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Assad denies responsibility for chemical attacks

Assad denies responsibility for chemical attacks

MOSCOW, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Syrian President Bashar Assad said Wednesday the chemical weapons attack in his country was "despicable" but it wasn't his forces that used them.

Pollster sees U.S. buying into economy

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- A Democratic pollster said voter surveys have showed Americans are generally confident the U.S. economy is improving slowly in line with government statistics.
Gergen: Obama erred in airing Maliki talks

Gergen: Obama erred in airing Maliki talks

WASHINGTON, July 22 (UPI) -- Political pundit David Gergen said U.S. Sen. Barack Obama should have kept the contents of his discussions with Iraq's prime minister confidential.
Paul denies writing racist articles

Paul denies writing racist articles

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Republican U.S. presidential contender Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, said he didn't write articles containing racist remarks in a newsletter published in his name.

Romney's old school persona questioned

BOSTON, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Campaign observers have questioned whether former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is actually as old-school as he comes across or whether it is a political ploy.

Snow draws criticism for fund raising

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- White House Press Secretary Tony Snow has drawn criticism for raising money for Republican candidates with speaking engagements.

CNN news chief resigns in flap

ATLANTA, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- CNN's chief news executive has resigned amid growing controversy over his apparent claim that U.S. troops in Iraq intentionally tried to kill reporters.

Analysis: Too close to call?

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- TV news divisions went into election night promising not to project winners in states where vote totals for President George W. Bush and Sen. John Kerry were too close to call, but the discipline didn't hold, as Fox News called Bush a winner
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Gergen on Berger: 'Innocent' actions

WASHINGTON, July 20 (UPI) -- A former colleague said Tuesday Clinton national security adviser Sandy Berger only took copies of documents from the National Archives.

Think tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, May 12 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. This is the first of several wrap-ups for May 12. Contents: TOPOFF 2 wargame; Kerry's point on C

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Think tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, June 18 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering brief opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks.

Hot Buttons: Talk show topics

The 30th anniversary of the Watergate scandal has spawned a flurry of discussion of who the secret White House source to Washington Post reporter Robert Woodward is. In honor of the anniversary, former counsel to President Richard Nixon, John Dean, promis
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'West Wing': The documentary?

LOS ANGELES, April 23 (UPI) -- NBC's Emmy-winning drama, "The West Wing," will come off as more of a documentary in this week's episode, a special built around interviews with dozens of real
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

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David Richmond Gergen (last name pronounced /ˈɡɜrɡən/; born May 9, 1942; also known as David Rodham Gergen) is an American political consultant and presidential advisor during the administrations of Nixon, Ford, Reagan, and Clinton. He is currently Director of the Center for Public Leadership and a professor at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Gergen was born in Durham, North Carolina. He has a brother, Kenneth J. Gergen, a psychologist and professor at Swarthmore College. Gergen earned his bachelor's degree from Yale University in 1963. In 1967, he received his law degree from Harvard University, and currently is a member of the D.C. Bar. That same year Gergen married Anne Gergen of England. She is a family therapist and they live in Cambridge, Massachusetts. They have two children, Christopher and Katherine.

Gergen served in the U.S. Navy for three-and-a-half years, serving on a ship home-ported in Japan, and is a well-known proponent of mandatory national service.

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