Barely into his second term, President Obama is facing comparisons to Richard Nixon. His press secretary, Jay Karney, fielded questions today about the IRS allegedly "targeting" conservative groups and the Department of Justice seizing phone records from Associated Press editors and reporters. David Hawkings has covered Washington for 25 years. He was managing editor of CQ Weekly. His new Roll Call blog is Hawkings Here.
Controversies Shaking Administration on All Fronts
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