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The president has laid out an aspirational agenda for the rest of his presidency, looking toward increasing the minimum wage and boosting spending on early-childhood education, among other efforts.
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President Obama marked the death of the iconic former South African president at the White House on Thursday.
President Obama delivers remarks on the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela.
It’s Chamber vs. Club in one of the most closely watched House GOP primaries.
The department is highlighting collection of recommended reads to celebrate its 100th anniversary.
Democrats have their internal division too.
A conversation with the Post’s resident D.C. politics expert, Mike DeBonis.
Exhibit A: Jack Kingston and the Georgia Senate race.
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FreedomWorks plans to crowd source ideas on how to replace Obamacare with something else.
After successfully pushing legislation in the states, the group wants to ensure they retain their power.
There are just too many members who reside in the political inland.
The Rand Paul wing of the party isn’t going to fade away anytime soon.
Questions arise over whether the benefits for small businesses would outweigh concerns from investors.
Don’t forget to check those gray bins for your money.
If you live in the upper Midwest, have those snow shovels ready.
What political scientists are saying about immigration, drones, protest, and public opinion on foreign policy
“Maybe we just have all the laws we need. Maybe we don’t need any more laws.“
It’s possible that new sanctions might strengthen Obama’s hand in the Iran negotiations. But that’s not the way you should be betting.
The movement to raise the minimum wage has been gaining momentum in states and cities.
In asking people what it will take to make a woman president, author Marianne Schnall discovers the obstacles keeping women from leadership positions.
A look at how the latest tax reform proposal would both help and hinder the nation’s small businesses.
“The Help” may not be the best way to get into a conversation about the civil rights era, but it can be a place to start.
Aaron Blake and Sean Sullivan
Obama’s low approval ratings don’t tell quite how bad things have become for him. For that, look at how he is viewed on the issues.
Judy Howard Ellis
According to one story, The Help ranks as a reading list favorite among teachers. Is this because this book is kind, this book is smart and this book is important?
The strikes are part of a growing movement this year aimed at mandating better pay for low-wage workers.
President Obama suggested the debate is over about whether boosting the minimum wage costs jobs.
McDonnell’s final days in office have been overshadowed by an ongoing investigation.
GOP supports cuts to federal retiree benefits, while Democrats say the federal workforce has paid enough.
The former secretary of state and possible presidential candidate kept things personal in a N.Y. appearance.
The newest Obama dog, Sunny, caused a bit of trouble at the White House Christmas event Wednesday when a little girl fell.
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