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    • McCain’s Funeral Was a Melancholy Last Hurrah for What’s Been Lost in Trump Era

    • By: Greg Jaffe, Philip Rucker
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Official Washington gathered on Saturday for a funeral to honor one of its favorite sons, John Sidney McCain III. It delivered for the country and the world an extraordinary, and in moments disquieting, repudiation of Donald Trump’s presidency and today’s politics.

    "McCain’s Funeral Was a Melancholy Last Hurrah for What’s Been Lost in Trump Era" is from the September 01, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Greg Jaffe and Philip Rucker and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • One Hates Trump. the Other Loves Him. Two West Virginians Wait for the President to Come to Town.

    • By: Greg Jaffe, Jenna Johnson
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 13 mins
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    From the driver’s seats of their county school buses, longtime friends Paul Black and Paul Cochran have an almost identical view of the struggling community where they have lived nearly all of their lives.

    "One Hates Trump. the Other Loves Him. Two West Virginians Wait for the President to Come to Town." is from the August 23, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Greg Jaffe, Jenna Johnson and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • White House Hopes the Pope's Words Will Boost Obama's Climate Push

    • By: Greg Jaffe
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "White House Hopes the Pope's Words Will Boost Obama's Climate Push" is from the September 24, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Greg Jaffe and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Four Generals and the Epic Struggle for the Future of the United States Army
    • By: David Cloud, Greg Jaffe
    • Narrated by: Richard McGonagle
    • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
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    They were four exceptional soldiers, a new generation asked to save an army that had been hollowed out after Vietnam. They survived the military's brutal winnowing to reach its top echelon. They became the Army's most influential generals in the crucible of Iraq. Collectively, their lives tell the story of the Army over the last four decades and illuminate the path it must travel to protect the nation over the next century.

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    • Learning from the Military

    • By Joshua Kim on 06-10-12

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    • Doubting the Intelligence, Trump Pursues Putin and Leaves a Russian Threat Unchecked

    • By: Greg Miller, Greg Jaffe, Philip Rucker
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 35 mins
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    In the final days before Donald Trump was sworn in as president, members of his inner circle pleaded with him to acknowledge publicly what U.S. intelligence agencies had already concluded — that Russia’s interference in the 2016 election was real.

    "Doubting the Intelligence, Trump Pursues Putin and Leaves a Russian Threat Unchecked" is from the December 14, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Greg Miller, Greg Jaffe and Philip Rucker and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Hawaii Can't Seem to Name Anything after Native Son Obama

    • By: Greg Jaffe, Juliet Eilperin
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Hawaii Can't Seem to Name Anything after Native Son Obama" is from the Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Greg Jaffe and Juliet Eilperin and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • In Private Chat with Senator, Trump Hints at Policy Shift in Afghanistan — and a Return to Isolationism

    • By: Michael Scherer, Greg Jaffe, Josh Dawsey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    In the days leading up to a key vote last week over the fate of his nominee for secretary of state, President Trump found a way to win over one of the biggest skeptics in the Senate.

    "In Private Chat with Senator, Trump Hints at Policy Shift in Afghanistan — and a Return to Isolationism" is from the April 30, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Michael Scherer, Greg Jaffe and Josh Dawsey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Obama Counsels Black Lives Matter Activists: 'You Can't Just Keep on Yelling'

    • By: Greg Jaffe
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Obama Counsels Black Lives Matter Activists: 'You Can't Just Keep on Yelling'" is from the April 23, 2016 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Greg Jaffe and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Washington's Foreign Policy Elite Breaks with Obama over Syrian Bloodshed

    • By: Greg Jaffe
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    There is one corner of Washington where Donald Trump’s scorched-earth presidential campaign is treated as a mere distraction and where bipartisanship reigns. In the rarefied world of the Washington foreign policy establishment, President Obama’s departure from the White House — and the possible return of a more conventional and hawkish Hillary Clinton — is being met with quiet relief.

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    • In Stark Farewell, Obama Warns of Threat to U. S. Democracy

    • By: Juliet Eilperin, Greg Jaffe
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 9 mins
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    “After my election, there was talk of a post-racial America. Such a vision, however well-intended, was never realistic,” he said. “For race remains a potent and often divisive force in our society. Now, I’ve lived long enough to know that race relations are better than they were 10, or 20, or 30 years ago — you can see it not just in statistics, but in the attitudes of young Americans across the political spectrum. But we’re not where we need to be.”

