10 Questions for Tim Russert

For more than 16 years, he has cross-examined politicians and newsmakers as host of Meet the Press. In this election, his studio is still the premier hot seat in politics. Tim Russert will now take your questions

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Tim Russert

For more than 16 years, he has cross-examined politicians and newsmakers as host of Meet the Press. In this election, his studio is still the premier hot seat in politics. Tim Russert will now take your questions

Don't you just want to scream in interviews when politicians spin a direct question?John Holecek, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Yes. [Laughs.] But my fear is if I did that, then I would be seen as becoming part of the interview in a way that I don't want to be. Many times a politician will try to goad [you] into...

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