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With the resignation of Helen Thomas, the coveted front row, center seat in the White House Briefing Room had several suitors from other rows.  Here’s the now outdated chart for reference.  NPR had advocacy groups pushing for a move.  Fox News and Bloomberg News also lobbied for the seat.  The White House Correspondents Association solved the problem by moving first row Associated Press over into Thomas’ old seat and promoting second row Fox and third row NPR up a row.  The NPR advocates are at least content that Fox didn’t get the center seat.

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