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Chris Cillizza and Sean Sullivan
The political lessons of the late president of South Africa.
President Obama suggested the debate is over about whether boosting the minimum wage costs jobs.
The workforce is stretched thin and possibly due for more strain under the Affordable Care Act as more Americans gain insurance.
The president says every year tens of thousands of people die and millions pushed into poverty because they lack insurance.
Because of a formula set in law, top federal contractors now can be paid almost $1 million annually.
Aaron Blake and Juliet Eilperin
The White House says it told the Boston Globe in 2011 that there was no record of the two having met.
The Nobel laureate and former Polish president was in Washington to promote a movie about him.
Nelson Mandela refused to be bowed by his enemies.
He wasn’t able to call his party out on what needs to change in the economy.
My cancer diagnosis gave me the clarity of mortality.
Obama’s response to three crises is leaving them spinning.
The human rights icon died Thursday at age 95.
Federal Diary columnist Joe Davidson shared his impressions of the iconic leader in a June column.
It’s Chamber vs. Club in one of the most closely watched House GOP primaries.
Exhibit A: Jack Kingston and the Georgia Senate race.
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There are just too many members who reside in the political inland.
The Rand Paul wing of the party isn’t going to fade away anytime soon.
“Maybe we just have all the laws we need. Maybe we don’t need any more laws.“
Aaron Blake and Sean Sullivan
Obama’s low approval ratings don’t tell quite how bad things have become for him. For that, look at how he is viewed on the issues.
The strikes are part of a growing movement this year aimed at mandating better pay for low-wage workers.
GOP supports cuts to federal retiree benefits, while Democrats say the federal workforce has paid enough.
At OPEC meeting, Iran said it wants to pump a good deal of oil once crude export sanctions are lifted.
George F. Will
Slowing its nuclear ambitions demands either a war or a diplomatic agreement.
E.J. Dionne Jr.
The president ties his health-care law to broader efforts to lessen inequality.
What is the Koch-funded group hiding?
Iron & Wine at SXSW.
The Massachusetts Democrat has shown no signs she is interested in a White House bid.
Unions don’t like the Illinois governor. It might not matter.
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