Roger Ailes, GOP Mastermind

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Bush '00: Fox Calls It

The man Ailes put in charge of calling states on election night was John Prescott Ellis - George W. Bush's first cousin. His premature call for Bush spurred every other network to follow suit. "Of everything that happened on election night," said Rep. Henry Waxman, "this was the most important in impact."

Read: How Roger Ailes Built the Fox News Fear Factory

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