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Election role of morning anchors shows change in television

Nov. 1, 2018 4:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — John Dickerson's election survival strategy involves a shower, some fresh air and maybe — if he's lucky — a short nap. The "CBS This Morning" host, along with his three co-hosts, will play a central role in the network's election night coverage on Tuesday. The broadcast will...

ABC tries for a head start over rivals on midterm coverage

Oct. 24, 2018 9:09 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News says that it is treating midterm election night coverage as if it were a presidential year, promising Wednesday to get a one-hour jump on its broadcast rivals by devoting the entire prime-time schedule on Nov. 6 to reporting results. The network said its "Your Voice, Your Vote"...