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Trump’s fascist talk is what’s ‘poisoning the blood of our country’

No, Trump isn’t Hitler. But his copycat words lead nowhere good. Former president Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Charleston, S.C., on...

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Republicans discover a secret elixir that cures dementia with one dose

There is a shot that cures incoherence? How can I get some? Rep. Byron Donalds (R-Fla.) speaks with reporters outside the U.S. Capitol on...

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Now playing off-Broadway: Trump’s synchronized sycophants

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Melania Trump, absent from court but a central figure in the trial

Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen testified in seamy detail about hush-money allegations. Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former...

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Trump’s trial is just like prison — for reporters

Mar-a-Lago it isn’t. Donald Trump and defense attorney Todd Blanche at the New York Supreme Court on Thursday. (Jeenah...

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Caught in Stormy’s tempest, Trump gets a taste of his own medicine

It isn’t clear how her testimony will affect jurors, but the defendant’s angry response was unmistakable. In a courtroom sketch, Stormy...

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To the Gaza protesters helping to elect Trump: Give it a rest

You must have been doing for the last eight years what Trump has been doing in court the last three weeks: Napping. Eric Suter holds an...

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This tiny flower teaches us all we need to know about growing old

Opinion This tiny flower teaches us all we need to know about growing old By Dana Milbank Columnist | Follow author...

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Is Trump: (a) Lincoln, (b) Mandela, (c) Jesus or (d) all of the above?

Former president Donald Trump speaks to supporters at a campaign rally in Conway, S.C., on Feb. 10. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) ...

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Trump swindles his followers — again

Former president Donald Trump, the presumptive GOP nominee, speaks at a rally in Green Bay, Wis., on Tuesday. (Mike Roemer/AP) Listen...

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Trump can’t remember much. He hopes you won’t be able to, either.

Former president Donald Trump attends a golf awards ceremony held at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla., on March 24. (Joe...

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How I became a self-hating Jew

A campaign rally for former president Donald Trump on March 16 in Vandalia, Ohio. (Jeff Dean/AP) Listen 11 min Share ...

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A feisty Biden keeps cranky Republicans out past their bedtime

President Biden delivers the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress, March 7. (Shawn Thew/Pool Photo via AP, File) ...

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My month of living Republicanly

Opinion My month of living Republicanly By Dana Milbank Columnist | Follow author Follow March 5, 2024 at 6:00...

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How do you say ‘impeachment is dead’ in Russian?

Hunter Biden arrives for a closed-door deposition on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. (Samuel Corum/Getty Images) Listen 12 min ...

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Sorry, boss. A chipmunk ate my internet.

Opinion Sorry, boss. A chipmunk ate my internet. By Dana Milbank Columnist | Follow author Follow February 23,...

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Mike Johnson needs a cognitive test

House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) takes questions during a news conference on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Listen 11 min ...

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For House Republicans, failure is the only option

House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) listens as Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. (Kent...

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Crisis! Crisis! Crisis! Oh, never mind.

House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) leaves a roundtable on the southern border at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in Washington. (Kevin Dietsch/Getty...

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Donald Trump is very confused

Former president Donald Trump delivers remarks at a campaign rally in Manchester, N.H. on Jan. 20. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) ...

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A Republican senator smeared a Biden nominee — and Democrats cowered

Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) speaks during a meeting of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on Nov. 30. (Ricky Carioti/The Washington...

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In Iowa, the voters are MAGA Republicans — and so are all the candidates

Former president Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Indianola, Iowa, on Jan. 14. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) Listen 16...

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GOP’s New Year’s resolution: Less legislating, more Hunter Biden porn

Hunter Biden, son of President Biden, departs a House Oversight Committee meeting at Capitol Hill on Wednesday. (Kent Nishimura/Getty Images) ...

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I killed a deer in my bathroom

A deer that was shot during a hunt in Gainesville, Va. (Matt McClain/ The Washington Post) Listen 10 min Share ...

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Worst. Congress. Ever.

House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.), flanked by Reps. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.), Tom Emmer (R-Minn.) and James Comer (R-Ky.), on...

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Meet the Biden impeachment managers: Larry, Moe and Curly

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, addresses members of the media during a news conference on Capitol Hill on...

08.12.2023 10

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The last temptation of George Santos

Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) arrives at the Capitol on Thursday morning. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) Listen 14 min ...

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I will fight anyone who says congressional Republicans are competent

House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) Listen 14 min Share ...

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The House is most definitely not in order

House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) at a news conference on Nov. 2. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) Listen 11 min ...

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The People’s House is back in business — and crazier than ever

House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill on Thursday. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) ...

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It’s a lonely time to be a Jew in America

Supporters of Palestine hold a rally Oct. 26 in New York as the fighting continued in Gaza. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Listen 8 min ...

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A fifth-string speaker suits up for House Republicans

Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) is sworn in as speaker of the House on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. (Matt McClain/The Washington Post) Listen...

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House Republicans go down in flames — again

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), second from right, sits in the House chamber during voting for speaker on Friday. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) ...

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Stonewall Jordan marches Republicans into the wilderness

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), right, huddles with Speaker Pro Tempore Patrick T. McHenry (R-N.C.) on the House floor on Wednesday. (Win McNamee/Getty...

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House Republicans collapse into anarchy

House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) speaks to members of the media following a meeting on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. (Valerie Plesch/Bloomberg...

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Republicans trash one more government institution — their own

U.S. House Speaker Pro Tempore Patrick T. McHenry (R-N.C.) on Capitol Hill on Oct. 4. (Michael Reynolds/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) Listen...

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McCarthy’s gone. Republican dysfunction is here to stay.

Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) leaves the House chamber after being voted out as speaker on Tuesday in Washington. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) ...

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It’s time to end McCarthy’s reign of error

Speaker Kevin McCarthy talks to reporters after the House passed a stopgap funding bill to avert a shutdown. (Ken Cedeno/Reuters) ...

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No pay for troops? Fine. But the Hunter Biden probe? Essential!

An attendee wears a T-shirt bearing the likeness of Rep. James Comer (R-Ky.) during a hearing before the House Oversight Committee, of which Comer is...

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In a leaderless House, the ‘clowns’ stumble toward a shutdown

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) talks to reporters as he leaves a House Republican caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday. (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images) ...

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Speaker Matt Gaetz has big plans for the House

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) listens during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on June 21. (Minh Connors/The Washington Post) Listen 13...

15.09.2023 10

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Biden eats ice cream and pets dogs? Totally unfit to serve.

President Biden pets a rescue dog and meets with first responders on Aug. 21 after wildfires in Lahaina, Hawaii. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images) ...

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