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What It Takes to Be White House Press Secretary
Press secretaries from the Obama, Bush and Clinton administrations discuss the role and what it takes to succeed as the delicate bridge between the president and the press.
The 'Protective Pool' of Journalists Who Cover Presidents: What to Know
Since winning the election, President-elect Donald Trump has broken with tradition and traveled twice without his protective press pool. On one of them, he made waves by going to a Manhattan steakhouse without members of the media. Why is this a topic of discussion and what does it signal for
Everything You Need to Know About the White House Correspondents' Dinner
They call it “nerd prom.” The annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner (WHCD) is one of Washington’s hottest tickets. It’s a night where journalists rub shoulders with Hollywood celebrities, athletes and administrators. The star-studded event is hosted by the White House Correspondents’
How to Turn The President Into A Comedian In 5 Easy Steps
Presidents give hundreds of speeches every year on topics from the mundane to the consequential, but there are only a handful of times when they have to be funny – on purpose. Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner will be one of them when President...
The Note: Grill On The Hill - Homeland Security Edition
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES IN THE HOT SEAT: President Obama’s pick for a key national security post is set to be grilled on Capitol Hill today over allegations of misconduct, specifically that he “personally facilitated and assisted” the approval of a visa application for...
Obama And Biden: On The Road Again (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OBAMA GOES MOBILE: “Drawing renewed attention to the economy, President Barack Obama will return this week to an Illinois college where he once spelled out a vision for an expanded and strengthened middle class as a freshman U.S. senator, long...
This Week: 07/21: Detroit Mayor Dave Bing on City Declaring Bankruptcy
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Roundtable II: This Week in Politics
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The Social Climber: 'Veronica Mars' Cast Give Preview of Movie at Comic-Con
The Movie Got the Green Light After Fans Raised More Than $2 Million on Kickstarter
Honoring a Trail Blazer: Remembering Helen Thomas
Fearless White House correspondent paved way for fellow female journalists.