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Maureen Dowd
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    (January 14, 1952- )
    NY Times Reporter (1983)
    NY Times Washington Bureau correspondent (August 1986-January 1995)
    Columnist of New York Times's Op-Ed page (January 1995- )
    Author of 'Bushworld: Enter At Your Own Risk (2004)'
    1999 Pulitzer Prize winner for distinguished journalism
    She has a strong liberal vent.
    Her brother is a polar opposite, being a staunch Conservative.
    She had been accused of using a partial quote to mislead.
    She called Bill Clinton the 'Grand Canyon of need.'
    She said of Bill & Hillary Clinton, 'They have chosen tactics over truth with such consistency that it's impossible to accept anything they say.'
    She called George W. Bush 'president elect mini-me.'
    She was criticized for mis-quoting George W. Bush on Al-Qaeda.
    She called the Bush administration the 'Whack Iraq Tribe.'
    She speaks in a dull, monotone voice.
    Conservative Democratic Senator Zell Miller called her a 'high brow hussy from New York City.' He continued 'You can see horns just sprouting up through that Technicolor hair' (November 9, 2004).
    She replied to Zell Miller: 'I'm not a highbrow hussy from New York. I'm a highbrow hussy from Washington. Senator, pistols or swords?'
    She is acerbic and witty.
    She was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 1992 and won it in 1999
    She was named one of Glamour's Womwn of the Year (1996).
    She was a sports reporter until she broke into politics.
    She earned a degree in English Literature from Catholic University in Washington DC (1973).
    Her columns are described as witty and incisive.
    She was named to the '100 Most Powerful Women in Washington' list (2001).
    Her father was a police officer.
    She sparks discussion about important issues.
    She has criticized both the Democrat & Republican parties.

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