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DEBRIEF | The first black presidents of South Africa and the U.S. were born half a world and four decades apart. Their achievements are far different in scale, even if the outlines of their lives trace similar lines.
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Hart Senate Office Building room usually used for grilling witnesses put to a more productive use.
Bob Schneider’s “2002“.
Is it time for Republicans to give up? Or can they turn around recent catastrophic losses?
The company wants states to pick up the tab for land and facilities -- and to totally change their tax codes.
The federal government shed 7,000 workers last month as the overall U.S. economy gained more than 200,000 jobs.
Sean Sullivan and Aaron Blake
The top seven races on the list are Democratic-held seats in states that Mitt Romney carried in 2012.
The California legislature’s approval rating has quadrupled from its 10 percent level in September 2010.
This is your brain. This is your brain on politics.
Cochran’s in. Next up: What could just be the toughest test of his long career.
Allen Hicken and Joel Selway
If party leaders involved in the protest in Thailand are expecting greater support from their voters, they are sorely mistaken.
The next phase in the Republican autopsy starts today in the Commonwealth.
Rolling back Sarah Palin’s tax hikes will cost Alaska big bucks.
A familiar fall for President Obama.
Amid objections from GOP, Senate Democrats plan to wrap up consideration of Alejandro Mayorkas.
As we mourn the passing of a great leader, it is worth remembering the wide range of factors that lead countries to democratize.
Jeramey Anderson celebrates his 22nd birthday on Friday by being sworn into office.
Mary C. Curtis
Pope Francis and the teachings of the Catholic Church on economic justice resist partisan battles, even as they become mired in them.
“Republicans are trying something new -- anything.“
Congress has no plans to extend unemployment benefits, set to expire the week of Dec. 28.
Mandela’s leadership helped make both whites and blacks proud to be South African.
Chris Cillizza and Sean Sullivan
The political lessons of the late president of South Africa.
President Obama suggested the debate is over about whether boosting the minimum wage costs jobs.
The workforce is stretched thin and possibly due for more strain under the Affordable Care Act as more Americans gain insurance.
The president says every year tens of thousands of people die and millions pushed into poverty because they lack insurance.
Texas stands to lose $9 billion in federal funding in a single year by refusing to expand Medicaid.
After the government shutdown and other debacles, Republicans ponder how bold their agenda should be.
Excluding the parties involved, no one knows exactly what happened on December 7, 2012. To joke about that uncertainty is like laughing at a punchline before you’ve heard the setup.
Because of a formula set in law, top federal contractors now can be paid almost $1 million annually.
Nelson Mandela, RIP.
Aaron Blake and Juliet Eilperin
The White House says it told the Boston Globe in 2011 that there was no record of the two having met.
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