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Cindy Sullivan, born Robert, gave a tearful testimony on Wednesday against a Florida bill that would make it illegal to be in an opposite-gender bathroom.
Obama explained to a 10-year-old how to win the highest office.
During his town hall event in South Carolina, President Obama met Trace Adams, a 10-year-old boy who hopes to one day live in the White House too.
Brennan is the first woman to lead the postal service.
Dan Balz and Ed O’Keefe
The wealthy agribusiness executive is among the organizers of a forum that’s drawing likely 2016 contenders.
Hillary’s in trouble for her e-mail, and Bill’s in trouble for his Snapchat, Conan O’Brien joked.
This story isn’t going away anytime soon.
Here's a look at five of the most notable bribery cases in politics -- and how much it took for lawmakers to sell out.
Do conservatives just not do satire?
Speaking at the Human Rights Campaign, Vice President Biden mocked Dr. Ben Carson's recent controversial comments that homosexuality is a choice.
Arelis R. Hernández
As Md. congressman eyes Mikulski’s Senate seat, he defends his progressive record.
A law professor says quid pro quo is key for Menendez.
Nebraska Republican Rep. Jeff Fortenberry’s office got glitter-bombed. A look back at the tradition of glitter in politics.
And we have the tool to prove it.
From Jackson historians to the Treasury Department itself, nobody seems to know exactly why the seventh president’s portrait was put on the $20 in 1928.
Former Washington Post war correspondent moves up to chief of staff at the State Department.
Philip Rucker and Robert Costa
The Wisconsin governor is punching up his statesman credentials to win over GOP leaders, who haven’t been impressed.
The Texas Senate passed its first legislation this week, state Republican leaders again addressed Medicaid expansion and new bills aim to preserve the federal health subsidies in question in the U.S. Supreme Court case.
The state rushed through the anti-union measure to avoid protests on the scale of those seen in 2011.
During an address to a joint session of Congress on Sept. 9, 2009, President Obama was interrupted by Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.), who yelled, "You lie!"
Symbolism matters in politics.
The “Scandal” episode comes the same week as the DOJ’s Ferguson investigation.
More than 250,000 bills, at your fingertips.
“House of Cards” double-dealing, lying, chicanery, murder seemed plausible -- but not appointing the first lady to a job
Thank you, Herb, for writing about New Jersey politics and inspiring “Ho Hey.“
Late-night hosts couldn’t resist weighing in on Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail account controversy.
Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says the agency has not made a case for why it should have different rules regarding protecting whistleblowers.
A simple animation to show how fast the money pours in.
No matter how people felt about Ferguson, they were right.
An image that evoked Clinton as a boss has taken on new meaning following her e-mail controversy.
A new bill set to be signed into law will switch the state to an opt-out system in which any eligible resident who visits a DMV will be registered to vote.
What’s the most common street name in America? In Virginia? In Hawaii?
The 18 percent increase in improper payments represents the first increase in four years for the Obama administration.
Rand Paul once again tops our monthly roundup of the most widely read columns.
Carol D. Leonnig, Rosalind S. Helderman and Anne Gearan
An official said the agency would not “prejudge” until it can analyze the e-mails from her private account.
The new VA secretary promised a culture of reform, but the change hasn’t reached some facilities.
Greg Jaffe and Juliet Eilperin
The spotlight returns to a place still trying to overcome the racial divisions that have come to define it.
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
The lawmaker hit by Mrs. Adelson’s purse is backing Mr. Adelson’s bill against online gambling.
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