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Sam Stein

White House Seeks To Turn The Page On Dishy Memoirs

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In late July, Dan Pfeiffer, one of President Barack Obama's longest-serving advisers, was asked to reflect on how the White House commun...

Robert Gates Honored By Obama, Awarded Presidential Medal Of Freedom

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A visibly moved Defense Secretary Robert Gates paused briefly at a Pentagon retirement ceremony rife with pomp and pageantry, colle...

Robert Gates: 'We're Not Ever Leaving' Afghanistan

Huffington Post | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a shocking indication of a split between the White House and the Pentagon over the war in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Robert Gates believes that...

Obama Stands By Criticism Of Gates Arrest: 'Cooler Heads Should Have Prevailed'

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama today stood by his comments that the Cambridge, Mass. police department acted "stupidly" in its arrest of Henry Louis Gates, telling A...

Robert Gates Unleashed: "What Are They Going To Do, Fire Me?"

TIME | Joe Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A few weeks ago, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates trooped up to Capitol Hill to answer questions about the new Pentagon budget. This is an unseemly s...

Gates: Guantanamo "Taint" On U.S. Reputation

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Robert Gates says the Obama administration had no choice but to order the shutdown of the prison at Guantanamo be...

Gitmo Lawyer: Gates May Have Committed Perjury

Raw Story | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The announcement Dec. 1 that Barack Obama had retained Bush Defense Secretary Robert Gates was intended to demonstrate the President-elect's desire fo...

Gates Has Canceled On Bush To Meet With Obama Team

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a brief news conference in Kandahar, Afghanistan, an Afghan reporter asked Robert M. Gates, President Bush's defense secretary, the first, pertinen...

Sam Stein

Gates Praises Obama, Outlines New Defense World

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Newly re-appointed Defense Secretary Bob Gates took questions from the press on Tuesday, outlining some agenda items that the Obama administration is ...

Robert Gates: Obama's Defense Secretary

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***Check back for updates. For the latest on President-elect Barack Obama's cabinet picks, check out HuffPost's Obama Cabinet Big News Page*** ***U...

Gates Chances Of Staying At Defense Rise With Clinton

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Defense Secretary Robert Gates may be closer to being tapped for extended duty by Barack Obama because of the near certainty a Democrat -- possibly Hi...