August 18, 2009: Political columnist Robert Novak dies at 78 (AP)

  • “Whether it was for the AP, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Sun-Times or on Crossfire, Robert Novak was a strong voice for journalism and the American people. ‘Inside Washington’ … consistently brought the reality of Washington, from one end to the other, to life,” said House Republican Whip Eric Cantor, R-Va., in a statement.