David Kurtz

David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.

Articles by David

Intelligence Chief Mike McConnell goes before the House Judiciary Committee today, and he's got some 'splaining to do.

Bill Richardson greeted a Service Employees International Union meeting with, "Thank you, AFSCME!"

Mitt Romney was criticized by a non-profit NYC hospital for using it as a backdrop for a press conference attacking Hillary Clinton's health care plan.

MoveOn has started running an ad in Iowa criticizing Rudy Giuliani for resigning from the Iraq Study Group. Later this week, expect some fireworks when the (formerly?) pro-gun-control Giuliani appears before the NRA's national convention.

He's one of the key figures in the Duke Cunningham bribery case, but Thomas Kontogiannis remains a mystery man. At a hearing today to consider revoking his bail because he had traveled to Greece without the judge's permission, prosecutors reported to the court that the travel had been "at the direction of agents and other representatives of the government." Hmmm . . .