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Edward Zuckerman

Edward Zuckerman
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Edward Zuckerman began his newspaper career in 1963 when he landed a job in Chicago Heights, Ill. After working for newspapers in Kankakee, Ill., and Gary, Ind., he joined the Ridder Newspaper Group’s Washington bureau in 1970. He left the bureau, which had become the Knight-Ridder Washington Bureau, to establish PACs & Lobbies, a newsletter that he edited and published from 1980 to 2005.

Transportation fatalities increased in 2016 As millions of Americans buckled up to hit the highways for the annual Thanksgiving holiday migration, which by all accounts...

FCC takes action against robocallers The Federal Communications Commission approved a rule to protect consumers from unwanted robocalls by removing regulatory obstacles that keep phone...

Sexual abuse in the U.S. military The Department of Defense received 6,153 reports of sexual abuse during fiscal year 2016, an 8.4% increase above the...

Amtrak ended 2017 with record-smashing results By all performance metrics and revenue tabulations, fiscal year 2017 was a record-smashing year for Amtrak. The quasi-government passenger...

Fewer apartment dwellers moved in 2017 Some people rent apartments rather than buy houses because their short-term futures or housing needs may require them to...

No second chance for security clearance violation The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia affirmed the FBI’s revocation of a security...

NTSB accuses sister agency of lax enforcement A sleep-deprived motorcoach driver was directly responsible for a California highway crash that killed four and injured more...

NTSB team probes self-drive crash A four-member team of National Transportation Safety Board investigators were dispatched to Las Vegas to examine a minor road crash...

Canine has a nose for cocaine A canine trained to detect narcotics led border patrol agents at the World Trade Bridge near Laredo, Tex., to...

GAO: Border patrol is short-handed During the five-year period from 2012 to 2016, almost 2 million illegal aliens were nabbed while trying to cross the...