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    • Obama Denies Islamic State Is Gaining Strength in Iraq

    • By: Elise Viebeck
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Obama Denies Islamic State Is Gaining Strength in Iraq" is from the November 16, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elise Viebeck and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Ryan Seeks Distance from Trump's Racially Charged Comments on Federal Judge: 'It's Reasoning I Don't Relate To'

    • By: Elise Viebeck, Kelsey Snell
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Ryan Seeks Distance from Trump's Racially Charged Comments on Federal Judge: 'It's Reasoning I Don't Relate To'" is from the June 03, 2016, Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elise Viebeck and Kelsey Snell and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Rep. Jason Chaffetz Launches Bid for House Speaker, Shaking up Gop Leadership Race

    • By: Mike DeBonis, Elise Viebeck
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    "Rep. Jason Chaffetz Launches Bid for House Speaker, Shaking up Gop Leadership Race" is from the October 05, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Mike DeBonis and Elise Viebeck and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Fort Lauderdale Suspect Claimed Government Was Controlling His Mind Months Before Shooting

    • By: Elise Viebeck, Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Investigators said Saturday that Santiago drew frequent police attention for domestic violence in his Alaska home town and twice was arrested within the last year. Two months before the shooting, they said, he was admitted to a mental-health facility after showing up at an FBI field office and telling agents his mind was being controlled, complaining that the government was forcing him to watch Islamic State videos.

    "Fort Lauderdale Suspect Claimed Government Was Controlling His Mind Months Before Shooting" is from the January 08, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elise Viebeck and Cleve R. Wootson Jr. and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • As Democrats Add Senate Seat, GOP Left to Cast Blame Over Alabama Failure

    • By: Sean Sullivan, Elise Viebeck, David Weigel, and others
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Stunned Republicans began casting blame Wednesday over their failure to hold a Senate seat in the Deep South, where Alabama Democrat Doug Jones stitched together just enough support amid voter backlash following accusations of sexual misconduct against his firebrand GOP rival.

    "As Democrats Add Senate Seat, GOP Left to Cast Blame Over Alabama Failure" is from the December 13, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Sean Sullivan, Elise Viebeck, David Weigel and Michael Scherer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Primary Elections: Pennsylvania Crucial to Democratic Hopes for Winning House Majority

    • By: Elise Viebeck, Sean Sullivan, David Weigel
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    Democrats kept a close eye on Tuesday’s primaries in Pennsylvania, a pivotal state as the party seeks to make gains and possibly take control of the House in November’s midterm elections.

    "Primary Elections: Pennsylvania Crucial to Democratic Hopes for Winning House Majority" is from the May 15, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Sean Sullivan, David Weigel and Elise Viebeck and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Jim Jordan Denies Allegations That He Ignored Sexual Abuse of Wrestlers at Ohio State

    • By: Elise Viebeck
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Rep. Jim Jordan, an influential House conservative, denied claims Tuesday that he knew about alleged sexual abuse of wrestlers at Ohio State University three decades ago and failed to act.

    "Jim Jordan Denies Allegations That He Ignored Sexual Abuse of Wrestlers at Ohio State" is from the July 03, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elise Viebeck and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Former Ohio State Wrestling Coaches Release Statement Supporting Jordan

    • By: Elise Viebeck
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Six former Ohio State University wrestling coaches released a statement on Monday in support of Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), who is under scrutiny amid accusations that he knew about alleged sexual misconduct and inappropriate behavior in the school’s athletic department three decades ago.

    "Former Ohio State Wrestling Coaches Release Statement Supporting Jordan" is from the July 09, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elise Viebeck and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Faces Backlash over Appointing Bannon as a Top Aide, a Choice Critics Say Will Empower White Nationalists

    • By: Elise Viebeck, Katie Zezima
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 15 mins
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    President-elect Donald Trump faces a growing backlash against his decision to name campaign chairman and former head of Breitbart News Stephen K. Bannon as chief strategist at the White House, a choice critics believe will empower white nationalists.

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    • Trump, Putin Agree in Phone Call to Improve 'Unsatisfactory' Relations between Their Countries, Kremlin Says

    • By: Elise Viebeck, Jerry Markon, Karen DeYoung
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 14 mins
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    President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed in a telephone conversation Monday that relations between their countries were “unsatisfactory” and vowed to work together to improve them, the Kremlin said in a statement.

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    • McConnell Calls on Roy Moore to End Senate Campaign Following Accusations of Sexual Misconduct

    • By: Sean Sullivan, Elise Viebeck
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Monday that Republican nominee Roy Moore should end his Senate campaign in Alabama, following allegations that he initiated a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl when he was 32.

