Posts Tagged ‘bob woodward’

District Line Daily: Suspicious Vehicle at the White House

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Roads downtown have reopened this morning after police investigated a suspicious vehicle near the White House.
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Sidwell Friends Cuckolding Lawsuit Has Everything: Sex, Creepy P.E. Teachers, Bob Woodward

Prestigious Washington prep school Sidwell Friends is involved in a lawsuit over a former employee's affair, and it is wild, Washingtonian reports.
Plaintiff Terry Newmyer is suing Sidwell and former Sidwell psychologist and sex ed teacher James Huntington, alleging that the school knew that Huntington was having an affair with Newmyer's wife, Tara Mehrbach, even as [...]

The Needle: Remember The Ashburn Edition

Pepco Will Lobby 'Til The Lights Come On: But it won't actually turn the lights on itself. HuffPo D.C. reports: "The power company, fined $1 million by the Maryland Public Service Commission in December for its unreliable service, paid $3.8 million in lobbying expenses while paying negative $508 million in taxes, according to the report." . [...]

Watch Our Bob Woodward Impression!

The Washington Post has decided, apparently, that iPads are the way of the future. And to encourage people to read the paper in the future, they turned to... the Post's past, cutting an ad for their new iPad app that features Bob Woodward and Ben Bradlee (relegating actual working Posties like Dana Milbank, Chris Cillizza, [...]

The Needle: General Election Edition

D.C. Votes! The election that Professional Washington devoted its last year to predicting may be taking place everywhere but the District. But polls are open here in Our Nation's Capital, too. Not much drama to report: Even without Democratic primary loser Adrian Fenty's tepid opposition to a write-in effort on his behalf, it's a good [...]

Brauchli Doctrine Strikes Again?

Howard Kurtz this morning tells the tale of some high-stakes negotiations between Washington Post brass and the Pentagon over the paper's fresh scoop on the war in Afghanistan. The story, by legendary Postie Bob Woodward, conveyed the dire assessment of Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, the top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan: Without troop [...]

Fuego/Frio: Sex, Lies and Videotape

THIS WEEK: The Washington Times digs Democratic sex scandals; the Washington Informer misinforms; Bob Woodward writes a yawner; the Express does some textbook critter-pandering; and Erik withholds the vaunted 'fuego' designation.
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