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Fox News Mourns Loss of Another Familiar Face

Alan Colmes is dead at 66

(Newser) - Fox News is mourning its second loss in one week: Alan Colmes has died at age 66, the network announced Thursday, per Mediaite . Colmes was generally known as the "liberal" on the network (as this headline at the Washington Examiner notes), once paired as a counterpoint to Sean Hannity... More »

Hannity Replaces Colmes With Rotating Roster

Sharpton sits in for premiere of new show

(Newser) - Sean Hannity’s coming back, and just because Alan Colmes isn’t around anymore doesn’t mean he can’t find a token liberal. In his new format, Hannity will have a panel of rotating members, reports Broadcasting & Cable. On Monday, Rep. Michele Bachmann will sit on the right,... More »

Politicians We'll Miss in 2009

Cheney's delightful brand of unrepentant evil simply unequaled

(Newser) - The election is over, a political era is ending, and a number of this year's frequent headline-makers will step out of the spotlight in 2009. Politico gets misty-eyed about its favorites:
  • Dick Cheney: Who else would tell a senior senator to “go f*** himself”? Who else, when asked
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Colmes Ditches Hannity, Will Remain at Fox News

Liberal half of talk-show equation gets weekend gig

(Newser) - After 12 years as co-host of Hannity & Colmes, the liberal half of the Fox News standby, Alan Colmes, will leave the show at the end of the year. He's working on a weekend show for the network, which will keep him on as a commentator, Broadcasting & ... More »

Hannity, Olbermann: On Different Planets

(Newser) - Barack Obama has suggested voters are “seeing two different realities, a Sean Hannity reality and a Keith Olbermann reality”—and he’s right, Howard Kurtz writes in the Washington Post. "Adored by fans and derided by critics," Fox's Hannity is an unapologetic John McCain booster, while... More »

Rosie in Talks to Host MSNBC Show

Outspoken comedian could battle Larry King in prime-time slot

(Newser) - Rosie O'Donnell and MSNBC are close to inking a deal to give the outspoken comedian her own prime-time talk show, reports the New York Times. Just six months after she left "The View" in a cloud of controversy, the loquacious lefty could be battling CNN's "Larry King Live"... More »

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