David Broder died Wedensday in Arlington after suffering from diabetes, reports said. He was 81 years old. David Broder was a a columnist for The Washington Post. He was also the winner of Pulitzer Prize and one of the most admired columnists. David Broder had a career of writing on national politics for almost 40 years.
It should be noted that the writings of David Broder about the Watergate scandal won him a Pulitzers and also resulted in the resignation of President Nixon. David Broder had close eye on national politics and covered every presidential meetings starting from 1965.
David Broder was one of the most respected and powerful journalists in politics with strong networking within the government. David Broder wrote columns about election campaigns of state, local as well as national offices.
David Broder made frequent appearances on "Meet the Press" on NBC. He made more than 400 appearances on the show. The columns written by David Broder had a wide reader base. The last column of David Broder was published on February 6.
President Obama paid tribute to David Broder in a statement on Wednesday. “Mr. Broder had built a well-deserved reputation as the most respected and incisive political commentator of his generation,” the statement issued by Obama read.