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Edward Walsh, who covered politics for The Washington Post and The Oregonian, died on Feb. 14 at the age of 71. A Nieman Fellow in the class of 1982, Walsh began his career covering Maryland politics for The Post in 1971. He later served as White House correspondent during the Carter administration and as Jerusalem bureau chief from 1982 to 1985. After returning from Israel, he reported on every presidential election until he left The Post in 2004. Walsh then took a job as a political reporter at The Oregonian, where he worked until he retired in 2009. Learn more

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