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U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers a campaign speech about national security in Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S. June 13, 2016 in response to the mass shooting at Orlando's Pulse nightclub. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Trump Revokes Washington Post’s Campaign Press Credentials

“They have no journalistic integrity and write falsely about Mr. Trump,” his campaign said in a statement explaining the decision. “Mr. Trump does not mind a bad story, but it has to be honest.”

June 14, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a town hall event at the Navajo Nation casino in Flagstaff

Tax Transparency: Sanders Again Promises Full Disclosure

It is also puzzling that the media generally and the top newspaper editorial pages in particular remain so tolerant of stonewalling on taxes by all the candidates. That wasn’t their attitude toward disclosure four years ago, when Mitt Romney tried that strategy.

April 11, 2016
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks with Los Angles mayor Eric Garcetti at her side (L) during a community forum on counter terrorism and homeland security in Los Angeles, California March 24, 2016. REUTERS/David McNew

Only The Ballot Box Can Beat Clinton, Not Bogus ‘Scandals’

When the corrections and retractions reach critical mass and the “investigative” articles start to read like Henry James novels — i.e. diffuse and impenetrable — the end of a given “scandal” episode is near.

April 6, 2016
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After Super Tuesday, It’s Time For The Press To Drop Its Doomsday Clinton Coverage

The cyclical waves of she’s-doomed coverage have become as tiresome as they are predictable.

March 2, 2016
Israeli border police detain a Washington Post Jerusalem bureau chief William Booth at Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City

Israeli Police Briefly Detain ‘Washington Post’ Bureau Chief In Jerusalem

Bureau chief and reporter were interviewing Palestinian and Jewish residents at Damascus Gate in East Jerusalem.

February 16, 2016
Ted Cruz and his daughters, Caroline and Catherine, in an outtake for a presumed ad.

If Ted Cruz Is Going To Use His Daughters As Props, He Should Be Mocked For It

“My darling daughters, please sit down and repeat after me, ‘And we approve this message.'”

December 23, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama waves during the National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony

A Calvin Coolidge Christmas In Washington

Barack Obama was once the young president with the golden voice. Now he seems like King David shorn of his harp and songs he composed to inspire his people. While I remain in his camp, sweet reason is not going to lull the NRA or ISIS.

December 11, 2015
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Trump speaks at a rally in Columbus

Trump Is A ‘Dangerous’ Bigot Spewing ‘Racist Lies’

History may someday note that Trump has almost single-handedly revived the art of two-fisted newspaper editorial writing. Just because he is such a scoundrel and a worm.

December 2, 2015
Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton speaks on "Face the Nation" with John Dickerson, in Washington

Weekend Reader: ‘Killing The Messenger: The Right-Wing Plot To Derail Hillary And Hijack Your Government’

My instincts told me that if we just gave the Hillary email story another poke or two, the whole house of cards would collapse.

October 4, 2015
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Hillary Clinton Has Only One Real Opponent

If indeed Hillary Clinton’s Democratic rivals have no realistic chance, then who is her biggest opponent? Turns out it’s… well, us.

June 3, 2015
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Same Old Media Double Standard — And More To Come From This Clinton ‘Fan’

The media double standard becomes apparent when they arraign Democrats over the same alleged misdemeanors for which they have historically neglected to criticize Republicans.

May 27, 2015
Jason Rezaian

Spy Trial In Iran Of Washington Post Reporter Adjourns

Rezaian, who holds dual U.S. and Iranian citizenship and is the newspaper’s bureau chief in Tehran, was arrested in July along with his wife.

May 26, 2015
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Playing By The Old ‘Clinton Rules’ — All Innuendo, Few Facts

The media coverage of “Clinton Cash,” shows that old the “Clinton rules” are back: all innuendo and guilt-by-association, murky insinuations and few facts.

April 29, 2015
The detained Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian, seen here in 2013, was jailed in Tehran on July 22 last year

Washington Post Journalist Faces Spy Trial In Iran

Jason Rezaian has been in jail for nine months in Tehran in what has become a politically sensitive case that has parallelled with high-level nuclear talks between Iran and global powers, including the United States.

April 21, 2015
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Murdoch Empire Colludes With ‘Liberal Media’ To Promote ‘Clinton Cash’

The partnership between HarperCollins, Fox News, and the nation’s two leading newspapers amounts to an open declaration of war in a presidential election.

April 20, 2015
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at a World Bank Forum.

Newsflash: Whitewater Is Still A Bogus ‘Scandal’ — And Fox News Is Still Wrong

The gross errors in Jeff Gerth’s 1992 front-page scoop started with the headline: “Clintons Joined S.&L. Operator In an Ozark Real Estate Venture.”

March 17, 2015
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at a World Bank Forum.

Hillary Clinton’s Emails: Is This A Scandal? Or A ‘Scandal’?

Is there any evidence of actual wrongdoing by Hillary Clinton and her staff – or merely the same old stink of insinuation?

March 4, 2015
Glenn Greenwald

Washington Post, Guardian Get Pulitzer For NSA story

New York (AFP) – The Guardian and The Washington Post won a prestigious Pulitzer Prize on Monday for reporting on secret U.S. surveillance programs revealed by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. The British and American newspapers shared the award for public service journalism handed out by the Pulitzer committee at Columbia University in […]

April 14, 2014