When Edward Snowden first went public, he did it by leaking a 4-page order from a secret court called the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, or FISA court. Founded in 1978 after the Watergate scandal and investigations by the Church Committee, the FISA court was supposed to be a bulwark against secret government surveillance. Show More Summary
This is the most important story I've ever covered. This is my Watergate. And I will see it through until the end. So, tabloids broke that Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield had broken up, seemingly based on the fact that...
ROGER SIMON: Watergate Redux? Will Sid ‘Vicious’ Upend Hillary? Emails have surfaced from long-time Clinton bag man Sid Blumenthal indicating the whole Libya debacle was instigated by a cast of sleazy lowlife profiteers out of an Elmore Leonard novel. Smarmy Sid was pumping info from this dramatis personae to Hillary (at more than one email […]
All The President's Mad Men 2:23 Woodward and Bernstein investigate Don Draper's connection to the 1972 Watergate scandal. Submitted by: mattmattmayer Regular Keywords: Mad Men Mashup All The President's Men Matthew Weiner WatergateShow More Summary
Follow the money. Actually, "Deep Throat," or W. Mark Felt Jr. of the FBI, as he revealed himself to be, never uttered those words to the Washington Post reporter Carl Woodward. This has not stopped the best line from the Watergate scandal becoming a leitmotiv for political scandals since. Show More Summary
Can Washington handle another Watergate crisis?This one doesn’t involve a third-rate burglary, but for the several thousand people who live and work at one of the city’s most famous addresses, the latest woes at the Watergate are creating more havoc for them than the botched 1972 break-in that cost Richard Nixon his presidency.Read full article >>
The eastbound lanes of Virginia Avenue NW from Rock Creek Parkway to 25th Street NW will remain closed to traffic for the next three weeks, the D.C. Department of Transportation said Thursday.The 2600 block of Virginia Avenue NW has been closed since last Friday’s garage collapse at the Watergate complex in Foggy Bottom. Show More Summary
Construction at the Watergate hotel is on hold while crews continue work to stabilize the parking structure that collapsed Friday morning at the iconic complex in Northwest Washington, officials said Monday. Read full article >>
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A three-story parking garage collapsed at the iconic Watergate complex in Foggy Bottom at around 10 a.m. Friday, leaving two people with non-life threatening injuries. The underground parking garage, located on the 2600 block of Virginia Ave., NW, is adjacent to and serves the Watergate Hotel, which is currently undergoing major renovations. Show More Summary
Bryan Singer gives us a close-up look at Lana Condor as Jubilee and Sophie Turner as Jean Grey in X-Men: Apocalypse. Microsoft's age guessing algorithm is pissing people off. Cover art for Britney Spears upcoming collaboration track with Iggy Azalea...
A piece of interesting news from D.C.: D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser confirms that some people may be missing following a three-story collapse at a Watergate complex parking garage Friday morning. "Not everyone is accounted for," she said. A source on the scene said two construction workers may be trapped in a truck in the rubble. Show More Summary
A “structural collapse” sent water pouring into the infamous Washington, D.C. landmark’s parking garage, creating a sinkhole Friday morning.
First responders are at the scene of the Watergate building, where two floors of a parking garage reportedly collapsed around 10 a.m. this morning. [ more › ]
The day ends with the American Psychological Association (APA) appearing content to issue a press release which bears commonality with any Richard Nixon statement during the depths of the Watergate crime and cover-up --- more so than anything relating to a statement by an organization that currently represents tens of thousands of psychologists. Show More Summary
Former Watergate US federal prosecutor Nick Akerman claims that the broad surveillance powers granted to US law enforcement agencies by the Patriot Act are critical in gathering evidence and pursuing prosecutions in the age of terrorism.
Hillary Clinton was a lawyer during Watergate, a high-profile first lady and a senator and secretary of state, so it’s understandable that she’s not very savvy with social media. She never drives. She has people for that. And she undoubtedly has people for her social media, too. But maybe they aren’t the right people. Someone...
Former U.S. Sen. Robert Griffin, a Michigan Republican whose withdrawal of support hastened President Richard Nixon's resignation during the Watergate scandal, has died at 91.
Thomas Mallon and Francine Prose discuss Wilfrid Sheed’s statement that “A weekend is a much bigger character than Watergate.”
The suffix "gate" has been slapped on so many scandals and faux scandals — closed turnpike lanes, presidential haircuts, deflated footballs, to name a few — that it can be easy to forget there is an actual place that started it all: the Watergate.