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Boehner did not have enough votes from his own ranks because virtually all Democrats opposed the legislation.
THE TAKE | Congress’s actions and inactions may be blocking the party’s path to victory in this fall’s midterm elections.
Dismissing talk that he had a role in the GOP stumble, he said, “I’m working hard” to build ties between the chambers.
A bomb bears down on central Gaza. (Max Becherer for The Post)
WORLDVIEWS | In the heart of Gaza City, a missile whooshed overhead before creating a ball of smoke where a home stood.
Sudarsan Raghavan, William Booth and Ruth Eglash
U.S. and U.N. officials announced that the humanitarian truce will begin Friday, and both sides are sending delegations to Cairo to try to resolve the conflict that has stretched into its fourth week.
Rosalind S. Helderman, Matt Zapotosky and Laura Vozzella
Jonnie Williams testified that he hoped the couple would help promote one of his products.
Patricia Sullivan and Jenna Portnoy
But Virginia party treasurer Bob FitzSimmonds told a blog he did not make such an offer.
Montgomery police alleged that the 13- and 19-year-old suspects thought the victim spoke to police.
Federal paralegals were idle for almost four years but still got paid, including bonuses, a probe finds.
Donna St. George
While the gap has narrowed, suspensions of minority students still occur at disproportionate rates.
Michael Alison Chandler and Emma Brown
But underneath the slight growth in math and reading on annual tests were some unsettling data points.
The Post’s Michael O'Sullivan reviews “Guardians of the Galaxy,” Marvel's latest comic book movie.
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Washington deals a young player with potential for a veteran capable of replacing Ryan Zimmerman.
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Joel Achenbach, Lena H. Sun and Caelainn Hogan
The person infected with the virus that prompted a CDC travel alert will be treated in a special unit.
CHECKPOINT | The sister of a fallen soldier was glad to attend a medal ceremony but also struggled with it.
The swap shows a small-market team seizing the moment, while a sleeping giant retools for 2015.
John Kerry has legitimized Hamas’s criminality.
Rather than fix the crisis at the border, lawmakers pick a new fight.
Netanyahu vows to destroy Hamas tunnels
Obama slams Republicans over lawsuit
Ebola threat grows in Sierra Leone
Eric Cantor bids farewell as House majority leader
Fighting blocks access to Ukraine crash site
Workers dig for survivors after India landslide
Malaysian prime minister: Stop fighting in Ukraine
Small plane crashes into San Diego parking lot
Shootout leaves 3 dead, deputies wounded in N.C.
Mother of slain Mexican teen sues U.S. Border Patrol agents
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Congress has passed a landmark bill to help veterans avoid long waits for health care and fix other problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Michael Q. McShane
The debate over teacher evaluation is shrouded in myth.
COLUMN | The former first lady’s supposed crush is a sad act to help her and her husband avoid jail time.
REDSKINS BLOG | Things kicked up another notch at Redskins training camp a day after a low-key practice on Wednesday. Today, the shoulder pads were back on, so that meant more contact, and more of a spirited atmosphere.
Nancy Simmons Starrs
Check with management companies on their policies and consider renting a single-family house.
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Sleigh Bells rocks the Mad Decent Block Party and Cirque du Soleil returns to National Harbor.
Lonnae O’Neal Parker
James Brown biopic “Get on Up” offers a look at the legend’s life of messiness and cacophony.
A cover band known for entertaining the drunken masses searches for its chance to break out of the bar scene.
FEDERAL EYE | Federal paralegals were idle for almost four years but still got paid, including bonuses, a probe finds.
Q&A TRANSCRIPT | Tom Sietsema took questions, rants and raves on D.C. dining.
Twitter’s transparency report reveals that a growing number of countries want access to user information for the first time. What explains the spread?
McDonald’s Japan introduced tofu and fish nuggets amid a shortage of chicken products, the result of the Chinese food safety scandal.
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