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Three newspapers lose campaign plane seats

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Three conservative newspapers, The Washington Times, the New York Post and The Dallas Morning News, have lost their seats on Barack Obama's press plane.

Tony Snow joining CNN

ATLANTA, April 21 (UPI) -- Tony Snow, the former Fox News commentator and White House spokesman, is joining CNN, the U.S. network said Monday.

Jose Offerman suspended after arrest

BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Aug. 15 (UPI) -- The Atlantic League Wednesday suspended Long Island Ducks shortstop Jose Offerman after his arrest on charges of assaulting two opposing players with a bat.

Judy Woodruff leaving daily TV

ATLANTA, April 29 (UPI) -- Judy Woodruff, who began her television career 30 years ago as a secretary and weather girl in Georgia, plans to retire from full-time work this year.

War talk sweeps city

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- In this city obsessed with the Iraq confrontation, you can a hear a plan de jour, from the United States destruction of Syria to the dismemberment of the Saudi Arabia kingdom, to a plan where President George W. Bush will end up taking Jewish votes from t
RICHARD SALE and NICHOLAS M. HORROCK, UPI Correspondents

Who really wrote 'The Night Before Xmas'

NEW YORK, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Isn't it about time we recognize Henry Livingston, not Clement Clarke Moore, as the writer of "The Night Before Christmas" now that indisputable evidence has be
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

What U.S. papers say about Kerry

U.S. newspaper editorial comment on Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry's likely run for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Sept.11: One year on: Anthrax 5, FBI 0

Nearly a year after anthrax-laden letters took the lives of five people, the FBI appears stymied, bereft of serious suspects and openly retracing investigative steps taken months ago. The frustrations of the anthrax case compound the difficulties of an
DEE ANN DIVIS and NICHOLAS M. HORROCK, United Press International

Sleuthing for Shakespeare by computer

In 1995, Vassar Shakespeare scholar Donald Foster made an electrifying announcement. Using new, computer-aided analysis, he conclusively identified a dreary, pi
WARD E. Y. ELLIOTT and ROBERT J. VALENZA

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Pinpointing yeast's proteins

NEW HAVEN, Conn., March 14 (UPI) -- Researchers investigating baker's yeast, including the organism's proteins and where they reside within the cell, reported Thursday they have completed one of the first large-scale applications in the burgeoning field of proteomics. The work is published

Re-asessing Clinton

Under the byline of "Anonymous', Joe Klein will forever be linked to the Clinton Presidency as the author of the best selling novel 'Primary Colors." A thinly v
MARTIN WALKER, Chief International Correspondent
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Joe Klein (born September 7, 1946) is a longtime Washington, D.C. and New York journalist and columnist, known for his novel Primary Colors, an anonymously written roman à clef portraying Bill Clinton's first presidential campaign. Klein is currently a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and is a former Guggenheim Fellow. Since 2003 he has been a contributor at the current affairs Time news group. In April 2006, he published Politics Lost, a book on what he calls the "pollster-consultant industrial complex". He has also written articles and book reviews for The New Republic, The New York Times, The Washington Post, LIFE and Rolling Stone.

Klein graduated from the Hackley School and the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in American civilization. In 1969, Klein began reporting for the Essex County Newspapers, and The Peabody Times in Massachusetts In 1972, he reported for Boston's WGBH, and until 1974 he was also the news editor for The Real Paper in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was a contributing editor for Rolling Stone from 1975 to 1980, and Washington bureau chief from 1975 to 1977. He became friends with actor-director Tom Laughlin after interviewing him for Rolling Stone and appeared briefly as a reporter in Laughlin's 1977 film Billy Jack Goes to Washington.

Klein published Woody Guthrie: A Life in 1980 and Payback: Five Marines After Vietnam in 1984. He was a political columnist for New York from 1987 to 1992 where he won the Peter Kihss Award for reporting on the 1989 race for Mayor of New York. In May 1992 he joined Newsweek and wrote the column "Public Lives", which won a National Headliner Award in 1994. Newsweek also won a National Magazine Award for their coverage of Bill Clinton's 1992 victory. From 1992 to 1996 he was also a consultant for CBS News, providing commentary.

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