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Joseph Curl

Joseph Curl covered the White House and politics for a decade for The Washington Times. He can be reached at [email protected] and on Twitter @josephcurl.

Articles by Joseph Curl

Is George Stephanopoulos the next Brian Williams?

With word emerging today that ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos gave "$50,001 to $100,000" to the Clinton Foundation, the network will soon face the Brian Williams Quandary -- is its top "newsman" trustworthy when delivering news. Published May 14, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton poses for a photo with Simpson College student MacKenzie Bills, center, after meeting with Iowa Democratic Party lawmakers at the Statehouse, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Hillary heading back to Iowa -- will she take questions?

Without or without her Scooby Doo van -- and definitely without a stop at Chipotle -- Hillary Clinton is heading back to Iowa, where she may or may not take questions from the media, or even the "ordinary Americans" she "represents." Published May 14, 2015

FILE - In this April 29,2015 file photo, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks in Houston. He spoke in a language most Republican presidential primary voters do not understand. “You are part of the new wave of hope for this country,” Jeb Bush said in fluent Spanish to the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference this week. Switching to English, he said the U.S. needs immigrants for the country “to become young and dynamic again.”  (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)

Republicans bash Bush (Jeb) on Iraq War

Republicans with White House aspirations are quickly running away from the Iraq War, splitting with Jeb Bush, who said he would invade Iraq even without the threat of weapons of mass destruction. Published May 13, 2015

ABC News' Chris Cuomo is leaving the network for CNN, where he is expected to host a new morning show. (Associated Press)

Trump, liberal MSM blames Republicans for Amtrak crash

Some hardcore liberal ghouls came out of the woodwork shortly after the overnight crash of an Amtrak train near Philadelphia, saying Republicans are to blame for failing to fund infrastructure spending and increasing the federal train agency's budget. Published May 13, 2015

Repubican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard chief executive, speaks at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, in New York, Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Fiorina and Hillary Rodham Clinton are bidding to become the first female U.S. president. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Fiorina Buys

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, who on Monday announced her campaign for the presidency, was ribbed online for failing to buy the domain Her answer: She bought Seth Published May 6, 2015

Hillary Rodham Clinton on the campaign trail. (Associated press)

Team Hillary launches 'rapid response' website

Team Hillary on Tuesday launched a new "rapid response" website and its first order of business: Try to debunk a new book titled "Clinton Cash," which details a convulated tale of money and influence through her charity organization. Published May 5, 2015


Hillary Rodham Clinton, who announced her bid for the presidency April 12, has now gone 24 days while taking just seven questions from the media -- one of which she answered with "I'm having a great time." Published May 5, 2015


Can Chris Christie still make a run?

Chris Christie remains on track to make a run in 2016. And he isn't shying away from tough issues: Last month, he broached the third rail of politics, proposing massive reforms to federal entitlement programs -- reductions to Social Security benefits and raising the eligibility age for retirees. Published May 3, 2015

ABC: Don't you dare use our Bruce Jenner clips

ABC is putting some serious restrictions on what news organizations can do with the Event of the Century -- the network's interview with woman wannabe Bruce Jenner. Published April 24, 2015