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Survivors recall the Navy Yard massacre one year later

Survivors recall the Navy Yard massacre one year later

People who were there talked about being in the building during the Navy Yard massacre one year ago.

In tight Iowa Senate race, can Joni Ernst weather attacks?

In tight Iowa Senate race, can Joni Ernst weather attacks?

The dynamics shift in a hard-fought campaign, buoying Democrats’ hopes of keeping the Senate.

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Mark Sanford’s pathetic saga

Mark Sanford’s pathetic saga

Not even a credulous soap opera viewer would buy this tale.

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Clinton’s steak fry populism

Clinton’s steak fry populism

Hillary’s tone has changed since 2008.

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Is Holder preparing to let go?

Is Holder preparing to let go?

There is more speculation about the attorney general’s future.

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Republicans mount their warhorses

Republicans mount their warhorses

In Congress, GOP militancy is spreading rapidly.

How America will look in 2060, in 1 amazing GIF

How America will look in 2060, in 1 amazing GIF

Older. And that should be a good thing for Republicans.

Senate confirms Hartley as ambassador to France, two others for nuclear commission

Senate confirms Hartley as ambassador to France, two others for nuclear commission

The Senate Tuesday confirmed eight Obama nominees, including ambassadors to France and Guatemala and members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Somber Navy ceremony remembers ‘good people’

Somber Navy ceremony remembers ‘good people’

Navy Yard ceremony remembers 12 people slain there one year ago.

Why Cris Carter is right about Adrian Peterson, and Charles Barkley isn’t

Why Cris Carter is right about Adrian Peterson, and Charles Barkley isn’t

Although there are certainly racial and regional divides, strong belief in corporal punishment spans a lot of demographics.

Democrats now have a 51 percent chance of holding the Senate

Democrats now have a 51 percent chance of holding the Senate

Could an upset be brewing?

Rand Paul talks a lot -- probably too much for his own good

Rand Paul talks a lot -- probably too much for his own good

The potential 2016er says he wants to repeal all executive orders. Except kind of not really.

Attention Biden alumni! Scheduled reunion Tuesday postponed. Joe’s in. . . Iowa.

Attention Biden alumni! Scheduled reunion Tuesday postponed. Joe’s in. . . Iowa.

First Joe Biden had a conference call with former staff. Then a reunion was scheduled (but postponed) for Tuesday. Now he’s headed to Iowa. So not running?

Eric Holder’s accomplishing a major goal soon, so does that mean he’s moving on?

Eric Holder’s accomplishing a major goal soon, so does that mean he’s moving on?

As Eric Holder completes his goal of visiting every U.S. attorney in the country, is he preparing to go?

People are united on the Islamic State. Enjoy it while it lasts (because it won’t).

People are united on the Islamic State. Enjoy it while it lasts (because it won’t).

A polarized American public is just beneath the surface.

Attack ads claim education cuts

Attack ads claim education cuts

Thom Tillis (R) is being hammered for $500 million in education cuts, but that number is being taken out of context.

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In the Loop: Remember that Obamacare thing?

In the Loop: Remember that Obamacare thing?

The fight over the health-care law just isn’t what it used to be.

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Misreading Kissinger

Misreading Kissinger

A review of his latest book sees only appeasement on Israel where something deeper may actually lie.

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What is Hillary Clinton’s vision?

What is Hillary Clinton’s vision?

If she runs, she needs to tell us how and why she is proposing to lead.

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Behind the curve on Ebola

Behind the curve on Ebola

The Ebola outbreak is a stress test for future emergencies, and it has revealed weaknesses.

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D.C.’s war on motorists

D.C.’s war on motorists

The District is on the cutting edge of efforts nationwide to squeeze more revenue out of the public.

Security clearance process: work in progress

Security clearance process: work in progress

One year after Navy Yard shootings, much work remains on security clearance reform.

Debo Adegbile, whose nomination for civil rights post was blocked in Senate, joins private law firm

Debo Adegbile, whose nomination for civil rights post was blocked in Senate, joins private law firm

Obama nominee for Justice Department civil rights division was blocked because of his work on appeal for Philadelphia police killer.

The wait times to vote in Florida are horrendous

The wait times to vote in Florida are horrendous

A Brennan Center study shows these shortfalls disproportionately impact minorities.

The 12 most competitive Senate races in the country

The 12 most competitive Senate races in the country

Republicans should feel good but not great about their chances of retaking Senate control in November.

Hope fades for Obama nominees seeking Senate approval

Hope fades for Obama nominees seeking Senate approval

Time is running out for some 150 Obama nominees waiting for Senate confirmation this year.

Obama’s crisis of (foreign policy) confidence

Obama’s crisis of (foreign policy) confidence

People like what Obama is doing, but they have very little confidence that it will work.