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Congressional gridlock on a border bill may not play well, but sending children back is the worst option.
Oops, they did it again.
Congress’s actions and inactions may be blocking the GOP’s path to victory in the midterm elections.
Reps. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) have introduced a bill to slow the proliferation of document classification and security clearances.
Congress isn’t even naming post offices at the rate it used to.
Although the nomination of Debo Adegbile to head Justice’s civil rights division is still on the Senate calendar, his confirmation is almost surely not going to happen.
The Texas senator wants to be the outsider’s outsider in 2016.
Colby Itkowitz and Al Kamen
Meet President Obama’s Interior Department head: a lover of all things outdoors -- and puzzles.
The first in the Washington Post’s annual series of reports profiling finalists for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America awards, which honor federal workers who made an impact.
This is not a fringe issue.
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The Grey Lady is now using Internet polling. This is a bigger deal than you might think.
On no other issue is the president polling so poorly. And it’s a striking turn of events.
Some whistleblowers are seen as heroes, but others are controversial. Here are five who became famous for their roles as informants.
How accurate is the history of the term “Redskin” in the Web site defending the team’s name? We do a reality check.
George F. Will
The U.S. needs a new approach to global crises.
The supermarket chain isn’t just a company, it’s a community.
House faces pressing issues on last day before summer break.
E.J. Dionne Jr.
Demands to impeach the president have become routine. Now what?
The bill would force universities to recalcuate the cost of hiding the number of sex assaults.
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
No ambassador to Russia? Lawmakers agree that’s not a good idea right now.
Federal appeals court vacancies are at their lowest point since 1990, though some GOP senators have been able to block nominees
Here’s what GOP leaders should be saying.
Rep. Dave Camp sent the e-mails to the Justice Department, saying they represent “supporting evidence” of criminal wrongdoing by Lerner.
The department proposed disciplinary actions for six of its medical employees, including the directors of the Rocky Mountain network and the Cheyenne, Wyo., VA clinic.
Competitive seats are disappearing.
Scammers are pretending to be immigration officials and demanding substantial payments from relatives of the unattended immigrant children.
The ad from liberal donor Tom Steyer’s group is elaborate ... and confusing.
Pandora’s box is now open.
Could Bush win? Sure. But he’s hardly the frontrunner.
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