August 26, 1988 |
Rep. Dick Cheney (R-Wyo.), a member of the House Republican leadership, was released from George Washington University Hospital today, a week after undergoing coronary bypass surgery. Cheney, 47, suffered three mild heart attacks in 1978, 1984 and in June of this year.
June 30, 1988 |
Rep. Dick Cheney (R-Wyo.) was taken to George Washington University Hospital on Wednesday suffering from chest pains, and his office said the lawmaker was in stable condition. Cheney, 46, suffered mild heart attacks in 1978 and 1984.
November 25, 1987 |
The secretary general of the Organization of American States, Joao Baena Soares, was hospitalized Tuesday with what was described as a heart problem. OAS spokesman Edgardo Costa said that Baena Soares, a 56-year-old Brazilian diplomat, was in stable condition at George Washington University Hospital.
March 8, 1990 |
Arthur A. Fletcher, recently appointed chairman of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission, on Wednesday underwent his second triple bypass heart surgery in less than six months. Doctors at George Washington University Hospital concluded that the previous bypass surgery "didn't take," a spokeswoman said.
January 15, 1985 |
An unidentified man shot himself early today at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, authorities said. The man, described as in his early 30s, was taken to George Washington University Hospital, where he was listed in serious condition.
July 13, 1990 |
Republican Party Chairman Lee Atwater, who has been battling a brain tumor, has been rehospitalized for routine tests and therapy, a staff aide said Thursday. The spokeswoman said Atwater was undergoing routine physical therapy, blood tests and scans at George Washington University Hospital.
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April 22, 2004
Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Mary McGrory died Wednesday night at George Washington University Hospital, the Washington Post reported. The cause of death was not disclosed. McGrory, whose career stretched from the Army-McCarthy hearings of 1954 to the Iraq war of 2003, was 85. A full obituary will appear in Friday's editions.
August 16, 2013 |
The intense competition of a presidential campaign almost always generates innovation, from the first television ads for Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1952 to Bill Clinton's rapid-response war room in 1992 to George W. Bush's get-out-the-vote drive in 2004. In 2012, the cutting edge involved data. The way the Obama campaign exploited vast amounts of information to guide which doors it knocked on, what voters it targeted and what ads it bought already has entered into election lore. But data also significantly changed the journalism of the 2012 campaign.
December 20, 2011 |
Rick Vetter was rushing to board the Amtrak train in Charlotte, N.C., on a recent Sunday afternoon when a canine officer suddenly blocked the way. Three federal air marshals in bulletproof vests and two officers trained to spot suspicious behavior watched closely as Seiko, a German shepherd, nosed Vetter's trousers for chemical traces of a bomb. Radiation detectors carried by the marshals scanned the 57-year-old lawyer for concealed nuclear materials. When Seiko indicated a scent, his handler, Julian Swaringen, asked Vetter whether he had pets at home in Garner, N.C. Two mutts, Vetter replied.
October 14, 1992 |
General Motors Corp. Chairman Robert Stempel was in serious condition with an undisclosed illness Tuesday night in a Washington hospital, a spokeswoman said. George Washington University Hospital spokeswoman Terry Abdoo declined to provide details about Stempel's illness. Stempel, 59, was meeting with a representative of the Conference Board shortly after noon at the Willard Hotel when he became ill, GM said in a statement.