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Management

For Thanksgiving, Why Does the President Only Pardon White Turkeys?

Notable heritage breeds don't make it to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., thanks to the industrial turkey farming lobby's lock on the annual event.

Tech

Analysis: Washington Is out of Step With America on Snowden

The former NSA contractor set This Town's teeth on edge, but most Americans think he exposed something worth exposing.

Management

Analysis: The Real Problem With Hillary's Age

It's not her, it's her potential consultants and advisers.

Management

Proof the IRS Didn't Target Just Conservatives

Almost one third of the tax-exemption applications selected for additional scrutiny by the IRS were from groups that were not conservative.

Management

This Is Why People Hate the Government

One guy in an office sat on Tea Party tax-exempt applications for 13 months after they were improperly selected for review.

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Oversight

Joe Biden, White House Id

Calling the Boston bombing suspects "perverted jihadis," Biden once again sounded a more emotional note for the administration

Management

When America Was Female

Uncle Sam's older, classier sister Columbia fell out of favor after women got the vote. Is it time to bring her back?

Oversight

Susan Rice learns what it's really like to be Hillary

Sure, everyone loves Clinton now. But first she had to survive a decade and a half of right-wing attacks.

Oversight

Susan Rice's Senate opponents voted for resolution on Benghazi protests

The Republicans who object to her claim that protests in Libya preceded four Americans' deaths approved a Senate measure that used similar wording.

Oversight

What will Hurricane Sandy do to early voting?

The massive storm is already leading to shutdowns and extensions at the polls.

Management

Did Biden hang State out to dry at the debate?

His use of a very restricted "we" in talking about Libya sure seemed to point a finger at Foggy Bottom.

News

Low Crimes and Misdemeanors

Low Crimes and Misdemeanors

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