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Dana Milbank

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Milbank: Getting lost and disconnected in cloud of technology

By Dana Milbank April 19, 2014 6 a.m.

WASHINGTON — I missed my brother's anniversary last week. But I have a very 21st-century excuse: I lost it in the cloud. I discovered this the next day when my sister-in-law mentioned they had been out to dinner to celebrate their 15th.

Milbank: On Benghazi, Republicans reside in echo chamber

By Dana Milbank April 5, 2014 6 a.m.

House Republicans on Wednesday held Benghazi hearing number 1,372,569, give or take, and this time they were determined to find the proof that had eluded them in the previous 1,372,568: That Obama administration officials had put politics before national security.

Milbank: GOP eyes short-term prospects, ignores long-term reality

By Dana Milbank March 22, 2014 6 a.m.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democratic National Committee chairwoman, was in an elevator with her staff Tuesday morning, leaving the National Press Club, where she had just held a televised news conference.

Milbank: Sleepless in the Senate: a show against climate change

By Dana Milbank March 15, 2014 6 a.m.

The filibuster has been used to delay many things over the years: Civil rights, spending bills, presidential nominees and, most recently, Obamacare. But this may be the first time in history that a group of senators filibustered themselves.

Milbank: Obama budget comes with plenty of vision but no teeth

By Dana Milbank March 8, 2014 6 a.m.

When White House press secretary Jay Carney led a quartet of President Obama's top advisers into an auditorium for the annual rollout of the budget Tuesday, only 40 of the room's 120 seats were occupied — and several of the reporters there had come to ask Carney about Ukraine.

Milbank: Justices appear skeptical in battle over EPA carbon rules

By Dana Milbank March 1, 2014 6 a.m.

WASHINGTON -- It has the makings of a royal mess for "King Barack."

Milbank: Obama is letting down his party as Dems fall behind

By Dana Milbank February 22, 2014 6 a.m.

WASHINGTON — President Obama, in trouble at home, is quite literally heading for the border. His approval rating is in the 40s, vulnerable Democratic candidates don't want to be seen with him and Republicans think his unpopularity could win them the Senate. So it's likely no coincidence that Obama is making himself scarce in these parts.

Milbank: Republican policymakers seeking a few good ideas

By Dana Milbank February 15, 2014 6 a.m.

It is time, Jim DeMint told his fellow conservatives, to come up with a program beyond opposing everything President Obama does.

Milbank: Obamacare undermined by agency used to support it

By Dana Milbank February 8, 2014 6 a.m.

For years, the White House has trotted out the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office to show that Obamacare would cut health care costs and reduce deficits:

Milbank: Right wing thinks Republicans are fumbling the ball

By Dana Milbank February 1, 2014 6 a.m.

Legendary football coach Lou Holtz gives motivational lectures about "overcoming seemingly impossible challenges," according to his page on the Washington Speakers Bureau website. So it would seem that Holtz found an ideal client for his services: He was scheduled to deliver a keynote address Wednesday night to the House Republican Conference, meeting in Cambridge, Md.

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