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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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Why Obama and Boehner are So Cautious About the Malaysian Jetliner

U.S. leaders remain guarded now, but they know that if the plane was shot down it will shift the discussion against Russia's involvement.

On 'Ukrainian Day,' Obama Slaps Russia and Wins Praise

The president's announcement of stiffer sanctions against Moscow is broadly welcomed.

Disgraced Congressman Randy 'Duke' Cunningham Is a Free Man Again

Federal judge in San Diego lifts all remaining restrictions on the 72-year-old convicted felon.

By Choosing Cleveland, Republicans Dodge Dallas Disaster

Republicans may not win any more voters by hosting their convention in Ohio. But they could have lost votes if it was in Texas.

Why Isn't Obama Going to the Border?

The president will be raising money in Texas, but doesn't plan to see the migrant crisis for himself. His critics will have a field day.  

Threatened Lawsuit Against Obama Viewed With Both Gravitas and Humor

Republican leaders plan to have the House vote in July to sue the president for overreach, but a court case could drag on for years.

A Hot July Forecast on Capitol Hill

Major legislation continues to stack up as lawmakers focus more on the midterms.

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Why Obama and Boehner are So Cautious About the Malaysian Jetliner

U.S. leaders remain guarded now, but they know that if the plane was shot down it will shift the discussion against Russia's involvement.

On 'Ukrainian Day,' Obama Slaps Russia and Wins Praise

The president's announcement of stiffer sanctions against Moscow is broadly welcomed.

Disgraced Congressman Randy 'Duke' Cunningham Is a Free Man Again

Federal judge in San Diego lifts all remaining restrictions on the 72-year-old convicted felon.

By Choosing Cleveland, Republicans Dodge Dallas Disaster

Republicans may not win any more voters by hosting their convention in Ohio. But they could have lost votes if it was in Texas.

Why Isn't Obama Going to the Border?

The president will be raising money in Texas, but doesn't plan to see the migrant crisis for himself. His critics will have a field day.  

Threatened Lawsuit Against Obama Viewed With Both Gravitas and Humor

Republican leaders plan to have the House vote in July to sue the president for overreach, but a court case could drag on for years.

A Hot July Forecast on Capitol Hill

Major legislation continues to stack up as lawmakers focus more on the midterms.

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