October 19, 2011 President Obama is either raising money from the financial sector like a man with many friends and supporters in that field despite his attempts to regulate it. Or, he is losing the money race to Mitt Romney, that veteran of the private-equity world, because of his administration's efforts to clamp down on Wall Street with new regulations.
GOP presidential candidates at a debate on the economy, Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH, Oct. 11, 2011.
October 11, 2011 Unlike the previous half-dozen debates, this one took place around a table. And by sitting everyone down, the sponsors managed to elevate the discussion.
July 26, 2011 It would have been interesting to see who the 25 percent of lawmakers were who didn't vote for any of the policies the Post focused on. Even Rep. Ron Paul, the Texas Republican presidential candidate didn't make the cut; he voted for the Bush tax cuts.
Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist speaks on Capitol Hill in April.
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July 21, 2011 Grover Norquist, Washington's most feared anti-tax advocate, backtracked from remarks he made to the Washington Post editorial board in which he suggested that a lawmaker who voted to allow the Bush-era tax cuts to expire wouldn't be guilty of violating the anti-tax pledge he has gotten so many to sign.
June 30, 2011 The Washington Post's Peter Perl kept Jose Antonio Vargas' secret. He was concerned about the "real damage" that revealing it might do to the reporter.
June 23, 2011 Some editors did not think Jose Antonio Vargas was giving them the full story, the newspaper reports. His account ended up running in The New York Times Magazine.
March 24, 2011 Washington Post political reporter notes that potential GOP White House candidates who criticize Obama on Libya don't seem to be offering better ideas on how to deal with the crisis.
March 17, 2011 She committed one of the "cardinal sins in journalism," Sari Horwitz of The Washington Post admits. The Post has suspended her for copying reporting done by the Arizona Republic.
March 9, 2011 Broder was doing legwork as a reporter long past the time when other people had retired. He also was one of the kindest and gentlest political reporters you'd ever want to meet, far from the stereotype of the crusty journalist on the politics beat.
December 13, 2010 A Christmas divide has emerged across the United States. High end retailers report a surge in sales while discounters stock more groceries and other staples to get shoppers in their stores.
August 20, 2010 Does Roger Clemens Media Coverage Make You Hungry?
March 18, 2010 Now that abortion is in the news regularly connected to health care overhaul, listeners are once again taking issue with the terminology NPR uses to describe people who support or oppose abortion. They don't like NPR's style of using pro-life and ...
July 20, 2009 As everyone knows former CBS newsman Walter Cronkite died on Friday. He really was a legend who could change the course of history through his news judgment. Here's yet one more example that I learned while reporting my book, Woodward and Bernstei...
January 28, 2009 The financial crisis steals my most beloved publications -- and then takes my mail!?
July 10, 2008 There's growing interest among a number of my colleagues at NPR.org about making live chats a regular feature of the Web site. So far, we've conducted just a few experiments, and we've learned a lot from the experience. What would you like when it...
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