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Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)
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As an undergraduate, he led a push for Occidental College to rid itself of apartheid-related investments.
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As we mourn the passing of a great leader, it is worth remembering the wide range of factors that lead countries to democratize.
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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.
The Nobel laureate and former Polish president was in Washington to promote a movie about him.
History isn’t on the side of high-profile bipartisan budget panels when it comes to making a difference.
Think tank’s criticism of Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s populist policies sparks intraparty feud.
Cruz urged the conservative coalition of state lawmakers to stay strong by invoking the very policy that has helped to create a headache for the group.
The human rights icon died Thursday at age 95.
President Obama marked the death of the iconic former South African president at the White House on Thursday.
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In polls going back to 1946, Mandela has been among the top 10 men 20 times.
Federal Diary columnist Joe Davidson shared his impressions of the iconic leader in a June column.
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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