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Jennifer Harper

Jennifer Harper

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Articles by Jennifer Harper

Blogging dangerous for foreign journalists

More bloggers and online scribes have been jailed worldwide than any other breed of journalists, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), which released its annual "prison census" survey Thursday. Published December 4, 2008

Texas, FEMA feud over storm relief

As far as many Texans are concerned, Hurricane Ike never went away. Almost three months after the storm struck the Lone Star State, debris and animal carcasses still litter coastal beaches. Published December 4, 2008

Medical security tops urgency list

The nation's health worries have taken a distinct turn. It's not fear of cancer, heart disease or AIDS that alarms Americans the most. It's health care. Published December 2, 2008

Inside Politics

Negative press is beginning to surface. There's caterwaul from assorted pundits and whining from some supporters. Still, the nation has high hopes for President-elect Barack Obama. Published November 28, 2008

Inside Politics

Could this offer a subtle clue about President Bush's inclinations once he leaves office? Mr. Bush introduced an intriguing new term in his Thanksgiving proclamation this year. Published November 27, 2008

Inside Politics

We know that the Bush administration and the Obama transition team are playing nice together. But wait a minute. He's not president. Yet. Published November 26, 2008

Inside Politics

"Hillary Clinton can be a great secretary of state if she puts presidential ambition aside," writes Mike Lupica of the New York Daily News. Published November 25, 2008

Inside Politics Weekend

"She is the best politician in our family." — Former President Bill Clinton, speaking of his daughter Chelsea, to Bunte magazine. Published November 23, 2008

Inside Politics

Civility may be the prudent choice for conservatives at the moment. Published November 20, 2008

Inside Politics

Pollster John Zogby is garnering criticism from some bloggers for conducting a survey of 512 "Obama voters" on behalf of HowObamagotelected.com, the Web site of talk radio-host-turned-filmmaker John Seigler, who is promoting a film of the same name. Published November 19, 2008

Inside Politics

The fuss over Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's possible appointment as secretary of state in the Obama administration has gone on for five days - now resembling a dramatic tableau complete with special lighting, sound effects and music. Published November 18, 2008