The year was 1973...I was getting ready to start my sophomore year in high school. It was a tumultuous and cynical time filled with news of Watergate, the Vietnam War and many other historical events. People were sick of reading about crooked politicians and continued war. Show More Summary
I love this country. And I know I won the world lottery by being born in the United States of America. It is the big reason why I've been involved in politics ever since I was a teenager watching the Watergate hearings on summer vacation. I also have tremendous pride that my older brother served in the U.S. Show More Summary
Think of events that are synonymous with defeat or disaster: Waterloo The Bay of Pigs The Edsel Pickett's Charge New Coke The Munich Agreement Watergate The Maginot Line Heaven's Gate The Vietnam War Remember that some very bright people were involved in the planning and execution of each.
The Georges St-Pierre news feed has been a heightened Watergate of epic mixed martial arts proportion. It's been a he-said, she-said saga of bombastic rumors surrounding GSP's personal life and professional prognosis heading into the...Show More Summary
Bob Woodward is a journalistic icon most famous for breaking the Watergate scandal, but more recently he's made quite a lot of buzz talking about himself. And in an interview with Larry King airing on Thursday, Woodward laments how Edward Snowden went to people other than him when he wanted to expose NSA spying.
From Stanford White-designed houses in the Hamptons to a Philippe Starck/Kelly Wearstler dual effort in Miami to the iconic Watergate building in Washington DC, the Curbed universe is stocked with architecturally significant rentals. Below, a city-by-city guide—and do check...
The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward said on Fox News Sunday that ObamaCare isn’t a scandal such as Watergate or Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky. However, he thinks the problems associated with the so-called “Affordable Care Act” are going to get worse because "It’s going to blow a hole in the budget” (video follows with transcript and commentary): read more
On Fox News Sunday, legendary journalist Bob Woodward downplayed the analogies being tossed around comparing the troubled Affordable Care Act rollout to presidential scandals, but also argued that the rollout of the Affordable Care Act was likely to get worse before it got better.
The latest development in the Major League Baseball war on performance enhancing drugs is right out of the famous Richard Nixon Watergate case. MLB allegedly purchased clinic documents they knew were stolen from the Biogenesis founder Tony Bosch and hindered the Florida investigation against the clinic and its use of illegal drugs. Show More Summary
To mark the 40th anniversary of Watergate this year, Warner Brothers has released a special edition of the Robert Redord/Dustin Hoffmanm classic All the President's Men blu-ray.
Am I surprised? Not really, Obama overall has done far worse than Nixon, and frankly, the fact Obama’s approval ratings, as dismal as they might be, are as high as they are, is shocking to me. The latest Gallup Daily Tracking Poll, released Nov. 6, shows President Obama’s job approval rating at 42%. The poll shows […]
To see interactive package, visit this article on a non-mobile browser. The steady stream of Watergate revelations, President Richard Nixon’s twists and turns to fend off disclosures, the impeachment hearings, and finally an unprecedented resignation—all these riveted the nation’s attention in 1974. Show More Summary
The steady stream of Watergate revelations, President Richard Nixon’s twists and turns to fend off disclosures, the impeachment hearings, and finally an unprecedented resignation—all these riveted the nation’s attention in 1974. Hardly...Show More Summary
For the last 40 years, a constant in American political life has been “the Watergate question” -- the one asked by Howard Baker: “What did the president know and when did he know it?” This is one of the great clichés of our time, and often an annoying one. Show More Summary
Watergate expert Max Holland says Deep Throat was leaking as part of a plot to become FBI Director
With tempers and tantrums soaring in the wake of what is now, remarkably, being viewed by and others as the greatest lie since Nixon covered up the Watergate caper, the anti-Obamacare forces are now seeking to spin their version of hard-core data into the confusion and disinformation that has long passed for analysis and discussion [...]
From Oliva Nuzzi, at NSFWCorp: If the fall of the Nixon Administration can be blamed on one man, that man is not Bob Woodward. Nor is it Carl Bernstein, nor Deep Throat. It’s a soft-spoken, bespectacled lawyer with a mind like two steel traps named John W. Dean III, who served as White House Counsel [Read more...]
Police recovered the body of an unidentified female in the Potomac River today. [ more › ]
CNN host Newt Gingrich declared that Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' congressional testimony was worse than Richard Nixon's alleged crimes during the Watergate scandal, another round in the right-wing media's...Show More Summary
This question, made famous during the Watergate hearings, seems to be the driving question these days, whether one is speaking of the clumsy rollout of the Affordable Care Act, the number of people in the independent insurance market who will in fact lose their coverage, or the NSA’s surveillance program. In Dana Milbank’s words (Washington Post): […]