David Shuster

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Keith Olbermann Dishes About MSNBC Feud

And reveals who he's hired away from his former network

(Newser) - Keith Olbermann isn’t talking to Rachel Maddow, he’s pulling down a fortune at Current TV, and he’s plucked suspended MSNBC anchor David Shuster to be his fill-in host there. Those are just some of the revelations in a characteristically candid interview Olbermann gave the Hollywood Reporter . Some... More »

MSNBC Suspends Shuster Over CNN Pilot

Host's contract is up at the end of this year

(Newser) - MSNBC has suspended David Shuster indefinitely, following a report that he had filmed a pilot for CNN. That report broke Friday, and MSNBC said the host would be “punished appropriately.” Now, the network has confirmed for Mediate that he’s off the air, to be replaced in the... More »

Andrew Breitbart Goes After MSNBC's Shuster

Says reporter 'lied' to get him to talk about James O'Keefe case

(Newser) - Conservative provocateur Andrew Breitbart is escalating his feud with MSNBC's David Shuster with a column not-so-subtly headlined "How David Shuster Lied to Get Me to Appear on MSNBC." It follows a TV interview in which the two clashed over the motives of James O'Keefe in the phone tampering... More »

Dem: Bush Let Bin Laden Escape ... on Purpose

Needed to justify Iraq war, Hinchey says

(Newser) - A Democratic congressman today accused President Bush of purposely letting Osama bin Laden escape capture in order to justify the Iraq war—and, when given an out by MSNBC’s David Shuster, Rep. Maurice Hinchey reiterated, “I don’t think it’ll will strike a lot of people as... More »

Birther Comes Unglued on MSNBC

Orly Taitz calls host a 'Brownshirt' in fight over Kenyan birth certificate

(Newser) - Leading birther Orly Taitz had a shouting match with David Shuster on MSNBC yesterday, prompted by a document purporting to be proof President Obama was born in Kenya. The attorney called Shuster one of Obama's "Brownshirts in the media" before the feed was finally cut off, the Christian Science ... More »

MSNBC Anchors in DNC Slugfest

Gets personal and political on-air at the DNC

(Newser) - Infighting between MSNBC anchors is turning the Democratic National Convention into a partisan catfight. Joe Scarborough, who once served as Republican representative, got touchy when David Shuster yesterday referred to “your party, the Republican Party” and Scarborough and Tom Brokaw are miffed at the channel’s decision to increase... More »

MSNBC Anchor Apologizes for 'Pimped Out' Jab at Clinton

Shuster suspended over Chelsea remark

(Newser) - MNSBC suspended anchor David Shuster today after he drew fire from Hillary Clinton's camp for saying former first daughter Chelsea was being “pimped out in some weird sort of way” by her mother’s campaign. Shuster apologized on air earlier tonight, though he at first stood by the comments,... More »

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