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7 min ago | Intellectual Conservative Politics an...

Who Is Rand Paul?

For starters, Rand is short for Randal, not an allusion to Ayn Rand, after whom Sen. Paul was not named by his libertarian father Ron Paul.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Publishing, Rick Santorum, Chris Christie, US Governors, Senator Ted Cruz, Tea Party

1 hr ago | The Washington Post

In the Loop: Biden likes well-timed reunions

He may have raised an eyebrow or two a couple of months ago when he hopped onto a conference call to touch base with many of the hundreds of his former Senate, vice-presidential and campaign staffs.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Ohio, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat

3 hrs ago | Washington Post

The Fix: Grover Norquist went to Burning Man. And wrote about it.

Grover Norquist, founder of Americans for Tax Reform, during our interview with him at his office on July, 11, 2011 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: Burning Man, Arts, The Washington Post Company, Publishing, US News, Liberal Political News

6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Tips on post-Labor Day commuting

The work zone for the express lanes is in the middle of I-95 in Northern Virginia.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Weather, Tysons Corner, VA, Sports

6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Stanford U. plans to increase its undergraduate enrollment

The most selective university in the country plans to open its gates a bit wider in the next few years.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, 9, California, The Washington Post Company, Publishing

7 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Politico founder to be Washington Post publisher

The finish line in November's mid-term elections is just the start of the next race for the White House.

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Related Topix: Politico, Publishing, Economics News, Bankruptcy

7 hrs ago | KAUZ

Politico founder to be Washington Post publisher

A spokesman says more than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 are still being sought.

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Related Topix: Politico, Publishing

7 hrs ago | Media Matters for America

George Will's Ethical Problems Continue With The Kochs And AFP

Washington Post columnist George Will deepened his ethically challenged connections to big-money conservative groups by participating in an Americans for Prosperity summit where prominent Republican presidential hopefuls made their pitch to major donors.

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Related Topix: Publishing, US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, North Carolina, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government

10 hrs ago | Switched

Jeff Bezos Refuses To Talk To Washington Post About Huge Washington Post News

JUNE 18: Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Jeff Bezos, Amazon

10 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Washington Post names Ryan publisher as Weymouth steps down

The Washington Post's Katharine Weymouth plans to step down as publisher and chief executive officer a year after Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos bought the newspaper.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Amazon, Jeff Bezos

10 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Matt Welch on Rand Paul, the Tea Party, and Racism

Norm Ornstein is one of those Washington "centrist" lifers whom the commentariat loves to deploy against the hard-line partisans allegedly fouling our national discourse.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, Tea Party, Publishing, John McCain

Mon Sep 01, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Colorado's GMO labeling measure Prop 105 to be voted on in November

Activists and concerned citizens in the state of Colorado have succeeded in having a proposal placed on the November ballot that, if approved by a majority of the general public, would make it mandatory to label genetically modified foods, according to a recent announcement by the secretary of state's office.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, The Washington Post Company, Publishing

The New Zealand Herald

Graham McGregor: Is your marketing timeless?

In her Washington Post article J Courtney talked about the creation of the timeless advertising slogan 'A Diamond is Forever' and why it has lasted so long.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Publishing, Advertising

Salt Lake Tribune

Washington Post: Jindal puts politics ahead of students

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's efforts to withdraw his state from the Common Core State Standards were successfully rebuffed by members of his own administration.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Publishing, Representative Mary Fallin, Opinion

War Is A Crime

U.S. Bombs, Which Helped Spawn ISIS, Can't Crush It

Once again, U.S. leaders are beating the war drums-or rather, beating them harder, because when in recent memory have the drums fallen silent? Aspiring President Hillary Clinton and Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham are all urging President Obama to take stronger military measures against ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, which has ... (more)

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Related Topix: Publishing, Blog News, US News, Liberal Political News

HeraldNet

Reida s gaffes just keep on coming

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told the Asian Chamber of Commerce last week: "The Asian population is so productive.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Opinion

Sun Aug 31, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Princess Diana died 17 years ago today

A royal supporter looks at tributes to Britain's Princess Diana on the gates of Kensington Palace, marking the 17th anniversary of her death, in London on August 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Princess Diana, Evanston, IL, Northwestern University, Publishing, Entertainment

Buenos Aires Herald

The value of our meals: When more means less

The trouble with writing about cheap eats - which I do in The Washington Post's Weekend section - is that few can agree on what constitutes cheap.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Life, Fruits, Food

The Washington Post

Security measures increase as schools open for new year

Rex Barrett, director of security services for Prince George's County schools, demonstrates the new security measures at Glenn Dale Elementary School in Glenn Dale, Md., Aug. 29. At Julius West Middle School in Rockville, Md., all doors are locked after the morning bells ring.

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Related Topix: Glenn Dale, MD, The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Rockville, MD, Bowie, MD

The Washington Post

Is Massachusetts really No. 1 in schools? Maybe not.

My colleague Reid Wilson explained in Outlook recently that Massachusetts appears to be our nation's best state for education.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Blog News, Publishing, Teenagers, Sherborn, MA, Education

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