The lowly rated four-hour block on caucus night preempted his show.
In fact, his Countdown program was preempted for the live caucus coverage.
For the moment at least, the Obama White House has preempted both.
Mandela, soon after the 1994 election, preempted them by publicly announcing he would step down after one five-year term.
State laws in this area are, in constitutional jargon, “preempted” by federal immigration law.
Occasionally two or three joined forces, preempted a lecture-room, and wheeled or hobbled or carried in their convalescents.
We destroyed, we preempted; we are destroyed and we have been thrust out.
Moreover, one bank is preempted by the railroad, the other by the long and unsightly stretches of mill yard.
But this region was at once preempted for freedom upon the discovery of gold.
Every large vacant lot in the safe zone was preempted and even the cemeteries were crowded.