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2008-09-17 00:00:20

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) - The reporter who sat across from John McCain and Barack Obama for separate interviews that aired on NBC's "Today" show Friday was only 23.Was he nervous?"Not necessarily," Luke Russert said. "I had prior relationships with both of them."He asked both Obama and McCain about whether community service should be mandatory for young people. They said no, but both presidential candidates said the United States missed a real opportunity to teach citizens...

2008-08-19 06:00:39

By Brian Stelter Television networks in the United States are assigning reporters to a new beat this election year: people who do not watch the evening news. With polls showing a rise in primary-season ballots cast by voters under 30, media outlets are out to convert the newly energized voters into viewers. On cable news, CNN promotes a "League of First Time Voters" and the Fox News Channel is covering what it calls the Y Factor with a full-time correspondent. On broadcast, NBC has...

2008-06-18 00:00:15

By Frazier Moore, The Associated Press NEW YORK - Tim Russert's chair was empty on "Meet the Press" on Sunday, two days after his unexpected death. But Russert was very much present on the full-hour tribute to this giant of political journalism who hosted NBC's public-affairs program for more than 16 years. "His voice has been stilled," began Tom Brokaw, who led the conversation, "and our issue this sad Sunday morning is remembering and honoring our colleague and our friend ...."...

2008-06-13 21:00:02

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Rahnesha White, UNITY Communications Manager, +1-703- 854-3587, rwhite@unityjournalists.org MCLEAN, Va., June 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNITY: Journalists of Color, Inc. mourns the loss of Tim Russert, a leading U.S. political correspondent and host of the NBC television network's long-running "Meet the Press" talk show. He died June 13 at the age of 58. As the host of the top-rated Sunday talk show, Russert, who pointedly but politely questioned...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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