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Peter Wallsten and Tom Hamburger
As contentious farm-bill talks continue and politicians feud over food aid for the poor, the sugar industry’s decades-old safety net still has bipartisan support.
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The problem is easy to see. The solution isn’t.
Viewed broadly, there just aren’t that many congressional districts that a wave could wipe away.
Some 1.3 million people will immediately see their benefits disappear when those benefits expire at month’s end.
Pearl Harbor drew us into a world war 72 years ago. See where those who served then live now.
Tom Hamburger and Peter Wallsten
Executives, lobbyists and lawmakers at the center of efforts to maintain protections for this farming sector.
Zachary A. Goldfarb
The president says the diplomatic deal is as likely to fail as it is to succeed, but “we have to try.”
At annual Advance retreat, some clamored for a change of direction while others vowed to stand pat.
Legislative liaison who helped secure the passage of the Affordable Care Act will assist with implementation.
The president has called the growing income gap a “defining challenge.” But how much can he do about it?
South Africa owes much to Mandela’s remarkable self-restraint.
A comment by the vice president about working women was taken out of context and labeled a gaffe.
How well do you know your crass fellow Americans?
The Reagan Administration didn’t always look kindly on Mandela and the African National Congress.
Janet Napolitano, former secretary of homeland security and current president of the University of California system, sits down with The Washington Post's Nick Anderson to discuss her transition out of the Obama administration.
The agency tweaked its language on delayed arrivals and urged agencies to ensure more teleworking.
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.
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