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library for 28 years. and that's it for today. have a great week and we'll see you next "fox news sunday." at the buzz beater in new york hillary clinton gives assembled journalist what they want a big speech they can analyze, attack or defend. is the liberal agenda she laid out here done in great detail and when will she sit down for an actual interview? the media pounce on jeb bush hiring a new campaign manager as evidence of a shake-up as he prepares to launch his candidacy. will he get a fair shake from the press? marco rubio rips "the new york times" for challenging his traffic tickets and personal finances. are these stories over the top? plus why is cable news showing the video of that hot headed pool party cop over and
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over again. i'm howard kurtz. this is a special edition of "mediabuzz." after joining the press pack i had a chance to talk to hillary's campaign manager. denying the former first lady would coast in the nomination and she would have to fight for iowa and new hampshire. let's not bury the lead. i asked when hillary clinton would start doing interviews and he said right away. there was a huge press turnout. 550 requests for press credentials. >> democracy can't be just for billionaires and corporations. i may not be the youngest
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candidate in this race but i will be the youngest woman president in the history of the united states. >> i think this is a confidence speech from hillary clinton and reflects the confidence of the campaign. >> for days the aides have been downplaying how much policy to expect in this speech. i now suspect that was before hillary clinton got ahold of the draft because we all know in our hearts she actually is a policy wonk. >> when you listen to the speech sounded like she would run on obama's third term. nothing she said to separate herself from the incumbent democratic president. >> joining us in new york rich lowery. dan, deputy editor of yahoo! news and julie is a fox news contributor. this morning's "the new york times" and "the washington post" promising a who are hopeful
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america. does the coverage reflect what a liberal policy speech this was? >> the sympathetic coverage. the more hostile she got is of e-mail scandals and foundation which stinks and reporters have been skeptical of it because you have to be an idiot to believe the clinton narrative about it. >> economy in the coverage. julie, this was sort of a laundry list speech as i watched her check off all of the boxes of the progressive agenda. if a republican had given a speech as conserveative as this was liberal, coverage would have focused on that. instead of the coverage is she said a bunch of liberal things. >> this is a poll tested speech. this checks off every laundry list and not just for democratic primary vote but things they feel comfortable talking about in the general election.
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>> is that why she did a shout out to women and gay people and then there was climate change. >> all of us know you don't just wake up and give a speech. you want a speech that has been tested that resonates with your base and independent voters. that's what this was. >> maybe i was in the sun too long. when she got down to the level of pre-k and paid sick leave, it was like they decided everything had to be met. >> for one thing hillary has been criticized for being out there and doing all of these small conversations in iowa into groups and not talking a lot -- she's on a listening tour not talking about policy. i think there was an expectation that she would finally get out there and talk about some ideas. not in great detail. that's supposed to come later. if she had not gone out and talk specifics, i think she would have got a lot of criticism for not talking about policy.
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>> should the press push back and point out that all of the things that are terrible about this unequal economy, this guy you work for president obama has been running the country for the last seven years. >> you never heard that in mainstream press and you won't get much pushback on things like the pay disparity between men and women as grossly exaggerated. none of that will get a pushback. she's a bizarre example of a liberal politician that has an extremely fraught and somewhat hostile relationship with the press. >> unusual for a democrat? >> unusual for democrat. goes back to scandal wars of the 1990s and her experience in the 2008 campaign where the press had a slobbering love affair with barack obama and was so hostile toward her that at times even i felt a little sorry for her in 2008 and she is scarred by that. >> interesting. should the media point out that
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this woman served as secretary of state for four years and just a couple minutes on foreign policy. i was in the situation room when we got bin laden but not really grappleing with challenges we face around the world. >> she's not getting the treatment that barack obama got in 2008. she shouldn't expect it. she's never going to get it. the press has done a fairly equitable job of pointing out her shortcomings and lack of foreign policy is one of them. she claims to expand on that down the road. we'll see on that. she needs to come up for a reason why she's running. it can't be i'll check off the box for every liberal cause out there. >> this is where the press was taken for a ride. there was a calculated leak before the speech here. clinton embraces her mother's emotional tale and details about how she was sent away by her parents when she was 8 years old and it was supposed to be an
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emotional personal speech. a few passages about her mother and father but by in large it was a policy speech. >> it was a policy speech cloaked in this human story. this was how hillary clinton decided she wanted to frame this idea of her as a fighter. that her mother was someone who overcame these very difficult odds. i think the press has always wanted her to speak more about that personal side and she never wanted to. from respective of reporters, this is news. she's doing something she has not done before. so i think -- >> based on leaks, i was expecting not just more about her parents but more personal -- >> her personal story is not quite as interesting. there's more drama in her mother's story. >> interesting how the clinton campaign played that. that notion was out there very strongly at the beginning. sounded like a speech all about her mother. you got the coverage of her
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mother prior to the speech and even though these were just a few passages the press picked up on it. >> in "the washington post" on friday a big, favorable profile but the headline was channeling tom petty. she won't back down. can you imagine another very aggressive politician, i don't know ted cruz getting that kind of headline. >> no. never in a million years. that's just because a lot of reporters are primed to believe her narrative about the country and be sympathetic to it in a way they are with ted cruz. >> may be semitic to her narrative but not to her as a human being. part of that is her own fault for not engageing reporters enough and part of that is making her a target for 20 to 30 years. the press as we talked about in 2008 and even before has made her into a caricature to some extent. from her perspective, i see why she's putting this out there. i'll go around the press.
