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Ann Compton
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 15 - 11:57am
@BillHughesDC @Consensys Great opportunity, Bill !! Congratulations !

Ann Compton
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 15 - 11:57am
RT @BillHughesDC: I am very excited to be joining @Consensys as Senior Counsel and Director of Global Regulatory Matters. Lot's of work to do to help make the #Ethereum ecosystem everything that it can be for mankind. My tweets remain my own, of course.

Ann Compton
1 month ago:   Tuesday Jun 29 - 5:31pm
RT @WHhistoryPres: .@WhiteHouseHstry has 8 new staff officing in our courtyard! Plus Mama Duck. https://t.co/1bd2bv1kyj


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Ann Compton
1 month ago:   Wednesday Jun 23 - 10:13am
@Olivia_Beavers @ktullymcmanus Proud of you!!

Ann Compton
1 month ago:   Wednesday Jun 16 - 9:11pm
@WHhistoryPres @USNavy @UofAlabama Beautifully put, Stewart. And he’s smiling down on you.

Ann Compton
1 month ago:   Monday Jun 14 - 5:37pm
@wolfblitzer @CNNSitRoom I cannot imagine a presidential foreign trip without Alec Miran -but Alec, you have earned everyone’s great respect and admiration!

Ann Compton
1 month ago:   Sunday Jun 13 - 11:16am
RT @BillHughesDC: Just a reminder that @dougmillsnyt is the GOAT. That’s all. https://t.co/w4popFXb6g

Ann Compton
1 month ago:   Sunday Jun 6 - 10:32am
RT @BillHughesDC: Incredible. Well deserved. All hail sweet roos https://t.co/MRNwlVgqvW

Ann Compton
2 months ago:   Friday May 28 - 8:10pm
@karentravers @marykbruce @ABC @ABCNewsRadio Amen. And to ALL of you Moms!

Ann Compton
2 months ago:   Friday May 28 - 3:49pm
@DildineWTOP You are a master, with a keen eye. Bravo.

Ann Compton
2 months ago:   Wednesday May 26 - 7:41pm
@BillHughesDC Ours, too, 3 miles from you. Days ago it sounded so distant. Today - it’s right overhead.

Ann Compton
2 months ago:   Sunday May 9 - 9:30pm
Son, You gave me the best gift today - your own newborn son William. Welcome Hughes grandchild number 8, age 7 and under !!!! https://t.co/6H5sateBiQ

Ann Compton
2 months ago:   Wednesday May 5 - 5:51pm
RT @BillHughesDC: Time for a panic attack ⁦@funnydanny⁩ Scientists Tried and Failed to Stop a Hypothetical Deadly Asteroid in an Exercise - VICE https://t.co/PpXx1OMV7k

Ann Compton
2 months ago:   Tuesday May 4 - 9:34pm
@whignewtons And the aluminum siding on the car seat - nice touch!

Ann Compton
3 months ago:   Friday Apr 30 - 11:54am
‘I’d Never Been Involved in Anything as Secret as This’ https://t.co/Q4nfF3itEy via @politico

Ann Compton
3 months ago:   Tuesday Apr 27 - 9:08pm
RT @Miller_Center: Excited to be a part of the next @UVA @UVADemocracy #DemocracyDialogue: ‘Self-government in the age of disunion’ w/ @SenCapito @TimKaine @presjimryan @MelodyCBarnes. What does ‘working together’ even look like these days anyhow?? Register #free & #joinus! Restreaming @ 5:00 pm

Ann Compton
3 months ago:   Thursday Apr 22 - 10:42am
RT @MaxwellSU: TODAY at 11AM EDT: Join Professor Sean O’Keefe and other former senior administration officials for a virtual discussion on the first 100 days of the Biden administration, hosted by @publicservice and @Miller_Center. Register here: https://t.co/vSbAPkauQo

Ann Compton
3 months ago:   Saturday Apr 17 - 6:23pm
Thanks, Mark. These are always welcome. https://t.co/0XpUKzhESa

Ann Compton
3 months ago:   Friday Apr 16 - 4:02pm
@BrookeBaldwin Brava, Brooke!!

Ann Compton
4 months ago:   Sunday Mar 28 - 8:28pm
RT @maryaliceparks: The nation’s capital showing off tonight after the rainstorm https://t.co/WL07bnHnoS


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Ann Compton
4 months ago:   Saturday Mar 20 - 10:36am
@juliemason @SObernauer @OKnox Me, too!!

