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John Oliver takes a giant Drumpf on Donald Trump in latest “Last Week Tonight” clip

In a much more funny, generally more mature and cerebral take than the approach taken by those who would accuse Donald Trump of peeing his pants, or of basically having a small penis, John Oliver, in his imitable fashion, finally tackled The Donald after purposely avoiding him on his HBO show, Last Week Tonight. In case you didn’t see Oliver’s takedown of the man he compares to a back mole — something you might ignore until it becomes so big, scary-looking and out of control that you must deal with it — last night because you were watching the Oscars, it’s worth […]

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No Donald Trump in tonight’s Fox News GOP debate, but you can still watch him this evening if that’s your thing

In case you missed it, frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination Donald Trump has pulled out of the latest GOP debate, airing tonight on Fox News Channel (FNC) live beginning at 9pm ET. Bret Baier, Megyn Kelly and Chris Wallace will moderate what will be the final Republican presidential primary debate before next week’s Iowa caucus. The debate, held at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, will also be presented live on FOX News Radio, FOX News Mobile and Megyn Kelly’s appearance at the debate seems to have spurred Trump’s refusal to participate, and this stems way back […]

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Where to watch President Obama’s final State of the Union address

President Barack Obama will deliver the final State of the Union address of his time in office on Tuesday, Jan. 12, at 9pm ET. The Republican response to the State of the Union address will be delivered by South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley. Here are some places to watch the 2016 State of the Union address, President Obama’s final address: ABC — ABC will offer live coverage of the State of the Union address beginning at 9pm ET. Al Jazeera America — Al Jazeera America’s State of the Union coverage will start at 6:30pm ET, with “Inside Story” anchored by Ray Suarez in […]

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When is the CNN Republican Debate?

CNN will air live coverage of the fifth Republican presidential debate, the final GOP presidential primary debate of 2015, from Las Vegas on Tuesday, Dec. 15, beginning at 6pm ET. Again, the evening’s debates will be divided into an early and primetime session. The four candidates appearing in the first debate at 6pm will be Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum, Lindsey Graham and George Pataki. Donald Trump will be center stage during the primetime debate, which begins at 8:30pm ET. He will be flanked by Ben Carson on his right, and Ted Cruz on his left. The six remaining participants in […]

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When is the CBS Democratic Debate?

CBS will feature live, multi-platform coverage of the Democratic Debate on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 9-11pm ET. The debate between candidates Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley will take place at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. This marks the first time this campaign season that a debate will air on a broadcast network. This is the second debate among the Democratic candidates for the 2016 presidential nomination. Joining Face the Nation anchor and principal moderator John Dickerson as panelists will be CBS News Congressional Correspondent Nancy Cordes; Kevin Cooney, anchor of KCCI, the CBS affiliate in Des Moines; and the Des […]

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When is the Fox Business GOP Debate?

Fox Business Network (FBN) will have live coverage of the Republican presidential primary debates from the Milwaukee Theatre in Milwaukee on Tuesday, Nov. 10. As has been done previously, the GOP debate will be divided in two, based on polling results. The 7pm ET debate will feature candidates who have not hit the threshold of 2.5% or higher based on an average of the four most recent national polls required to participate in the main debate. Debating at this time will be Chris Christie, Mike Huckabee, Bobby Jindal and Rick Santorum. This debate will be one hour. Participating in the […]

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When is the CNBC Republican debate?

The remaining Republican candidates for the 2016 presidential nomination will go at it again on Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the CNBC Republican debate. Subtitled “Your Money, Your Vote,” the two-part debate will focus on economic issues, including job growth, taxes, technology, retirement and the health of the national economy. The debate will be held at the Univeristy of Colorado – Boulder, and will be moderated by CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla, Becky Quick and John Harwood. The moderators will be joined during the debate by CNBC experts including Rick Santelli, Sharon Epperson and Jim Cramer, who will question the candidates on major […]

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When is the CNN Democratic Debate?

The CNN Democratic Debate, the first debate among the Democratic presidential candidates for the 2016 presidential nomination, will air Tuesday, Oct. 13, beginning at 8:30pm ET on CNN. The debate is taking place in Las Vegas, with Anderson Cooper serving as moderator. Cooper told Reliable Sources recently that he plans to ask “pointed questions” of each contender. “Going into the Republican debates,” Cooper said, “you pretty much knew there were a number of candidates who were willing to [attack each other]. Some lower-level candidates wanted to punch up and try to make a name for themselves. That’s not the case, so far […]


The Daily Show With Trevor Noah: Late night favorite gets a new voice

  When Comedy Central announced that Jon Stewart’s successor on The Daily Show would be Trevor Noah, much of America responded with, “Who?” Noah, a 31-year-old standup comedian from South Africa and Daily Show contributor since 2014, has an incisive wit and an uncanny ability to expose deep-seated hypocrisy. At a standup performance in late July, Noah riffed on being a black guy being pulled over by police (“I don’t know how not to die.”), being an African on a U.S.-bound airliner during the Ebola outbreak, and the “charming racism” he encountered in the South. It will be a vastly […]

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When is the CNN GOP debate?

The second debate among the candidates vying for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination will air Wednesday, Sept. 16, on CNN, beginning at 6pm ET from the Reagan Library in California. The CNN GOP debate will feature 10 candidates overall in the main, later debate, airing at 8pm, with the remaining five candidates appearing during an earlier debate at 6pm. The debate will be moderated by Jake Tapper (CNN’s chief Washington correspondent), Dana Bash (CNN’s chief political correspondent) and Hugh Hewitt (conservative radio host). CNN says it spent two months determining candidate eligibility for the debate based on averages of national […]