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David A. Fahrenthold
Ron Paul has embraced a role as libertarianism’s prophet of doom. That might work against Rand Paul’s efforts to line up support for a potential 2016 bid.
The Fix by Chris Cillizza
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Carol D. Leonnig, Katie Zezima and Craig Whitlock
In the latest White House security breach, the Secret Service said the compound was locked down after a two-foot-wide device was found.
Will Karl Rove be the latest in a long line to rile Donald Trump and get under his sensitive skin?
The Small UAV Coalition hosted a free OK Go concert last week, but federal workers were asked to pay to comply with government ethics rules. Does that make sense?
2016 is starting to look like 2012, which is not good news for Democrats.
With the GOP now running the House and Senate, federal employees don’t need to guess which party will prevail.
Women are particularly sensitive to spending time away from home.
Federal employees in the Washington region can work from home or use unscheduled leave on Monday, but their offices are open.
A primer for the upcoming tax debate.
In a Pew Research survey, Republicans favored the CIA and Defense Department most, while Democrats gave high marks to a bit of everything.
Michelle Ye Hee Lee
We check if the claim by anti-abortion lawmakers correctly portrays abortion coverage.
A lock of President Lincoln’s hair was among the items sold at a Dallas auction.
According to Politics1.com, there are now an astonishing 25 potential candidates for the party’s nomination.
Several cuts have already been proposed by Republicans in the early days of this new Congress.
Alexa Ura and Texas Tribune
In Texas, specifically.
President Obama announced that the Interior Department released a revised conservation plan to better sustain and manage Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Some real talk herein.
The move to protect 1.4 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge will spark a battle with Alaska Republicans.
It’s up because jobs were up. As a percentage of all jobs, it keeps dropping.
A roundup of national news.
Dan Balz and Robert Costa
If they’re too centrist, primary voters might question their conservative bona fides. If they skew too far right, general-election voters might be scared off.
With the task force’s deadline fast approaching, top officials have been insistent: Reform will happen.
Robert Barnes and Mark Berman
One week after allowing an Oklahoma execution, the justices agreed to review the procedure.
99Rise, a group opposing the Citizens United decision, released video of its members disrupting the Supreme Court on the morning of the fifth anniversary of the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.
Sen. John Cornyn takes gavel of Judiciary subcommittee. And changes its name.
Former Florida governor Jeb Bush gave a preview of his likely presidential campaign in a speech that criticized Obama and the GOP-controlled Congress alike as ineffective and overly partisan.
Obama told them that cities are “often the place where change happens fastest.”
Two women from Mobile sued to have their marriage, performed in California, recognized by the state.
Homeland Security Inspector General John Roth said he suspects that TSA wanted to “conceal negative information” about computer security at New York airport.
SkyMall, super PACs and solitary confinement.
His base is among the lowest turnout group in the state.
There are 25 potential Republican presidential candidates. 25!
History is littered with the worst presidents of all time.
State Department official wanted to use Disney characters to teach kids about warming Arctic.
There’s good economic news. There’s also needed (and unneeded) context.
A new GAO audit finds that officials aren’t sure how many work at headquarters, making cuts harder.
Supreme Court ruling protects federal air marshal whistleblower in case that had broad implications.
RIP (for now) another Clinton documentary.
Meet Brian Sandoval.
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