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Colbert, Maddow are coveted slots for presidential wanna-bes

Jan. 16, 2019 6:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kirsten Gillibrand is hitting the television daily double this week. The New York senator announced her presidential candidacy on Stephen Colbert's "Late Show," following it up with an MSNBC interview Wednesday with Rachel Maddow. Her itinerary reflects the importance of those two media...

Bloomberg says he'd self-fund possible 2020 White House bid

Jan. 11, 2019 1:39 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says that if he runs for president, he'll pay for it himself, defending candidates who use personal riches to bankroll campaigns. Bloomberg's comments to reporters in Texas on Friday follow a jab from another top 2020 contender. Massachusetts...

Bad headlines for Trump also means ratings slump for Hannity

Dec. 26, 2018 12:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The drumbeat of bad news for President Donald Trump hasn't been good for his most prominent backer in the media. While Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity will end 2018 as cable news' most popular personality for the second year in a row, he's been slumping in the ratings since the midterm...