Biden considers his future amid pressure to make a bid for president

Biden considers his future amid pressure to make a bid for president

Along with sympathy and encouragement in the wake of his son’s death, the vice president is hearing calls to run.

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What kind of party will the Republican nominee lead in 2016?

What kind of party will the Republican nominee lead in 2016?

Thursday’s candidate debate will start to define the party as much as it begins to find a nominee.

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Planned Parenthood and the barbarity of America

Planned Parenthood and the barbarity of America

No matter the tone used to describe it, Planned Parenthood’s abortionists are still stopping a human heart.

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Defunding Planned Parenthood would actually increase abortions

Defunding Planned Parenthood would actually increase abortions

Defunding the group would inevitably result in more unplanned pregnancies.

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The tipping point on Planned Parenthood

The tipping point on Planned Parenthood

The Planned Parenthood videos are bolstering the Republican push to defund it. Will women’s care suffer?

Republicans see chance to win over black voters in 2016

Republicans see chance to win over black voters in 2016

The GOP hopes that a pitch of educational reforms to help black students will resonate with voters. Some Democrats fear it might work.

What Hillary Clinton’s letter to the New York Times tells us about politics and media

What Hillary Clinton’s letter to the New York Times tells us about politics and media

An e-mail conversation between two Fixers

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Senate Republicans accidentally promote abortion

Senate Republicans accidentally promote abortion

Targeting Planned Parenthood would actually increase the number of unintended pregnancies.

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Legislative efforts reflect a push to limit rights, workplace protections

Democrats, including those in the White House, now are standing up for federal workers through measures.

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A GOP led by Donald Trump will fail and deserve it

A GOP led by Donald Trump will fail and deserve it

Trump is wrong. Our problems are not easy, and he is encouraging political fantasies.

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Syrian Christians and the English Jew

Syrian Christians and the English Jew

A Jewish publisher in England makes it his mission to save 2,000 Christian families in Syria.

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On big business, Clinton moves to the left of Sanders

On big business, Clinton moves to the left of Sanders

But neither candidate is going far enough in proposals to fix the economy.

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Christmas comes early this year — the gift of a Trump-fueled GOP debate

Christmas comes early this year — the gift of a Trump-fueled GOP debate

The Republican debate in Cleveland will be one to watch.

Dems now support rights for VA staff after voting for earlier law that undercut protections for VA senior executives

Dems now support rights for VA staff after voting for earlier law that undercut protections for VA senior executives

Democrats fought legislation approved in the House Wednesday that would cut due process rights for VA employees, unlike last year when they, Democrats, including President Obama, largely did not oppose last year’s hit on workplace protections for VA senior executives.

The single most amazing sentence from a focus group of Trump supporters

The single most amazing sentence from a focus group of Trump supporters

“He’s like one of us.” WHAT.

Hillary Clinton: As honest and trustworthy as Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton: As honest and trustworthy as Donald Trump

Her trust numbers are in Trump territory. Literally.

Harassment and hostile work environment are major complaints of congressional employees, report says

Harassment and hostile work environment are major complaints of congressional employees, report says

A new report indicates that congressional employees complain of harassment and hostile work environment far more than any other issue. Disparate treatment is in second place. Together they account for almost half of the complaints to the congressional Office of Compliance.

House approves cutting workplace protections for VA workers

House approves cutting workplace protections for VA workers

The House approved legislation that would cut appeal rights for Department of Veterans Affairs employees facing dismissal or demotion and facilitate the firing of new VA staffers.

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With Iran deal, Obama makes bad history

With Iran deal, Obama makes bad history

The president fails to heed the lessons of Woodrow Wilson’s disdain of Congress and U.S. intelligence failures.

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The GOP is one heck of a dysfunctional family

The GOP is one heck of a dysfunctional family

Mark Meadows’s recent attempt to oust John Boehner reveals the challenges facing the Republicans.

Donald Trump doesn’t just do nastygrams

Donald Trump doesn’t just do nastygrams

The Donald’s latest missive, to our own Fix boss.

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Conservatives hold John Boehner hostage

Conservatives hold John Boehner hostage

In a sense, the office of the House speaker already is pretty much vacant.

Trump’s presence in first GOP debate makes prep challenging for candidates

Trump’s presence in first GOP debate makes prep challenging for candidates

One adviser likens it to a NASCAR driver preparing for a race knowing one of the drivers will be drunk.

One thing Donald Trump is doing very right

One thing Donald Trump is doing very right

His dealings with the media are masterful.

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The GOP’s clash of ridiculous cliches

The GOP’s clash of ridiculous cliches

Mike Huckabee, Ted Cruz and Tom Cotton offer up apocalyptic criticisms of the president.

OPM hackers are more likely to get counterintelligence action than criminal charges, report says

OPM hackers are more likely to get counterintelligence action than criminal charges, report says

The Congressional Research Service report sheds more light on the breadth and depth and danger of the cyber theft of personal data belonging to more than 20 million federal employees, contractors, job candidates and their families.