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Mother Jones Reporter Wins Polk Award For Romney ’47 Percent’ Story

The reporter for Mother Jones magazine who broke the story of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s remarks that 47 percent of Americans “believe they are victims” is among the winners of the 64th annual George Polk Awards in Journalism.

02/18/2013

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Twitter, Washington Post Targeted By Hackers

Social media giant Twitter is among the latest U.S. companies to report that it is among a growing list of victims of Internet security attacks, saying that hackers may have gained access to information on 250,000 of its more than 200 million active users. And now, The Washington Post is joining the chorus, revealing the discovery of a sophisticated cyberattack in 2011.

02/02/2013

A recent Pew Research poll shows that Americans are more willing to blame congressional Republicans. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Study: Vast Majority Of Dems Blame GOP For ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Failures

Americans are pessimistic that lawmakers will reach a “fiscal cliff” deal – and far more are prepared to blame congressional Republicans.

12/04/2012

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Trade Association: Sharpton’s Group Owes $28,000 In Late Rent

When it comes to renting D.C. office space, even the Rev. Al Sharpton can’t pay the rent on time – going on seven months.

11/29/2012

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DeAngelo Hall Says He Did Not Physically Threaten a Reporter

During his weekly appearance with Lavar and Dukes, DeAngelo Hall took a moment to address a contentious fracas that broke out between him and a reporter during a media session at Redskins Park, resulting in reports that a physical threat was made.

11/20/2012

Text message and cell phone donations began in late August and account for 10 percent of the presidential candidate's funds. (Photo credit should read PAUL J.RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: 10 Percent Of Campaign Donations Sent Via Text, Favors Dems

A new study finds that text donations are already becoming a prominent factor in political fundraising, with 10 percent of presidential campaign donors sending over money via cell phone.

10/25/2012

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

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's profile has increased on the national scene since his recall election win Tuesday. (credit: Getty Images)

GOP Strategist: ‘Sky Is The Limit’ For Republican Darling Walker

With the added layer of passion surrounding Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and his win comes speculation regarding Walker’s role as the hot Republican figure of the moment, what awaits him following the recall and if Mitt Romney and the Republican Party can ride the momentum gained in Wisconsin through the summertime stops on the campaign trail.

06/07/2012

President Barack Obama speaks during an event in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on April 11, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Announces New Sanctions Against Iran, Syria

President Barack Obama on Monday will announce a plan to impose sanctions against foreign entities that help authoritative regimes use technology to crack down on dissidents, The Washington Post reported Sunday.

04/23/2012

New York Times photographer Tyler Hicks stands on the frontline on March 11, 2011 near Ras Lanuf, Libya. Hicks carried Shadid to Turkey. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Former Washington Post Reporter Anthony Shadid Dies On Assignment In Syria

New York Times correspondent Anthony Shadid, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner whose dispatches captured untold stories from Baghdad under “shock and awe” bombing to Libya wracked by civil war, died Thursday of an apparent asthma attack in Syria while reporting on the uprising against its president.

02/17/2012

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