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Steve Thomma
7 hours ago:   Friday Apr 19 - 7:10am
Report suggests the 'fake news' came from Trump, not news media https://t.co/zaD4VQIsP2

Steve Thomma
3 days ago:   Tuesday Apr 16 - 11:10am
It’s either jet lag or you’re suddenly an old person. https://t.co/YpeASO9LKx

Steve Thomma
3 days ago:   Tuesday Apr 16 - 11:09am
RT @OKnox: If you happen to be in Paris, and had planned to visit Notre Dame, one alternative: Chartres. It's only about an hour by train from Gare Montparnasse. And if you go, you MUST try to get a tour from Malcolm Miller. https://t.co/2lwwJ7qn6q

Steve Thomma
3 days ago:   Tuesday Apr 16 - 7:03am
A relief to wake and see it still standing. https://t.co/I8QjDSMXGG

Steve Thomma
3 days ago:   Monday Apr 15 - 9:22pm
RT @Valdiguie: https://t.co/RcTCUFOGWt


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Steve Thomma
3 days ago:   Monday Apr 15 - 7:14pm
RT @JonLemire: The crucifix is still there https://t.co/ryKKDFjOiz

Steve Thomma
4 days ago:   Monday Apr 15 - 2:17pm
All of us are with you today. https://t.co/VABMnJiggY

Steve Thomma
5 days ago:   Sunday Apr 14 - 11:22am
What’s it like to cover President Trump? White House correspondents tell all… – AmericaJR https://t.co/FqqWy9KSre

Steve Thomma
5 days ago:   Saturday Apr 13 - 8:00pm
RT @CBSNews: A visually impaired man fell on the tracks at a Washington Metro station — and strangers rushed to save him only moments before a train came in https://t.co/bZKrtaGXOd


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Steve Thomma
1 week ago:   Friday Apr 12 - 7:45am
Congratulations to one of the best. https://t.co/EqcUFnmDv6

Steve Thomma
1 week ago:   Thursday Apr 11 - 11:17am
Shouldn’t that be, you’ll believe it when you don’t see it? https://t.co/0t0ecVadPI

Steve Thomma
1 week ago:   Monday Apr 8 - 8:14pm
RT @OKnox: White House just announced this, and I confess to being intrigued: "On Monday, April 8, 2019, the President signed into law: S. 863, which clarifies the grade and pay of podiatrists of the Department of Veterans Affairs."

Steve Thomma
1 week ago:   Monday Apr 8 - 5:12pm
RT @CBSNews: WATCH: When an elderly man fell on the sidewalk, a group of five teenage boys helped him up, walked him home and cleaned his wound ❤️️https://t.co/2TW2763PoR https://t.co/vBr67pbKbC


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Steve Thomma
2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 5 - 11:55am
RT @whca: #WHCA President Olivier Knox on President Trump’s decision not to attend the association’s annual dinner April 27. “We’re looking forward to an enjoyable evening of celebrating the First Amendment and great journalists past, present, and future." @OKnox

Steve Thomma
2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 5 - 9:29am
Very happy to unveil this terrific new scholarship with @americanu now our 10th university partner. @au_soc #journalism https://t.co/4F9LYKAJTM

Steve Thomma
2 weeks ago:   Friday Mar 29 - 9:37pm
RT @whca: Here’s something remarkable - 2 of his grandsons were still alive as of a few months ago. https://t.co/IMM9oRhyeT

Steve Thomma
2 weeks ago:   Friday Mar 29 - 9:37pm
@JRCarrollNews @wow_air That’s terrible. Any recourse at all?

Steve Thomma
3 weeks ago:   Monday Mar 25 - 4:50pm
No. https://t.co/mEgAGu0pde

Steve Thomma
3 weeks ago:   Saturday Mar 23 - 11:02pm
RT @TreyYingst: An IED exploded next to the NBC crew in Syria today, killing their local driver. So yes, they may have filed less reports today than on Friday. https://t.co/3RYBftc1hw

Steve Thomma
3 weeks ago:   Saturday Mar 23 - 10:31am
Old enough to remember when the deficit topped $100 billion - for an entire year! https://t.co/QcdraN98s8


