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Pres. Obama, Brad Paisley, Make Secret Trip to Afghanistan

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At NoonET, the cable news networks began reporting the news that Pres. Obama had landed at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan for an unannounced Memorial Day visit with troops as well as a situation update from commanders. Lester Holt anchored an NBC News special report at 12:30pmET. This is Pres. Obama’s fourth visit to Afghanistan, and his first since his re-election in 2012. Country music star Brad Paisley traveled with the president, where he will perform for troops. About 40 minutes ago Paisley tweeted:

 

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NBC and CBS Reveal WH Correspondents Dinner Guest Lists

Yesterday we reported the “grumbling” over ABC News’ packed White House Correspondents Association Dinner guest list. We just received NBC and CBS’ list — they’re not too shabby either.

Some big names for NBC: Whoopi Goldberg (of ABC’s The View), Denis Leary (an F/X network star) and Warren Buffett.

Some big names for CBS: Colin Powell, D.C. mayor Adrian Fenty and country star Brad Paisley.

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Bob Schieffer’s Debate Preps Include Grand Ole Opry Warm Up

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While all eyes will be on Nashville tomorrow night, Bob Schieffer made his debut at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry last night. Schieffer and his band Honky Tonk Confidential were on the same bill as stars Darius Rucker, and Brad Paisley.

While his colleague Tom Brokaw moderates tomorrow’s Presidential debate in Nashville, Schieffer will moderate the final debate next Wednesday night from Hofstra University.

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(Photo: 2008 Copyright of Grand Ole Opry / Hollophotographics)

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