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Olbermann Suspended For Contributions To Conway, Others

MSNBC host Keith Olbermann has been suspended indefinitely for making contributions to three Democratic political campaigns, including the U.S. Senate bid of Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway, who lost to Republican Rand Paul in Tuesday's election.Olbermann contributed $2,400 to each campaign.  The suspension was announced in a brief statement from MSNBC President Phil Griffin, reported by the cable networktoday.

Rick Howlett was midday host and the host of LPM's weekly talk show, "In Conversation." He was with LPM from 2001-2023 and held many different titles, including Morning Edition host, Assignment Editor and Interim News Director. He died in August 2023. Read a remembrance of Rick here.