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Democrats express frustrations — including that the race is a tossup — and the governor gets the message.
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Shana Gadarian and Bethany Albertson
Ebola is frightening Americans. We know from past research that when Americans are worried about infectious diseases, they trust medical experts more, and are more likely to temporarily give up civil liberties.
“[W]e are dismayed to learn that senior leaders of the VA are still not being held accountable for their grievous misconduct,” wrote McCain and Flake.
Francisco Cantú and Marco Morales
Polls in the first round systematically overestimated support for Roussef and underestimated support for Neves, but there is interesting variation across polls.
A new survey of federal employees shows declining morale across government
A look at demographic details from a series of recent polls.
The California governor is cruising to a fourth term. He’s so far ahead he won’t be advertising on his own behalf.
Finance is a top skill in New York City, while it’s mining in Las Vegas, and SEO marketing in Provo, Utah.
Midterm turnout drops off among young people, blacks and unmarried women.
Chris Cillizza, Aaron Blake and Sean Sullivan
The Senate’s massive playing field.
Only about one third of judicial campaign TV ads this year came from the candidates themselves.
Nevada promotes college savings more than any other state. Studies suggest that makes kids much more likely to go to college.
Recent history shows the GOP dominates such runoffs.
Quick shifts in a volatile metric.
Islamist movements have evolved dramatically due to a several key trends that have defined and redefined their experience in the new Arab political (dis)order.
The hunt for a mystery sub in the Baltic.
You know the election is almost here when campaign signs begin to disappear.
While both sides make good points, the state’s junior senator said he leans toward legalization.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson elicited loud cheers when he asked distinguished DHS employees about worker morale at the agency.
Her candidacy has been a disappointment, but Democrats hope she has paved a path for the future.
Federal workers give low marks to agency leadership in new survey, which should set off alarms at agencies
Nurses put themselves at risk by caring for Ebola patients -- now they want support from Congress for mandated protocols.
By some measures, we’re in for another big GOP year, ala 2010. But some indicators lag.
The two-year trial run will take place in San Franciso and builds on earlier tests in the area with Amazon.com.
Can you find the three infected people out of 310 million? (No.)
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
Attention, PACs: Your names are lame. (Except for Tu PAC one.)
This is the second article on Northern Virginia congressional candidates’ positions on the federal workplace.
Ex-Blackwater chief said that the conviction of four of his former employees for their roles in the 2007 fatal shooting of 14 unarmed Iraqis was unexpected.
Drawing charges of hypocrisy, GOP groups are attacking Democrats who supported conservative ideas.
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Donors, sleepers and silly subject lines.
Palin has feuded with Republican Gov. Sean Parnell. Now she wants him out.
Political science at its finest.
This ad released by Jeff McCormick for Governor uses video footage of Nelson Mandela and a narrator who sounds like Morgan Freeman to promote the independent candidate for Massachusetts.
Juliet Eilperin and David Nakamura
The latest suspect’s rapid capture posed a marked contrast to the Secret Service’s handling of a similar incident in Sept.
Rosalind S. Helderman
Prosecutors threatened her with criminal charges if she didn’t wear a wire against Clinton, according to a report believed to be under a court-ordered seal and recently obtained by The Post.
Republicans have drawn even among women in polling.
Chris Karpowitz and Tali Mendelberg
If there are enough boys, then probably yes. The lesson: group context - and not just leaning in or changing men’s attitudes - matters for empowering women politically.
House candidate John Foust discusses federal employee issues.
The most brazen -- and perhaps dumbest -- campaign ad of the year.
Where people usually jump the fence to get into the White House -- and what happens next.
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