Trump announces ban on transgender people in U.S. military
Trump reverses the Obama administration decision to allow transgender troops to serve.
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The Plum Line •  Opinion
Trump just kicked transgender troops out of the military. This one ugly quote says it all.
An administration official says this is an appeal to Rust Belt voters in advance of 2018.
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Senate embarks on new round of voting to peel back Affordable Care Act
The end game appears to be passing some kind of measure to set up negotiations with the House.
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Trump launches new attacks on Sessions
The president questioned why his attorney general hasn’t replaced the acting FBI director — which Trump himself can do.
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How Trump’s speech to the Boy Scouts could put AT&T’s CEO in a tricky spot
Randall Stephenson is awaiting word from Trump’s Justice Department on his company’s proposed $85 billion takeover of Time Warner.
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Fact Checker •  Analysis
26 hours, 29 Trumpian false or misleading claims
In the span of 26 hours, President Trump made 29 false or misleading claims in speeches and on Twitter. Here’s the full list.
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PowerPost •  Analysis
The Daily 202: Senate Republicans still face narrow path to pass health-care bill after procedural victory
A vote last night underscores the ideological rifts that remain.
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Trump’s speech to Boy Scouts irks some in ‘nonpartisan’ organization
The president used harsh language, recounted election-night victories and New York cocktail parties, and attacked his political opponents during a youth gathering.
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Politics •  Analysis
Trump’s argument against transgender soldiers echoes one used against gays, women and blacks
A brief review of history.
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Steel Valley’s Youngstown is much more complicated than Trump portrays
Residents have mixed feelings on whether the president is accomplishing what he promised for communities like theirs.
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Monkey Cage •  Analysis
Here’s how local TV news is making it harder for the Senate to repeal Obamacare
All that coverage shows people what they will lose.
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Analysis | ‘We’re getting nothing done.’ John McCain’s no-holds-barred lecture to the Senate, annotated
At Ohio campaign rally, Trump offers an ‘unfiltered’ view of his presidency
Press aide resigns as White House purge begins: ‘I’m going to fire everybody,’ says Scaramucci
Analysis | Why Trump’s decision to ban transgender people from the military should frighten Republicans
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The poor members of Trump World
Everyone in Washington seems to wind up with the word “poor” in front of his or her name eventually. Take Jeff Sessions as an example.
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Republican ‘moderates’ cave again
The GOP’s cowardice invites Trump to fire Sessions
A defensive vote on an offensive bill
Trump’s latest rage tweets reveal a lawless, out-of-control president
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The Insider •  Analysis
Defense, rookies and Kirk Cousins drama: What to watch as Redskins’ training camp begins
Washington’s players and coaches have made their way to Richmond, and on Thursday, they take the field for their first practice of the 2017 season.
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Kyrie Irving trade request no surprise to Chauncey Billups after ‘due diligence’ on Cavs
The latest brain study examined 111 former NFL players. Only one didn’t have CTE.
Jerry Jones emotionally defends how the Cowboys handled the Lucky Whitehead situation
Ryan Zimmerman struggles throwing the ball, but his first base defense is solid
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‘To God be the glory’: Alaska fishing boat captain braves frigid seas to save nearly lifeless crewman
Video from the U.S. Coast Guard captured the moment Christian Trosvig reached the crew member, who was floating limp near the sinking vessel.
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Wasserman Schultz fires IT staffer following fraud arrest
Ohio executes Ronald Phillips, resuming lethal injections after three-year break
Trump: Liberation from ‘Obamacare nightmare’ is close
Barbara Sinatra grew up poor. Then she found fortune and spent her life giving back.
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The standoff between Trump and Sessions escalates
U.S. attempt to handcuff Trump on Russia could backfire, Europe says
Analysis | What would happen if the United States totally disengaged from Afghanistan?
North Korea could cross ICBM threshold next year, U.S. officials warn in new assessment
U.S. retaliation over Russian hacking prompts stark response from Moscow
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Listen to Russian pranksters trick Rick Perry into a conversation about pig manure
White House eyes Plan B if tax effort falters
Perspective | The debit card nightmare: A number is stolen and charges pile up
Analysis | The military spends five times as much on Viagra as it would on transgender troops’ medical care
Dust isn’t the only thing your Roomba is sucking up. It’s also gathering maps of your house.
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Dust isn’t the only thing your Roomba is sucking up. It’s also gathering maps of your house.
Analysis | The most-loved social network among Americans isn’t the one you think
An Internet revolt just saved Microsoft Paint