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  • ** FILE ** President Obama and veteran White House reporter Helen Thomas (left) celebrate a shared birthday on Aug. 4, 2009, in the White House Press Briefing Room in Washington. Ms. Thomas died on Saturday, July 20, 2013. (Associated Press)

    Hamas pines for 'pioneer' Helen Thomas: 'We respect you'

    The military wing of Hamas posted on its website a tribute to noted White House reporter Helen Thomas, who died Saturday: "Rest in peace, Helen Thomas."

  • ** FILE ** President Obama and veteran White House reporter Helen Thomas, left, celebrate a shared birthday Aug. 4, 2009, in the White House Press Briefing Room in Washington. Ms. Thomas passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013. (Associated Press)

    Helen Thomas, pioneer journalist, dies at 92

    Helen Thomas, the irrepressible White House correspondent who used her seat in the front row of history to grill nine presidents — often to their discomfort and was not shy about sharing her opinions, died Saturday. She was 92.

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    TAUBE: Helen Thomas uncensored

    Palestinian National Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has made many foolish decisions in past negotiations with the United States and Israel. Yet his decision to honor disgraced former reporter Helen Thomas really takes the cake.

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    Israeli and Palestinian negotiators are to hold talks soon in what would be their first public meeting in more than two months, a senior official said Tuesday.

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    Fox News Channel has been granted a much-coveted front-row seat in the White House briefing room.

  • Fox gets front-row seat in White House press room

    Fox News Channel has been granted a much-coveted front-row seat in the White House briefing room.

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    "Want to be a woman in comedy? Be funny, but not too funny. Be beautiful. Or don't be beautiful, you sellout, you. Are you writing this down?

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Good riddance to Helen Thomas

    The only regret I have about the abrupt termination of the career of Helen Thomas is that it did not end sooner ("Hag gagged," Comment & Analysis, June 8).

  • ** FILE ** Helen Thomas (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

    EDITORIAL: The Brady Campaign's anti-Semitic honoree

    Disgraced reporter Helen Thomas' May 27 rant that Israelis should "get the hell out of Palestine" and go back to Germany or Poland brought justifiable condemnation in some circles. The Society of Professional Journalists is considering renaming its Helen Thomas Award for Lifetime Achievement, and Bethesda's Walt Whitman High School withdrew its invitation for Ms. Thomas to be its commencement speaker this week. Even President Obama belatedly admitted, "Her comments were offensive." Too bad the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence doesn't agree.

  • ** FILE ** Helen Thomas (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

    MASTIO: Courageous, then only a crank

    For decades, Helen Thomas was a trailblazer. She was the first female member or leader of more organizations than I've ever joined, but for years now she's been little more than an embarrassment. If Helen Thomas did one useful thing in the 21st century, it was to prove that journalistic snobbery toward citizen journalism had nothing to do with high standards and everything to do with hanging in the right crowd.

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