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    • Don’t Condemn White Nationalists, Veterans Affairs’ Diversity Chief Was Told After Charlottesville, Emails Show

    • By: Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    A top White House appointee at the Department of Veterans Affairs sought to silence the agency’s chief diversity officer, who — in the aftermath of last year’s racially charged violence in Charlottesville — pushed for a forceful condemnation that was at odds with President Trump’s response, newly disclosed emails show.

    "Don’t Condemn White Nationalists, Veterans Affairs’ Diversity Chief Was Told After Charlottesville, Emails Show" is from the December 05, 2018 Politics 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • White House Concerned Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Violated Federal Rules

    • By: Juliet Eilperin, Josh Dawsey, Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 9 mins
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    The White House is growing increasingly concerned about allegations of misconduct against Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, according to two senior administration officials, and President Trump has asked aides for more information about a Montana land deal under scrutiny by the Justice Department.

    "White House Concerned Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Violated Federal Rules" is from the November 01, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Juliet Eilperin, Josh Dawsey and Lisa Rein and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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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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    • U.S. Authorities Begin Raids, Taking 121 Illegal Immigrants into Custody over the Weekend

    • By: Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "U.S. Authorities Begin Raids, Taking 121 Illegal Immigrants into Custody over the Weekend" is from the Politics and Power 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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    • Federal Agencies Rush to Fill Job Openings Before Trump Takes Office Jan. 20

    • By: Lisa Rein, Juliet Eilperin
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Several federal agencies are accelerating hiring in the final days of the Obama administration to ensure that as many new employees as possible are in place before President-elect Donald Trump imposes a promised hiring freeze.

    "Federal Agencies Rush to Fill Job Openings Before Trump Takes Office Jan. 20" is from the December 31, 2016 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lisa Rein and Juliet Eilperin and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘I’ve Never Seen These Positions Politicized’: White House Rejection of Veterans Judges Raises Concerns of Partisanship

    • By: Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The Board of Veterans’ Appeals has long filled a nonpartisan role in the federal government, run by dozens of judges charged with sorting through a thicket of regulations to determine whether an injured veteran is entitled to lifetime benefits.

    "‘I’ve Never Seen These Positions Politicized’: White House Rejection of Veterans Judges Raises Concerns of Partisanship" is from the October 23, 2018 Politics 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • New Veterans Affairs Chief Plans to Reassign, Sideline Trump Loyalists Now in Power

    • By: Lisa Rein
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    In one of his first acts as President Trump’s Veterans Affairs secretary, Robert Wilkie intends to reassign several high-ranking political appointees at the center of the agency’s ongoing morale crisis and staffing exodus, according to three people familiar with his plans.

    "New Veterans Affairs Chief Plans to Reassign, Sideline Trump Loyalists Now in Power" is from the July 29, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lisa Rein and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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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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    • 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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    • 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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