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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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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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Surfing, semantics and a Beltway Series
Air kisses all around.
Both bureaucrats and lawmakers suffer from the breakdown in the congressional budget process.
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.
I mean, seriously?
It’s the first full-time employee the group will have in either state.
Montana’s tax system matches most closely with what Americans -- both conservative and liberal -- think is fair.
Vice President Joe Biden is wont to put his foot in his mouth. But this week, he really upped his game. It was not a good week for Joe Biden.
Georgia Republican Senate candidate David Perdue accuses his Democratic opponent, Michelle Nunn, of having a campaign plan that says she "funded organizations linked to terrorists."
For much of that time, it’s held onto that title by a sizable margin.
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 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.”
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