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Video: Washington Post economic columnist Neil Irwin tells you everything you need to know about the new budget deal - in two minutes.
The wife of former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said she and her husband have moved on from last year's election.
Ralph Bolen, 80, is seen at a care facility in Washington on Dec. 6. He's been locked out of his co-op studio apartment for the last three years since a hospital visit caused him to fall behind on his monthly dues.
US Vice President Joe Biden shares a laugh with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prior to their talks at Abe's official residence in Tokyo on Dec. 3. Women in Japan are used to being underutilized, condescended to and exploited.
The modest budget deal between U.S. Reps Paul Ryan and Patty Murray is a small step forward for "sound governing and economic policy," writes Jonathan Cohn at the New Republic .
Staunchly liberal MSNBC host and commentator Rachel Maddow will have another platform for airing her views when she begins writing a monthly column for The Washington Post.
Sean Sullivan covers national politics for "The Fix." Prior to joining The Washington Post in the summer of 2012, Sean was the editor of Hotline On Call, National Journal Hotline's politics blog.
It certainly is not news, per se , that ObamaCare is imposing a whole raft of complex, costly new rules and regulations upon smaller businesses that are going to have to seriously struggle to summon the resources to cope with them, but the Washington Post 's latest piece on the subject highlights an as yet little noticed set of specific rules that ... (more)
The US National Security Agency has quietly subverted the tools used by online advertising companies in order to track surveillance targets and improve its monitoring ability, according to a report based on documents obtained by Edward Snowden.
Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice says he has paid more than $1,000 in delinquent tickets in Washington after a television station pointed out he had not paid them.
On Wednesday, mourners will gather at Washington National Cathedral to celebrate the legacy of Nelson Mandela , a man who fought for racial equality.
In a lengthy investigative report Sunday on Aeon Financial, a secretive company that buys liens on properties for often paltry sums and charges owners thousands in fees to prevent foreclosure, the Washington Post offered what it believes are "clues to Aeon's ownership" in corporate and court records - and names Chicago lawyer Mark Alan Schwartz.
Workers put finishing touches on the David M. Rubenstein Gallery at the National Archives.
Riot police and army personnel take their positions during clashes with members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi around the area of Rabaa al Adawiya square on August 14, 2013 .
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