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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 7, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, May 7, 2012.
By United Press International

Romney calls Perry 'desperate'

NEW YORK, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Republican U.S. presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's campaign says a video by rival Rick Perry calling him a flip-flopper shows his desperation.
Gregory named host of 'Meet the Press'

Gregory named host of 'Meet the Press'

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- NBC News announced Sunday that David Gregory has been made the host of the network's "Meet the Press" program.
'Meet the Press' future to be decided soon

'Meet the Press' future to be decided soon

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The president of NBC News said a decision on who will replace the late Tim Russert as "Meet the Press" moderator should be made in November or early December.

Brokaw named interim 'Press' moderator

WASHINGTON, June 22 (UPI) -- News anchor Tom Brokaw will serve as interim moderator of the U.S. TV program "Meet the Press" for the next few months, NBC News President Steve Capus says.
Williams to moderate next 'Meet the Press'

Williams to moderate next 'Meet the Press'

WASHINGTON, June 19 (UPI) -- NBC anchorman Brian Williams is to take over the late Tim Russert's moderator position for the next edition of the U.S. political talk show "Meet the Press."

Services held for newsman Russert

WASHINGTON, June 18 (UPI) -- Services were held Wednesday for Tim Russert, the blue-collar boy from Buffalo who grew up to become one of the United States' pre-eminent TV journalists.
Bushes attend Russert wake

Bushes attend Russert wake

WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush and his wife Laura attended a wake in Washington Tuesday for Tim Russert, moderator of NBC "Meet the Press" who died Friday.

Shriver: Russert was like 'a father'

WASHINGTON, June 15 (UPI) -- The late "Meet the Press" host Tim Russert was "a father" to many journalists during his time on the U.S. TV news series, journalist Maria Shriver said Sunday.

NBC eyeing staff for Russert successor

WASHINGTON, June 14 (UPI) -- NBC is looking inward for a successor to Tim Russert, the late host of the U.S. current events TV program "Meet the Press," talent representatives say.
Newsman Tim Russert dead at 58

Newsman Tim Russert dead at 58

WASHINGTON, June 13 (UPI) -- NBC has confirmed Tim Russert, moderator of TV's "Meet the Press," died Friday in Washington of a coronary embolism at the age of 58.
Sharpton: Russert was tough, fair

Sharpton: Russert was tough, fair

WASHINGTON, June 13 (UPI) -- U.S. activist the Rev. Al Sharpton remembered late newsman Tim Russert Friday as one of the "best and fairest" journalists in TV history.
New Clinton ad questions Obama lock

New Clinton ad questions Obama lock

WASHINGTON, May 16 (UPI) -- Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is airing ads in Kentucky and Oregon, with one ad challenging the notion that she is all but out of the race.

Obama and Clinton trade barbs on economy

SOUTH BEND, Ind., May 5 (UPI) -- Sens. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., and Barack Obama, D-Ill., traded economic barbs on the campaign trail before the Indiana and North Carolina primaries.

TV political hosts pivotal in election

WASHINGTON, May 3 (UPI) -- The hosts of the top U.S. political TV shows are having a major impact in the ongoing primaries and some allegedly misuse that influence, experts say.

Pennsylvania primary gains importance

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 5 (UPI) -- The Pennsylvania presidential primary is now the focus for Democratic contenders Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, observers say.

Clinton on 'Saturday Night Live'

NEW YORK, March 2 (UPI) -- U.S. presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton made a surprise appearance on "Saturday Night Live."

Obama, Clinton to debate in Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Campaign officials for Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama said he has accepted an invitation from NBC News to debate Hillary Clinton in Cleveland.
Clinton challenges Obama to four debates

Clinton challenges Obama to four debates

HOUSTON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., challenged rival Democratic candidate Barack Obama to four one-on-one debates ahead of the primaries in Texas and Ohio.
Social issues top Democratic platforms

Social issues top Democratic platforms

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Gender and race emerged as top-tier issues in the Democratic presidential race as the field tightened following the contests in Iowa and New Hampshire.

Carville to be guest on new Imus show

NEW YORK, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. Democratic strategist James Carville says he will be a guest on the first airing of Don Imus' new radio show, USA Today reported Thursday.

Obama hasn't spoken with indicted backer

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., said Sunday he has not spoken with Antoin Rezko since the developer and campaign backer was indicted on federal fraud charges.

Democrats spar in Philadelphia debate

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Democratic presidential candidates discussed Iran, illegal immigrants and other issues in Philadelphia putting Sen. Hilary Clinton, D-N.Y., on the defensive.

Hillary: No more votes for Iraq funding

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said Sunday in the future she will vote against funding for the Iraq war.
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