In the Loop: Ronald Reagan

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 03:19 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Obama pardons far fewer than other presidents

President pardons fewer applicants than other recent presidents.

By Al Kamen  |  03:19 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obama, pardons, commutations, propublica, study, Justice Department, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Henry Kissinger once called Brzezinski ‘a total whore’

The State Department Historian’s office publishes a series which, subject to security concerns, aims to give readers ”a comprehensive record of the major foreign policy decisions of the United States.”

By Al Kamen  |  12:13 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Henry Kissinger, Zbigniew Brzezinski, whore, State Department, Brent Scrowcroft, Shah of Iran, Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, David rockefeller, Trilateral Commission, Bilderburg Group, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop