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Ben Wolfgang

Ben Wolfgang

Ben Wolfgang covers the White House for The Washington Times.

Before joining the Times in March 2011, Ben spent four years as a political reporter at the Republican-Herald in Pottsville, Pa.

He can be reached at bwolfgang@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Ben Wolfgang

The wreckage of an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 is pictured after it crashed while landing at the San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco on Saturday, July 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Intern who confirmed fake Asiana pilots' names is 'very intelligent': NTSB

The summer intern who confirmed to a California TV station that "Captain Sum Ting Wong" and three others piloted the Asiana Airlines flight that crashed July 6 at San Francisco International Airport is being described by the federal government as a "very intelligent young man." Published July 16, 2013

** FILE ** Attorney General Eric Holder listens as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 6, 2013, before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing "Oversight of the U.S. Department of Justice." (Associated Press)

EXCLUSIVE: Feds admit improper scrutiny of candidate, donor tax records

A government watchdog has found for the first time that confidential tax records of several political candidates and campaign donors were improperly scrutinized by government officials, but the Justice Department has declined to prosecute any of the cases. Published July 15, 2013

The wreckage of an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 is pictured after it crashed while landing at the San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco on Saturday, July 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Asiana Airlines to sue TV station over fake names

An Oakland, Calif., TV station now faces a lawsuit from Asiana Airlines after a news anchor read fake, racially insensitive names purported to belong to pilots involved in the July 6 crash in San Francisco, NBC News reported. Published July 15, 2013

** FILE ** George Zimmerman arrives in the courtroom for his trial at the Seminole County Criminal Justice Center, in Sanford, Fla., Friday, July 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Joe Burbank, Pool)

Zimmerman jury deliberates as Florida, nation on edge

As a jury weighs the fate of accused murderer George Zimmerman, leaders in Sanford, Fla., and beyond are pleading for calm but also preparing for violence as one of the most racially charged trials in recent U.S. history draws to a close. Published July 13, 2013