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Washington Post, the

The Washington Post is the largest daily newspaper published in the Washington, D.C., area and one of the largest in the United States. Its coverage focuses on political affairs, especially on the workings of the White House and the government. Together with The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times, the Post is part of the elite media in the United States, reporting trends and topics that tend to influence other media's publishing agendas. It is also well known for its role in the Watergate affair, which led to President Richard Nixon's resignation in 1974.

The newspaper was founded in 1877 by Democratic politician Stilson Hutchins and was the first newspaper to have a Sunday edition. It is currently owned by the Washington Post Company, ...

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