Ann Compton
4 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 9 - 3:23pm
@reenaninan Is that Kate - who I held the day she was born ?? Omgosh.

Ann Compton
6 months ago:   Saturday Jan 23 - 8:33pm
RT @SecondGentleman: One of many highlights of the past week was a curator-guided tour of the White House. Here are a few photos of what I saw. https://t.co/yUgogPt3Dc


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Ann Compton
6 months ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 1:03pm
@jrpsaki @PressSec @POTUS @VP @SecondGentleman Welcome back, Jen

Ann Compton
6 months ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 9:44am
@AshleyRParker @PhilipRucker Brava, Ashley!!

Ann Compton
6 months ago:   Saturday Jan 9 - 11:20pm
The Dream Team. https://t.co/hG9qCSw2wd

Ann Compton
6 months ago:   Saturday Jan 9 - 7:56pm
RT @cspanhistory: "She saved millions and millions of lives." - daughter Susan Ford Bales talking about her mother, first lady Betty Ford's decision to speak publically about her breast cancer. Watch the full @WhiteHouseHstry interview with @AnnCompton Sunday at 8pm ET on @cspan 3. https://t.co/isrU2KcPz9


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Ann Compton
7 months ago:   Friday Jan 1 - 10:02pm
Beat this? NYNight - fridge full of @CactusCantina leftovers, floor covered with Cheerios, +four VeuveClicquot unopened. Family - the best. GodBless. A HealthyNY to all... -Ann

Ann Compton
7 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 30 - 11:08am
RT @StartHereABC: .@AnnCompton joins @rachelvscott in looking back on the Trump presidency, discussing the norms that he broke and the new norms that were implemented. LISTEN: https://t.co/OCNTZFdcey https://t.co/Fyw48C3zMx


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Ann Compton
7 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 30 - 11:07am
@maryaliceparks @StartHereABC @TheBradMielke @rachelvscott Thanks for inviting me back to walk down White House Memory Lane!

Ann Compton
7 months ago:   Monday Dec 14 - 8:44am
This is the Christmas present I’ve been asking Santa for! Big Congratulations to a star reporter! https://t.co/5h1nTEA2Kc

Ann Compton
7 months ago:   Sunday Dec 13 - 7:43pm
@whignewtons I coulda told’ya! Magic!!

Ann Compton
7 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 9 - 11:17am
Great Holiday gift for political young readers - and a goldmine of presidential trivia for White House correspondents who thought they knew everything (like me 😳) https://t.co/EJsB5SETs6

Ann Compton
7 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 8 - 10:21am
Today Not to be missed in a transition like no other: “Personnel is Power” @Miller_Center https://t.co/W6H37QyAdA

Ann Compton
7 months ago:   Monday Dec 7 - 12:48pm
RT @katebrower: Come one, come all! If you’re like me, you might be looking for something for your kids to do at 4 pm after zoom school. I’d love to hear their questions at my @PoliticsProse event with the incomparable @AnnCompton this Wednesday 12/9! @WHhistoryPres @CapChapReads https://t.co/RgGBmeN5bL

Ann Compton
8 months ago:   Thursday Nov 26 - 1:12pm
@whignewtons I’m grateful Nate has your grin.

Ann Compton
8 months ago:   Saturday Nov 21 - 7:00pm
@ddkochel Wow! It’s spectacular!! Hi to Marisa.

Ann Compton
8 months ago:   Friday Nov 20 - 8:14am
@OKnox Oh, I am so sorry and so disappointed. Your voice has always been one of the strongest in this town. And it will be again. And we will look for you HERE every day. 💪

Ann Compton
8 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 3 - 10:48pm
@OKnox @johnyangtv On AF1 from Columbus to Andrews some pool era speculated Kerry would run his transition from Boston. Seriously.

Ann Compton
8 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 3 - 10:45pm
@NorthHarborNYC @OKnox @johnyangtv I was with Bush all day. Rove looked despondent. Later staff told us they knew they would win but Bush said ‘no gloating.’

Ann Compton
8 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 3 - 10:42pm
@johnyangtv @OKnox I was there. Staff outside Crawford town hall voting location looked despondent. Later said Bush told them not to gloat. During Ohio stop exit polls promoted Kerry. Wrong ——-

Ann Compton
8 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 3 - 10:40pm
RT @johnyangtv: @OKnox I remember that Bush sounded like a defeated man when the spoke to reporters. Was he in Texas and flew back to DC? I can’t recall.

