Posts Tagged ‘PBS NewsHour’

Who won Thursday’s debate? Martha Raddatz (the third debater)

October 12, 2012 1 comment

At other times she was the seasoned ABC News war correspondent who kept the two guys in suits taking snarky swipes at each other in line.

She pressed the candidates to give firm answers, such as when Vice President Joe Biden said Republican challenger Rep. Paul Ryan was just saying “a bunch of stuff.”

“What does that mean, ‘a bunch of stuff?'” Raddatz asked Biden.

Moderator on the hot seat The role of the debate moderator Perspective from a moderator The 2012 debate moderators Raddatz also pressed for specifics such as when she demanded of Ryan: “I want to know how you do the math and have this increase in defense spending?”

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Prison » Cancer? No Thanks: Half Of Americans Want X-ray Body Scanners Scrapped

December 8, 2011 Leave a comment

A new survey has found that almost half of Americans want to see the TSA’s X-ray body scanners removed from the nation’s airports owing to concerns over potential health risks.

46% of Americans do not believe that the risks associated with the machines are worth any potential pay offs in terms of terrorism prevention.

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Bachmann Calls Gingrich Most Liberal GOP Candidate

November 24, 2011 Leave a comment

Bachmann Calls Gingrich Most Liberal GOP Candidate ^ | November 23, 2011 | staff

Posted on Thursday, November 24, 2011 10:02:14 AM by BarnacleCenturion

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann on Wednesday furthered the attacks on former House Speaker Newt Gingrich over his immigration policies, saying that he moves the most toward the left among the GOP presidential candidates.

“He probably has the most liberal position on illegal immigration of any of the candidates in the race,” Bachmann said in an interview with “PBS NewsHour.”

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