Judge Robert Bork in September 1987, at the Senate hearing on his nomination to the Supreme Court.
February 27, 2013 Also: Drag queen is uninvited to Dr. Seuss reading; course syllabi of famous authors; and Russell Brand is working on a new book.
President Richard Nixon faced television cameras in the Oval Office on April 30, 1973 to announce the departure of his two closest assistants in the deepening Watergate scandal.
November 16, 2011 The 2012 presidential campaign is already being shaped by new rules for political money. That means corporate involvement in presidential politics on a scale not seen since the Watergate scandal of the 1970s, which ended Richard Nixon's presidency. The key difference: This time, it's legal.
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December 23, 2010 In August 1971 the Nixon White House asked the FBI to do a background check on Daniel Schorr -- who at that time was annoying the administration because he was a hard-working, deep-digging, exposer of corruption and wrongdoing with CBS News.
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Members of arguably the world's smallest, most powerful club, Jan. 9, 2009.
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December 6, 2010 Kennedy still gets the highest approval ratings and Clinton and Bush the elder's ratings have risen by 8 percentage points. Jimmy Carter's approval rating fell by 9 percentage points, however, between 2006 and the recent survey.
October 18, 2010 The Hillary Clinton for Joe Biden job swap may be an obsession for political writers, but there is no indication that it is seriously being considered. But history shows that other VPs have indeed been dumped.
Sept. 27, 1994: Then-House Minority Whip Newt Gingrich and other Republicans unveil their "Contract with America" at a Capitol Hill rally.
September 7, 2010 Every time power shifts between the major parties in Washington, pundits and prognosticators say there's been a sea change. But in truth, voters can and often do change their minds quickly about who should be in charge.
December 8, 2008 Unintentional Hilarity picks on Yoko Ono.
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