I interviewed Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) about rising concerns regarding an opioid addiction epidemic in his state and around the country. We also discussed the Trump budget, the ongoing investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, and more.
Maria Zakharova, a Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, stopped by Yahoo News to talk about fake news, the U.S. airstrikes in Syria, President Trump, Russian influence on the French election and the dangers faced by gay men in Chechnya.
I spoke with Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D., about rising concerns among Democrats and GOP alike over campaign advisors to Donald Trump having repeated contact with Russian intelligence officials during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Senator Tim Kaine told me about the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election as well as the revelations from Rep. Devon Nunes about alleged communications collection of President Trump prior to the inauguration.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice stopped by Yahoo News to talk about the current state of politics, her legacy in Washington and her new book, “Democracy: Stories From the Long Road to Freedom.”
Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric talks to Politico’s Chief White House correspondent and Playbook author Mike Allen about the 2016 election and his surprising decision to leave the publication to start his own online venture with Politico CEO Jim VandeHei.
I was joined by sports and politics commentator Keith Olbermann. We discussed the announcement by Fox News to part ways with Bill O’Reilly, the embattled host of the network’s hit program, “The O’Reilly Factor.”
After more than 40 years working in America’s top newsrooms, Marty Baron is one of the most respected names in news. As editor of the Washington Post since 2012, he has led his staff to Pulitzers and helped them weather the changes that came when a tech billionaire bought the paper. Marty talks with us about the state of journalism, fake news, and how technology has changed his job. We’re also joined by Jessica Lessin, the founder and editor-in-chief of The Information, an innovative news site covering Silicon Valley.
I went to Washington to speak with Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the leading House Democrat on the committee investigating possible links between the Trump campaign and Russian government. We discussed President Trump, Susan Rice, Jared Kushner, North Korea, and the Russian investigation.
I talked to Craigslist founder Craig Newmark about his new effort to fight fake news stories. He’s donating $1 million through his foundation to the Poynter Institute to fund a program in journalistic ethics. He said he’s been in touch with Facebook about the proliferation of fake news and told Couric his goal is to “stand up for the good stuff.”
During live coverage of the presidential primaries on March 15th, former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour talks to Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric about the 2016 presidential election, the state of the Republican party and Donald Trump.
With Election Day only one day away, I talked to Zerlina Maxwell, director of progressive media at Hillary for America, about the state of the race. Tom Bevan, co-founder and publisher of RealClearPolitics, and Yahoo News Political Consultant Brian Goldsmith joined me to explain the electoral map and the votes needed for a presidential victory. Dan Klaidman, Yahoo News Deputy Editor, discussed Hillary Clinton campaign’s response to the FBI’s decision not to bring criminal charges over new emails related to Clinton’s use of a private email server.
I spoke with New York Times columnist Frank Bruni about the state of the 2016 election, the campaign strategies of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and what this all means for America.