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    • In Speeches and Interviews, Obama Holds on to the Spotlight for His Last Days

    • By: Greg Jaffe
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 3 mins
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    He has said that he plans to stay out of the day-to-day political scrum, find some “quiet,” and write a book when his second term ends Friday. For the moment, though, he is staying in the media spotlight with speeches, interviews and a news conference that is planned for Wednesday. And Obama has used the flurry of appearances to stake out a legacy imperiled by the surprising victory of President-elect Donald Trump.

    "In Speeches and Interviews, Obama Holds on to the Spotlight for His Last Days" is from the January 14, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Greg Jaffe and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Trump’s Tough Words for Merkel and May Raise Questions About His Relationships with Female Leaders

    • By: Greg Jaffe, Mary Jordan, Josh Dawsey
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
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    President Trump has spent much of his trip to Europe this week lashing out at two of the most powerful women in the world.

    "Trump’s Tough Words for Merkel and May Raise Questions About His Relationships with Female Leaders" is from the July 13, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Greg Jaffe, Mary Jordan and Josh Dawsey and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Trump Administration Unveils Intelligence Discrediting Russia’s Claims on Chemical Attack in Syria

    • By: Missy Ryan, Greg Jaffe, Dan Lamothe
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The declassified findings formed part of a coordinated broadside against Russia from the White House, State Department and Pentagon. The choreographed critiques appeared to show a desire to impose order on what has been the administration’s chaotic, often contradictory public stance on national security matters.

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    • A German Hacker Offers a Rare Look Inside the Secretive World of Julian Assange and Wikileaks

    • By: Ellen Nakashima, Souad Mekhennet, Greg Jaffe
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 14 mins
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    The passengers stepping off the Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt, Germany, last month head straight for the passport-scanning machines that allow European residents to enter Britain quickly and without any human interaction.

    "A German Hacker Offers a Rare Look Inside the Secretive World of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks" is from the January 17, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ellen Nakashima, Souad Mekhennet and Greg Jaffe and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Obama Arrives in Germany, Facing a Europe Strained by the Migrant Crisis and a Slow Economy

    • By: Greg Jaffe
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Obama Arrives in Germany, Facing a Europe Strained by the Migrant Crisis and a Slow Economy" is from the April 24, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Greg Jaffe and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Fourth Star

    • Four Generals and the Epic Struggle for the Future of the United States Army
    • By: David Cloud, Greg Jaffe
    • Narrated by: Richard McGonagle
    • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
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    They were four exceptional soldiers, a new generation asked to save an army that had been hollowed out after Vietnam. They survived the military's brutal winnowing to reach its top echelon. They became the Army's most influential generals in the crucible of Iraq. Collectively, their lives tell the story of the Army over the last four decades and illuminate the path it must travel to protect the nation over the next century.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Like the War or Not - These Men are Impressive

    • By Roy on 12-14-09

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    • Republicans’ Anger at McCain Speaks Volumes About America’s Tribal Politics

    • By: Greg Jaffe, Jenna Johnson
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Sen. John McCain had been dead only a few hours before hard-line critics in his own party began to pounce.

    "Republicans’ Anger at McCain Speaks Volumes About America’s Tribal Politics" is from the August 27, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Greg Jaffe and Jenna Johnson and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Israelis Target Isis Fighters in Egypt as Part of Covert Counterterrorism Pact

    • By: Greg Jaffe
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Unmarked Israeli warplanes and helicopters have carried out dozens of covert attacks against the Islamic State and other terrorist groups inside the Egyptian Sinai in recent years, said two former senior U.S. officials.

    "Israelis Target Isis Fighters in Egypt as Part of Covert Counterterrorism Pact" is from the February 03, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Greg Jaffe and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump and His ‘America First’ Philosophy Face First Moral Quandary in Syria

    • By: Greg Jaffe
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
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    A tumultuous week in Syria and North Korea leaves Trump feeling the weight of his office.

    "Trump and His ‘America First’ Philosophy Face First Moral Quandary in Syria" is from the April 05, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Greg Jaffe and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • The U.S. Was Supposed to Leave Afghanistan by 2017. Now It Might Take Decades.

    • By: Greg Jaffe, Missy Ryan
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "The U.S. Was Supposed to Leave Afghanistan by 2017. Now It Might Take Decades." is from the World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Greg Jaffe, Missy Ryan and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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