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Steve Thomma
1 month ago:   Tuesday Mar 19 - 7:49pm
Putin signs new laws punishing spread of ‘fake news’ https://t.co/anCg86i20s

Steve Thomma
1 month ago:   Monday Mar 18 - 9:43pm
RT @stevennelson10: WHCA board member @ToddGillman says 'my inbox is clogged with questions and concerns' from White House reporters 'As far as I can tell, most reporters would be at risk of losing their hard passes' https://t.co/dOwNed24xH

Steve Thomma
1 month ago:   Sunday Mar 17 - 6:02pm
Could not agree more. Have always suspected they’re not actually connected to anything. https://t.co/pGhgTljKyP

Steve Thomma
1 month ago:   Friday Mar 15 - 9:44am
Doug Mills has the eye of a poet. He sees things no one else does and then let’s us see them too. https://t.co/62spqlz4iZ

Steve Thomma
1 month ago:   Tuesday Mar 12 - 1:52pm
@OKnox I’m saving this in the overhead compartment of life, which is completely full.

Steve Thomma
1 month ago:   Saturday Mar 2 - 6:01pm
“The rhetoric now being heard is making violence against journalists a real threat here in our own country.” #Gridiron President Jerry Seib in prepared remarks for tonight’s Gridiron dinner in DC. https://t.co/r4Ds7AhuBp


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Steve Thomma
1 month ago:   Saturday Mar 2 - 10:32am
Can Sen. Klobuchar mock her own bad behavior as a boss to put the story behind her? https://t.co/rYmyYDCJGl

Steve Thomma
1 month ago:   Friday Mar 1 - 12:16pm
Bon voyage Tim - one of the best people I got to know in journalism. https://t.co/lefwKJF5X5

Steve Thomma
1 month ago:   Friday Mar 1 - 12:15pm
RT @margarettalev: Warmbier family held back until ⁦@realDonaldTrump returned to U.S. soil⁩: “Now we must speak out.” https://t.co/hnQGkG3I4p


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Steve Thomma
1 month ago:   Thursday Feb 28 - 1:01pm
GDP last year fell just short of 3 percent - and tied 2015. https://t.co/BzcGO6sfb8

Steve Thomma
1 month ago:   Wednesday Feb 27 - 12:14pm
#WHCA President ⁦@OKnox⁩ on White House decision at Hanoi Summit event: they should showcase strength of democracy with a free press, “not telegraph weakness by retreating behind arbitrary last-minute restrictions on coverage.” https://t.co/6yAqmxpd1o

Steve Thomma
1 month ago:   Tuesday Feb 26 - 12:17pm
Saw a pub once in Hong King named Dan Ryan - also the name of an old Chicago pol. Mentioned to Bill Daley and he said it was no coincidence. It was owned by a loyal Chicagoan. Maybe your place is owned by a Mormon? https://t.co/mjly6gk6bV

Steve Thomma
1 month ago:   Monday Feb 25 - 3:44pm
RT @whca: OTD in 1914, a group of journalists covering the president formed the White House Correspondents' Association. Here's a look at the first 100 years - including the dancing dog. #whca https://t.co/lEav17CsOF

Steve Thomma
1 month ago:   Friday Feb 22 - 5:03pm
There are still some of us who remember this was one of the two presidents days in February. https://t.co/nwYFDCJ3RF

Steve Thomma
1 month ago:   Friday Feb 22 - 10:56am
What partisans are not telling you - media coverage went spiked up when this was exposed as a hoax. https://t.co/FBx1PfPCAC

Steve Thomma
1 month ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 1:42pm
Hey Marist, you will really enjoy this. (But he doesn’t exactly look like this now) https://t.co/6E25pGv1JJ

Steve Thomma
1 month ago:   Wednesday Feb 20 - 3:40pm
Fun note: they alternated between an Army and Marine crew from Ike until the 1970s, when it became all Marine. https://t.co/cLXX7KUx1W

Steve Thomma
1 month ago:   Tuesday Feb 19 - 8:49pm
RT @whca: Former #WHCA president ⁦@AnnCompton⁩ moderates talk at ⁦@WhiteHouseHstry⁩ with William Hitchcock, author of The Age of Eisenhower.” https://t.co/FD5XbjZsoz


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Steve Thomma
2 months ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 2:30pm
RT @domadmission: Dreaming of warm days on the Quad! Is it Spring yet? https://t.co/agFyrBHbQY


