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Richard Nixon

Watergate scandal site, made famous by ‘Deep Throat,’ set for demolition

One of the iconic locations of the Watergate scandal will soon be no more. No, we’re not talking about the Watergate complex itself, where the most famous burglars in American political history broke into the Democratic National Committee headquarters on June 17, 1972 — 42 years ago on Tuesday.  Nor is it the former Howard […]

I am not a brook: meet Minnesota’s Nixon Lake

An awkward shape on the exurban landscape that resembles, with a little imagination, the 37th president whose name it shares, you can almost read it as hunched over, with poor posture, and the suggestion of a ski-slope nose on its west shore.

Obama’s three scandals: a closer look

Given the state of our political culture, it’s natural that many on the right will exaggerate the gravity of each “scandal” and many on the left will dismiss them.