Ann Compton
9 months ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 8:28pm
You are, and have always been, a real champ, Ali! Power to you. https://t.co/Ju13aqqLcM

Ann Compton
9 months ago:   Sunday Oct 18 - 8:27pm
@NorthHarborNYC @JonahDispatch Amen.

Ann Compton
9 months ago:   Tuesday Oct 13 - 11:26am
RT @Miller_Center: JUST ANNOUNCED! Join the Miller Center's @WJAntholis, @MKCary, and @AnnCompton w/ @PoliticsUVA's Paul Freedman for an historic discussion about an historic #Election2020 via @UVa_LifetimeLrn. It will lessen your chances of saying "wha— happa—?"

Ann Compton
10 months ago:   Sunday Oct 4 - 5:31pm
Victory Lap ?

Ann Compton
10 months ago:   Thursday Sep 24 - 11:21am
Words matter. @JMeacham finds contemporary threads in Pres Reagan’s last address. We spoke about one crisis day when my phone rang, a surprising call from the President himself. Please listen to Jon's newest @ItWasSaidPod: https://t.co/qoDRhZ8Wfr

Ann Compton
10 months ago:   Thursday Sep 24 - 11:20am
RT @ToigoFoundation: Next up: #Groundbreakers2020 — our 10th annual summit bringing together women from a mix of industries all focused one on thing—becoming groundbreaking leaders. In the Lead October 6th with the legendary @AnnCompton. Register today: https://t.co/7D6DsVTjog https://t.co/Lf6pD84Emn


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Ann Compton
10 months ago:   Thursday Sep 24 - 10:22am
Ronald Reagan had a way with words. I spoke to @JMeacham about covering that presidency and a special phonecall I received during one of Reagan's busiest days in office. Listen to the latest episode of Jon's @Cadence13_ podcast, @ItWasSaidPod: https://t.co/qoDRhZ8Wfr

Ann Compton
10 months ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 5:06pm
These voices were not heard that day. They are heard now, loud and clear. Thank you, @vermontgmg https://t.co/KNxfnI27Cg

Ann Compton
10 months ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 4:56pm
RT @vermontgmg: .@michaeljmorell, presidential briefer, @CIA: The president asked to see me alone—it was just me, him, and Andy Card. He asked me, “Michael, who did this?” … When all was said and done, the trail would lead to Osama bin Laden. I told him “I’d bet my children’s future on that.”

Ann Compton
10 months ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 4:51pm
RT @AriFleischer: On the biggest news day of their lives, no reporter wanted to be left behind. But I had to throw eight reporters out of what must have felt like a life raft to them. I decided to allow the AP to remain (@sonyagal), ABC News @AnnCompton, photographer @dougmillsnyt, along with...

Ann Compton
10 months ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 4:51pm
RT @vermontgmg: .@AnnCompton, reporter, @ABC News: We were finally able to say on the record—I called my bureau and told them—that the president was heading back to Washington and would address the nation from the Oval Office.

Ann Compton
10 months ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 4:49pm
RT @vermontgmg: @AnnCompton and the White House press corp aboard Air Force One realize they are not returning to Washington. https://t.co/Skp5wP0NQ2


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Ann Compton
10 months ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 11:24am
Ari - I have my notes. Most striking to me was your declaration to the pool in the press cabin at 11:31am “The President is being evacuated.” And that had to be Off-the-Record. Half an hour later we were on the tarmac at Barksdale. https://t.co/cqBYrTdoLm

Ann Compton
11 months ago:   Friday Aug 21 - 4:28pm
@kpowell720 @WGNRadio @BenBradleyTV @DIvory_WGN @DavidHochberg @RichardERoeper @MarkSchanowski Chicago is a great political town - and my hometown!

Ann Compton
11 months ago:   Saturday Aug 8 - 7:50am
RT @jdickerson: “American presidents are judged by history not by the issues they bring into office but the great crises that roll into their path.” - ⁦@AnnCompton⁩. Statecraft: The Bush 41 Team | PBS https://t.co/AJDoxZX1qL

Ann Compton
12 months ago:   Wednesday Aug 5 - 10:56am
RT @Miller_Center: https://t.co/i8R4PoCrox .@AnnCompton, @BarbaraPerryUVA, @authorzoellick, @sbg1 all appeared in #Statecraft, the @PBS documentary on the Bush 41 foreign policy team that aired last night. They discuss the film in 15 minutes, with intros from @wjantholis and @jaymesuehoo of @myvpm.

