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ABC News scrambles to downplay Obama’s attendance at VP debate moderator’s wedding
Posted By admin On October 10, 2012 @ 7:22 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled
Daily Caller 
Oct 10, 2012
President Barack Obama was a guest at the 1991 wedding of ABC senior foreign correspondent and vice presidential debate moderator Martha Raddatz, The Daily Caller has learned. Obama and groom Julius Genachowski, whom Obama would later tap to head the Federal Communications Commission, were Harvard Law School classmates at the time and members of the Harvard Law Review.
After TheDC made preliminary inquiries Monday to confirm Obama’s attendance at the wedding, ABC leaked a pre-emptive statement to news outlets including Politico  and The Daily Beast  Tuesday, revealing what may have been internal network pressure felt just days before Raddatz was scheduled to moderate the one and only vice-presidential debate Thursday night.
Both Politico and The Daily Beast jumped to ABC and Raddatz’s defense. The Huffington Post , a liberal news outlet, joined them shortly thereafter, while calling “unusual” ABC’s attempt to kill the story before it gained wide circulation.
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URLs in this post:
 Daily Caller: http://dailycaller.com/2012/10/10/abc-news-scrambles-to-cover-up-barack-obamas-attendance-at-vp-debate-moderators-wedding/
 Politico: http://www.politico.com/blogs/media/2012/10/abc-daily-caller-attack-on-raddatz-absurd-137902.html
 The Daily Beast: http://andrewsullivan.thedailybeast.com/2012/10/the-decline-and-fall-of-tucker-carlson-ctd-2.html
 The Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/09/abc-news-daily-caller-martha-raddatz-bias-accusation_n_1951652.html
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