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Edward Lee Pitts

Edward Lee Pitts

Lee is the executive director of the World Journalism Institute and former Washington, D.C. bureau chief for WORLD Magazine. He is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and teaches journalism at Dordt University in Sioux Center, Iowa.

Articles by Edward Lee Pitts
Shutdown saga heads into another weekend

Shutdown saga heads into another weekend

President Obama’s meeting with Republican senators on Friday gets mixed reviews

House Republicans offer compromises and meet with the president while facing poll numbers showing Democrats winning the blame game

The president continues to refuse to negotiate with House Republicans as the debt-ceiling deadline nears

As the partial government shutdown heads into the weekend, Catholics in the military may have to miss Mass


Early October budget battle is a preview of bigger fight over the debt limit

Republicans vote to open parts of government while Democrats try to close places not even funded by government.

The federal government shuts down as Republicans in the House and Democrats in the Senate stand firm in the Obamacare funding battle

Less than 24-hours from a government shutdown, congressional lawmakers trade barbs and point fingers

Republicans must now decide whether to drop it or risk getting burned

The senator from Texas and Tea Party favorite likens the government establishment to Star Wars' evil Empire in marathon anti-Obamacare speech