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Steve Thomma
2 months ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 12:35pm
Should be Ike this year. https://t.co/awzBeTfE7i

Steve Thomma
2 months ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 12:13pm
Capitol Police crackdown on press escalates to physical altercation https://t.co/WXPDspWjxC

Steve Thomma
2 months ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 8:27pm
That’s a government press release, with the photo showing what the government wants to show. Photojournalists have a different eye. https://t.co/eVtjSQ5q8D

Steve Thomma
2 months ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 7:27pm
The government did not allow photojournalists to cover the swearing in of Attorney General Barr in the Oval Office. The government sent out its own photo. But you won’t see it here.

Steve Thomma
2 months ago:   Wednesday Feb 13 - 7:55pm
Thomas Barrack, Trump Confidant, Apologizes for Remarks Defending Saudis Over Killing - The New York Times https://t.co/z6TrxiN6hM

Steve Thomma
2 months ago:   Tuesday Feb 12 - 2:15pm
RT @whca: Statement on attack on journalist at president’s rally. https://t.co/cdyMl9C2NO


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Steve Thomma
2 months ago:   Tuesday Feb 12 - 11:52am
RT @johnrobertsFox: So - it finally happened. A journalist was attacked at a @realDonaldTrump rally.

Steve Thomma
2 months ago:   Tuesday Feb 12 - 11:51am
RT @pdanahar: I’ve written to @PressSec asking for a full review of security arrangements for the media after last night’s attack on our BBC cameraman at the President's rally. Access into the media area was unsupervised. No one in law enforcement intervened before, during or after the attack.

Steve Thomma
2 months ago:   Tuesday Feb 12 - 9:39am
RT @BBCWorld: Donald Trump supporter attacks BBC cameraman as US president speaks at a campaign rally in Texas [tap to expand] https://t.co/PTAxA4uBSg https://t.co/LMaWQLGxGT


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Steve Thomma
2 months ago:   Thursday Feb 7 - 5:25pm
Any update since this 4 hours ago? https://t.co/aTIxdkZklC

Steve Thomma
2 months ago:   Tuesday Feb 5 - 7:31pm
RT @aliciakjennings: Getting ready to televise tonight’s State of the Union — coverage for all networks starts when the Joint Session is gaveled in, POTUS speaks just after 9p ET https://t.co/4m8TaI01PL


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Steve Thomma
2 months ago:   Monday Feb 4 - 7:32am
RT @tim_cook: “Knowing keeps us free.” Proud to stand with @washingtonpost and journalists everywhere in support of press freedom. https://t.co/zL9Rc23W7l


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Steve Thomma
2 months ago:   Sunday Feb 3 - 10:12pm
RT @washingtonpost: Because knowing empowers us. Knowing helps us decide. Knowing keeps us free. #democracydiesindarkness https://t.co/j20M5UBdq2 https://t.co/bCtLZrUURJ


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Steve Thomma
2 months ago:   Friday Feb 1 - 7:25pm
RT @GeraldFSeib: It was 17 years ago this week that our friend and WSJ collegue Daniel Pearl was killed by terrorists in Pakistan. That is what real journalism means. Let us not forget him. https://t.co/mHoEaMt0Fs


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Steve Thomma
2 months ago:   Monday Jan 28 - 7:36pm
A little cold right now, but a very interesting museum and worth a stop. https://t.co/rvGb3Az3HO

Steve Thomma
2 months ago:   Friday Jan 25 - 11:15am
Mine just came from a Thurmond Maryland number. Said they would issue arrest warrant. https://t.co/MF2Py29aNe

Steve Thomma
2 months ago:   Tuesday Jan 22 - 3:08pm
RT @whca: Statement on White House news briefings from WHCA President Olivier Knox. https://t.co/jhQjVrz1bC


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Steve Thomma
2 months ago:   Sunday Jan 20 - 6:12pm
@DanaPerino That god only works against the Bears.

