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A 'Scandal' Only a Reporter Could Love

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 07.11.2012 | DC
Peter D. Rosenstein

Many are obsessed with the ethics issues in Washington D.C., and at a recent panel discussion, the question was asked again: Who focuses more on ethics issues in any government -- the public or the press?

Welcome to HuffPost DC and Our 'City of Conversation'

Michael Grass | Posted 11.14.2011 | DC
Michael Grass

As Henry James wrote, "Washington talks about herself, and about nothing else." At HuffPost DC, we hope to make sense of all that conversation, and host the discussion, too.

Michael Calderone

Tucker Carlson's Daily Caller Hires Ex-Issa Spokesman | Michael Calderone | Posted 06.15.2011 | Media

The Daily Caller has hired Kurt Bardella, the former spokesman for Republican Rep. Darrell Issa who was fired last month following a leaked email cont...

Maddow Shows How the 'National' Media Isn't National at All

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Sirota

What passes for a "national" media these days is almost exclusively New York/D.C.-based media that focuses almost exclusively on New York/D.C.-centric stories.

A Revelatory Look at D.C.'s Media Matrix: Yes, These People Really Believe They Decide the "Facts"

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

Many reporters believe that by posing something as a question, it includes no opinion. This makes no sense: imagine a reporter asking Bush, "Why do you love killing Iraqi children?"

A Village Fairy Tale: Coming From a Pro-Gun State Explains Health Care Opposition

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

When the media depict Sen. Baucus, who represents one of the poorest states in the country, as opposing real health care reform because he's from a "conservative state," that's a lotta horses**t.