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Watergate

political intrigue leading to resignation of Pres. Nixon. [Am. Hist.: EB, X: 568–569]

Watergate

scandals involving Nixon’s administration (1972). [Am. Hist.: Kane, 460–462]
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The Watergate scandal, Fleming insisted, was an affair blown out of proportion "by a gaggle of reporters egged on by disaffected federal bureaucrats who resented President Nixon's attempt to make them subordinate to the law and Constitution.
Colson, an ex-convict who became a born-again Christian while serving time for felonies related to the Watergate scandal, made the assertion during a pastors' briefing in Washington sponsored by the Family Research Council.
Over 30 years later and the Watergate scandal just won't go away.
The University of Texas at Austin said it will pay Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein $5 million to archive their documents on the Watergate scandal.
A series of metaphors played an important role in the partisan attacks on the Clintons -- the "--gate" metaphors referring back to the Watergate scandal.
The defining moment of the Watergate scandal which brought down President Richard Nixon was when US Attorney General John Mitchell - faced with exposure by the paper for his part in it - exploded: "All that crap, you're putting it in the paper?
A direct outgrowth of the Watergate scandal and Nixon Administration's attempt to subvert the Internal Revenue Service in the 1970s, section 6103 was motivated by congressional concern that the disclosure of private information by the IRS "would seriously impair the effectiveness of our country's very successful voluntary assessment system, which is a mainstay of the Federal tax system.
Right after the Watergate scandal broke, there were tons of people who wanted to be the next Woodward and Bernstein.
Court decisions and FEC rulings, combined with the ingenuity of candidates and outside groups, have shredded the campaign-finance system passed by Congress in the wake of the Watergate scandal.
The Watergate scandal had come to a head the year before, and the book's deep vein of cynicism suited that era.
Even before the Watergate scandal, Bradlee's dislike for Richard Nixon was evident.
college students reacted to Lyndon Johnson on TV in the late '60s, or how many people reacted to Richard Nixon on TV just before his resignation in the midst of the Watergate scandal.