John McLaughlin

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John McLaughlin of The McLaughlin Group Dies at 89

He hosted the long-running political show for nearly 35 years

(Newser) - Political talk show pioneer John McLaughlin died Tuesday morning at his home in Virginia at the age of 89, the New York Daily News reports. According to the Washington Post , he had been fighting prostate cancer. After stints as a Catholic priest and speechwriter for President Nixon, McLaughlin started The ... More »

McLaughlin Draws Ire for Calling Obama 'Oreo'

Venerable TV host in hot water

(Newser) - John McLaughlin is drawing heat for calling Barack Obama an “Oreo” on his show yesterday. The longtime TV host defined the derogatory term as “a black on the outside, a white on the inside,” and wondered aloud if Jesse Jackson was miffed because “an Oreo should... More »

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