Ann Compton
12 months ago:   Wednesday Aug 5 - 8:20am
RT @Miller_Center: https://t.co/EWmUInMtRx Hope everyone got to watch #Statecraft on @PBS last night. Still time to register and join us & @myVPM as we discuss the film with 4 who were in it, @AnnCompton, @BarbaraPerryUVA, @authorzoellick, @sbg1, plus @wjantholis & @jaymesueHoo

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Thursday Jul 30 - 8:25am
RT @Miller_Center: https://t.co/EWmUInMtRx Join us next Wednesday morning as we discuss the @PBS #Statecraft documentary w/ @sbg1, @BarbaraPerryUVA, @AnnCompton, Philip Zelikow (all in the film), @wjantholis & @jaymesueHoo of @myVPM. Film airs Tuesday night at 10:00 PM.

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Thursday Jul 30 - 8:24am
RT @Miller_Center: . . . Colin Powell of @cpowellschool, Dan Quayle of @CerberusCapital, Robert Gates of @williamandmary, @CondoleezzaRice, @GovernorSununu, Stephen Hadley of @USIP, Robert Blackwill of @CFR, @AnnCompton, @AmbDennisRoss, @authorzoellick . . . @RichardHaass, @jeffreyaengel, @sbg1,

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Friday Jul 17 - 12:12pm
Half way thru your brilliant career there! ABC is lucky to have u https://t.co/w0DBjcxrut

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Wednesday Jul 8 - 8:40am
Oh, goodness it felt good to have a rollicking political laugh reading Buckley's book! https://t.co/ex3RxeZtmM

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Saturday Jun 13 - 9:47pm
@khats97 I remember your Mom from Pamela's wedding! I hope the messages of admiration from friends bring comfort.

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Wednesday Jun 10 - 10:22am
@JudyWoodruff And Judy - this award was only for reporting done in 2019.

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Wednesday Jun 3 - 5:20pm
Hey, @juliemason great day to dive into the @POTUSPressPool talking about the Presidents we covered together.

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Thursday May 28 - 11:57am
@nachofiesta @markknoller @WhiteHouse How about his coverage of the last half dozen presidents?

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Thursday May 28 - 11:55am
@markknoller you are a national treasure and a sterling example of what the best of @WhiteHouse reporting must be. And you are a generous friend to all of us. Love you, Mark !

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Thursday May 7 - 11:12am
What one famous White House Mother gave the nation. Join Susan Ford Bales and me today 5:30pEDT https://t.co/7W4a3bgjEf https://t.co/yEXxc4PMFI

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Tuesday May 5 - 12:05pm
HistoryHappyHour Pls join me and Susan Ford Thursday 5:30pET . She moved into W H at age 17. https://t.co/WprcOwZgKx @WhiteHouseHstry

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Monday Mar 23 - 11:11am
RT @maggieNYT: "Mr. Trump has become frustrated with Dr. Fauci’s blunt approach at the briefing lectern, which often contradicts things the president has just said, according to two people familiar with the dynamic." https://t.co/MCp3y0ACGS

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Sunday Mar 22 - 3:33pm
@Peggynoonannyc You are and have always been an inspiration, Peggy.

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Saturday Mar 21 - 8:04pm
RT @HowardMortman: 10/13/1988 debate: @AnnCompton asks Bush & Dukakis who their heroes are, "point out to young Americans as figures who should inspire this country?" Bush: "Fauci ...top doctor at NIH, working hard doing something about research on this disease of AIDS" h/t @mschlapp via @bterris https://t.co/2Q9WUVoUXB


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Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Thursday Feb 13 - 10:06pm
@ddkochel Been there. With TankKochels Totally AGREE !

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Friday Jan 24 - 3:34pm
#JimLehrer in retirement gave tremendous wisdom to the presidential work of @Miller_Center. Jim, we echo your motto "Onward" A remembrance of our work together on a presidential debate. https://t.co/dLumx2TSf3 @Miller_Center @NewsHour #JimLehrer https://t.co/EW7937RtFm

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Wednesday Oct 23 - 6:07pm
To @chefgeoffs from a happy diner, Ellen from Bethesda: “Went to Chef Geoff’s for lunch after the doctor, using a wheelchair. NewMexAve staff set up a RAMP so I could to get up to the dining level!!! Want to thank him and spread the word. A great bonus to a terrific meal!”