Steve Thomma
3 months ago:   Thursday Jan 17 - 7:47am
57 percent of voters say they won’t support Trump in 2020 | PBS NewsHour https://t.co/bthKI2SVjp

Steve Thomma
3 months ago:   Sunday Jan 13 - 10:52am
Martha Kumar’s research is the gold standard of presidential interactions and with the press. https://t.co/kRR9xlRiKH

Steve Thomma
3 months ago:   Friday Jan 11 - 10:22pm
RT @VP: Deeply troubling to learn that #Burma’s courts upheld the convictions of 2 journalists today - failing a basic test in democracy. In the name of free & independent press, the gov’t of Burma should release these journalists immediately. The world is watching. #FreeWaLoneKyawSoeOo https://t.co/7SAEUfYtpo

Steve Thomma
3 months ago:   Friday Jan 11 - 5:24pm
RT @OKnox: Terrible news about two reporters targeted by the government of Burma/Myanmar after they uncovered a massacre. https://t.co/JtPt8Y9pwl

Steve Thomma
3 months ago:   Friday Jan 11 - 4:54pm
RT @OKnox: My understanding of the rules, shaped by lawmaker behavior over the past 20 years, is that you're allowed to bring a six-pack of beer onto the House floor -- it just has to be inside you. https://t.co/i1LDKEvX1W

Steve Thomma
3 months ago:   Friday Jan 11 - 9:12am
RT @TreyYingst: Joking about running over @Acosta with a golf cart isn't funny. Threats against journalists aren't funny. Sad to see so many people retweeting this trash. https://t.co/q4VtQPA5yj

Steve Thomma
3 months ago:   Wednesday Jan 9 - 4:03pm
I count 4 presidents of the #WHCA - and an entire crew of terrific reporters. https://t.co/jvy7EfMHLj

Steve Thomma
3 months ago:   Tuesday Jan 8 - 3:22pm
RT @whca: @ktumulty Why this one, naturally.... https://t.co/R0qkM4hBC0


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Steve Thomma
3 months ago:   Sunday Jan 6 - 9:09pm
This is terrific. Awful. But terrific. https://t.co/gs7d2Yzjay

Steve Thomma
3 months ago:   Sunday Jan 6 - 8:37pm
RT @NFL_Memes: Bears fans right now... https://t.co/x1ntKEQgmL


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Steve Thomma
3 months ago:   Sunday Jan 6 - 8:36pm
Couldn’t say it any better. https://t.co/WfRZocrVAI

Steve Thomma
3 months ago:   Sunday Jan 6 - 8:11pm
As of now, my team (Bears) is watching from home too. I’ll keep you company. https://t.co/mm87E1mshx

Steve Thomma
3 months ago:   Sunday Jan 6 - 5:32pm
RT @OKnox: News, indeed. https://t.co/L9gjciQNeD

Steve Thomma
3 months ago:   Sunday Jan 6 - 12:06pm
RT @ZekeJMiller: Trump aide: Syria withdrawal waiting on 'conditions' https://t.co/z13Ead81ga

Steve Thomma
3 months ago:   Sunday Jan 6 - 11:58am
RT @ZekeJMiller: JERUSALEM (AP) — National security adviser, John Bolton, says the U.S. military withdrawal from northeastern Syria is conditioned on defeating the remnants of the Islamic State group, and Turkey assuring the safety of Kurdish fighters allied with the US https://t.co/z13Ead81ga

Steve Thomma
3 months ago:   Saturday Jan 5 - 7:22pm
Anti-LGBTQ pastor ousted for ‘sleeping with prostitutes,’ fellow IFB pastor says https://t.co/FIZfl1mT7G

Steve Thomma
3 months ago:   Monday Dec 31 - 2:30pm
RT @DalaiLama: If love is defined as a wish that others be happy and compassion as the wish that they be free from suffering, and you cultivate love and compassion within yourself, it will ensure happiness, good health and peace of mind.

Steve Thomma
3 months ago:   Saturday Dec 22 - 8:48am
Terrific photo of Mitch McConnell in midst of budget drama, by ⁦@jaheezus⁩ for The Washington Post. Kept looking at it instead of the story in today’s paper. https://t.co/aXi20Rj7fD


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Steve Thomma
3 months ago:   Friday Dec 21 - 6:11pm
RT @OKnox: Mortified to be so appallingly late to this, please accept my apologies, but I just realized that if The Rock runs for president, his slogan is going to be "Dwayne the swamp!"

Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Monday Dec 17 - 5:28pm
RT @EWTNNewsNightly: A very #HappyBirthday to @Pontifex! ✝️🎂 https://t.co/zOQfXz2KuF


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Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Sunday Dec 16 - 4:04pm
Especially sweet clinching the division by beating the Packers. #GoBears https://t.co/7buqETLMI5


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Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Friday Dec 14 - 2:29pm
Hate to miss the great basement party. https://t.co/ts0Vumjgsp

Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Thursday Dec 13 - 9:59pm
Always love the Social Hall ⁦@DominicanU⁩ at Christmas. https://t.co/Ydvldoxnc1


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Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Thursday Dec 13 - 9:54am
And it was a dramatic come-from-behind win. With the big bet on daily double. https://t.co/ozpKfhx4fQ

Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Thursday Dec 13 - 9:51am
Just wow. https://t.co/dig9hn2XQ5

Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Thursday Dec 13 - 7:33am
Trump cancels White House Christmas party for the press | Fox News https://t.co/Is6bDsnVdx

Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Monday Dec 10 - 7:03am
#GoBears #goChristmas https://t.co/Xn0gPM7jRe


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Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Sunday Dec 9 - 11:02pm
Well placed upright. #GoBears

Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Sunday Dec 9 - 2:45pm
RT @aliciakjennings: A week ago today we started the whirlwind preparations to televise the ceremony and lying in state for George H.W. Bush at the Capitol. These events have become important milestones in our nation’s collective life and psyche, and I’m proud to do my part to bring that to everyone. https://t.co/Dw7FGzSV12


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Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Sunday Dec 9 - 2:44pm
Never saw this before. Terrific. https://t.co/7aq9XMlkie

Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 5 - 12:55pm
RT @BrennanDU: @usnews ranks @DominicanU at No. 3 on its list of “Best Value Schools” in the Midwest. In IL, we’re No. 1. And now, our top-ranked grad programs are even more affordable! If you received your degree from DU, we offer a 20% tuition discount. More: https://t.co/kQUY9SXjaK

Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 5 - 12:19pm
RT @BKandtheWorld: The very droll former senator Alan Simpson on GHWB's character: "Those in Washington who travel the high road of humility are not bothered by heavy traffic."

Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 5 - 6:56am
Congratulations to ⁦@JAEnda1⁩, one of the best journalists I know. (And my former reporting partner on the White House) https://t.co/oJTOYLskRX


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Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Monday Dec 3 - 8:31am
Good eye for history. That last leap forward didn’t work out so well. https://t.co/FujtrrBtHA

Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Saturday Dec 1 - 11:21am
Fascinating footnote to George Bush '88 campaign from @jmeacham's excellent biography: "New York developer Donald Trump mentioned his availability as a vice presidential candidate to (campaign manager) Lee Atwater. Bush thought the overture `strange and unbelievable.'''

Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Saturday Dec 1 - 9:34am
@KevinMaddenDC Class.

Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Saturday Dec 1 - 7:08am
George Bush was a genuine American hero. And a true gentleman. https://t.co/SoRtR7PBOM

Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Wednesday Nov 28 - 8:10pm
RT @ZekeJMiller: The White House abandoned the press pool at the Christmas tree lighting. Trump is allegedly back at the White House.

Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Wednesday Nov 28 - 2:05pm
Inside-the-beltway tip: the worst traffic in DC is NOT on Inauguration Day. It’s the day they light the National Christmas Tree near the White House. And it’s a wimpy tree anyway.

Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 27 - 2:33pm
RT @weijia: Packed house as WH Press corps waits for @PressSec’s first briefing since 10/29. Our @stevenportnoy is ready! https://t.co/G5umPQq4Li


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Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Wednesday Nov 21 - 8:56pm
Not sure how that happened. Wasn’t intentional. But fixed now. https://t.co/niMGCyFZoq

Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Wednesday Nov 21 - 8:46pm
Done. https://t.co/ipyW6kV4Qc

Steve Thomma
4 months ago:   Wednesday Nov 21 - 8:39pm
Rush Limbaugh ripping into a dead man today: “Jamal Khashoggi is not a journalist. It’s another myth that the media perpetuated simply because he wrote a column now. He’s not a journalist. He was a Middle Eastern activist. He was pro-Muslim Brotherhood, anti-Saudi royal family.”