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All the Truth Is Out: The Fall of Gary Hart and the Rise of Tabloid Politics

All the Truth Is Out:  The Fall of Gary Hart and the Rise of Tabloid Politics

by Matt Bai,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 28, 2014

In the spring of 1987, Sen. Gary Hart of Colorado was the odds-on favorite to get the presidential nomination of the Democratic Party. Following a stakeout of his Washington, D.C. townhouse, and allegations in the Miami Herald that he had had an affair with Donna Rice, Mr. Hart abruptly withdrew from the race.

 

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