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Saturday Oct 12 - 6:21pm
RT @JenniferPickens: #SaveTheDate If you are in DC October 29th please join me and famed White House Chef, @ChefRoland for "White House History with @AnnCompton: #WhiteHouse Sweets & Traditions” at the @WhiteHouseHstry https://t.co/5AgISlj3DG #DCEvents https://t.co/z8Dy9kTHEj


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Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Friday Sep 20 - 11:41am
@mkhammer I hope you, and your kids, know how much inspire others. You inspire the heck out of me ~~~

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Tuesday Sep 17 - 12:45pm
Graceful, wise, generous. How many journalists can say they leave friends, not enemies, in this town? You set the gold standard, @CokieRoberts. https://t.co/O1DpfI0hML


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Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Wednesday Sep 11 - 10:49pm
Ari, this is the moment when we saw the first tower crumple and fall - captured by Newsweek’s Khue Bui. We thought thousands, tens of thousands of innocent civilians were probably just going to work in those buildings. Unbelievable. https://t.co/iR100b69Hi

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Wednesday Sep 11 - 3:31pm
As they entered the bunker I still can’t believe I said in my pool report - Live on the air to Peter Jennings - There, the President is going Down the Rabbit Hole to a bunker. https://t.co/AbQNmRXGBT

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Saturday Aug 31 - 9:08am
@Olivia_Beavers @mchalfant16 @KatieBoWill Champ !!!!!!

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Thursday Aug 29 - 1:21pm
My Dad wears suits like that - love it. The Audacity of Taupe. https://t.co/KiUSqhcylQ

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Thursday Aug 8 - 6:57am
RT @stevenportnoy: The president spoke to reporters off the record for about 45 minutes as he flew back to DC from El Paso last night. He allowed this portion of his remarks to be reported on the record— https://t.co/lbk4HAiot9


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Ann Compton
2 years ago:   Tuesday Jul 16 - 8:29am
@NorahODonnell Flawless

Ann Compton
2 years ago:   Thursday Jul 4 - 10:29pm
My date for fireworks on the White House South Lawn, 41 years ago tonight. https://t.co/IKwNFMqf6e


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Ann Compton
2 years ago:   Monday Jul 1 - 10:31pm
RT @BillHughesDC: Eldest officer serves first slice to youngest officer: Happy 103rd birthday Col. Compton #granddad @AnnCompton https://t.co/H7IVezex68


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Ann Compton
2 years ago:   Wednesday May 22 - 8:33am
@ddkochel Big enough to be ring-bearer !?

Ann Compton
2 years ago:   Sunday May 12 - 2:02pm
@michele_norris So right, Michele! “Bonus Mommies”

Ann Compton
2 years ago:   Sunday Mar 31 - 9:37pm
@karentravers @ABC @WTOP @sramosABC @tarapalmeri @juliamacfarlane @TVMarci @MichelleFranzen @ABCNewsRadio ‘Bout time, girls !!! From your loyal listener.

Ann Compton
2 years ago:   Tuesday Mar 26 - 12:24pm
Just ordered four copies of "Raise Your Hand" by Alice Paul Tapper for my four hand-raising granddaughters. Thank you, Alice! @jaketapper https://t.co/S8MiuIVZEv


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Ann Compton
2 years ago:   Friday Mar 22 - 6:17pm
Quite@an operation Marc has @USCAnnenberg https://t.co/izRcQ6Cq6k

Ann Compton
2 years ago:   Sunday Mar 10 - 8:48pm
WHHistorical Assoc just did riveting hour on this. Pn C-Span soon. #WHHistry https://t.co/8w8QfNkyYa

Ann Compton
2 years ago:   Sunday Feb 3 - 10:02pm
RT @JeffBezos: Grateful for the journalists at the @washingtonpost and around the world who do the work, no matter the risk or dangers they face. #democracydiesindarkness #SuperBowlAd https://t.co/faO74lvSs5 https://t.co/37PLrNLJe0


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Ann Compton
2 years ago:   Sunday Feb 3 - 10:02pm
RT @jrezaian: Support #PressFreedom because #Journalismisnotacrime. It’s far past time to #FreeAustinTice and gain #JusticeForJamal. Thank you @tomhanks for lending your voice to this essential cause at this critical moment. @washingtonpost

Ann Compton
2 years ago:   Sunday Feb 3 - 10:01pm
RT @danbalz: 2019 Washington Post Super Bowl ad: ‘Democracy Dies in Darkness’ - Washington Post https://t.co/DSTMJLQkNW

Ann Compton
2 years ago:   Sunday Feb 3 - 11:28am
@peterbakernyt In 1970 I covered the Inauguration of a Virginia governor whose address declared he wanted the Commonwealth to be a “model of race relations.” That was a half century ago. Sobering. #LinwoodHolton