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Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - John Harris
Ohio's renewed effort to solve cold-case homicides is now focusing on the unsolved slaying of a 24-year-old Cincinnati man in 2007.
A media war waged largely behind the scenes for months has now flared, leading top dogs at Politico and The Washington Post to stage a sit-down to discuss some perceived biased coverage.
Nine women in Sweden have successfully received transplanted wombs donated from relatives in an experimental procedure that has raised some ethical concerns. The women will soon try to become pregnant with their new wombs, the doctor in charge of the pioneering project has revealed.
Twenty-five years ago, I started out as a reporter in Prince William County, Va. Back then, a slew of young reporters were cutting their teeth in the hinterland near Washington, D.C. — John Harris, the great Washington Post reporter and editor of Politico; Pierre Thomas, also at the Post then but now senior Justice Department correspondent for ABC News; and the talented Laurie Kellman, a colleague at the Prince William Journal now on the Hill for The Associated Press.
Every year, we young reporters in Prince William County would gather at the county's McCoart Administration Center for the annual budget kabuki dance. And quite a dance it was. Every year, the county staffers would ask for much more money — 9, 10, 12 percent increases. The school system, too. Sometimes, the far higher proposed spending budgets would require increases to tax rates. Teachers, union officials and county gadflies would pack the county building for the show.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's wife has questioned her husband's 14-year sentence compared with a ten-day term the same judge handed to an ex-Blagojevich aide.
Officials have stark advice for Londoners planning to stay home this summer and deal with some 11 million visitors attending the Olympic Games.
At the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on Wednesday, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich made an important point about the debate format. He interrupted the bickering of his Republican rivals to reveal the media's underlying motive: Setting up candidates to snipe at one another is a way to carry the water for President Obama.
Britain has dropped a policy of using DNA tests to identify the nationality of African refugees and asylum seekers after criticism that there is no scientific merit to the practice.
A British judge ruled Tuesday that more evidence is needed before deciding whether to grant a mother's wish to have her mentally disabled daughter sterilized _ a case that is troubling medical ethicists.
Attorneys for former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich filed a pretrial motion Tuesday seeking what they claimed was missing evidence in the impeached politician's corruption trial, including records of a phone call between a Blagojevich aide and then White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel.
Barack Obama on the night before he was elected president told an Illinois union leader that his aide Valerie Jarrett was interested in the Illinois Senate seat he was vacating, jurors in the corruption trial of ex-Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich were told Tuesday.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich called Oprah Winfrey a kingmaker who could influence voters as he mulled naming the talk-show host to President Obama's former Senate seat, according to an FBI tape played Monday at his corruption trial.
Sen. Robert C. Byrd, who holds the record as the longest-serving member of Congress, is seriously ill in a Washington-area hospital.
A spellbinding soundtrack of Chicago-style politicking is getting its world premiere as jurors at the trial of former Illinois Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich hear FBI tapes in which Mr. Blagojevich grows increasingly frustrated over efforts to make a deal for the Senate seat Barack Obama vacated after being elected president.
Specifically, Politico's editor-in-chief, John Harris, wants to know why Post media blogger Erik Wemple has been attacking Mike Allen, who writes Politico's popular Playbook tip-sheet.
Meanwhile, Mr. Harris said in a different email