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UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 16, 2013.
By United Press International
Escort says Menendez sex claims were lies

Escort says Menendez sex claims were lies

WASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- Allegations Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez had sex with prostitutes in the Dominican Republic were a lie, court papers indicate.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 16, 2012.
By United Press International

Tucker Carlson winning bid on Ayers dinner

CHICAGO, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- An Illinois group says conservative pundit Tucker Carlson will break bread with one-time leftist radical Bill Ayers at a fundraising dinner.
Fox News host: Vick should be 'executed'

Fox News host: Vick should be 'executed'

NEW YORK, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Fox News analyst Tucker Carlson says Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick deserved to be executed for torturing and killing dogs.

Conservatives launch Obama documentary

CHICAGO, July 22 (UPI) -- A conservative group says it has launched an ad campaign to promote an upcoming documentary about likely U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama.
Analysis: Pundits praise Obama speech

Analysis: Pundits praise Obama speech

WASHINGTON, March 28 (UPI) -- U.S. political pundits widely agreed last week that Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama's reputation as a gifted orator is merited, an analysis found.

Iggy Pop joins voice cast of 'Lil' Bush'

NEW YORK, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. rock icon Iggy Pop has joined the voice cast of the animated TV political satire "Lil' Bush: Resident of The United States" for the show's second season.

Mario Lopez favored to win 'Dancing'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Actor Mario Lopez from TV's "Saved by the Bell" is the odds-on favorite to win this season of the "Dancing with the Stars" competition.

'Dancing with the Stars' lineup revealed

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 14 (UPI) -- ABC Monday revealed an eclectic lineup for its upcoming season of "Dancing with the Stars," including pop stars, talk hosts and an football legend.

Cosby trades one show for another

NEW YORK, June 30 (UPI) -- Rita Cosby has lost her U.S. cable TV show "Rita Cosby: Live & Direct," but has gained an anchor job with MSNBC's new documentary series "MSNBC Investigates."

Tucker Carlson says bye-bye bow tie

NEW YORK, April 14 (UPI) -- MSNBC talk show host Tucker Carlson has shucked his trademark bow tie.

Greenpeace wages war against Carlson

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Greenpeace is calling for the firing of MSNBC host Tucker Carlson for saying he respected France for blowing up its ship, Rainbow Warrior.

MSNBC bumps Carlson for Cosby

NEW YORK, July 30 (UPI) -- MSNBC is bumping Tucker Carlson out of his prime time slot for a new show by former Fox News anchor Rita Cosby.

Tucker Carlson joins MSNBC

SECAUCUS, N.J., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Former CNN "Crossfire" commentator Tucker Carlson will get a prime time show on MSNBC, the cable channel announced Wednesday.
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Tucker Carlson
Tucker Carlson, Co-Host of CNN'c Crossfire and Host and Managing Editor of PBS's Tucker Carlson: Unfiltered, entertains those attending the St. Louis Regional Chamber and Growth Association's Annual Meeting at the Renaissance Grand Hotel in St. Louis on January 12, 2005. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson (born May 16, 1969) is an American political news correspondent and commentator for the Fox News Channel. He is co-founder and editor-in-chief of the The Daily Caller. He is a senior fellow of the Cato Institute and formerly co-hosted CNN's Crossfire and MSNBC's Tucker.

Tucker Carlson is the elder son of Richard Warner Carlson, a former Los Angeles news anchor and U.S. ambassador to the Seychelles who was president of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and director of Voice of America. His mother is Patricia Caroline Swanson (born 1945), former wife of Howard Feldman and an heiress to the Swanson food-conglomerate fortune. He has a brother, Buckley Swanson Peck Carlson. A great-uncle was Sen. J. William Fulbright.

He attended St. George's School, a boarding school in Newport, Rhode Island. After graduation, he majored in History at the private liberal arts Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. Carlson says of his time there: "After four years I had met a lot of interesting people, gone to a couple of classes and restored a motorcycle and that was it. And so I wasted my time at college."

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