Eric Lach

Eric Lach is a reporter for TPM. From 2010 to 2011, he was a news writer in charge of the website?s front page. He has previously written for The Daily,, GlobalPost and other publications. He can be reached at

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"I could have used a better choice of words," Senator Harry Reid told reporters in Apex, Nevada earlier today, speaking publicly for the first time to address the controversy about racial remarks he made in 2008 on Barack Obama's chances to become the first black president of the United States.

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White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs says the president and first lady will travel to Wilmington, Delaware, tomorrow, to attend the funeral of the vice president's mother, Jean Biden.

Catherine Eugenia "Jean" Finnegan Biden passed away Friday at the age of 92. The vice president, who often spoke about his mother's influence on him during the campaign, said in a statement that she was the "center of our family" and "she believed in us, and because of that, we believed in ourselves."

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