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Patrick Reis

Patrick Reis is a reporter at National Journal. He has previously worked at POLITICO, Greenwire and Seattle's Real Change News. He likes dogs and dislikes writing about himself.
Patrick Reis is a reporter at National Journal. He has previously worked at POLITICO, Greenwire and Seattle's Real Change News. He likes dogs and dislikes writing about himself.
Management

The Sanders-Clinton Slugfest Did Not Happen and It Is Not Going to Happen

Twice now the candidates have had a chance to go for the jugular, and both times they’ve steered far clear.

Oversight

John McCain Wants FIFA to Take the World Cup Away From Russia

Robert Menendez and McCain wants the world's top soccer organization to elect a president that will revoke its decision to award the 2018 tournament to Russia.

Management

You Don't Need to Watch Game of Thrones—You Already Live in Westeros

George R.R. Martin's dystopian kingdom bears an uncomfortable resemblance to a modern Washington.

Management

Why You Can't Compare Hillary Clinton's Age to Ronald Reagan's

Yes, she'd be the age he was upon taking office. But no, that's not relevant.

Management

Why Are Baby Animals Dying at the National Zoo?

Officials say death rates haven't actually increased -- the incidents are just occurring among more popular animals.

Management

The Federal Government Just Bought a Dinosaur

A dinosaur skeleton, that is -- and the land surrounding it and other fossils in Arizona.

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Management

The Deadly Dates of a Debt-Ceiling Standoff

Here are a few of the most likely dates for a default.

Oversight

Senate Votes to Advance Stopgap Spending Bill

Vote paves the way for Democrats to remove language defunding Obamacare and pass another version.

Oversight

Poll: Majority Sides With GOP on Debt-Ceiling Hike

Sixty-one percent say the debt ceiling should be leveraged in exchange for spending cuts.

Oversight

Obama Dares Republicans to Defy Tea Party on Obamacare, Shutdown Deal

President asks moderates to help pass a budget compromise and debt-ceiling increase.

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