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Jason Linkins

And Now It's Not Clear That Bob Woodward Understands What 'Regret' Means | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

The hilarious sideline story to this week's coming season finale of "Sequestration: The Musical" continues to be the whole Bob Woodwardämmerung B-plo...

Bob Woodward: White House Threatened Me

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.29.2013 | Media

The Washington Post's Bob Woodward said on Wednesday that a "very senior" White House official threatened him over his continued public disagreements ...

Jason Linkins

It Would Seem That Bob Woodward Does Not Understand How The Constitution Works | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

The threat of the looming sequester is a genuinely good reason to get very stressed out about what might happen to the domestic discretionary budget a...

Jason Linkins

Looking Forward In Angst: Sequester Journalism Is In Serious Need Of Adult Supervision | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

I don't know if last week's David Brooks column was the first time he'd ever contended that President Barack Obama lacked a plan to replace the loomin...

Sequestration Zzzzzzz -- Californians Have Seen This Movie

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

When fiscal crises become the "new normal" the public begins to remember that they elected politicians to do a job. And part of their job description is to take care of the public purse and not to create problems where none exist.

Bob Woodward Blows It... Again!

Slate | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics

Watching Woodward in action has been disconcerting for the many reporters who covered the story in real time. Did the White House float sequestration ...

The Holy Trinity of Technology

Thomas A. Bass | Posted 03.30.2013 | Technology
Thomas A. Bass

As always with our technology, and especially the technology that trickles down from the military to civilians, we have to wonder if certain inventions are being used to advance life or death.

Fox News Contributor Pushes Back

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 12.05.2012 | Media

Fox News' national security analyst KT McFarland responded on Wednesday to the revelation that, during a conversation with David Petraeus, she told th...

Romney Allies Peddled Benghazi Source To Bob Woodward

The Huffington Post | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Allies of defeated presidential candidate Mitt Romney approached reporters with a government insider on the Benghazi, Libya, U.S. embass...

George McGovern's Last Hurrah

Al Eisele | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Al Eisele

Thirty-five years after losing a landslide election to Richard Nixon and winning only one state -- Massachusetts -- that branded him as one of the biggest losers in American politics, George McGovern has claimed his place in history as one of its biggest winners.

The Price of Politics: Why Humpty Dumpty Died

Michealene Cristini Risley | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Michealene Cristini Risley

History will judge our incompetent leaders and this time period harshly. Lest we think we are off the hook as common citizens -- think again. We are the enablers -- those who don't vote, the maimed, the broken -- and we still will go "splat."

Bob Woodward's Disastrous Book

The New Republic | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

THE MOST VIVID scene in Bob Woodward’s new book has almost nothing to do with his central narrative, but reveals a lot about the narrator. The scene...

Bob Woodward: Inside the Debt Ceiling Negotiations

92nd Street Y | Posted 12.05.2012 | Media
92nd Street Y

Legendary journalist Bob Woodward spoke with New York Magazine 's John Heilemann at 92Y on September 27, 2012.

The Legacy Of Ben Bradlee.. The Irritation Of Bob Woodward.. The Fabulousness Of Barbara Carroll

Liz Smith | Posted 11.13.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

In "Yours in Truth," we get Ben Bradlee in all his charismatic in-charge sex appeal and dynamism, we get Katherine Graham and she gives total good value as an amateur who rose to the occasion, we get Carl Bernstein who could write and report in a manner his partner Bob Woodward couldn't.

Sam Stein

The Unassuming Aide Who Has Obama's Ear | Sam Stein | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Last summer's debt ceiling negotiations demonstrated how political inhibition can often arise even in the face of economic catastrophe. ...

Jon Ward

President Obama Called Debt Limit Talks 'Bizarro World,' And New Bob Woodward Book Bears That Out | Jon Ward | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON – If you'd like to feel ill, read Bob Woodward's new book, "The Price of Politics." The 379-page book, which comes out Tuesday and was...

WATCH: Bob Woodward Speaks Out About Explosive Book

Posted 09.10.2012 | Media

Bob Woodward spoke out about his new book "The Price of Politics," which is making waves in Washington, in a new interview with Diane Sawyer. Acco...

Obama Called Steaming Mad Over Failure

AP | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is acknowledging he was angry with House Republicans last year when a supposed "grand bargain" budget agreem...

Bob Woodward's Next Project

AP | Posted 10.14.2012 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. economy is about to get the Bob Woodward treatment. The next book by the award-winning investigative reporte...

Korach And The Abuse Of Power

Rabbi Edward Bernstein | Posted 08.26.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Edward Bernstein

In Parashat Korach, we learn about anshei shem, men of renown, who abuse their power to the detriment of the community. We saw a similar phenomenon 40 years ago in Watergate, and we see it today in our broken election financing system.

What Woodward and Bernstein Got Wrong About Watergate

Will Bunch | Posted 08.18.2012 | Media
Will Bunch

The real crimes of the last 40 years didn't fit into the box that Woodward and Bernstein and the Watergate scandal helped to create. In the end, the real exceptionalism of Richard Nixon was merely that he was dumb enough to get caught. The rest of them all got away with it.

Butlers, Burglars and Bunglers

Patricia McGuire | Posted 08.13.2012 | DC
Patricia McGuire

Woodward and Bernstein took us on a walk down memory lane this past weekend with their 40 year retrospective on the idea that Richard Nixon was even worse than we thought, if that's possible.

Where Were You When The Watergate Scandal Broke?

Nancy Wurtzel | Posted 08.11.2012 | Fifty
Nancy Wurtzel

Watergate. Has it really been 40 years? I was just a small-town teenager in the summer of 1972, but I remember being fascinated as the break-in and protracted cover-up unfolded. It was a drama like no other.

WATCH: Woodward, Bernstein Speak Out On Leaks Controversy

Posted 06.11.2012 | Media

Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein defended the press while discussing recent charges that the White House leaked classified national security informatio...

Woodward & Bernstein: Nixon Was Far Worse Than We Thought

The Washington Post | Posted 06.08.2012 | Media

As Sen. Sam Ervin completed his 20-year Senate career in 1974 and issued his final report as chairman of the Senate Watergate committee, he posed the ...