Jackie Calmes

New York Times

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White House correspondent for the New York Times; former chief political reporter for the Wall Street Journal

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The most memorable moment of President Obama’s State of the Union Address was when he introduced Sgt. First Class Cory Remsburg to the country.

State of the Union: The Soldier Who Stole the Show

The most memorable moment of President Obama’s State of the Union Address was when he introduced Sgt. First Class Cory Remsburg to the country.

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The Obama White House is "as incredulous and bewildered as the rest of Washington" that  House Speaker John Boehner  had to cancel his vote on what he called "Plan B" because he failed…

Conservative House Republicans Reject Boehner's Plan B

The Obama White House is "as incredulous and bewildered as the rest of Washington" that House Speaker John Boehner had to cancel his vote on what he called "Plan B" because he failed…

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George Bush has a  disapproval rating of 69% , the worst presidential rating in the history of the Gallup Poll.  The Wall Street Journal/NBC survey shows that just  27% of voters  like…

The GOP Candidate in What's Supposed to Be a 'Democratic Year'

George Bush has a disapproval rating of 69% , the worst presidential rating in the history of the Gallup Poll.  The Wall Street Journal/NBC survey shows that just 27% of voters like…

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