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won't back down. go straight to the voters. she's putting the press on notice in this as the voters. >> as she's done small groups in iowa and new hampshire and listening tour she's not engaged the press much. i think it's more about a candidate engaging the public through the press. these utterly newsless scripted events left a vacuum for all of the aggressive stories in "the new york times" and else about the high speaking fees and maybe has that changed now that she'll talk about liberal programs? >> she needs to have a few interviews. she needs to meet the press in the truest sense of the word. not people just friendly to her but those that will ask her challenging questions. if she doesn't, there will be a vacuum. more importantly, this is not how you run for president. you have to speak to the press.
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>> i think there are people inside the campaign who i have spoken to that think this is what they need to do. she needs to make news. she needs to start making news on a regular basis. that crowds out some of these other kinds of stories that are negative and i imagine there's some tension there that she's cautious and worried about reaction to the policy pronouncements she might make so there's a bit of back and forth between her and advisers. we'll begin to see that. i think you'll start seeing the policy announcements in these speeches that she's going to give and that might help. >> i wrote about this extensively in the clinton white house engulfed by this or that scandal. the president's aides would announce school uniforms or things that provided us a small program but would generate headlines to compete with if not drive off endless scandal stories of that era. >> that worked. if you go back to the disparity and treatment between
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republicans and democrats, if a republican like jeb bush that had these scandals out there in the coverage and was refusing to talk to the press at all, you would have reporter bodily throwing themselves in front of the campaign bus to stop them and she's gotten away with it. >> one of the under covered things is that jeb bush has taken questions at every event. >> look at what we've been doing. we're talking about process for the last five or ten minutes as have reporters for the last few months. what's going on is she feels and her people feel they are going directly to voters. all of us in our media bubble are talking about process. we love our media bubble. we love living in new york. but real voters don't care
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whether she's talking to any of us. >> we try on this show to pierce the media bubble. fascinating is that on friday president obama suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of his own democratic party on the pacific trade deal and it has got dutiful coverage. i think right now the media doesn't care that much about trade because we've moved on from obama and focused on 2016. not to say not an important story but it has to compete with the other stuff and the noise machine. don't forget to send me a message on twitter. we'll read some of your tweets a bit later. when we come back will hillary clinton keep creating problems for his wife's campaign. as "the new york times" digs into marco rubio's finances and finds he bought a boat. is the paper trying to sink the florida senator? lo
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bill clinton gave another interview that could boomerang on the campaign. >> you say -- >> i don't think hillary would know either. she was pretty busy those years. i never saw her study a list of my contributors. i had no idea who was doing business before the state department. >> never saw her study a list of contributors. bill clinton didn't speak as there was concern about overshadowing his wife but it seems like when he gives interview about the foundation or e-mail he generates controversy. >> he's the most popular politician in the country and
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beloved in the democratic base and those independents that clinton campaign wants to bring over to their side. there's no but. he's an asset to her if he can keep himself disciplined. that's not a but but if. he backfired in 2008 in places like south carolina. if they can keep the big dog under control, he's a huge asset. if not -- >> muzzle the big dog. >> not muzzle just discipline. >> with all of the questions strolling around the foundation bill clinton is annoyed at challenging the foundation's good works when he said i got to pay our bills. >> it's a double edged sword. he's the most talented political communicator of this generation. he sounds whiney and off key on this stuff. if there is any way to have him do interviews and not talk about this they should do that. obviously that's impossible.
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>> that's striking because he's so good at dealing with the press and giving speeches and maybe it comes with being out of office for all those years. >> keep him at a podium or platform and not do these uniforms. maybe that's a solution. >> i won't endorse that. i like the idea of people being interviewed. jake tapper who has taken over cnn's "state of the union" asked a question that you have a former president that could be an enormous asset as we said but strategy is mostly keep him away from the media. >> for now. >> for 2015 as hillary clinton kicks off her campaign as you were alluding to before last thing they would want is for her to be overshadowed by bill clinton. she knows how valuable he is. in some ways he may be as valuable as a operator and analyst on the inside as opposed to someone out there.
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he'll be out there rallying the base. >> we'll talk later in this program about this "the new york times" piece on marco rubio's personal finances. you wrote a column on it. your take on the phone? >> extremely hostile. the idea that it's a scandal that marco rubio has four speeding tickets in 17 years especially for someone living in miami, should get a aaa award for that and then a luxury sea boat and you expect to see something out of a james bond movie that the villain is using to escape and it turns out to be this unassuming fishing boat. this is the kind of coverage that any republican actually should welcome from "the new york times" because you can go out there and say, look i'm a victim and fund raise off of it and that's what rubio has done. >> it was a fishing boat that cost $80,000. not everyone can afford that. good to see you here. ahead on "mediabuzz" from new york rubio now targeting "the new york times" to boost his fund-raising and why it's working.
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up next with jeb bush kicking off his campaign tomorrow we talked to "new york" magazine reporter that profiled him and surprised by what she found.
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jeb bush officially jumps into the race tomorrow is he more ruthless than he looks and more conservative and likes to spar with reporters? this is according to jennifer senior. we sat down with her here in new york. welcome. >> thank you. thanks for having me. >> you agree with jeb bush on exactly nothing. but you are impressed with him. >> well he's very endearing. well he works hard. i appreciate that he has a work ethic. he's got a command of policy. absolutely. >> you come out to say i'm a
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liberal democrat. is that the effective way you report on a jeb bush? >> coming clean about what your bias is? i always think it's a good idea.arm in explaining what mine was. >> you have talked to some jeb watchers who say he likes to think out loud in front of reporters. do you think that can continue? >> if it's all he does -- think about mccain. mccain had that going on. because it was -- >> i sat on that bus for hours and hours and hours. he made mistakes. >> he made them so frequently that he cycled through them like news cycle was over. >> journalists cut him breaks because we had so much access and everything wasn't pent up to one news conference. >> if you're going to be that free styling guy, you have to do it all the time and not partially. unfortunately, yeah, i think he's either got to run with it or -- i hope he doesn't. it's really annoying when people
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hit response 47 and pop out it goes. >> i've seen that a few times. in reporting this profile, how much access did you have to jeb? >> people around him are very willing to speak. he's not talking to mainstream press. it doesn't go particularly well even when he talks to fox as we've seen. >> he did make that one mistake about iraq but he takes questions from reporters. >> he's not letting anybody in the car with him or doing big profiles right now. >> i want him to be in the car? >> everybody wants to be in the car. that's what the deal is. he takes questions from everybody. that's to be commended. >> how much has that whole question of access changed since you started covering politics? do you feel like it's harder and harder to get near these candidates and see what they're like? >> astonishing that we have to sit with ice picks to get near anybody. in part it's because they can do their own press that have a
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million other ways to get their message out and they don't need us. i understand that. >> they do need us to some degree. in this age of twitter and snark and every misstep gets posted online in 12 seconds, do you blame candidates for limiting their engagement with the media? >> if they did their homework they would find out who was reliable and who is not. it's problematic. they field i don't know how many requests a day to speak to them. some of us have been doing this for a long time and others for ten minutes. i think if -- i still think there's a way to do this and determine who might actually give them a share shake and who writes real profiles and looks at this as sport and interested in substance. i don't believe that's gone away. there's a lot of static. >> without getting into the horse race does it surprise you the number of media outlets after a couple bush missteps and then a campaign shake-up with
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him bringing in a new campaign manager started writing pieces saying the campaign was in trouble before it began and before he announced. >> this is old. look sorry they are fallible. worse. implausible. and then somewhere along the way everybody sort of gets the kind of middle perspective they deserve. >> we hyped him up and then -- >> then we all threw a lot of darts. not we. i didn't. i was never interested in that. i always wanted to know who he was. this is what was amazing to me. he ran the third most popular state in the country, right? he comes from this storied political family. no one outside of florida has a clue who this man is. that was my only -- >> that's a challenge. >> throwing no darts today. thanks very much for joining us. >> thank you for having me. >> throw nothing darts.
