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Sonya McNair

Jim Lanzone has been named president of CBS Interactive as part of CBS Corp.’s acquisition of Clicker.com, the company Lanzone co-founded. Lanzone, who was CEO of Clicker Media, will now oversee global CBS Interactive operations. Clicker.com will join a CBS roster of sites that includes CNET.com, TV.com, and Gamespot.com.

Also in CBS news, Sonya McNair has been named head of comms for CBS News. She will oversee media and talent relations, as well as day-to-day PR and internal comms for CBS News, CBS Radio News, CBSNews.com, and the CBS News Polling & Survey Unit.

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White House Press Secretary Dodges Question 13 Times

Clearly, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs does not want to answer questions about U.S. Rep Joe Sestak.

Sestak has said numerous times that the White House tried to get to get him to drop out of Pennsylvania’s Senate primary against Arlen Specter by offering him another government job. Not surprisingly, the GOP is trying to take advantage of the issue.

Reporters brought up the issue as yesterday’s press briefing. Here’s the first question:

After the jump, watch the barrage of follow-ups that came after, starting with CNN’s Ed Henry.

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