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    • Conservation Groups Denounce Oregon Occupiers, Saying This Is Not What Republican Teddy Roosevelt Envisioned at All

    • By: Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Conservation Groups Denounce Oregon Occupiers, Saying This Is Not What Republican Teddy Roosevelt Envisioned at All" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lisa Rein and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Secret Service Says It Will Run out of Money to Protect Trump and His Family Sept. 30

    • By: Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The Secret Service said Monday that it has enough money to cover the cost of protecting President Trump and his family through the end of September, but after that the agency will hit a federally mandated cap on salaries and overtime unless Congress intervenes.

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    • The Ethics Rules That Apply — and Don't Apply — to Trump's Children

    • By: Elise Viebeck, Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 4 mins
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    There’s been a lot of talk since Friday about President-elect Donald Trump’s decision to give his three eldest children formal positions on his transition team.

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    • Investigators: Consumers Are 'at Risk of Illness or Death' Because of Slow FDA Food Recalls

    • By: Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Investigators: Consumers Are 'at Risk of Illness or Death' Because of Slow FDA Food Recalls" is from the June 09, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lisa Rein and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Agency That's Supposed to Protect Whistleblowers across the Government Got Slapped for Retaliating against One of Its Own

    • By: Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "The Agency That's Supposed to Protect Whistleblowers across the Government Got Slapped for Retaliating against One of Its Own" is from the October 03, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lisa Rein and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Trump Taps His Doctor to Replace Shulkin at VA, Choosing Personal Chemistry over Traditional Qualifications

    • By: Lisa Rein, Philip Rucker, Emily Wax-Thibodeaux, and others
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 10 mins
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    President Trump fired his embattled Veterans Affairs secretary Wednesday and tapped as his replacement atop the chronically mismanaged agency the president’s personal physician, who gained prominence with his effusive praise of the 71-year-old’s physical and mental health.

    "Trump Taps His Doctor to Replace Shulkin at VA, Choosing Personal Chemistry over Traditional Qualifications" is from the March 29, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lisa Rein, Philip Rucker, Emily Wax-Thibodeaux and Josh Dawsey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Republican Campaign to Impeach the IRS Commissioner: What Comes Next

    • By: Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "The Republican Campaign to Impeach the IRS Commissioner: What Comes Next" is from the October 31, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lisa Rein and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Top Republican to IRS: You Say You're Broke. How Can You Afford 700 New Employees?

    • By: Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Top Republican to IRS: You Say You're Broke. How Can You Afford 700 New Employees?" is from the May 10, 2016 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lisa Rein and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Bad News for Retirees: No Social Security Cost-Of-Living Increase, Higher Medical Costs for Many

    • By: Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Bad News for Retirees: No Social Security Cost-Of-Living Increase, Higher Medical Costs for Many" is from the October 16, 2015 Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lisa Rein and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • HUD Job to Pit Carson Ideology Against Long-Standing Housing Policy

    • By: Lisa Rein, Elise Viebeck
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Donald Trump’s selection Monday of retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development sets up what could be a collision between the nominee’s philosophical aversion to social safety-net programs and an agency that administers some of the government’s most expansive programs for helping minorities and low-income people.

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    • ‘It’s Killing the Agency’: Ugly Power Struggle Paralyzes Trump’s Plan to Fix Veterans’ Care

    • By: Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is managing the government’s second-largest bureaucracy from a fortified bunker atop the agency’s Washington headquarters.

    "‘It’s Killing the Agency’: Ugly Power Struggle Paralyzes Trump’s Plan to Fix Veterans’ Care" is from the March 09, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lisa Rein and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • How the Trump Era Is Changing the Federal Bureaucracy

    • By: Lisa Rein, Andrew Ba Tran
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 16 mins
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    Nearly a year into his takeover of Washington, President Trump has made a significant down payment on his campaign pledge to shrink the federal bureaucracy, a shift long sought by conservatives that could eventually bring the workforce down to levels not seen in decades.

    "How the Trump Era Is Changing the Federal Bureaucracy" is from the December 30, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lisa Rein and Andrew Ba Tran and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • To Fund Border Wall, Trump Administration Weighs Cuts to Coast Guard, Airport Security

    • By: Dan Lamothe, Ashley Halsey III, Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The Trump administration, searching for money to build the president’s planned multibillion-dollar border wall and crack down on illegal immigration, is weighing significant cuts to the Coast Guard, the Transportation Security Administration and other agencies focused on national security threats, according to a draft plan.

    "To Fund Border Wall, Trump Administration Weighs Cuts to Coast Guard, Airport Security" is from the March 07, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Dan Lamothe, Ashley Halsey III and Lisa Rein and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Disabled Workers Were Overpaid $11 Billion in Social Security over 9 Years, Watchdog Reports

    • By: Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Disabled Workers Were Overpaid $11 Billion in Social Security over 9 Years, Watchdog Reports" is from the November 03, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lisa Rein and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Bill Advances to Open Some National Parks to Paddlers, Drawing Battle Lines with Environmentalists

    • By: Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Bill Advances to Open Some National Parks to Paddlers, Drawing Battle Lines with Environmentalists" is from the October 10, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lisa Rein and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Ronny Jackson Withdraws as Trump’s Nominee to Lead Veterans Affairs

    • By: Lisa Rein, John Wagner, Josh Dawsey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Ronny L. Jackson, President Trump’s embattled nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, withdrew from consideration Thursday amid mushrooming allegations of professional misconduct that raised questions about the White House vetting process.

    "Ronny Jackson Withdraws as Trump’s Nominee to Lead Veterans Affairs" is from the April 26, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lisa Rein, John Wagner and Josh Dawsey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • VA Chief Announces Overhaul at Hospitals Nationwide Following Report on Alleged D.C. Center Mismanagement

    • By: Lisa Rein, Emily Wax-Thibodeaux
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Veterans Affairs Secretary David J. Shulkin on Wednesday announced a sweeping overhaul of the senior leadership at troubled hospitals across the country following the release of a searing investigation into what the agency watchdog said were management failures that put patients at VA’s flagship medical center in the District at risk.

    "VA Chief Announces Overhaul at Hospitals Nationwide Following Report on Alleged D.C. Center Mismanagement" is from the March 07, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lisa Rein, Emily Wax-Thibodeaux and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Help Wanted: Why Republicans Won’t Work for the Trump Administration

    • By: Lisa Rein, Abby Phillip
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    The array of legal and political threats hanging over the Trump presidency has compounded the White House’s struggles to fill out the top ranks of the government.

    "Help Wanted: Why Republicans Won’t Work for the Trump Administration" is from the June 17, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lisa Rein and Abby Phillip and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Slow Pace of Trump Nominations Leaves Cabinet Agencies 'Stuck' in Staffing Limbo

    • By: Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    President Trump’s Cabinet secretaries are growing exasperated at how slowly the White House is moving to fill hundreds of top-tier posts, warning that the vacancies are hobbling efforts to oversee agency operations and promote the president’s agenda, according to administration officials, lawmakers and lobbyists.

    "Slow Pace of Trump Nominations Leaves Cabinet Agencies 'Stuck' in Staffing Limbo" is from the April 25, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lisa Rein and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • White House Installs Political Aides at Cabinet Agencies to Be Trump’s Eyes and Ears

    • By: Lisa Rein, Juliet Eilperin
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Unusual network of influential advisers is tasked with monitoring the secretaries’ loyalties, officials said.

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