Ben Whitford

Ben Whitford writes for the Guardian, Mother Jones and Newsweek.

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Aug. 22 2009 6:33 AMBankers upbeat about economic growth; CIA reportedly staged mock executions of detainee.
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Aug. 16 2009 6:21 AMRepublicans wary of boisterous health care reform activists; Obama calls for rational debate.
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July 5 2009 6:02 AMIranian clerics voice support for reform movement; opposition details alleged electoral fraud.
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April 18 2009 5:21 AMFresh details emerge about CIA interrogations; Obama's EPA seeks to regulate carbon dioxide.
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Nov. 22 2008 5:34 AMObama taps Timothy Geithner as treasury chief; Clinton looks likely to take secretary of state.
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Sept. 6 2008 5:23 AMFeds to bail out Freddie and Fannie; national unemployment at a five-year high.
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Aug. 21 2008 5:14 AMPolls show McCain and Obama neck and neck; Medicare payouts come under fire.
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Aug. 9 2008 5:02 AMPretty Womanizer
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June 7 2008 4:12 AMSurging oil prices and rampant unemployment send stocks tumbling.
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April 13 2008 5:37 AMA secret arms deal underscores corruption and inefficiency in the Iraqi military.
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March 1 2008 6:01 AMThe Air Force hands a $40 billion contract to a U.S.-Europe partnership.
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Jan. 27 2008 5:19 AMBarack Obama romps to victory in the South Carolina primary.
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Dec. 1 2007 4:24 AMCongressional negotiators agree terms for long-awaited fuel efficiency measures.
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Nov. 10 2007 5:19 AMPakistan's opposition leader remains defiant following house arrest.
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Oct. 7 2007 4:51 AMLife After Bush
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Aug. 19 2009 5:36 AMDemocrats go it alone on health care reform; Afghanistan prepares to go to the polls.
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July 18 2009 5:55 AMWalter Cronkite dies at 92; White House mulls elite interrogation unit for high-value detainees.
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June 6 2009 6:36 AMObama may allow Gitmo detainees to plead guilty without trial; FBI arrests alleged Cuban spies.
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March 14 2009 6:01 AMChina frets over the safety of its trillion-dollar investment in U.S. Treasury bonds.
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Sept. 7 2008 4:47 AMTreasury prepares to bail out Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.
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Aug. 23 2008 4:48 AMBarack Obama gives Delaware Sen. Joe Biden the nod for his No. 2 spot.
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Aug. 12 2008 6:12 AMMoscow sends troops into Georgia; Europe and America wrestle with the ramifications.
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July 5 2008 6:05 AMHow Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe clung to power.
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May 4 2008 7:59 AMMicrosoft walks away from a proposed $50 billion buyout of Yahoo.
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March 30 2008 5:18 AMShiite militiamen frustrate government troops in southern Iraq.
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Feb. 3 2008 5:39 AMThe primary battle heats up ahead of the Super Tuesday vote
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Dec. 2 2007 5:20 AMLobbyists rush to push through rule changes before Bush leaves the White House.
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Nov. 25 2007 5:47 AMPolitical progress in Iraq and Afghanistan hasn't kept pace with military successes.
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Oct. 20 2007 4:45 AMFDA panel says children's cough and cold remedies have no effect.
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Sept. 23 2007 3:31 AMProfiteering at nursing homes leads to declining care standards.

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