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ahead of a local naacp chapter walks out on interviewer because she's not african-american as she claimed. first, are marco rubio's financial up and downs fair game for the press?
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"the new york times" seems to take aim at marco rubio. a bizarre story that the senator racked up four traffic tickets and how he manages his money, student debt and investment home sold as a loss and it splurges as $80,000 and a luxury speed boat and rubio spokesman calls a family fishing boat. they say the "times" piece was absurd and even jon stewart is mocking "the new york times." >> it wasn't long until the
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rubios were splurging on oversized windows. oversized windows? what's the matter senator? the normal amount of light isn't good enough for you? how is this front-page news? >> how is this front-page news? are the reports fair? joining us amy holmes. and in austin marjorie clifton, democratic strategist and commentator. amy, first parking ticket story and then "the new york times" reporting on rubio's debts. a lot of student debt. he had to cash in a retirement account. stuff like that. all fair game for presidential candidate? >> i think they're fair but is it relevant and most readers said no. i would tell marco rubio -- >> how would you know what most leaders say? >> a lot of political commentators. thank you for the correction. marco rubio should put this reporter on the payroll. it made him so sympathetic and
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also rallied a lot of support for marco rubio against "the new york times" and any future reporting they may have to do on marco rubio. they really undercut themselves. undercut their credibility. particularly with the luxury speed boat that any person could look at and see was a fishing boat. >> marjorie i think the personal finances of anyone running for president is open to media scrutiny. a lot of this stuff appeared elsewhere. there are some new details. was this an important story? did it warrant the kind of coverage that "times" gave it? >> right now they are looking for anything with all candidates to parade out. they went after hillary clinton not too long ago on her finances. they'll probably do the same with most candidates. i do agree that it has gotten extraordinary amount of hype and done him a lot of favors. i love jon stewart's take on the parking tickets. it's made him all the more likable frankly.
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the question of is it important? you know i think what they're focusing more on is transition on positions of immigration reform. i thought it will be about personal finances and legislative record. is this deal breaking? absolutely not. >> what's striking here is that so much coverage has been about rich people on the campaign and jeb bush's finances. now you have a guy trying to support four kids. has made some mistakes. is a little bit stretched. i think it okay this is probably like 75% of americans. >> exactly. you mean marco rubio got caught up in the housing bubble that crashed the united states economy and so many americans are still trying to get out from under? i don't think it's comparable to hillary clinton's finances. what you're talking about there is foundation raising millions and millions of dollars from foreign governments and influencing policy. for marco rubio to go after him for his luxury house with man cured shrubs and handsome
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driveway -- >> and oversized windows. >> is going after him personally. i know "the new york times" is trying to connect that with some sort of potential corruption when it comes to marco rubio as a politician using campaign finances for personal gain they missed that point by a mile with these other stories. >> the rubio campaign sends out a fund-raising letter attacking "times" and raises $100,000 initially. is that a classic way for the campaign to turn the tables on the media? >> absolutely. that was actually a wonderful strategy. i think on marco rubio the point with him is he's a young candidate. he doesn't have that bong track record of a clinton or bush. the question becomes is that something that wins the public over and do they see him as a strong enough experienced enough candidate. i think that's going to be the issue for him. >> let me turn to jeb bush. "the new york times" this morning has front-page headline shaky start compels bush to
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redefine his tones. replaced his campaign manager and hired danny diaz and shuffled top aides and press portrays this as a campaign in trouble not firing on all cylinders. does that seem like hype? he gets in the race tomorrow. >> as jeb bush said this is way too early. 16 months until election day. again, this is "the new york times" hyping negative when it comes to a republican candidate putting it on the front page. marco rubio story was on the front page. we remember it happened to al gore when he moved his campaign down to tennessee. john kerry had to shake up his campaign in 2006. >> ronald reagan fired his campaign manager on the day of the 1980 new hampshire primary. >> i think this is a way to try to attack jeb bush who one of his things is being a governor and executive. >> jeb bush insider told me what happened here is because he's a bush and was expected to raise a
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lot of money, the media inflated expectations saying jeb bush would be a dominant front runner and blow everyone out of the water and when that didn't happen, the same media criticized the campaign for not meeting expectations set by the press. your thoughts? >> i think the point is the environment is completely different from jeb bush as it with a for his brother when he ran. in '99, george w. had 114 house republicans supporting and publicly his campaign. jeb bush has no public support from any house republican. >> understood. he doesn't have that but do you find stories about how the campaign is in trouble. i'm told the campaign will raise $100,000 -- >> 100 million. >> excuse me. thank you. next month. do you find these stories overdone? it's early. >> i think there are some interesting points to be made. one of the things they say as a
