BY WILLIAM FREIVOGEL / Speaking on the second-day of the federal government shutdown, journalist Mark Leibovich said Washington doesn't work anymore because of media polarization, big money and the celebritization of politicians. He said the media "has made it easy to grandstand" for politicians like Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tx.
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BY CHRIS BURNETT / The funerals of Tim Russert, longtime host of Meet the Press, and Richard Holbrooke, American diplomat and advisor to Democratic presidents, involved two men who would seem on the surface to have had little in common. Holbrooke, the hard-charging special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan at the time of