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Archives: June 2008

Meet Your White House Correspondents’ Association Wannabes

FishbowlDC has gotten our hands on the candidate statements for the 2008 elections for president and three seats on the executive board of the White House Correspondents’ Association. We’ve also written them to get their take on Pool Report-Gate and will let you know their stances on the issue.

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Kurtz Notes Downie’s Departure

From yesterday’s “Reliable Sources” (full transcript here):

Morning Reading List, 06.30.08

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Good morning Washington.

We’ve got your morning mix of media Muesli after the jump…

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“Meet” Roundup

Pictures Of Morning Papers

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Sunday Show Preview

  • Meet the Press: Governors Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-CA), Dave Freudenthal (D-WY) and Bill Ritter (D-CO), and NBC political director Chuck Todd.

  • Face the Nation: Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) and Gen. Wesley Clark.

  • This Week: Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D-IL), Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R-MN), Ralph Nader and a roundtable with Nation’s Katrina vanden Heuvel, conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt, Huffington Post’s Arianna Huffington and National Review’s Byron York.

  • Fox News Sunday: Gov. Ed Rendell (D-PA), former Reps. Rob Portman (R-OH) and Bob Barr. The “Power Player” is Nathans Restaurant owner/host of the Q & A Cafe Carol Joynt and a roundtable with Washington Managing Editor of Fox News Brit Hume, National Public Radio & Fox News’ Mara Liasson, Weekly Standard & Fox News Bill Kristol and National Public Radio & Fox News Juan Williams.

  • Late Edition: U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker, Senate Min. Leader Mitch McConnell, Gov. Jon Corzine (D-NJ), Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA), and a roundtable with CNN’s Ed Henry and Hotline’s Amy Walter.

  • Chris Matthews Show: NBC’s David Gregory, New York Times’ David Brooks, CNN’s Gloria Borger and BBC’s Katty Kay.

  • C-SPAN’s Newsmakers: CBC Chair/Rep. Carolyn Kilpatrick (D-MI) will be interviewed by AP’s Jesse Holland and The Hill’s Mike Soraghan.

  • Bloomberg’s Political Capital with Al Hunt: Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE).

  • CN8′s Roll Call TV with Robert Traynham: DNC communications director Karen Finney, RNC E-campaign director Cyrus Krohn, Roll Call’s David Drucker and Roll Call’s Emily Heil.

  • CNN’s “Reliable Sources”: New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza, Washington Times’ Christina Bellantoni, Rolling Stone publisher/ed.-in-chief Jann Wenner, political analyst Keli Goff, National Review’s Jonah Goldberg,’s Jeff Jarvis, and’s David Bianculli.

  • This Is America with Dennis Wholey: Reg Weaver, President of the National Education Association.

  • Happy Hour

    Today’s Most Popular Stories

    Washington Post: The Ever-Malleable Mr. Obama

    Washington Examiner: Man gets federal prison sentence in green card, tax scheme

    N.Y. Times: Op-Ed Contributor: Your Brain Lies to You

    L.A. Times: Supreme Court affirms gun rights

    USA Today: Lifeline Live Blog: Entertainment News & Rumors

    Politico: Clinton legacy presents quandary for Obama

    ABC News: Fla. Man Dies After Taking 23 Shots in 30 Mins.

    CBS News: Road Warning: $7 Gas May Be Ahead

    Fox News: Will Smith’s $150 Million Disaster

    CNN: Democrat’s al Qaeda comment sparks Republican ire

    Wall Street Journal: Opinion: No, McCain Isn’t ‘Doomed’

    MSNBC: Gates exits Microsoft to focus on charity work

    Congressional Quarterly: The Wild Differences in The Polls, Explained

    NPR: A Bra’s Tale: Detour on a Daughter’s Trip Abroad

    Roll Call: Cooper Accused of Hacking Into Site

    Separated At Birth: Joe Klein

    For this week’s Separated at Birth, we have a reader-submitted suggestion.

    Does Joe Klein look like…

    Former Sportscaster Ray Gandolph?

    ACLU Wants Journos To Starve Like Guantanamo Detainees

    From a recent ACLU event in Washington:

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