Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

The Sleuth: March 23, 2008 - March 29, 2008

Pelosi Responds to Clinton Donors' Threat

Indirectly responding to a threat made by top fundraisers for Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pledged Friday to "do whatever it takes to protect" Democratic House candidates from falling victim to the exceedingly nasty and protracted Democratic presidential primary. "We can't allow the tension and pressures of a spirited Presidential contest to spill over and harm hard-working Democratic candidates running to...

By Mary Ann Akers  |  March 28, 2008; 4:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (409)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Major-League [Expletive] Newsman Finds Redemption

Politicians who have been maligned by the media find redemption all the time. So why shouldn't that be the case for journalists who have been maligned by politicians? It seems to have happened for Adam Clymer, the former New York Times correspondent who once was considered an enemy of the Right but who now seems to be, dare we say, a darling of the conservative...

By Mary Ann Akers  |  March 26, 2008; 5:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Sinbad's Vindication

Even if she wasn't dodging snipers' bullets in Bosnia, Hillary Rodham Clinton is still taking incoming fire from Barack Obama's campaign over a decade-old trip to the Balkans. The Obama camp gleefully fired away Tuesday with e-mails exposing Clinton's self-admittedly false version of events upon landing at the Tuzla airport in 1996. (What, does Obama think Clinton's Bosnia boo-boo will trump his "pastor disaster" and...

By Mary Ann Akers  |  March 26, 2008; 9:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (48)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Obama Camp Again Assails Clinton on Bosnia Trip

If Sinbad the comedian won't continue joking about his 1996 trip to Bosnia with Hillary Rodham Clinton, the Barack Obama campaign will. Even though Sinbad has ended his tit-for-tat with Sen. Clinton (D-N.Y.) over their differing accounts of their joint trip to Bosnia in 1996, the Obama campaign isn't letting it go. Today, the Obama campaign sent an e-mail to reporters with the subject "Must...

By Mary Ann Akers  |  March 24, 2008; 3:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (246)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company