Articles by Dana Milbank



Paper Links Cheney, Oil Chiefs

  • 17 November 05
  • The Washington Post
A White House document shows that executives from big oil companies met with U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney's energy task force in 2001 -- something long suspected by environmentalists but denied as recently as last week by industry officials testifying before Congress.

Oil and Grilling Don't Mix

U. S. senators struck a note of populist outrage when they ordered oil executives to appear before the Energy and Commerce committees to explain high fuel prices and record company profits.

U.S. Offers India Nuclear Technology

  • 20 July 05
  • The Washington Post
U.S. President George W. Bush agreed to share civilian nuclear technology with India, reversing decades of U.S. policies designed to discourage countries from developing nuclear weapons.

33 Scenarios Have U.S. Election Tied

  • 28 October 04
  • The Washington Post
Could one of these electoral college nightmares be the United States' destiny?

Bush Pledges to Destroy Abu Ghraib

  • 26 May 04
  • The Washington Post
In an address to the nation, U.S. President George W. Bush on Monday night called for demolishing Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison -- the scene of atrocities under Saddam Hussein and the U.S. military's prisoner abuse -- as he vowed that the United States would succeed in turning Iraq from violence and chaos to democracy and peace.

Bike Crash Leaves Bush Scraped

  • 24 May 04
  • The Washington Post
U.S. President George W. Bush, always a bit star-crossed in his leisure pursuits, suffered a new misadventure in athleticism Saturday when he fell off a bicycle.

Bin Laden Memo Declassified

  • 12 April 04
  • The Washington Post
U.S. President George W. Bush was warned a month before the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks that the FBI had information that terrorists might be preparing for a hijacking in the United States and might be targeting a building in Lower Manhattan.

Yours for Just $39.99, The Bush Action Doll

  • 13 August 03
  • The Washington Post
Holy photo op, Batman! The president of the United States is now a military action figure.

Bush Blurs Fact and Fantasy in Iraq Policy

  • 23 October 02
  • The Washington Post
U.S. President George W. Bush, speaking to the nation this month about the need to challenge Saddam Hussein, warned that Iraq has a growing fleet of unmanned aircraft that could be used ""for missions targeting the United States.""

Bush OK'd Enron-Type Deal

  • 14 October 02
  • The Washington Post
When George W. Bush served as a director of an energy company 12 years ago, he approved the creation of an off-balance-sheet partnership similar to those that led to the collapse of Enron Corp.

Travels Yield Several Bushisms

  • 29 May 02
  • The Washington Post
While traveling in Europe this past week, U.S. President George W. Bush proposed a novel plan for dealing with Russia's old nuclear weapons. He said industrialized countries would pay $20 billion ""to help Russia securitize the dismantled nuclear warheads.""

Bush Administration Shows It's Good to Keep It in the Family

  • 15 March 02
  • The Washington Post
In U.S. President George W. Bush's administration, governing is a family affair.

U.S. Set to 'Take On' Saddam

  • 15 March 02
  • The Washington Post
U.S. President George W. Bush declared Wednesday that ""all options are on the table'' -- including nuclear weapons -- to confront states that threaten to use weapons of mass destruction, as he issued his strongest warning to date that his administration plans to take on Iraq's Saddam Hussein.

Congress May Sue Cheney Over Energy Policy Papers

  • 28 January 02
  • The Washington Post
The head of a congressional inquiry into U.S. President George W. Bush's administration's energy proposals said Friday he would sue the White House next week if the administration does not comply with his demands in what would be the first legal action of its kind between the legislative and executive branches of government.

Bush Intervened in Enron-India Talks

  • 21 January 02
  • The Washington Post
The U.S. White House coordinated a multifront effort last year to help Enron Corp. settle a dispute with the Indian government, which the energy company hoped would deliver $2.3 billion as it was running out of cash in the weeks before declaring bankruptcy.

Bush Builds Up Power of Presidency

  • 21 November 01
  • The Washington Post
The Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the war in Afghanistan have dramatically accelerated a push by U.S. President George W. Bush's administration to strengthen presidential powers, giving Bush a dominance over American government exceeding that of other post-Watergate presidents and rivaling even Franklin D. Roosevelt's command.