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2014/10/22 12:29
2014/10/22 12:29
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Ben Bradlee, the charismatic Washington Post editor who guided the paper through the era of the Pentagon Papers and Watergate, has died. He was 93. Executive Editor Bradlee in his office, June 18,...
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2014/10/22 12:29
2014/10/22 12:29
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2014/10/22 02:12
2014/10/22 02:12
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Jenny Hocking on writing Whitlam’s life Professor Jenny Hocking wrote the two-volume biography of Gough Whitlam: A Moment in History (2008) and His Time (2012)Gough Whitlam’s sons Anthony and...
2014/10/21 19:42
2014/10/21 19:42
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Mr. Riley, author of "Please Stop Helping Us," is an editorial board member at the Wall Street Journal. For more than a century black leaders have tangled with one another over whether to pursue...
2014/10/21 12:45
2014/10/21 12:45
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Nothing You Think Matters Today Will Matter the Same Way Tomorrow ISIS, Khorasan, Ferguson, Gaza, Putin: The summer of 2014 had been deemed America’s “worst ever” well before Ebola, the Ray Rice...
2014/10/20 13:28
2014/10/20 13:28
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Editor's note:Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University and a New America fellow. He is the author of "Jimmy Carter" and the forthcoming book, "The Fierce...
2014/10/16 21:36
2014/10/16 21:36
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Over at Rolling Stone, Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman writes a long essay titled, "In Defense of Obama." Krugman lists health care, financial reform and the...
2014/10/16 18:02
2014/10/16 18:02
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Dear Editor: I am not much of a touchy feely guy, most of my emotions result from thought, not from feelings, but I am really starting to wonder when the state, news media and community will start...
2014/10/16 03:20
2014/10/16 03:20
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Let us put the forthcoming elections into perspective. At least let us put it into perspective as the left wing sees it. If, way back in the 1960s, you had wanted to gain an insight into how the left...
2014/10/14 21:05
2014/10/14 21:05
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... often shown a gift for optimism. "Yes We Can." The "audacity of hope." Before that it was the "Great Society" and the "New Frontier," visions of a nation which can overcome any obstacle and...
2014/10/14 15:17
2014/10/14 15:17
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The recent problems of the Secret Service and the questions raised do indeed underscore the importance of choosing qualified vice presidential candidates, and Jules Witcover is correct that the choice...
2014/10/13 18:56
2014/10/13 18:56
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None other than Paul Krugman - the Nobel Prize-winning economist - once one of the president’s most notable critics, explains why Obama is a historic success... Excerpted from Rolling Stone (read...
2014/10/13 14:28
2014/10/13 14:28
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Editor's note:Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University and a New America fellow. He is the author of "Jimmy Carter" and the forthcoming book, "The Fierce...
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2014/10/10 17:15
2014/10/10 17:15
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Good grief, Maria, surely you see the chief’s point of view better than you let on, gushing over a panhandler who was gushing over you. The two things you vaguely referred to are the primary reasons...
2014/10/09 05:05
2014/10/09 05:05
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You've just come off a winning hand that by all rights shouldn't have paid off so richly. The cards were not in your favor – indeed, the deck looked stacked against you – but you took the gamble...
2014/10/08 16:31
2014/10/08 16:31
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Quick: Which president did Abraham Lincoln most admire? The answer may surprise you. Most Americans do not remember most presidents or their achievements. Some presidents are remembered for grand...
2014/10/08 11:57
2014/10/08 11:57
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Get Political Wire by Email: Follow @politicalwireOctober 08, 2014Obama Needs a Catchy SloganWall Street Journal: "The Obama presidency is littered with catch phrases and rhetorical devices,...
2014/10/06 16:48
2014/10/06 16:48
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This article originally appeared on On Last Week Tonight, perhaps to balance out his less-than-friendly main segment on Obama’s drone policies, John Oliver asked a question that has bothered people...
2014/10/06 12:28
2014/10/06 12:28
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren is seeking Senate hearings on the revelations in secret tapes. Editor's note:Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University and a New...
2014/10/05 23:43
2014/10/05 23:43
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I recently heard a pundit opine that America was founded on the principle of equality. Really? Did Patrick Henry say, “Give me equality or give me death”? Does the Pledge of Allegiance end, “with...
2014/10/05 07:02
2014/10/05 07:02
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Futurists like to talk a big game about the power of “disruptive” innovation to transform society for the better. It’s the kind of claim that often enchants us, for at least two powerful...
2014/10/22 12:29
2014/10/22 12:29
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