Mack McLarty

The Breakup
June 17, 2010

Did Obama just dump his best friend on Wall Street?

The Chief
March 03, 2010

You think it’s so great being Rahm Emanuel?

Plan of Attack
June 17, 2009

In early May, White House Counsel Greg Craig circulated a memo inside the West Wing. Part of a series of memos on protocol, it explained how to deal with writers researching books and articles on the White House.

The Seducer
November 18, 1996

Bill Clinton and his cadre of dogged conspiracists.

Dicks
November 20, 1995

In July, 1994, when Bill Clinton was touring Europe, the president's aides were, well, awestruck by the tenacity of Richard Holbrooke, then the United States Ambassador to Germany. What accounted for this reaction? During the president's visit to Germany, Holbrooke was, as one official put it, "a whirling dervish." He managed to wangle his way into top-level meetings and hounded White House staff to get airplane and helicopter seats close to Clinton.

The Kids Are Alright
July 18, 1994

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