- Making News: Dutch Voters Expected to Reject EU Constitution
In Holland today, voters are expected to follow the French in rejecting a new constitution for the European Union. But there's more to the voting than just the constitution. Kees Versteegh, who covers European affairs for the Dutch paper NRC Handelsblat, says the consequences of the referendum on Dutch politics are substantial.
- Reporter's Notebook: Is Mark Felt the Only Deep Throat?
Vanity Fair magazine first quoted former FBI agent Mark Felt as saying, "I'm the guy they called Deep Throat." Now the Washington Post has confirmed it. Tomorrow, the Post will publish an article about the matter by Bob Woodward, one of the original Watergate reporters. Historian Joan Hoff, former president of the Center for the Study of the Presidency in New York and author of Nixon Reconsidered, is skeptical.
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