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Last Nixon Tapes To Be Released Cover Key Period

The final installment of secretly recorded phone calls and meetings from President Richard Nixon’s White House will be released Wednesday, marking a final chapter in a campaign for public access that continues as memories of Watergate fade.

08/21/2013

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks after a weekly Senate Republican caucus meeting on May 21, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

GOP Leader Warns Of Attacks On Free Speech

The Senate Republican leader, who last year accused the Obama administration of Nixon-style dirty tricks, said Friday the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups is part of a broader government assault on free speech.

06/21/2013

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Opinion: Romney’s Nixonian Secret Plans

Mitt Romney has provided no details, not even a hint, of what his immigration plan is. Either this is a lousy sales job, which is bad, or he has no idea there’s a difference between running Bain Capital and running the nation, which is worse.

06/22/2012

Weeds and trash around the rear entrance to the Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC, June 11, 2012. June 17, 2012 marks the 40th anniversary of the infamous Watergate break-in, which brought down the presidency of Richard M. Nixon. Nixon resigned in August 1974 for his administration's role in a June 17, 1972, burglary of the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate complex in the US capital and the subsequent cover-up. He became the only American president ever to resign the office. Many inaccurate ideas and myths related to Nixon's role in the burglary and its cover-up have found long life over the years, reporters Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, who broke the story, wrote in an op-ed piece The Washington Post Saturday.  (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Watergate At 40: So Many ‘What Ifs’

In the perfect hindsight of history, Watergate’s “what ifs” are still tantalizing.

06/16/2012

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