Carol Lee

Wall Street Journal

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White House reporter for the Wall Street Journal; former White House reporter for Politico

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Ambassador Chris Stevens was considered a hero who helped liberate Libya from Moammar Gadhafi, but he died last night in an armed attack in Benghazi, the first such incident of its…

US Ambassador Killed in Libya, 11 Years after September 11

Ambassador Chris Stevens was considered a hero who helped liberate Libya from Moammar Gadhafi, but he died last night in an armed attack in Benghazi, the first such incident of its…

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Another high-level meeting was planned for the White House this afternoon, but it's considered unlikely to break the stalemate over taxes, spending and raising the debt limit by August…

Debt Negotiations Devolve

Another high-level meeting was planned for the White House this afternoon, but it's considered unlikely to break the stalemate over taxes, spending and raising the debt limit by August…

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Barack Obama today  named Tom Daschle  to be his  Secretary of Health and Human Services .

Obama Criticizes Blagojevich, Names Daschle to HSS

Barack Obama today named Tom Daschle to be his Secretary of Health and Human Services .

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