In the latest political media pairing, the New York Times (NYSE: NYT) and MSNBC.com will share coverage of the 2008 presidential election. MSNBC.com will get political content from NYTimes.com while the Times’ site will have access to NBC News political video. The two also have first access to each other’s breaking news from the campaign trail for use across platform. The sites say their combined reach is more 45 million. Release.