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Jerry Markon and Carol D. Leonnig
An independent review called for deep changes, including a higher fence around the White House.
The Fix by Chris Cillizza
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Forceful, funny and effective.
The unemployment rate fell by more than 2 percentage points over the year in Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, Nevada, Ohio and Rhode Island.
No men allowed.
But more importantly, is he elite?
Many truly awful things -- and many things that President Obama did.
While it did appear ugly, the House and Senate avoided the worst excesses of 2013.
He and Marco Rubio don’t agree on changes in our relationship with Cuba ...
On Nov. 21, during a Christian Science Monitor breakfast with Washington reporters, top Obama advisor Dan Pfeiffer was asked whether the president was considering a review of Cuba policy. Pfeiffer said he knew of no changes.
No one is healthier than Hawaiians.
Obama’s move pushes Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush into a corner.
Thirty percent of religiously “unaffiliated” people believe in the virgin birth.
Sen. Tom Harkin displayed his love of America in his final days in public office.
City employees, be careful what you tweet.
Sivan Hirsch-Hoefler and Cas Mudde
New data sheds light on the use of violence on behalf of environmental goals
White evangelicals turn out to vote because their everyday context reinforces the bonds between religion, community and politics.
In an emotional speech, Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) said good-bye to the Senate on Friday, teaching the chamber how to say "America" in sign language.
And it’s not really about politics.
Undocumented immigrants are far more likely to engage in political action when they have an active community, and they aren’t immediately threatened by arrest and deportation
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) questioned TV host Dr. Mehmet Oz about his claims that certain products are "miracle" workers during a Senate Commerce subcommittee hearing on June 18, 2014
They even failed at being the worst.
‘Pantsuit aficionado’? Hmmm...
Understanding a recent experiment that found that a personal story by a gay canvasser led to large shifts in interviewees’ attitudes.
The late-night hosts weigh in on President Obama's announced changes to U.S. policy towards Cuba.
Fill up that bookshelf
The U.S. restores diplomatic ties with Cuba.
Karen J. Alter
Kenyatta is not the first, nor will he be the last, powerful actor to play legal politics and win.
Low pump prices mean low revenue for energy-dependent states.
Everyone was there. Even Unicorn Abraham Lincoln.
Agency gift shops help fill stockings with NASA freeze-dried ice cream, fed-themed onesies and more.
The Senate, when it closed shop, sent back scores of nominations to the White House to be returned to the new GOP Senate next year
Pamela Kirkland and Jackie Kucinich
It’s nicer than you might think.
The ends versus the means.
Michelle Ye Hee Lee
Jonathan Gruber gives an after-the-fact explanation of his 2012 remarks on Obamacare, but confuses the issue further.
A look at how President Obama can normalize relations with Cuba on his own versus what moves would require congressional approval.
Paul Kane and Ed O’Keefe
Funding for diplomatic operations in Havana and an ambassador’s confirmation could be likely targets.
Readers praise and criticize Federal Diary columns.
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
The White House senior adviser ducked and dodged questions during a media roundtable in November.
This Republican senator knows how to really stick it to North Korea.
Gregory Weeks and John Weeks
Analysis of the numbers can help explain the timing of the shift in policy.
Remembering what we forgot happened in 2014.
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