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WATCH: White House Reporters Blast Obama Campaign

Posted 10.16.2012 | Media

Members of the White House press corps complained loudly on Thursday about the Obama administration's dealings with the media. There were two thing...

WATCH: On The Press Bus With Jake Tapper

Posted 07.16.2012 | Media

ABC News' senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper took viewers behind the scenes of President Obama's two-day trip to Ohio and Pennsylvania. T...

WATCH: Jake Tapper Presses WH Spokesman On Obama 'Kill List'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.30.2012 | Media

ABC's Jake Tapper pressed White House spokesman Jay Carney on Tuesday about President Obama's expansive definition of who counts as a "militant" in th...

Michael Calderone

Obama's War On Leaks

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.18.2012 | Media

RICHMOND, Va. -- The Obama administration Friday morning continued its headlong attack on the right of reporters to protect their confidential sources...

Jake Tapper Moving To CNN?

Posted 07.14.2012 | Media

CNN is reportedly trying to court ABC News' senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper. Fishbowl DC's Betsy Rothstein, who was first to report t...

What's the Definition of a Crazy Question?

John V. Santore | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics
John V. Santore

Within the context of illogic and paranoia that has at times defined Barack Obama's opponents, it is tempting to write off those who make the most strident claims against him. But we shouldn't be afraid to ask big, fundamental questions about the conduct of the administration and its officials.

Obama's War on Journalism

Dan Kennedy | Posted 04.28.2012 | Media
Dan Kennedy

Kudos to David Carr of the New York Times for shining a light on an issue that doesn't attract nearly the attention that it should: the Obama administration's abuse of the Espionage Act, which in turn has led to a virtual war on journalism and free expression.

WATCH: Tapper Faces Off With White House

Posted 02.23.2012 | Media

ABC News' senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper challenged White House Press Secretary Jay Carney after he started off the briefing by praising...

ABC News Tops List Of Most-Used Reporters

Posted 01.05.2012 | Media

ABC News correspondents topped the list of reporters who got the most airtime in 2011, according to TV news analyst Andrew Tyndall. ABC’s David ...

Correspondents Discuss Tense Relations With White House Press Office

Posted 12.23.2011 | Media

Some White House correspondents admitted they think the White House press office has grown notably contentious in a new interview with The Washington ...

WATCH: Jake Tapper Has Heated Clash With White House Press Secretary

Posted 12.16.2011 | Media

ABC's Jake Tapper had his feathers ruffled on Thursday, when Press Secretary Jay Carney skipped over his question during a White House press briefing....

Michael Calderone

More 'Face'-Time for CBS's Schieffer

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.12.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- Bob Schieffer was still "in shock" several hours after breaking the news on air Sunday that CBS's "Face the Nation," the longest running s...

Michael Calderone

Team Obama Hits The Airwaves

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.09.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- Two top campaign advisers to President Barack Obama hit the media circuit this week to help shape a general election narrative against pot...

Jake Tapper Defends His WH Bro

FishbowlDC | Betsy Rothstein | Posted 10.16.2011 | Media

On Monday ABC's Senior White House Correspondent Jake Tapper shared on Twitter, "Local boy at bakery telling girls about taking photo with @ChuckTodd....

Asserting War Powers, House Moves to End Afghanistan, Libya Wars

Robert Naiman | Posted 07.27.2011 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Voting on amendments on the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act, the House of Representatives took action to hasten the end of the wars in Afghanistan and Libya.

After White House Invite, Conservatives Get Tough on Soft Rapper

Ari Melber | Posted 07.11.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

The conservative kerfuffle over a White House invitation for Common is interesting, since the faux outrage targets an artist who actually embodies many values of his critics.

Michael Calderone

Obama Feeds The Beast

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 06.27.2011 | Media

Chuck Todd expected to take the morning off. But the vacationing NBC White House correspondent says he received a “frantic call” Wednesday informi...

Jake Tapper Wins Big Award

TVNewser | Chris Ariens on April 23, 2011 8:27 AM | Posted 06.23.2011 | Media

For the second year in a row, ABC News' Senior White House Correspondent Jake Tapper has won the White House Correspondents' Association Merriman Smit...

What the President Should Have Said About J.T. Henderson -- and Other 'Real People'

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Last night, the president quoted J.T.'s remarks about "grandstanding" and added: "I could not have said it better myself." With all due respect, Mr. President, I believe you could have said it better yourself.

Contrary to the President, Removal of Gaddafi Is the Military Objective

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.29.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

The most important content of presidential speeches is often what they don't say. Here are some things that President Obama didn't say about Libya in his speech Monday night.

Senator Mocks Jake Tapper

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ABC's Jake Tapper was the target of a pointed zinger by Democratic Senator Chris Coons at a dinner on Wednesday. Coons' jab took place at the Washi...

Gibbs: 99ers Will be Saved by Jobs, Not Unemployment Benefits. But Honestly....

Michael Thornton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Thornton

In replying to Jake Tapper's question about 99ers and what can be done to help the unemployed, Robert Gibbs offered a baffling, disjointed, mishmash answer chock full of clichés and lacking any substance.

Tapper's Blog Marks 5th Birthday

ABC News/Political Punch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Please forgive me this solipsistic indulgence, but five years ago today, this blog began, and the good folks at ABC News asked me to write something t...

The Election Night Drinking Game: HyperVocal Edition

Lee Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Brenner

You'll be drunk before 8:03 ET if we make this too easy, so we're trying for some next-level stuff&nonsense.

Jake Tapper Gets Book Deal

politico.com | MIKE ALLEN | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Little, Brown and Company is announcing a book deal with Jake Tapper, ABC News Senior White House Correspondent. In "Enemy In the Wire," Tapper will ...