D.C. Talkers

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TelevisionWeek's annual report card on the performance of politicians and officials who populate the Sunday morning newsmaker shows that are must-see TV inside the Washington, D.C., Beltway and within politically attuned circles throughout the country.

They may seem faint lights at the distant end of long tunnels, but the end of the marathon 2008 presidential campaign and of the Bush administration’s eight years in power are in sight... Both local broadcasters and network news operations have been harnessing inexpensive Web technology to broaden their election coverage and reach out to younger online-only news consumers...