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criticism of jeb bush is him being a moderate that somehow that's a bad thing and his position on immigration reform and education reform are also negative for him in terms of the party. i think more of the story right now is the fact that the environment is fundamentally different than it's ever been. the number of candidates and the fact that he's trying to go with that moderate long game. the fact that he did hire a new campaign manager is indicative but it hasn't quite gone as planned. >> that's fair. the press doesn't like long games. we live in a 24-hour cycle. >> ahead on this special edition of "mediabuzz," cnn's chris cuomo gets dissed by his brother, the governor. television has played this texas video of an out of control cop again and again. why isn't this a purely local story? it's so shiny. i know, mommy, but it's time to let the new kitchen get some sleep. if you want beautiful results,
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you have probably seen this footage hundreds of times. a cop drawing his gun and roughing up an-american girl in a bathing suit with the officer later resigning. what makes this a national story? it's brutal to watch what he does to that girl. it's hard to watch. should this be the latest cable news obsession? >> it's a national story because it's a national phenomenon and has been for cable news for the past year and a half. you had the eric garner
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chokehold that killed that man. >> pool party? >> you are seeing brutality from white police officer on african-american and as kathleen parker conservative columnist wrote, had that been a white girl would she have been treated similarly? i don't know the answer but you want to get to the answer of that. >> in the age of cell phone video, there's always somebody whipping out the phone and capturing this. are we going to cover every local scuffle and every pool involves a police officer and often young kids? >> well i think it's interesting in the civil rights movement it was television that sort of turned the tide in terms of policies that then supported the african-american communities. i think there is a public outcry right now. there's populations that are incensed and people frustrated that it doesn't seem to be
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changing. it's a trend. only 30% of the black population trusts the police force. 70% of the white population. that's a problem. indicative of a larger conversation. larger issue we're having in our country. invitation to say policy makers police force, we need to do something. that's what this is about. i anticipate it will continue until something is done? >> i am in no way minimizeing problems friction excessive force between police departments around the country and often minorities. when you describe this right now, you kind of framed it in racial terms because the police officer is white. he's apologized through his lawyer and stepped down from the force. the girl was african-american. wasn't only african-american kids there. no doubt this is a racial story? >> no question it's being framed as a racial story but an african-american witness said he
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didn't think it was about race. i would add that chicago black on black gun crime a lot of people believe that ought to be a national story and not local because it's epidemic that needs attention and policy prescriptions and leadership so you can look at the flip side and say that's not necessarily racial in terms of racial friction but you see a problem in black inner city when it comes to gun crime. >> let me move to a growing storm over a woman head of naacp chapter in washington. she was interviewed by kxly. a television station out there. let's take a look. >> i was wondering if your dad really is an african-american man? >> that's a very -- i don't know what you're implying. >> are you african-american? >> i don't understand the question of -- i did tell you that's my dad.
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he was unable to come in january. >> she then walks off from the interview. the backdrop here is that her white parents telling "the washington post" and cnn among others that this woman has been impersonating an african-american and she's white. we saw a picture when she was a white girl. is that a national story? >> it's an interesting story. it's certainly fascinating. if i were the reporter on that story i'm sure i wouldn't believe it as you peel back layers like an onion you may feel like you're writing for the onion because of the bizarre, crazy far-fetched things she said about herself. clearly she couldn't answer that question in a forthright way. >> i know this is a larger debate. it comes down to wasn't she lying? sort of odd speckstacle of parents giving an interview. it's fair game for journalists.
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>> what appears to be the duplicity and fraudulent on her part not just in personal life. if she wants to lay in tanning beds and wear wigs, it's odd and strange but telling stories in terms of her public life being a public persona and public civic rights activist that she has ethnicities she doesn't appear to. >> she will spoke to the media tomorrow. amy holmes thank you very much. we lost our feed with marjorie. we appreciate it this sunday. after the break, sean hannity takes on lindsey graham for daring to suggest that he's polarizing and cuomo brothers mixing it up on cnn's morning show. our video verdict is next.
