Obama Campaign Volunteer and Donor to Anchor CBS Evening News

“CBS News contributor Jane Pauley will fill in for Scott Pelley on tonight’s CBS Evening News,” TV Newser reported Wednesday afternoon.” Brian Flood noted “Pauley has previously filled in as a co-host on CBS This Morning, but this is her first time anchoring the Evening News.”

In a 2008 interview with WISH-TV in Indianapolis, Indiana, about her campaigning for Barack Obama, she declared: “I want to see the cool, steady hand of Barack Obama on that Bible on Inauguration Day.” She also gushed: “Not only could Barack Obama be a good President, he’d be an exceptional one. And I so look forward to it.”

[6:40 PM EDT: Updated with screen shot of Pauley during the opening of the July 29 CBS Evening News]

Using her husband’s last name, Jane Trudeau, she maxed out to the Obama campaign in 2008 with a donation of $2,300, per OpenSecrets.org.



> My April 10, 2014 post about her becoming a contributor to CBS News Sunday Morning: “Obama Campaign Donor/Volunteer Jane Pauley Jumps to CBS News

> Complete Obama-news media revolving door list.

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