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.

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Ted Cruz bullied Republicans for years. Now they’re standing up to him.

Ted Cruz bullied Republicans for years. Now they’re standing up to him.

And his Senate colleagues are finding out he isn’t so tough after all.

Hillary Clinton strangely sidesteps question about the Keystone pipeline

Hillary Clinton strangely sidesteps question about the Keystone pipeline

Running for president means weighing in on issues that the current one is dealing with.

Mark Cuban summarized Donald Trump’s appeal in just 43 words

Mark Cuban summarized Donald Trump’s appeal in just 43 words

It’s not what he says. It’s that he says it.

This Mike Huckabee is exactly who we thought he was

Same as he ever was.

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Hillary Clinton, the Democrats’ wounded queen?

Hillary Clinton, the Democrats’ wounded queen?

Arguments that she is a weak candidate are getting stronger.

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Clinton’s new e-mail storm is no criminal scandal

Clinton’s new e-mail storm is no criminal scandal

The e-mail controversy is a political problem for Hillary Clinton. It’s not even close to being a criminal matter.

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Uber mows down Bill de Blasio

Uber mows down Bill de Blasio

The company is winning in New York City. But that’s not progress for hardworking cab drivers.

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Washington forgets the art of friendship

Washington forgets the art of friendship

On the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, similar bipartisan triumphs now seem unimaginable.

5 things I learned by spending four hours in The Donald Trump Experience

5 things I learned by spending four hours in The Donald Trump Experience

On the picnic trail with Donald Trump.

4 poll numbers that should unnerve Hillary Clinton

4 poll numbers that should unnerve Hillary Clinton

People don’t like her much.

Why it’s a bad idea to have all 16 GOP candidates on one debate stage

Why it’s a bad idea to have all 16 GOP candidates on one debate stage

It will be hard enough with just the top 10 poll leaders. A bigger lineup won’t help anyone.

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Americans are polarized but ambivalent

Americans are polarized but ambivalent

The party that wins the support of Americans with ambivalent views will triumph in 2016.

A striking photo of Dick Cheney from Sept. 11, 2001

A striking photo of Dick Cheney from Sept. 11, 2001

From a new set of photos of the day America was attacked.

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No rest for the candidates
in this summer of discontent

No rest for the candidates <br>in this summer of discontent

The reception for Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders points to widespread voter dissatisfaction — economic, racial or cultural — that knows no ideological boundaries.

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The coming Alzheimer’s crisis in America

The coming Alzheimer’s crisis in America

Congress should waste no time in correcting the travesty of too-little funding for a devastating disease.

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Bill Cosby should be stripped of the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Bill Cosby should be stripped of the Presidential Medal of Freedom

The accounts of Cosby’s predatory behavior are incompatible with the nation’s highest civilian honor.