FILE - In this May 27, 2010 file photo, Helen Thomas listens to President Barack Obama during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Former White House correspondent ... more 
FILE - In this May 27, 2010 file photo, Helen Thomas listens to President Barack Obama during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Former White House correspondent Thomas tells an Ohio radio station that she knows she "hit the third rail" with remarks about Israel that led to her retirement, The Associated Press reports Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010. Thomas tells WMRN-AM in Marion, Ohio, that "you cannot criticize Israel in this country and survive." less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Susan Walsh, File
Tue, Oct 12, 2010 11:00 PM EDT