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Actress/activist Ruby Dee dies at 91
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My sister inspired The Fault in Our Stars
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Paul Kane and Ed O’Keefe
President Obama’s plan to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels exposed a deep rift Thursday among Democrats over waging war, with a large bloc of liberals staunchly opposed to the modest mission, fearing another long-term engagement in Iraq.
The Fix by Chris Cillizza
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Actually, the polls got “it” right, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a number of useful lessons we can draw about polls, poll aggregation, and Twitter data from the Scottish referendum.
The vice president picked the wrong GOP to senator to reminisce about.
Hollywood Reporter posts footage from Discovery Channel’s upcoming political reality TV special.
Cities and counties nationwide will ask voters to weigh in on decriminalization, with some still fighting to get questions on the ballot.
But people don’t really believe that.
Britons wake to find that their troublesome northern neighbors have decided to stay for now. More trouble expected.
Concerned that the U.S. is losing ground to Russia and China, the Pentagon is promoting industry innovation.
Bridgegate may be over.
Scotland says “nae.“
Jon Stewart and the former president talk about foreign policy and Clinton’s post-presidency.
In a report to Congress, the U.S. Government Accountability Office said DHS and the General Services Administration should consider alternatives to the plan to locate the headquarters complex.
Michael M. Bechtel and Kenneth F. Scheve
A video explains what features of a climate agreement domestic publics are most and least likely to support.
Navy Yard staffers recall last year’s massacre with sadness, but also pride
Celebrities have become an integral part of conveying messages to the masses for the White House.
Amid hundreds of articles released by the CIA was a compilation of funny lines from employee performance reviews. We picked our favorites.
Inches matter in politics. And Kansas is a game of inches.
I agree with Nate Silver and John Sides that a forecast should be constructed via a sensible combination of available information.
Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) goes out on a limb with a new attack ad -- and falls off.
Is federal hiring broken?
The reversal of a recent trend suggests some recent incarceration reforms may need to be tweaked.
Spencer S. Hsu
According to FBI files, a lobbyist said the congressman’s representative told him earmarks were “for sale.”
Mapped results, as they come in.
Despite disagreement over providing weapons, Poroshenko, Obama share warm words at the White House.
Richard A. Serrano
Program in response to Ferguson, Mo., killing aims to build trust between community and police.
Navy Yard staffers recall last year’s massacre. They are sad, but they also have pride in their colleagues.
Bail for Wayne Allen Huntsman was set at $10 million, but police provided few details of the arrest.
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
Lawmakers had to choose between a big-time picnic or listening to Gingrich and DeLay discuss 1994.
A roundup of news from across the nation.
Senators ask why federal auditors signed off on the climate-change group’s use of taxpayer money.
But most importantly, a photo of Kirsten Gillibrand and Connie Britton hanging out.
Politico has long had a reputation for being a boys club. The hiring of Susan Glasser will change that. But how?
In which we settle, once and for all, the beef between East Coast and West Coast.
Amid buzz surrounding the Washington Redskins' name controversy, late-night comics like Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart and Jimmy Kimmel couldn't resist chiming in.
It’s all about understanding who they really are.
A sum of $4.70 in tolls turned into $64.70 for one Florida couple, so they’ve filed a lawsuit accused Dollar Rent A Car of mischaracterizing their fees.
Funny or Die, the Emmy-award winning comedy Web site, has produced 11 short videos featuring a range of celebrities who work for free to plug President Obama's agenda. Here's a sample.
About four in 10, actually.
The Senate is expected to confirm an ambassador to Ireland and eight other nominees Thursday evening.
Holder is already one of the longest serving attorneys general in American history. How long will he stay?
George R.R. Martin is fundraising for Sen. Tom Udall. We decided to take advantage of the situation.
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