In the Loop: Nixon

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 06/19/2013

Eric Holder: Echoes of other Washington officials?

No politican or government official likes to step down if doing so might give critics comfort.

By Al Kamen  |  08:00 AM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eric Holder, J. Edgar Hoover, Lyndon Johnson, Nixon, Darrell Issa, Ben Bradlee, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 04/04/2013

Embassies for mega-donors: A venerable tradition

Obama’s naming of wealthy contributors is in keeping with a long-standing tradition.

By Al Kamen  |  11:39 AM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obama, Bruce Heyman, Ruth Farkas, Nixon, Kalmbach, Canada, ambassador, mega-donor, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 11/09/2012

Obama and the press: an inauspicious start

This president, unlike some of his predecessors, declines to hold press conference right after reelection.

By Al Kamen  |  04:10 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  President Obama, media, press, Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Richard Nixon, Lyndon Johnson, Bob Haldeman, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Who was the last GOP president to win without a Bush or Nixon on the ticket?

When was the last time a Republican won the presidency without a Nixon or Bush on the ticket?

By Al Kamen  |  03:42 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bush, Nixon, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Mitt Romney’s 47 percent first used by Nixon?

Seems Mitt Romney’s worry about 47 percent of people being freeloaders is nothing new

By Al Kamen  |  12:50 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, 47, 47 percent, Nixon, McGovern, commercial, 1972, welfare, hard hat, Democrats for Nixon, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 06/14/2012

Monte Carlo codel: Sign up now!

A conference official blames In the Loop’s inquiries for shrinking a congressional delegation headed to a gathering at the gambling mecca.

By Al Kamen  |  02:47 PM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  OSCE, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, NATO, Spencer Oliver, Nixon, Watergate, Congressional Delegation, Codel, Soviet Union, European Union, Chris Smith, Robert Aderholt, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop