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Television networks running into RNC resistance over Clinton content

This July 16, 2013 file photo shows former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton during the 51st Delta Sigma Theta National Convention in Washington. The Republican National Committee wants NBC and CNN to cancel upcoming programs on Hillary Rodham Clinton and is threatening to blackball the television networks from future Republican presidential debates if they fail to comply. NBC has announced a miniseries "Hillary" starring Diane Lane. It's expected to be released before the 2016 presidential election. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
This July 16, 2013 file photo shows former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton during the 51st Delta Sigma Theta National Convention in Washington. The Republican National Committee wants NBC and CNN to cancel upcoming programs on Hillary Rodham Clinton and is threatening to blackball the television networks from future Republican presidential debates if they fail to comply. NBC has announced a miniseries "Hillary" starring Diane Lane. It's expected to be released before the 2016 presidential election. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

Park Ridge's political product, Hillary Clinton, is running in to a little resistance on her possible documentary on CNN and miniseries on NBC. More from the Chicago Sun-Times Voices blog:  

WASHINGTON–Republican National Committee chair Reince Priebus threatened Monday to ban 2016 presidential debate partnerships with CNN and NBC if the networks produce shows on Hillary Rodham Clinton “ahead of her likely candidacy for president” because they will amount to free “political ads.”

NBC announced a Hillary Clinton miniseries is in the works; CNN is working on a documentary. The networks are rolling out the projects as speculation about whether the former Secretary of State will run in 2016 is soaring.

[Read more at the Chicago Sun-Time's Voices blog]

 

 

 

 

 

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