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By Howard Gleckman and Richard S. Dunham

Baffled by the goings on inside the Beltway? Looking to get past the screaming heads and conventional wisdom? Take a look at Washington Watch every Monday on BW Online Daily Briefing. Business Week Senior Correspondent Howard Gleckman and Business Week White House Correspondent Richard S. Dunham take turns bringing their experience and unique perspectives to the weekly Watch.

Gleckman is a 25-year veteran of the Washington wars. He has worked in Presidential campaigns and on Capitol Hill, and for two decades has covered Washington for Business Week and other publications. When's he's on Watch, look for insights into economics as well as politics.

Dunham has analyzed Presidential politics since 1976, for the past 15 years from Washington. Now White House correspondent for Business Week, he has also covered Congress and the Supreme Court. His columns look beyond the headlines to give a fresh and unpredictable perspective on the ongoings at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

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Jan.   Feb.   Mar.   Apr.   May   June   July   Aug.   Sept.   Oct.   Nov.   Dec.    

Dec. 27   George W. Hits the Ground Backpedaling

Dec. 18   Bipartisanship: A Key Word, with Lots of Meanings

Dec. 11   In This Power Struggle, Bush Has More Weapons

Dec. 4   Election 2000's Would Haves, Could Haves, Should Haves


Nov. 27   A Dead-Wrong Death Law

Nov. 20   A Post-Election Agenda for Healing

Nov. 13   Who's Smelling Like a Rose, and Who Got Stung

   The Ten Commandments of Political Punditry

Nov. 6   A Tale of Two Elections


Oct. 30   Which Candidate's Plan Would Fix Social Security?

Oct. 9   The Tax Cut That Could Do In George W.


Sept. 25 [ONLINE]   Count on the Media to Keep Campaign 2000 Exciting

Sept. 18  The Case against Louis Freeh
Sept. 11  Where Bush Is Beating Gore: As the Butt of Late-Night Zingers
Sept. 5  The Clinton Boom Is Bad News for Bush

Aug. 28  Who Are This Year's Soccer Moms?
Aug. 21  Special Interests Shouldn't Be So Special to Gore
Aug. 14  How Gore Can Turn This Race Around
Aug. 7  Will Policy -- or Personality -- Win in November?

July 31  George W.'s Convention To-Do List
July 17  Why Bush's Best Bet for Veep Won't Be on the Ticket
July 10  So Far This Election Year, Health-Care Reform Is All Talk
July 5  Al Gore's Game Plan for His Demographic Deficit

June 26  Why Do So Many Hate a Tax That Hits so Few?
June 19  A Fortunate Twist of Fate for the Gore Campaign
June 5  Mapping Campaign 2000's Electoral Geography

May 30  The Telephone Tax That Just Won't Die
May 22  Why Gore vs. Bush Will Be Down and Dirty
May 15  The Wacky Rush to Extend the Net-Tax Moratorium
May 8  Singing with the Sopranos on Capitol Hill

Apr. 24  For Election 2000, Gun Control Is One Dangerous Issue
Apr. 17  Serious Tax Reform? You Gotta Be Kidding
Apr. 10  Pandering Pols: How Low Will They Go?
Apr. 10  Free Elian -- from Politicians and the Media
Apr. 3  Social Security Will Live Longer -- but It Sure Isn't Healthy

Mar. 27  Poll Positions: Making Sense of the Election Surveys
Mar. 20  The Net Tax Commission Is Coming Up Empty
Mar. 13  Let the Veep-Stakes Begin
Mar. 6  Governors Better Move -- Or the No-Tax Net Will Be Unstoppable

Feb. 28  Bush and McCain Should Stick to the Stump, not the Pulpit
Feb. 14  Why McCain Is the Reform Party's Last Best Hope
Feb. 7  Why Tax-Reform Talk Is in the Air Again

Jan. 24  The Uneven Impact of the Bush and McCain Tax Cuts
Jan. 18  The Debate Scorecard: Bush Up, Gore Down
Jan. 10  Commentary: Putting the Budget-Surplus Question to the Candidates
Jan. 4  Commentary: What to Watch for on the Road to Election Day
Jan. 3  Commentary: The Top 10 Political Losers and Winners of 1999
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