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Ellen McCarthy

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  • Feb 6, 2016

  • Jan 23, 2016

British actress apologized for her remarks. But the damage has been done.

  • Jan 23, 2016

Patrick Gavin struggles for an interview with the President, tongue firmly in cheek.

  • Jan 16, 2016

Email may derail prosecution in Pennsylvania assault case.

  • Jan 16, 2016

So, why do they call it that again?

  • Jan 9, 2016

Don’t make your bliss the bane of everyone else’s existence.

  • Jan 4, 2016

When a former client called to ask Linda Rahal to care for her daughter after she died, she didn’t hesitate.

  • Jun 24, 2015

When a former client called to ask Linda Rahal to care for her daughter after she died, she didn’t hesitate.

  • Jun 24, 2015

NARAL President Ilyse Hogue is pregnant. Some say it’s ironic. She says it makes her more determined.

  • Jun 7, 2015
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Ellen McCarthy grew up in Allegany, NY and began her career at The Post in 2001, covering local technology companies for the Business Section. For several years she wrote The Download, a weekly column about the D.C. tech scene. In 2006 she moved to the Weekend section to cover arts and entertainment. From 2009 to 2013 she anchored the Style section’s OnLove page, writing extensively about weddings, love and relationships. Today she writes feature stories and profiles for Style.
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