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George E. Condon Jr. is White House correspondent for National Journal. He joined National Journal at the beginning of the Obama administration, covering the White House for CongressDaily. Prior to that, he covered the White House and national politics as Washington bureau chief for Copley News Service and the San Diego Union-Tribune. Condon has interviewed eight presidents and reported from 88 countries. He led the team that won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for coverage of the corruption of Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham. Condon is a past president of the White House Correspondents Association and the Gridiron Club and past chairman of the National Press Foundation.

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The White House didn't want to spend the summer consumed by foreign policy.

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Obama's address was a striking escalation over his past rhetoric on terrorism and his willingness to engage militarily in the Middle East.

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The House and Senate return with an agenda that includes a critical measure to fund the government before they return to the campaign trail.

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The long-standing alliance has been searching for a mission since the fall of the Soviet Union. But Putin's aggression in Ukraine has sharpened NATO's priorities.

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