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Jeff Zucker, Nancy Pelosi at Women@NBCU’s Power of the Purse Breakfast

Jeff Zucker and Nancy PelosiJeff Zucker may be leaving his post as NBC Universal President and CEO once the company is acquired by Comcast, but he’s definitely not in hiding.

Zucker was a featured guest at Women@NBCU’s annual ‘Power of the Purse Breakfast’ this morning at Cipriani’s on 42nd Street in New York. Zucker hosted the keynote discussion with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.

In introducing her boss, Lauren Zalaznick, president of NBCU’s Women & Lifestyle Entertainment Networks, said Zucker was the perfect emcee because “here and in the boardroom, he’s certain to ask the tough questions and demand tough answers.”

Well, yes and no.

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This Week’s Other Big Get

Following up on Blago, the broadcast and cable networks are going after Ted Haggard, the once mighty evangelical pastor who resigned in disgrace after admitting soliciting a male prostitute for sex and drugs. Haggard is the subject of an HBO documentary “The Trials of Ted Haggard” which premieres Thursday night.

Haggard will appear on Good Morning America Thursday morning, Larry King Live Thursday night and on the Early Show on CBS Friday morning.

Last night on Anderson Cooper 360, the documentary’s producer Alexandra Pelosi talked about the making of the documentary. Pelosi is a former NBC News producer and the daughter of Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi.

• TVBarn’s Aaron Barnhart has more on “The Trials of Ted Haggard.”