    "McConnell Calls on Roy Moore to End Senate Campaign Following Accusations of Sexual Misconduct" is from the November 13, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Sean Sullivan and Elise Viebeck and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Congressman on Tape Tells Woman He Would Report Her to Capitol Police Because She Could Expose His Secret Sex Life

    • By: Mike DeBonis, Elise Viebeck
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Rep. Joe Barton (R-Tex.), who apologized Wednesday for a lewd photo of him that circulated on the Internet, told a woman to whom he had sent sexually explicit photos, videos and messages that he would report her to the Capitol Police because she could expose his behavior, according to a recording reviewed by The Washington Post.

    "Congressman on Tape Tells Woman He Would Report Her to Capitol Police Because She Could Expose His Secret Sex Life" is from the November 22, 2017 PowerPost section of The Washington Post. It was written by Mike DeBonis and Elise Viebeck and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Graham Urges Trump to Clarify Iran Strategy

    • By: Elise Viebeck
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) called on President Trump to lay out his strategy toward Iran as the country faces its largest protests in nearly 10 years, saying such a move would help bolster the United States in its conflict with North Korea.

    "Graham Urges Trump to Clarify Iran Strategy" is from the December 31, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elise Viebeck and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Republican Lawmakers Distance Themselves from Trump on Memo

    • By: Elise Viebeck, Shane Harris
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Republican members of the House Intelligence Committee dissented Sunday from President Trump’s view that corruption has poisoned the special counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

    "Republican Lawmakers Distance Themselves from Trump on Memo" is from the February 04, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elise Viebeck and Shane Harris and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Primary Elections: GOP on Edge as West Virginia Considers Senate Bid of Controversial Coal Baron

    • By: Sean Sullivan, Michael Scherer, David Weigel, and others
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Republican leaders eager to claim Democratic Senate seats in states won by President Trump closely watched as voters cast ballots on Tuesday in Indiana, Ohio and West Virginia.

    "Primary Elections: GOP on Edge as West Virginia Considers Senate Bid of Controversial Coal Baron" is from the May 08, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Sean Sullivan, Michael Scherer, David Weigel and Elise Viebeck and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Rep. Jim Jordan Announces Long-Shot Bid for House Speaker

    • By: Elise Viebeck, Mike DeBonis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Conservative Rep. Jim Jordan launched a long-shot bid for speaker of the House on Thursday, casting himself as a loyal foot soldier of President Trump and the best candidate to carry out the president’s agenda if Republicans keep their majority in the midterm elections.

    "Rep. Jim Jordan Announces Long-Shot Bid for House Speaker" is from the July 26, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elise Viebeck and Mike DeBonis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Chaffetz Asks Trump for Information About Mar-a-Lago Security

    • By: Elise Viebeck
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    Rep. Jason Chaffetz is asking the White House for information about security protocols at Mar-a-Lago after Trump pored over documents related to North Korea at a table on the club’s outdoor terrace.

    "Chaffetz Asks Trump for Information About Mar-a-Lago Security" is from the February 14, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elise Viebeck and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Top Democrats Call on Conyers to Resign Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

    • By: Elise Viebeck, David Weigel
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    House Democratic leaders and the head of a powerful liberal super PAC called on Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) to resign Thursday, increasing pressure on the veteran lawmaker to leave office amid multiple allegations that he sexually harassed female aides.

    "Top Democrats Call on Conyers to Resign Over Sexual Harassment Allegations" is from the November 30, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elise Viebeck and David Weigel and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Most Prominent Muslim Elected Official in America Sees a 'Message of Hope' in Trump's 'Weakness'

    • By: Elise Viebeck
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "The Most Prominent Muslim Elected Official in America Sees a 'Message of Hope 'in Trump's 'Weakness'" is from the Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elise Viebeck and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Corker Slams Trump on Tax Debate, North Korea, 'Difficulty With the Truth'; Trump Fires Back With Insult

    • By: Sean Sullivan, Elise Viebeck
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) admonished President Trump on Tuesday to stop interfering in the debate over tax legislation and said his volatility could lead the United States into war, prompting a slew of Twitter insults from the president and renewing a long-simmering feud just hours before he is scheduled to visit Capitol Hill.

    "Corker Slams Trump on Tax Debate, North Korea, 'Difficulty With the Truth'; Trump Fires Back With Insult" is from the October 24, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Sean Sullivan and Elise Viebeck and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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