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Actress/activist Ruby Dee dies at 91
EXCLUSIVE | Inside Bergdahl’s journal
Big change to frequent flyer programs
My sister inspired The Fault in Our Stars
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Chris Cillizza, Aaron Blake and Sean Sullivan
THE FIX | Many incumbents are in real trouble in states where victory in November should amount to a layup.
The Fix by Chris Cillizza
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It’s on the audio tape. But not on the video. What happened?
Arkansas tells the tale.
The David Perdue (R) campaign earns 4 Pinocchios for a smarmy ad based on innuendo but no facts
John Hickenlooper’s political style has him fighting a perception of weak leadership.
Feds will be honored with Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals for outstanding work.
Carol D. Leonnig
After an embarrassing breach, new Secret Service proposals include blocking sidewalks as well as screening visitors as far as a block away.
Republicans’ loyalties being strained in the Lone Star State, as native sons offer different directions for the party.
GAO finds that many contractors could obtain access to classified information but are not working.
Jerry Markon, Ellen Nakashima and Alice Crites
High turnover among Homeland Security leaders is a result of what employees describe as a dysfunctional work environment, abysmal morale and the lure of private firms paying top dollar.
What to do about the Islamic State, the NFL and the Democratic National Committee
Gary Hart wasn’t on track to win the 1988 presidential election.
THE FIX | The senator saw a campaign opportunity in providing a constituent service at an LSU game.
Carol D. Leonnig, Spencer Hsu and Annys Shin
The Secret Service faces tough questions as it reviews security after the breach at the residence.
Maybe because almost no one of consequence in the Democratic Party is talking seriously about his presidential prospects.
THE TAKE | Texas proudly thinks of itself as a nation-state. It has produced three presidents since the last half century. But will the country embrace the new Republican Party of Texas, if given the opportunity?
Sen. Rand Paul said in an interview that his Republican colleague had his picture taken with ISIS in Syria.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz had a blitz of media events with other top Democrats a day after revelations surfaced that they had turned on her.
Britons wake to find that their troublesome northern neighbors have decided to stay for now. More trouble expected.
I agree with Nate Silver and John Sides that a forecast should be constructed via a sensible combination of available information.
Both bureaucrats and lawmakers suffer from the breakdown in the congressional budget process.
These are changes to be expected now that Congress is paying attention. But most of them will need approval from the agency’s union, which is likely to push back against some.
We figured out the number of times Biden’s gaffes have been mentioned in the press since 2007.
People in the president’s party seem to be distancing themselves on the Hill.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has only been fully recognizing married same-sex couples in states that have marriage equality.
About one in every 200 Americans are in state or federal correctional facilities. In many states, the prison population is way over capacity.
Is federal hiring broken?
Auditors warn of more cost overruns, missed deadlines for Homeland Security’s office complex in D.C.
The DNC’s Women’s Leadership Forum took on the political gender gap and violence against women.
Surfing, semantics and a Beltway Series
Aaron Blake, Sean Sullivan and Chris Cillizza
Both parties are playing plenty of defense -- even in pretty friendly states.
The comedian’s daughter said the letter read, “Not only did she make us laugh, she made us think.“
Officials say the equipment is no longer needed and will be returned or disposed of soon.
A picture is worth a thousand words of bad news.
Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), in a newly tightened race against an independent challenger, can’t get out to Kansas just yet.
One in four Americans said they would want their state to secede from the United States, a Reuters poll found.
Gender could prove a compelling piece of it.
In this ad released by independent Kansas Senate candidate Greg Orman, Orman says that if he is elected independents could control the balance of the Senate.
Jaime Fuller and Philip Bump
We judged their performances. Now it’s your turn.
The hotline saw an increase in its call volume after highly publicized domestic violence cases involving NFL players.
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