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Adam Nagourney      

American Journalist; L.A. Bureau Chief The New York Times

Adam Nagourney, an American journalist, served as the national political correspondent for the New York Times from 2002 to 2010. In 2010, he was appointed as the Los Angeles Bureau Chief for the paper.

In 1977, Nagourney graduated from the State University of New York at Purchase with an economics degree. Upon graduation, he worked for the Gannett Westchester Newspaper until 1983. He then worked for the New York Daily News until 1990. He then moved to USA Today until 1993. His time at the publication included covering Bill Clinton's presidential campaign as well as his first year in office.

Nagourney joined the New York Times in 1996 and has covered numerous presidential races. In 1999, he released a book with Dudley Clendinen entitled "Out for Good: The Struggle to Build a Gay Rights Movement in America."


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Out for Good: The Struggle to Build a Gay Rights Movement in America


Power of one pen

Adam Nagourney of The New York Times demonstrated the power of one reporter and one video this week with his story about defiant rancher Cliven Bundy’s racist remarks suggesting blacks were better off as slaves picking cotton.

New York Times Writer Celebrates Single-Party Rule in California

At least that’s the impression some better informed observers can come away with after reading the Time’s crack reporter Adam Nagourney’s rather unbalanced homage to the loveliness of one-party liberal rule in California's state capitol these days.

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