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maximum security prison in upstate new york and governor andrew cuomo was the guest on cnn's "new day" and chris cuomo wisely let his colleague acam rotteda handle the interview but as jon stewart noted that didn't get him out of the line of fire. >> you clearly don't know older brothers. >> by the way, we're working on a long-term journalism piece where we're looking for a reporter to go into a prison and maybe stay there for about a year or so and then do an expose. >> i knew it. >> on prison life if you have any suggestions, just any suggestions. >> i do have a suggestion. >> we're open to it. >> i just wanted to for a second take a look at that face. that is a face that stopped being amused by the [ bleep ]
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around age 6. >> chris cuomo was smart to keep his mouth shut and not debate the governor of new york. he's had some practice since his dad was also a governor and no point taking on a politician a member of your own family but, hey, his expressions said it all. lindsey graham the newly declared presidential candidate was talking to nbc's chuck todd about media polarization and offered this anecdote about how the founding fathers would have fared in the cable era. >> pep franklin comes outside and i got rachel maddow and sean hannity jumping all over. >> that didn't sit too well with sean hannity. >> i love when you go on with liberal commentators and chuck todd and take shots at me that's great. >> oh, you can handle it. >> i can handle it you're right. >> i don't mind at all and i'm not taking it personally. i have a conservative solution caucus. i support tax cuts. i support the penny plan. i support energy independence. i support border security. i support a strong national defense. i have all of these things
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written down on my website, and they have been there for well over a year. aren't they solutions? i'm -- isn't that saying yes? >> oh, absolutely. absolutely you have solutions, but so does rachel maddow, and the problem is that we can't blend these solutions. if i had to pick between your list and hers i would pick yours. >> that's a big concession. >> doesn't he seem a tad defensive about the senator's jab but he had a great point saying great leaders over the years have been polarizing. graham's point as a politician is polarization is easy for pundits but elected officials have to find ways to get things passed. still to come your top tweets, a horrible mistake in a person sanders interview. a new title for rupert murdoch and a reporter who just couldn't thank president obama enough.
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. in our press picks this
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media fail npr host is a terrific interviewer who made a colossal mistake and asked bernie sanders about having dual israeli citizenship which is an utterly untrue rumor which is worse and took it from a comment on facebook. what kind of research is that in the senator corrected her and reason has apologized. rupert murdoch, the founder of this network's parent company 0th century fox is relinquishing the title of ceo and handing that title to his son james and another son lockland will also play a big role. that's a very big deal because this controversial billionaire is the face of the global corporation. he started with a single australian newspaper and brought huge changes to the media landscape, conquering the world of british newspapers revolutionizing tv sports here in the states and launching the fourth american broadcast network and, of course building a hugely successful and profitable cable news network and its properties have backed plenty of politicians from margaret that mucher to ed koch. when something goes wrong like the phone hacking scandal at the
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now defunct "news of the world" he gets the blame. this will be the first time that a non-family member will be part of the miest executive level and the market has barely reacted. with the 83-year-old murdoch taking on the title of executive chairman an planning on working regularly the media consensus is that he'll remain the driving force behind the company for some time to come. time for your top tweets. will hillary clinton's liberal speech yesterday change her media narrative? nathaniel calfi, hillary clinton was already a liberal radical. how could spelling it out change her media narrative? breaking news, a democrat doesn't have a conservative platform. mld, that is correct, she is going to win and that is that, howie. i'll take the next year off. it's hillary's tragic deficiency and charisma in ought tisity that accounts for her media phobia. that's unlikely to change. media phone yeah, i like that word. when the folks sent an
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"extra" correspondent to interview the president he got a bunch of softball questions and also got practically a paid political endorsement of obamacare. >> you pretty much saved my finances and my life. >> you're a pretty good example of someone that could be caught with debilitating bills or not getting the care you need. >> this has nothing to let me do with politics but i want to led the you know it made a difference in my life. >> i appreciate that. >> i get that "extra" is an entertainment show and he battled cancer but come on. don't show up in a report's role and gush over the guy like that. two thumbs down. that's it for this new york edition of "media buzz." i'm howard kurtz. appreciate you joining us this sunday. we hope you'll like our facebook page. we post a lot of original content there. you can be part of your buzz, i read all the e-mails. mediabuzz
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we're back home in washington next sunday as you know at 11:00 and 5:00 eastern. we'll see you then with the latest buzz. fox urgent the sun is setting on another day of one of the highest profile prisoner hunts in upstate new york new hampshire, several states on alert for days now as a growing police and federal agent force is now searching for two vicious killers. and word they may have gotten very far south, even possibly as far south as the border mexico. new york governor andrew cuomo saying in a situation like this investigators must leave, well no stone unturned. >> you follow up every tip, every lead. you are as conscientious as you can be on every lead because you never know which one is going to