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    • Inside the 'Adult Day-Care Center': How Aides Try to Control and Coerce Trump

    • By: Ashley Parker
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    During the campaign, when President Trump’s advisers wanted him to stop talking about a certain issue — such as when he attacked a Gold Star military family — they sometimes presented him with polls demonstrating how the controversy was harming his candidacy.

    "Inside the 'Adult Day-Care Center': How Aides Try to Control and Coerce Trump" is from the October 16, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ashley Parker and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Karen Pence Is the Vice President’s ‘Prayer Warrior,’ Gut Check and Shield

    • By: Ashley Parker
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Supporters and critics alike cite her as a force behind her husband’s socially conservative stances, including his opposition to gay marriage and the religious freedom law he signed as governor of Indiana, which opponents worried would allow business owners to discriminate against gays and lesbians by citing religious concerns.  

    "Karen Pence Is the Vice President’s ‘Prayer Warrior,’ Gut Check and Shield" is from the March 28, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ashley Parker and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • President Trump Seems to Be Saying More and More Things That Aren’t True

    • By: Ashley Parker
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    He’s done it on Twitter. He’s done it in the White House driveway. And he’s done it in a speech to a business group.

    "President Trump Seems to Be Saying More and More Things That Aren’t True" is from the June 19, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ashley Parker and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Says Puerto Rico Officials Should Be 'Proud' More Haven't Died Like in Katrina

    • By: Ashley Parker
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    President Trump on Tuesday told Puerto Rico officials they should feel “very proud” they haven’t lost thousands of lives like in “a real catastrophe like Katrina,” while adding that the devastated island territory has thrown the nation’s budget “a little out of whack.”

    "Trump Says Puerto Rico Officials Should Be 'Proud' More Haven't Died Like in Katrina" is from the October 03, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ashley Parker and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘The Closer’? The Inside Story of How Trump Tried — and Failed — to Make a Deal on Health Care

    • By: Robert Costa, Ashley Parker, Philip Rucker
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 14 mins
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    "I couldn’t get them," he said of Republicans opposed to the bill. "They just wouldn’t do it."

    "‘The Closer’? The Inside Story of How Trump Tried — and Failed — to Make a Deal on Health Care" is from the March 24, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Costa, Ashley Parker and Philip Rucker and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • ‘Pure Madness’: Dark Days Inside the White House as Trump Shocks and Rages

    • By: Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker, Josh Dawsey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Inside the White House, aides over the past week have described an air of anxiety and volatility — with an uncontrollable commander in chief at its center.

    "‘Pure Madness’: Dark Days Inside the White House as Trump Shocks and Rages" is from the March 03, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker and Josh Dawsey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Team Seeks to Control, Block Mueller's Russia Investigation

    • By: Carol D. Leonnig, Ashley Parker, Rosalind S. Helderman, and others
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Some of President Trump’s lawyers are exploring ways to limit or undercut special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s Russia investigation, building a case against what they allege are his conflicts of interest and discussing the president’s authority to grant pardons, according to people familiar with the effort.

    "Trump Team Seeks to Control, Block Mueller's Russia Investigation" is from the July 21, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Carol D. Leonnig, Ashley Parker, Rosalind S. Helderman and Tom Hamburger and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Inside Bannon’s Struggle: From ‘Shadow President’ to Trump’s Marked Man

    • By: Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker, Robert Costa
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 12 mins
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    The president’s comments were described by White House officials as a dressing-down and warning shot, though one Bannon friend, reflecting on them Wednesday, likened Bannon to a terminally ill family member who had been moved into hospice care.

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    • Trump’s ‘Tougher on Russia’ Claim Fits a Pattern of Striving to One-Up Obama

    • By: Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    To hear President Trump tell it, he is tougher than former president Barack Obama. He is smarter than Obama — more shrewd, more effective, more respected. The 45th president is, by his own accounting, superlative to the 44th in almost every way.

    "Trump’s ‘Tougher on Russia’ Claim Fits a Pattern of Striving to One-Up Obama" is from the February 20, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Sought Release of Classified Russia Memo, Putting Him at Odds with Justice Department

    • By: Ashley Parker, Rosalind S. Helderman, Josh Dawsey, and others
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 12 mins
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    On Wednesday, as Republicans were clamoring to make public a secret document they think will undercut the investigation into Russian meddling, President Trump made clear his desire: Release the memo.

