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As Washington Post ombudsman Andy Alexander and others reported yesterday, The Washington Post has terminated my contract. So sometime in late June or early July, I'll be writing my last blog post here. I'll have more to add later on,...

By Dan Froomkin  |  June 19, 2009; 9:07 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (266)
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Funny Speech, Dismal Dinner

President Obama's speech to the White House Correspondents' Association dinner on Saturday night was full of delightfully deflating zingers in which Obama gently mocked his reputation, his top aides -- and his political opponents. Here's the full text. When...

By Dan Froomkin  |  May 11, 2009; 11:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
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The Krugman Test

Newsweek's cover story this week is about Paul Krugman, the New York Times opinion columnist and Nobel Prize-winning economist who has also become a leading critic of the Obama administration's bank bailout plans. But the story arguably says more about...

By Dan Froomkin  |  March 31, 2009; 11:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Obama v. D.C. , Press Watch  
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White House vs. Santelli

The White House pushback against cable TV chatter continues. (See my post from last week, Washington vs. the Rest of America.) As Michael D. Shear wrote in Saturday's Washington Post, Press Secretary Robert Gibbs on Friday "unleashed a barrage of...

By Dan Froomkin  |  February 23, 2009; 1:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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A Missed Opportunity

Obama's news conference last night. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds) The media coverage of Barack Obama's first presidential news conference last night has been generally positive, concluding that he was commanding and resolute as he pressed his argument for an economic stimulus...

By Dan Froomkin  |  February 10, 2009; 10:26 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (46)
Categories:  Financial Crisis , Press Watch  
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The Big Test on Monday Night

The White House announced yesterday that President Obama will hold his first news conference on Monday -- in prime time, no less -- to talk about the need for his economic stimulus package. This will present a real test for...

By Dan Froomkin  |  February 6, 2009; 10:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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