 15 people were killed and 35 wounded when a female suicide bomber blew herself up among policemen having lunch in the city of Baquba, north of Baghdad, police and hospital sources said. This video is from Reuters, broadcast June 23, 2008. Download video…

Critics: Russert farewell coverage ‘incestuous’, ‘narcissistic’

Howard Kurtz talked with media critics Debra Saunders, Steve Friedman and Gail Shisters about the way NBC and MSNBC coverage Tim Russert’s farewell. This video is from CNN’s Reliable Sources, broadcast June 22, 2008. Download video…

Obama blasts McCain on flooding, levees

(AP) With widespread flooding in the Midwest, Barack Obama is attacking John McCain for opposing a 23-billion-dollar bill that funded hundreds of projects such as dams, sewage plants and beach restoration. This video is from The Associated Press, broadcast June 22, 2008. Download video…

Biden: ‘Of course, I will say yes’ to VP nomination

Joe Biden told Brian Williams that he was not interested in being Barack Obama’s Vice President but said he would say yes to the offer if asked. Partial transcript WILLIAMS: You’re in the the news yourself this past week. You interested in the vice presidency? BIDEN: I’m not interested. WILLIAMS:…

Brit Hume praises Obama opt-out of public funds

Fox’s Brit Hume agrees with Barack Obama’s decision not to take public funds to run his campaign. Hume said, “It’s a flip-flop. It’s worth it. And I say by and large good for him for a couple of reasons. One is that Obama really has proved that the limits necessary,…

Photography exhibit of gay athletes aims to break taboos

ABC World News profiles a photography exhibit, “Fearless,” by Jeff Sheng. Sheng’s photography project looks at high school and college athletes who openly identify themselves as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. Read more about the “Fearless” project here and here. This video is from ABCNews.com, broadcast June 21, 2008. Download…

CNN: Army lobbying for new weapons ‘shameless’

CNN’s Jamie McIntyre reports on the U.S. Army’s lobbying in favor of new weapons systems. This video is from CNN.com, broadcast June 20, 2008. Download video…

Rep. Wexler questions McClellan about CIA leak case

Rep. Robert Wexler questions Scott McClellan about the role of Dick Cheney and Scooter Libby in the leaking of Valeria Plame’s name. This video is from CNN.com, broadcast June 20, 2008. Download video…

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