    "Trump Sought Release of Classified Russia Memo, Putting Him at Odds with Justice Department" is from the January 27, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ashley Parker, Rosalind S. Helderman, Josh Dawsey and Carol D. Leonnig and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘A Lot of Dial Tones’: The Inside Story of How Trump’s North Korea Summit Fell Apart

    • By: Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker, Josh Dawsey
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 11 mins
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    The historic nuclear disarmament summit between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un — the one that Trump thought might earn him the Nobel Peace Prize — crumbled nearly as quickly as it came together, in a sudden and startling decision Thursday morning by the American president.

    "‘A Lot of Dial Tones’: The Inside Story of How Trump’s North Korea Summit Fell Apart" is from the May 24, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker and Josh Dawsey and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Trump, Furious and Frustrated, Gears up to Punch Back at Comey Testimony

    • By: Philip Rucker, Robert Costa, Ashley Parker
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Alone in the White House in recent days, President Trump — frustrated and defiant — has been spoiling for a fight, according to his confidants and associates

    "Trump, Furious and Frustrated, Gears up to Punch Back at Comey Testimony" is from the June 06, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Costa, Ashley Parker and Philip Rucker and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Complains About Traveling to Canada Ahead of Singapore Summit with Kim

    • By: Josh Dawsey, Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    President Trump is planning to fly to Canada on Friday. He is not exactly happy about it.

    "Trump Complains About Traveling to Canada Ahead of Singapore Summit with Kim" is from the June 06, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Josh Dawsey, Philip Rucker and Ashley Parker and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • How Trump's 'Birther' Claims Helped to Stir Presidential Bid

    • By: Ashley Parker, Steve Eder
    • Narrated by: Paul Ryden
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "How Trump's 'Birther' Claims Helped to Stir Presidential Bid" is from the July 02, 2016 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Ashley Parker and Steve Eder and narrated by Paul Ryden.

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    • Shadow President or Mere Shadow? In Europe, Pence Seeks to Reassure Allies Unnerved by Trump.

    • By: Ashley Parker, Michael Birnbaum
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Diplomats and leaders across Europe had one crucial — if unstated — question for Vice President Pence when he visited Munich and Brussels this weekend: Is he the shadow president or a mere shadow of the president?

    "Shadow President or Mere Shadow? In Europe, Pence Seeks to Reassure Allies Unnerved by Trump." is from the February 19, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ashley Parker and Michael Birnbaum and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Mueller Examining Trump's Draft Letter Firing FBI Director Comey

    • By: Rosalind S. Helderman, Carol D. Leonnig, Ashley Parker
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III is reviewing a letter drafted by President Trump and a top aide in the days before the firing of FBI Director James B. Comey laying out in detail why the president wanted to get rid of the country’s top law enforcement official, according to people familiar with the Mueller probe.

    "Mueller Examining Trump's Draft Letter Firing FBI Director Comey" is from the September 01, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Rosalind S. Helderman, Carol D. Leonnig and Ashley Parker and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • 'Category 5 Hurricane': White House Under Siege by Trump Jr.'s Russia Revelations

    • By: Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    The White House has been thrust into chaos after days of ever-worsening revelations about a meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a lawyer characterized as representing the Russian government, as the president fumes against his enemies and senior aides circle one another with suspicion, according to top White House officials and outside advisers.

    "'Category 5 Hurricane': White House Under Siege by Trump Jr.'s Russia Revelations" is from the July 12, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Philip Rucker and Ashley Parker and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Upheaval Is Now Standard Operating Procedure Inside the White House

    • By: Ashley Parker, Philip Rucker
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 9 mins
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    With President Trump in his fourth full week in office, the upheaval inside the administration that West Wing officials had optimistically dismissed as growing pains is now embedding itself as standard operating procedure.

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    • White House Reels as FBI Director Contradicts Official Claims About Alleged Abuser

    • By: Ashley Parker, Philip Rucker and Josh Dawsey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The White House struggled Tuesday to contain a widening crisis over its handling of domestic violence allegations against a senior official, as it reeled after sworn testimony by the FBI chief directly contradicted what President Trump’s aides had presented as the official version of events.

    "White House Reels as FBI Director Contradicts Official Claims About Alleged Abuser" is from the February 13, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ashley Parker, Philip Rucker and Josh Dawsey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Bannon Apologizes, but Trump’s Fury Persists

    • By: David Nakamura, Ashley Parker, Josh Dawsey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    President Trump’s former chief strategist offered a semi-apology Sunday after days of withering castigation from the White House over his scathing comments in a new book, praising Trump in a public statement that aimed to soften his earlier criticism.

    "Bannon Apologizes, but Trump’s Fury Persists" is from the January 07, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Nakamura, Ashley Parker and Josh Dawsey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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