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Pelosi, Luke Russert Spar on 'Offensive' Age Question

Nobody asked Mitch McConnell same question, she notes

(Newser) - When Nancy Pelosi announced today that she's staying on as House minority leader, NBC's Luke Russert posed a question about her age (72) that sparked some fireworks at her press conference, notes the Huffington Post :
  • Russert: “Some of your colleagues privately say that your decision to stay
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MSNBC Hires Meghan McCain

She made her debut yesterday

(Newser) - There's an new broadcast commentator in town. Get ready for the Republican voice and face of Meghan McCain on ... MSNBC . "I'm very excited," said McCain, 28, in her broadcast staff debut yesterday as she weighed in on the GOP field. "I didn’t know it... More »

Luke Russert Riles Rangel

Congressman berates him when asked about losing job

(Newser) - Charlie Rangel may be facing some serious ethics charges , but he's not about to discuss the possibility of losing his job. Luke Russert of MSNBC (son of Tim) found that out today when he asked Rangel if were worried, notes Mediabistro . Rangel dismissed it as a "dumb question,"... More »

Tim Russert's Dad Dies

WWII veteran, preceded in death by son Tim Russert, dies of natural causes

(Newser) - Tim Russert’s father Timothy, subject of Tim’s book Big Russ and Me, Father and Son: Lessons in Life, died yesterday. Russert, 85, was also the grandfather of NBC News correspondent Luke Russert, Mediabistro reports. “While he was affectionately known to the world as ‘Big Russ,’... More »

Luke Russert a No-Show at NBC

He hasn't been on the air since March

(Newser) - Tim Russert's son, Luke, landed a sweet gig covering youth issues at NBC News after his dad died last summer. Just one problem: No one's seen him since March, the New York Post reports. "It's like, 'Well, that's what you get for nepotism,' " says one NBC insider.... More »

Tim Russert's Son to Cover Conventions for NBC

Luke, 22, will cover youth issues for the network

(Newser) - Tim Russert's son will take up a family tradition for NBC News, helping to cover the Democratic and Republican conventions. Luke, 22, who drew praise for delivering a moving eulogy at his father's funeral, will cover "youth issues" as a convention correspondent. The recent Boston College graduate said he... More »

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