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President Obama

The Presidents and the Press

In light of the recent seizure of AP journalists’ phone records, we examine more than 100 years of Post articles that reflect the changing relationship between the White House and the media. ... More
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Campaign Gaffes

Romney’s recent “47 percent” comment evokes memories of a disastrous gaffe made by Goldwater in an interview with the Post. ... More

Obama Wins Nobel for Peace

For the third time in its history, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded its Peace Prize to an American president in office. What are your thoughts on the Peace Prize? Who would you have nominated for the award this year? ... More

The Spenders

“‘How much cash and credit of the United States Government has been spent since March 4, 1933?’ I finally asked a very high-placed official. He answered calmly enough: ‘I do not know. I do not suppose anybody knows.’” The discussion was quoted in the editorial The Spenders from the August 8, 1936 issue of The […] ... More