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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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    • No Tweeting What You Actually Think about Clinton or Carson If You're on the Clock: New Rules for Feds

    • By: Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "No Tweeting What You Actually Think about Clinton or Carson If You're on the Clock: New Rules for Feds" is from the November 14, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lisa Rein and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Congressman Demands Climate Study Documents as Scientists Warn of 'Chilling Effect'

    • By: Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Congressman Demands Climate Study Documents as Scientists Warn of 'Chilling Effect'" is from the November 07, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lisa Rein and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • The Defense Secretary Wants His Scientists to Travel. They've Been Grounded by Bureaucracy

    • By: Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "The Defense Secretary Wants His Scientists to Travel. They've Been Grounded by Bureaucracy" is from the May 06, 2016, Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lisa Rein and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Pentagon Still Scrambling to Understand Trump Hiring Freeze

    • By: Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    The confusion comes from the language in the memorandum, which clearly exempts “military personnel.” The Pentagon can continue to commission active-duty service members. But DoD officials say they still do not know whether the civilian workforce, which makes up about 35 percent of the 2.1 million civil servants in the federal government, also is considered “military personnel” and thus can continue hiring.

    "Pentagon Still Scrambling to Understand Trump Hiring Freeze" is from the January 24, 2017 Politics 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Climate Scientists to Be Grilled by Congressional Investigators, but Their E-Mails Are Still Off-Limits

    • By: Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Climate Scientists to Be Grilled by Congressional Investigators, but Their E-Mails Are Still Off-Limits" is from the November 17, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lisa Rein and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Top Lawmaker Rebutted on Climate Study Accusation

    • By: Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Top Lawmaker Rebutted on Climate Study Accusation" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lisa Rein and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Trump Has a Plan for Government Workers. They’re Not Going to Like It.

    • By: Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress are drawing up plans to take on the government bureaucracy they have long railed against, by eroding job protections and grinding down benefits that federal workers have received for a generation.

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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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