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CBS Sunday Morning's Longtime Star Retiring

Charles Osgood is leaving top-rated show after 22 years

(Newser) - Charles Osgood, who has said "good morning" to his audience every Sunday for 22 years, is about to say "goodbye" as host of CBS News Sunday Morning in September. He announced his scheduled Sept. 25 farewell on Sunday's edition, reports CBS News . That broadcast will be a... More »

Rove: Obama 'Detached,' 'Aloof' on Health Care

President 'outsourced' leadership to Congress

(Newser) - Never a fan of change you can believe in, Karl Rove lit into Barack Obama today, calling the president's lead on health reform "outsourced to Congress," making him appear "aloof and disengaged." And not to put too fine a point on it, but asking the House... More »

Powell: It's Time to Lay Off Obama

Republicans, at some point, are going to have to do something, he says

(Newser) - It's time to get past the incessant partisan potshots being taken at President Obama and forge some progress, Colin Powell told Face the Nation today. "I don’t think the country will be well served if the next three years are attempts to bring him down and destroy him... More »

Sunday Morning Shows: Parade of the White Dudes

Morning talk doesn't show as much diversity as the nation does

(Newser) - As women and minorities increasingly head up the US government, Face the Nation isn't showing a very accurate sample of the nation's faces anymore, and This Week is looking more like Last Century. Across the Sunday morning political shows, 80% of the guests are white, and 80% are men, reports... More »

Snow Was 'the Best': Cheney

Sunday shows also tackle VP rumors, economics, and the mortgage meltdown

(Newser) - Tony Snow, economic policy, veepstakes, and the Freddie Mac/Fannie Mae crisis sparked conversation on the Sunday talk show circuit today. Time sums them up:
  • Fox News Sunday paid homage to late newscaster and press secretary Tony Snow; Dick Cheney called him "the best" he's known.
  • Arnold Shwarzenegger applauded John
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Colbert Grabs a Peabody

Compares staff to 'enema' flushing out truth

(Newser) - Comedy Central funnyman Stephen Colbert snatched a prestigious Peabody media award at last night's ceremony hosted by CBS correspondent Lesley Stahl. She stepped in to replace Brian Williams, who opted to spend time with NBC colleagues after Tim Russert's death. Colbert displayed his usual deadpan style, comparing his staff to... More »

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